Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
One of the men convicted of the brutal 2012 gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in Delhi has triggered outrage by claiming the victim was to blame for her fatal sexual assault.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has refused to comment on speculations about a larger role for Priyanka Gandhi and appeared annoyed over questions on Rahul Gandhi's whereabouts.
The PDP demanded the return of executed terrorist Afzal Guru’s mortal remains on Monday, a day after Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed gave a rocky start to the party’s coalition with the BJP by crediting separatist leaders, militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of assembly elections.
In what could be an indication of the Centre’s changing approach towards probes into instances of so-called “Hindu terror”, the NDA government asked the NIA not to challenge the Andhra high court giving bail to two accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, sources told HT.
From refusing an Islamic skullcap in 2011 to warmly hugging 14 Muslim ministers from a party that often veers towards soft separatism— the images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Jammu on Sunday were telling as the chalk-and-cheese PDP-BJP government was sworn in.
People in Delhi woke up to a rainy morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast more rain and an overcast day ahead.
A ‘good deal’ for land is a matter of perspective. Sometimes it is a study in contrasts — what makes for a ‘good deal’ in Singur in West Bengal is only one-tenth of the going rate for land in, for instance, certain parts of Gurgaon.
Home minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh said on Monday the government fully dissociated itself from the statement of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed that Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants 'allowed' smooth conduct of assembly polls in the state.
Controversial businessman Moin Akhtar Qureshi was granted bail on Monday by a Delhi court after he appeared before it as an accused in a black money case filed by IT department for allegedly not disclosing his income of nearly Rs 20 crore.
In a major reshuffle ahead of possible elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party president at the AICC session next month, the Congress on Monday appointed five new PCC chiefs and one regional Congress committee president.
Swine flu has now spread to many new districts in Uttar Pradesh and the number of people infected has risen to 614 in the last 24-hours, an official said on Monday.
Soon after taking oath on Sunday, Sayeed had said credit must be given to people from across the border, an oblique reference to Pakistan, Hurriyat and militant outfits, for "allowing conducive atmosphere" for assembly polls.
A special CBI court on Monday dropped charges against Gujarat additional director general of police Geeta Johari in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, for want of mandatory sanction from Maharashtra government for her prosecution.
A Delhi court granted bail to businessman Moin Ahmed Qureshi on Monday in a case filed by the income tax department for allegedly not disclosing his income of about Rs 20 crore and dodging tax.
Six hours after the offices of Shastri Bhawan officially closed, the three CISF personnel standing guard outside stare curiously at the lights still on inside the building and the shadowy figures in the corridors.