India

  • Aug 28, 2015 21:29 IST

    Rahul Mukerjea was shy, wanted to become a model

    Rahul Mukerjea, son of Peter Mukerjea from his first wife Shabnam, was a shy guy with aspirations of becoming a model but after the death of Sheena Bora, he apparently became more reserved.

  • Aug 28, 2015 21:16 IST

    RSS raises national security fears with Rajnath, Parrikar

    The RSS has revealed its fears before the government about a growing threat to national security in frontier areas of states sharing international borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • Aug 28, 2015 20:03 IST

    Sheena Bora murder case: Many challenges await Mumbai cops

    A Mumbai court on Friday remanded Sanjeev Khanna, former husband of 9X Media founder Indrani Mukherjea who was arrested in connection with her daughter Sheena Bora's murder, in police custody till August 31. Here are the challenges ahead of the Mumbai police as well as a glance at the force's to-do list.

  • Aug 28, 2015 20:03 IST

    Wi-Fi, credit cards, job quota: Nitish lures youth and women voters

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday announced plans to give credit cards to college students, free Wi-Fi in all university and colleges and 35% reservation to women in all government jobs, provided he is voted again to power.

  • Aug 28, 2015 18:24 IST

    Sheena murder: Here's what we know after 4 days of drama

    While gossip and several accounts of the ‘police version’ are going around on social media and in water-cooler chats, here is a sequence of events based on the facts we know so far:

  • Aug 28, 2015 18:07 IST

    In Gujarat, special measures for poor among 'general castes'

    In a move with implications for the national debate on reservations, the Gujarat government will offer special packages for the economically backward among general castes in education as a way to 'quell the discontent among the young of upper castes'.

  • Aug 28, 2015 18:01 IST

    Pakistan summons Indian envoy over J-K border firing

    Pakistan on Friday summoned the Indian envoy to protest against firing on the border in Jammu and Kashmir after six people died and 46 others were injured in shelling.

  • Aug 28, 2015 17:54 IST

    Jharkhand: Father carries raped minor daughter 4km daily for treatment

    A daily wage worker in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district is forced to carry his 9-year-old daughter, who was raped almost two months ago, to a primary health centre at least four kilometres away everyday.

  • Aug 28, 2015 17:18 IST

    Parrikar says PMO involved in efforts to resolve OROP issue

    The PMO is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve the One Rank One Pension issue and the government is working to fill in the "small gaps" in it, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

  • Aug 28, 2015 15:52 IST

    Bihar polls: Oppn accuses govt of trying to 'brainwash' students

    Opposition parties in poll-bound Bihar have questioned the ruling JD(U) for an alleged "misuse" of the state's education network for electoral benefit after a footage of government school teachers "educating" students about the "welfare schemes" undertaken by the Nitish Kumar government was aired.

  • Aug 28, 2015 16:19 IST

    Srinagar: Rahul takes tea break in separatists' bastion

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday made a surprise visit to Maisuma locality, the hub of separatist protests near Lal Chowk in Srinagar for a tea and snacks break at a local vendor.

  • Aug 28, 2015 15:41 IST

    Massive hunt for Andhra's 'syringe psycho' who pricks women

    An unidentified bike rider has terrorised Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district, pricking at least nine women travelling alone with a syringe needle in the past week.

  • Aug 28, 2015 15:19 IST

    India is only external threat, says Pakistani military

    The Pakistani armed forces believe India is the only "external military threat" to the country and the situation is volatile because the two countries do not have any conflict resolution mechanism.

  • Aug 28, 2015 15:04 IST

    Mumbai cops find skull where Sheena's body was dumped

    The Mumbai Police found bones, including a skull, from the spot where Sheena Bora’s body was said to have been buried after she was murdered in 2012, television channels reported on Friday.

  • Aug 28, 2015 14:34 IST

    Chronicling Bihar’s journey from Lalu to Nitish

    Bihar’s income witnessed its slowest growth during the twin rules of Lalu Prasad and wife Rabri Devi spanning 15 years from 1990 and the overall economic decline earned the state the Bimaru tag, an acronym used for financially-sick states.