India

  • Sterilisation
    Mar 05, 2015 21:52 IST

    Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in 1 hour

    A doctor allegedly carried out sterilisation surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre in Chandauli recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.

  • Arvind Kejriwal leaves his house
    Mar 05, 2015 22:04 IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal's car zooms past Karnataka toll gate without paying for passage

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal jumped from one controversy to another as he arrived in Bengaluru on Thursday with images on local television channels of his car zipping through two toll gates without paying for passage.

  • PDP, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
    Mar 05, 2015 22:48 IST

    BJP condemns CM Mufti's remarks over release of political prisoners

    The BJP local unit on Thursday condemned the "divisive" remarks of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed and asked the leader to concentrate on implementation of Common Minimum Programme.

  • Adarsh society
    Mar 05, 2015 23:15 IST

    CBI to seek legal opinion on former Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to seek fresh legal opinion on the option of prosecuting former Maharashatra chief minister Ashok Chavan for his suspected role in Mumbai's Adarsh Society scam for alleged misconduct under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) act.

  • August Kranti Nagar
    Mar 05, 2015 23:15 IST

    United Oppn gears up to delay bills, govt's reform plan may hit roadblock

    A united Opposition has multiple options to delay the passage of the contentious land acquisition and insurance bills in Parliament, leaving the government staring at a long road ahead to deliver big-ticket reforms and shore up the economy.

  • Delhi is a mini-India, Delhi is the pride of the nation, said PM Narendra Modi in a rally in the capital city. (ANI Photo)
    Mar 05, 2015 23:22 IST

    PM Modi to visit Jaffna, Buddhist city in Sri Lanka

    A carefully-crafted itinerary is on the works for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to Sri Lanka. The itinerary likely includes a trip to Anuradhapura, a sacred Buddhist city steeped in the richness of the Sinhalese civilisation.

  • Chairman of moderate faction
    Mar 05, 2015 23:23 IST

    Ready to break bread with Modi, says Mirwaiz

    A few days after PDP -BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir started with a promise of engaging with the separatists, moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq says he has no problems in talking with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Supreme Court-N
    Mar 05, 2015 23:25 IST

    Senior lawyers can be part of Lokpal selection committee: Government

    The government has told the Supreme Court that nominating a senior advocate as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointing a chairperson and members of the Lokpal would not lead to conflict of interest even if the practicing lawyer appears before a Supreme Court judge who could be in consideration for the post.

  • Mars Mountain
    Mar 05, 2015 19:35 IST

    A day before Holi, Isro releases images captured by Mangalyaan

    Three images captured by Mangalyaan – India’s first spacecraft to Mars - has been uploaded in social media a day before Holi.

  • RK Pachauri
    Mar 05, 2015 20:50 IST

    Sexual harassment case: Pachauri still holds position in global bodies

    Despite allegations of sexual harassment, RK Pachauri, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is still part of some prominent international bodies, even though he has resigned as the chairperson of the Nobel-prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and as member of Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change.

  • Modi in Australia
    Mar 05, 2015 20:13 IST

    Modi slams opposition for blocking passage of Land Bill in RS

    Asserting that the land bill is not anti-farmer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday criticised the opposition for creating hurdles in the passage of the measure in Rajya Sabha, where the NDA government does not have a majority.

  • Nagaland lynching
    Mar 05, 2015 20:02 IST

    Mob parades, lynches 'rapist' after dragging him out of Nagaland jail

    A mob lynched an alleged rapist, said to be a Bangladeshi national, on Thursday after breaking into a central jail in Nagaland's Dimapur town and dragging him out.

  • December 16
    Mar 05, 2015 19:05 IST

    The show will go on: YouTube plays on December 16 gang-rape documentary

    The government is unlikely to be able to fully keep the controversial documentary on the December 16 gang-rape out of reach for Indian users for long, as the video spread far and wide on the internet within hours of its telecast in Britain.

  •  Rahul Gandhi
    Mar 05, 2015 20:44 IST

    Rahul to join protest on land bill by farmers in Delhi on March 16

    After having skipped the party’s protest against the land acquisition ordinance last month, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to join an agitation by farmers from Bhatta-Parsaul on the issue in Delhi on March 16.

  • Mar 05, 2015 21:02 IST

    Tharoor did not influence Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy: Tribunal

    Former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been absolved by the Central Administrative Tribunal of the charge of putting pressure on AIIMS doctor to submit a "tailor-made autopsy report" in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case.