India

  • WhatsApp
    Jul 05, 2015 13:29 IST

    WhatsApp message triggers communal tension UP's Moradabad

    Moradabad city was tense on Sunday after members of the Muslim community, angered by an objectionable post on WhatsApp, lobbed stones at a police station and reportedly manhandled some policemen.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 05, 2015 13:01 IST

    Poll: Chouhan says no CBI probe into Vyapam scam needed. Agree?

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday there was no need for a CBI investigation into the Vyapam scam and the death of a Delhi journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 05, 2015 11:17 IST

    Will ask SIT to look into journo death, no CBI probe needed: Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday he would write to the high court-appointed Special Investigation Team probing the Vyapam scam to look into the sudden death of a journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.

  • PEB office
    Jul 05, 2015 11:35 IST

    Dean of Madhya Pradesh medical college found dead in Delhi hotel

    The dean of a medical college in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh was found dead in a hotel in southwest Delhi on Sunday. Reports said 64-year-old Arun Sharma was investigating irregularities in the medical entrance test conducted by the tainted Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.

  • Harmohinder Singh Khosa accused and elder brother of the victim pleads not
    Jul 05, 2015 10:36 IST

    72-year-old woman in Mumbai beaten and robbed, fights for life

    A 72-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was brutally assaulted by two alleged robbers inside her apartment in Santacruz area of Mumbai, police officials and doctors said on Sunday.

  • Ajmer blast
    Jul 05, 2015 00:49 IST

    Ajmer blast case goes Malegaon way, 13 witnesses turn hostile

    The trial of alleged Hindu extremists in the 2007 Ajmer blast case has received a setback as 13 of 93 witnesses have refused to support the prosecution in their depositions so far. Seven of those 13 are ‘material witnesses’ whose testimonies are crucial to prove the case.

  • Merrut Medical College
    Jul 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Caught on camera: Meerut hospital staff sells human liver

    The Meerut district administration on Saturday ordered a probe after an employee of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College was caught on camera selling a human liver, suspected to be used widely in the state for black magic rituals.

  • Dawood Ibrahim
    Jul 04, 2015 16:45 IST

    Dawood wanted house arrest instead of being kept in jail: Pawar

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday Ram Jethmalani’s proposal on allowing 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to surrender was rejected in the 90s as a notorious criminal like him could not be put merely under house arrest.

  • Chhattisgarh chief minister, Raman Singh
    Jul 04, 2015 16:25 IST

    Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh accused of Rs 36,000-cr rice scam

    The Congress on Saturday launched a fresh attack on the BJP, demanding Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s resignation for alleged involvement in a Rs 36,000-crore scam in a scheme for supplying rice through the public distribution system.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:56 IST

    Swachh Bharat? Govt buildings at the bottom of clealiness ranking

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s messages for a Swachh Bharat seem to be falling on deaf ears within his own administration with key government buildings like Shastri Bhawan and Krishi Bhawan languishing at the bottom of a cleanliness ranking prepared by the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).

  • Diarrhoea patients Dasuya
    Jul 05, 2015 00:58 IST

    Most Indians prefer private healthcare services over govt hospitals

    Jasmeet Singh quietly stares at a piece of farm land in Punjab’s Amritsar district he once owned. He was forced to sell the land to pay for his father’s cancer treatment at a private hospital in Delhi after a brief period at a local government hospital.

  • Rahul Gandhi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:42 IST

    After farmers, Cong vice prez Rahul Gandhi comes out for business

    Rahul Gandhi turned a brand new leaf on Saturday, meeting leaders from the world of e-commerce and assuring them that he was pro-business and wanted industries to grow. The Congress vice-president’s latest move came a day before the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “digital dialogue”.

  • Harmohinder Singh Khosa accused and elder brother of the victim pleads not
    Jul 04, 2015 09:00 IST

    Ex-Bihar minister stabbed, prime suspect arrested

    Ezaz-ul-Haq, a former Bihar minister, was stabbed in his flat in Patna late on Friday night.

  • Ulfa
    Jul 04, 2015 12:36 IST

    Four IEDs found in Guwahati-bound bus

    Officials suspect the outlawed faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom was trying to smuggle the IEDs into Guwahati for “major subversive activities ahead of the Independence Day celebrations”.

  • Hema Malini injured in road accident
    Jul 04, 2015 08:35 IST

    After arrest, Hema Malini's driver released on bail

    Police on Friday arrested BJP lawmaker Hema Malini’s driver, a day after her Mercedes collided with a Maruti Alto in Rajasthan killing a two-year-old girl and leaving the actor and four others injured.