India

  • Govindacharya
    Jul 01, 2015 11:57 IST

    'Power-centric' Modi govt has no values, says RSS' Govindacharya

    RSS ideologue and former BJP general secretary KN Govindacharya has said that Narendra Modi government's lack of action against its ministers who have been accused of corruption and impropriety "speaks of the political dishonesty of the establishment".

  • Landslides Darjeeling West Bengal Rainfall
    Jul 01, 2015 11:14 IST

    At least 30 killed, houses swept away in Darjeeling landslides

    At least 30 people were killed in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in West Bengal's Darjeeling district early on Wednesday even as more reports of major damages were pouring in.

  • Amarnath Yatra was flagged off by J-K health minister Choudhary Lal Singh
    Jul 01, 2015 10:19 IST

    More than 1,200 pilgrims leave Jammu for annual Amarnath Yatra

    The annual Amarnath Yatra, whose destination is an ice stagalamite shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, commenced from Jammu on Wednesday amid tight security arrangements as the first batch of 1,280 pilgrims left for the cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jul 01, 2015 11:50 IST

    Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page edited from a govt IP address

    A Twitter account called @AnonGoIWPEdits has claimed that someone from a government of India IP address made malicious revisions to Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page.

  • Minister fixes woman doctor's collar
    Jul 01, 2015 09:57 IST

    J-K minister 'adjusts' woman doctor's collar, pic goes viral

    The photograph of the Jammu and Kashmir minister 'fixing' the collar of a woman doctor in a government hospital has provoked sharp criticism. The image has been widely circulated on social media and has created a huge furore.

  •  Ajit Doval, Yang Jiechi
    Jul 01, 2015 01:27 IST

    China and India all set to speed up border row resolution

    India and China are all set to hold a crucial round of boundary talks on the sidelines of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit at Ufa in Russia next week. Beijing is learnt to have expressed its interest in fast-tracking resolution of the festering boundary dispute, indicating that it is even open to a meeting of the special representatives every three months.

  • Kerala
    Jul 01, 2015 11:34 IST

    Over 1,200 Indian nurses hit by UK visa change

    Britain’s health officials have raised an alarm over the prospect of over 1,200 Indian nurses and thousands more from other non-EU countries being forced to leave the country due to a new income threshold required under visa rules for continued stay in the country.

  • Modi
    Jul 01, 2015 09:21 IST

    PM Modi to launch Digital India Project in two panchayats

    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) Indore Circle General Manager M R Rawat said that ten village panchayats, which are around 35 km, will be connected with a high-speed internet service under the project that will be launched on Wednesday.

  • Caconsulate general of India
    Jul 01, 2015 00:59 IST

    Indian diaspora floods missions with 60,000 distress complaints

    Indians living abroad filed over 60,000 complaints of harassment, sexual and physical abuse as well as other grievances with the country’s missions over the past four years, while the most instances were reported in the Gulf and none in Pakistan, government data show.

  • Lalit Modi
    Jun 30, 2015 23:55 IST

    ED checks if Lalit Modi got Rs 125cr from IPL TV rights transfer fee

    The Enforcement Directorate will examine if former IPL boss Lalit Modi benefitted from a payment of R425 crore by a Singapore-based company to an obscure firm in Mauritius for television rights of the popular cricket tournament.

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jun 30, 2015 18:44 IST

    Digvijaya goes after Chouhan, seeks CBI probe into Vyapam scam

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said he had filed a petition seeking a CBI investigation into the professional examination board scam in Madhya Pradesh--a scandal which claimed the lives of 25 people.

  • 
Narendra Modi taking selfie with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
    Jul 01, 2015 01:57 IST

    Now, Chinese investment won’t hit a security wall

    Chinese investors will no longer have to fret over investment proposals getting stuck for vague security reasons as New Delhi has put in place clearly defined criteria, the most significant being the appointment of Indians on critical positions and an unblemished corporate record.

  • NCBN, KCR
    Jun 30, 2015 23:32 IST

    KCR calls in sick, skips gov dinner for prez attended by Naidu

    The official reason for Rao's absence is that he was suffering from a fever. Though the CMO officials put it as a slight ailment, the CM had in fact cancelled all his appointments for the day.

  • Kunal Ghosh
    Jun 30, 2015 20:30 IST

    Cops 'kick' MP Kunal Ghosh to stop him from talking to media

    The Bidhannagar Police on Tuesday manhandled Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh inside Bidhannagar court premises to prevent him from speaking to the media.

  • Indian Navy
    Jun 30, 2015 18:51 IST

    Navy says Chinese submarine docking at Pakistan no big concern

    Indian Navy on Tuesday responded to reports that a Chinese submarine had crossed the Arabian Sea and entered Karachi port last month. They said that it was not a matter of big concern but they were monitoring all such activities.