India

  • Sheena Bora (left) and Indrani Mukerjea.
    Aug 28, 2015 13:38 IST

    10 questions that remain unanswered in Sheena murder mystery

    What exactly happened on April 24, 2012, is still not clear, with the Mumbai Police tightlipped about the sequence of events on that day. Sources close to the investigation say they are still verifying the statements of Indrani Mukerjee, her driver Shyam Rai, and her second husband Sanjeev Khanna. Here are 10 questions that remain unanswered in the murder mystery:

  • Sanjeev Khanna
    Aug 28, 2015 13:08 IST

    Sanjeev Khanna 'got huge sum of money' after Sheena's murder

    The Mumbai police, who are investigating the alleged roles of Indrani Mukerjea and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna in the Sheena Bora murder case, have launched a parallel probe into Khanna's finances.

  • 1965 India-Pakistan War.
    Aug 28, 2015 12:16 IST

    Archival footage captures the 1965 India-Pakistan war

    As the Indian government commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war with Pakistan, we take a unique look back at the conflict with the help of several films from British Pathe, which has one of the world’s largest newsreel archives.

  • Sheena Bora
    Aug 28, 2015 13:01 IST

    Poll: Is media reporting of Sheena murder sensational or sober?

    The Mumbai Police have struggled to extract information from former media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea on her daughter Sheena Bora's murder. Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria personally questioned Indrani, but sources said she was evasive.

  • OROP
    Aug 28, 2015 11:48 IST

    Veterans to boycott 1965 war events after OROP talks collapse

    Retired military personnel upset by the lack of a breakthrough on the issue of one rank one pension (OROP) have decided to boycott the government’s celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of India's 1965 war with Pakistan.

  • Yakub Memon
    Aug 28, 2015 11:11 IST

    Law panel draft paper favours abolition of death penalty

    The Law Commission is set to recommend abolition of death penalty in India except for terror convicts, media reports said on Friday, a move rights activists say is long overdue in the country.

  • A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
    Aug 28, 2015 08:15 IST

    Ceasefire violation: 2 dead, 16 injured in Pak firing in Jammu

    Two civilians were killed and 16 others injured in a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the international border in Jammu district

  • Chemist shop
    Aug 28, 2015 01:27 IST

    Non-medical items may soon disappear from chemist shops

    Baby food, soaps and health supplements could soon disappear from your friendly neighbourhood chemist’s shelves if the government decides to turn this proposal into a regulation.

  • OROP
    Aug 28, 2015 01:19 IST

    OROP breakthrough in sight as veterans, govt show flexibility

    Talks between the government and ex-servicemen agitating for implementation of the one-rank one-pension scheme are veering towards closure with both sides having worked out a compromise formula on the base year as well as rollout date.

  • Sheena Bora, Rahul Mukerjea
    Aug 28, 2015 00:58 IST

    'Why is his name being dragged?': Rahul Mukerjea's grandmother

    “Why is Rahul’s name being dragged (into the controversy)? He is a reserved boy,” Seema lamented. She, however, refused to say anything on her grandson’s relationship with Sheena.

  • Sheena, Rahul
    Aug 28, 2015 00:58 IST

    Rahul got break-up SMS from Sheena the day she was killed

    Investigations into the Sheena Bora murder on Wednesday morning began in earnest when Rahul Mukerjea, younger son of former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea, arrived at Khar police station on Thursday.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 28, 2015 00:38 IST

    Indrani a tough nut to crack, even for seasoned Mumbai cops

    Police struggled through Thursday to extract information from former media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea on her daughter Sheena Bora's murder after she repeatedly changed her statement during efforts to unravel a crime that has transfixed the nation.

  • Toll plaza
    Aug 28, 2015 00:40 IST

    Why should people pay toll on bad roads?

    Commuters do not have to pay toll if highways or expressways are damaged or poorly maintained, the Supreme Court said.

  • Patels 5
    Aug 28, 2015 00:31 IST

    BJP’s Patel leaders torn between party and community

    The standoff between the Gujarat government and the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (Paas) is tearing apart one set of politicians — the Patel leaders of the BJP.

  • Security personnel keep an eye on traffic along an arterial road in Surat on Thursday. (PTI Photo)
    Aug 28, 2015 00:27 IST

    Gujarat returns slowly to normal after Patel protests

    Following two days of widespread arson and violence by the agitating Patidar community that claimed eight lives, the situation was slowly returning to normal in the nerve centre of Gujarat on Thursday. The heavy deployment of security personnel ensured that no major incident of violence was reported in the city during the day.