A telephone number of the Indian embassy in Germany has been ‘hacked’ by scamsters who are using the line to threaten several Indians living in the country into coughing up a hefty amount if they wish to avoid legal hassles or, in some cases, deportation.
A day before the Budget session of Parliament resumes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give a pep talk to BJP MPs here on Sunday, on the welfare schemes his government has launched and measures required to take them to people.
Red flags, slightly militaristic party rituals, strict hierarchy, camaraderie and the zeal of the newly convert in college canteens and university debate halls are slowly becoming a thing of the past.
Ending the 10-year-long Prakash Karat era in the CPI(M), the country’s biggest communist party will pick its next general secretary on Sunday in the most challenging times for Left politics, on the last day of the Party Congress in Visakhapatnam.
Railways minister Suresh Prabhu – a former chartered accountant known for his reformist zeal – spoke to HT about his gargantuan task of resurrecting the Indian Railways.
Vikas Swarup, the author of the book that was turned into movie Slumdog Millionaire, will be the new spokesperson of India’s foreign ministry after Syed Akbaruddin, the ministry’s popular voice on social media, bid adieu to the post.
While the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has put the country in global limelight because of its low-cost mission to Mars, its commercial wing, Antrix, has started witnessing a robust growth with more countries approaching it with offers to launch their satellites.
Human resource development minister Smriti Irani on Saturday denied that she was appointing people with personal, political and ideological affiliation to the Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in her ministry.
The reported incidence of NDM across the world varies from 1 in 89,000 to 1 in 4 lakh live births and could be higher in communities where consanguineous (blood-related) marriages happen.
Sumon’s marriage ceremony took place when she was barely a 10 months old. Her brother Pawan too became a groom at the age of three.
At least 12 people were injured when a major fire broke out in an ONGC well near Olpad town in the district during a repair operation. Four of the injured are in a serious condition, fire brigade officials said.
Clearing air over wardrobe of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his office says it does not have any information on expenses of the PM’s designer dresses and its cost.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to the Gujarat government for alleged violation of environmental norms in the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue project.
When Kapra Mardi rejoined the “mainstream” after leaving a Maoist outfit eight years ago, her homecoming was celebrated by the administration as a success story in wooing back a rebel.
The 803rd Urs (annual feast) celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer, starting from Monday, will be momentous affair this year - thanks to US President Barack Obama.