- May 27, 2015 23:53 IST
Amid the growing rift between the ruling Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal over the chief ministerial post, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said he was not in the race for the CM’s post in Bihar due to his conviction
- May 27, 2015 23:52 IST
The Rajasthan high court on Wednesday pulled up the state administration for having given a “free hand” to Gujjar agitators and ordered restoration of traffic within 24 hours on the road and rail routes blocked by them.
- May 27, 2015 20:47 IST
Union minister Smriti Irani and Priyanka Gandhi traded barbs on Wednesday over the issue of an Indian Institute of Information Technology in Rae Bareli, escalating a battle for political brownie points in the Congress pocket borough.
- May 27, 2015 19:35 IST
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh met PM Narendra Modi at his 7, RCR residence on Wednesday evening, hours after the Rajya Sabha MP hit out at the BJP for destroying India’s democratic ethos and accusing him of corruption to divert from the real issues.
- May 27, 2015 19:24 IST
The brother of Ramdev was arrested on Wednesday after a trucker was allegedly killed in clashes between employees of a food park run by the yoga guru and members of a transport union in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar, police said.
- May 27, 2015 17:49 IST
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik on wednesday accused the state government of not giving any space to his organisation for "political" activities and gave a call for 'jail bharo' agitation from Friday to protest the "curbs".
- May 27, 2015 18:12 IST
Heat stroke is India’s second-deadliest natural calamity after lightning. It is caused when the body’s temperature rises to 40°C (104°F) or more, accompanied by delirium, seizures or coma. Heat stroke can be a fatal condition.
- May 27, 2015 18:45 IST
Aggrieved fishermen in coastal Kerala found an aggressive Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi by their side on Wednesday as he accused the Narendra Modi government of taking away the livelihood of the fishing community.
- May 27, 2015 16:22 IST
Hitting back at Sonia Gandhi for her sharp attacks on him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested on Wednesday that she had been an "unconstitutional" authority exercising "real" power over the PMO during the UPA rule, but now power was wielded only by constitutional means.
- May 27, 2015 16:28 IST
In a relief for Greenpeace India, Delhi high court allowed it on Wednesday to use two of its accounts for the purpose of receiving and utilising fresh domestic donations for its day-to-day functioning, telling the government it cannot choke them of their funds.
- May 27, 2015 16:43 IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to three students of Jindal Global Law School in Haryana who are accused of perpetrating sexual abuses on a junior BBA/MBA course student. The notice will be served on the three students -- Hardik Sikri, Vikas Garg and Karan Chhabra -- through jail superintendent in Sonipat as they are in judicial custody.
- May 27, 2015 16:01 IST
In tune with Prime Minister Modi's objective of improving the effectiveness of governance, the Law ministry has complied a list of archaic laws that will be repealed after getting approval from Parliament.
- May 27, 2015 15:47 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday again lashed out at the Narendra Modi government on the sensitive land issue, saying that it had "taken away the land of the farmers, which is like a mother to them, and given the same to its friends and corporates".
- May 27, 2015 14:17 IST
Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter has reported it was warned by the Indian envoy that President Pranab Mukherjee’s planned state visit to Sweden was “at risk of being cancelled” if it did not retract remarks he made about the Bofors scandal during an interview.
- May 27, 2015 13:38 IST
A relentless heat wave sweeping large parts of India has killed nearly 1,200 people, with most deaths reported from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, even as forecasts warned that the intense weather conditions are expected to continued till the weekend.