India

  • Sushma Swaraj
    Aug 03, 2015 11:54 IST

    Didn't request UK govt to help Lalit Modi: Sushma Swaraj

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday told Parliament that she did not make any request to UK government on behalf of Lalit Modi.

  •  Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressing a rally in Meham  village in Rohtak on Saturday. Manoj Dhaka/HT
    Aug 03, 2015 11:29 IST

    Champion of 'Mann ki Baat' retreats to 'maun-vrat' on scandals: Sonia

    Hours ahead of the all-party meet called by the government in a last-ditch attempt to break the Parliament logjam, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence, saying that the champion of 'mann ki baat' retreats to 'maun vrat' whenever there is a scandal involving his colleagues.

  • Kodaikanal won't, Hindustan Unilever, Sofia Ashraf
    Aug 03, 2015 11:08 IST

    'Kodaikanal Won't': Chennai rapper's video takes on Unilever

    "Kodaikanal won't", a rap video released by the NGO Jhatkaa.org which takes on Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever's Indian subsidiary over mercury poisoning in the Tamil Nadu city of Kodaikanal, has gone viral on social media.

  • Geeta, a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in  Pakistan for past 15 years.
    Aug 03, 2015 10:40 IST

    Swaraj asks envoy to meet Indian woman stuck in Pakistan

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian envoy in Pakistan to look into the case of a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in the neighbouring country for at least 15 years.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 03, 2015 10:18 IST

    Oppn protests continue in Parliament; both Houses adjourn till 2pm

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday rejected the opposition’s allegations that she helped tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi’s efforts to obtain British travel documents even as the Congress said there would be no compromise on its demand for her resignation.

  • Air India
    Aug 03, 2015 10:06 IST

    Air India's Delhi-Chicago flight delayed by 15 hours

    Air India’s Delhi-Chicago flight was delayed by more than 15 hours on July 30 as a member of the cabin crew did not report for duty.

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur
    Aug 03, 2015 10:17 IST

    Dhumal, son Anurag cost Himachal exchequer Rs 100 cr: Cong

    The opposition Congress has accused former Himachal Pradesh chief minister PK Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur of causing a loss of Rs 100 crore to the state exchequer through the allotment of land to the state cricket association, the latest in a string of attacks on the BJP.

  • Charminar
    Aug 03, 2015 08:43 IST

    Charminar 'will be razed' if it is weak: Telangana deputy CM

    Telangana deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali cause a stir on Sunday after remarking that the historic "Charminar" would be razed if it became dilapidated. Ali made the remarks while defending his government's decision to rebuild the 90-year-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad.

  • Mamata Banerjee at Martyr's Day rally in Kolkata
    Aug 03, 2015 08:29 IST

    Bengal flood situation grim, Mamata monitors situation

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the wake of Cyclone Komen. The chief minister also called in the army for rescue operations in worst flood-hit areas, as heavy rain continued to lash the state.

  • BSF
    Aug 03, 2015 08:03 IST

    Pak violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Sunday night opened unprovoked firing on several forward posts in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.

  • police line
    Aug 02, 2015 23:44 IST

    UP student beaten up, guardians thrown off hostel building

    A senior student and a warden of Sant Asaram Public School in Agra allegedly beat up a junior student and then threw two of his relatives from the third floor of the hostel building when they tried to intervene. The duo was seriously injured and admitted to the hospital.

  • Raisen flood
    Aug 03, 2015 01:29 IST

    Komen aftermath: At least 88 killed in floods across 4 states

    At least 104 people were killed and more than a million evacuated as heavy rainfall lashed across several Indian states through the weekend after cyclone Komen created a depression over Bangladesh.

  • Parliament
    Aug 03, 2015 01:15 IST

    Govt calls meet of major parties to end Parliament deadlock

    In a last-ditch effort to save the monsoon session from complete washout and push its reforms agenda, including the GST bill, the government has called a meeting of 15 parties on Monday.

  • Rupee
    Aug 03, 2015 00:37 IST

    Rs 400-cr worth fake notes in circulation, have Pak links

    The findings of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) study commissioned by the National Investigation Agency are at variance with estimates by the Intelligence Bureau pegging fake currency infusion per annum at Rs 2,500 crore.

  • All India Radio
    Aug 03, 2015 00:42 IST

    AIR plans to counter Chinese invasion of Indian airwaves

    From across India’s long and hazy Himalayan border up north, Chinese radio ripples into Indian homes with a mixed fare of multi-lingual programmes, including news, commentary and even Mandarin tutorials. It’s an airwave ‘incursion’ India is fending off with a sweeping border expansion of the state broadcaster, All-India Radio.