India

  • Former Indian President and eminent scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam at a press conference
    Jul 28, 2015 22:02 IST

    Timeline: Life and career of Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam

    Here is a timeline of APJ Abdul Kalam's life and career as India's pre-eminent defence scientist and one of the country's most popular president.

  • Basit
    Jul 28, 2015 21:33 IST

    Gurdaspur fallout: Pakistan envoy cancels visit to Chandigarh

    Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday cancelled his scheduled visit to Chandigarh after the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana called off their meetings with him in the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur blamed on Pakistan-based militants.

  • Punjab police during the encounter in Dinnagar, Gurdaspur.
    Jul 28, 2015 21:22 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists from Pakistan crossed Ravi river

    GPS devices found on three militants killed during a terror siege at a Punjab police station suggest they came from Pakistan across Ravi river, security officials said Tuesday, a finding that could ratchet up India-Pakistan diplomatic tensions amid renewed peace efforts.

  • Praveen Togadia
    Jul 28, 2015 19:20 IST

    Togadia attacks Modi over 'saree, shawl' diplomacy with Pak

    VHP chief Praveen Togadia on Tuesday termed India's policy towards Pakistan as a "failure" and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should put an end to the "saree, shawl" diplomacy following the Gurdaspur terror attack and exhibit a "strong will" to deal with terrorism.

  • Maggi
    Jul 28, 2015 21:17 IST

    Nestle violated laws with excess lead in Maggi, alleges Maharashtra FDA

    The Food and Drugs Administration of Maharashtra on Tuesday told the Bombay high court (HC) that Maggi noodles manufacturer Nestle India violated laws with the lead level in the popular instant snack being above the permissible limit.

  • Nitish Kumar
    Jul 28, 2015 20:22 IST

    HC bans CM, ministers' publicity in 'Badh Chala Bihar' campaign

    In a jolt to the ruling Janata Dal (United), the Patna high court on Tuesday ordered an interim ban on use of pictures of chief minister Nitish Kumar, his ministers and any other publicity material in state government's ambitions "Badh Chala Bihar" campaign.

  • Indian currency
    Jul 28, 2015 19:09 IST

    India, China face exodus of high net worth citizens: Report

    India and China are facing an exodus of their wealthiest citizens with tens of thousands of "high-net-worth individuals" (HNWIs) having left to seek greener pastures, according to a new report.

  • Gujarat Child Welfare Minister Mayaben Kodnani
    Jul 28, 2015 22:14 IST

    Gujarat HC begins final hearing in Naroda Patiya riot case

    The Gujarat High court on Tuesday began final hearing on appeals in the Naroda Patiya riot case, in which 97 people, mostly from minority community, were killed in 2002.

  • Gurdaspur Army
    Jul 28, 2015 20:39 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: 8101 militants killed in Punjab since 1981

    Terror returned to Punjab after a gap of two years when suspected Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Gurdaspur district on Monday and opened fire on police personnel, before they were gunned down.

  • PEB office
    Jul 28, 2015 20:07 IST

    Law of probability is Vyapam’s formula to expel students

    There are hundreds of MBBS students who were expelled although they claim to have had no connection with the Vyapam scam which helped candidates buy seats in medical colleges and government jobs in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Punjab police during the encounter in Dinnagar, Gurdaspur.
    Jul 28, 2015 19:53 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: CCTV footage shows terrorists in army fatigues

    Just before they attacked the Dinanagar police station in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Monday morning, the three terrorists were caught on a security camera just outside the town.

  • Aids Ribbon
    Jul 28, 2015 21:29 IST

    Eminent HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon passes away

    Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986, who successfully led research into the treatment of the deadly virus, passed away at her residence in Chennai on Tuesday.

  •  Vishakhapatnam
    Jul 28, 2015 21:55 IST

    11 killed as heavy rains lash Gujarat

    Incessant rains lashed Gujarat on Tuesday, causing death of 11 persons in various rain-related incidents, affecting normal life and prompting the MeT Department to issue warning to fishermen against venturing into sea.

  • rape
    Jul 28, 2015 19:23 IST

    Chhattisgarh rape: Judicial probe says cops killed tribal girl

    Police in Chhattisgarh found themselves in the dock after a judicial commission probing the alleged gang-rape and killing of a poor tribal girl some years ago pinned the blame for her death on them.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 28, 2015 20:54 IST

    Get the brains behind '93 serial bomb blasts, not just the hands

    As I write this, I do not know if Yakub Memon will be hanged on July 30) or granted mercy. But of one thing I am sure – his faith in the Indian system of justice has been betrayed by the politics surrounding the serial blasts of 1993.