India

  • As per a rough estimate, about 2.50 lakh apartments are expected to come up in Noida Extension.
    Jul 06, 2015 21:08 IST

    Noida: Maid from Jharkhand thrown off the 8th floor dies

    Family members of a 20-year-old maid, who died after she was allegedly thrown off the 8th floor of an apartment at Sector 49 in Noida on Sunday, have been traced in Latehar.

  • Army personnel carry bomb disposal equipment for defusing mortar shells fired by Pakistani Rangers
    Jul 06, 2015 20:23 IST

    Pakistan fires mortar shells along border, targets 6 BSF posts

    Pakistan fired mortar shells along the international border in Arnia sector, about 20km from Jammu city, on Sunday night, a BSF official said.

  • PEB office
    Jul 06, 2015 19:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: 40 dead, 2000 held, 2.5m affected; but no CBI probe

    A multi-crore scam in Madhya Pradesh got murkier on Monday with a mysterious third death linked to the scandal but the Centre ruled out a CBI probe despite mounting pressure amid allegations of witnesses being deliberately eliminated.

  • Akshay Singh
    Jul 06, 2015 19:10 IST

    Journalist autopsy reveals enlarged heart, no injuries: Reports

    The autopsy on the body of Akshay Singh the journalist who died while covering the Vyapam scam has revealed that he died of an enlarged heart, reports said Monday.

  • ADG (anti-Maoist operation) RK Vij Chhattisgarh Police app
    Jul 06, 2015 18:20 IST

    Chhattisgarh police launch smartphone app for anti-Maoist intel

    To boost information gathering network as part of the anti-Maoist operation, police in Chhattisgarh utilise smartphones via a specifically designed app for civilians who can pass on crucial inputs.

  • Amma, Jayalalithaa
    Jul 06, 2015 18:00 IST

    DMK files petition in SC challenging Jayalalithaa's acquittal

    The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, challenging Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's acquittal in the disproportionate assets case.

  • Rajnath Singh
    Jul 06, 2015 16:47 IST

    Vyapam scam: No CBI probe till SC or HC asks, says Rajnath

    Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday there would be no CBI investigation into the Vyapam scam until a court directed the central investigating agency to look into the examination and recruitment scam that is dogging Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's third term.

  • Vyapam scam Congress MP Bhopal
    Jul 06, 2015 16:06 IST

    It's wrong to link every death with Vyapam scam, says CM Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday it was not fair to link every death in the state with Vyapam scam, hours after a trainee police sub-inspector recruited through the tainted state examination board committed suicide.

  • A battle lost for apartment owners?
    Jul 06, 2015 11:28 IST

    SC allows unwed mothers to have guardianship without father's consent

    The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Vikramajit Sen recalled the earlier order of a guardianship court and asking it to re-examine the plea by the unwed mother seeking guardianship of the child without issuing notice to the father.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi
    Jul 06, 2015 15:28 IST

    Five underlying themes of PM Modi's central Asia trip

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday began his central Asia trip, which will be interspersed with his visit to Russia to attend the summits of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Ufa.

  • Youth Congress Vyapam scam Protest Bhopal
    Jul 06, 2015 13:07 IST

    Cong wants Chouhan sacked over Vyapam scam, asks Modi to speak up

    The Congress intensified its attack on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday, saying he should be sacked in order to ensure an impartial probe into the Vyapam scam. Chouhan cannot escape responsibility for the "45 deaths" connected to the examination and recruitment scam, the Congress said.

  • Congress
    Jul 06, 2015 14:40 IST

    Four states, one target: How Cong is trying to pin down BJP CMs

    Allegations of the corruption against the chief ministers of BJP-ruled Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh have given the beleaguered opposition party, which suffered its worst electoral defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the handle to attack Modi after he praised his government for a graft-free year in power.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 06, 2015 14:58 IST

    Vyapam scam casts shadow: What next for MP CM Shivraj Chouhan

    The Vyapam scam has been described as one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. As many as 2,500 accused have been named so far, and about 2,000 of them have been arrested.

  • india-pakistan
    Jul 06, 2015 15:36 IST

    India and Pakistan to join Chinese and Russian security bloc

    Nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India will start the process of joining a security bloc led by China and Russia at a summit in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday, the first time the grouping has expanded since it was set up in 2001.

  • BJP
    Jul 06, 2015 12:02 IST

    'BJP-PDP coalition will not compromise with integrity of J-K'

    On Monday, Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's birth anniversary, the BJP said the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will not compromise with his ideology of an integrated state and will never support separatist forces.