The Gujarat high court ordered a CID inquiry into the death of a 32-year-old man in police custody during the violent Patel stir in the state, where calm returned as the government lifted a curfew clamped in some areas of Ahmedabad on Friday.
PM Narendra Modi on Friday brought in a new team of civil servants for next year’s Union budget that will be tasked with steering the economy in an uncertain global environment and shepherding second-generation reforms.
Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma formally joined the BJP Friday afternoon. The ruling Congress is now wary of his loyalist MLAs following him to the saffron party.
Mumbai Police commissioner Rakesh Maria said on Friday that Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna, the third accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, confessed to his complicity in the crime during interrogation.
While several theories are being floated on the motive behind Sheena Bora’s murder, money and property seem to be the main reasons, including the need to ensure continuity in inheritances.
Rahul Mukerjea, son of Peter Mukerjea from his first wife Shabnam, was a shy guy with aspirations of becoming a model but after the death of Sheena Bora, he apparently became more reserved.
The RSS has revealed its fears before the government about a growing threat to national security in frontier areas of states sharing international borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
A Mumbai court on Friday remanded Sanjeev Khanna, former husband of 9X Media founder Indrani Mukherjea who was arrested in connection with her daughter Sheena Bora's murder, in police custody till August 31. Here are the challenges ahead of the Mumbai police as well as a glance at the force's to-do list.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday announced plans to give credit cards to college students, free Wi-Fi in all university and colleges and 35% reservation to women in all government jobs, provided he is voted again to power.
The Mumbai police that took custody of Sanjeev Khanna on Friday are probing the genesis of Khanna and Indrani Mukerjea’s split and a bitter battle for the custody of their child Vidhie, who was later adopted by Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea.
The plan to kill Sheena Bora was orchestrated six or seven days before she was allegedly strangulated in an Opel Astra driven by Indrani Mukerjea’s driver Shyamwar Rai on April 24, 2012.
While gossip and several accounts of the ‘police version’ are going around on social media and in water-cooler chats, here is a sequence of events based on the facts we know so far:
In a move with implications for the national debate on reservations, the Gujarat government will offer special packages for the economically backward among general castes in education as a way to 'quell the discontent among the young of upper castes'.
Pakistan on Friday summoned the Indian envoy to protest against firing on the border in Jammu and Kashmir after six people died and 46 others were injured in shelling.
A daily wage worker in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district is forced to carry his 9-year-old daughter, who was raped almost two months ago, to a primary health centre at least four kilometres away everyday.