In the wake of mysterious deaths of persons linked to the professional examination board (PEB) scam, the Congress on Saturday claimed that the lives of other accused were also under threat, including that of the main accused who is in jail.
In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five people, including an army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s messages for a Swachh Bharat seem to be falling on deaf ears within his own administration with key government buildings like Shastri Bhawan and Krishi Bhawan languishing at the bottom of a cleanliness ranking prepared by the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).
Jasmeet Singh quietly stares at a piece of farm land in Punjab’s Amritsar district he once owned. He was forced to sell the land to pay for his father’s cancer treatment at a private hospital in Delhi after a brief period at a local government hospital.
The trial of alleged Hindu extremists in the 2007 Ajmer blast case has received a setback as 13 of 93 witnesses have refused to support the prosecution in their depositions so far. Seven of those 13 are ‘material witnesses’ whose testimonies are crucial to prove the case.
Rahul Gandhi turned a brand new leaf on Saturday, meeting leaders from the world of e-commerce and assuring them that he was pro-business and wanted industries to grow. The Congress vice-president’s latest move came a day before the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “digital dialogue”.
Opposition parties stepped up pressure on the NDA government on Saturday to release caste data in the country’s first Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) so that the numerical strength of the poor and downtrodden sections could be identified.
There is nothing that reminds one of home like food. It comes as no surprise then that Indian students travelling abroad for studies devote nearly 30% of their baggage space to food items.
“I still haven’t checked the rank myself. Hope my friends and you guys saw it properly and confirmed it’s in fact me,” Ira Singhal, the UPSC topper laughs. Her phone has been ringing since the news broke. And even as HT was talking to her, she received a call from a top official of the DoPT, informing her that the minister wants to meet her on Monday.
In its probe into Hindu terror cases, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) managed to nab almost all the foot-soldiers, but the agency has not been able to reach the masterminds of the conspiracy.
Facing flak over hardline posturing by its offshoots, RSS held an iftar for Muslims from across the country as well as diplomats of Muslim countries for the first time on Saturday.
Expressing concern over growth of Islamic State (IS) in the world, RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' on Saturday stressed on a coordinated approach to tackle it and said "selective abetment" as China did to Pakistan in the Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi case will not help the cause.
It was a proud moment for Jaipur, as Saint Xavier's School alumna Kuhuk Bhushan secured an All India Rank (AIR) of 91 in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination, the results for which were announced on Saturday.
Countering claims made by central intelligence agencies, Telangana prison officials on Saturday clafified that jailed Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal had called his wife using a mobile phone from Cherlapalli jail.
The Meerut district administration on Saturday ordered a probe after an employee of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College was caught on camera selling a human liver, suspected to be used widely in the state for black magic rituals.