India

  • NIA, A bounty of Rs 10 lakhs, Udhampur attack mastermind Abu Qasim, Pakistani militants, Abu Okasa, Zargham,
    Sep 02, 2015 18:05 IST

    NIA announces Rs 10 lakh bounty on Udhampur attack mastermind

    NIA has announced a bounty of Rs 10 lakhs on the Udhampur attack mastermind Abu Qasim and of Rs 5 lakh each on the other Pakistani militants, Abu Okasa and Zargham. According to officials, it was Qasim who allegedly arranged local transportation and accommodation for terrorist Mohammad Naveed and his accomplices.

  • OROP
    Sep 02, 2015 18:13 IST

    RSS tells govt to resolve OROP, wants panel formed to end row

    The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS) on Wednesday advised the NDA government to take a decision on the one-rank, one-pension (OROP) demand of retired soldiers.

  • Union strike mumbai
    Sep 02, 2015 18:03 IST

    Trade unions say strike unprecedented success, ask govt to talk

    A nationwide strike on Wednesday was an "unprecedented" success, 10 major trade unions said on Wednesday, and asked the government to open fresh talks with them.

  • Nepal constitution protests
    Sep 02, 2015 18:00 IST

    Nepal violence brings Bihar markets tumbling down

    Life in Nepal, virtually ravaged by the recent quake in May this year, has once again come to a halt due to violent clashes between protesters and local police and army over the adoption of the new constitution ratified by its parliament.

  • Strike
    Sep 02, 2015 17:40 IST

    Chennai's IT professionals join nation-wide strike to support unions

    Tech geeks and IT professionals at Shollanganallur, IT hub of Chennai, on Wednesday joined in the symbolic nation-wide strike by central trade unions with a two and half hour “awareness creation drive” to educate fellow IT workers of the pitiable state of working conditions for the employees in the sunrise sector.

  • Mid-day meal
    Sep 02, 2015 17:26 IST

    90 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal in Lucknow

    The incident took place at a government primary school at Juggaur in Chinhat area of Lucknow on Wednesday. After the students had mid-day meal on Wednesday, they started feeling uneasy and complained of stomach ache.

  • Haqqani
    Sep 02, 2015 17:10 IST

    Pakistan has lost global support on Kashmir: ex Pak envoy

    Pakistan no longer enjoys global support on the Kashmir issue and cannot get backing for a referendum in the region from the UN Security Council, former Pakistani envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has said.

  • All about the Commonwealth Games
    Sep 02, 2015 15:41 IST

    First sentencing in Commonwealth Games scam, five sent to jail

    In the first sentencing in the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, a Delhi court on Wednesday sent five people, including four MCD officials, to prison.

  • OROP
    Sep 02, 2015 15:39 IST

    Ex-servicemen blame Jaitley for One Rank, One Pension impasse

    Ex-servicemen on Wednesday blamed Union finance minister Arun Jaitley for the impasse in the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) issue and said their protest will continue till their demand is met.

  • Narendra Modi, Bihar, Bhagalpur rally, Bihar elections,
    Sep 02, 2015 15:16 IST

    Battleground Bihar: How Modi and Nitish are squaring up

    As the battle for Bihar intensifies and verbal volleys get shriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Nitish Kumar engaged in yet another spat after a BJP rally in Bhagalpur on Tuesday. While Modi was very critical of Kumar at the rally, the chief minister tried to pick holes in the PM’s arguments. Here’s what the two leaders had to say:

  • Sanjeev Khanna
    Sep 02, 2015 15:00 IST

    Sheena Bora case: Sanjeev Khanna's laptop, bank papers seized

    A Mumbai Police team on Wednesday seized a laptop and papers related to bank accounts and investments of Sanjeev Khanna, Indrani Mukerjea's former husband and a co-accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.

  • Narendra Modi, Amit Shah
    Sep 02, 2015 14:57 IST

    PM Narendra Modi, BJP leaders at RSS meet in New Delhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior leaders of the BJP began a crucial three-day coordination meet with the RSS top brass to discuss a host of issues including the 'one rank one pension' demand raised by army veterans.

  • Nation-wide strike called by trade unions
    Sep 02, 2015 13:50 IST

    Trade unions' strike: Bengal comes to a halt, violence reported

    Cities across West Bengal were deserted since early on Wednesday as the state shut down because of a day long strike called by central trade unions to protest against the Centre’s proposed labour reforms. There were a few incidents of violence in districts such as Birbhum and Murshidabad, where supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress were accused of unleashing violence on CPI-M workers.

  • Rasgulla
    Sep 02, 2015 13:09 IST

    Bengal is ready in its battle to lay claim to rasogolla

    West Bengal is taking its battle for the rasogolla with Odisha to another level by claiming a Geographical Indication (GI) for syrupy sweet.

  • Trade unions' strike
    Sep 02, 2015 12:39 IST

    Traffic hit, banks closed: Trade unions' strike in pics

    The 24-hour, nationwide strike by 10 trade unions on Wednesday to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs has crippled life in many parts of the country.