India

  • Vyapam, MPPEB
    Jul 07, 2015 16:25 IST

    PM's office asks IB to submit report on MP Vyapam scam deaths

    The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is understood to have asked the Intelligence Bureau to submit a detailed report on the suspicious deaths of accused and suspects linked to the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 13:36 IST

    Will request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan

    Embattled Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he was ready for a CBI inquiry into the multi-layered scam in the state professional examination board (PEB), or Vyapam, which has become the biggest challenge for his third term in power.

  • Turkish Airlines
    Jul 07, 2015 14:36 IST

    Passengers questioned as Turkish jet lands in Delhi after bomb threat

    A Turkish plane made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat was reported on the aircraft. National Security Guard commandos were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International airport after 148 passengers travelling in the aircraft, headed to Bangkok, were evacuated.

  • Maggi
    Jul 07, 2015 13:50 IST

    Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets

    Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles, which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India.

  • Sadananda Gowda
    Jul 07, 2015 13:07 IST

    Vyapam scam: Gowda says PM Modi need not answer on 'silly issues'

    More than 2,000 people have been arrested and around 40 linked to Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam have died mysteriously, but BJP leader and Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda called the examination and recruitment scandal a "silly issue" on Monday , adding Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not respond over it.

  • Mumbai
    Jul 07, 2015 15:15 IST

    7/11 train blasts case: Verdict likely by July-end or early August

    A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court may deliver its verdict nine years after the Mumbai serial train blasts, which killed nearly 200 people and injured at least 800, either in the last week of July or first week of August.

  • Premam
    Jul 07, 2015 16:15 IST

    Premam piracy row: Kerala police arrest three teenagers

    The anti-piracy wing of Kerala police on Tuesday arrested three youngsters, all plus-two students, for allegedly uploading a copy of the newly-released Malayalam movie ’Premam’ on the net.

  • Vyapam scam, MPPEB scam
    Jul 07, 2015 14:39 IST

    Trust in junior doctors in MP shaken after Vyapam scam

    With the multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam getting murkier every day, the trust of people in doctors, especially those who joined the medical fraternity in the last half a decade, in Bhopal has taken a hit.

  • Drones
    Jul 07, 2015 12:47 IST

    Drone flies close to Bhabha Atomic Centre, sparks concerns

    The police have launched a hunt for three persons who on Monday afternoon flew a remote controlled drone near the gate of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Trombay which has been earmarked as a restricted zone where photography is not allowed.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 07, 2015 12:16 IST

    BJP slams UP govt, police after Barabanki woman set afire dies

    The BJP on Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of promoting lawlessness in the state following the death of a journalist’s mother, who was allegedly set ablaze at a police station in Barabanki.

  • SC, Supreme Court
    Jul 07, 2015 11:25 IST

    SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vyapam scandal, deaths

    The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and three whistle-blowers seeking an apex court-monitored CBI probe into the Vyapam scam and the string of mystery deaths related to the examination and recruitment scandal.

  • Vyapam, MPPEB
    Jul 07, 2015 09:48 IST

    Constable questioned in MP Vyapam scam case found hanging at home

    A constable, who was questioned by authorities over alleged fraudulent recruitments made during a test conducted by the tainted MPPEB, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his official residence in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Ranjit Sinha
    Jul 07, 2015 09:25 IST

    Former CBI top official to help probe Ranjit Sinha logbook case

    The Supreme Court has asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to take former CBI special director MN Sharma’s assistance in its probe against Ranjit Sinha, who is facing charges of scuttling the coal block allocation scam when he was the agency chief.

  • couple
    Jul 07, 2015 01:08 IST

    Govt to check fraud by linking Aadhaar to matrimonial accounts

    With an increase in the number of complaints of men putting up fake profiles on matrimonial websites and duping women, the government has decided to step in and create a technology platform to check such fraudsters.

  •  Uma Bharti
    Jul 07, 2015 08:31 IST

    Vyapam scam: Uma Bharti fears for lives of people connected to her

    Union water resources minister Uma Bharti said on Monday that despite being a minister she feared for the lives of people connected to her in relation to the Vyapam scam.