India

  • Rajnath Singh
    Jul 02, 2015 01:26 IST

    BJP confident that Cong campaign will lose steam

    On the backfoot over the controversies surrounding former cricket administrator Lalit Modi, the government is banking its reforms agenda on the possibility that the Congress may not be able to sustain its anti-government campaign over the three weeks leading to Parliament’s monsoon session.

  • Black money case
    Jul 02, 2015 01:16 IST

    Govt gives 3 months to declare foreign income and assets

    The government on Wednesday set September 30 deadline for declaring undisclosed foreign income and assets to avoid hefty fines and a jail term under the new black money law.

  • Congress president Sonia Gandhi
    Jul 02, 2015 01:11 IST

    Congress to step up attack despite limited support

    A leaked email revealing that Lalit Modi offered Sushma Swaraj’s husband Swaraj Kaushal a post in the board of his family-run company months after the external affairs minister helped him secure travel documents in the UK has failed to earn the Congress any new support in its bid to force the minister to resign.

  • Dholpur Palace
    Jul 02, 2015 01:05 IST

    Dholpur Palace was returned to Raje family in 1958

    It is a question nobody has been able to answer until now: Is Rajasthan’s spectacular 19th century Dholpur Palace owned by the government or is it the private property of the former royal family of Dholpur?

  • A battle lost for apartment owners?
    Jul 02, 2015 00:27 IST

    SC asks TN govt to pay `2 crore to girl for loss of vision

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered compensation up to `2 crore for a family whose daughter lost her eyesight at birth because of negligence by a government hospital in Chennai.

  • Andaman
    Jul 02, 2015 00:13 IST

    Centre nod likely to Andamans undersea cable by year end

    Astounding as it may sound for an emerging telecom and IT superpower, all connectivity to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from the Indian mainland until now was through satellites.

  • PEB office
    Jul 02, 2015 00:06 IST

    PMO refuses information under RTI on PEB scam action

    Vyapam scam: PMO said giving info not possible as ‘compiling it would lead to disproportionate diversion of resources of the PMO’.

  • Narendra Singh Tomar
    Jul 02, 2015 00:01 IST

    Kin of dead want CBI probe, say police demanded bribes from them

    Families of two men linked to a Madhya Pradesh examination scam who died under suspicious circumstances last week demanded a CBI probe on Wednesday, alleging they were murdered at the behest of government officials to cover up the high-profile scandal.

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 01, 2015 23:56 IST

    MP govt plays down exam scam, says only 14 deaths linked to it

    Vyapam scam: The first whistleblower says govt trying to cover up past frauds.

  • ‘India, China not competitors’
    Jul 01, 2015 23:06 IST

    Hotline between China, India will enhance mutual trust: PLA

    Measures like setting up of a hotline between the two militaries would contribute to enhancing mutual trust between India and China, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has said, adding that focus should be on maintaining stability along the disputed border.

  • Smitha Sabharwal
    Jul 01, 2015 22:45 IST

    Senior bureaucrat sues Outlook for calling her 'eye candy'

    Smita Sabharwal, additional secretary to the Telangana chief minister, told TV channels that she found the remarks against her in a recent post in the magazine "sexist" and "demoralising."

  • Landslides Darjeeling West Bengal Rainfall
    Jul 01, 2015 21:26 IST

    NDRF teams, minister Rijiju leave for landslide-hit Darjeeling

    The centre on Wednesday rushed two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to Darjeeling to help in relief and rescue operations in the wake of landslides.

  • mosquito
    Jul 01, 2015 21:11 IST

    Delhi hospitals asked to 'buckle up' for dengue outbreak

    The centre has asked all the hospitals it runs in Delhi to gear up for an outbreak of dengue during the monsoon season and prepare an action plan within a week to combat the vector-borne disease.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Digital India week launch event. (Photo: @_DigitalIndia)
    Jul 01, 2015 20:56 IST

    15 takeaways from PM Modi's 'Digital India' push

    Apart from launching an e-Hospital system to streamline important healthcare services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various frameworks to digitise and manage identification procedures making citizens's interaction with the government much simpler.

  • Maggi
    Jul 01, 2015 19:54 IST

    Maggi made in India is safe: UK Food Standards Agency

    UK's food regulator Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Wednesday gave a clean chit to Nestle for Maggi manufactured in India saying levels of lead in the product are well within the EU permissible levels.