India

  •  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.

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 01:30 IST

    STF raids Bihar, UP looking for Vyapam suspects

    The special task force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh police is searching for 40 students from Bihar for allegedly helping candidates in medical examinations conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The STF has also launched raids in medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh to nab impersonators (officially called solvers).

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 01:22 IST

    'We're living in fear': Sleepless nights stalk kin of Vyapam accused

    A spate of recent deaths of people linked to the scam has left witnesses and accused spooked and worried about their safety with several whistleblowers saying they fear for their lives. Many allege the deaths are a systematic attempt to scuttle the investigation that has already singed top bureaucrats and politicians.

  • Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses a party rally in Mumbai. (Agencies)
    Jul 07, 2015 01:23 IST

    Shiv Sena dares Centre on Uniform Civil Code

    Stepping up its hardline Hindutva stand, the Shiv Sena on Monday targeted the Muslim community, saying it needed to take up family planning as its increasing population would cause geographical, linguistic and sentimental problems and affect the unity of the country.

  • Mi-35
    Jul 07, 2015 01:15 IST

    Security cooperation: Myanmar's commander-in-chief to visit India

    The commander-in-chief of Myanmar’s Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, will visit New Delhi later this month at the invitation of Army chief Dalbir Singh to discuss coordinated patrolling against insurgents on the India-Myanmar border.

  • 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.

  • Food grains
    Jul 07, 2015 00:55 IST

    NDA government to recalibrate social security programmes

    The NDA government is looking to recalibrate social security programmes, including subsidies, with a series of steps that now cover the National Food Security Act, sparking off criticisms of spending cuts in food handouts in a country that still has one of the poorest malnutrition records globally.

  • Air India flight
    Jul 07, 2015 00:53 IST

    Air India plane almost crashed on June 28, says flight test engineer

    Passengers on board Air India’s (AI) June 28 Bengaluru-Hyderabad flight (513) had a narrow escape as the pilot did a “touch and go” after bouncing on the runway during landing and seriously jeopardising flight safety, a retired Indian Air Force flight test engineer has said in a complaint to the airline.

  • Uzbekistan India PM Modi Terrorism
    Jul 07, 2015 00:42 IST

    Want to fight terrorism with Uzbekistan: PM Modi on foreign visit

    Expressing concern over the issue of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India is looking forward to combating the menace along with Uzbekistan, besides enhancing bilateral ties with the country.

  • Arun Sharma
    Jul 07, 2015 00:00 IST

    Cocktail of alcohol and drugs could be behind dean's death

    A deadly cocktail of whisky and antidepressants may have claimed the life of a Madhya Pradesh medical college dean whose body was found in a Delhi hotel room, officials said on Monday, marking another death of a person with links to a multi-layered examination scam.

  • Youth Congress Vyapam scam Protest Bhopal
    Jul 06, 2015 23:36 IST

    Raging Vyapam scam fire threatens to singe MP's probe team

    At the headquarters of the Madhya Pradesh special task force (STF), the team probing the state’s biggest examination scam is itself under siege, facing a potential credibility crisis with allegations of a goof up on the investigation flying from all sides.

  • Akshay Singh
    Jul 06, 2015 22:47 IST

    MP Police despatch viscera of journo Akshay Singh to AIIMS Delhi

    Madhya Pradesh police on Monday despatched the viscera and tissues of television journalist Akshay Singh to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi for further examination to determine the cause of his death.

  • Mi-35
    Jul 06, 2015 23:09 IST

    Indian Army's Myanmar strike to be a case study in special ops

    The Indian Army’s rare strike on foreign soil on June 9 will make it to the force's elite schools specialising in counter insurgency, jungle warfare and special operations as a case study, a senior army officer told HT.

  • Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi
    Jul 06, 2015 22:35 IST

    ED summons Lalit Modi for questioning in money laundering case

    The Enforcement Directorate on Monday summoned former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi in a money laundering case registered against him.

  • BJP leader Nirmal Singh.HT /Photo
    Jul 06, 2015 21:52 IST

    J-K deputy CM says BJP can walk out of alliance with PDP

    Deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh said the BJP will not compromise on national interests and walk out of the Peoples alliance with Peoples Democratic Front the day the party feels it is becoming difficult to stay in the Jammu and Kashmir state government.