• PEB office
    Jul 05, 2015 00:12 IST

    Main PEB scam accused may be killed in jail: Congress

    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.

  • Crime
    Jul 05, 2015 01:02 IST

    Woman stripped in Jammu and Kashmir, army jawan among accused

    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.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:56 IST

    Swachh Bharat? Govt buildings at the bottom of clealiness ranking

    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).

  • Diarrhoea patients Dasuya
    Jul 05, 2015 00:58 IST

    Most Indians prefer private healthcare services over govt hospitals

    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.

  • Ajmer blast
    Jul 05, 2015 00:49 IST

    Ajmer blast case goes Malegaon way as 13 witnesses turn hostile

    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
    Jul 05, 2015 00:42 IST

    After farmers, Cong vice prez Rahul Gandhi comes out for business

    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”.

  • Caste census Opposition Poor Downtrodden communities
    Jul 05, 2015 00:44 IST

    Oppn guns for release of caste census, poll math may be altered

    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.

  • Illustration
    Jul 05, 2015 00:28 IST

    Indian students devote 30% of baggage weight to food, says study

    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.

  • Ira Singhal
    Jul 04, 2015 23:55 IST

    Ironically, ineligible to be sweeper, but am IAS: UPSC topper Ira

    “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.

  • Ajmer blast
    Jul 05, 2015 00:04 IST

    Hindu terror probe: NIA yet to lay hands on masterminds

    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.

  • Ramadan
    Jul 04, 2015 22:36 IST

    Facing flak over hardline posturing, RSS holds iftar for Muslims

    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.

  • Lakhvi
    Jul 04, 2015 22:16 IST

    RSS mouthpiece Organiser takes a dig at China in Lakhvi case

    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.

  • UPSC Rajasthan Candidates Civil services exam
    Jul 04, 2015 20:34 IST

    UPSC cheer: Five candidates from Rajasthan crack exam

    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.

  • Yasin Bhatkal
    Jul 04, 2015 20:06 IST

    Bhatkal didn't use cellphone to call from jail: Prison officials

    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.

  • Merrut Medical College
    Jul 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Caught on camera: Meerut hospital staff sells human liver

    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.