• MS Dhoni India World Cup
    Jul 02, 2015 22:52 IST

    Unhappy Dhoni may refuse Swachh Bharat Abhiyan offer

    India’s ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could turn down the Jharkhand government’s offer to become the state brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan apparently because he is unhappy over how such public campaigns are handled, according to one of his family members and a close friend.

  • N Srinivasan
    Jul 02, 2015 22:46 IST

    ED records Srinivasan's statement in PMLA case against Lalit Modi

    The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday recorded the statement of former BCCI president N Shrinivasan in connection with the money laundering case registered against ex-IPL boss Lalit Modi.

  • Actress Hema Malini at the launch of an advertising campaign in New Delhi.
    Jul 02, 2015 22:19 IST

    Hema Malini injured, child killed in road accident in Dausa

    BJP parliamentarian and actor Hema Malini was on Thursday rushed to hospital after her car in which she was travelling collided with another car at Dausa in Rajasthan.

  • Dog Aadhar Card
    Jul 02, 2015 22:15 IST

    Man arrested for getting Aadhaar card for dog

    A man who got his dog an Aadhaar card in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind district was arrested on Thursday. The card has a photo of the dog with the name Tommy Singh, son of Sheru Singh, and mentions its date of birth as November 26,2009.

  • chris martin, narendra modi
    Jul 02, 2015 22:06 IST

    Coldplay's Chris Martin meets PM Modi, discusses Swachh Bharat

    Chris Martin joined the representatives of the New York-based Global Poverty Project to call on the PM on Thursday. Hollywood actor Frieda Pinto, also in India as part of the project, accompanied him.

  • Enforcement Directorate
    Jul 02, 2015 21:41 IST

    Bank fraud case: ED attaches over 1000 acres land in US

    Zoom Developers was named as the second biggest bank frauds in the country by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan who had written to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking urgent action on the large value banking frauds.

  • MA Naqvi
    Jul 02, 2015 21:23 IST

    Cong govt to blame for madrasas not considered schools: Naqvi

    With Maharashtra government's controversial decision on madrasas creating a political furore, union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday blamed the previous Congress led-government for bringing the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which does not consider madrasas as educational institutions.

  • Farooq Abdullah
    Jul 02, 2015 21:21 IST

    Vajpayee reneged on promise to make Farooq V-P: Ex-RAW chief

    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2002 promised to make National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah the vice president, but later reneged on his promise, former RAW chief AS Dulat has said.

  • Rape
    Jul 02, 2015 21:05 IST

    Danish rape case: Victim fails to identify juvenile accused

    The hectic legal proceedings in the Danish woman gangrape case today took the prosecution by surprise, as the victim who supported the case in the trial court turned hostile in the Juvenile Justice Board where she failed to identify the three minor offenders.

  • Muslims
    Jul 02, 2015 21:00 IST

    Burqa-clad con-girl puts Valley banks in religious tight spot

    A burqa-clad woman who fraudulently withdrew money from automated teller machines (ATM) in Kashmir has put regional and national banks in a religious dilemma.

  • Devandra Fadnavis
    Jul 02, 2015 20:12 IST

    Fadnavis denies delaying AI flight even as aviation min apologises

    Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has denied delaying the Air India flight to the US, saying reports in this regard were "misleading" and that he will initiate "criminal defamation" proceedings when he returns to India.

  • Jul 02, 2015 20:00 IST

    SC says judges' medical bills cannot be disclosed under RTI

    The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that medical expenses of judges and their families cannot be made public under the Right to Information Act, maintaining that there should be "some respect for privacy".

  • A file photo of the parliament building. (HT Photo)
    Jul 02, 2015 19:13 IST

    Parliamentary panel pitches for 100% hike in salary, perks for MPs

    A parliamentary panel has pitched for 100 % hike in salary as well as daily allowances of MPs and 75 % raise in pension of ex-MPs in addition to facilities for their "companions" in place of "spouses".

  • A leopard walks
    Jul 02, 2015 18:27 IST

    Uttarakhand: Leopard kills 2 young girls in Chamoli district

    A leopard killed two young girls late on Wednesday in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, sending shockwaves among terrified local villagers amid increasing man-animal conflict in the hill state due to breakneck industrialisation and burgeoning population pressure.

  • Kashmiri women
    Jul 02, 2015 18:42 IST

    Is religious belief behind latest killing in south Kashmir?

    The latest killing of a village head by suspected militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday night may be triggered by religious beliefs held by the victim.