India

  • Turkish Airlines
    Jul 08, 2015 09:45 IST

    Turkish Airlines plane grounded for bomb threat leaves Delhi

    An Istanbul-bound Turkish Airlines flight from Bangkok which landed in emergency in Delhi on Tuesday following a bomb scare, departed early Wednesday for its destination.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 08, 2015 09:37 IST

    Barabanki incident turns spotlight on illegal detention

    The Barabanki incident wherein a woman was allegedly set to fire by cops at a police station has brought focus to illegal detention, a practice that is said to be widely prevalent in UP and other states.

  • Himachal Pradesh
    Jul 08, 2015 09:28 IST

    Heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh, high alert issued

    High alert was issued in Himachal Pradesh after heavy rains lashed several parts of the state Tuesday night as monsoon further intensified in the region.

  • Land Bill
    Jul 08, 2015 08:09 IST

    Congress backs pro-farmer changes in NDA’s land bill

    Amid its bitter battle against the BJP on the land bill, the Congress has actually offered support to two key amendments to the contentious legislation. The amendments are pro-farmer and were brought by the NDA government through its land ordinance in December 2014.

  • Modi'sFirstDayAtWork
    Jul 08, 2015 07:34 IST

    PM Modi, Sharif likely to meet on the sidelines of SCO summit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif when the two leaders arrive in the Russian city of Ufa on Wednesday to attend two summits of Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) and Shanghai Cooperation organization (SCO) from July 8-10.

  • Missing Children
    Jul 08, 2015 00:28 IST

    Over 3,000 ‘missing’ kids found at Delhi railway stations in 3yrs

    For lakhs of travellers, the New Delhi and Old Delhi railway stations may be just dots on the city’s map, but for thousands of children, they are ‘home.’ It is here where the police find most of the children who go missing.

  • Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel
    Jul 07, 2015 23:55 IST

    Delhi government to fund MLA offices in Assembly constituencies

    Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) in the national Capital may soon have an office in their constituency provided by the Delhi government.

  • MCD,
    Jul 08, 2015 00:05 IST

    Government is the biggest property tax defaulter in Delhi

    Government departments in the national Capital are the biggest property tax defaulters. Even as Municipal corporations in Delhi battle a financial crunch, governmental and public utility departments owe the three civic agencies more than Rs2,000 crore in property taxes.

  • Valson Thampu
    Jul 07, 2015 19:39 IST

    Being chased like an animal: Thampu on Stephens molestation row

    St Stephens principal Valson Thampu said on Tuesday that he was being chased like an "animal" in the PhD student's molestation row, amid growing demands of his resignation. He also appealed to all concerned "elements" to avoid character assasination as the matter is in sub-judice.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 18:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his government’s credibility with people connected to the case dying mysteriously.

  • Open defecation
    Jul 07, 2015 18:06 IST

    PMO prods, ministers visit kin of girl who killed self over toilet

    After getting a call from the Prime Minister’s Office, ministers, lawmakers and officials are queuing up with promises before the house of Khusbhu, the 17-year-old girl who committed suicide shamed by the lack of toilet, and exposed graft in welfare schemes.

  • DU admissions- Sports quota
    Jul 07, 2015 16:44 IST

    Girl seeking admission jumps from DU's Kalindi College building

    An aspirant seeking admission to Delhi University’s Kalindi College jumped from the first floor of the college building on Tuesday.

  • Rojgareshwar Mahadev temple
    Jul 07, 2015 12:46 IST

    RSS up in arms over drive to raze temples on metro route

    The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has finally woken up to the Vasundhara Raje government’s drive to raze temples, among other structures, to make way for Jaipur metro.

  • Parag Sawant
    Jul 07, 2015 11:26 IST

    Parag Sawant, 7/11 train blasts victim, dies after 9yrs in coma

    Parag Sawant, who was injured in the 7/11 serial train blasts in Mumbai, died at PD Hinduja Hospital in Mahim on Tuesday morning after battling his injuries for nine years. Doctors at the hospital said that he was in a vegetative state for all these years.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 11:05 IST

    Poll: Vyapam scam: Are CM Shivraj's clarifications convincing?

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has survived crises such as the “dumper scam” in the past but the buzz in Bhopal’s political circles is that his days in the office he entered almost 10 years ago could be numbered because of the Vyapam scam.