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  • Vyapam, MPPEB
    Jul 07, 2015 09:48 IST

    Constable questioned in MP Vyapam scam case found dead

    A constable, who was questioned by authorities over alleged fraudulent recruitments made during a test conducted by the tainted MPPEB, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his official residence in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Jul 07, 2015 00:32 IST

    Delhi statehood demand: Under fire, but AAP govt firm on referendum

    The Congress and BJP have termed as dangerous and unconstitutional the Kejriwal government’s plan to hold a referendum on statehood for Delhi. Unmoved, law minister Kapil Mishra even threatened stir in support of the demand.

  • Crime
    Jul 07, 2015 01:03 IST

    Woman set ablaze by two UP cops after rape bid in Barabanki dies

    A 40-year-old woman died on Tuesday of injuries sustained when she was allegedly set on fire by two policemen after they attempted to rape her in a police station of Barabanki district.

  • 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.

  • Vyapam scam Congress MP Bhopal
    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.

  • 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.

  • Angela Merkel Francois Hollande Greece crisis
    Jul 07, 2015 01:05 IST

    Make serious proposals or face exit: Germany, France tell Greece

    A day after the Greek referendum rejecting bailout offers, the German government signalled a tough line towards Greece on Monday saying it was up to Athens to move swiftly if it wanted to preserve its place in the euro zone.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Jul 06, 2015 18:20 IST

    Have entire team's backing; welcome Dhoni feedback: Rahane

    Ajinkya Rahane said on Monday he had his own ideas for the cricket team and would back his instincts as the ODI captain during India’s tour of Zimbabwe later this month.

  • ADG (anti-Maoist operation) RK Vij Chhattisgarh Police app
    Jul 06, 2015 18:20 IST

    Chhattisgarh police launch smartphone app for anti-Maoist intel

    To boost information gathering network as part of the anti-Maoist operation, police in Chhattisgarh utilise smartphones via a specifically designed app for civilians who can pass on crucial inputs.

  • PEB office
    Jul 06, 2015 19:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: 40 dead, 2000 held, 2.5m affected; but no CBI probe

    A multi-crore scam in Madhya Pradesh got murkier on Monday with a mysterious third death linked to the scandal but the Centre ruled out a CBI probe despite mounting pressure amid allegations of witnesses being deliberately eliminated.

  • CAT exam
    Jul 06, 2015 21:14 IST

    BTEUP polytechnic final year results only on July 13

    Results of the final year polytechnic diploma exam of the Board of Technical Education, Uttar Pradesh (BTEUP) will be declared only on July 13, officials said on Monday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 06, 2015 14:58 IST

    Vyapam scam casts shadow: What next for MP CM Shivraj Chouhan

    The Vyapam scam has been described as one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. As many as 2,500 accused have been named so far, and about 2,000 of them have been arrested.

  • Toyota Corolla 2007
    Jul 06, 2015 20:28 IST

    Toyota recalls 7,100 Corollas to fix defective Takata airbags

    World's largest car maker Toyota is recalling around 7,100 units of its executive sedan Corolla in India manufactured between April 2007 and July 2008 to fix defective passenger side airbag supplied by under fire Japanese component major Takata.