North India

  • Deepak Kishore
    Apr 18, 2015 10:12 IST

    Corporate affairs head of Gautam Thapar group's firm arrested for threats

    The corporate affairs head of a Thapar Group-owned company and his aide have been arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 25 crore from the group's senior executive, Gautam Thapar, who was part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's business delegation during his three-nation tour.

  • DTC's first woman driver
    Apr 18, 2015 09:33 IST

    Delhi Transport Corporation gets first woman bus driver

    Vankadarath Saritha was on Friday inducted as the first woman driver of Delhi Transport Corporation.

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport IGI Delhi airport CISF sniffer dog security
    Apr 18, 2015 00:36 IST

    21 kgs of gold, worth Rs 5 crore, seized in 2 minutes from IGI

    Customs officials literally struck gold last week at the Indira Gandhi International Airport with the recovery of 21 kgs of gold worth `5.5 crore from two separate passengers within a span of just two minutes.

  • Dhaba owner kills lawyer
    Apr 18, 2015 00:31 IST

    Dhaba owner kills lawyer at Tis Hazari court complex

    A blood trail, a hound search and a local intel led to the arrest of the prime accused behind the murder of the Tis Hazari court advocate.

  • A couple wearing protective masks
    Apr 17, 2015 12:26 IST

    Swine flu prevention: Court summons principal secretary

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has summoned principal secretary medical education on Friday regarding steps taken by the government to prevent swine flu. The court had directed the state government to pay special attention towards preventive measures and enhancing the test laboratories for effective control over swine flu

  • Akhilesh Yadav, file
    Apr 17, 2015 12:22 IST

    Akhilesh meets CEOs in Germany during ‘invest in UP’ drive

    Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is in Germany to participate in the Hannover trade fair, met chief executives officers (CEOs) of manufacturing and IT sectors on Thursday. Inviting the industrialists to invest in UP, Yadav said the Samajwadi Party government had taken several investor-friendly measures to boost development. He also launched a website on IT policy.

  • Open defecation
    Apr 17, 2015 11:05 IST

    No loan for farmers if they don’t build toilets by June

    The state government has asked cooperative societies not to sanction loan of more than Rs. 50,000 to farmers who do not have a toilet at home after June 30. The government order also says that fair price shops will lose their licences and midday meal workers and ICDS workers their honorariums if they do not have a toilet in their house before the deadline.

  • Rakhi birla
    Apr 16, 2015 23:39 IST

    Rumours of Rakhi Birla getting SUV as birthday gift leads to row

    The Aam Aadmi Party’s Mangolpuri MLA Rakhi Birla found herself in another controversy over allegations that she received a brand new Scorpio car as a gift on her birthday.

  • Delhi Police launch e-police station , motor vehicle theft app
    Apr 16, 2015 21:52 IST

    Delhi Police launch e-police station for vehicle theft

    Delhi Police on Thursday launched their first e-police station to deal exclusively with cases of motor vehicle theft.

  • child marriage
    Apr 16, 2015 21:00 IST

    Widowed before they’re old enough to marry, life is a battle for these girls

    Shanti Dhakad of Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district got married when she was 13. Six years later, her husband died in an accident, forcing the illiterate Dhakad into manual labour to raise her three children.

  • Maruti 800
    Apr 16, 2015 19:36 IST

    The very first Maruti 800 is now an abandoned, rusting car

    India’s first Maruti 800 car, which gave its owner Harpal Singh and his wife Gulshanbeer Kaur a celebrity status, is dying a slow death outside the couple’s Green Park residence in Delhi with nobody to take care of it after they passed away.

  • 1
    Apr 16, 2015 15:37 IST

    Suspended student drags Stephen’s principal to court

    The suspended editor of a student e-zine banned by St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu on Thursday moved court seeking a stay on the action against him taken by the college on disciplinary grounds.

  • NGT
    Apr 16, 2015 01:12 IST

    Thieves take their pick of impounded old cars in Delhi

    As many as 17 vehicles impounded by the Delhi Traffic Police have been stolen from yards across the city in the last 30 days. The cars were among hundreds taken off the Capital’s roads over a period of three months after the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on vehicles older than 15 years.

  • Swaraj Abhiyan not anti-party: AAP rebel Yogendra Yadav
    Apr 16, 2015 01:03 IST

    AAP refers decision on fate of rebels to disciplinary committee

    Playing safe and keeping its cards close to its chest, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday referred the case against Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha to its disciplinary committee.

  • Bhartiya Janta Party Nitin Gadkari
    Apr 16, 2015 00:00 IST

    Congress is trying to scare farmers, says Gadkari

    The BJP on Wednesday lashed out at Congress and opposition parties for “spreading misconceptions” about the Land Acquisition Bill and creating a scare among farmers.