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.
Vankadarath Saritha was on Friday inducted as the first woman driver of Delhi Transport Corporation.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 on Thursday launched their first e-police station to deal exclusively with cases of motor vehicle theft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.