India

  • oil ministry document leak
    Feb 28, 2015 00:11 IST

    Leakgate: Top executives from Cairn India and RIL to be quizzed

    Some top executives of Cairn India and Reliance India Limited (RIL) will be questioned in connection with the recent theft of classified documents from various ministries, police sources said on Friday.

  •  Voters
    Feb 28, 2015 00:09 IST

    85 million fake or duplicate names on electoral rolls: EC

    About 85 million names on India’s electoral rolls were either fake or duplicate, chief election commissioner HS Brahma said on Friday, announcing an initiative to make the voter list error-free by linking it to Aadhaar numbers before August 15.

  • 
Asaduddin Owaisi
    Feb 28, 2015 00:06 IST

    Delhi Police book Owaisi for hate speech

    The Delhi police have registered a case against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader and MP Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly waging war and promoting enmity among religious groups in connection with an alleged hate speech he had delivered last year in Hyderabad, police said on Friday.

  • DMRC, metro
    Feb 27, 2015 23:42 IST

    ITO metro station to open by March-end

    Delhi Metro is likely to start plying to ITO, one of the busiest business districts of the Capital, by the end of March.

  • Shiv Kumar Yadav
    Feb 27, 2015 23:38 IST

    Uber cabbie accuses police of conducting ‘unfair investigation’

    Former Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping his 25-year-old passenger last year, told a Delhi court on Friday that the city police did not carry out a fair investigation in the matter.

  • Amartya Sen
    Feb 27, 2015 22:58 IST

    Govt must guarantee academic autonomy of Nalanda University: Amartya Sen

    Chancellor of Nalanda University, Prof Amartya Sen, has withdrawn his candidature for a second term as head of the transnational Nalanda University in Bihar citing political interference. Here he speaks to ARUN KUMAR in an exclusive interview about the need to restrain political interference and greater academic autonomy. He has also cleared the mist over university spendings

  • Land Bill
    Feb 27, 2015 22:26 IST

    New Andhra capital: CM tries to sweeten land compensation deal

    With the deadline for land pooling for the new Andhra capital ending on Saturday, chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu reached out to the farmers resisting the take-over by sweetening the compensation package.

  • BJP president  Rajnath Singh and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu
    Feb 27, 2015 22:05 IST

    Chandrababu Naidu unhappy with finance commission's 'paltry' support; wants 'justice' in Union budget

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim in Parliament on Friday that no state coffer is big enough to contain the excess funds following his nod to the 14th finance commission recommendations is adding to the chagrin of his ally Nara Chandrababu Naidu.

  • ATM robbery
    Feb 27, 2015 21:12 IST

    Lucknow: Miscreants kill three outside ATM, loot Rs 50.5 lakh

    As the top cops were busy observing IPS week in the state capital, two motorcycle-borne assailants robbed around Rs 50.5 lakh after killing three staff members including two armed guards of a cash replenishment agency here in Hasanganj police area on Friday afternoon. The incident took place outside a HDFC bank’s ATM located in crowded Babuganj locality when the agency staff had come to refill the cash.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Feb 27, 2015 18:04 IST

    Gujarat riots: Court acquits all 6 accused of killing 3 Britons

    A special trial court in Gujarat's Himmatnagar on Friday acquitted 6 people accused of killing 4 men, including 3 British citizens, during the 2002 riots in the aftermath of the Godhra train burning.

  • Modi
    Feb 27, 2015 17:07 IST

    PM Modi says ready to make changes in land bill, seeks Oppn cooperation

    Facing resistance on land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed readiness to make changes in the proposed legislation as he reached out to opposition for support, saying they should shed politics and not make it a prestige issue.

  • Bikram Choudhury
    Feb 27, 2015 16:55 IST

    Indian-American yoga guru accused of sex assault and rape in US

    A 69-year-old prominent Indian-American yoga guru who founded an exercise routine practiced in hot rooms is facing six lawsuits filed by women, accusing him of sexual assault or rape at various locations, including in India.

  • Narendra Modi
    Feb 27, 2015 14:24 IST

    PM reaches out to Opposition, ready to make changes in land bill

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed readiness to make changes in a contentious land acquisition ordinance on Friday, reaching out to the Opposition on an issue seen as the first major test of his pro-industry credentials.

  •  Jayalalithaa
    Feb 27, 2015 13:36 IST

    SC defers hearing plea for removal of PP in Jaya's DA case

    Supreme Court on Friday deferred to March 9 the hearing on the plea by DMK leader K Anbazhagan seeking stay on proceedings before the Karnataka high court on an appeal filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in a assets case.

  • Bhartiya Janta Party Nitin Gadkari
    Feb 27, 2015 13:26 IST

    BJP refuses comment on media report on Gadkari's French cruise

    Indian Express claims Essar Group sponsored a trip on a foreign yacht for the transport minister and his family in 2013.