- Aug 03, 2015 20:11 IST
On the intervening night of August 3 and 4, 1998, 19 people were killed allegedly by security forces in their homes in Salian village of Poonch district in Jammu region. In November 2012, HC ordered a re-investigation of the case by the CBI when the state government informed the court that the case had been closed but it failed to produce the closure report before the court.
- Aug 03, 2015 19:38 IST
The Narendra Modi government has decided to withdraw almost all the changes to the land acquisition law, including the ones on consent clause, after it failed to push the legislation through Parliament, reports said Monday.
- Aug 03, 2015 18:50 IST
The NDA government and the NSCN-IM on Monday signed a peace accord aimed at ending India’s longest running insurgency, capping protracted peace talks that began in 1997.
- Aug 03, 2015 18:22 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended 25 members of the Congress for five days for causing "grave disorder" in Parliament and for "persistently, wilfully obstructing" the House". Will the Speaker's action will help Parliament function?
- Aug 03, 2015 17:47 IST
Tariq Khosa, who was made head of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) weeks after the assault that killed 166 people, acknowledged that the trial of the seven men charged for the attacks had “lingered on for far too long” and Pakistan must ensure the “perpetrators and masterminds...are brought to justice”.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:02 IST
Even as the debate over the merits and demerits of the government's move to ban more than 800 pornographic websites rages on, the notification itself has led to an unfortunate (fortunate for some) and unintended side effect.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:19 IST
Former Louis Berger vice-president Satyakam Mohanty was on Monday arrested in connection with the pay-off scandal involving the New Jersey-based consultancy firm that is charged with bribing Indian officials to win two major water developmental projects in Goa and Guwahati, police said.
- Aug 03, 2015 17:10 IST
The Shiv Sena on Monday adopted an aggressive tone over the debate on 'Hindu terrorism' and said India is "one hundred per cent a Hindu nation" and the community has no reason to spread terror in its own country.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:58 IST
Flooding has brought chaos to several Indian states killing at least 160 people and affecting lakhs after heavy rainfall lashed West Bengal, Odisha, Manipur, Rajasthan and Gujarat, officials said on Monday.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:47 IST
The depression created from cyclone Komen, which has been hovering over Bangladesh, has triggered heavy rain in India’s northeastern and eastern states, killing more than 100 people in Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:35 IST
SMS alerts to passengers on train delays and setting up of 4,615 water vending machines at a number of railway stations are among the new initiatives of the Railways to improve facilities for passengers.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:46 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended over half of the party’s 44 LS parliamentarians -- who were carrying placards and shouting slogans demanding the resignation of top BJP leaders over the Lalit Modi controversy and the Vyapam scam -- for "persistently, wilfully obstructing the House".
- Aug 03, 2015 15:24 IST
As FTII students contine to demand the removal of Gajendra Chauhan via protests in the national capital, Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore accused Congree vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday of politicising the whole affair.
- Aug 03, 2015 15:23 IST
Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday accused the Congress of stalling parliamentary proceedings as the party "seems to have lost faith in democracy".
- Aug 03, 2015 11:54 IST
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday told Parliament that she did not make any request to UK government on behalf of Lalit Modi.