India

  • Child porn
    Aug 02, 2015 12:02 IST

    Is it a ban? Porn sites inaccessible from many Indian ISPs

    Many Indian porn lovers woke up to a rude shock on Sunday morning: On most internet service providers (ISPs) – including Vodafone, MTNL, ACT, Hathway and BSNL – porn sites were inaccessible.

  • Delhi Metro
    Aug 02, 2015 12:18 IST

    Delhi Metro proposes fare hike and five-slab fare system

    Faced with rising operational costs, Delhi Metro has proposed a five-slab fare system in the range of Rs 10-50 to mitigate the "adverse" impact on its financial health.

  • Gurdaspur
    Aug 02, 2015 07:52 IST

    Gurdaspur terrorists used ‘Made in Pakistan’ gloves

    Investigations into the Gurdaspur terror attack have revealed that the ultras were wearing ‘made in Pakistan’ gloves. Also, the origin of a seized night vision device (NVD), a ‘US government property’, points towards an Afghanistan link.

  • Banaras Hindu University BHU campus
    Aug 02, 2015 00:32 IST

    Banaras Hindu University VC’s appointment questioned

    The HRD ministry has appointed GC Tripathi, presently vice chancellor (VC) of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), as chairman of the IIT-BHU board of governors (BoG) — an appointment that has raised eyebrows.

  • CBI
    Aug 01, 2015 23:37 IST

    CBI files eight fresh cases in Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday registered eight fresh cases in its Vyapam-scam probe to probe alleged irregularities in the conduct of examinations including those related to pre-medical tests and recruitment of constables.

  • Noose
    Aug 01, 2015 23:26 IST

    Death row inmate’s last plea for transfer to home state rejected

    A convict on death row who had expressed a last wish to return to his home state, Haryana, where he wanted to spend the rest of his time before being hanged has been turned down by three different states -- Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.

  • Maggi
    Aug 01, 2015 18:48 IST

    Nestle India chief says priority is to bring Maggi back to market

    With the Maggi ban hitting sales of the company's other products, Nestle India's new managing director Suresh Narayanan on Saturday said bringing the instant noodles brand back to the market is his top priority as he sought to strike a conciliatory note with authorities.

  • Gurudas Kamat
    Aug 01, 2015 17:36 IST

    Kamat gets NCW notice for offensive remarks against Smriti Irani

    Speaking in Rajasthan on Thursday, Congress leader Gurudas Kamat had referred to Smriti Irani as a "poncha lagane waali (cleaning woman)" while questioning the HRD minister's credentials to hold the charge of the education portfolio.

  • Rape
    Aug 01, 2015 17:27 IST

    Delhi woman allegedly kidnapped, molested in moving car

    A 30-year-old woman, working with a NGO, has alleged that she was kidnapped and molested by three people in a moving car.

  • Maggi
    Aug 01, 2015 14:10 IST

    Bombay high court concludes hearing Maggi noodles case

    The Bombay High Court has concluded hearing a case filed by Nestle India challenging a local regulator's report that Maggi instant noodles contained excess lead, a lawyer for the company said.

  • Maggi
    Aug 01, 2015 00:57 IST

    Australia to extend techie woman's murder probe to India

    Australian police said on Friday that they may expand their probe to India in search of clues for the brutal murder of a 41-year-old Indian woman in Sydney as they released a new video of a person wanted for questioning in connection with the killing of the IT professional in March.

  • Ambedkar Nagar Rape cases Delhi
    Aug 01, 2015 00:23 IST

    Rapes on rise: Devil is in detail for Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar

    Misleading crime data: While statistics show most registered rape cases led to acquittals, several cases of harassment and molestation go unreported.

  • Nitish Katara
    Jul 31, 2015 23:48 IST

    Delhi govt fields top lawyers in Nitish Katara murder case

    The Delhi government on Friday appointed senior lawyers Gopal Subramanium and Dayan Krishnan to contest the appeal of Nitish Katara murder case convicts Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal in Supreme Court.

  • Jammu and Kashmir militant BSNL Sopore
    Jul 31, 2015 22:41 IST

    J-K: Four injured as militants open fire at police checkpost

    Three policemen, including a special house officer, and a taxi driver were injured after suspected militants opened fire on a police checkpost in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday night.

  • Devendra Fadnavis
    Jul 31, 2015 18:51 IST

    Fadnavis says ADG rank officer to probe Jalna rape 'bait' case

    Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Friday that an officer of additional director general rank has been appointed to probe the Jalna rape case in which the victim was used as a "bait" to nab the culprits and was allegedly raped again as a consequence.