India

  • Crime
    Apr 01, 2015 01:54 IST

    Second arrest in Odisha rape videos case

    The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday made its second arrest in Odisha during its investigation into the multiple rape videos circulated by Hyderabad-based NGO Prajwala.

  • Google is venturing into hardware
    Apr 01, 2015 01:49 IST

    CBI closes 'map' probe against Google due to lack of evidence

    CBI has closed its preliminary enquiry probe against Internet giant Google over alleged irregularities in Mapathon 2013 — a competition to map utilities across India — due to lack of adequate evidence.

  • Bibek Debroy
    Apr 01, 2015 01:41 IST

    Debroy report: Drop separate rail budget, bring pvt players

    Discard the British-era practice of a separate railway budget and allow entry of private train operators, recommended a committee set up to restructure the nation’s creaky public transporter in a voluminous 323-page interim report on Tuesday.

  • Crops
    Apr 01, 2015 01:27 IST

    Crop loss: India in biggest wheat import deal in 5 years

    India has bought about 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals to address damage to crop by unseasonal rains, trade sources said on Tuesday — the biggest such imports by India in five years.

  • Apr 01, 2015 01:14 IST

    Govt to set up new body to check ponzi schemes

    Recent financial scams like Saradha, Rose Valley or the Pearl Group schemes have one thing in common — all have collected money from the poor and vulnerable sections of the public by flouting norms.

  • Delhi is a mini-India, Delhi is the pride of the nation, said PM Narendra Modi in a rally in the capital city. (ANI Photo)
    Apr 01, 2015 01:04 IST

    Flaunt achievements on social media, PM tells his ministers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a pep talk to ministers of state with independent charge, exhorting them to work with an agenda and highlight achievements through social media and other platforms.

  • Narendra Modi
    Apr 01, 2015 00:48 IST

    Secretaries' report paints a grim picture of PM’s pet schemes

    The NDA government’s Jan Dhan Yojna might have recorded a sharp rise in new bank accounts but it faces several hurdles in its way to become an effective tool of financial inclusion.

  • Environment minister Prakash Javadekar
    Apr 01, 2015 00:26 IST

    Javadekar in no hurry to process Chaturvedi’s transfer: RTI reply

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wish to have Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer and whistle blower Sanjeev Chaturvedi in his team is not likely to come true soon.

  • Illigal colonies
    Apr 01, 2015 00:18 IST

    Property registration in illegal colonies ordered, 50L to get relief

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi on Tuesday decided to start registration of properties in 1,650 unauthorised colonies in the Capital, spelling relief for the over 50 lakh residents living in such areas.

  • Board exam
    Apr 01, 2015 00:01 IST

    CBSE exam: After maths, demand for physics paper review

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had set up an expert committee to review the class XII board mathematics paper. Now, parents and students want the same for the physics paper too.

  • A security personnel
    Mar 31, 2015 23:56 IST

    Finally, FIR filed against IGI immigration officer who harassed woman

    Delhi Police have registered an FIR against an immigration officer who had allegedly ‘verbally sexually’ harassed a passenger at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

  • Crime
    Mar 31, 2015 23:35 IST

    Two jailed for 30 years for raping Ugandan woman last year

    Observing that two men who targeted and raped a Ugandan woman on the assumption that she was “a lonely foreign national” had brought “India in disrepute in the eyes of the world”, a Delhi court has sent the accused to jail for 30 years.

  • Mar 31, 2015 23:15 IST

    Ready to take over east civic body, govt tells Centre

    Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the Delhi government would be happy to take over the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) if the Centre was unable to handle it, clearing the decks for another showdown between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the BJP.

  • Get some guns
    Mar 31, 2015 23:08 IST

    Capital’s turf at stake, gangs go on shooting spree

    The murder of former INLD MLA Bharat Singh in a shootout has once again highlighted the fact the national Capital is fast becoming a battlefield for small-time gangs which are eager to establish their supremacy in NCR.

  • A kid attending class in Jalandhar on Monday
    Mar 31, 2015 22:01 IST

    Kannada mandatory subject in Karnataka

    Kannada language will be a mandatory subject in classes one to ten in schools affiliated to Karnataka board and a compulsory medium of instruction from classes one to five.