India

  • A policeman lathicharge, Protesters in Ahmedabad for Patel reservation
    Aug 29, 2015 12:45 IST

    Patels feed Gujarat but why the community doesn't feel empowered

    Hardik Patel, who is leading the Patel agitation in Gujarat for reservation, told Hindustan Times on Thursday that his movement's next stop would be to stop the supply of milk and vegetables to cities.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 29, 2015 12:19 IST

    Poll | Has the public declared Indrani Mukerjea guilty?

    The Sheena Bora murder mystery and its bizarre developments have grabbed the headlines for the last four days. The media has uninhibitedly reported gossip and police plants as news, although nothing has been placed on record before a court as of now.

  • Army
    Aug 29, 2015 11:56 IST

    J-K: 12 soldiers injured in explosion at army training school

    At least 12 soldiers were injured, seven of them critically, in an "accidental" explosion at an Army camp in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.

  • Jagan Mohan Reddy
    Aug 29, 2015 11:32 IST

    Shutdown over special status demand begins in Andhra Pradesh

    The bandh called by the YSR Congress demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh began on Saturday with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus depots belonging to the state road transport organisation (APSRTC).

  • Mikhail Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 10:54 IST

    Indrani tried to kill me the same day as Sheena, says son Mikhail

    Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail Bora has claimed that the arrested media entrepreneur also tried to kill him the very day Sheena Bora was allegedly murdered in April, 2012, media reports said.

  • Ambulance services
    Aug 28, 2015 21:54 IST

    Ambulance scam: CBI files case against Chidambaram's son, Gehlot

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a case of fraud against the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, and former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot among others over alleged irregularities in allotment of a contract for operating 108-Ambulance service in Rajasthan.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 10:19 IST

    Unsolved mystery: Why did Sanjeev help Indrani murder Sheena Bora?

    It is a question which has baffled Mumbai police all along: why did Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna partnered with his former wife, disgraced media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea, to allegedly murder Sheena Bora?

  • Crime
    Aug 29, 2015 08:44 IST

    UP: Boy scalded for asking wages to send Rakhi gift to sister

    A boy suffered serious burns after his employer threw boiling water on him for asking for his wages to send a gift to his sister on Rakshabandhan, police said.

  • Cocktail
    Aug 29, 2015 08:21 IST

    Sheena Bora case: 2 more people may be involved in the murder

    The Mumbai police on Friday said they suspected the involvement of two more people in the murder of former Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) human resources executive Sheena Bora.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 29, 2015 01:44 IST

    In Sheena Bora case, old remains are a forensic nightmare

    Forensic examinations are pivotal in solving murder cases, particularly to ascertain a dead person’s identity. But in the Sheena Bora case, it appears a fresh forensic investigation will reveal nothing new.

  • IS
    Aug 29, 2015 01:12 IST

    Hope dims for Indian hostages in Libya

    A month after they were taken hostage by masked Islamic State (IS) gunmen in Libya, the government has no contact with the abductors and have now also lost its connection to the mediators who were helping secure their release.

  • Patels, Gujarat
    Aug 29, 2015 00:55 IST

    Calm returns to Gujarat, HC orders custody death inquiry

    The Gujarat high court ordered a CID inquiry into the death of a 32-year-old man in police custody during the violent Patel stir in the state, where calm returned as the government lifted a curfew clamped in some areas of Ahmedabad on Friday.

  • Pranab Mukherjee
    Aug 29, 2015 01:20 IST

    President Pranab to visit Israel after touring Jordan

    At a time when diplomatic equations are being forged between Tel Aviv and Riyadh over Tehran, President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to visit Israel from October 13-15 after state-level visits to Jordan and Palestine.

  • Modi
    Aug 29, 2015 00:47 IST

    PM Modi starts building budget team, 16 officers reshuffled

    PM Narendra Modi on Friday brought in a new team of civil servants for next year’s Union budget that will be tasked with steering the economy in an uncertain global environment and shepherding second-generation reforms.

  • Cocktail
    Aug 28, 2015 22:56 IST

    Sanjeev Khanna confesses complicity in Sheena Bora murder: Police

    Mumbai Police commissioner Rakesh Maria said on Friday that Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna, the third accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, confessed to his complicity in the crime during interrogation.