- Mar 05, 2015 11:32 IST
A majority vote removed Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's top decision-making body, but it was Arvind Kejriwal who was behind the ouster, sources privy to the national executive meet said on Thursday.
- Mar 05, 2015 10:06 IST
Award-winning British filmmaker Leslee Udwin is in the eye of controversy for her documentary India’s Daughter, which features among other things an interview with the driver of the bus on which the horrific December 16 gang rape took place.
- Mar 05, 2015 04:00 IST
The BBC telecast a controversial documentary on the 2012 Delhi gangrape early on Thursday morning (IST), even as the Indian government moved to block the film worldwide. Home minister Rajnath Singh had directed BBC and the ministries of information and broadcasting, external affairs, and information technology to ensure British filmmaker Leslee Udwin's film, India's Daughter, was not broadcast or put on social platforms anywhere in the world, officials said. A Delhi court also upheld a ban on the film.
- Mar 05, 2015 11:17 IST
The Delhi high court on Thursday upheld the conviction of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala his MLA-son Ajay Chautala and 53 others in the junior basic teachers recruitment case.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:59 IST
In a move that is being termed as embarrassing by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) insiders, the “standing offer” to resign from the political affairs committee extended by senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan was ‘rejected’ by the national executive but the two leaders were later voted out.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:45 IST
Criticism mounted over a controversial Maharashtra ban on of cows, bulls or bullocks on Wednesday as traders said the move would push up prices of other meat products and adversely affect hundreds of restaurants catering to the poor.
- Mar 05, 2015 07:35 IST
US Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday.
- Mar 05, 2015 02:04 IST
Indicating that a ransom may have been paid to the Taliban to secure his release, Father Alexis Prem Kumar has confided to his family that his captors told him they were “waiting for the money” and that he would soon be freed.
- Mar 04, 2015 18:11 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday removed senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its key decision-making political affairs committee (PAC), days after they questioned the functioning of party convener Arvind Kejriwal. The AAP reassigned Yadav as the head of its farmers’ committee while he will continue to be a member of the national executive, sources said.
- Mar 05, 2015 04:31 IST
The US Justice Department said Wednesday it will not prosecute the police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last August, touching off nationwide outrage.
- Mar 04, 2015 15:10 IST
The king can do... sorry, India cricketers can do no wrong. At least the clarification sent by the India team management after vice-captain Virat Kohli abused an HT journalist covering the World Cup suggested so.
- Mar 04, 2015 21:36 IST
Banks hinted they could cut lending rates as early as next month, after a second interest rate cut in two months heaped pressure on lenders that have largely kept rates unchanged, citing weak credit demand and a lack of liquidity.
- Mar 05, 2015 08:37 IST
The government decided to bar the telecast of a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin on the December 2012 Delhi gang-rape, with home minister Rajnath Singh telling Parliament he was "stunned and deeply hurt" when he heard about the controversial interview of one of the convicts.
- Mar 04, 2015 21:58 IST
Unlike a rushed - and failed - Tikrit offensive in July, this campaign appears to follow the methodical military strategy honed by Iranian advisers in neighbouring Syria, which helped President Bashar al-Assad regain some lost territory.
- Mar 04, 2015 17:09 IST
Here are some viral tweets from the Australia vs Afghanistan match.