India

  • OROP
    Sep 05, 2015 11:50 IST

    Ex-servicemen say OROP should be for everyone, meet defence minister

    Former servicemen on Saturday reiterated their stand that they will not accept any unilateral move by the government amid indications that it may announce its decision to implement the one rank, one pension scheme later in the day.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 05, 2015 11:07 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: Indrani Mukerjea to be produced in court

    All of the accused in the Sheena Bora murder case - Indrani Mukerjea, Sanjeev Khanna and Shyam Rai - whose police custody ends on Saturday will be produced in a Mumbai court on Saturday afternoon.

  • Jet Airways
    Sep 05, 2015 10:07 IST

    Bomb scare delays 6 international flights in Delhi, Bengaluru

    As many as six international flights were delayed in Delhi and Bengaluru on Saturday after a hoax bomb scare, aviation officials said, triggering several hours of panic at two of the busiest airports in the country.

  • Badni Devi Daga
    Sep 05, 2015 10:42 IST

    Jain woman dies in Rajasthan after 50 days of santhara fasting

    An 83-year-old woman passed away in Rajasthan on Saturday, 50 days after opting for santhara, family members said, the first such death after a legal battle over the Jain community’s right to follow the ritual of voluntarily starving to death.

  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
    Sep 04, 2015 23:53 IST

    Pak is our ‘brother’, government must work to improve ties: RSS

    The RSS on Friday favoured engagement with Pakistan and other neigbours, saying they were “formed out of the same body (India)”, and endorsed the Narendra Modi government’s “direction, intent and commitment” in the past 14 months.

  • OROP
    Sep 05, 2015 09:32 IST

    Govt likely to announce One Rank One Pension today

    After protracted negotiations with ex-servicemen failed to iron out differences, government sources on Friday said necessary orders would be issued soon for the implementation of the one rank, one pension scheme from July 1, 2014.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 05, 2015 09:29 IST

    Forensic test proves recovered skull was of Sheena Bora

    Mumbai police have received the report of the skull-photo or craniofacial superimposition test — a forensic anthropology test — which confirmed that the skull recovered from the outskirts of Gagode Budruk village in Raigad district was that of Sheena Bora.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav
    Sep 05, 2015 00:59 IST

    Mulayam may join grand alliance if SP given 10 more seats

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has offered to revise his pullout decision from the Janata Parivar’s 'Mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) if his party is offered an additional 10 seats in the upcoming Bihar elections after reduction in the Congress share from 40 to 30 seats, sources said.

  • Hardik Patel
    Sep 05, 2015 00:09 IST

    Hardik asks Patel leaders to clarify stand on reservation

    Hardik Patel, leader of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), is bringing the Gujarat community’s agitation to the doors of Patel ministers, asking them to clarify their stand on the contentious issue of quota benefits.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 04, 2015 22:38 IST

    Sheena murder: 'Wasn’t paid for murder but got Rs 1 lakh leaving bonus'

    Shyamwar Rai, the driver and alleged accomplice of Indrani Mukerjea, has told the police that he was not paid for his role in the murder of Sheena Bora, but did receive a Rs 1 lakh “bonus” –from Indrani when he told her he wanted to work elsewhere soon after Sheena’s murder, according to a police source.

  • Vidhie
    Sep 04, 2015 22:51 IST

    Indrani-Sanjeev's daughter Vidhie questioned on ‘fake’ Sheena emails

    Police record statement of 18-year-old daughter of Indrani Mukerjea and Sanjeev Khanna to complete probe into emails sent to her, Peter and Mikhail from someone pretending to be Sheena Bora

  • Astrology
    Sep 04, 2015 22:21 IST

    'Achhe din' for astrologers in poll-bound Bihar

    Vernacular newspapers are full of advertisements by palmists, astrologers and tantriks offering anything from hypnotism to rituals that can defeat rivals in politics, at the workplace and in love.

  • App based taxi aggregator Olacabs.
    Sep 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Jaipur: Ola cabbie arrested for molesting Finnish woman

    Suryaveer Poddar, a 28-year-old resident of Bihar, was heldfor allegedly molesting a 26-year-old Finnish woman in Shastri Nagar area of Jaipur at 1am when the woman was returning to her rented accommodation.

  • Sep 04, 2015 22:15 IST

    Odisha's Wheeler Island to be renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday renamed Bhadrak district's Wheeler Island after India's recently-deceased former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

  • Reducing emissions in power generation, transport and buildings
    Sep 04, 2015 20:30 IST

    India can’t compete with China on INDCs

    As the world eagerly awaits India’s climate action, there is absolute clarity that the country’s intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) will not be similar to that of China.