JNU doctored video: Court asks Delhi Police to file report

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 18:18

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A court here on Thursday asked Delhi Police to file a status report on investigation being carried out in the JNU sedition cases while hearing a complaint against three news channels which allegedly ran doctored videos of the controversy.


Biju Janata Dal is 'B team' of BJP: Congress

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 18:10

Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday targeted the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha, saying it is the "B team" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).


Five killed in Maharashtra chemical factory blast

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 18:06

Thane (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) At least five workers were killed and around 125 others injured when in a massive blast when a boiler at a private chemical company in the MIDC industrial complex here on Thursday morning, police said.


VHP accuses UP government of polarising people

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:32

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The VHP on Thursday accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of polarising people on communal lines by creating "unnecessary controversy" over a Bajrang Dal training camp in Ayodhya.


SC allows Italian marine to leave India

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:24

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the second Italian marine, Salvatore Girone, under probe for the shooting of two Indian fishermen, return home till international arbitration goes on in the case that has soured bilateral ties between the two countries.


I have undertaken maximum reforms: Modi on two years as PM

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in the two years in office his government has made policy changes to curb corruption and opened up more of the economy to foreign investment while filling gaps in rural infrastructure.


Half of promises made by ministries to parliament not kept

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:50

Two-thirds of central government ministries have not implemented more than 50 percent of "assurances" given to parliament, even as the government completes two years in office on May 26, according to data from the Lok Sabha.


Resident doctors go on strike in Delhi, patient dies

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:42

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Nearly 25,000 resident doctors of the central and Delhi government hospitals went on a one-day strike on Thursday to protest against de-merger of NPA from their basic salaries.


Madhya Pradesh BJP sends 12 names for Rajya Sabha polls

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:28

Bhopal, May 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday decided to forward a panel of 12 names for the Rajya Sabha polls to the central party leadership.


Woman fatally stabs husband in Delhi, held

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:20

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday on the charge of stabbing her husband to death after a spat over his drinking habit, police said.


Spell out norms for devolving Nirbhaya fund to states, SC tells centre

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:20

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the central government to spell out the manner in which Nirbhaya fund - for safety and empowerment of women - would be given to the states, saying that otherwise it would be reduced to a "lip sympathy".