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Friday, October 31, 2014 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and party MLAs will keep away from CM-designate Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony at Wankhede stadium today.



Friday, October 31, 2014 : In the second such instance in less than 10 days, a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped on Tuesday and Wednesday by a Hindi teacher on the campus of her private school in east Bangalore.



Friday, October 31, 2014 : Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, creates a political controversy by inviting Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif for anointment the function on November 22 while ignoring Indian PM Narendra Modi.



Friday, October 31, 2014 : In a shocking incident, a minor Muslim girl from Salem was sold to a rich businessman for Rs 12 lakh, was then married to the 36-year-old divorcee from Cuddalore, on October 12.



Friday, October 31, 2014 : The government has decided to amend the Lokpal Act to allow inclusion of leader of the single largest opposition party in Lok Sabha in the Lokpal selection committee.



Friday, October 31, 2014 : 3 days after thieves were found to have cleaned out 78 lockers from a bank in Sonipat, cops on Thursday claims to have cracked the case, the mastermind was mysteriously found dead in his car.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : The list of 627 names provided by HSBC Bank does not have any big names connected to political parties or industrialists, government sources said.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : Shiv Sena failed to arrive at a decision on its support to a BJP government in Maharashtra at a late-evening meeting of its senior leadership but said a final decision will be made public on Thursday.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : Centre may wait for bypoll results on December 23, though Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung will be beginning consultations for exploring all possibilities of government formation in Delhi.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : Cooking gas consumers would have to pay Rs 3 more for each subsidised refills because of an increase in dealer commission as per existing policy.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : Cyclone Nilofar further weakened on Wednesday and is expected to cross the Gujarat coast near Naliya between Friday night and early hours of Saturday.



Thursday, October 30, 2014 : Police officers in Uttar Pradesh believe that mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women are some of the reasons behind the spurt in rape cases.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government will hand over the entire list of names of black money account holders to the Supreme Court on Wednesday.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : Forty-four-year-old Devendra Fadnavis will be the next chief minister of Maharashtra. He will be the BJP's first CM in the state, the second-youngest CM after Sharad Pawar.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : The Centre said the court could not dictate to the President when to end central rule in Delhi and call for fresh elections.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : For the first time, India sent clear signals that it may be willing to sell the Brahmos short range cruise missiles to Vietnam, a long-standing demand by Hanoi.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli will face the gallows as the Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out his plea for revocation of death penalty.



Wednesday, October 29, 2014 : A storm of protest is brewing in Aligarh Muslim University after some male students said women waving flags during campaigning for students union poll set for Wednesday is against Muslim culture.



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : One of 3 people whom the Centre named in the SC as being black money account holders had made big donations to both BJP and Congress between 2004 and 2012.



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : Indian troops recently blocked attempts by the People's Liberation Army soldiers to once again construct a road in the Asaphila region of Arunachal Pradesh.



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : Trinamool Congress and BJP battled for control of West Bengal's Birbhum's Makra village on Monday, three persons, including an 18-year-old, were killed and two injured.



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : The winter session of Parliament will start from November 24 and conclude on December 23 during which the government may try to push many key legislations.



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee have given a nod to Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung to explore the possibility of government formation by inviting BJP which finished as the single largest party.



Monday, October 27, 2014 : The Centre will reveal the names of three Indians in the affidavit against whom prosecution has been launched for stashing black money in foreign banks.



Monday, October 27, 2014 : Maharashtra BJP legislature party will meet on Tuesday to elect their leader, state BJP president Devendra Fadnavis is considered to be the frontrunner for the chief minister's post.



Monday, October 27, 2014 : A 34-year-old man hurled kerosene on the Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, and charged at him with a lighter in an apparent attempt to set him ablazeEvening prayers at Jama Masjid on Sunday.



Monday, October 27, 2014 : Cyclonic storm Nilofar is expected to bring heavy to very heavy rains in coastal districts of Saurashtra and Kutch area of north Gujarat on Thursday.



Monday, October 27, 2014 : Over 400 Lok Sabha members including Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Lal Krishna Advani and Rajnath Singh have not declared their assets and liability details, according to an RTI reply.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : Taking a serious view of the revelations of a deep terror network in West Bengal, PM Narendra Modi will send NSA Ajit Doval to the state on Monday to personally oversee the ongoing investigations.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, in a sudden move on Saturday evening, sacked 70 persons holding the minister of state (MoS) rank allegedly for non-performance and serving their own interests.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : Four people were shot at during a clash between two communities over a petty issue in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, police said, adding that 33 people have been arrested.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : Air India has discovered that as many as 102 pilots of its Boeing fleet have been flying without clearing a mandatory test that helps keep their licences valid.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : Assembly polls in Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five phases between November 25 and December 20 and counting of votes will take place on December 23, the EC announced on Saturday.



Sunday, October 26, 2014 : A woman murdered the three-year-old son of her lover in Vellore to take revenge on his wife for humiliating her in public about the illicit relationship.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : For the first time in four months, finance minister Arun Jaitley has called for a reduction in interest rates, saying lower rates would trigger demand for homes.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : A forensic science lab in Mumbai has confirmed Gurunath Meiyappan’s voice in the tapped telephone conversations between Meiyappan and Vindoo Dara Singh in connection with the IPL spot-fixing.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : As Pakistan passed a resolution condemning India's alleged ceasefire violations and seeking a UN intervention, India on Friday described the exercise as meant for its domestic consumption.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : RPI chief Ramdas Athawale, who met Uddhav Thackeray, said the Shiv Sena is ready to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for government formation in Maharashtra.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : 5 months in power sees increase in crorepatis in Union Cabinet: ADR, railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda's assets have shown the highest increase in five months.



Saturday, October 25, 2014 : Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram has said that Sonia Gandhi needs to communicate more, emphasizing that Congress has been severely demoralized.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : Two youths from Maharashtra — one of whom is a suspected SIMI operative and the other an aide of Indian Mujahideen media in-charge — were arrested from Secunderabad on Wednesday.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent his Diwali morning on Thursday at the Siachen glacier, lauding India's armed forces.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : Almost 24% of the world's missed TB cases are from India, according to the Global TB Report 2014 released on Thursday.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : Shiv Sena on Thursday said its MPs would attend the dinner to be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for NDA allies, and that objective of both was to provide a stable government in Maharashtra.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : The lone BSP MLA in Haryana - Tek Chand Sharma -- has pledged support to BJP claiming that he did so following direction from party chief Mayawati.



Friday, October 24, 2014 : During the session, which was to mark the start of Samvat Year 2071, the New Year for the trading community, the sensex closed 64 points higher at 26,851.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday indicated that the soon-to-be-formed BJP government in Haryana will order a probe into the land deals of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra,



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley has not denied the possibility of a former UPA minister being on the list of people who have stashed black money abroad.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : An advisory issued at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office asks bureaucrats not to act on oral orders from anyone, including ministers.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : The Shiv Sena may be gearing up to join the BJP government, but a section in the party has strong reservations on the issue, it is said.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : The government is all set to take a call on two critical but long-delayed projects which together will cost well upwards of Rs 70,000 crore over the next decade or so.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : police are investigating the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in her school in the city of Bangalore.



Thursday, October 23, 2014 : Former Army chief Gen VK Singh's close aide has been booked by the CBI on alleged graft charges.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : In order to make India a better place to do business, the government is working to cut down the time for registering a business from 27 days to a single day.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : NSA Ajit Doval on Tuesday said that while India was going to use any opportunity to develop relations with neighbour China, it would not compromise on its territorial interests and sovereignty.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : Sena president Uddhav Thackeray is likely to go to the national capital on Wednesday or Thursday to meet the BJP top brass over government formation in Maharashtra.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : Haryana got its first BJP chief minister on Tuesday after Manhohar Lal Khattar, a first-time MLA, a non-jat and a dedicated RSS pracharak, was chosen to lead the government in Jatland.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided not to cebrate Diwali and , instead, spend the day in Srinagar as a gesture of solidarity towards the victims of recent floods in J&K.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014 : A woman, identified as Fathima, 45, has died of her injuries after being set on fire on a train in the town of Kannur in the state of Kerala.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : The government on Monday allowed private companies in power, cement and steel to get their own coal mines through e-auctions, clearing the logjam created by the Supreme Court.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : Uddhav Thackeray called Amit Shah twice on Sunday after the Maharashtra assembly election results were declared, but said only pleasantries were exchanged.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : Long time RSS pracharak Manohar Lal Khattar has emerged as the front-runner for the post of Haryana chief minister.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : Eleven people were charred to death and eight injured in a blast at a fire cracker manufacturing unit-cum-godown at Vakatippa village of U Kottapalli mandal, 15 km from Kakinada town, on Monday.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday recommended CBI inquiry against Ashok Gehlot and other Congress leaders, including Sachin Pilot, over their alleged involvement in ambulance scam.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 : Describing the five convicts in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of 2010 as psychopaths and beasts who should be kept away from society, a trial court on Monday sentenced them to life imprisonment.



Monday, October 20, 2014 : BJP wrested control of Haryana and was set to do so in Maharashtra in an outcome that entrenches its status as the dominant political force in India.



Monday, October 20, 2014 : The final result tally:- MAHARASTRA- BJP+ 122, SS 63, Cong 42, NCP 41, MNS 1, others 19; HARYANA- BJP 47, INLD 19, Cong 15, HJC(BL) 2, Others 7.



Monday, October 20, 2014 : Noted anti nuclear activist and convener of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy S P Udhayakumar has quit Aam Aadmi Party,



Monday, October 20, 2014 : The coal ministry has readied an ordinance to acquire the land which was bought by allottees to extract underground coal, along with the plant standing on it and put them up for auction.



Monday, October 20, 2014 : The CBI has registered a second FIR against industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal's company Jindal Steel and Power Limited in the coal block allocation scam.



Sunday, October 19, 2014 : Diesel prices deregulated like petrol, a move that immediately brought down pump prices of the most-consumed fuel sharply. , down Rs 3.37 in Delhi.



Sunday, October 19, 2014 : No more government bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi will be turned into memorials and the Centre will no longer organize functions to mark the anniversaries of departed leaders.



Sunday, October 19, 2014 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked free on Saturday after spending 21 days in the Parappana Agrahara central jail since September 27.



Sunday, October 19, 2014 : Modi government has in principle agreed to empower National Commission for Women, with the authority to order police to arrest repeat offenders, probe a crime and seek report like a criminal court.



Sunday, October 19, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday the NDA government will not withhold any information from the public about those who have stashed black money abroad.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : Narendra Modi government endorsed the UPA's position that double taxation avoidance treaties with other countries barred it from revealing names of all Indians having accounts in foreign banks.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 65 crore disproportionate assets case, but warned her against repeating the tactics to drag the trial for 18 years.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : The DRDO on Friday successfully test-fires India's first indigenously designed and developed long- range cruise missile Nirbhay with a range of about 1,000 kilometers.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : A 24-year-old call centre executive from Mizoram was found dead at her flat in south Delhi's Munirka Village on Thursday night.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : A 65-year-old woman has accused three men of setting her on fire for not voting for a candidate they were backing for the Maharashtra assembly, in Yeola, near Nashik.



Saturday, October 18, 2014 : Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday warned he would chop off hands of doctors found neglecting poor patients.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to carry out the first expansion of his council of ministers along with a bureaucratic shake-up in the next few weeks.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : The BJP is likely to seek the Shiv Sena’s support to form the government in Maharashtra, sources said, but the Sena is reportedly in two minds on the issue.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to summon chief secretaries and directors general of police of states where thousands of children go missing every year.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : Two BPO employees from Nagaland working in Cyber City were racially abused and viciously thrashed by a group of residents in Gurgaon late on Wednesday.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : NSG director general J N Choudhury on Thursday warned of the possibility of global jihadi outfits al-Qaida and ISIS joining hands to launch multi-city, multiple attacks in India.



Friday, October 17, 2014 : The Kerala State Electricity Board on Thursday slapped a Rs 8,000 fine on former minister and expelled Congress leader T H Mustafa for stealing electricity.



Thursday, October 16, 2014 : Exit polls predict the BJP will form the next government in both Maharashtra and Haryana, but they don't agree on whether the party would win a clear majority on its own.



Thursday, October 16, 2014 : IndiGo, India’s largest domestic airline, ordered 250 Airbus A320s neos worth almost Rs 1.5 lakh crore, making it the largest-ever purchase of single-aisle planes in one go.



Thursday, October 16, 2014 : Isro successfully launched IRNSS 1C, the third member of the seven satellite constellation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), in the wee hours of Thursday.



Thursday, October 16, 2014 : A Manipuri student leader was beaten up by three men in Bangalore on Tuesday night for allegedly not speaking in Kannada. The attackers have since been arrested.



Thursday, October 16, 2014 : The most senior military officer in Kashmir valley on Wednesday warned that the waving of ISIS flags in Kashmir was a matter of grave concern.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : Maharashtra and Haryana go to the polls today, with Congress and BJP locked in a battle for the future, though with different objectives.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : The recent spurt in attacks on Delhi policemen is expected to lead to radical changes in the way Delhi Police patrols the city, especially in crime-prone areas.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : NIA investigators on Tuesday questioned three mysterious suspects admitted quetly by Bardhaman police at a Park Circus nursing home patronized by a senior Trinamool Congress leader.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : The 'Ma Parmeshwari Mandir' at Andhrathari village in Madhubani district, Bihar, purified after CM Jitan Ram Manjhi offered puja at the temple on August 18, will be developed into a tourist spot.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : Two days after the 'victim' of the alleged gang rape and forced conversion in Meerut made a dramatic U-turn and retracted her earlier statement on Tuesday.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : Admiral DK Joshi, who resigned as Navy chief on February 26 said the root cause of his resignation was the dysfunctional and inefficient operating environment in the Navy.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : The severity of destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud emerged a day after it ravaged coastal Andhra Pradesh with human fatalities reaching a grim 22 on Monday.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : The CBI's secures details from the income tax department on purchase of one of Mamata Banerjee's paintings by Sudipta Sen, promoter of the now-bust Saradha chit fund company, for Rs 1.8 crore.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : Right to life outweighed right to do business with the Supreme Court on Monday rejecting SBI's petition challenging an Allahabad high court ........



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : .......order directing sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh to sell the sugar stock hypothecated to SBI against loans to pay sugarcane farmers' dues.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : Sebi debars DLF, 6 top executives from market for 3 years due to lack of disclosure in the company's IPO prospectus when it went public in 2007.



Tuesday, October 14, 2014 : Justifying his party's demand for autonomy for states, Raj Thackeray on Monday said MNS would not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections henceforth.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : Pre-poll surveys support the view that BJP indeed is faring better than other parties, with indications it might make deep inroads in Vidarbha and Marathwada.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : Cyclonic storm Hudhud tore through the Visakhapatnam city, unleashing widespread destruction and bringing the otherwise bustling city of nearly 20 lakh people to a grinding halt.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : After two days of relative quiet on the international border, Pakistan upped the diplomatic ante as it wrote to the UN for an intervention in Jammu & Kashmir.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : With Jamaat-e-Islami links being found in the Bardhaman blast, the Bangladesh government is now planning to go all out to pressure Mamata Banerjee to get access to Teesta water.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : Around 64% of urban women are engaged in domestic work compared to 60% in rural areas among women aged 15 and above, according to the latest National Sample Survey Organization report.



Monday, October 13, 2014 : Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has informed the Kerala high court he had not acquired any assets of his late wife Sunanda Pushkar either individually or jointly with her son or anybody else



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : Reclassified as a very severe cyclonic storm by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Hudhud continued to gather force ahead of reaching Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by Sunday.



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : The probe into the Bardhaman blast, now being handled by the NIA, is pointing to a bigger plot extending not just to Assam, but also to J & K and the southern states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : Former home minister and NCP leader R R Patil, during a poll rally near Sangli on Friday, said that his MNS rival, who is in police custody on charges of rape, could have raped after the election.



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : Appealing to jat pride barely hours before returning to Tihar Jail, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala charged both Congress and BJP of misusing CBI against him.



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information has written to PM Narendra Modi urging him that a key institution like the Central Information Commission can't remain without a head.



Wednesday, December 10, 2014 : There was panic in Connaught Place around 9.15pm on Saturday when three to four youths had fired at a policeman when he and his colleague intercepted them on suspicion at Shankar Market.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : Child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi has been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the spitfire teenage activist who defied the Taliban.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : Bracing for Cyclone Hudhud, the Andhra Pradesh government is gearing up to evacuate as many as 4.56 lakh people from the coastal villages by Saturday evening.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : The medical probe report prepared by a team of three doctors in the Sunanda Pushkar case has asked Delhi Police to investigate the emails who sent to the AIIMS administration.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : As stray incidents of firing continued to be reported from the international border in J&K, India further hardened its position saying the onus for de-escalation is on Pakistan.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : The BJP hit back at Rahul Gandhi on Friday over the Congress leader's allegation that the Narendra Modi government allowed prices of cancer and other drugs to shoot up.



Monday, November 10, 2014 : Police on Friday arrested three men who allegedly gang-raped six dalit women, including four teenage girls, at Kurmuri village, about 100km from Patna, in Bhojpur district.



Friday, October 10, 2014 : India strongly warned Pakistan that it would have to suffer unaffordable costs for its adventurism amid heavy-duty mortars from both countries continuing to boom across the International Border.



Friday, October 10, 2014 : The medical team probing the death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, has concluded that she died of poisoning.



Friday, October 10, 2014 : The SC has compared the Centre to Kumbhakarna and Rip Van Winkle for not meeting its two-month deadline to submit a report on the bio-diversity impact of 24 hydro-electric projects in Uttarakhand.



Friday, October 10, 2014 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Karnataka high court order refusing her bail.



Friday, October 10, 2014 : A 45-year-old man allegedly hacked his 19-year-old married daughter with a fodder cutter, after she refused to have sex with him at his home at Mustafaganj village in Muzaffarpur district.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : Government rules out any talks to de-escalate tension till Islamabad puts a complete stop to its cross-border misadventure of targeting civilians with mortar shells.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : The EC Wednesday night ruled that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by Haryana government in clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has claimed in her criminal appeal that the Rs 100-crore fine imposed on her in the disproportionate assets case was an arbitrary exercise of power.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : The police have registered a case of cheating against former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot for alleged irregularities in the allotment of land to the Jaipur-based Soni Hospital.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said the new capital of Andhra Pradesh will come up in Guntur district.



Wednesday, September 10, 2014 : Rumi Bibi and Amina Bibi and the three yet-to-be-identified women who put up at the IED factory at Burdwan's Khagragarh and Baburbagh were part of JuM Bangladesh's female hit squad.



Sunday, August 10, 2014 : India has turned the heat on Pakistan with massive retaliatory fire in response to ceasefire violations along the Line of Control as well as the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.



Sunday, August 10, 2014 : The finance ministry and RBI will put in place a new framework for setting interest rates by the year-end, which will give powers to the government and Parliament to fix the inflation target.



Sunday, August 10, 2014 : BJP on Tuesday termed the Haryana government's approval of the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF as its parting gift to the Gandhi family



Sunday, August 10, 2014 : A cyclonic storm building over the Bay of Bengal is likely to bring more rain and strong wind in the city and other coastal area of Bengal over the next few days.



Sunday, August 10, 2014 : A 5,000-year-old stepwell has been found in one of the largest Harappan cities, Dholavira, in Kutch, which is three times bigger than the Great Bath at Mohenjo Daro.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : Addressing an election rally in Haryana, the PM attacked Congress, but invoked former PM Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi to inspire children to lead a healthier life.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : The Election Commission of India issues a notice to Union surface transport and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari for allegedly inducing the voters to take bribes and then decided on whom to vote.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assets worth Rs 1.26 crore, While Arun Jaitley turns out to be the richest with assets of Rs 72.10 crore, Venkaiah Naidu has the least assets of Rs 20.45 lakh.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : The Mamata Banerjee government on Monday came around to concede that last Thursday's accidental bomb blast in Burdwan involved al-Qaida linked Bangladeshi terrorist organization, JuM.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : In an embarrassing disclosure the Central Information Commission has admitted that records related to former chief information commissioner Wajahat Habibullah were untraceable.



Thursday, July 10, 2014 : Home minister Rajnath Singh asked Pakistan to put an end to the ceasefire violations reminding Islamabad that times have changed in India.



Tuesday, June 10, 2014 : At least 4 people have been killed and 25 have been injured in a major ceasefire violation by Pak Rangers in Jammu & Kashmir's Arnia sector, according to Times Now.



Tuesday, June 10, 2014 : Two women have been arrested in connection with a blast on Thursday in a two-storey house at Khargram, in the heart of Burdwan town, in which two suspected terrorists died.



Tuesday, June 10, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar, but steered clear of taking on estranged ally Shiv Sena.



Tuesday, June 10, 2014 : Police had to fire more than 60 teargas shells at Shahpur Adda in Ahmedabad on Sunday to control rioters who were throwing crude bombs amid heavy pelting of stones.



Tuesday, June 10, 2014 : The Federation of Associations of Private Schools in Tamil Nadu declared a holiday on October 7, a day when the Karnataka high court will hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea.



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : US-India Business Council told PM Narendra Modi that it had identified upwards of $41 billion for investment by its members in India within the next 3 years.



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : Air India has suspended four officials for security lapse after a stun grenade was found on an aircraft kept on standby for PM Modi's US trip.



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : Sonia Gandhi kicked off the Congress party's election campaign in Haryana with a sharp attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi,



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the BJP's Maharashtra election campaign from Beed, assailing both Congress and NCP for corruption and urging the people to give BJP an absolute majority.



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : The situation in flood-hit Assam remains grim with nearly four lakh people still affected even though water levels were receding at most places in the state.



Saturday, May 10, 2014 : Two Indian Mujahideen militants were killed and a third injured critically in West Bengal's Burdwan town when an IED they were allegedly making exploded in the house of a Trinamool Congress leader.



Thursday, April 10, 2014 : At least 33 people were killed and 26 injured in a stampede at Gandhi Maidan in Patna during Vijaya Dashmi celebrations on Friday.



Thursday, April 10, 2014 : With a call for public participation in India's development and an aim to reach out to more and more people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made his first radio address to the nation.



Thursday, April 10, 2014 : Public broadcaster Doordarshan's live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's customary Vijaydashmi speech triggered a controversy on Friday,.......



Thursday, April 10, 2014 : ........ with the political class and social commentators calling it a dangerous trend of state patronage of majoritarian politics.



Thursday, April 10, 2014 : With the monsoon having withdrawn from most parts of India and on the way out from some, the Met office has said that rainfall this season has been 88% of the long period average.



Monday, March 10, 2014 : India has completed all the requirements for membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group and Missile Technology Control Regime, the US told the Indian side during the discussions.



Monday, March 10, 2014 : Narendra Modi launched the much publicized Swachh Bharat campaign on Thursday by taking the lead with a broom to clean up a police station and a scavengers' colony, Valmiki Colony, in the capital.



Monday, March 10, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to Shashi Tharoor among nine select persons to act as brand ambassadors of 'Swachh Bharat' campaign has triggered unease in Congress,



Monday, March 10, 2014 : Indian Army's ill-fated Cheetah helicopter that crashed on Wednesday, killing three Army officers, was returning from China border after surveillance.



Monday, March 10, 2014 : Urban India generates about 47 million tons of solid waste (garbage) every year or about 1.3 lakh tons every day, according to a study by the Central Pollution Control Board.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : India-USA joint statement urges all parties involved in the South China Sea to avoid the use, or threat of use, of force in advancing their claims, without naming China.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : Special court judge John Michael Cunha said Jayalalithaa had accommodated the other accused in her house as part of a conspiracy to acquire and hold properties for and on behalf of her.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : Tuesday's train accident near Gorakhpur that killed 12 passengers and left 45 injured, blamed on driver fatigue, has once again highlighted the shortage of loco pilots in railways.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : The presence of controversial politician D P Yadav at BJP chief Amit Shah's rallies in Haryana has triggered a political controversy with many believing that the stage is set for his return.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : One person was killed and 12 others were injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker factory at Pandua in West Bengal's Hoogly district on Wednesday.



Monday, February 10, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP by addressing poll rallies in Haryana and Maharashtra from October 4.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have called for a new agenda between their countries during his US visit.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : An abortive attempt was made to burn alive a Bihar cabinet minister, Vinay Bihari, in the presence of district officials, including the DM, SP of Rohtas, at Sasaram, on late Monday evening.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : Karnataka high court will on Wednesday hear the bail petitions of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and three others found guilty in the disproportionate assets case.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : The ED has closed a two-year-old money laundering case against yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna after finding no evidence against him relating to generation of alleged crime proceeds.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : Saradha boss Sudipta Sen admits what his chauffeur had said about the Nizam Palace meeting, CBI has Sen's written statement that he did meet an influential Trinamool Congress leader there.



Friday, January 10, 2014 : Pawar accused Chavan of not possessing a coalition mindset and of taking anti-NCP decisions, while Chavan targeted NCP for secretly partnering with BJP.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting US President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday evening, ahead of formal talks on Tuesday.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : O Panneerselvam assumed charge as chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday. In addition to retaining charge of his previous departments such as finance, public works and irrigation,



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for investments from some of the largest American corporations with the promise of a stable tax policy.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : Flash floods and landslides claimed the lives of at least 52 people in Meghalaya as properties worth several crores of rupees were damaged.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : Uddhav Thackeray said party MP and Union minister for heavy industries Anant Gite would quit the NDA regime.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014 : Two hundred and eighty one people died and 29 are reported missing in the devastating floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi enthralls a rapturous crowd at New York City's Madison Square Garden, PIO cardholders will get lifetime Indian visa and that US tourists will be given visa on arrival.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : High courts in the country will have a special cell to monitor trials against MPs/MLAs and ensure that they are completed within a year of registration of case.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : CBI plans to seek clarifications from Mamata Banerjee's office on allegations levelled by Saradha chief Sudipta Sen and disgruntled MP Kunal Ghosh that the government had taken favours from Sen.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : Communal clashes in Vadodara after a man was stabbed on Waghodia Road on Sunday afternoon, city police struggled to maintain peace in the communally sensitive areas since Thursday.



Monday, September 29, 2014 : Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella met chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at the CM's camp office in Begumpet on Sunday.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : At the UN general assembly, PM Narendra Modi underlined that his government placed the highest priority on advancing friendship and cooperation with its neighbours, including Pakistan.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : Imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra appears to be a formality after the Union Cabinet's nod on Saturday. Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan had submitted his resignation on Friday.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : Jayalalithaa gets 4-year jail term in corruption case, barred from being CM or MLA for 10 years and fined Rs 100 crores by special judge John Michael D'Cunha.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : In the race of next CM of Tamil Nadu, while names of many diehard loyalists have been floated, state finance minister O Panneerselvam has emerged the strongest probable.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : The Andhra Pradesh government has once again sought governor E S L Narasimhan's intervention to restrain the Telangana government from continuing to 'violate' the AP Reorganization Act.



Sunday, September 28, 2014 : Three software engineers died on the spot when the car they were travelling in rammed the parapet of the elevated flyover near Electronics City in the wee hours of Saturday.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly here and blamed India for another missed opportunity.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Friday on a five-day visit to the US, holding out an assurance that India is "open and friendly" for business and innovations.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : Indian and Chinese troops on Friday began to withdraw from their forward positions in the Chumar sector of eastern Ladakh after a 16-day military face-off there.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : Fifteen years after it injected HIV-infected blood into a child, making him an AIDS patient for life, a government hospital here in Chennai will get away by paying just Rs 50,000 as compensation.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be touring the US until October 1, has directed that all urgent government business be put up to home minister Rajnath Singh for disposal while he is away.



Saturday, September 27, 2014 : The Indian Medical Association, will on Sunday launch a nationwide awareness programme on overuse of antibiotics , a practice that has led to emergence of drug-resistant organisms.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : The 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP alliance breathed its last on Thursday, bringing to an end a robust and stormy era in coalition politics in Maharashtra and India.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : India and China have resolved the stand-off at the Ladakh border and withdrawal of troops will begin on Friday and be completed by September 30, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : India and US will want to achieve a few things in the medium term, and the success of PM Narendra Modi's trip will be judged by whether Modi and Barack Obama can take those steps together.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : The Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday said it was terminating its 15-year alliance with Congress, accusing the bigger party of not being serious about continuing the partnership.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : Modi government clearing the long-delayed critical acquisition of 262 missiles to arm the Israeli Barak-I anti-missile defence (AMD) systems fitted on board them.



Friday, September 26, 2014 : Bar Council of India (BCI), the apex regulatory body for law education and the legal profession in India, has decided to derecognize DU's law course taught at its three centres.



Thursday, September 25, 2014 : In one of the biggest bureaucratic reshuffles in recent times, the Centre transferred close to 50 officers of additional and joint secretary level over the past two days.



Thursday, September 25, 2014 : Mars Orbiter Mission to spawn a generation of smart satellites, the biggest achievement of India's demonstration of mastery over making the spacecraft think and act on its own.



Thursday, September 25, 2014 : With just three days left for filing nominations for the state polls, the deadlock in seat-sharing talks in the two major alliances — Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP — remains unresolved.



Thursday, September 25, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five-day high profile visit from Thursday to the US during which he will have a power-packed schedule of meetings.



Thursday, September 25, 2014 : The Bengal government suffered yet another blow on Wednesday when Calcutta high court handed the Parui murder probe to CBI, observing that the probe by state agencies was one-sided.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : After a 300-day flight and covering a distance of 680-million km after its launch on Nov 5, 2013, the MOM, if all goes well, will enter the Martian orbit at 7.18am.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : A white tiger has attacked and killed a man who was in its enclosure at Delhi zoo; zoo manager Riaz Khan said the young man leapt over the railing into the tiger enclosure.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : The government has withdrawn certain powers of the drug pricing regulator that allowed it to cap prices of widely prescribed anti-diabetes, cancer, HIV, tuberculosis and cardiac medicines.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : The crisis in the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance deepened further on Monday with the junior allies rejecting Matoshree's latest formula which gives 11 seats to the four smaller parties.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : India is sticking to its tough stance in the ongoing troop face-off in eastern Ladakh, blaming the PLA for violating border protocols by attempting to construct a road in a disputed area.



Wednesday, September 24, 2014 : Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said the party needs to attack Muslim fundamentalism as strongly as it pounces upon Hindu fanaticism.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : Indian forces had to make a tactical retreat at one of the eight places of standoff in Chumar three days ago in the face of heavy Chinese troop presence.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : Mars orbiter passes 4-second test, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) scientists 'woke up' the main engine of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Monday appeared to have second thoughts about knowing the identity of the whistleblower relating to the diary entries in CBI director Ranjit Sinha's house.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : AIADMK predictably swept the bypolls to local bodies in Tamil Nadu trouncing the BJP by big margins while leaving the Left parties far behind.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : BJP president Amit Shah issuing categorical instructions to the party's Maharashtra leaders not to accept anything less than 130 assembly seats from Shiv Sena.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : Reconciled to the near inevitable break-up with the Shiv Sena, BJP rolled out a plan to contest all 288 seats in Maharashtra with its smaller allies.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : Increase in potato prices across the country except in some part of Karntaka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu seems giving tough time to government after a check on onion prices and tomato prices.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar suggested that the media should be kept away from any decision making process because it creates confusion among people.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : Indian Army is keeping its 15 battalions as well as reserve units in eastern Ladakh on "high alert" to counter the People's Liberation Army in the ongoing shadow-boxing.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : Even as CBI prepares to examine P Chidambaram in the 2G spectrum scam case in connection with the Aircel-Maxis deal, it has questioned his wife Nalini in the Saradha chit fund scam.



Monday, September 22, 2014 : SC order puts 40 medical colleges in quandry, as they have been permitted by the Supreme Court to admit students for MBBS courses this academic year with far too many strings attached.



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : The 30,000 protesters marched in rain and occupied Mayo Road in Kolkata for five hours to say a resounding ‘NO’ to the dead-of-the-night police crackdown at Jadavpur University.



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : India has dismissed PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto's remark that his party would wrest entire Kashmir from India as far from reality, saying India's territorial integrity was not negotiable.



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : Army sources said that soldiers of PLA and Indian Army were continuing with their standoff in Chumar and civilians in Demchok on Saturday, despite the assurance given by Xi.



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : BJP candidate Bhojraj Nag won the assembly by-poll for Chhattisgarh's Antagarh seat with an impressive margin, relegating his lone opponent to third position with NOTA option finishing second.



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : On Saturday, there were signs that both alliances were on the verge of cracking as the BJP rejected the Shiv Sena's fresh offer of 126 seats, and the Congress and NCP issued each other an ultimatum,



Sunday, September 21, 2014 : India will, for the first time, join hands with China to develop remote sensing satellites; an agreement in this regard was signed two days ago, informs Indian Space Research Organisation .



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi bluntly told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping that Beijing's intransigence on the border might impact bilateral ties.



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : The Shiv Sena and BJP resumed their seat-sharing negotiations after a gap of six days which had witnessed a show of brinkmanship on both sides.



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : The CBI has told a trial court that it is probing the role of former finance minister P Chidambaram in approving the FDI proposal of a Mauritius-based company in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : There will be no takers for al-Qaida in India as Muslims here will live and die for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : RLD leader Ajit Singh said that he would surrender his government bungalow by September 24 and move to a three-bedroom house in south Delhi.



Saturday, September 20, 2014 : Jadavpur University students plan a march from Nandan to Raj Bhavan on Saturday in protest against the late-night police action and to demand the vice-chancellor's removal.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : Modi told Xihe that peace and tranquillity along the borders was imperative for mutual trust and for realizing the full potential of Sino-Indian relations.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : President Obama has nominated Indian-American Richard Rahul Verma as the new ambassador to India, the White House announced on Thursday.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Centre's approach to shortlisting candidates for selection of CVC appeared to have been vitiated because of lack of uniformity in the shortlisting process.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : People are living in dread of outbreak of epidemics, with many people reporting severe gastroenteritis, 10 days after apocalyptical deluge hit Srinagar and marooned six lakh people.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : Prashant Bhushan refused to reveal the identity of the whistleblower who provided the register allegedly showing persons connected to the 2G scam case visiting CBI director's residence.



Friday, September 19, 2014 : The midnight police crackdown on Jadavpur University students triggers outrage across the country and given fresh momentum to the agitation, with the students' voices in other cities.



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : ex-DGP of Assam PoliceShankar Barua who was being investigated by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, shot himself at his home on Wednesday.



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : Former finance minister P Chidambaram has claimed that he did not receive any communication from former CAG Vinod Rai,



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has appointed BJP national executive member Lalitha Kumaramangalam as the new chief of the National Commission for Women.



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's 100 days of misrule insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect people's anger over BJP's hollow promises.



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : A high-level delegation from China that accompanied President Xi Jinping to Ahmedabad signed three memoranda of understanding with India in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.



Thursday, September 18, 2014 : Shiv Sena on Wednesday hammered out a new formula which fixes Shiv Sena's share at 153, of the total 288 assembly seats, while BJP's share will be 135.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : BJP received a sobering reality check on Tuesday when it was roundly defeated in the assembly byelections in the states of UP, Rajasthan and Gujarat as it lost 12 of the 24 seats it had held.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : China on Tuesday suggested it would take a dim view of an India-Vietnam agreement if it were to include ONGC's exploration of oil wells within the waters of the disputed South China Sea.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front leader Yasin Malik on Tuesday interrupted a rescue and relief team of Congress leaders from Maharashtra near Budshah Chowk.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : The Delhi high court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a CBI probe into land deals involving Robert Vadra.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : The Jammu-Srinagar national highway reopened on Tuesday after remaining closed for a fortnight, spelling return of normalcy to the valley starved of relief material like water, food and medicines.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : The Congress-NCP alliance in Maharashtra hangs in the balance with their talks over seat-sharing stalemated, Sonia Gandhi and Sharad Pawar may have to meet this week to resolve the row.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : Condoling the loss of 200 lives so far, the J & K cabinet met under chief minister Omar Abdullah and announced it would begin functioning from the civil secretariat in Srinagar from Thursday.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : With various state governments increasing reward on CPI (Maoist) chief Mupalla Laxmana Rao alias Ganpathi, there is Rs 2.67 crore riding on his head, making him one of the most wanted in India.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : Supreme Court rejected CBI director Ranjit Sinha's plea for in camera hearing on the visitors' diary, but wants name of whistleblower who revealed CBI director’s visitors.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has rejected ally BJP’s formula of 135 seats each for the Sena and BJP for the October 15 assembly polls.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam slapped a legal notice on ex-CAG Vinod Rai accusing him of defamation and threatened to launch criminal proceedings if he did not apologise for his remarks on him.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014 : India on Monday slammed Islamabad after Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit said the JuD chief was free to roam around in his country as there was no case against him.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the United National general assembly in New York in Hindi, home minister Rajnath Singh has said.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : Sleepless Indian space scientists began the process of waking up the engine of the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft for a four-second test on September 21.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday said that money earned through the illegal trade of slaughtered 'milking animals' goes into terrorism.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : Two youths from Manipur were brutally beaten up in south Delhi's Munirka village after they allegedly got into an argument with a group of locals.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : BJP MP from Unnao Swami Sakshi Maharaj on Sunday stirred a hornet's nest by calling madrassas as hubs of terror and jihadis.



Monday, September 15, 2014 : The court battle between Congress MP Sanjay Sinh and his son for ownership of Bhupati Bhawan, turned bloody on Sunday when a policeman was killed and several villagers injured in firing.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece, Saamna, on Saturday chide the party's allies for asking for too many assembly seats has triggered fresh tension in the Sena-BJP alliance.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : Cold-shouldered by Congress Sheila Dikshit claimed that she never backed Bharatiya Janata Party to form a government in the national capital.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : Telecom and law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of playing a major role in the 2G Spectrum scam.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : Chief Justice of India R M Lodha on Saturday said independence of judiciary is non-negotiable and the judiciary is strong enough to rebuff any kind of interference in its functioning.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel tonight trashed claims made by former CAG Vinod Rai that he had nudged Air India to go in for largescale purchase of aircraft.



Sunday, September 14, 2014 : Some of the 80 IAF aircraft involved in relief and rescue operations across the flooded Srinagar city have suffered minor damage after they were targeted by stone pelters.



Saturday, September 13, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee, undertaking an important visit to Vietnam from Sunday, will be taking along oil and gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan to sign the important deal.



Saturday, September 13, 2014 : A day after ex-CAG Vinod Rai targeted Manmohan Singh for having full knowledge of the 2G and coal scams, he tells TOI his isn’t a personal battle against the former PM.



Saturday, September 13, 2014 : Two Congress MLAs on Friday came out in support of Sheila Dikshit's views that BJP should be given a chance to try and form a government in Delhi, defying the party leadership's disapproval .



Saturday, September 13, 2014 : Cash-strapped Air India's purchase of Boeing 777 aircraft pushed it into such a state that the airline had to sell its aircraft to Etihad at one-fifth the original price, former CAG says Vinod Rai says.



Saturday, September 13, 2014 : An opinion poll of the ABP News-Nielsen has predicted that the NDA may get around 200 out of 288 seats in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : An FIR has been registered against BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath for making alleged inflammatory speech and spreading communal hatred during campaigning for the byelections.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : With Omar Abdullah's administration conspicuous by its absence in rescue and relief operations in J & K, the Centre is rallying all resources to fill the gap left behind by the state government.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : The Sri Lankan navy apprehended 51 fishermen from Rameswaram and Poompuhar and their seven boats including one which went on a trial voyage on Wednesday night.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : According to the study, about 10% of Indian girls would have faced sexual violence when they are aged 10-14, and 30% in the 15-19 age group.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : Former CAG Vinod Rai has alleged that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was aware of major scandals as they unfolded.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : In a defiant move similar to her predecessor, newly-elected Mumbai mayor Snehal Ambekar has refused to remove the red beacon light on her official car.



Tuesday, December 09, 2014 : The Mamata Banerjee government wants state investigating agency CID to conduct a probe into the alleged hate speech of Trinamool MP Tapas Pal,



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : Marooned on rooftops and infuriated by the delay in help, people in Srinagar vented their ire by hitting out against the administration and pelting stones at Army trucks carrying relief supplies.



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : At least 15 engineering students, including a girl, from Hyderabad, attracted to the idea of fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq and Syria, were tracked down by the Telangana police in West Bengal.



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : Defying a ban by the Lucknow district administration, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday addressed a rally in the city.



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : Anticipating increase in onion prices due to expected delay in harvest of the kharif crop, the Centre plans to go ahead with import of the kitchen staple to keep the supplies.



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : The Muzaffarnagar police on Wednesday submitted a chargesheet against BJP national president Amit Shah at a local court for the violation of the model code of conduct during the general elections.



Sunday, November 09, 2014 : Home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday visited Coast Guard at Porbandar to review the coastal security mechanism and preparedness of security forces along the international border with Pakistan.



Thursday, October 09, 2014 : The Army has directly deployed 20,000 soldiers in in one of its largest disaster rescue operations in J & K, with 215 columns, 80 medical teams and 15 engineer task forces,



Thursday, October 09, 2014 : With the Supreme Court giving the Centre 30 days to take a stand on Delhi, BJP is keeping its options open, it is unlikely to form the government. Sources say,



Thursday, October 09, 2014 : Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday warned the media and journalists against denigrating Telangana and disrespecting its culture, people and language.



Thursday, October 09, 2014 : CBI director Ranjit Sinha has 10 days to respond to allegations concerning visitors at his home in connection with the coal block allocation scam.



Thursday, October 09, 2014 : The Election Commission on Tuesday issued show cause notice to BJP MP Yogi Adityanath, for his alleged inflammatory speeches in violation of the model of conduct.



Saturday, August 09, 2014 : J&K flood toll over 150, numerous people were marooned, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces Rs 1000 crore in aid, describing its worst floods in 50 years as a national calamity.



Saturday, August 09, 2014 : A power ministry’s proposal for coal linkage to new projects may help nine private power projects get coal at a price of Rs 1,500 per tonne instead of market rate of roughly Rs 4,000 a tonne.



Saturday, August 09, 2014 : Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay indicated on Sunday that the party was ready to form the government if invited by lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung.



Saturday, August 09, 2014 : The Delhi high court has quashed CBI's chargesheet and investigations against Prakash Industries Ltd in a case relating to allocation of captive coal blocks.



Saturday, August 09, 2014 : The Election Commission is set to announce the poll schedule in Haryana and Maharashtra in October, elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand in December, sources in the poll panel here said.



Wednesday, July 09, 2014 : The Centre writes to the chief ministers and CJ of high courts to fix responsibility on district administrations to expedite probe and trial of MPs and MLAs facing charges for serious crimes.



Wednesday, July 09, 2014 : Flood waters continued to inundate villages and blocked access to several localities, including the airport in Srinagar, besides killing 11 more people in Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday.



Wednesday, July 09, 2014 : Mamata benefited most from Saradha scam says Kunal Ghosh,the suspended Trinamool MP, to reporters as he exited the Kolkata sessions court.



Wednesday, July 09, 2014 : Union minister General VK Singh demands that government appeal against the Armed Forces Tribunal's order on Friday in Sukna land scam acquitting Retired Lieutenant General PK Rath.



Wednesday, July 09, 2014 : Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 health-related deaths in the atomic energy hubs across the country over the last 20 years, an RTI reply has revealed.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : Sources in the home ministry indicated that it was in sync with Jung's opinion that the BJP — the single largest party with 28 MLAs — be given a fresh chance at government formation.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : Incessant rains have triggered the worst floods in more than a decade in Jammu and Kashmir, with the death toll rising to 90 on Friday.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : The SC bench gave the Centre three months to frame a comprehensive roadmap for fast-tracking the criminal justice system and sets 2-month deadline to free long-jailed undertrials.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : Former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam took oath as the 23rd governor of Kerala at the Raj Bhavan on Friday with the event marked by the complete absence of the opposition MLAs.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : CBI on Friday moved the Supreme Court for lodging a case of perjury against activist-advocate Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal of Centre for Public Interest Litigation.



Monday, June 09, 2014 : BJP president Amit Shah advises the party's Maharashtra unit not to completely base their poll campaign on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charisma.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday lauded by his ministerial colleagues at a meeting of the Union Cabinet for his successful and effective visit to Japan.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : Delhi lieutenant governor has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking permission to invite the single largest party in the state assembly to form the government.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : Surinder Koli, the convict in the infamous Nithari killings, to be hanged in Meerut's Chaudhary Charan Singh district jail on Sept 13, reliable sources told TOI on Thursday.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : At least 50 people were feared dead when a passenger bus carrying a marriage party was washed away in flash floods some 30km away from Nowshera of Rajouri district early on Thursday morning.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : The Bangalore court on Thursday issued a non-bailable warrant against Karthik Gowda, 28, son of railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda who has not appeared for questioning in a rape case against him.



Friday, May 09, 2014 : India has issued a security alert in several states after an announcement by al-Qaeda of the formation of an Indian branch of the group.



Wednesday, April 09, 2014 : CBI chief Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday acknowledged that he had met executives of R-ADAG whose group company Reliance Telecom is an accused in the 2G scam case,



Wednesday, April 09, 2014 : India and Australia are likely to sign a uranium safeguards agreement Friday allowing New Delhi to purchase the energy-source metal from the country.



Wednesday, April 09, 2014 : The union government issues 7,500-9,000 telephone interception orders on an average each month - which adds up to a lakh annually, says a report on India's surveillance laws and mechanisms.



Wednesday, April 09, 2014 : A person first grappled with BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty and then began firing wildly at Shunty's Vivek Vihar house in east Delhi on Wednesday, but the MLA escaped unscathed.



Wednesday, April 09, 2014 : A schoolgirl was allegedly gang-raped and murdered soon after she protested against the humiliation of her family at a kangaroo court convened by TMC in Jalpaiguri's Dhupguri late on Monday.



Sunday, March 09, 2014 : A day after he wound up a successful summit with Shinzo Abe, PM Narendra Modi spent Tuesday winning hearts and minds in Japan displaying his skills both at the drums and flute.



Sunday, March 09, 2014 : Supreme Court has asked a developer in Gurgaon to refund residents Rs 33.38 crore for failing to provide the amenities it had committed to at the time of purchase.



Sunday, March 09, 2014 : Justice H L Dattu is set to become the next Chief Justice of India as the government on Monday cleared his appointment to the topmost judicial post.



Sunday, March 09, 2014 : The allegation of rape levelled by a Kannada actress against railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son took a new twist with a Sandalwood director alleging he had married her in July 2004.



Sunday, March 09, 2014 : Power outages hit large parts of Mumbai on Tuesday following a technical snag at Tata Power's plant in Trombay, affecting thousands of homes besides small and medium businesses.



Sunday, February 09, 2014 : Japan promised $35 billion in investment and financing for Indian infrastructure for the next five years, but holds out on nuclear deal.



Sunday, February 09, 2014 : An influential committee of vaishyas in Uttar Pradesh has asked school girls from the community to stop using cell phones to save themselves from falling prey to love jihad.



Sunday, February 09, 2014 : Retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh, accused of offering a Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army chief General VK Singh, was arrested on Monday after a trial court rejected his bail plea.



Sunday, February 09, 2014 : The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the government was prepared for the eventuality of cancellation of all coal block allocations since 1993.



Sunday, February 09, 2014 : ChandrababuNaidu government on Monday decided that Andhra Pradesh's new capital will be built in and around Vijayawada.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi will look to cement strategic and defence cooperation with Japan when he meets his counterpart Shinzo Abe on Monday for crucial summit talks.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : Kerela Congress president Sudheeran opposes Sathasivam as new governor saying whether it is proper to appoint a former chief justice of India as the governor of a state.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : UP, Bihar top in crimes on national highways, at third, fourth and fifth are Odisha, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh accounting for around 18 per cent of all robberies on the highway.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : IMF’s calculation on the annual percentage change in property prices shows that prices in India fell by 9.1%, the highest among major real estate markets.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : Fugitive gangsters have been vying to acquire overseas rights of Bollwood events and films through their frontmen, said police sources.



Thursday, January 09, 2014 : AAP says BJP president Amit Shah is taking decisions for Delhi LG.



Sunday, August 31, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a five-day visit to Japan on Saturday, a day that saw the inking of a partnership agreement between Varanasi and Kyoto.



Sunday, August 31, 2014 : Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan says Reserve Bank shouldn't see things the same way as govt and has dismissed talk of a growing wedge between him and the NDA government.



Sunday, August 31, 2014 : Undernutrition or lack of adequate food is the biggest cause of latent TB infection progressing to active tuberculosis in India, adding over a million cases of the 2.3 million new cases each year.



Sunday, August 31, 2014 : A day after Mamata Banerjee talked of not averse to an alliance with the Left, CPM dismissed the Trinamool Congress chief's proposal as not to be taken seriously.



Sunday, August 31, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the government is exploring the possibility of providing exemption in the land acquisition Act.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : Keeping in view Tokyo's nuclear sensitivities on the eve of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed that India is not revising its nuclear doctrine.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi will not campaign for the bypolls due in Uttar Pradesh on September 13.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : About 44 of the 194 state cabinet ministers from 13 assemblies and 12 out of 45 Union ministers have criminal cases pending against them.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla on Friday said she was misquoted and clarified she had called all Indians Hindi-Arabic for people living in India- and not Hindus as reported.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : BJP's city unit has made it clear that it will explore every possibility if the lieutenant governor invites it to form the government in Delhi.



Saturday, August 30, 2014 : The country's economic growth rebounded sharply in the April-June quarter with GDP rises 5.7%, fastest growth in 9 quarters boosted by manufacturing and services sectors.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched one of the biggest financial inclusion programmes 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' with a record 1.5 crore bank accounts opened in a day.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to restrain CBI from filing chargesheet in the Aircel-Maxis case while rejecting former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran's plea.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : The Centre has decided to implement minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 and a higher wage ceiling of Rs 15,000 for social security schemes run by EPFO from September 1.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : CBI sleuths raided the residence of former IPS officer Deben Biswas on Thursday acting on the tip-off that the former cop was on Saradha payroll.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : Radical Hindu activist and the main accused in the Samjhauta blast case, Swami Aseemanand, was on Thursday granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana high court.



Friday, August 29, 2014 : The failure of rains in August over large parts of India has again raised the spectre of 2014 being declared a drought year.



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : Home minister Rajnath Singh publicized his anguish about the rumour that PM Narendra Modi had rebuked his son Pankaj Singh for seeking to influence transfers and postings in Delhi Police.



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : With two days of silence on the border and a successful flag meeting with Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, BSF is now hopeful that there will be no ceasefire violations, for some time at least.



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : Former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad underwent a six-hour-long cardiac surgery at Asian Heart Institute in Bandra-Kurla Complex on Wednesday.



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to recognize pending criminal cases against MPs as a disqualification for their appointment as ministers............



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : ..........However, the SC bench said that both the Prime Minister and chief ministers owe it to constitutional morality not to appoint persons with criminal background as ministers.



Thursday, August 28, 2014 : A church overnight turned into a temple adorned with a portrait of Shiva after reconversion of 72 Valmikis who had become Christians in 1995.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : The CAG report revealed that in 2007, the coal ministry, which was directly under Manmohan Singh okayed the alteration made by Madhu Koda to allot coal mines.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : Advani and Joshi, who were permanent fixtures on the two panels, have been kicked upstairs and accommodated in a newly created body called Margdarshak Mandal.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : BJP MLA Sangeet Som, accused of instigating last year's Muzaffarnagar riots in UP, has been accorded 'Z' category security.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : The CBI has virtually given a clean chit to former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh with its affidavit in the Delhi high court saying it has "not found any evidence.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : Police have beefed up security at the residence and office of actor Shah Rukh Khan after fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari mentioned the actor's name in an SMS threat.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Army for letting off senior officers with pittance of a punishment for illegally selling non-service pattern weapons in border districts of Rajasthan.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Monday declared all coal block allocations since July 1993 as illegal in a decision that casts a shadow over investments worth thousands of crores.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 : Modi government persuades Kerala governor Sheila Dikshit to step down, indications that new governors may be named shortly for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 : Out of the 18 seats in assembly byelections at stake in four states, Congress and allies won ten, raising the possibility of an anti-Modi political realignment in the coming months.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 : BJP sprung a surprise late on Sunday after its central election committee ratified RiteshTiwari, the party's state spokesperson, as the candidate for Kolkata's Chowringhee assembly bypolls.



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 : BJP president Amit Shah on Monday criticized Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah for failing to visit the people displaced due to cross-border firing near Jammu.



Monday, August 25, 2014 : The Law Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views on the issue.



Monday, August 25, 2014 : Hours after a post-midnight presidential communique announced the transfer of Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram, he put in his papers, refusing to accept the new assignment.



Monday, August 25, 2014 : Omar Abdullah controversially linked the shelling of border villages by Pakistan to the calling off of the foreign secretary-level talks between the two countries by the Modi government.



Monday, August 25, 2014 : The term love jihad did not make it to UP BJP's resolution passed at its executive meet on Sunday though it made references to misconduct with women of one community by men of another community.



Monday, August 25, 2014 : Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Mamata Banerjee government's financial policies.



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : Markandey Katju in his latest article argues for changing the norm for appointing the Chief Justice of India and says to pick Chief Justice of India on merit, and not seniority, .



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai says that UPA functionaries deputed politicians to get him to leave out names from the auditor's reports on Coalgate and Commonwealth Games scams.



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : Supreme Court on Saturday refused to defer the civil services preliminary examination on Sunday and dismissed an eleventh hour petition claiming that agitating students needed time for preparation.



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said that unless there was an assurance that the Solapur, Haryana and Jharkhand episodes would not be repeated, he would not share a platform with Narendra Modi.



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : Government transferred Maharashtra governor K Sankaranarayanan to Mizoram for his remaining tenure, which ends in 2017.



Sunday, August 24, 2014 : CBI arrested prominent Kolkata-based businessman Sandhir Agarwal after finding clear evidence of his connivance with arrested East Bengal boss Debabrata Sarkar in siphoning Saradha funds.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : The entity which will replace Planning Commission is likely to have eight members and include economists, representatives from the social sector, govt, industry and academics.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : The NDA government on Friday had to face tough moments in Supreme Court over the denial of leader of opposition status to Congress in the Lok Sabha.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : Three days after being released following a sessions court order, civil rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu was on Friday rearrested in Imphal where she had been continuing her fast.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : Sebi has asked PACL (formerly Pearls Agrotech Corporation) to refund Rs 49,100 crore to investors within three months.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : UGC asks all educational institutions to ensure that they confer only approved degrees and ordering non-technical undergraduate courses to be of three years.



Saturday, August 23, 2014 : The hooting of chief ministers of non-BJP states at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public functions has not gone down well with the BJP's oldest ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal.



Friday, August 22, 2014 : Hemant Soren on Thursday became the third non-BJP CM to be booed by BJP workers in Modi's presence. Soren's party has decided to boycott all central ministers' functions.



Friday, August 22, 2014 : Intelligence Bureau on Thursday filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court accusing the CBI of implicating IB officers in the case.



Friday, August 22, 2014 : Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 today with reports of seven more deaths in the state whose eastern parts were worst hit.



Friday, August 22, 2014 : Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls a high-level advisory council meeting on judicial reforms to be attended by the minister Kiren Rijiju, Justice A P Shah and top law officers on August 26.



Friday, August 22, 2014 : The information and broadcasting ministry on Thursday has decided against the release of controversial Punjabi movie that allegedly glorifies the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : Shaken by the booing of Haryana CM in presence of Modi, Maharashtra CM has decided to skip a function in Nagpur where he was to lay the foundation of Metro with the PM.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : The Goa government has banned the Hindu right wing Shri Ram Sena from entering the state, chief minister Manohar Parrikar told the state legislative assembly late Wednesday evening.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday justifying consultations with separatist leaders as essential for a peaceful resolution of the J&K dispute.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : At least 3 persons have reportedly been killed and 6 others injured in fresh police firing on Wednesday in Assam's Golaghat town. Curfew imposed and Army help has been sought.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : ​28 passengers on Wednesday suffered injuries when an IndiGo plane with over 150 passengers on board developed a problem that caused thick smoke to emanate after touching down at New Delhi airport.



Thursday, August 21, 2014 : The government expects to reduce the food subsidy burden by Rs 23,400 crore annually after FCI cut its wheat stock substantially by 1.3 crore tonnes in the past two years.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014 : The Modi government took decision to walk out of talks with Pakistan next week in view of the meetings between Pakistani Pak High Commissioner and the Kashmiri separatists .



Tuesday, August 19, 2014 : At least 21 people, including seven children and five women of a family, were killed as the Muzaffarpur-Dehradun Rapti Ganga Express train rammed into a Paiggio auto in Bihar on Monday.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014 : CAG wants the Narendra Modi government to give it RTI powers as it has been facing problems in obtaining details relevant to its audits of government finances and decision making.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014 : The CBI arrested Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case on Monday.



Tuesday, August 19, 2014 : Tata Consultancy Services and Bharti Foundation on Monday announced a total expenditure of Rs 200 crore to construct toilets in schools.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : Ahead of the India-Pakistan foreign secretary dialogue, Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit has invited separatist leaders from J&K for consultations, which creates a huge row.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : NDA govt is moving swiftly to clean up appointments to state-run bank boards and unveil fresh guidelines to revamp the system of senior-level appointments.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : Flood fury continued unabated in Uttar Pradesh claiming 28 lives and displacing over 60,000 people in nine districts bordering Nepal till Sunday evening.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : After the ruling BJP government's ally, the MGP, called for a ban on bikinis on the state's beaches, the party's Ponda MLA Lavoo Mamledar has suggested setting up a bikini beach in Goa.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : BSP chief Mayawati slammed Samajwadi Party and BJP for collusion in fanning communal fires in Uttar Pradesh for political interests.



Monday, August 18, 2014 : Uttarakhand has decided to introduce its own food security scheme to provide subsidized food grains to all families.



Sunday, August 17, 2014 : PM Modi inducts biggest indigenous warship INS Kolkata INS Kolkata, says military prowess biggest deterrent to war.



Sunday, August 17, 2014 : Bypolls to the Lok Sabha seats vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will be held on September 13, the Election Commission on Saturday announced.



Sunday, August 17, 2014 : The flood situation in Assam on Saturday turned grim as the Brahmaputra and its tributaries inundated vast tracts of land in upper Assam following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas.



Sunday, August 17, 2014 : The UPSC on Saturday asked the examinees to leave the questions in this section unanswered as they would not be evaluated.



Sunday, August 17, 2014 : Three Indian engineers, abducted by the Taliban, have been rescued in a special military operation in eastern Logar province in Afganistan while they were being taken to Pakistan,



Saturday, August 16, 2014 : Planning Commission would be replaced by a new body called National Development and Reforms Commission which would have active participation from states.



Saturday, August 16, 2014 : Congress leader A K Antony has absolved Rahul Gandhi of any responsibility for the party's debacle in Lok Sabha elections.



Saturday, August 16, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's zero defect and zero effect remark on Friday came as a clear message that the country would not compromise on its goal of environmental protection.



Saturday, August 16, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared that he would like to run the country on the basis of consensus and called for a 10-year moratorium on caste and communal violence in the country.



Saturday, August 16, 2014 : Chief Justice of India R M Lodha on Friday said the three organs of governance — judiciary, executive and legislature — must not encroach on each other's territory.



Friday, August 15, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee said in Independence Day-eve speech that intolerance and violence is a betrayal of the letter and spirit of democracy, also said signs of economic revival visible.



Friday, August 15, 2014 : Banks will allow customers only three free transactions at the ATMs of rival lenders from now on and can also cap the number of free transactions at their own ATMs at five from November 1, 2014.



Friday, August 15, 2014 : India improved its record of highest ever food-grain production for the crop year 2013-14 a bit further with the government's latest estimate on Thursday revising it to 264.77 million tonnes.



Friday, August 15, 2014 : A flood-like situation prevailed in Bihar's capital on Thursday after it was lashed by very heavy rains since Wednesday morning.



Friday, August 15, 2014 : Plans by the NDA government to open the insurance sector to more foreign investment suffered a setback on Thursday after the opposition blocked the legislation in the upper house.



Thursday, August 14, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley has reportedly written to RBI governor Raghuram Rajan suggesting a review of senior PSU bank appointments and nominations.



Thursday, August 14, 2014 : Calcutta high court has failed to achieve unanimity in its response to an earlier single bench order for a CID inquiry against Trinamool MP Tapas Pal for his infamous rape speech.



Thursday, August 14, 2014 : Aam Aadmi Party founder-member and patron Shanti Bhushan questioned Arvind Kejriwal's organizational skills expressing sharp criticism at the lack of internal democracy in the party.



Thursday, August 14, 2014 : Home minister Rajnath Singh was on Wednesday night admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with complaints of pain in his lower abdomen, sources close to him said.



Thursday, August 14, 2014 : Two policemen and a civilian were killed as militants opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 : Judicial appointments Bill passed in Lok Sabha, 6-member body for appointment of judge, Government concedes to Congress and removes 'unanimous' from clause.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 : Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has decided to make Vijayawada the temporary capital until a permanent one is constructed.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 : Parliament House witnessed high drama in front of room No. 5 on Tuesday as members of the TDP and TMC faced off over its allotment to the latter.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 : In his first strong rebuke of Pakistan since becoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Tuesday denounced it for continuing a 'proxy war' against India.



Wednesday, August 13, 2014 : The SC on Tuesday turned it lens on CBI director and asked the agency to submit all records relating to alleged attempts to seek a reopening of 2G spectrum scam.



Monday, December 08, 2014 : Justice RM Lodha also reacted sharply to the demand to junk the failed system of judges appointing judges, or the collegium system.



Monday, December 08, 2014 : Congress leader Anand Sharma challenged PM Narendra Modi to reject the Bali agreement if he was confident of his statement that UPA had compromised national interest at the WTO summit.



Monday, December 08, 2014 : A special CBI court will pronounce judgment in a case related to the multi-crore fodder scam, in which RJD chief Lalu Prasad is an accused, on Tuesday.



Monday, December 08, 2014 : Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan has warned against crony capitalism which he said creates oligarchies and slows down growth.



Monday, December 08, 2014 : The coming together of political enemies, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad, failed to live up to its billing when only a few hundred people turned up to witness the grand alliance on Monday.



Saturday, November 08, 2014 : Death toll due to floods in Odisha climbed to 45 and number of people affected by the deluge to over 32.9 lakh on Sunday as the situation improved gradually with receding water level in many areas.



Saturday, November 08, 2014 : After shortlisting Kolkata as a possible venue for its party congress next year, CPM on Sunday decided in favour of Visakhapatnam.



Saturday, November 08, 2014 : Justice Markandey Katju, who recently revealed that a tainted judge continued in his post due to political hand, has now made new claims of corruption in the judiciary.



Saturday, November 08, 2014 : Former cabinet minister and BJP leader Jaswant Singh continued to remain on life support systems and under the continuous observation of medical experts in hospital on Sunday.



Saturday, November 08, 2014 : Speculation is rife that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may be named for the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.



Wednesday, October 08, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi on Saturday justified India's tough stance on WTO saying the decision had to be taken in the interest of India's poor.



Wednesday, October 08, 2014 : Jharkhand Police has claimed that between 14 and 16 cadres of the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) were killed in an attack by Maoists in Palamu on Saturday.



Wednesday, October 08, 2014 : BJP president Amit Shah slammed erstwhile ally Nitish Kumar on Saturday, saying that he had no shame in associating with Lalu Prasad.



Wednesday, October 08, 2014 : India doesn't have to choose between the US and China, said visiting US defence secretary Chuck Hagel, addressing an unspoken strategic dilemma for successive Indian governments.



Wednesday, October 08, 2014 : Three 200-year-old life-size statues of queen of Britain, Victoria, at Mathura museum were vandalized by miscreants on Friday.



Monday, September 08, 2014 : India and the US on Friday agreed to go in for co-development and co-production of advanced weapon systems, but technology transfer remains the key.



Monday, September 08, 2014 : The government's move to pass the Judicial Appointments Bill has found favour among political parties like Trinamool Congress and CPM.



Monday, September 08, 2014 : The Narendra Modi led government has approved the appointment of former air force chief NAK Browne as India's ambassador to Norway.



Monday, September 08, 2014 : Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson PJ Kurien on Friday said the two nominated celebrity MPs, Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha, have so far not violated the stipulated rule about attendance.



Monday, September 08, 2014 : Former Union minister Jaswant Singh slipped into coma on Friday after sustaining severe head injuries and remained on life support system in a highly critical state.



Friday, August 08, 2014 : Tundla police in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh have booked a Class III student, of nine years, under sections 107/116 of CrPC for disturbing the law and order situation in his village.



Friday, August 08, 2014 : The government may agree to send the Insurance (Amendment) Bill to select committee on Congress assurance of its passage in winter session of Parliament.



Friday, August 08, 2014 : Over one-third of generic drug stores or Jan Aushadhi Stores (JAS), which started during UPA rule, are lying defunct across states.



Friday, August 08, 2014 : Thirty-five people have died and 18 lakh affected by floods triggered by heavy rains in Odisha over the past week, a state revenue and disaster management official said on Thursday.



Friday, August 08, 2014 : Germany is the global leader in energy efficiency while ageing power plants and inefficient ways of electricity generation put India at number 11 in the latest energy efficiency ranking.



Tuesday, July 08, 2014 : A new Bill cleared by Union Cabinet gives powers to Juvenile Justice Board to decide if a juvenile above 16 years, involved in heinous crimes like rape, would be tried in an adult court.



Tuesday, July 08, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday sacked Mizoram governor Kamla Beniwal with barely four months left for her tenure.



Tuesday, July 08, 2014 : Rahul Gandhi stormed into the well of Lok Sabha with the Congress contingent raising slogans against the government and accusing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of partiality in running the House.



Tuesday, July 08, 2014 : The government dropped enough hint that it may eventually give its nod for confined field trials of certain varieties of GM crops including rice, brinjal, chickpea, mustard and cotton.



Tuesday, July 08, 2014 : CID has unearthed a racket in which several poor land tillers and daily wage earners from four Bengal districts in who have ‘donated’ their kidneys for a price to patients from UP and Rajasthan.



Sunday, June 08, 2014 : Former bureaucrats and prominent social scientists have strongly opposed govt’s move to exclude English marks from gradation or merit in civil services preliminary tests.



Sunday, June 08, 2014 : The Supreme Court asked lieutenant governor of Delhi to decide the fate of Delhi assembly — either to revive it or dissolve it to make way for fresh elections — within five weeks.



Sunday, June 08, 2014 : Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not greeting Muslims on the occasion of Eid.



Sunday, June 08, 2014 : India ranked eighth in the global rich list, below countries such as the US, China, Germany and the UK but above Singapore and Canada.



Thursday, May 08, 2014 : The threat of an impending catastrophe in the nine Bihar districts was averted as the Nepal government finally decided to abandon the option to blast the debris in river Bhote Kosi.



Thursday, May 08, 2014 : IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik, who were arrested on different reasons, were released after charges against them were dropped for lack of evidence.



Thursday, May 08, 2014 : Maoist leader and a rabid critic of India in the past, Prachanda, describing the PM's trip as the beginning of a new chapter in India-Nepal ties.



Thursday, May 08, 2014 : Govt works to get SP, BSP on board to pass insurance bill government after receiving an encouragement of sorts when Congress's ally NCP announced its support for the bill.



Thursday, May 08, 2014 : Eleven people were washed away at Bagdari picnic spot, about 50km away from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, when water level in a rivulet near the waterfall rose suddenly on Monday.



Tuesday, April 08, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi announces a $1 billion line of credit for Nepal while addressing the country's Constituent Assembly and assures India's no desire to interfere in Nepal's country's matters.



Tuesday, April 08, 2014 : With two more deaths due to different types of Encephalitis reported in north Bengal in the last 24 hours, the toll from the disease in north Bengal rose to 121 on Sunday.



Tuesday, April 08, 2014 : Gwalior additional judge quits alleging that the administrative judge from Gwalior bench of Madhya Pradesh HC kept pestering her to visit him in his bungalow alone.



Tuesday, April 08, 2014 : The Centre and the state government are in a state of extraordinary preparedness to face any eventuality precipitated by the release of 28 lakh cusecs of water..........



Tuesday, April 08, 2014 : ...........accumulated in a lake-like formation caused by massive landslide in river Bhatta Kosi on the Nepal side; already 50000 people were evacuated.



Saturday, March 08, 2014 : Bihar on alert as landslide in Nepal threatens Kosi deluge, evacuation of around 1.5 lakh people going on in Supaul, Saharsa, Madhepura, Khagaria, Bhagalpur, Araria, Purnia, Madhubani districts.



Saturday, March 08, 2014 : Home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday held a fresh round of consultations with minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh to hammer out an acceptable solution on UPSC row.



Saturday, March 08, 2014 : Narendra Modi will go to Nepal on Sunday, the first bilateral visit by an Indian PM in 17 years, as he takes forward his initiative to economically integrate South Asia.



Saturday, March 08, 2014 : Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has decided to support the reforms legislation designed to take the FDI cap in the sector.



Saturday, February 08, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi on Friday forcefully told visiting US secretary of state John Kerry that the first responsibility of his government was to the poorest people of the country.



Saturday, February 08, 2014 : With hopes of finding more survivors fast receding, rescuers have dug out 27 more bodies since last night as the toll in the Malin landslide disaster rose to 68.



Saturday, February 08, 2014 : Supreme Court on Friday said good governance needed an efficient criminal justice delivery system and not picking up one category of cases for speedy trial, in response to PM Modi' suggestion.



Thursday, July 31, 2014 : 17 killed and 200 feared trapped when 44 houses in Malin village in the Ambegaon tehsil of Pune district were flattened by a landslide that hit early Wednesday morning after torrential rain.



Thursday, July 31, 2014 : The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the police to remove loudspeakers from mosques in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai that using without required permissions for them from the authorities.



Thursday, July 31, 2014 : Natwar Singh claimed it was Rahul Gandhi's ultimatum to do anything that prevented Sonia from taking up the post of prime minister in 2004.



Wednesday, July 30, 2014 : PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked agricultural scientists to disseminate technologies to farmers in simple and acceptable manner and to promote farming through optimum utilization of water.



Wednesday, July 30, 2014 : UP Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday was greeted by angry slogans of Shia Muslims outside Bara Imambara on Tuesday on his way to old city to meet party workers on the occasion of Eid.



Tuesday, July 29, 2014 : In a major setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, Calcutta high court on Monday ordered an HC-monitored CID probe into Trinamool MP Tapas Pal's rape speech.



Tuesday, July 29, 2014 : According to Chhattisgarh Labour Department under RTI about the beneficiaries of Mukhyamantri Silai (sewing) Machine include women aged over 100 and 200 years, the eldest being 532 years.



Tuesday, July 29, 2014 : Delhi Police have arrested a top operative of Lashkar-e-Taiba allegedly involved in the indoctrination and recruitment of youths and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country.



Monday, July 28, 2014 : A Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative analysis of reported rape cases between 2001 and 2013 shows an average of almost 56 incidents of rape per day in 28 states during the 13-year period.



Monday, July 28, 2014 : The government has decided on AIADMK leader M Thambidurai for the post of deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha, it is learnt.



Monday, July 28, 2014 : Reports alleging the recovery of bugging devices at Union minister Nitin Gadkari's residence led to an intense speculation and confusion in political and intelligence establishment on Sunday.



Saturday, July 26, 2014 : The government on Friday refused to accept easier customs rules without its food subsidy concerns being addressed, putting at risk a likely deal at the WTO.



Saturday, July 26, 2014 : CAG slammed the Gujarat government for undue benefits to certain companies, including Reliance Petroleum, Essar Power and the Adani Group.



Saturday, July 26, 2014 : Government proposes to end Supreme Court's monopoly by amending Articles 124(2) and 217(1) of the Constitution to broad-base the process for selection of judges to the SC and high courts.



Saturday, July 26, 2014 : Congress on Friday swept the three assembly by-elections in Uttarakhand, barely two months after being blanked out in Lok Sabha polls in the hill State..



Friday, July 25, 2014 : Congress on Thursday offered conditional support to the Modi government's plan to hike FDI limit in the insurance sector to 49% after the Cabinet passes the bill.



Friday, July 25, 2014 : Sania Mirza reacted sharply to BJP's MLA K Lakshman's comment that she is Pak Bahu, issuing a statement that she is an Indian and will remain an Indian until the end of her life.



Thursday, July 24, 2014 : India, along with BRICS countries, on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza.



Thursday, July 24, 2014 : Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday set up an inquiry into last week's fracas at the Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi where a Shiv Sena MP forced a fasting Muslim to eat a chapatti.



Thursday, July 24, 2014 : Sports ministry has notified the IOC citing the racial discrimination faced by two Sikh basketball players during the Asia Cup in Wuhan, China, last week, reported by TOI.



Wednesday, July 23, 2014 : Ex-PM Manmohan Singh had exerted pressure on collegium headed by then CJI R C Lahoti in June 2005 to confer permanent status to a Madras HC additional judge.



Wednesday, July 23, 2014 : Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday told Lok Sabha that patients are subjected to unnecessary tests by the doctors who are guided by the lucre of commissions offered by diagnostic centres.



Wednesday, July 23, 2014 : RBI has now specified officially valid documents to be the Aadhaar card, voter ID card, PAN card, driving licence, passport, or NREGA card excluding ration card to open bank account.



Tuesday, July 22, 2014 : Justice Katju had alleged that an additional Madras high court judge was allowed to continue as a judge in the HC despite adverse intelligence reports against him.



Tuesday, July 22, 2014 : The Union government on Monday cleared appointment of senior advocate Uday Umesh Lalit and three high court chief justices as judges of the Supreme Court.



Tuesday, July 22, 2014 : The Karnataka government on Monday said police will book a case against the management of the city school where a six-year-old was raped by a skating instructor.



Monday, July 21, 2014 : The Congress-National Conference alliance in Jammu & Kashmir ended on Sunday with both the parties deciding to go it alone in the assembly elections due later this year.



Monday, July 21, 2014 : A man has been arrested in connection with the brutal rape and murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area of the city Lucknow, a senior police official said on Sunday.



Sunday, July 20, 2014 : Under CGHS, which covers central govt employees, annual per capita expenditure is more than Rs 5,000. The NRHM, which caters to rural masses, spends just Rs 180 per head.



Sunday, July 20, 2014 : Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to be impleaded as a party in the case on withdrawal of life support to terminally ill patients.



Saturday, July 19, 2014 : A CAG report on pricing of petroleum products by public sector oil-marketing companies says present pricing system benefited them by Rs 50,513cr from 2007 to 2012.



Saturday, July 19, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee rejects mercy petitions Nithari serial killer Surinder Koli and five other death row convicts as advised by the home ministry.



Saturday, July 19, 2014 : Kerala HC asked the state government to formulate a special scheme for rehabilitation and protection of children whose parents are in jail.



Friday, July 18, 2014 : Industries minister Narayan Rane on Thursday said he would resign from the Maharashtra cabinet on Monday, but won't quit the Congress.



Friday, July 18, 2014 : Delhi's power tariff regulator announced the new tariff on Thursday with a mild hike of 8.3% across all categories of consumers.



Friday, July 18, 2014 : Arundhati Roy, who has criticized Mahatma Gandhi for his casteist tendencies in the past, says it was time institutions named after the Father of the Nation were renamed.



Thursday, July 17, 2014 : India is home to the largest number of poor with one-third of the world's 1.2 billion extreme poor and highest number of under-five deaths, according to the UN report 2014.



Thursday, July 17, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Fortaleza, Brazil and invited him to visit the Kudankulam nuclear power plant during his forthcoming visit in December.



Thursday, July 17, 2014 : The Supreme Court rules that family courts cannot delay grant of maintenance to an estranged wife and no escape for a husband from of giving sustenance money to his wife despite soured relations.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014 : While opting to preserve the alliance with Shiv Sena, the BJP has decided to prepare itself for any eventuality in the lead-up to the assembly polls in Maharashtra.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014 : Chinese President Xi Jinping invites India to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting in China in November.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014 : Sebi on Tuesday barred B Ramalinga Raju, founder of Satyam Computer Services from the market for 14 years for his role in one of the biggest corporate frauds in the country.



Tuesday, July 15, 2014 : Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik refuted allegations that he met Saeed as an envoy of Modi govt but was driven only by journalistic considerations.



Tuesday, July 15, 2014 : Narendra Modi government on Monday isolates Congress in Lok Sabha in the first parliamentary showdown with support from TMC and NCP to get the TRAI (Amendment) Bill passed.



Tuesday, July 15, 2014 : The denial of entry to a dhoti-clad judge to the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club at Chepauk last week rocked TN assembly on Monday, with opposition demanding government intervention.



Tuesday, July 15, 2014 : Mamata Banerjee on Monday warned Jindal Steel Works that the state govt would take back all 4,000 acres acquired for it unless it completes its steel plant project in Salboni, West Midnapore.



Monday, July 14, 2014 : Health minister Harsh Vardhan says getting people to quit smoking will not impoverish farmers in tobacco growing regions but will rather help them earn more .



Monday, July 14, 2014 : BJP government is set to push legislation to ensure legal sanctity to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for unique identification numbers for 1.2 billion residents of the country.



Monday, July 14, 2014 : Prices of expensive anti-diabetic and cardiac medicines will reduce by up to 35% in next few weeks, with drug pricing regulator deciding to bring them under price control.



Sunday, July 13, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named leader of the BJP parliamentary party, a formality that extinguishes the post of chairman held by saffron veteran L K Advani.



Sunday, July 13, 2014 : The governor of Rajasthan, Margaret Alva, was sworn-in by the chief justice of Bombay high court, Mohit Shah, to discharge the functions of the governor of Goa, at the Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula, on Saturday.



Sunday, July 13, 2014 : Apprehending further increase in onion prices from next month due to short supply, the government appears set to import the key kitchen ingredient to cool down domestic prices.



Sunday, December 07, 2014 : The appointment of former bureaucrat Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to the Prime Minister has touched off a political confrontation as opposition raised an hue and cry in Lok Sabha.



Sunday, December 07, 2014 : Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued internal instructions to tax authorities to cut down on frivolous appeals against favourable orders granted to taxpayers.



Sunday, December 07, 2014 : The Maharashtra police has informed the Centre that Thursday's Pune bomb blast was not meant to inflict serious casualties but was possibly an attempt by some terror outfit to mark its presence.



Friday, November 07, 2014 : The finance ministry has made a pitch for taking away Planning Commission's key role of allocating development funds to central ministries.



Friday, November 07, 2014 : The basic threshold limit for taxpayers is proposed to be increased from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh and for resident senior citizens is proposed to be increased from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh.



Friday, November 07, 2014 : The proposed liberalization of foreign direct investment in insurance could result in inflows of over $20 billion over the next three to five years, Times of India learns.



Tuesday, October 07, 2014 : Income tax department serving notices on Congress and two companies involved in transactions surrounding the now defunct National Herald newspaper, asking them to explain several aspects.



Tuesday, October 07, 2014 : The government should let markets take the lead and intervene only where there is clear evidence of market failure, Economic Survey explicitly states.



Tuesday, October 07, 2014 : BJP parliamentary board on Wednesday named Narendra Modi's trusted political colleague Amit Shah as the new party president.



Sunday, September 07, 2014 : The government plans to allow foreign investment in building railway stations, new suburban rail corridors, and freight terminals, signaling a defining shift.



Sunday, September 07, 2014 : Rajnath Singh told that the government would prepare a National Population Register (NPR) incorporating all genuine Indian citizens and issue them national identity cards in a time-bound manner.



Sunday, September 07, 2014 : The Supreme Court directed the CBI to reopen some of the irregular coal block allotment cases in which the agency had decided not to register FIRs after carrying out preliminary enquiries.



Sunday, September 07, 2014 : Unruly scenes were witnessed in Parliament as Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janata Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha.



Thursday, August 07, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that fatwas issued by shariat courts or muftis had no legal sanctity, asserting that the defiance of fatwas will have no civil or criminal consequences.



Thursday, August 07, 2014 : M Natarajan, husband of Sasikala, close aide of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, was arrested on Monday following a complaint from martial arts expert and sculptor Shihah Husseini.



Thursday, August 07, 2014 : Former President Pratibha Patil's brother,Gajendra Narayan Patil has been named as an accused in the 2005 Jalgaon murder case.



Thursday, August 07, 2014 : Two RSS pracharaks, Ram Madhav and Shiv Prakash will join BJP shortly in a move which seems illustrative of RSS's desire to take a stake in the Modi government.



Monday, July 07, 2014 : Those spending over Rs 32 a day in rural areas and Rs 47 in towns and cities should not be considered poor, an expert panel headed by former RBI governor C Rangarajan said in a report to govt.



Monday, July 07, 2014 : In a bizarre promise to youths of Haryana ahead of the assembly polls this year, BJP leader OP Dhankar has said he will bring brides from Bihar for them if they are unable to find a match.



Monday, July 07, 2014 : The NDA government on Sunday transferred Gujarat governor Kamla Beniwal to Mizoram, while Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva was given additional charge of Gujarat.



Saturday, June 07, 2014 : Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad rubbished claims of the head of AIIMS' forensic medicine department that he was pressured to manipulate the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar.



Saturday, June 07, 2014 : In a major move to empower consumers, the consumer affairs department has proposed to allow filing of cases in the consumer forum in the district where a complainant lives.



Wednesday, May 07, 2014 : A day that started with despair for Indian nationals in Iraq ended on a bright note as ISIS on Friday afternoon released 46 Indian nurses who had been held captive.



Wednesday, May 07, 2014 : Congress is mulling the option of moving court if it is denied the post of leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, a possibility that may up its confrontation with the ruling BJP.



Wednesday, May 07, 2014 : Goa governor B V Wanchoo resigned from the post Friday evening; D Y Patil sworn in as Governor of West Bengal.



Wednesday, May 07, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded highest priority to the modernization of defence forces as strong security was necessary for an atmosphere of peace, amity and harmony in the country.



Monday, April 07, 2014 : Sheila Dikshit's official residence was fitted with no less than 31 air-conditioners, 15 desert coolers, 16 air-purifiers, 25 heaters and 12 geysers during her stay there as Delhi CM.



Monday, April 07, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee, who once courted controversy for a sexist remark, defends Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape comments as mere slip of tongue.



Friday, March 07, 2014 : The Centre on Wednesday empowered states to fix a limit on the quantities of the kitchen staples including onion and potato that can be held in stock.



Friday, March 07, 2014 : The allegation made by Dr Sudhir Gupta of AIIMS, that pressure was put on him to give a tailor-made report in the Sunanda Puskar case has woken up the cops from their stupor.



Friday, March 07, 2014 : Rape injures the soul of a woman, said the Bombay high court while convicting a youth of raping a nine-year-old girl dismissing the defence plea that there were no wounds on her body.



Friday, February 07, 2014 : The head of the forensics department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has claimed that he was pressured into giving a tailor-made report in the Sunanda Tharoor death case.



Friday, February 07, 2014 : The culture of pubs, swimming in bikinis on public beaches, massage parlours and illegal casinos is against Indian culture and should therefore be banned, Goa PWD minister said on Tuesday.



Friday, February 07, 2014 : The national humiliation forced TMC leadership to extract an unconditional apology from the actor-MP but it did little to stem the tide of outrage or the possibility of legal action.



Tuesday, January 07, 2014 : Govt scrambles to pull out all Indians from strife-torn Iraq as it now believes that the situation in Iraq is fast spinning out of control.



Monday, June 30, 2014 : Nirmala Sitharaman will meet her Pakistani counterpart Khurram Dastgir Khan for the first time next month to discuss a roadmap for removing bottlenecks in liberalization of bilateral trade.



Sunday, June 29, 2014 : Ten residents of a building, including five children, were killed on Saturday morning when a four-storey building in Inderlok's Tulsi Nagar, north Delhi, came crashing.



Saturday, June 28, 2014 : Union health minister Harsh Vardhan clarified on Friday that his statement on banning sex education in schools was made in the context of UPA's 2007 decision.



Friday, June 27, 2014 : A Delhi court on Thursday summoned Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and four associates accused in a criminal case.



Friday, June 27, 2014 : Bangladesh has said it would not allow its territory to be used against India. The assurance, reiterated to Sushma Swaraj on her first foreign visit.



Thursday, June 26, 2014 : Ex-solicitor general Gopal Subramanium alleged he was being targeted for his role in Sohrabuddin case which proved embarrassing to Gujarat govt under Modi, opts out of judgeship.



Wednesday, June 25, 2014 : Delhi University colleges are switching back from the controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) to the three-year course.



Tuesday, June 24, 2014 : Finance minister Arun Jaitley to present his maiden Budget on July 10 against the backdrop of hardening global crude oil prices, prospects of patchy monsoon rains and stubborn price pressures.



Monday, June 23, 2014 : University Grants Commission on Sunday issued another directive to the Delhi University to revert to the three-year course asking for a compliance report by forenoon on Monday.



Monday, June 23, 2014 : The Maharaja must be replaced by the aam admi as the mascot of Indian aviation as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learnt to have conveyed this to aviation minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju.



Sunday, June 22, 2014 : Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandababu Naidu is seeking a staggering compensation of Rs 13.2 lakh crore from the central government in lieu of Hyderabad that has now gone to Telangana.



Sunday, June 22, 2014 : DMK on Saturday suspended 33 leaders, including former Union minister S S Palanimanickam and Rajya Sabha MP K P Ramalingam from party posts for dereliction of duty during the recent Lok Sabha polls.



Saturday, June 21, 2014 : Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday claimed that opposition parties were creating unnecessary hype in the name of concern over inflation and said the country was facing no shortage of food.



Friday, June 20, 2014 : Wholesale prices of onions jumped up by 20-50% in June this year despite India harvested 19.3 million metric tons of onions, 15% more than the previous year.



Thursday, June 19, 2014 : The Union home ministry has asked the Registrar General of India (RGI) to identify the citizens and non-citizens while preparing the National Population Register (NPR).



Wednesday, June 18, 2014 : Government on Tuesday stepped up its efforts to tame rising food prices through a slew of measures and announced a crackdown on hoarders.



Monday, June 16, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for home from Bhutan, concluding his first foreign trip after assuming office last month.



Sunday, June 15, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived on a two-day visit to Bhutan to cement India's unique and special relationship with the neighbouring country.



Saturday, June 14, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the country's largest warship INS Vikramaditya off Goa coast in Arabian Sea and dedicates it to the nation.



Saturday, December 06, 2014 : NCA permits to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar dam from 121.92 metres to 138.68 metres after a long wait of eight years by the Gujarat government.



Thursday, November 06, 2014 : Defence minister said appointment of next Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag was final and added that issues of armed forces should be kept out of politics.



Monday, October 06, 2014 : The Centre is likely to order a CBI probe into the fatal accident of Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde here last week following a demand by the Maharashtra unit.



Saturday, September 06, 2014 : A Delhi court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 Uttarakhand police personnel who were convicted for gunning down a 22-year-old MBA graduate in a fake encounter near Dehradun in 2009.



Wednesday, August 06, 2014 : Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi held talks with Sushma Swaraj and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in key areas including trade and investment.



Sunday, July 06, 2014 : 42 IPS transferred in Uttar Pradesh as a fallout of Badaun rape incident, SSP and District Magistrate of Badaun suspended.



Friday, June 06, 2014 : Swords and sticks were openly used as scores of men from both sides chased each other outside the Akal Takht building inside the Golden Temple complex.



Tuesday, May 06, 2014 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, L K Advani and Sonia Gandhi are among the firsts to take their oath as MPs of the16th Lok Sabha.



Sunday, April 06, 2014 : The mortal remains of Gopinath Munde, who was killed in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday, were consigned to flames in Parali, his birthplace in Beed district.



Thursday, March 06, 2014 : Gopinath Munde, India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister, has died in a car crash in the capital, Delhi on his way to the airport to take a flight to his home state of Maharastra.



Thursday, February 06, 2014 : The Centre will not intervene on its own but would certainly consider appropriate action if the governor sent a report, says Union minister Kalraj Mishra.



Monday, January 06, 2014 : Three detained suspects have confessed to the gang-rape and slaying of two teenage girls who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh last week, police said today.



Saturday, May 31, 2014 : The government is looking to push loan flow to projects worth Rs 500 crore and above in a bid to revive investment and accelerate economic growth.



Friday, May 30, 2014 : Within two days of taking charge, the Narendra Modi government has begun work on allowing up to 100% foreign investment in defence production.



Wednesday, May 28, 2014 : The first Cabinet meeting of the Modi government on Tuesday (27-05-2014) decided to constitute a Special Investigative Team (SIT) to dig out black money.



Wednesday, May 28, 2014 : Modi ministry to be expanded before Budget session.



Tuesday, May 20, 2014 : President invites Narendra Modi to form government, the oath taking ceremony to take place on May 26.



Monday, May 19, 2014 : JD(U) authorises Nitish to choose new leader and also to stake claim to form government again in Bihar.



Sunday, May 18, 2014 : Every third of the newly-elected member of Lok Sabha has a criminal background, an analysis of the disclosures they have made in their affidavits has shown.



Saturday, May 17, 2014 : A day after his party JD(U)'s poor show in the Lok Sabha elections, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar resigned on Saturday.



Friday, May 16, 2014 : BJP rides on 'Modi wave' to get majority in the Parliament, of its own in the 2014 election, NDA expected to get more than 330 seats.



Thursday, May 15, 2014 : In a sudden twist in the Sahara group case, SC judge Justice JS Khehar has recused himself from hearing the matter following which a new bench has been constituted.



Wednesday, May 14, 2014 : Rajnath, Jaitley and Gadkari are to meet Modi today to discuss possibility of a possible government formation in case the NDA received a majority.



Tuesday, May 13, 2014 : Exit polls predict NDA to get a majority or would get very close to it, which varies from a little over 200 to just under 300.



Tuesday, May 13, 2014 : Telugu Desam Party on Monday swept the municipal elections in Seemandhra while Congress drew a blank in Seemandhra, but surprised TRS by bagging a majority of municipalities in Telangana.



Wednesday, November 05, 2014 : BJP president Rajnath Singh Meets RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat for the second time 1n 24 hours to discuss post-poll strategy.



Sunday, October 05, 2014 : Khap panchayat of Pakargaon in Pathalgaon area in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh a 35-year-old tribal teacher was beaten, strippedand asked to pay Rs 1 lakh or face boycott from village.



Friday, September 05, 2014 : Sensex surges over 600 points to a record high on hopes the BJP would win a majority in elections, sending blue chips sharply higher.



Tuesday, August 05, 2014 : At least two people were killed as heavy rain continued to lash Kerala with meteorological department, on Thursday predicting more downpour.



Saturday, July 05, 2014 : Polling in 64 parliamentary seats across 7 States and Assembly election in Seemandhra in the 8th phase of 2014 election today (May 7).



Thursday, June 05, 2014 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Sahara chief, Subrata Roy to remain in jail over his company's failure to refund investors in an outlawed bonds scheme.



Monday, May 05, 2014 : Supreme Court says EC was empowered to inquire into the allegation of paid news if the expenses for the same not being reflected in the election return filed by the candidate.



Saturday, April 05, 2014 : 15 killed and 87 injured after four bogies of the Diva-Sawantwadi passenger train derailed in Maharashtra, injured have been taken to a local hospital while others are still being rescued.



Wednesday, March 05, 2014 : The numberof the killed by the Bodo militant rises to 31, 12 arrested, curfew in Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang districts, Assam govt demands NIA probe.



Sunday, January 05, 2014 : 1 killed and 14 injured in low intensity twin blasts on two coaches of Guwahati- Bangalore express at Chennai Central Station.



Wednesday, April 30, 2014 : Election commission orders Gujarat Government to file FIR against Modi for violating moral code of conduct; also orders to file FIR against channels which covers Modi's press conference.



Tuesday, April 29, 2014 : Adani says he got no favour from Modi, did not get land at cheap rate from Gujarat government.



Monday, April 28, 2014 : Modi- majic may help BJP in West Bengal as there are visible signs in many places of Left supporters leaning towards BJP buying the argument for the a stable and effective govt at the Centre.



Sunday, April 27, 2014 : Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) likely to support CBI's recommendation for closing about 20 preliminary enquiries in connection with the multi-crore coal blocks allocation scam.



Saturday, April 26, 2014 : FIR against Yoga guru Ramdev for his comment against Rahul Gandhi that he goes to Dalit houses for honeymoon and picnic; Congress says his remark anti-Dalit.



Friday, April 25, 2014 : Poll panel apologises for the missing names in Mumbai voter list, EC chief says they will probe into the matter.



Thursday, April 24, 2014 : Polling is going on in 11 States and 1 Union territory for 117 seats in the 6th phase, 18 crore voters to determine the fate of 2076 candidates.



Wednesday, April 23, 2014 : AAP distances itself from its leader Shazia Ilmi's comment that Muslims need not be too secular, should be more communal.



Tuesday, April 22, 2014 : Income-tax department asks Birla group to explain Rs 25 crore found in their Delhi office; asks Supreme Court for access to Birla papers that CBI has.



Monday, April 21, 2014 : VHP leader Praveen Togadia allegedly incites people to evict Muslim resident.



Saturday, April 19, 2014 : Kashmir's separatist leader Sayed Ali Geelani claims Modi sent emissaries to him, but he rejected offer of talks; BJP calls it false and mischievous.



Friday, April 18, 2014 : Election Commission bans Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan from election campaign after he refused to apologise, says he has done no crime; Akhilesh defends him.



Thursday, April 17, 2014 : Polling is going on in 121 Parliamentary seats in 12 States in the 5th phase of 2014 election along with Assembly election in Odisha.



Wednesday, April 16, 2014 : Narendra Modi says he was not silent and answered every top journalist in the country from 2002-2007, but noticed no exercise to understand truth.



Tuesday, April 15, 2014 : Supreme Court in a landmark judgement, recognises transgenders as a third category of sex and advices to treat them as socially, economically backward.



Sunday, April 13, 2014 : 2 police men killed in a militant attack in Kupwama in Jammu & Kashmir.



Thursday, December 04, 2014 : Voting in 1 seat in Sikim, 1 seat in Tripura, 2 seats in Goa and 3 seats in Assam ended peacefully in the 4th phase of 2014 election.



Tuesday, November 04, 2014 : Election Commission gives Amit Shah time till 5 PM tomorrow (April 12) to reply to its notice on his 'revenge' comment.



Saturday, October 04, 2014 : High to moderate vote casted in the 3rd phase of 2014 Parliamentary election for 91 seats in 11 States and 3 Union territories.



Thursday, September 04, 2014 : Over 71% vote in peaceful election in 2 Lok Sabha seat and 49 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh today (April 9).



Monday, August 04, 2014 : Election Commission sets deadline to West Bengal govt to transfer officials by tomorrow 10 AM, Mamata declines. EC also seeking legal options over her move.



Friday, July 04, 2014 : 2014 Parliamentary election starts today (April 7) with voting in 5 seats out of 14 in Assam and 1 seat out of 2 in Tripura in the North-East.



Sunday, May 04, 2014 : Modi’s close aide Amit Shah triggered a fresh controversy when he reportedly calls for revenge in a village near riot-hit Muzaffarnagar.



Friday, April 04, 2014 : Mumbai court Sentenced 3 convicts of Sakti Mill rape charges to death as they are proved to be repeated offenders, another gets life imprisonment.



Tuesday, March 04, 2014 : Delhi High Court sends notice to Northern Railway after PIL on contaminated water at railway stations in North India.



Tuesday, February 04, 2014 : Mumbai BEST bus workers continue strike, refused to go to work despite High Court order.



Saturday, January 04, 2014 : Supreme Court sends notice to the Centre on plea challenging reservation for the Jat cmmunities.



Monday, March 31, 2014 : Supreme Court commutes the death sentence of Khalistani leader Devinder Pal Bhullar to life imprisonment.



Sunday, March 30, 2014 : BJP expels Jaswant Singh for six years after he refused to withdraw from Barmer as an independent candidate.



Saturday, March 29, 2014 : BJP expels newly inducted former JD(U) leader from Bihar, Sabir Ali after sharp criticism from several top leaders.



Friday, March 28, 2014 : Supreme Court splits BCCI top post into two; Gavaskar to be the chief for IPL7 and Shivlal Yadav to be interim president.



Thursday, March 27, 2014 : Supreme Court proposes Gavaskar to head BCCI in place of Srinivasan and RR & CSK not to play in next IPL; tells BCCI to reply by tomorrow.



Wednesday, March 26, 2014 : Congress releases its manifesto with focus on affordable healthcare and shelter,greater push for S/C & S/T in private sector.



Tuesday, March 25, 2014 : Supreme Court says N Srinivasan must step down for a free and fair probe on IPL 7 spot-fixing scandal.



Monday, March 24, 2014 : Supreme Court orders government to withdraw all instructions that say ADHAR card mandatory.



Saturday, March 22, 2014 : Jaswant Singh likely to quit BJP tomorrow after being denied ticket from Barmer, may contest as an independent candidate.



Thursday, March 20, 2014 : BJP crisis deepens as Advani reluctant to contest from Gandhinagar and refuses to accept BJP nomination from there. Modi, Sushma, Jaitely and Naidu meet him in an attempt to placate him.



Wednesday, March 19, 2014 : BJP election committee meets today (Mar 19) to decide Advani's seat and Modi's 2nd seat, Advani likely to contest from Bhopal though Modi requests to contest from Gujarat.



Tuesday, March 18, 2014 : Milan judge rejected Indian request to recover more than 278 million euro in Agusta Chopper deal, India to appeal against the judgement.



Monday, March 17, 2014 : Shiv Sena's former spokesman Rahul Narvekar formally joins NCP, party workers protests in front of NCP party office in Mumbai.



Sunday, March 16, 2014 : Modi to contest from MM Joshi's Varanasi seat, Joshi shifted to Kanpur, Rajnath Singh to fight from Lucknow.



Saturday, March 15, 2014 : Solicitor General takes on CBI on dropping Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case, saying that it is to be decided by the court, not the CBI.



Friday, March 14, 2014 : Anna Hazare says he did not go to Ramlila Maidan due to lack of crowd and called it a 'Dhoka', expresses confidence in Mamata Banerjee again.



Thursday, March 13, 2014 : Delhi High Court rejects convtct's appeal and upholds the death sentences of the 4 accused in Delhi's Nirbhaya rape case.



Wednesday, December 03, 2014 : Mamata Banerjee holds her maiden rally with a modest crowd in Delhi at Ramlila maidan, Anna Hazare skips the meeting citing illness.



Monday, November 03, 2014 : 15 security personnel and 1 civilian killed in a naxal attack at Jagdalpur in Chhatisgarh, Home ministry decides to send 3000 more troops.



Friday, October 03, 2014 : Fierce battle going on between militants and security forces at Handwada in Jammu & kashmir, 1 terrorist killed and 1 security personnel injured.



Wednesday, September 03, 2014 : MM Joshi asks Rajnath singh for clearification on Modi's seat and Sushma Swaraj questions entry of tainted leaders.



Sunday, August 03, 2014 : Ink attack on AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, while addressing a gathering on Women's Day at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the culprit arrested,



Thursday, July 03, 2014 : Supreme Court rejects Sahara proposalto pay in instalments in 15 months, says it an insult. Subrata Roy to stay in jail.



Tuesday, June 03, 2014 : Centre justifies its opposition for dissolution of Delhi Assembly saying it not in public interest for election so soon.



Thursday, April 03, 2014 : An advocate throws ink at Sahara chief Subrata Roy outside Supreme Court; Roy apologises to SC for absence and seeks time to refund money to investors.



Monday, March 03, 2014 : Setbacck to Lokpal, Justice K T Thomas opts out of Lokpal search committee, agreeing with Fali s Nariman that no need for this committee.



Monday, February 03, 2014 : CPM general secretary Prakash Karat writes to the president Pranab Mukherjee not to sign any ordinance that was not presented in the parliament.



Friday, January 03, 2014 : President Pranab Mukherjee signs Telengana Bill paving the way for creation of new States by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh.



Friday, February 28, 2014 : Sahara chief Subrata Roy surrenders to Lucknow police after Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of Roy's plea.



Thursday, February 27, 2014 : 2 officers who went missing, confirmed as dead in fire on board INS Sindhuratna on wednesday, Naval Chief resigned taking moral responsibility.



Wednesday, February 26, 2014 : Supreme Court issues non-bailable arrest warrant against Sahara chief Subrata Roy for not appearing before the Court.



Tuesday, February 25, 2014 : J Jayalalitha releases AIDMK electtion manifesto for 2014 polls, promises to raise the income tax limit to Rs 5 lakh.



Sunday, February 23, 2014 : 1 died when police lathi-charged a group of farmers demanding power bill waiver in Amritsar.



Friday, February 21, 2014 : Today is the last day of worst performing 15th Lok Sabha. Both houses of Parliament to be adjourned sine die.



Thursday, February 20, 2014 : Telengana Bill tabled in the Rajya Sabha amid chaos, Seemandhra MPs called it illegal, Debate on the bill continues.



Wednesday, February 19, 2014 : Anna Hazare and Mamata Banerjee in joint press conference at Press Club in New Delhi ; Anna supports Mamata's ideology.



Tuesday, February 18, 2014 : Telengana Bill passed in Lok Sabha amid chaos; Lok Sabha TV stopped transmission of the proceedings at that time.



Saturday, February 15, 2014 : Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung sends report to the centre on the situation following resignation of AAP Government.



Friday, February 14, 2014 : Kejriwal resigns as Chief minister after he failed to table Jan Lokpal Bill as 42 MLAs votes to reject the move.



Thursday, February 13, 2014 : Government tables Telengana Bill in Lok Sabha amid unprecented chaos, MPs against the bill come to blows, use pepper spray, mike & computer broken.



Tuesday, December 02, 2014 : 50% power bill waiver from AAP govt for those who supported the party's call for not to pay inflated electricity bill.



Sunday, November 02, 2014 : Delhi CM A Kejriwal tells anti-corruption branch to file FIRs against Mukesh Ambani, V Moily and Murli Deora on gas price rise.



Thursday, October 02, 2014 : Mudgal report indicts Srinivasan's son-in-law over match-fixing, expresses concerns over Sri's conflict of interest and says need to probe Silpa and Kundra.



Thursday, October 02, 2014 : Raj Thackeray calls for 'Rasta Roko' agitation against all illegal toll from February 12.



Tuesday, September 02, 2014 : AG tells CBI that government sanction needed to prosecute IB officials in Israt Jehan fake encounter case.



Wednesday, July 02, 2014 : Trinamool Congress captures 4 Rajya Sabha Seats through cross-voting of 2 Congress & 3 Left Front MLAs in West Bengal.



Monday, June 02, 2014 : Delhi govt orders probe into Commonwealth games street light scam.



Friday, May 02, 2014 : AAP MLA Vinode Kumar Binny withdraws support to the Delhi govt, but will support Jana Lokpal bill.



Wednesday, April 02, 2014 : Sachin Tendulkar and CNR Rao receive Bharat Ratna on Feb 4 from the President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi.



Sunday, March 02, 2014 : AAP MLA Madan Lal accuses BJP of trying to bribe him in an attempt to topple Delhi govt.



Thursday, January 02, 2014 : North-East groups stage protests in New Delhi over the death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, allegedly beaten to death.



Thursday, January 30, 2014 : Andhra Pradesh Assembly rejects Telengana draft bill through voice vote as huge majority supporting CM Kiran Reddy's motion.



Wednesday, January 29, 2014 : Centre tells Delhi HC that AAP leaders, including Arvind Kejriwal, have not provided the information on the funding received by the party.



Monday, January 27, 2014 : Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny ends his hunger strike saying that he called off fast on Anna Hazare's request.



Sunday, January 26, 2014 : 21 killed and 13 rescued when a boat capsized near Port Blair in the Andamans, rescue works on, Lt Governor announces Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia for those killed.



Saturday, January 25, 2014 : Delhi police submits report over midnight raid by law minister Somnath Varti to the magistrate .



Friday, January 24, 2014 : Delhi high court on Friday refused to stay the Delhi government's order for a CAG audit of the national capital's three power discoms' finances since their inception.



Wednesday, January 22, 2014 : Supreme Court commutes death penalty of 15 convicts to life citing inordinate delay in deciding over the mercy petitions by the government.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : In an yet another incident highlighting callousness of the Samajwadi Party-led government in Uttar Pradesh against the homeless, Public Works & Irrigation minister Surendra Patel manhandled a boy during a blanket distribution programme in Varanasi.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : A potential additional source of uncertainty is the coming general election. A stable new government would be positive for the economy, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : It has been just 2 days since the Aam Aadmi Party-led government came to power in Delhi, in a shocking decision the government has banned Media from entering the Delhi Secretariat leading to protests.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : Indian-Americans never had it so good in the US, as a record number of members from the over 3 million-strong community were appointed to key positions in the White House in 2013.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : While flood-hit people of Uttarakhand continue to suffer, ration meant for them kept rotting in government godowns with villagers complaining that sacks full of food grain have been thrown in the Gori river.



Monday, December 30, 2013 : 4 gold biscuits, weighing 466 grams, were seized from a passenger's check-in baggage at the Jaipur airport, custom sources said.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today (December 29) sought 10 days time to formulate a system to address grievances and problems of the people.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party chief Kejriwal are no match to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : Despite assurance from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, no action has been taken yet in railway demolition drive that left over 150 families homeless in Mansrovar park.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : A woman from Uttar Pradesh registered a case against her husband and mother-in-law for torturing her by forcing her to undergo unnatural sex for not bringing dowry.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : The CBI has closed its case in an alleged land scam purportedly involving a defence property in Pune cantonment in which a former Army vice chief was named as accused.



Sunday, December 29, 2013 : With a firm resolve to fight against corruption and work for the common men, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal transferred 9 bureaucrats from the Delhi government including the CEO of the Delhi Jal Board, within hours of taking oath.



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new hand-held device that scans a patient's entire retina in seconds to detect a host of retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration.



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : Along with Kejriwal, 6 others Manish Sisodia, Girish Soni, Rakhi Birla, Satyendra Jain, Saurabh Bharadwaj and Somnath Bharti, took oath as ministers. Kejriwal keeps crucial portfolios of Home, Power, Finance, Planning and Vigilance.



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : Arvind Kejriwal is only the 2nd Chief Minister to be an IITian after his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar and joins a select group of ministers like Ajit Singh and Jairam Ramesh whose Alma mater is the crown jewel of the country's higher education.



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : India is checking the tax status of Americans working at schools in the country, amid ongoing row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York.



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : Local authorities said 26 passengers were killed in a major fire accident in Nanded-Bangalore express train in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh today (December 28).



Saturday, December 28, 2013 : A 50-year-old tribal woman was beaten to death by her son near Thane as she refused to give him money for buying liquor, police said.



Friday, December 27, 2013 : India is likely to overtake Japan in 2028 to become the third largest economy in the world after China and United States, according to London-based economic consultancy Cebr.



Friday, December 27, 2013 : National Police Academy, the Hyderabad-based Alma mater for IPS officers in the country, will soon get a woman chief for the first time in its history. Aruna Bahuguna, a 1979-batch IPS officer,.....



Friday, December 27, 2013 : .....is tipped to be appointed as the new director of the 65-year-old institution, also known as the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, which is tasked with the training of police leaders.



Friday, December 27, 2013 : Aam Aadmi Party is determined to finish the VIP culture in Delhi and the decision by its MLAs to take the metro rail to Ramlila Maidan on Saturday for the swearing-in ceremony was in keeping with that goal, party leader Manish Sisodia said in Delhi.



Friday, December 27, 2013 : Rajasthan was under the grip of cold waves where Churu and Sriganganagar were recorded as the coldest places in the desert state with an identical minimum of 2.1 degrees Celsius.



Friday, December 27, 2013 : India's new ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, has begun in right earnest the task of finding a way to resolve the India-US diplomatic row sparked by the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat.



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : CNG prices hiked by Rs 4.50 per kg in Delhi, effective tonight (December 26).



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : The court rejected Zakia Jafri's protest petition against the Supreme Court-appointed SIT's clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gulbarg massacre case.



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as Delhi's chief minister on Saturday (December 28), appealed to all honest officers to approach him via SMS, emails and letters.



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : The Central government approved the widening of highways in Bihar and Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs 1912 crore.



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : The Central cabinet approved a pension proposal for 43000 MTNL employees, who joined the public sector company from Department of Telecom, that would cost the government an estimated Rs 500 crore annually.



Thursday, December 26, 2013 : Describing the meeting of the DGMOs of the 2 countries as a positive step forward, Pakistan said better relations with India is a top priority.



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : The cabinet ministers to take oath along with Kejriwal are Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla, Somnath Bharti, Saurabh Bhardwaj, Girish Soni and Satendra Jain. Arvind Kejriwal to be sworn in as Delhi Chief Minister on Saturday (December 28).



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : A village council in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by unmarried girls, said a council member. The decision was taken at a meeting of Somgarh Panchayat (council) in West Champaran district.



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : Army ordered court martial proceedings against 6 of its men, including 2 officers, for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machchil fake encounter case that had triggered a 2 month-long agitation in the Kashmir Valley.



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : The night temperature dropped to minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in north Kashmir's Gulmarg, a ski resort, the lowest recorded in Jammu & Kashmir today (December 25).



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : Devyani Khobragade's lawyer said US authorities goofed up in the investigation and arrest of the Indian diplomat on visa fraud charges as a federal agent made a serious mistake in reading the paperwork submitted regarding her maid's salary.



Wednesday, December 25, 2013 : Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas would be visiting Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on December 27.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the decks for the appointment of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal as the 7th Chief Minister of Delhi.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : Top Indian and Pakistani military officials have met for the first time in 14 years to discuss ways to ensure peace along Kashmir's de facto border.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : Workers at Coke’s plant in Guntur district forced the management to shut down the unit by going on a flash strike to protest the humiliation of Devyani in the US.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : Police has announced Rs 5000 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest of an absconding accused in a Muzaffarnagar riot case.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : BJP leader LK Advani contested allegations that Sardar Patel was anti-Muslim and quoted Rafiq Zakaria, an Islamic scholar and Congress leader, who had done research on the Iron Man, to underline his nationalistic credentials.



Tuesday, December 24, 2013 : Yoga guru Ramdev will campaign against UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : Khobragade, who was arrested on December 12 in New York, had been transferred by Indian government to its mission to the UN with a view to giving her full diplomatic immunity.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern, has written to Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam saying that his side of the story is not being heard.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : Arvind Kejriwal, who led the Aam Aadmi Party to a spectacular show in the polls, will be the Chief Minister of Delhi. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at Ramlila Maidan.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi, who is facing prosecution for allegedly turning hostile in Jessica Lal murder case, has been granted bail by a Delhi court which fixed the matter for February 5 for hearing arguments on the framing of charge.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav said his government was ready to act on suggestions, if any, of the Congress or any other party on rehabilitating victims of Muzaffarnagar riots.



Monday, December 23, 2013 : A court extended the judicial custody of Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal for 12 days even as his lawyer moved a bail petition.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : Judges should not make gender biased and insensitive comments in their verdicts while dealing with cases pertaining to women, the Delhi high court said while expunging 2 such remarks made by a fast track court.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, has been closed for vehicular traffic due to snowfall and slippery conditions.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : Playback singer Lata Mangeshkar moved to the Bombay High Court challenging a Maharashtra government's order which declared a film studio located on her plot in Kolhapur as a heritage structure.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : Rahul Gandhi admitted that corruption was one of the biggest menace plaguing India and the Country urgently needed to be put back on the high growth trajectory while addressing India Inc at the FICCI Annual General Meeting in New Delhi.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : Pucca houses, clean roads, water supply at 7 am, lush green fields are sights such that are rare even in the most developed of towns, but Hiware Bazar near Pune is a unique and successful experiment.



Sunday, December 22, 2013 : Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan expanded his ministry with the induction of 19 cabinet ministers and 4 ministers of State.



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : International auction house Christie's made a sizzling debut in the country by putting under the hammer 79 art works at over Rs 102 crore, including Rs 23.7 crore for a Vasudeo Gaitonde painting, a record price for a work of an Indian artist.



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : Central government spends just Rs 124 each on 10 crore people aged 60 years and above.



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : In a major administrative reshuffle after formation of a new government in Rajasthan, 30 IAS officers, including 8 Additional Chief Secretaries and 9 Principal Secretaries, were transferred today (December 21).



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : Environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan today (December 21) resigned apparently for being drafted into party work ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : India was outraged over the treatment given to Devyani but India's relationship with the US is far too important, it is a strategic partnership, Anand Sharma said.



Saturday, December 21, 2013 : A man allegedly sold his 5-year-old niece for Rs 20000 to Rajasthan's Banchda Tribe, notorious for pushing girls into prostitution. The little girl had suddenly disappeared from her house in Aamli Bhat village on December 16.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee's Legal and Human Rights Department's general secretary Pramod Kumar Dwivedi sent a defamation notice to yoga guru Ramdev for his controversial remarks against fellow party workers on the issue of homosexuality.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : Parliamentary Affairs minister Kamal Nath said India will not accept this US mockery and demanded it drop charges against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : The government has filed the review petition on Section 377 in the Supreme Court on Friday. Let's hope the right to personal choices is preserved, Law minister Kapil Sibal tweeted.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : Congress scotched rumours about a change of guard in Uttarakhand, terming it is no more than Media speculation, there is no truth in this.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who won the just concluded Assembly polls from Vidisha and Budhni, is likely to retain the latter, which is his traditional seat.



Friday, December 20, 2013 : India has rolled out its first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas in Bangalore today (December 20).



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : Indian Scientists have reported a new development toward a long-sought insulin pill that could save millions the pain of daily shots.



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : The Bombay High Court has held that remarriage of a widow would not deprive her from getting compensation for accidental death of her first husband.



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : The wholesale price of onion has fallen to as low as Rs 700 per quintal in the Nashik market of Maharashtra. Even though retail price is still higher, the sudden price crash has angered and shocked the farmers.



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : Parliamentary affairs minister Kamal Nath said that to satisfy India, the US will have to apologize and admit their mistake for the arrest and humiliation of Devyani.



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : 10 persons, including 2 Pune policemen, have been arrested for the biggest robbery on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the sum involved being Rs 1.29 crore.



Thursday, December 19, 2013 : Latha Bhagwan Kare, a 61-year-old grandmother, who works as a farm labourer, has won the Baramati marathon.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : A new frog species has been discovered in the biodiversity-rich Western Ghats, by Scientists of the city-based MES Abasaheb Garware College and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : The Lok Sabha today (December 18) passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011, which provides for formation of an anti-graft ombudsman.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : Hear your inner voice, eat less and never think you are old, is what Bharatiya Janata Party's veteran leader, LK Advani said are the 3 lessons he has learnt from his life.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : Poaching of tigers in India in 2013 has been the highest in the past 7 years, data compiled by the Wildlife Protection Society of India shows.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said the Gujarat riots of 2002 are not comparable with the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi in 1984, rejecting Infosys chief Narayanamurthy's view that the post-Godhra violence should not stand in the way of N Modi becoming PM.



Wednesday, December 18, 2013 : Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi received a shot in the arm after a Supreme Court appointed observer cleared his nomination to contest for the post of president in the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections in Jaipur tomorrow (December 19).



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : Reacting to the arrest of Indian diplomat in US, Government stops all import clearances for the US embassy including liquor; to remove all traffic barricades near the US Embassy.



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : Parliament's standing committee related to the department of personnel, public grievances, law and justice has opined that political parties are not public authorities and hence they do not come within the ambit of Right to Information act.



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : 9 senior members of Aam Aadmi Party's political affairs committee met to decide on government formation in Delhi, but they could not reach any conclusion.



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : Continuing the protest for passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, Anna Hazare's infinite hunger strike enters the 8th day at Ralegan Siddhi today (December 17).



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : Voices calling for former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly's resignation from the West Bengal Human Rights Commission for sexually harassing a law intern has grown louder inside Parliament with several MPs demanding tough action in the case.



Tuesday, December 17, 2013 : Samajwadi Party said that Kamal Farooqi has been expelled from the party and asked TV channels not to use the party's name while inviting him for debates.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : A 28-year-old woman from Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has reportedly broken all the Indian medical records after giving birth to 10 babies at a time, but none survived.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, is believed to have spent a whopping Rs 500 crore on his daughter's (Shristi Mittal) wedding in Barcelona.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : The population of Indian ethnic group in New Zealand has risen by 48% to 155000, latest census statistics show.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : Congress has extended unconditional support to Aam Aadmi Party as it wants to witness the miraculous experiment of free water and power rate slashed by 30%, Salman Khurshid said.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said that despite the government having brought out a tougher law to fight sexual harassment, nothing much has really changed in the past year and society must rise to ensure the safety of women.



Monday, December 16, 2013 : Excerpts of an affidavit by a law intern, who accused ex-SC judge AK Ganguly of sexual harassment, have been made public by additional solicitor general Indira Jaising.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : The Prime Minister's Office has refused to disclose communication exchanged between former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi during the 2002 Gujarat riots even after 11 years.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : The Bharatiya Janata Party is sticking to its stand on Section 377 and has supported Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike at Ralegan for passage in Parliament of Jan Lokpal Bill entered sixth day today (December 15). He has lost 4 kg so far.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : Union External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid has termed the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade in public as an insult and said the US's reaction is awaited on the matter.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : In view of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission has asked the States and the Union Territories to prepare error-free electoral rolls.



Sunday, December 15, 2013 : Union Labour and Employment minister Sis Ram Ola, aged 86, died at a Gurgaon hospital today (December 15) after a prolonged illness.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : Giving a new twist to the political stalemate in Delhi, AAP set 18 conditions for Congress and BJP before it can accept either party's support to form a government.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : Anna Hazare suggested moving ahead with the amended bill presented in the Rajya Sabha and said improvements in the legislation could be brought through amendments later.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : The next general elections would be held in multiple phases next year and be completed in time to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha by June 1, Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath has said.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : The US has hoped that the major diplomatic row over the arrest of the Indian Deputy Consul General in New York will not affect bilateral ties with India.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : Government said it did not plan to issue an ordinance on gay rights issue now to negate the Supreme Court judgment on homosexuality that has sparked uproar.



Saturday, December 14, 2013 : BJP has offered a ticket to former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly to contest the general elections next year, however, he is undecided on acceptance of the proposal.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : In 2011, over Rs 4 lakh crore worth of black money was illegally taken out of India, a new report by the international watchdog Global Financial Integrity has revealed. This was 24 percent more than the previous year.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : A diplomatic ruckus is brewing between New Delhi and Washington over the treatment of an Indian official who was arrested by US authorities for alleged visa fraud.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : Differences between Anna Hazare and AAP surfaced again when its leader tried to interrupt General V K Singh's speech at the venue and was rebuffed by the Gandhian who is on indefinite hunger strike.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : Metro projects in India are the cheapest in the world due to availability of abundant manpower resources, Urban Development secretary Sudhir Krishna said.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : Cutting down proposed 60 day process to 42 days for sale of telecom airwaves, the Department of Telecom has issued the main document, Notice Inviting Application, to start spectrum auction from January 23, 2014.



Friday, December 13, 2013 : Rajya Sabha was on adjourned after Samajwadi Party created uproar over rising prices of essential commodities.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : Researchers have shown that students who are cheats in school are more likely to opt for a government job in India.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : India's sovereign rating may come under pressure if general elections due by May next year end up with a hung Parliament or with a government unable to push through reforms, Standard & Poor's said.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : In Delhi, hundreds of people belonging to the gay community gathered at Jantar Mantar for a protest, most of them clad in black to indicate the mood.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : Describing KA Abbas' contribution to literature and cinema as unforgettable, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi called for efforts to create awareness about the film maker-author's work among the younger generation.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : A prominent American analyst and veteran South Asia hand has aligned with the growing sentiment in Washington DC that the US administration should engage the BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi, regardless of the outcome of elections in India.



Thursday, December 12, 2013 : A consultant of Fuel Management Plant of Tata Steel was grilled by the investigating team looking into the company's LD gas holder explosion, which claimed the life of one employee and injured ten others about a month ago.



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : Even as the LGBT community expressed anger over the the Supreme Court ruling upholding Section 377, yoga guru Ramdev welcomed the judgement.....



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : .....saying it respects the sentiments of religious communities of India. He went on to say that this way people will talk having sex with animals too.



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai has reportedly admitted to raping a woman during interrogation, said police.



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court asked the Railways to take steps to reduce speed of trains while travelling through forests inhabited by elephants to prevent death of tuskers on rail tracks.



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : A Goa court sent Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal to judicial custody for 12 days after his police custody expired today (December 11).



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 : India's first supersonic jet fighter the MiG-21 FL will be decommissioned after 50 years of service today (December 11).



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court directed that red non-flashing beacon lights be used only by constitutional authorities. The court has also said that blue flashing beacon lights can be used by ambulances, police and emergency services.



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare began indefinite fast in his village Ralegan Siddhi for the Jan Lokpal Bill. He has accused the Centre of betraying him and not fulfilling its promise of bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill.



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over 2 billion people a quarter of the world's population and end human civilisation, a study warned.



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : A yoga instructor, Krishna Sharma has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji.



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar were remanded in custody of Delhi Police till December 20 by a court in connection with a September 13, 2008 serial blasts case in Delhi.



Saturday, October 12, 2013 : The Environment ministry said it has approved the phase III of Yamuna Action Plan for Delhi besides sanctioning 2 projects of pollution abatement for the river in Sonepat and Panipat in Haryana.



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : After a spate of weddings on palindrome dates like 10.10.10, 11.11.11 and 12.12.12, another round of fashionable nuptials is coming up December 11. The magical date is 11.12.13



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi wished UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who turns 67 today (December 9), on her birthday and prayed for her healthy life.



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : Congress retains power in Mizoram, gets absolute majority.



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : The BSE Sensex rose to a record high today (December 9) and the rupee hit a 4-month high after the main opposition party BJP, widely seen by investors as being more business friendly, swept 3 out of 4 key State elections held since last month.



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were repeatedly disrupted today (December 9) and adjourned till Tuesday over children's deaths in Uttar Pradesh relief camps and the proposed Telangana state.



Thursday, September 12, 2013 : The Lok Sabha adopted the 2G JPC report exonerating PM Manmohan Singh and Finance minister P Chidambaram of any wrongdoing, while blaming former Telecom minister A Raja for the faulty allocation of spectrum.



Monday, August 12, 2013 : BJP retained Madhya Pradesh and ousted the Congress in Rajasthan. Aam Aadmi Party's stunning show in Delhi pushed Congress to third, with BJP looking set to take power.



Monday, August 12, 2013 : The BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi hailed Rajasthan's Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan for taking the party to victory in their States.



Monday, August 12, 2013 : Dismissed as a political greenhorn, engineer-turned-civil servant Arvind Kejriwal has cemented his place in politics with a stunning political debut.



Monday, August 12, 2013 : With Aam Admi Party leading in a number of constituencies in Delhi, Anna Hazare said Arvind Kejriwal could become chief minister one day and warned Congress that people will teach a lesson to it in the Lok Sabha election.



Monday, August 12, 2013 : ATM usage is likely to get costlier as banks are planning to hike ATM charges by Rs 6 per transaction.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : An IIT-Delhi alumni has created the first-ever map of neural circuitry inside a human brain which confirms that women's brains are designed for social skills and memory while men's are for perception and coordination.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : There is a shortage of 6 lakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being taken to fill the gap as the focus is to provide quality education, Union Human Resource Development minister M M Pallam Raju said.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : Eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar said education is one of the most important tools for empowerment of people living in urban and rural areas, though in a large country like India there is a problem to reach out to each and everyone.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court said once a person was declared an absconder by a trial court, higher courts should not grant him anticipatory bail.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : Waving black flags and banners, RPI activists shouted slogans demanding that Sanjay Dutt should not be granted parole and must be treated at par with any other prisoner.



Friday, July 12, 2013 : Several State governments that brush dengue deaths under the carpet for fear of backlash have been exposed with insurers reporting instances of higher claims in dengue this year as compared to last year.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered the crucial missing files pertaining to coal block allocations done between 2006 and 2009, sources said.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : Central minister Sharad Pawar announces interest-free loans for sugar mills.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : The Central government announced a 5-day state mourning as a mark of respect to Nelson Mandela.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court agreed to hear CBI's plea challenging the Gauhati high court order declaring the agency as unconstitutional.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court issued notice to Centre, Enforcement Directorate and a dozen major charted accounting firms on a PIL alleging massive bungling by them and demanding a probe into it.



Wednesday, June 12, 2013 : A woman physical education teacher allegedly chopped off the hair of a student forcefully following which she has been suspended from the institute at Nedumangadu near Thiruvananthapuram.



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court urged the State governments to make amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment.



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : Central government withdraws proposal to add 2 districts, Anantapur and Kurnool, to Telangana.



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : India needs to develop a strong domestic manufacturing base in electronics and telecommunication to avoid huge import bills, said PM Dr Manmohan Singh.



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : A US-based thinktank claimed that India is expanding its ability to produce highly enriched uranium for military purposes, including more powerful nuclear weapons, citing satellite imagery of an under construction gas centrifuge facility near Mysore



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : A systemic failure of the university forced a PhD scholar to commit suicide, a probe team of the University of Hyderabad said in its report, highlighting for the first time how genuine worries of students are ignored by varsity authorities.



Sunday, May 12, 2013 : Sensex surges over 249 points to end at 20957.81



Friday, April 12, 2013 : Rajgir, a Buddhist pilgrim town and a tourist destination in Bihar, has been declared a polythene-free zone after visitors complained of rampant littering and a dirty environment.



Friday, April 12, 2013 : Kashmir is a flashpoint that can trigger a fourth war between Pakistan and India any time, Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has said, seeking an early settlement of the issue.



Friday, April 12, 2013 : A special court in Patna gave 13 days remand of 2 SIMI activists arrested from Chhattisgarh in connection with Bodh Gaya and Patna serial blasts to NIA for questioning.



Friday, April 12, 2013 : A delegation of BJP leaders met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and requested him to direct the state government to fix cane price at Rs 325 per quintal and ensure that farmers are paid their dues with interest.



Friday, April 12, 2013 : Former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury and 3 others received summons from the Goa Police to record her statement before a magistrate in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case.



Friday, April 12, 2013 : India rejected the World Trade Organization's proposed deal on food security, saying the interim solution to deal with a breach of the 10% cap cannot be accepted.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court has asked all States to come out with a notification regulating the sale of acid by March 31, 2014.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of a user trial by defence forces.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : The Supreme Court declined a plea by Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for quashing the charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : Gold and silver jewellery worth around Rs 15 lakh were allegedly stolen from the 17th century Patneshwar Dham Temple at Dhana village near Sagar.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : Police has arrested 177 persons while 25 others have surrendered so far in connection with the recent riots in Muzaffarnagar.



Tuesday, March 12, 2013 : Sensex falls by over 43 points to end at 20854.92.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : Election Commission notice to Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa today (December 2) on model code violation for announcing new schemes ahead of Yercaud bypoll.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : A college student of Bihar, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison after her mother stopped her from going out to have a road-side snack.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : Ministers and trade diplomats from 159 countries will get into tough negotiations at the WTO Ministerial meeting beginning in Bali tomorrow (December 3).....



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : .....with India seeking a deal on farm subsidies that will enable it to implement its USD 20 billion food security law without attracting any multilateral scrutiny.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : Uttar Pradesh government today (December 2) transferred 9 IPS officers, officials said.



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : Election Commission-appointed teams seized Rs 12.89 crore cash and registered 31 cases of paid news in Rajasthan where polling for the state Assembly was held yesterday (December 1).



Tuesday, February 12, 2013 : Delhi Metro services will start from 4 AM on December 4 because of Assembly elections in the national capital.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : The unemployment rate in the Country during 2012-13 was estimated to be 13.3% for the age group 15-29, a government report has revealed.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : The much-awaited drug price control order 2013, meant to control the price of medicines does not cover over 80% of the medicines in the market.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal spent the night at a police lock-up in Goa with 2 murder accused and an anti-social person, after he was arrested yesterday (November 30).



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : NCW member Shamina Shafique said that she was happy with the Court verdict denying Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail plea.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee said retired Supreme Court Judge AK Ganguly's resignation over sexual harassment allegations would set a bad precedent.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : UP Sugar Mills Association, which has yet to clear last year's payments of Rs 2400 crore to the farmers, said that the Uttar Pradesh government had fixed nonviable prices for the crop.



Saturday, January 12, 2013 : Pakistan Ambassador to Indian Salman Bashir said it was upon the DGMOs of India and Pakistan to meet if they wished to do so and they are best qualified to deal with matters pertaining to their domain.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : Suffering in India has more than doubled in recent years with one in every four Indian reported to be bearing the brunt of the nations poor economic performance in recent years, the latest Gallup poll said.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : Sulabh International announced a Rs 2 lakh cash prize and Rs 10000 every month dole to an Uttar Pradesh widow who donated her land for constructing a public toilet complex in a Bahraich village.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : A 5-day International Koodiyattam and Kathakali Festival, showcasing the ancient and highly structured classical performing arts of Kerala, began in Dubai Thursday.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : A London-based Hollywood film director approached Dasna Jail authorities seeking a meeting with Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, as he wanted their consent to make a film on Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : N Ram, one of India's top editors and the chairman of The Hindu group argues that the Media coverage of Tehelka sexual assault case is highly justified.



Saturday, November 30, 2013 : Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal approved the appointment of Justice (retd) DP Buch as the Lokayukta of the State, paving the way for filling up of the post, which has been lying vacant for the last 10 years.



Friday, November 29, 2013 : Live-in relationship is neither a crime nor a sin, the Supreme Court has held while asking Parliament to frame law for protection of women in such relationship and children born out of it.



Friday, November 29, 2013 : An undercover operation by Cobrapost has exposed how IT companies in India are using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help politicians artificially boost their popularity, gain followers and engage in smear campaigns.



Friday, November 29, 2013 : The Supreme Court appointed panel that probed alleged incident of sexual harassment of a law intern by one of its recently retired judge submitted its report to the Chief Justice of India today (November 29).



Friday, November 29, 2013 : The Supreme Court stayed the trial court proceedings against former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case.



Friday, November 29, 2013 : The mother of the complainant in the Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case, has said that her daughter will not give in under intense Media scrutiny and will fight till the end.



Friday, November 29, 2013 : Opposition Congress alleged that around 30000 girls have gone missing in Madhya Pradesh in last 4 months alone and expressed apprehension they might have become victims of human trafficking.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : The dome of Bodh Gaya's 1500-year-old Mahabodhi Temple, Buddhism's holiest shrine, has been inlaid with nearly 300 kg gold donated by devotees from Thailand, giving the shrine a new look.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : The world's oldest alcoholic drink, the recipe of which finds mention in the ancient Indian text Rig Veda 6000 years ago, is now making its way back to its country of birth, India.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has asked Pakistani Media groups to refrain from praising Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : A special CBI court in Hyderabad awarded 7-year rigorous imprisonment to extradited gangster Abu Salem in a fake passport case.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba Temple in Maharashtra from December 10.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : The Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation has bought 1355 hectares of land from 450 families of Khoraj village making them richer by Rs 1200 crore.



Thursday, November 28, 2013 : The West Bengal government has signed agreements with 6 companies involving an investment of Rs 2125 crores for setting up industries in South 24 Parganas district.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : The Delhi High Court asked the CBI to file a status report on its ongoing investigation into the alleged corruption complaint against Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh when he was the Central Steel minister.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : A mysterious disease has left 12 people, including 3 women, dead in Bihar's East Champaran district in the past 4 days.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : A Puducherry Court acquitted all the accused, including Kanchi seers Jayendra Saraswathi and Vijayendra Saraswathi, in the Sankararaman murder case.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : More than 10000 contractual school teachers in Bihar have failed a competency test.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : The Delhi High Court directed the Delhi government to appoint special public prosecutors in each district court within 3 months for matters of sexual offences committed against children.



Wednesday, November 27, 2013 : Bihar has published the service records of nearly 3.5 lakh teachers at 70000 government schools online.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : The Central Bureau of Investigation has demanded death for Dr Rajesh Talwar and Dr Nupur Talwar for the murders of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj Banjade.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : A Goa Police team recorded the statement of the Journalist who has made allegations of sexual assault against Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : With 6 more children succumbing to Encephalitis in past 2 days, the death toll due to the disease this year has risen to 590 in the eastern region.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : It has been 5 years since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the most daring terror attack ever to have taken place on the Indian soil.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : Pakistan handed over to Indian officials 36 items belonging to death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died after a brutal attack inside a jail in April, and asked India to reciprocate by releasing fishermen and other prisoners.



Tuesday, November 26, 2013 : The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court reserved its order on a PIL challenging the award of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.



Monday, November 25, 2013 : Dr Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been found guilty for the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj by a Central Bureau of Investigation special court at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.



Monday, November 25, 2013 : The Supreme Court has viewed seriously ineffective implementation of series of directions to curb custodial deaths and sought explanation.....



Monday, November 25, 2013 : .....from the Centre and States after being informed that nearly 12000 persons died either in jail or in police stations in last 5 years.



Monday, November 25, 2013 : The condom of the future might be made of cow tendon or fish skin. It might have shape memory to instantly mold to a specific man. Or it might come with pull tabs so a man could slip it on with little fuss.



Monday, November 25, 2013 : With relaxation in FDI norms to boost investor sentiments, India has emerged as the most attractive investment destination surpassing neighbouring China and the US, says a report.



Monday, November 25, 2013 : The Mamata Banerjee-magic continued to overwhelm West Bengal with the Trinamool Congress winning 3 of the 5 municipalities that went to polls last week and leading in Howrah Municipal Corporation during counting being held on Monday.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : Bharat Ratna-designate Prof. CNR Rao terms ISRO's long-time practice of seeking the divine blessings in Tirupathi before its space missions an act of superstition he does not believe in.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : A nationwide simultaneous holding of Lok Adalats opened by Chief Justice P Sathasivam achieved a world record by disposing of 35.1 lakh cases within 8 hours.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has seized and attached assets worth about Rs 500 crore of defaulting companies in the past 2 months.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : The sensational Aarushi-Hemraj double murders were just a murder mystery, it was a case which saw a protracted legal battle between the accused and the prosecution.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : A team of Goa Police questioned Tehelka's Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhary in the sexual assault case against the magazine's Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal.....



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : .....The questioning which went on well past midnight (November 23) at Tehelka's office in the national capital is likely to continue today (November 24).



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma has moved a notice in the Supreme Court asking for the CBI to probe into the tapes which allegedly showed Gujarat government used state police to conduct surveillance on a woman.



Sunday, November 24, 2013 : An 18-year-old girl from Delhi went missing under mysterious circumstances from the hostel of yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali University.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha coast.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : Against the backdrop of rape and other crimes, PM Manmohan Singh favoured putting in place institutional mechanisms to ensure safety and security of women and children.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : Western Railway has embarked on a fresh initiative to install closed circuit television cameras in the women's coaches of suburban trains.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : Re-affirming his commitment of toilets-for-all, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that open defecation is an affront to human dignity and his government will ensure that this problem is addressed in an urgent manner.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : More than Rs 3600 crore is lying unclaimed in banks across the Country, most of it in savings accounts in rural areas.



Saturday, November 23, 2013 : According to his calculations, Rakesh Roshan quotes that 'Krrish 3' has finally made Rs 500 crore. He says if you calculate entertainment tax and everything else, then Krrish 3's gross collection has crossed Rs. 500 crores.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : The Centre may make it mandatory that 10% of corporate social responsibility funds are spent on the welfare of elderly persons and effect a 10-fold hike in.....



Friday, November 22, 2013 : .....the old-age pension, in what is likely to be a new focus on senior citizens in view of their rapidly growing numbers and challenging living conditions.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : With cases of mis-selling by banks continuing to come into light Reserve Bank of India plans to introduce the concept of treat customers fairly (TCF) for sale of 3rd-party products. Under the.....



Friday, November 22, 2013 : .....TCF norms, introduced first by UK's Financial services authority, it is not enough for banks to merely stick to rules, they must prove that they have acted in the best interest of the customer.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : The situation along the borders with China and Pakistan and counter-insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir are expected to be reviewed by PM Manmohan Singh during the combined commanders' conference in New Delhi.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : The Supreme Court refused to entertain a PIL accusing Gujarat CM Narendra Modi of filing incomplete details by leaving blank the column meant for specifying marital status in the 2012 assembly polls.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : A minor fire broke out in an annexe to Mannat, actor Shah Rukh Khan's bungalow. No one was injured.



Friday, November 22, 2013 : AAP leaders said they will consider taking legal action if the raw footage of the sting operation was not handed over to them by 3 PM today (November 22).



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : Pitching for public sector enterprises being made more competitive, PM Manmohan Singh said the state-run companies need to be given greater functional autonomy, be freed from bureaucratic control and not shielded from private sector competition.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : Union Home minister Sushilkumar Shinde lamented the mischievous use of the social media to spark off communal trouble, ethnic clashes and revive militancy in states like Punjab, and said there was need to monitor such propaganda over the internet.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : Allahabad High Court banned director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's romantic saga Goliyon ki raasleela Ram-Leela in Uttar Pradesh.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : London's leafy Kensington Palace Gardens - home to Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has been found to be the world's second-most-expensive street.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : Indian-origin doctor Jayant Patel, facing a series of charges of manslaughter and fraud, would now walk free after an Australian court sentenced him to 2 years in jail, wholly suspended.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : A US federal court has given Sikhs for Justice time till December 3 to file an amended complaint against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in an alleged human rights violation case.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : State Election Commission has found 9 articles in local newspapers to be paid news during Chhattisgarh assembly polls and directed that expenses incurred in publishing them be added to poll expenditure of parties and candidates concerned.



Thursday, November 21, 2013 : Goa administration has ordered an investigation into an alleged case of sexual assault against Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : A New Jersey car dealership will pay monetary compensation to a Sikh man to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by him which alleged that he was not hired by the dealership because he maintains a beard.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : A 14-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Kandivali area of Mumbai after being harassed by a stalker on Facebook. The stalker, who is a minor, has been arrested.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : Diesel prices will be deregulated in 6 months with gradual price increases, Oil minister M Veerappa Moily said.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal would intensify into a cyclonic storm and cross the coast between Chennai and Ongole tomorrow (November 21) night.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : Cheaper electricity, decentralization of power and a Delhi Lokpal Bill are among the promises the Aam Aadmi Party has made in its manifesto for the December 4 assembly polls.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : The iconic Cadbury House at Mahalaxmi has been sold to a diamond merchant for Rs 350-400 crore. But the deal is yet to be inked.



Wednesday, November 20, 2013 : Government said it has issued a notice to Internet search giant Google for depicting Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir as part of Pakistan.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : With over 600 million people in India or 53% of Indian households defecating in the open, absence of toilet or latrine is one of the important contributors to malnutrition, a World Bank report has said.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : The Supreme Court approved amendment to the Representation of the People act wherein people in jail or in police custody can contest elections.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : The nation remembers former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : All government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh will provide free of cost X-ray services from January 15, the state Health minister Ahmad Hasan said.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : At least 51 people, including 20 children, were taken ill after eating prasad (offering to the deity) at a village in Bihar's Arwal district.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : German chancellor Angela Merkel will be awarded the coveted Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2013 with an international jury headed by PM Manmohan Singh choosing her.



Tuesday, November 19, 2013 : Nirupama Rao, the former Indian Ambassador to the US, has been named as the Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow with the Brown-India initiative at the Watson Institute for International Studies.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : Uttar Pradesh Sports minister offered cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to join Samajwadi Party.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : Rise in imports of silk yarn from China, the result of an insufficient supply of quality silkworms, is fast becoming a cause of concern for weavers and traders in Chhattisgarh's Champa, renowned for the Kosa brand of high-quality silk.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : Indian biotechnology sector is looking to be a USD 100 billion sector by 2025, Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : German ambassador to India Michael Steiner met Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to discuss strengthening of ties between his Country and the State.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : Professor C N R Rao, who was awarded the Country's highest civilian honour - Bharat Ratna, expressed his happiness on being conferred the award.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : 3 police personnel were arrested by the special cell of Meghalaya Police for their alleged involvement in a robbery case on November 7 on the Shillong bypass.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the Congress-led UPA's policies of inclusive growth showed good results in the last 9 years with India registering a robust economic growth as compared to the previous years.



Sunday, November 17, 2013 : A total of 562 candidates pulled out from the frey on the last day of withdrawing nominations for the Assembly elections in Rajasthan.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : Many people think diabetes affects only adults, especially the middle aged. It can, therefore, be disconcerting for parents to find out that their child is suffering from diabetes, an expert said.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : Researchers have found that a by-product of the digestion of dietary fibre by gut microbes boosts the immune system.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : Sachin Tendulkar, Professor C N R Rao to be given Bharat Ratna - India's highest civilian award, informs Prime Minister's Office.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : A city court recently directed a Malad-based businessman to pay exemplary cost of Rs 25000 to his estranged wife, after he made false allegations that she was cheating on him and was a sex maniac.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : Jammu & Kashmir continued to be in the grip of cold wave as Leh in Ladakh region recorded a low of minus 12 degrees Celsius last night.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh asserted that there was no question of party re-thinking on its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi under any circumstances.



Saturday, November 16, 2013 : 13 traders have been detained in Darjeeling district for selling salt at exorbitant prices.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : There was panic buying of salt in different districts of Bihar and its capital Patna following a rumour about the shortage of the essential item.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : The urban mobility index, which determines how good or bad mass transportation is in a particular city, has ranked Mumbai, which boasts of the best bus service in the country, 37th in the world.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : Some Indian laws promote a preference for sons over daughters, the United Nations said in a report that highlights the Country's struggle to reverse a long-term decline in the number of girls.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : With violence perpetrated by Naxals continuing, the Centre has said that ideologues of the Maoists are more dangerous than the armed cadres who have killed more than 8100 civilians and policemen since 2001.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : Defence minister AK Antony arrived Russia for the commissioning of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya tomorrow (November 16) at Sevmash Shipyard, Russia's nuclear submarine building centre.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : A Pakistani was arrested by the paramilitary Border Security Force after he infiltrated into the Indian side of the border in Jammu & Kashmir.



Friday, November 15, 2013 : PM Manmohan Singh decided against attending the CHOGM summit as he was pressed by competing sentiments in India about outstanding issues with Sri Lanka and domestic compulsions like polls in 5 states, External Affairs minister Salman Khurshid said.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : 3 persons of Indian-origin are among the 50 richest people in Africa, according to a list released by Forbes Magazine which said rising stock prices and new business deals are creating more billionaires in the continent.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : Rajasthan High Court directed the government-appointed Nazim (administrator) of Ajmer Dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : Mount Abu was the coldest place in Rajasthan with a minimum temperature of 6.4 degrees Celsius.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : Headline inflation based on wholesale prices jumped to 7% in October, the highest level in 8 months, due to higher prices of fuel, food and manufactured goods, government data showed.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : With power supply yet to be restored in many parts of Ganjam district hit by twin natural calamities of cyclone Phailin and flood, Odisha govt has begun distributing solar lantern to weavers in the district.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : Sofia Hayat who is one of the most popular inmates in the Bigg Boss house was raped in childhood by her uncle, she claimed.



Thursday, November 14, 2013 : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed that the 3rd Front would emerge as a strong force in the next General Election and his party would garner maximum seats in Uttar Pradesh.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : Employees in India are expected to get double-digit salary hikes in 2014 as companies deal with challenges such as attracting and retaining critical talent, but high inflation will end up eroding much of their wages.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : Faced with criticism over his remark on rape, CBI director Ranjit Sinha expressed regret if he had hurt anyone inadvertently, saying he has deep sense of regard and respect for women and commitment to gender issues.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : Hours after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of flats at the Campa Cola complex in Mumbai, the apex court said that it will take up the matter on November 19.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : The Supreme Court asked the Centre and CBI to file replies on a plea seeking to direct govt to take action on findings of Serious Fraud Investigation Office which found irregularities in some business transactions after examining Niira Radia tapes.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : The government is set to kick off preliminary work on an economic corridor between Mumbai and Bangalore, aiming to generate investment of over Rs 3 lakh crore.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : The Centre has agreed to increase man-days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to 150 in recent cyclone and flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in Odisha.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : The Prime Minister's Office has cleared the construction of 3 new airports in Maharashtra.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 : Election Commission notice to Narendra Modi for violating election code of conduct.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court said that it is mandatory for police to register FIR if a complainant approaches it for the registration of a cognizable offence.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : India's first Mars orbiter spacecraft bounced back into action after a day of concern, when ISRO scientists raised its apogee (farthest point from Earth) to more than 1 lakh km.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : Chidambaram urged the CBI not to question govt policy saying that it should respect the line that divides policy making and policing.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court granted interim bail to Tribal activist Soni Sori and her nephew Lingaram Kodopi who were detained in Chhattisgarh since September 2011 on charges of being couriers between the Maoists and the Essar Group.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : The Special CBI Court in Chandigarh has decided to go ahead with framing of charges against former High Court Judge Nirmal Yadav and other accused in the cash-at-Judge's door case of 2008.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : Cold wave tightened its grip in Kashmir as Srinagar city recorded first sub-zero night temperature of the season.



Wednesday, December 11, 2013 : Cricket 'god' Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test tickets sold out just in 15 hours.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : A commuter was able to trace his bag containing Rs 1 lakh in cash and other valuable documents that he had left behind in a Central Railway train in a little over an hour of it being left behind in the compartment.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on a descending orbit pass that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : Holding that errors of judgment should be distinguished from a criminal act, PM Manmohan Singh said it would not be appropriate for a police agency to sit in judgment over policy formulation, without any evidence of malafide.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : Winter Session of Parliament will be held from December 5-20. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, chaired by Defence minister A K Antony.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : CRPF Jawan killed in Naxal firing in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : Recovery in global markets pushed the country's exports to a 2-year high of 13.47% to USD 27.2 billion in October even as trade deficit worsened on account of rise in gold imports.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : The rupee dropped by 83 paise to 63.30 against the American currency after a gap of nearly 8 weeks on persistent dollar demand from importers and banks on the back of higher dollar overseas.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : The government has slammed the separatists for meeting Pakistani Prime Minister's envoy at the Pakistan High Commission.



Monday, November 11, 2013 : Playback legend Lata Mangeshkar has defended her recommendation of Padma Awards to her sister Usha Mangeshkar. In her justification Lata said that she has recommended several people over the years several times.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : An Indian-origin doctor has been selected for prestigious Outstanding American by Choice award for his valuable contribution to US health sector.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : With Lok Sabha elections less than 5 months away, the government is planning to bring a legislation to curb paid news in the winter session.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : Having a baby through 'in-vitro fertilization' or a surrogate mother was once fraught with stigma. Even married couples chose to hide the fact from their families and friends. Now, the tide is turning, say infertility experts.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : Goa Police has arrested the 2nd accused in connection with the murder of a Nigerian national, which had sparked protests by his fellow countrymen, who had created ruckus and blocked a national highway.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : At least 10 Indians were arrested by British authorities following a dawn raid targeting suspected illegal workers at a Leicester factory.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : National carrier Air India plans to upgrade the software in all its 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets from December, saying that the process will not lead to the planes being grounded for long.



Friday, October 11, 2013 : A somewhat embarrassing feminine hygiene issue has led Tamar Giloh to develop a new technology that could revolutionize the textile industry.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : The government filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Gauhati High Court ruling which called the Central Bureau of Investigation unconstitutional.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : Night temperatures across Kashmir Valley plummeted with the minimum temperature in most parts settling below freezing point, even as Leh continues to be the coldest in the state. Leh registered a temperature of minus 5.2 degrees Celsius.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : The BJP expressed concern that its PM candidate Modi has become the target of terrorists as part of an international conspiracy and alleged that the terrorists were getting indirect unknown support from some of the political parties in this country.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : PM Manmohan Singh held extensive talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on issues including cooperation in energy and investments as well as labour laws after which the 2 sides inked 5 pacts.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : Congress MLA Rabindranath Chattopadhyay filed a written complaint at Katwa police station demanding immediate action as per law against Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal for threatening his party workers.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : There is a controversy brewing over the 2013 Padma awards. An RTI application filed reveals that VIPs nominated family members and colleagues in sheer disregard to conflict of interest.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : 4 constables (Nand Kishore, Amod Bansalk, Kanahiyalal and Mod. Khalid) of a district jail in Muzaffarnagar have been suspended in connection with the suicide of 2 prisoners.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : BSP chief Mayawati said her party would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on its own.



Wednesday, September 11, 2013 : British Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrived in Delhi for the ceremonial part of their mammoth 10 day trip to India.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : India has been awarded the 2018 men's Hockey World Cup, the 2nd time in a span of 8 years the country will be hosting the mega event having successfully organised the previous edition 3 years ago.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : The 2nd of the 6 orbit raising manouevres for the Mars Orbiter was completed successfully on early Friday (November 8), the Indian space agency said. According to Indian Space Research Organisation, the 2nd orbit raising manouevre started 2.18 am.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : The US would be willing to work with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, if the party is voted to power in the next general elections, senior Obama administration officials have said.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : BJP senior leader LK Advani has strike controversy in his blog claiming that the then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru was reluctant of sending troops to Kashmir in 1947, even when Pakistani troops had approached.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : In a curious judgement, the Guwahati High Court had struck down the resolution through which the CBI was set up and held all its actions as unconstitutional.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi replied to the Election Commission notice over alleged model code violation with controversial remarks that Pakistan's ISI was in touch with Muzaffarnagar riot victims, denying the charge.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : The Maharashtra State Minorities Commission has promised to take action against the broker who posted an advertisement for a flat saying Muslims not allowed.



Sunday, August 11, 2013 : Gujarat CM and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi wished party veteran LK Advani on his 87th birthday.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Depriving a woman of physical relationship and suspecting her character amounts to cruelty, a local court has held while granting divorce to a 27-year-old woman.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Congress leader Narsingh Malviya, aged 45, who was in the race for a ticket from Agar (SC) assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, committed suicide by consuming poison after being denied a poll ticket.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : 13 rituals have been classified as evil practices and will attract severe punishment, including the death sentence for human sacrifice, according to the anti-superstition draft legislation.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Shimla witnessed running of a 100-year-old steam engine on a heritage track along a short 1 km stretch between the railway station and the bus stand.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : 14-year-old schoolgirl from Bangalore hanged herself unable to take the rejection of her Facebook friend Manoj who stopped interacting with her.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Standard & Poor's said it may cut India's sovereign rating to below investment grade should the next government fail to provide a credible plan to reverse the country's low economic growth.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Indian billionaires, the 6th largest group in the rich world, have thrown up an interesting trend found nowhere else in the world — holding on to one's roots.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Fund raising by Indian companies through the primary market route plunged by 72% to nearly Rs 1500 crore in September over the preceding month.



Thursday, July 11, 2013 : Star Network, the media and entertainment firm owned by Rupert Murdoch said it will invest more than Rs 20000 crore to expand its sports coverage in India and has roped in cricket captain M S Dhoni as brand ambassador for its Star Sports channels.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : With the rise of India and China, a top US commander has said that Washington looked forward to build a growing military-to-military relationship with the Indian armed forces in the interest of regional security.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : A 17-year-old girl who had eloped to Mumbai with her boyfriend from Uttar Pradesh was allegedly gang-raped and murdered by her father and his friend on October 31 in the jungles of Kashimira. She was reportedly 4 months pregnant.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : In the wake of BJP's demand for foolproof security to Narendra Modi, the government said the BJP's prime ministerial candidate's security has already been tightened but ruled out SPG protection for him.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that Election Commission is all set to conduct the upcoming Assembly polls going to be held on November 25.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : After over 2 and a half months of investigation Jodhpur police has filed the charge sheet against self styled godman Asaram and his 4 aides in the case of sexual assault on a minor on August 15.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : Millions of devotees, particularly women, took a holy dip in rivers, ponds and other water bodies in Bihar as the 4-day Chhath festival began amidst tight security.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : Renowned ghazal singer Najmal Babu died after prolonged illness at his residence at Vengara in Malappuram district.



Tuesday, June 11, 2013 : A day after its successful launch, India's Mars Orbiter spacecraft was functioning smoothly in the Earth's orbit and ready for orbit raising operations on Thursday.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : An Indian-origin scientist claims to have solved the mystery of how life on Earth exactly began about 4 billion years ago after studying 3 sites containing the world's oldest fossils.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : A bunch of skulls of human ancestors dating back to 1.8 million years ago has created a storm among scientists. The discovery suggests that 3 human ancestor species were actually just one, with variations in features.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : Recent studies have shown that the kilogram may need to go on a diet because it has gained tens of micrograms of mass from surface contamination.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : Dogs, like humans, have asymmetrically organised brains, with the left and right sides playing different roles, according to a new study.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : Scientists have embarked on a project to identify unknown or lesser known oil seeds as new sources of oil for edible and non-edible applications.



Saturday, May 11, 2013 : The Indian vegetable oil industry (both edible & industrial-use oils) has a turnover of Rs 1.3 lakh crore.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : An Indian scholar in Ethiopia has so far published over a dozen books specially designed for foreigners to learn Ethiopia's languages, particularly Amharic.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : Over 8000 Indians have so far signed up for the one-way trip to Mars and settle down on the red planet.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : With a view to finalising the charge sheet in VVIP helicopter purchase scam, CBI will send a judicial request to Italy seeking statements of the accused who have been facing trial in that country.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : The Election Commission will allow Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi an additional week to respond to its notice on his recent poll speeches in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan linking the Muzaffarnagar riots to BJP's divisive politics.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has asked for opinion polls to be banned, a demand the Congress has placed before the Election Commission.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : Liquor baron Vijay Mallya's sprawling villa in Goa is once again caught in a tug-of-war between creditors and his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines.....



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : .....The Kingfisher Villa in Goa's Condolim is valued at Rs 37 crore and the villa has 3 huge bedrooms and a number of lounges besides a huge garden.



Thursday, April 11, 2013 : 10% of the candidates analysed by the Association for Democratic Reforms are facing declared criminal cases in Chhattisgarh.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court's directions that civil servants should have an assured minimum tenure and should refrain from acting on verbal orders given by politicians will serve.....



Monday, March 11, 2013 : .....public interest by improving governance and bringing greater accountability in the system, say retired bureaucrats who have held key positions in the government.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : A 10-day old girl in Rajkot has become one of the youngest Permanent Account Number card holders in the country.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : Stating that a sexual act between a man and his wife who is more than 15 years old does not amount to rape, a trial court has acquitted a youth of raping and kidnapping a minor. The court also termed their marriage valid.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : Deprieved of electricity since cyclone Phailin hit Odisha about 3 weeks ago, slum dwellers of this coastal town in the worst-hit Ganjam district are celebrating Diwali with solar lights.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court has said that even after retirement from service, an employee cannot escape the recovery of the excess amount that is credited due to an error in salary calculations.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : The success of Indian multi-culturalism is an example for the whole world to establish a peaceful and harmonious society, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : Lighting up their own lives, 100 widows ostracised by the society will celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan. Helping them get over the social stigma is Sulabh International and Meera Sahabhagini Ashram.



Monday, March 11, 2013 : Delhi CM Shiela Dikshit said the onion prices in the national capital would come down after Diwali as new stocks were all set to arrive by next week.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : US president Barack Obama has wished Indians a Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : An employer cannot question what his employee does inside a closed room, observed Bombay High Court recently while restraining State Bank of India from filling a top executive level position.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : The Delhi High Court commenced hearing final arguments in the trial court's reference to it for confirmation of death sentence awarded to 4 convicts in December 16 gangrape case.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : The US authorities are believed to be scrutinising the hiring practices of banking giant JP Morgan Chase in India, South Korea and Singapore.....



Monday, February 11, 2013 : ......following a probe into its activities in China regarding hiring children of powerful officials to win lucrative business deals.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : In a scathing attack on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, senior BJP leader and former minister Giriraj Singh said the JD(U) leader was quarreling with Narendra Modi out of jealousy and called him a dehati aurat (rural woman).



Monday, February 11, 2013 : Alleging break down of law and order, dissident Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Somen Mitra announced he would quit the party and return to the Congress.



Monday, February 11, 2013 : Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan turns 48 today (November 2).



Friday, January 11, 2013 : 3 Indian enterprises are among 34 awarded by the United Nations for their contribution in promoting sustainable development.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : Search giant Google announced the 4 winners of its Impact Challenge in India competition, which asked Indian non-profit organisations to show how technology can positively impact India and the World.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : India and Australia will hold the third round of talks in the last week of November to expedite negotiations for finalising a civil nuclear cooperation pact.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : Security concerns, heavy discounts, abundant choices and rising fuel prices are some of the reasons why many Internet savvy Indians have shifted to online shopping this Diwali, says an Assocham survey.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : The Supreme Court upheld the appointment of UK Sinha as SEBI chairman, saying it was done by the govt fairly and in accordance with the procedure of the law.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : The RBI move to open a special window to attract NRI dollar deposits into India, combined with the strengthening of the US dollar against.....



Friday, January 11, 2013 : .....Indian rupee, has led to increased NRI remittances into the country during the past few months, which is now nearing a record high level.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi has expanded his cabinet team today (November 1). The cabinet includes 6 new Ministers of State in his team.



Friday, January 11, 2013 : CPM said the group of 14 political parties is likely to get enlarged significantly in the future.



Tuesday, August 21, 2012 : Opposition targets PM in coal-gate issue : Parliament adjorned.



Tuesday, August 21, 2012 : North-West exodus dwindles in Tamilnadu & Karnataka.



Tuesday, August 21, 2012 : Sangma moves to SC against recent Presidential election.



 










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