Teachers demand safety measures in institutions

The Coordination Committee of Associations of Teachers in Delhi (CCATD) Thursday expressed deep anguish over the drowning of 24 students in the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh.

Yogendra Yadav stands firm, says will not quit UGC

Noted political scientist Yogendra Yadav is set to face the axe from the University Grants Commission.

Centre rejects Maharashtra govt`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat

The Centre has reportedly rejected Maharashtra government`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat outfit.

Lawyers to go on relay hunger strike for HC bench in Agra

A group of lawyers from Agra and Aligarh have decided to start a relay hunger strike from Thursday.

Sri Lanka will like Manmohan Singh to participate in CHOGM meet: Peiris

Sri Lanka said it would like Manmohan Singh to attend the upcoming CHOGM meeting in Colombo despite opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu.

Withdraw Hamid Ansari`s anarchist remarks: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday demanded withdrawal of Rajya Sabha Chairperson Hamid Ansari`s "federation of anarchists" remark relating to the house.

2002 Gujarat riots: SIT relied on accused but not witnesses, says Jafri`s lawyer

The SIT, which probed Zakia Jafri`s accusation of complicity in facilitating the 2002 Gujarat riots against Narendra Modi and others, relied upon "the accused" but not the witnesses in its probe, her lawyer said on Monday.

CBI must probe Robert Vadra`s land deals: Congress

Rao Indrajit Singh, a Congress MP from Haryana, has called for a thorough probe into Robert Vadra`s alleged land deals.

Don`t want all powerful, unchecked CBI director: Centre to SC

The Centre opposed in Supreme Court the plea made by the Central Bureau of Investigation that its Director should get more powers.

HC directs CBI to investigate alleged irregularities

The Itanagar Bench of the Gauhati High Court has directed the CBI to investigate and register a case in the alleged irregularities by the board and others in respect to Trans-Arunachal Highway project.

Details of lunch hosted by Sonia to be withheld: CIC

The details of a lunch hosted by Sonia Gandhi at Ashoka Hotel in 2012 can be withheld from disclosure, the Central Information Commission has held.

Slain DSP`s wife to challenge CBI chargesheet

Parveen Azad, wife of slain DSP Zia-ul-Haq on Thursday said that she was not "satisfied" with the CBI`s supplementary chargesheet.

CAG slams Bihar govt for keeping funds open to market risks

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) criticised Bihar government for "imprudent" decision to invest Rs 268.71 crore of scheme in mutual fund without monitoring thus exposing scheme to market risks.

Poor implementation of MGNREGA in Bihar: CAG

MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from 1 to 7% during 2007-12, according to CAG report submitted to state assembly.

Ishrat case: Accused cops demand more documents from CBI

Two accused police officers, charge sheeted by CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, today sought copies of all previous statements of witnesses as recorded by the earlier probing agencies.

DSP murder case: Raja Bhaiya given clean chit by CBI

After CBI on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet giving former UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya a clean chit in connection with the murder of DSP Zia-ul Haq, the Kunda MLA said he had been framed in the conspiracy.

Digvijay seeks CBI probe into MP PMT scam, illegal drug trials

Digvijay Singh on Wednesday demanded probe by CBI into "illegal" clinical trials of drugs in Madhya Pradesh and the "scam" in the Pre-Medical Test conducted earlier this year by the state Professional Examination Board (MPPEB).

Ishrat Jahan case: Court rejects CBI plea to send Pandey in judicial custody

A CBI court on Wednesday rejected an application of the Central Bureau of Investigation seeking judicial custody of Additional DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case.

CBI court orders to frame charges against Justice Nirmal Yadav

A special CBI court here on Wednesday ordered to frame charges against former Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge, Justice (retd) Nirmal Yadav for her alleged involvement in the 2008 cash-at-judge`s door case.

VHP demands CBI probe into J&K stone-pelting, firing incidents

Urging the Jammu and Kashmir government to grant Rs 10 lakh compensation and job to family members of Amarnath pilgrim killed in stone-pelting in Kashmir, VHP on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

DGCA begins probe into JetLite plane engine failure

Aviation regulator DGCA has initiated a preliminary investigation into the JetLite plane engine failure, which led to an emergency landing of the aircraft at the city airport here, sources said.

HC issues to EC and others on wrong information by minister

Justice Sharma after hearing the petition issued notice to all the respondents and fixed the next hearing of the case on August 19.

Tandoor case: SC starts hearing on plea of death row convict

Sushil Sharma was convicted for murdering his wife and then disposing of her body by burning it in a tandoor.

Biker shot by Delhi Police cremated, family demands CBI probe

Karan Pandey, the 19-year-old youth who was shot dead by Delhi police in an alleged attempt to stop stunt bikers from performing risky stunts in the high-security New Delhi area was cremated on Tuesday amid demands of a CBI inquiry into the case by his mother.

CSIR to conduct tests on mid-day meals

Centre has engaged the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to randomly test samples of food served as part of the mid-day meal scheme.

Puducherry lost chance to get power at reasonable cost: CAG

The CAG has rapped the Puducherry government and PIPDIC, a government undertaking, for losing an opportunity to get power at a reasonable cost.

HC seeks reply from Environment Ministry on PIL against Varanasi project

Allahabad High Court sought reply from Union Ministry for Environment and Varanasi Jal Nigam on petition challenging proposed beautification of "Assi Ghat", fabled pilgrimage and tourist spot.

Act in accordance with SC order on KNPP protestors: HC to govt

Madras HC directed Tamil Nadu govt to act in accordance with the direction 14 of SC order of May six on Kundankulam.

Illegal mining case: Goa govt files complaint with Lokayukta

Goa government has filed a complaint with the Lokayukta in connection with the illegal mining in the state requesting the ombudsman to investigate the financial losses faced due to this alleged scam.

1,300 police officers promoted in Punjab

Punjab government on Monday promoted around 1,300 police officers for their exemplary performance.