CBI contests claims of helping corruption case accused

Refuting claims that an accused was favoured by its top brass, CBI on Thursday said no attempt had been made by its functionaries to provide any "help" to any of the accused in the alleged corruption case involving Emaar and Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation.

Congress has no right to talk about black money: BJP

BJP on Thursday accused Congress of making "all-out efforts" even till its last days of power to oppose the constitution of SIT to investigate black money cases and said the Opposition party now has no moral right to talk about it as it failed to take any steps in this regard.

HC seeks Delhi govt reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children.

Congress slams Jaitley for remarks on CAG

Police authorities on Thursday ordered a probe into picture posts of the Jammu-Kathua range DIG by his son bragging about "king size" life and privileges given by the government to his father.

Gogoi threatens to stop ONGC ops in Assam

Peeved over lesser prices offered by ONGC to Assam than Gujarat for crude oil, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday threatened to take "strong steps" like halting operations of the energy giant in his state for doing such "great injustice".

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of 3325 victims

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

Compensation to victims of violence hiked to Rs 5 lakh

Citizens who suffer communal, terrorist or Maoist violence would now get a compensation of Rs. 5 lakh, a home ministry statement said Thursday.

Clean India: Modi praises leading citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday lauded the efforts of actor Amitabh Bachchan and other leading citizens for giving a boss to the Clean India Campaign.

India, Oman sign agreement on legal cooperation against crime

India and Oman Wednesday signed an agreement on legal and judicial cooperation in criminal matters and anti-terrorism.

Social reformation needed to address crimes against women: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "alarming" crimes against women in the capital taking place inside homes and the accused in majority of these cases being near relatives and acquaintances of the victims and said the situation "calls for a social reformation".

Rajnath visiting Israel from Nov 5

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is visiting Israel from Nov 5 during which some key agreements on homeland security are expected to be signed by the two countries.

India failed to prosecute anti-Sikh riot perpetrators: HRW

India has failed in punishing those responsible for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and it reflects the country's "weak efforts" to fight communal violence, an international human rights advocacy group said Wednesday.

Prez Pranab asks NITs to get more involved with society

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday asked the NITs to get more involved with society and suggested they closely work with villages to transform them.

Nagaland CM meets PM Modi

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.

India unearths Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen's suspected plot to assassinate Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
India unearths Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen's suspected plot to assassinate Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

In what can put PM security in Bangladesh on alert, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday revealed that it has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and carry out a coup.

Midnight raid: Ex-minister Bharti seeks FIR against 'erring' cops

Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti Monday filed a plea seeking further investigation and registration of a first information report against erring officials, accusing them of bias in the probe into the Jan 16 midnight raid on a Delhi house.

BJP to launch membership drive from November 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first BJP leader to have his party membership renewed through a mobile text message, a first of its kind of measure introduced by the organisation, as it launches its membership drive from November 1.

Congress demands resignation of Rajnath, Jung over Trilokpuri violence

Congress on Monday demanded the resignation of Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over communal violence in Trilokpuri in East Delhi and alleged there was a systematic pattern and attempt to polarise ahead of possible assembly polls in Delhi.

BJP MP dubs Congress minister's resignation a 'political drama'

Terming as "political drama" the resignation of Congress minister Sham Lal Sharma, Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief on Monday said Congress has lost its ground in the state.

Declare flood in J&K a national calamity: CPI(M)

Terming the Centre's flood relief package to Jammu and Kashmir as "insufficient", CPI(M) on Monday asked the government to declare the devastation a 'national calamity' and come out with a more comprehensive package for the people there.