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  India   All India  24 Oct 2018

India, All india, 24 Oct 2018

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, Prashant Bhushan move SC, seek FIR in Rafale deal

They have sought direction to CBI to probe offences mentioned in their complaint in time-bound manner, submit periodic status reports to SC.

24 Oct 2018 9:07 PM

‘Undeclared emergency’: Stalin slams PM over CBI chief Verma’s removal

Stalin alleged that CBI may be used against Opposition during elections and help government on Rafale issue.

24 Oct 2018 8:17 PM

#MeToo: Kannada film director Ravi Srivatsa accused of sex harassment

Activist Ekta M also shared account of her close friend accusing screenwriter of popular contemporary movie of seeking sexual favours.

24 Oct 2018 7:31 PM

Decision to deprive me of powers as CBI chief 'illegal': Alok Verma to SC

The apex court has agreed to hear on October 26 the petition by Verma challenging the government's decision.

24 Oct 2018 6:57 PM

Boat carrying Maharashtra chief secy capsizes off Mumbai coast

The boat with 25 onboard capsized near Shivaji Smarak in Mumbai’s Nariman point; one died while remaining 24 were rescued.

24 Oct 2018 6:01 PM


Unocoin co-founder installs Bitcoin ATM kiosk in Bengaluru mall; arrested

Harish B V, 37, was arrested Tuesday; 2 laptops, mobile phone, device for cryptocurrencies and Rs 1.79 lakh cash were seized from him.

24 Oct 2018 5:27 PM

Former PhD scholar-turned-terrorist among 2 killed in encounter in J&K

Official said incriminating material besides arms and ammunition were recovered from encounter site.

24 Oct 2018 4:52 PM

Alok Verma did not cooperate with CVC, failed to produce records: Govt

Verma did not cooperate with the Central Vigilance Commission and defended its decision to send him on leave.

24 Oct 2018 4:30 PM

CBI chief Verma removed as he wanted to probe Rafale deal: Rahul

CBI Director Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana have been 'divested of all powers' amid an ongoing spat between them.

24 Oct 2018 2:54 PM

CBI has become BJP Bureau of Investigation: Mamata Banerjee

'CBI has now become so called BBI (BJP Bureau of Investigation) -- very unfortunate!' Mamata Banerjee tweeted.

24 Oct 2018 2:45 PM


Sabarimala temple board not to file report in SC on prevailing situation

Travancore Devaswom Board also said filing review petition against top court verdict right now has no relevance.

24 Oct 2018 2:33 PM

5 held for sexually assaulting, branding 14-yr-old TN girl with iron rod

Two men who accused the girl of stealing their mobile phone, tied her up to a tree and assaulted her.

24 Oct 2018 2:19 PM

Panic move, shoddy cover up: Oppn attacks govt after CBI chief, no. 2 sent on leave

There was no immediate comment either from the government or the ruling BJP on the allegations levelled by opposition parties.

24 Oct 2018 1:54 PM

CBI reshuffles team probing Asthana case, order issued in 'public interest'

Previous investigating officer, Deputy SP AK Bassi, has been shunted to Port Blair in 'public interest' with 'immediate effect'.

24 Oct 2018 1:47 PM

30-yr-old Tamil Nadu man arrested for suspected links with ISIS

Shafeek Ahamed, resident of Thanjavur, was arrested and produced before special court, which gave him 7 days remand to NIA.

24 Oct 2018 1:23 PM


Here's all you need to know about interim CBI chief M Nageswara Rao

Nageswara Rao, who hails from Warangal district in Telangana, is from the 1986 batch of Odisha cadre and supersedes Rakesh Asthana.

24 Oct 2018 12:55 PM

After Amritsar tragedy, railway police pitches for fencing tracks

Proposal was made during meeting of heads of GRP, which is state police force responsible for maintaining law and order in railways.

24 Oct 2018 12:28 PM

Got call from PM's office when objected to raise in MPs salaries: Varun Gandhi

'In the last 10 years, MPs have increased their salaries seven times just by raising their hands,' Varun Gandhi said.

24 Oct 2018 12:18 PM

CBI infighting LIVE updates: SC to hear Alok Verma's petition on Friday

Govt's order followed CVC's recommendation that CBI's warring top two be sent on compulsory wait, stripped of responsibilities.

24 Oct 2018 12:14 PM

Delhi journalist arrested after apology for remarks on Konark temple

Mitra had posted a video on his Twitter handle where he 'criticised Odisha, its people, Lord Jagannath, Konark temple and Odisha lawmakers.'

24 Oct 2018 12:09 PM