The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sat, 07 May 2016 06:10:14 +0530 Sat, 07 May 2016 04:22:57 +0530 Nation 'They' Were Identified as Culprits by Italians: Modi Slams Congress The PM said to clarify that it is not his government that is trying to implicate the Gandhis in the AgustaWestland scam. Sat, 07 May 2016 03:58:02 +0530 AgustaWestland Chopper Deal: Sanjeev 'Admits' Scam Link The CBI has summoned middleman Christian Michel’s driver Narayan Bahadur for interrogation on Saturday. Sat, 07 May 2016 03:12:17 +0530 U-turn: MCI Okay with Separate Tests for Now Taking a U- turn, the Medical Council of India, which had opposed some States’ plea to conduct separate entrance tests for MBBS and BDS courses, told the Supreme Court on Friday that the colleges could be permitted to continue with their tests, “but only for this year”. Sat, 07 May 2016 03:10:17 +0530 NIA Seeks US Help to Track JeM Finances The NIA has sought help from the US to track and unearth the financial network of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar. Sat, 07 May 2016 03:09:02 +0530 Rafale Deal Not Done Yet, Negotiating to Reduce Price: Government He accused Congress of spreading rumours that the Rafale deal was being signed for USD 9 billion. Sat, 07 May 2016 00:07:14 +0530 Minister Babul Supriyo Injured in Road Accident Babul Supriyo rammed his bike, which he was riding, into Innova car on Friday night. Fri, 06 May 2016 23:37:42 +0530 Kanhaiya Kumar Calls Off Hunger Strike After Health Worsens Doctors have warned Kumar that there were chances of internal damage to organs if he continued with the fast. Fri, 06 May 2016 23:08:59 +0530 Former AIR Newsreader Surajit Sen Passes Away Sen first joined the army, but left it to become to join the news service division of AIR in 1947. Fri, 06 May 2016 23:05:28 +0530 Should Those Involved in Chopper Theft be Punished or Not?: Modi Modi dubbed the AgustaWestland deal a "chori" (theft) and indicated that the guilty, howsoever big, would not be spared. Fri, 06 May 2016 22:40:06 +0530 Won't Let AgustaWestland go the 'Bofors Way': Parrikar Congress top guns courted arrest at Jantar Mantar protesting against Modi government attack on democracy. Fri, 06 May 2016 22:24:47 +0530 Army Man Killed in Encounter With Militants Near LoC Sepoy Ramesh Chand Yadav sustained critical bullet injuries in an encounter with militants. Fri, 06 May 2016 22:12:31 +0530 Third Head of Ganga Mission in 2 Years This comes nearly 10 months after the post fell vacant due to shifting of his predecessor TVSN Prasad. Fri, 06 May 2016 20:42:50 +0530 Smriti Irani Rejects Demand for Waiving Off Punishment to Students HRD minister Smriti Irani today rejected a demand for waiving off rustication and other punishments meted out to students in universities, terming it a "Pandora's Box" and saying that these institutions have been granted autonomy to handle administrative matters. Fri, 06 May 2016 19:43:12 +0530 Anti-corruption Drive Not on Agenda on Grand Alliance: Sushil Modi BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today accused the grand alliance government of having lack of will to deal with corruption ever since RJD and Congress joined the ruling coalition saying, the anti-graft drive does not even figure in the seven pledges of Nitish Kumar. Fri, 06 May 2016 19:38:45 +0530 Maharashtra CM for Digitisation of Building Proposals To keep a tab on unauthorised constructions in the megapolis, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has suggested integration of digitisation of building proposals with satellite images.             Fri, 06 May 2016 19:36:03 +0530 Gurgaon Duo Top ISC Exam in Delhi-NCR, Girls Outperformed Gurgaon students Adya Joshi and Prithvir Bhalla shared the top position in in ISC (class XII) exams in the Delhi-NCR region with a score of 99 per cent.   Fri, 06 May 2016 19:20:29 +0530 14 Incidents of Ragging Reported in Medical Colleges in 2015-16 A total of 14 incidents of ragging have been reported in various medical colleges of the country in 2015-16 while there have been two deaths due to such incidents, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Fri, 06 May 2016 19:19:15 +0530 Toddler Dies Due to Alleged Negligence, Doctor Suspended A toddler died due to alleged negligence of a government doctor in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir following which he was suspended. Fri, 06 May 2016 19:17:09 +0530 No Evidence Modi Was Awarded a BA Degree by DU: AAP Referring to details of Narendra Modi's degree in a newspaper, Khetan said the information does not match the one available with Delhi University. Fri, 06 May 2016 18:41:16 +0530 Increase in Myopia Cases Among School Children Studies conducted on school going children in Delhi have shown an increase in prevalence of myopia due to decrease in outdoor activities and use of laptops and video games, Lok Sabha was informed today. Fri, 06 May 2016 18:35:38 +0530 Mehbooba Asks Students to Help Implement 'Odd-even' in J-K Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today sought cooperation of people of the state to cope with increased road traffic and called upon students to voluntarily help implement odd-even scheme, similar to the one in Delhi.           Fri, 06 May 2016 18:34:00 +0530 Somaiya Urges Centre to Confirm Scindia's Claim on Sonia Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday requested the central government to find out whether Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was correct in his claim that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's name does not figure in any of the authenticated documents related to the AgustaWestland bribery case. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:56:39 +0530 Vadra Joins Congress...on Posters! Posters showing Robert Vadra’s face along with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi herself and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi during the mega ‘Loktantra Bachao Yatra'  here has sparked rumours of the businessman finally dipping his toes in the murky waters of politics. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:54:55 +0530 All You Need to Know About Uttarakhand Constitutional Crisis Chronology of events relating to the Uttarakhand crisis in which the SC ordered floor test in the Assembly. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:43:26 +0530 Modi Government Trying to Dislodge Congress Governments: Manmohan Fri, 06 May 2016 17:15:17 +0530 Subrata Roy Gets 4 Weeks Parole for Mother's Last Rites The Supreme Court today directed release of jailed Sahara chief Subrata Roy on parole for four weeks to attend rituals following the death of his mother early this morning. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:02:19 +0530 Lalu, Mishra Appear in Court in Fodder Scam Case RJD President Lalu Prasad Yadav and former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra today appeared in a special CBI court here following its direction in connection with a multi-crore rupee fodder scam case. Fri, 06 May 2016 17:00:14 +0530 Consent for Unnatural Sex No Ground for Discharge: Court A Delhi court has said that prima facie the offence of unnatural sex is made out against a pilot who allegedly sexually assaulted his cabin crew, observing that consent is no ground for discharge. Fri, 06 May 2016 16:57:03 +0530 AugustaWestland Deal: SC Issues Notice to Centre, CBI The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre over a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking FIR against the people whose names have featured in the Italian Court’s order in connection with the Augustawestland VVIP chopper scam. Fri, 06 May 2016 15:55:03 +0530 Floor Test in Uttarakhand to be Held on May 10: Supreme Court The Supreme Court today ordered a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly on May 10 when sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat will seek a vote of confidence during which the nine disqualified Congress MLAs may be able to vote if the High Court permits them.           Fri, 06 May 2016 15:27:26 +0530 Five Lakh People Die of Cancer Annually in India: Government Cancer claims five lakh lives in India annually, government said in Lok Sabha today.        Fri, 06 May 2016 15:25:35 +0530 Child Birth Cost in Rural Government Hospitals is Rs 1,587: Nadda The average medical expenditure on a child birth in government hospitals in rural areas is just Rs 1,587 as against Rs 14,778 in private hospitals, Lok Sabha was told today.       Fri, 06 May 2016 15:23:41 +0530 UPA Government Did Everything to Help Agusta: Parrikar Parrikar narrated the sequence of events related to the contract and its subsequent cancellation. Fri, 06 May 2016 15:17:49 +0530 Kerala HC Seeks Government Statement on Progress of Jisha Murder Investigation Kerala HC directed state govt to file statement regarding the stages of investigation in Jisha rape and murder case. Fri, 06 May 2016 15:05:11 +0530 Centre Agrees to Floor Test in Uttarakhand Centre on Friday agreed to hold a floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly under the supervision of the SC. Fri, 06 May 2016 13:34:58 +0530 Toilets Missing in Special Train, Allege Security Forces Officials said the forces registered a complaint in this regard with the CRPF and the Election Commission. Fri, 06 May 2016 13:15:37 +0530 Jet Crew Member Injured in Brussels Terror Attack Returns Home Nidhi, who was injured in the Brussels airport bombings returned to Mumbai this morning. Fri, 06 May 2016 13:12:55 +0530 Speaker Angry at BJP MP for Saying Women Fear Flying MiG-21s BJP chief whip in LS Arjun Ram faced the Speaker's ire for saying that women are afraid of flying MiG-21s. Fri, 06 May 2016 13:04:44 +0530 Sonia Attacks Modi Government, Says 'Do Not Try to Frighten Us' 'Do not make the mistake of thinking that Congress is weak. We will not allow democratic institutions to be weakened...' Fri, 06 May 2016 13:00:47 +0530 SC to Hear Subrata Roy's Parole Plea at 2pm SC agreed to hear the plea of Sahara Chief seeking parole to perform cremation rites of his mother who passed away today. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:57:02 +0530 Court Says Possessing Beef No Crime, Upholds Slaughter Ban Bombay HC ruled, possession of beef slaughtered outside Maharashtra would not be a criminal offence. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:53:18 +0530 Centre Ready for CBI Probe in Law Student Rape, Murder: Rajnath The Centre is ready to conduct a CBI probe into the brutal rape and murder of a 30-year-old law student in Ernakulam district and the guilty will be punished, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:42:04 +0530 AgustaWestland Scam: CBI to Grill Tyagi’s Brothers Today’s-Brothers-Today/2016/05/06/article3418855.ece CBI summoned Former Air Chief SP Tyagi 's brothers in connection with the Rupees 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:36:59 +0530’s-Brothers-Today/2016/05/06/article3418855.ece Only Modi, Bhagwat Leading India: Rahul Rahul said: "Anyone who dares to speak against them (Modi and Bhagwat) are charged with false allegations." Fri, 06 May 2016 12:34:08 +0530 SC Issues Notice to Centre on AgustaWestland SC issued notice to center on a PIL seeking a FIR against people named in an Italian court judgement in the chopper deal. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:28:56 +0530 Media Asked Not to Touch Modi Degree Row: Kejriwal Kejriwal alleged that some media houses were asked not to touch the controversy over PM Modi's degree. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:27:04 +0530 Andhra Pradesh Minister Suffers Only Minor Injuries in Car Crash Andhra minister Kollu escaped with minor injuries when his car overturned near a toll gate at Kaja near Guntur on Friday. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:19:42 +0530 Teenage Lovers Commit Suicide They stayed at a guest house at Mookanurkadu and when they did not come for dinner, a worker found their bodies hanging. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:15:41 +0530 Power-hungry BJP Killing Democracy: Sonia BJP lust for power is increasing, thus they are killing the democratically-elected governments forcefully, Sonia said. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:14:48 +0530 SC to Hear Uttarakand Matter at 12 Noon Supreme Court will hear the centre's plea challenging the quashing of the proclamation imposing the President's Rule. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:14:05 +0530 12 People Held for Jisha's Murder in Kerala The latest two suspects to be nabbed includes a neighbour of the victim's family, a police official said on Friday. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:13:25 +0530 Amritsar Woman's E-mail Lands Uncle in Jail for 7 Years for Rape The victim, who was born in 1980, was left with her uncle by her mother for the purpose of her study. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:11:02 +0530 Here's How to Get ICSE, ISC Results Online and By SMS ICSE class 10 and ISC class 12 results are out know your score here. Fri, 06 May 2016 12:03:11 +0530 Overnight Showers Wreak Havoc in Hyderabad It's summer, but Hyderabad gets a taste of monsoon as overnight showers disrupts normalcy. Fri, 06 May 2016 11:38:18 +0530 CRPF Jawan Injured in Stray Missile Hit A CRPF jawan was injured after being hit by a stone chip flung by a passing train near Sonua station. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:54:47 +0530 Sahara Chief Subrata Roy's Mother Passes Away Subrata Roy has been in Tihar Jail for more than 2 years in relation with a dispute with markets regulator Sebi. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:39:54 +0530 Sonia Gandhi to Lead 'Loktantra Bachaao Yatra', BJP to Counter Protest The Congress president will lead the march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:39:19 +0530 Kerala: Three Arrested for Raping Nursing Student in Varkala 3 suspects have been arrested for raping a nursing student in an autorickshaw in Kerala's Varkala. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:33:56 +0530 Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav to Appear in CBI Court in Patna Today The case relates to withdrawal of 46 lakh Rs from treasuries in Bhagalpur, Banka by the Animal Husbandry dept. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:09:16 +0530 Uttarakhand Crisis: Centre to Apprise SC About Possibility of Floor Test Centre to apprise SC about the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand under the court's supervision. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:07:08 +0530 PM Modi to Address Rallies in Kerala and TN Today Modi will address rallies at Palakkad in Kerala and Hosur, Chennai in Tamil Nadu in ahead of May 16th assembly polls. Fri, 06 May 2016 09:04:32 +0530 Goa Minor Rape Case: Accused MLA's Wife Cries Political Vendetta Wife of Atanasio, accused of buying and raping a minor girl, backed her husband, alleges political vendetta. Fri, 06 May 2016 08:56:00 +0530 Amit Shah forms Panel to Look into Atrocities on Dalit Women Kerala is going to the polls and BJP is looking at consolidation of a section of Hindu votes to emerge as a force. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:34:39 +0530 Private Medical Colleges Cannot Hold Exams: SC The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre whether states should be allowed to hold their own exams. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:27:08 +0530 Business Exit Code Gets Nod; RBI Guv Loses Veto The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 with all amendments proposed by the Joint Committee of Parliament. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:25:32 +0530 Mission Lotus Bloom: Modi Asks Rajnath, Sushma to Spend Their Weekend in Kerala BJP’s chief strategist Amit Shah’s presence too has boosted the party workers’ confidence. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:23:40 +0530 Diesel Cab Ban will Hit BPOs: Government to SC The Centre on Thursday raised in the Supreme Court the issue of restriction put on plying of diesel-run taxis in Delhi and the National Capital Region. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:20:21 +0530 Khaitan 'Admits' to Receiving Money From Swiss Middlemen Gautam Khaitan, one of the accused, allegedly admitted before the CBI that he had received money from Swiss middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschkhe. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:18:40 +0530 Vice Admiral Lanba Next Navy Chief The government on Thursday appointed Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba as the next Navy Chief. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:18:00 +0530 CBI Summons Rawat for Questioning on Sting Video The CBI on Thursday summoned former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for questioning over the allegation made by rebel Congress leaders that he had tried to win their support with money. Fri, 06 May 2016 04:16:34 +0530 Wrong Map? that'd be Rs 100 Crore and 7 Years in Jail Law envisaged against backdrop of some social networks showing J&K, Arunachal in Pak, China; applicable to old maps too Fri, 06 May 2016 04:12:24 +0530 WATCH: Girl Forced to Unbutton Her Jeans in Front of BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj Once again Sakshi Maharaj landed in controversy where a viral video shows a young girl forced to unbutton her jeans. Fri, 06 May 2016 03:08:01 +0530 Medium Intensity Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand late tonight. Fri, 06 May 2016 02:48:02 +0530 112 Pilots Tested Positive for Alcohol From January 2013 Till April 28 As many as 112 pilots of various airlines tested positive for alcohol prior to the commencement of their flights from January 2013 till April 28. Fri, 06 May 2016 01:02:13 +0530 There Was no Conference on China in Dharamsala: MEA India said no conference had taken place in Dharamsala, which was widely reported to be an anti-Beijing congregation. Fri, 06 May 2016 00:55:53 +0530 Seven Dead as Thunderstorm Hits Kumbh Mela Site in Ujjain Seven people were killed and around 90 others injured when heavy rains accompanied by lightning and squall flattened makeshifts tents of pilgrims. Fri, 06 May 2016 00:51:31 +0530 Khaitan Accepted Receiving Payment From European Middlemen CBI claimed that former board member of Aeromatrix Gautam Khaitan has accepted taking payments from Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa Fri, 06 May 2016 00:44:05 +0530 Despite Severe Drought, Government Allocating Coal Blocks in Water Scarce Areas: RTI An RTI reply revealed that the government is allocating coal blocks in water scarce areas posing threat to water sources in central India. Thu, 05 May 2016 23:24:50 +0530 Make PM's Degree Details Public: Kejriwal Writes to Delhi University's VC Kejriwal has written a letter to the VC of DU asking that details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bachelor of Arts college degree. Thu, 05 May 2016 23:18:33 +0530 Kanhaiya Rushed to AIIMS, 5 JNU Students Withdraw From Hunger Strike Kumar, who is on an indefinite hunger strike, was taken to AIIMS after his health condition deteriorated. Thu, 05 May 2016 23:05:53 +0530 3 Arrested for Blackmailing Female Doctor Through Fake Matrimonial Profiles The accused blackmailed her over a period of two months through on matrimonial sites on the pretext of marriage. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:29:41 +0530 Mehbooba Praises India's Pluralism Describes JK a perfect match to India’s multiculturalism. Thu, 05 May 2016 21:27:57 +0530 Marines Case: India, Italy to Soon Approach SC Pursuant to a ruling by a UN tribunal, India and Italy will soon approach the Supreme Court for relaxation of bail conditions of Italian marine. Thu, 05 May 2016 20:07:12 +0530 PM Invites CMs of UP, Maharashtra, Karnataka to Discuss Drought Modi will take stock of the situation with regard to drought and water-scarcity that these states are facing. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:48:20 +0530 Woman Dies at Ujjain Ardh Kumbh After Pandal Collapses A woman was killed when winds and heavy rains destroyed temporary structures built here at the Ardh Kumbh Mela. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:40:37 +0530 CBI Establishes Genuineness of Sting Operation CD Involving Rawat According to sources, the CBI has been able to establish the genuineness of the sting operation after it spoke to one MLA. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:25:19 +0530 On Birthday, Khattar Shares Mid-day Meal With School Kids Khattar sat on the floor mat in one of the classrooms with other children to share the meal with them. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:21:24 +0530 China Releases First Translations of Rabindranath Tagore's Collective Works China today released the first ever Chinese translations of the collective works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:17:47 +0530 5 JNU Students Withdraw From Hunger Strike, Kanhaiya Critical Kanhaiya Kumar was taken to the JNU health centre in a semi-conscious state. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:06:04 +0530 Subramanian Swamy Under Congress Attack in RS Over Documents Ramesh alleged that the member was making "inunendos" on the basis of those papers. Kurien said he will get it examined. Thu, 05 May 2016 19:00:25 +0530 Centre Never Criticized UP Government on Dadri Incident: Rijiju Rijju said strongest advisories was issued at the time of the Dadri incident to safeguard communal harmony. Thu, 05 May 2016 17:16:42 +0530 India, Pakistan Finance Ministers Interact in German City The two ministers had a brief informal interaction when both were seen exchanging pleasantries in this German city.  Thu, 05 May 2016 17:13:24 +0530 Kejriwal Writes to DU VC, Asks Modi's Degree to be Uploaded on University Website Kejriwal's missive to VC Tyagi came a day after he accused DU of "refusing" to show Modi's degree. Thu, 05 May 2016 17:09:24 +0530 Tobacco Farmers, Retailers Protest 85 Percent Pictorial Warning Leaders of Federation of All India Farmer Associations alleged the policy was being implemented in an undemocratic manner. Thu, 05 May 2016 17:06:12 +0530 Centre, States Should Reach Understanding on Land Bill: Venkaiah Naidu According to Census figures, the slum population in 2001 was 5.2 crore which has increased to over 6.5 crore in 2011. Thu, 05 May 2016 16:58:11 +0530 Railways Denies Reports of Data Theft From IRCTC Website There is no hacking nor any leakage of IRCTC ticketing website and everything is safe, a Railway official said. Thu, 05 May 2016 16:44:55 +0530 Goa Minor Girl Rape Case: MLA Atanasio Appears Before State's Crime Branch Monserratte was out of the state when the FIR was lodged against him with Women's Police Station. Thu, 05 May 2016 16:37:46 +0530 RS Members Demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand Issue was raised that the ace hockey player has been overlooked for highest civilian award despite worldwide laurels. Thu, 05 May 2016 16:04:21 +0530 Subramanian Swamy Raises Ram Temple Issue in Rajya Sabha Swamy said that both the PM and the chief justice of India have spoken on the backlog of cases in SC. Thu, 05 May 2016 15:57:53 +0530 CBI Summons Uttarakhand Ex-CM Harish Rawat in Corruption Case Rawat has denied the allegation and called the video fake after it was released by the rebel Congress legislators. Thu, 05 May 2016 15:01:42 +0530