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Action against NDTV taken as per due process of law: CBI

The statement comes in the wake of media organisations, including Editors Guild of India, expressing concern over the CBI raids on the offices of NDTV and its promoters.

published : 06 Jun 2017

Open to suggestions against cattle slaughter ban, says Centre

AMIDST growing controversy over recent cattle slaughter notification, the government on Sunday said it is open to review suggestions submitted by stakeholders against the ban on sale or purchase of ca

published : 05 Jun 2017

No political interference in NDTV raids: Venkaiah Naidu

The officials were doing their duty and there is no political interference in this, he said, adding that media was free and independent in the country.

published : 05 Jun 2017

CBI searches Prannoy Roy's home, NDTV calls it 'witch-hunt'

The raids, conducted across Delhi, Dehradun and Mussoorie, were based on allegations that Prannoy Roy had caused a wrongful loss of Rs 48 crore to ICICI Bank.

published : 05 Jun 2017

Sushil Modi fires another salvo at Bihar minister Tej Pratap Yadav

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today claimed that the RJD chief's elder son and Bihar minister Tej Pratap Yadav has purchased a new car worth Rs 37 lakh on the advice of his astrologers.

published : 03 Jun 2017

India, France to deepen cooperation to tackle terrorism

Modi said India and France enjoy deep-rooted ties and the two nations have been working together for a very long time.

published : 03 Jun 2017

Rajasthan cops turn handicraft sellers to track CBI's most wanted 'Maa' aka Indira Bishnoi from hideout in MP

A three-member team of Rajasthan ATS, headed by an inspector dressed up in traditional Rajasthani sartorial (turbans, dhotis and mojris) to pose as traditional Rajasthani handicrafts sellers.

published : 03 Jun 2017

Woman mastermind of ANM Bhanwari Devi murder nabbed from MP after six-years

The CBI has so far filed three charge sheets against 17 accused including Maderna and former Congress MLA Malkhan Singh.

published : 03 Jun 2017

RJD Leader Mohammad Shahabuddin refuses to undergo lie detector test

The agency will inform the special court in Muzzafarpur court about the development.     

published : 02 Jun 2017

Human shield case: NHRC seeks action taken report from Defence Ministry

The complaint was filed by a Bhubaneswar-based activist, who alleged that the Army had violated the law by tying a man to a jeep and using him as a "human shield" against stonepelting in JK.

published : 01 Jun 2017

UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini KR of Karnataka tops

The written exam for the civil services exam was held in December 2016 followed by interviews for personality test between March and May this year. 

published : 31 May 2017

While the West quits, developing world goes up in smoke

This imbalance, studies have found, is a direct result of tobacco companies turning to developing and less developed countries to shore up their sales.

published : 31 May 2017

Cough, cough: Women smokers have come a long way baby

The percentage of female smokers above the age of 15 years has shown no difference from 1980 to 2012, but India has the second largest number of female smokers just behind USA.

published : 31 May 2017

Link Aadhaar with PAN using SMS: I-T department

The link requires a person to punch in his PAN number, Aadhaar number and the exact name as given in the Aadhaar card.

published : 31 May 2017

Do e-cigarettes really help?

The jury’s out on whether e-cigarettes are really the gateway out of smoking addiction.

published : 30 May 2017