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  • India must not interfere in Nasheed arrest case, says Maldives High Commissioner 4 days ago

    Dramatic scenes in Maldives were witnessed where former President Mohammad Nasheed was arrested on terror charges. He was dragged into the court after he resisted police attempts to stop him from speaking to journalists. However, when India expressed concern over manhandling of the former President, the Maldives High Commissioner said...
  • India concerned at former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed's arrest and manhandling 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after the former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was arrested on a terror charge, India on Monday expressed concern at his arrest and manhandling. Nasheed, the leader of opposition and chief of Maldivian Democratic Party, was dragged in the court by the police for the hearing in the...
  • Vishnu Prakash appointed India's High Commissioner to Canada February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior diplomat Vishnu Prakash was on Thursday appointed India's next High Commissioner to Canada. A 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Prakash is currently posted as India's Ambassador to South Korea. The government has also appointed 1979-batch IFS officer Ajit Kumar as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United...
  • Delhi-Lucknow double decker train to be launched soon February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The much awaited AC double-decker train between New Delhi and Lucknow will be launched shortly as the clearnce for its operation has been obtained. "We have got the clearance from Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS) for the double-decker train for Lucknow," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in New Delhi on...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: Shashi Tharoor likely to be summoned again by SIT, says Delhi Police chief February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be summoned again by the Delhi Police in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Delhi Police is likely to examine him following the interrogation of Pushkar's son Shiv Menon. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said...
  • Police allow AAP candidate Naresh Balyan to appear for interrogation after Delhi elections February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Naresh Baliyan will be interrogated by the Delhi Police crime branch after Delhi elections in connection with liquor found at a warehouse owned by him. Delhi Police had said Balyan had to join the probe otherwise they will take legal action in the recovery...
  • Hypocrisy thy name is BJP: Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi January 17, 2015

    "Those who did not fulfill their dream of becoming Police Commissioner want to be CM, hypocrisy thy name is BJP," says Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said. ...
  • HS Brahma appointed new Chief Election Commissioner; will assume charge on Friday January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has appointed HS Brahma as the next Chief Election Commissioner in place of VS Sampath who demits office on Thursday. The appointment of Brahma has been made keeping with the convention of elevating the senior-most Election Commissioner as the CEC, a recommendation the Law Ministry had made...
  • HS Brahma may be the next Chief Election Commissioner January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Government may be all set to appoint Election Commissioner HS Brahma as the next Chief Election Commissioner in place of VS Sampath who demits office on Thursday. If Brahma is elevated, then it will be in keeping with the convention of elevating the senior-most Election Commissioner as the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: War of words between husband Shashi Tharoor, Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Sunanda Pushkar murder case took an ugly turn on Tuesday with BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor indulging in a war of words. While Swamy clearly stated that Sunanda's husband Tharoor was a part of the murder conspiracy, the former Union minister hit back...
  • Shashi Tharoor writes to Delhi Police Commissioner claiming errors in Sunanda Pushkar death probe January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's husband and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has written a fresh letter to Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi claiming errors in the investigation into his wife's death. According to sources, Tharoor has questioned omissions by the Police in the death inquiry so far. Reportedly, the letter was...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi sent to 14-day judicial custody till January 15 January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Lashkar-e-Toiba operative and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has been sent to 14 days' judicial custody. He will now be produced on January 15. This comes after Pakistan government moved the Supreme Court earlier on Thursday protesting the detention suspension order issued by the Islamabad high court. Lakhvi was...
  • After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi to star in Shaji Kailas' next action flick December 29, 2014

    After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi is ready to play another action avatar. This film will be directed by Shaji Kailas, who's earlier worked with Gopi in over 15 films in the '90s. B Unnikrishnan, who has scripted the film, is reluctant to reveal other details of...
  • Odisha IAS officer arrested in recruitment scam November 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The anti-corruption vigilance wing arrested an IAS officer on the charge of irregularities in the recruitment of Revenue Inspectors and Amins when he was collector of Balangir district. Debraj Mishra, who was placed under suspension in September last after prime facie evidences were received against him, was arrested from...
  • Delhi Police fully dedicated to promoting national unity: Chief October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said that the force was "fully dedicated" to strengthening national unity and would work hard towards that goal by serving the people. On the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 139th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as 'National Unity Day', Bassi promised that...
  • MP: Lokayukta police recovers assets worth Rs 5 crore from assistant excise commissioner October 17, 2014

    Indore: Lokayukta Police on Friday recovered disproportionate assets worth Rs 5 crore from an Assistant Excise Commissioner in Madhya Pradesh. Gold and cash were recovered from Naval Jamod's premises in Dhar and Indore. A house and a plot in posh area in Indore were also attached. Jamod also allegedly owned a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 15, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Terminally ill boy becomes Hyderabad police chief for a day October 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ten-year-old Sadiq wanted to be police commissioner for a day and his wish was fulfilled by the Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy on Wednesday. Clad in khaki uniform with a cap, the terminally ill boy occupied the chair of the police commissioner while Mahender Reddy and other officers saluted him. The...
  • UPSC asked to withdraw proforma which demands photographs showing disability from applicants October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In an interim reprieve for the differently abled Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants, the Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disability has directed the commission to withdraw its proforma in which applicants had to provide photographs showing their disability as a proof. The order has been issued...
  • Ghaziabad: District administrators prepare list of tax evaders October 9, 2014

    Ghaziabad: District administration has prepared a list of top 217 tax evaders and in case of default in payment of arrears of their municipal taxes, it is planning to initiate stern action against them. After assuming the additional charge of Municipal Commissioner of Nagar Nigam Ghaziabad, District Magistrate Vimal Kumar...
  • Paid news should attract disqualification: VS Sampath September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Paid news should be made an electoral offence that attracts disqualification so that it acts as a deterrent, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Sunday suggested and said inadequacies in legal framework were not allowing the poll panel to effectively check this and other malpractices. He also said that...
  • SC raps Modi government over lack of transparency in the appointment of CVC September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over the procedure proposed by the government for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance and Vigilance Commissioners. The court has criticised the appointment procedure saying it lacks transparency. The apex court said that the lack of a transparent procedure will deprive...
  • Delhi Police transfers 19 ACPs September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday carried out transfers of 19 ACPs as part of a routine exercise. The exercise sees, among others, Additional Commissioner of Police Rajiv Kumar Midha, who was in charge of Patel Nagar (central district), being moved to the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) as ACP. Somender...
  • J&K: People living in the border areas have been alerted says Commissioner September 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Divisional Commissioner Shantmanu said that many people had been rescued from the flood affected areas. "All departments have been put on high alert. People living in the border areas have been alerted," said Shantmanu. ...
  • Saharanpur riots: Probe report blames government officials for failure to control situation August 26, 2014

    Saharanpur: The Commissioner of Meerut division, who probed Saharanpur riots that left three persons dead, has blamed government officials for failure to control situation, say sources. The Commissioner submitted an 85page report to the Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary Rakesh Bahadur on Tuesday. Violence had erupted in Kutubsher area of Saharanpur on July...
  • 5 DCs get notice for failing to utilise Central funds in Naxalhit districts August 8, 2014

    Deputy commissioners of five districts in Jharkhand have been served notices to explain their 'inability' to utilise additional central funds of Rs 30 crore for naxalaffected areas and 'failure' in submitting accounts properly. Serving the notices to deputy commissioners of naxalaffected Giridih, Simdega, East Singhbhum, Khunti and Garhwa districts, Development Commissioner...
  • Haryana IAS officer says Hooda flouted rules to appoint top officials July 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Adding more fuel to the controversy over appointment of the three Right to Service Commissioners and two Information Commissioners by the Haryana government, IAS officer Pradeep Kasni has alleged irregularities in the actions. On Sunday, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administered the oath of office to the commissioners despite...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 28, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 27, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: New promo of 'Gotham' urges the residents to report criminal activities to Gotham Chronicle, not the police July 24, 2014

    In the new promo of 'Gotham', an American superhero television series created by Bruno Heller, a newspaper, which talks about the most dangerous criminals who walk on the streets freely, asks the residents to not depend on law enforcement if they witness any criminal activity. Instead, they should report the...