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  • UN rights chief urges Britain to combat tabloid hate speech 3 days ago

    Geneva: The UN's rights chief on Friday urged Britain to crack down on tabloid newspapers inciting racial hatred after a columnist for The Sun called migrants "cockroaches". In a hard-hitting statement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Zeid Ra'ad Al Husein said Katie Hopkins had used language similar to that employed by...
  • Supreme Court Secretary General impleaded in plea for information on district judges April 16, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday impleaded the Secretary General of the Supreme Court in a writ petition seeking information under the RTI Act on the appointment of 23 district judges in Tamil Nadu. Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice S Manikumar, admitting the petition filed by...
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan receives threat email, Cyber Crime Investigation Cell launches probe April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has received a threat message on his email ID. According to Mumbai Police sources, the email was sent from a Gmail id. RBI officials have alerted the office of the Joint Commissioner, Crime Branch. The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has launched a probe...
  • Railways Police Commissioner warns of 26/11 like attack in Mumbai, IB issues alert April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: There is a possibility of another 26/11 like attack in Mumbai in the next 2-3 months according to the Intelligence Bureau which issued an alert for the city after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike. The Railways Police Commissioner letter...
  • Nasim Zaidi appointed next Chief Election Commissioner April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Thursday was appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner. President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared his appointment, a Law Ministry statement said. He will assume charge with effect from April 19, after the incumbent Hari Shankar Brahma demits office on April...
  • Delhi HC raps Centre for failing to appoint Chief Information Commissioner April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Centre on issue of appointment of a Chief Information Commissioner. The posts of the Chief Information Commissioner and three information commissioners are lying vacant for nearly a year. While rapping the Centre, the High Court bench of Chief...
  • Delhi governmenmt to reply on plea against ban of chewable tobacco April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30. Justice Rajiv Shakdher issued notice to Food Safety Commissioner of the Delhi government while restraining it from taking any...
  • Abdul Basit's meeting with Kashmiri leaders evoke sharp reaction March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit's meetings with Kashmiri separatists and subsequent National Day celebrations invitation to them evoked sharp reaction on Monday from political leaders. "If anyone doesn't believe in Indian Constitution, then why should anyone talk to them?," said Congress leader Digvijay Singh. Another party leader and former Union...
  • UK court asks Pakistan to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fee March 22, 2015

    London: In a setback to Pakistan, a UK court has directed it to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fees in the 67-year-old Hyderabad Funds case involving the Nizam's money while terming Pakistan's behaviour as "unreasonable". Holding that Pakistan has no "sovereign immunity" in the case, the Judge ordered...
  • National Human Rights Commission issues notices to HRD Ministry and Delhi Police March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notices to HRD ministry and Delhi Police in connection with the incident where the boundary wall of the Kendriya Vidyalaya collapsed in central Delhi's Gole Market killing one person and injuring three others. According to an official statement released on Thursday, the...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi still in detention: Pak High Commissioner March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Affirming that 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi "was not released and still in detention", Pakistan's High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit on Wednesday gave assurance that the country's judiciary would take action against him. "I want to tell you that Mr Lakhvi has not been released, he was...
  • BJP alleges Digvijaya Singh took money from MP builder, Congess denies March 15, 2015

    Bhopal: The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has alleged that Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh took crores of rupees from a local builder in lieu of granting undue favours to him when his party was in power in the state. However, the Congress has denied the charges. MP BJP unit president...
  • India must not interfere in Nasheed arrest case, says Maldives High Commissioner February 24, 2015

    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 February 23, 2015

    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...