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  • Haryana IAS officer says Hooda flouted rules to appoint top officials Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 Comic-Con 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 3 days ago

    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 Comic-Con 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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Odisha reviews preparedness to tackle flood July 23, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: With water level rising in several Odisha rivers following incessant rains and a forecast of more rains due to a depression, the state government reviewed preparedness to deal with possible flood. "There is a possibility of flood in Keonjhar, Jajpur and Bhadrak districts. All arrangements are being made to deal...
  • Bangalore rape: Will collect information; investigate and prosecute, says Police Commissioner July 22, 2014

    Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy on Monday said that the police will take a look at all the evidences in 6-year-old minor's rape case and will find clues, collect information, investigate and then prosecute. "I would request the public to not panic and co-operate with us," he said. ...
  • Watch: Detective James Gordon asks Bruce Wayne to 'be strong' after his parents are shot, in this moving teaser for 'Gotham' July 9, 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. In this latest teaser for 'Gotham', Detective James Gordon consoles young Bruce Wayne, whose parents have just been shot by...
  • Making big people accountable to law sent a positive message: CVC July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Holding powerful people accountable to law in recent scams like 2G and CWG has sent a positive message that the high and mighty cannot get away with any wrongdoings, Central Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar said on Monday. "I mentioned that a number of scams had caught the attention of public...
  • Preity Zinta meets Mumbai Police chief, provides names of more witnesses June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In the latest development in the Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia tiff, the Bollywood actress on Monday met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. Preity has given a fresh application giving more details of the three incidents mentioned in her earlier statements. She has also provided names of some more witnesses. Preity Zinta,...
  • The video of a drone delivering a pizza in Mumbai was a hoax, police say: reports June 19, 2014

    The Mumbai police have reported that a video clip of a drone delivering pizza from a Lower Parel outlet to a Worli high-rise was a stunt, the Mumbai Mirror said in a report published on Thursday. The N M Joshi Marg police had initiated an inquiry after a clip showing a...
  • Ensure smooth conduct of Uttarakhand panchayat polls: Election Commissioner June 12, 2014

    State Election Commissioner Subardhan has asked poll observers to conduct Panchayat elections scheduled to be held in Uttarakhand later this month objectively and with total transparency. At a meeting held with election observers in Dehradun on Wednesday, the state election commissioner said they play an important role during elections and asked...
  • CMRS completes Jaipur metro safety audit June 12, 2014

    Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety has completed "safety audit" of coaches of Jaipur metro on its first phase which is likely to begin operation by August end, an official said on Thursday. "A physical inspection of metro coaches running on track were audited on safety measures by a team of senior...
  • Angelina Jolie, UK's Hague, vow action against sexual violence in war June 11, 2014

    Reuters: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed on Tuesday to ensure the world's first summit on ending sexual violence in conflict resulted in practical action to punish those responsible and help victims. Up to 1,200 government ministers, military and judicial officials and activists from up to...
  • Dalit sisters' gangrape case: Bareilly Divisional Commissioner removed from post May 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday removed Bareilly Divisional Commissioner Ajay Kumar Singh from his post, placing him on the wait list, an official said here. "Singh has been put on the wait list and Secretary, Sports and Youth Welfare, K Ravindranayak has been posted in his place," he said. However, no reason...
  • LS polls: CEO seeks extra general observers for last phase in WB May 10, 2014

    The Election Commission has been requested by the CEO of West Bengal that one additional general observer be provided as a confidence building measure for each of the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies which would go to polls in the last phase on May 12. "CEO Sunil Gupta has sent a request...
  • Watch: First trailer of Fox's new series 'Gotham' shows the world of Batman, before Batman May 6, 2014

    Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers...
  • Narendra Modi fears strong RTI Commissioner and Lokayukta may land him behind bars: Rahul Gandhi May 5, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi on Monday charged Narendra Modi with having balked at appointing a RTI Commissioner and Lokayukta in Gujarat for fear of being booked for alleged irregularities in providing benefits to his favourite industrial group. "Modi tries to ensnare you with his claims of being an efficient chowkidar (watchman). You need...
  • EC reviews arrangements for 5th and 6th phase of LS polls in Bihar May 5, 2014

    Deputy Election Commissioner Alok Shukla on Sunday reviewed the arrangements for the fifth and sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Bihar to ensure smooth and incident-free voting. Shukla held a video conference with district magistrates and superintendents of police of the respective constituencies and passed on necessary directions of the...
  • Action sought against Jharkhand police officers in connection with a Maoist ambush May 1, 2014

    Jharkhand Police have recommended the suspension of the Dumka district police superintendent and action against the deputy commissioner for negligence of duty in connection with a Maoist ambush that left eight members of a polling team dead. Eight people, including five security personnel and three polling staff, were killed and five...
  • British HC visits polling centres in Lucknow, Rae Bareli April 30, 2014

    British High Commissioner to India James David Bevan on Wednesday visited Lucknow and Rae Bareli and met candidates to know closely about the general election process in the country. According to official sources, Bevan, who reached Lucknow in the morning, visited several polling centres. He later visited the Election Commission office...
  • SC clears deck for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the deck for declaration of result of Rajasthan Cricket Association elections and asked the poll observer to declare it on May 6. Brushing aside the objection of BCCI which is expecting that the result might go in favour of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, a...
  • Feel encouraged by Modi's criticism of Giriraj: Pak High Commissioner April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has found a new admirer. Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday said that he felt "encouraged" by the statements of the BJP strongman on television. Basit was addressing a press conference when he was asked how he felt about the statements made by BJP leader...
  • UK High Commissioner visits booths to see democracy in action April 18, 2014

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan on Thursday visited polling stations in Patna and neighbouring areas to witness the election process. "The British High Commissioner visited many polling stations in Patna Sahib and Patliputra Parliamentary seats which witnessed voting today," Mainak De, Eastern India head of Political Press and Public...
  • British envoy visits Nagpur to experience Indian elections April 10, 2014

    British High Commissioner Sir James David Bevan on Thursday visited Nagpur to witness the polling process in Naxal-hit Vidarbha region during the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra. "I am here to observe the wonderful experience of polling in the world's largest democracy and enjoying it," the senior diplomat...
  • Don't want security but attacks should be probed: Kejriwal April 9, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said, "I met the Police Commissioner and asked him what was done in this case so far. He said that the statements of those who attacked me were recorded. I said recording statements won't help us identify who is the mastermind behind this. They...
  • MP Congress accuses BJP of cash distribution, moves CEC April 5, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress today filed a complaint with Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath, alleging that the ruling BJP was distributing cash through an NGO in the Bhind Lok Sabha constituency in the state. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, Satyadev Katare, also submitted some documents to substantiate...
  • We cannot ban opinion polls: Chief Election Commissioner March 30, 2014

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) VS Sampath said on Sunday said the Election Commission cannot ban opinion polls as parliament has already framed a law. "Parliament has framed a law and the exit poll has been under it. But there is no prohibition on opinion poll so we cannot ban it," he...
  • Rakesh Maria to continue as Mumbai Police Commissioner during LS polls March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday told the Maharashtra government that it doesn't have any problem if Rakesh Maria continues to be the Mumbai Police Commissioner during the general elections. This after a January 9, 2014 circular issued by the EC specified that government officials related to the election process,...
  • CEC holds review meeting with representatives of political parties March 21, 2014

    Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampat held a review meeting with representatives of different political parties in Lucknow on Thursday. Sampat along with other members of the commission arrived here today on a two-day visit to review preparations for the Lok Sabha elections, according to an official release. On the first day...
  • Any indiscipline by AAP, BJP will not be tolerated: EC HS Brahma March 6, 2014

    Election Commissioner HS Brahma talking exclusively to CNN-IBN has said the kind of indiscipline displayed by the AAP and the BJP on the streets of Delhi will not be tolerated. "EC will be issuing instructions to electoral officers on field in 35 states that issue of law and order be...