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  • CAT extends stay on appointment of forensic head in AIIMS July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Wednesday extended its stay on the appointment of new head in the forensic medicine department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the wake of the Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row. A bench of members Ashok Kumar and Raj Vir Sharma...
  • Rajasthan government to begin with the repair of Indira Gandhi canal soon July 25, 2014

    Recruitment of 314 junior engineers, repairing of Indira Gandhi canal, efforts to increase water inflow to Pushkar lake in Ajmer are among the slew of promises made on Saturday by the Rajasthan government in the state Assembly. Water Resources Minister Sanwarlal Jat also assured the House that the government would make...
  • Rajasthan gears up for season of fairs and festivals July 13, 2014

    It's that time of the year again, and Rajasthan is gearing up for a series of annual fairs and festivals that draw a large number of visitors from across the state as well as the country and abroad. From last week of this month till the year end, Rajasthan will play...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy: Dr Gupta indulging in 'publicity gimmick', says AIIMS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressured over senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy. AIIMS said that...
  • Have full faith in judiciary: AIIMS Forensic Department HOD Sudhir Gupta July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The AIIMS Forensic Department Head Sudhir Gupta has expressed full faith in the judiciary ahead of that Central Administrative Tribunal hearing into his plea to continue as the Head of the Department. "I am unbiased and impartial only for the truth. I have full faith in the judiciary,"...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death case: Dr Sudhir Gupta hits out at Gulam Nabi Azad July 6, 2014

    In the latest controversy over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. The Head of the Forensic Department of AIIMS Dr Sudhir Gupta who had made allegations of having been pressurised into giving a tailor made report has hit back at Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. "I am not saddened. He may...
  • My duty is to pursue the truth in Sunanda autopsy case: Sudhir Gupta July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS Forensic Department head Sudhir Gupta, who is in the centre of a controversy over the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, on Saturday said his duty was to pursue the truth in the case. Gupta said he would soon interact with the media, as per lawful procedure, to clarify...
  • Watch: Subramanian Swamy speaks on Sunanda Pushkar's 'murder' July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress MP Sunanda Pushkar's death earlier this year is confident that the entrepreneur was murdered. ...
  • Did not tamper Sunanda Pushkar's postmortem report: Ghulam Nabi Azad July 5, 2014

    News Delhi: Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has refuted charges of his alleged involvement in the tampering of postmortem report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Congress leader instead questioned the credibility of Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of AIIMS Forensic Department who alleged that he was...
  • Delhi Police awaiting final autopsy report in Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is waiting for the final autopsy report from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) before proceeding in the investigation of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of the former union minister Shashi Tharoor. According to police sources, a Delhi Police team which was formed...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: ISIS shifts Indian nurses to different location in Iraq July 3, 2014

    All the Indian nurses have been moved by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from Tikrit to an unknown location in Iraq. All the 46 nurses who have been moved are from Kerala. ...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks CBI investigation into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In another twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI investigation into the case. Swamy linked the death of Sunanda Pushkar with the alleged IPL money laundering row. Swamy said that if a SIT under...
  • Sunanda Pushkar probe: Congress dismisses allegations of pressuring Dr Sudhir Gupta July 3, 2014

    The Congress has dismissed allegations that there was pressure from the UPA government on AIIMS doctor Dr Sudhir Gupta to change the autopsy report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. "Different kinds of statements are being made. AIIMS official has said there was no pressure from the UPA...
  • AIIMS doctor sticks to his report on Sunanda Pushkar, says not afraid of any action July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A defiant Dr Sudhir Gupta, AIIMS Forensic Department head, has said that he stands by his autopsy report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. Dr Gupta has said that he is not afraid of any action that could be taken against him. He has said that if...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • New twist in Sunanda Tharoor death probe: Facts concealed or internal AIIMS politics at play? July 2, 2014

    AIIMS has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. ...
  • AIIMS denies allegations by doctor over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a fresh new twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, the head of AIIMS' forensic department who conducted her post mortem claimed that he was pressurised to change the autopsy report a claim that AIIMS has flatly rejected. The lead doctor, Sudhir Gupta alleged interference from Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • No pressure on Dr Sudhir on Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report, says AIIMS July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. AIIMS officials claimed that there was no pressure from the institute on Dr Sudhir Gupta to amend Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • Sunanda's autopsy: Harsh Vardhan asks for report on doctor's claims July 2, 2014

    AIIMS forensic department head Dr Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was forced to say that Sunanda Pushkar's death was natural. Seeking details of the case, the Health Minister said, "I have asked the director of AIIMS to send me a detailed report in this matter." he also added that...
  • Tharoor says always backed a thorough probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has spoken out on the row surrounding his late wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. He has said that he has given his full cooperation in the investigation of the case and has always requested for a thorough probe into his wife's death. "Upon the tragic...
  • AIIMS denies charges by doctor over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS has denied the claims of the head of its forensic department Dr Sudhir Gupta that due to vested interests, he was forced to say the death of Sunanda Pushkar was "natural". The hospital authorities have termed the allegations as false and fabricated. A meeting of the officials...
  • Controversy over his wife's mysterious death haunts Tharoor again July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is not new to controversies. Former UN diplomat and a celebrated author Shashi Tharoor's candidature from Thiruvananthapuram in 2009 had led to a huge controversy in Kerala. The local Congress leaders were against an 'outsider' like Tharoor contesting from...
  • Was forced to say Sunanda Pushkar's death was natural, claims AIIMS doctor July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The head of the AIIMS forensic department Dr Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was forced to say that the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's late wife, was "natural". In a statement, Dr Gupta has said that there is a malafide agenda to oust him...
  • Subramanian Swamy flays 'The Economist' for editorial against Narendra Modi April 6, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday took strong exception to an editorial by London-based 'The Economist' magazine against Narendra Modi, terming it an attempt to "interfere into India's internal affairs". The External Affairs Ministry should immediately take up the matter with British High Commission and seek an explanation since "the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning March 24, 2014

    Even after two months, there is no headway in the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The viscera report is inconclusive, but rules out poisoning. It says she was on anti-depressants, but doesn't attribute her death to an overdose. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report inconclusive but rules out poisoning March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The mystery behind Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's continues as the viscera report has ruled out poisoning as the cause of the entrepreneur's death, say sources. The viscera report majorly remains inconclusive and does not unravel the mystery behind the death. It says she was on...
  • Will approach EC against those dragging Sunanda's name in polls: Tharoor March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he will approach the Election Commission against parties trying to drag in the case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death. "This is unforgivable. It's bad enough that some of these people didn't have the human decency to mourn with me at...
  • Shashi Tharoor tweets remembering Sunanda February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A month after Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a hotel room, Tharoor the Union Minister on Monday tweeted recalling her death and thanking those who have stood by him in the hour of grief. "A month today since Sunanda left us. Thanks to...