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Category: National News

Ex-IPS officer Bhatt arrested in 22-year-old drug planting case

PTI   AHMEDABAD Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested Wednesday by the Gujarat CID in connection…

CBI raids TN police chief, health minister in gutka scam

PTI   NEW DELHI Tamil Nadu’s top police official and Health Minister’s premises were among 40 places raided by the…

SC to hear plea seeking stay on Rafale deal next week

PTI   NEW DELHI The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear next week a plea seeking a stay on the…

Western Ghats: NGT restrains Goa, 5 other states from giving nod in eco-sensitive areas

PTI   NEW DELHI Noting that the ecology of the Western Ghats was under serious stress, the National Green Tribunal…

India, US to discuss crucial issues during Pompeo, Mattis visit

PTI   NEW DELHI A raft of key issues such as the US’ sanctions on import of Iranian crude oil,…

IAF’s MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Jodhpur, pilot ejects safely

PTI   JAIPUR A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in an agriculture field in Jodhpur’s Banad…

Student charged over anti-BJP slogans on flight gets bail

TUTICORIN A court here granted bail to a 28-year-old woman student Tuesday, a day after she was arrested for shouting…

Army personnel can’t be denied use of smartphones: Rawat

PTI   NEW DELHI Army personnel can’t be denied the use of smartphones, Army chief Bipin Rawat said Tuesday, underlining…

Rs 400 crore released to develop forward areas along global borders

PTI   NEW DELHI Nearly Rs 400 crore has been released by the Centre to 10 states, having international borders,…

CBI probe needed in organ transplant scam: PMK

IANS   CHENNAI Former Union Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Monday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau…