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August 19, 2017 7:46 am

Gorakhpur tragedy: In August 2014, 567 children died at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College and Hospital — approximately 19 per day.

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August 19, 2017 7:39 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi formed the task force last year in the aftermath of India’s disastrous Olympic campaign in Rio de Janeiro.

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August 19, 2017 8:24 am

Rajpur residents and state officials blame Verma for the deaths of the cows over the last week. But the BJP leader claims his party’s own government let him down by not releasing annual grants for maintaining such gaushalas in a state where cow slaughter is banned.

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August 19, 2017 7:38 am

Vasava said he received no further calls from Praful Patel after polling was completed. Praful Patel was not available for comment despite repeated attempts by The Indian Express.

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August 19, 2017 9:37 am

Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited, providing vocational training to women and selling pickles, allegedly pilfered funds from Bhagalpur district administration’s various accounts for at least half a dozen welfare schemes.

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August 19, 2017 9:35 am

Underlining his passion for technology, Vishal Sikka in his resignation letter to Infosys Ltd also mentioned a recent demonstration of AI capability where a bot built by the researchers at OpenAI defeated the world’s best players of DOTA2, a multiplayer online video game, after learning it from scratch.

August 19, 2017 8:31 am

India has also confirmed the incident at Pangong lake in Ladakh, where Indian and Chinese soldiers reportedly engaged in a scuffle, and said that this is “not in the interests of two sides” and that they should maintain “peace and tranquility”.

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August 19, 2017 7:33 am

In moves that raised issues of boardroom governance, the Infosys board of directors rallied behind Vishal Sikka and tore into chief founder N R Narayana Murthy, saying he forced the exit of the CEO with his “continuous assault”.

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August 19, 2017 8:11 am

Doklam standoff: On China’s claim about India’s role in the dispute, Japan has also conveyed that India is “involved” in this incident “based on bilateral agreements” with Bhutan.

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August 18, 2017 8:46 am

Election Commissioner O P Rawat’s remarks are significant against the backdrop of the political storm that raged at the time of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat.

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August 18, 2017 1:19 pm

As soon as a bench of Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud took up the matter for hearing, the counsel for the two officers told the court that they would step down today itself. The court recorded the submission.

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August 18, 2017 2:28 pm

Arvind Kejriwal, referring to The Indian Express report, tweeted saying “it pains me” that Delhi government was not being given land for mohalla clinics, and Delhi government’s “own land” was “not being allowed” for the purpose.

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August 18, 2017 4:15 am

Doctors at the hospital described the condition of the newborn and the mother, who was in the 36th week of her pregnancy, as “stable”. But they added that the rape victim’s parents had submitted a written representation disowning the newborn.

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August 18, 2017 10:33 am

Amit Shah is learnt to have told party leaders that the BJP will conduct frequent surveys — once in three or four months — to get a feel of the “pulse from the ground” and strategies will be altered accordingly.

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August 18, 2017 7:27 am

Gandhi said, “The RSS knows that its ideology cannot win elections in India. Hence, people of the RSS are installing their people one by one in every institution. Be it the Press, the bureaucracy, the judiciary, people of RSS ideology are being put in every institution.”

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August 18, 2017 3:19 am

According to the latest DRI notice, the agency has found that several coal traders were directly importing Indonesian coal to Indian ports by allegedly routing the invoices “through one or more related /associated intermediary firms based abroad” after artificially inflating its value.

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August 18, 2017 7:18 am

Leela’s family claims this happened for the first time on May 10, making the girl perhaps the first case of the hair-chopping scare. Over the next three months, it spread to Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, leaving at least one woman (in Agra) and a cat (in Mewat) dead.

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August 17, 2017 6:12 am

While the name of the ward/in-charge doctor in the form has been stated as Dr Geet Gunjan, the health department claimed it was filled by Dr Mitesh Ramwani, senior resident, and the reason for transfer was “written wrong”.

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August 17, 2017 7:57 am

In one of the most high-profile cases of train theft in recent years, cash and valuables worth lakhs were stolen from around 20 passengers on the Rajdhani by thieves who, police suspect, were travelling in the train as bona fide, ticket-holding passengers.

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August 17, 2017 7:36 am

Sources said the order did not make it clear if the state’s Home department would give the officer a notice of three months or salary of three months in case he was to be relieved with immediate effect, which is mandatory as per the rules.

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August 17, 2017 10:04 am

The Indian Express had reported on July 31 that DCGI had asked the government to consider including orthopaedic implants, alongside heart valves and intra ocular (eye) lenses, in NLEM to bring these products under the purview of price caps.

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August 18, 2017 2:19 pm

Yogi Adityanath said those who work for strengthening the cultural unity of the country are called communal

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August 17, 2017 7:36 am

The Defence Secretary, consequently, has asked for a month’s time to return to the PAC to submit Action Taken Notes (ATN) on two paragraphs of the CAG report that had highlighted alleged irregularities in the purchase of the guns.

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August 17, 2017 10:45 am

In January 2014, soon after Goel became a Rajya Sabha member, Vaish Aggarwal Educational Society (VAES) — DDA records mention Goel as vice-president, son Siddhant and daughter Vidyun among members — sought land from the DDA to set up a toy bank.

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August 17, 2017 9:51 am

The new metro rail policy states that ‘’Private participation either for complete provisioning of metro rail or for some unbundled components will form an essential requirement for all metro rail project proposals seeking central financial assistance”

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August 17, 2017 8:00 am

1984 riots: Two years after its formation, the SIT has managed to file chargesheets only in a few cases taken up for further probe.

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August 16, 2017 9:11 am

Palghar dahi handi: “After his troupe broke the handi and a celebration was on, Rohan who was seated on his friend’s shoulder fell on the ground and suffered head injuries. The incident took place around 6.30 pm,” said inspector Kiran Kabadi.

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August 16, 2017 9:41 am

Of the 1.5 lakh unassessed answersheets, officials said, the largest chunk was from the commerce stream. The number of teachers assessing the papers is low compared to the large number of students in the stream.

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August 16, 2017 9:21 am

Sarma is among the over 1,200 people from five neighbouring villages — Bor-Bhakati, Dulal-Madhav, Miribheti, Sonaribagan and Nagshankar — who have taken shelter at the Sonari-Kamakhya MV School here, after their villages were submerged soon after midnight on Saturday.

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August 17, 2017 8:29 am

A PTI report from Agartala quoted a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office: “The Chief Minister clearly stated that he would not change a single word and described it as unprecedented, undemocratic, autocratic and intolerant step.”

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August 16, 2017 8:35 am

Microphones in place, the Tricolour secure atop a pole with rose petals sprinkled at the base, artificial flowers placed on tables for the guests of honour, the children, aged between three and sixteen, began falling into queues.

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August 16, 2017 8:48 am

This is a shift from the previous US administration’s policies and will replace the existing dialogue format between foreign and commerce ministers of the two countries, which was started by the Obama administration.

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August 16, 2017 10:10 am

Doklam standoff: As tensions mount over the standoff at the trijunction with Bhutan, the PLA skipped the ceremonial border meetings on Independence Day. This is the first time since 2005 that this meeting on August 15 was not held.

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August 16, 2017 9:21 am

Stating that they had “received information that representatives of a certain organisation” would hoist the flag at the school, the district administration told the headmaster that the “above direction should be strictly adhered to.’’

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August 16, 2017 9:20 am

In Jammu, Mehbooba Mufti’s alliance partner and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said the BJP will take a call on issues like Article 370 and Article 35 A when it forms a government on its own in J&K.

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August 15, 2017 6:01 am

The incident occurred at around noon today in Samain village. The village falls in Tohana constituency that is represented by state BJP president Subhash Barala in the Haryana assembly.