Fuel price reduction: Petrol is Rs 75.93/litre in Delhi, Rs 83.61/litre in Mumbai today
June 23, 2018 12:17:48 pm

Oil firms slashed rates of petrol by 9 paise in Delhi and by 13 paise in Mumbai today, while diesel by 7 and 12 paise in Delhi and Mumbai, respectively.

Here's why the power ministry wants you to keep your AC temperature at 24* C
June 23, 2018 11:46:00 am

The power ministry is considering making the default temperature setting for air conditioners 24 degree Celsius. Power Minister R K Singh, during a meeting on Friday, said the mandate will benefit consumers, both from a health and financial point of view.

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June 23, 2018 10:51:11 am

In course of the probe, the ED has arrested four persons including Jajodia, CA and tax consultant of Geodesic Limited (GL) Prashant Mulekar, an alumnus of IIM-Lucknow, Kiran Kulkarni, the firm’s managing director and its chairman Pankaj Srivastava.

Illegal Mining case against Congress MLA Hardev Singh Laddi cancelled
June 23, 2018 9:43:12 am

Laddi had won Shahkot bye-election on May 31. Congress managed to win this seat only for the second time and that too with the highest margin ever since 1977.

Larger than Chandigarh, new city will rise next to Gurgaon
June 23, 2018 8:52:34 am

The new city is likely to be spread across at least 50,000 hectares, which is larger than Chandigarh (11,400 hectares) but smaller than Gurgaon (73,200 hectares).

Bengal Congress to party: No pact with TMC, let’s go with Left, have common offices
June 23, 2018 8:52:32 am

West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had announced that his party intended to unite all non-TMC, non-BJP parties in the state. He said a decision had been taken after a meeting with all Congress MLAs and district leaders.

After Panama Papers, offshore firm saw 30-fold rise in authorised capital
June 23, 2018 12:18:11 pm

One month after the Panama Papers revelations, Mardi Gras Holdings was placed on a list of 69 entities — mostly set up by Indian clients — that was sent on May 3, 2016, by BVI’s Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) to Mossack Fonseca for detailed information.

The minor has no criminal record and has reportedly no connection with two others arrested with him in a bike theft case. (Representational)
June 23, 2018 4:41:11 am

A senior officer said, “As chargesheet was filed on supervision report of then Patna-City DSP Harimohan Shukla, the I-G would also speak with him (Shukla).”

June 23, 2018 9:17:40 am

Before the price cut, the spokesperson said, the company sold about 30-35 lakh units of the drug on average every month. But as the shortage continues, doctors said parents have been forced to break the adult dosage ampule of 40 mg to give the 2mg dose for babies.

J&K: Gunbattle near Amarnath Yatra route, four ISJK militants killed
June 23, 2018 8:52:30 am

In what is the first acknowledgement of possible IS presence in the region, J&K Police claimed that the militants killed in Anantnag were associated with the ISJK.

According to the CBI, India has an extradition treaty with 42 countries, excluding Italy.
June 23, 2018 4:35:33 am

In October last year, an Italian court ordered Gerosa’s release while citing the absence of an extradition treaty between the two countries.

Drew on own underprivileged experience for difficult decisions: Justice Chelameswar on way out
June 23, 2018 11:03:31 am

Asked how he would like his tenure in the Supreme Court to be remembered, Justice Chelameswar said, “It gave me an opportunity to deal with momentous issues."

Search operations were suspended due to adverse weather, police said.
June 23, 2018 4:22:12 am

Dinu Alex, a private firm employee in Kottayam, was reportedly a die-hard fan of the football star and had purchased a jersey of Messi before the high-voltage match.

Karnataka: Full-fledged state cabinet to hold its first meeting tomorrow
June 23, 2018 4:17:03 am

“We have instructed them to prevent incidents of communal violence. We have stated that stringent action should be taken against those involved in communal violence irrespective of caste or community."

Leader of Jharkhand movement and former MP Bagun Sumbrai dies
June 23, 2018 7:44:01 am

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who had earlier visited the ailing leader, said: “Sumbrai was the torch-bearer of Gandhian principles and an important leader of the Jharkhand movement. The void in Jharkhand’s politics left by him can never be fulfilled."

President of Seychelles Danny Antoine Rollen Faure in Ahmedabad on his first bilateral visit to India (Source: MEA/Twitter)
June 23, 2018 4:14:24 am

The visit comes just days after Faure announced that a joint project with New Delhi to develop a naval base on Assumption Island would not move forward.

Police recovered a bag containing seven sharp-edged weapons and a liquid mixture of chilli powder from a terrace adjacent to the school building. (Express photo/Bhupendra Rana)
June 23, 2018 4:09:51 am

Assistant Commissioner of Police (Vadodara City) S G Patil said that the prime suspect had called police to the school two days ago after a teacher scolded him for not bringing a book to class.

Hapur attack victim’s brother: FIR not lodged as per our choice...we are scared
June 23, 2018 9:18:12 am

Since the incident, Hapur police have arrested two residents of Baghera Khurd village on charges of murder, attempt to murder and rioting. The arrest followed an FIR registered on the basis of Samiuddin’s brother Yasin’s complaint.

Photo of one of the suspects released by Khunti police.
June 23, 2018 8:34:34 am

The women were taken to the woods in nearby Loboda on Tuesday, and raped there, the police have said.

In April, the Supreme Court had set aside the Kerala High Court order saying “right to marry a person of one’s choice is integral to Article 21 (right to life and liberty) of the Constitution”.
June 23, 2018 3:24:58 am

The division bench of Justices K Vinod Chandran and Ashok Menon was hearing the petition of a Kozhikode-based Hindu woman seeking protection from her husband, who she had earlier eloped with against her parent’s wishes.