Tuesday 23 Jul '13They were the stories that blew the lid off scandals, gave voice to protests, became companion to long waits for justice, and celebrated triumph when it came along. Some of them emerged squirming under the spotlight in large cities, some were discovered in the hidden, overlooked corners of India.
Sunday 14 Apr '13Calling the UPA a “rogue” government, which will not allow the CBI to function independently, the BJP on Saturday demanded constitution of a special investigation team to look into alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks.
Wednesday 20 Mar '13About four years after UPA-I successfully thwarted attempts by its allies to dictate India’s foreign policy, UPA-II was Tuesday forced into a similar situation by its largest constituent, the DMK, which pulled out of the government over its stand on alleged human rights violations against Tamils in Sri Lanka.
Sunday 30 Sep '12There was electric anticipation before the start. And warmth, laughter and the glow that comes from sparkling talk during the Express Adda on Friday where cinema’s iconic superstar Amitabh Bachchan was in conversation with Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief, The Express Group.
Friday 27 Apr '12Indian students have a sound understanding of basic concepts of physics and mathematics, said US astronaut Marsha Ivins who was in the city for a public lecture at the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Friday 20 Apr '12WITH stiff opposition from faculty members and senates of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to the proposed reforms in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), the institutes are now in the process of studying the changes mooted, while simultaneously formulating implementable solutions.
Friday 20 Apr '12ARRESTED deputy collector Nitesh Thakur,who is under investigation in a disproportionate assets case, had received a large sum from real estate firm Shapoorji Pallonji, Home Minister R R Patil told the Assembly on Thursday.
Friday 06 Apr '12In a move to meet the shortage in the number of evaluators for examination papers, Panjab University authorities today proposed revised rates for paper evaluation and various others jobs pertaining to examinations- duties of flying squad and center superintendent.
Tuesday 20 Mar '12Subodh Jain, general manager, Central Railways, on Monday said that lack of sufficient infrastructure at the Pune railway station has resulted in Pune getting a raw deal in terms of starting new trains in the recent railway budget.
Tuesday 20 Mar '12PMPML, the city’s transport undertaking, which is under fresh salvo from civic activists and citizens for frequent breakdown of buses, suffers from lack of basic infrastructure to ensure proper running of its fleet of vehicles.