In a setback for Rajya Sabha deputy chairman PJ Kurien, a court in Kerala today ordered issue of notice to him on a criminal revision petition filed by the Suriyanelli rape victim.
The alleged punishment of cleaning of toilets meted out to primary school children in Odisha's Kendrapara district last year has come under the scanner of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), official sources said.
Tension prevailed at Tiruvadanai, about 70 km from here after some Dalit Christians reportedly indulged in violence
People from northeast states who fled Bangalore amid rumours of attacks on them returned on Tuesday, arriving in the IT City around 4am in a special train from Guwahati.
The “great exodus” had left one section of northeasterners literally unmoved — white collar workers and students.
Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief KS Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in Mysore today, has been traced and is safe, police said.
Less than a month after the state government renewed a ban on foreign trips by ministers and bureaucrats, Andhra Pradesh information and public relations minister DK Aruna today embarked on a 16-day "official" trip to the USA.
Lok Janshakti Party chief Ramvilas Paswan today said his party would support UPA candidate for Presidency.
Supporters of BS Yeddyurappa were instrumental in getting the BJP defeated from this prestigious seat since they were sure that this would send a clear message to the the party’s central leadership that it was Yeddy who was the big boss in the state. Pankaj Vohra
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Defence minister AK Antony today refused to comment either on the Supreme Court ruling on Army chief Gen VK Singh's age row or his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the issue.
Police have registered a case against unknown persons in connection with the shooting and uploading of a video showing semi-naked Jarawa tribal women dancing in front of tourists.
With the cyclonic storm 'Thane' closing in on the Bay of Bengal coast, Andhra Pradesh government got into a high alert today.
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted India's Nicobar Islands early Thursday. The quake hit the islands at 1.12 am.
Left activists have calmed down their mode of protest during their agitation against the petrol price hike over the past three days by not throwing a single stone.
The Karnataka high court today granted conditional bail to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in a corruption case relating to alleged irregularities in denotifying lands.