It was billed as Narendra Modi's big 'homecoming', the first time he would return to the state after taking over as Prime a Minister. The PM arrived, and rituals were followed, but reverses in the by polls had quite perceptibly dampened the mood.
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Angry passengers on board an Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airways (PIA) flight from Karachi forced two prominent Pakistani politicians off the plane accusing them of holding it for more than two hours.
Survivors of the most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to India this week highlights subtle shifts in the regional power dynamic that are bringing warmer ties between the two Asian giants, opening a new chapter in Beijing's ongoing competition for influence with arch-rival Japan.
A year after floods devastated Kedarnath, Union water resources minister Uma Bharti has revealed the 'underlying' cause of the disaster -- defecation near the shrine by non-believers.
Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought to know as to why can’t top army officers, involved in illegal arms racket, be given harsher punishment, similar to a 'poor civilian' who is sentenced to three months of imprisonment for stealing just Rs. 10.
Islamic State fighters shot down a Syrian war plane using anti-aircraft guns on Tuesday, the first time the group has downed a military jet since declaring its cross-border caliphate in June, a group monitoring the civil war said.
A mother of two allegedly killed her six-month-old daughter so that she could take care of her three-and-half-year-old son, police said on Tuesday.
The US is moving closer to conducting airstrikes against ISIS in Syria with President Barack Obama set to review, and likely to approve, a plan put up to him by his military leaders.
Close on the heels of the co-called ‘love jihad’ controversy in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, ‘no-entry’ curbs issued by two BJP legislators from Madhya Pradesh against Muslim men from gate-crashing Garba festivities has further stoked campaign against alleged conspiracy.
A banner on one of the tents in a relief camp in downtown Srinagar's Kani Mazaar that says 'We don't need Indian choppers' speaks of the anger at the grossly inadequate government rescue and relief measures after the floods hit Jammu and Kashmir.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
The first strike south of Baghdad in a more than month-long US air campaign hit a jihadist target in Sadr al-Yusufiyah, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from the capital, a security spokesperson said Tuesday.