Vadodara remained tense on Monday as police have arrested over 200 people following last week’s communal clashes sparked by a Facebook post that left several people injured while more than a dozen vehicles and shops were set afire.
Microsoft Corporation chief Satya Nadella’s first trip to India since taking up the top job may trigger a tug of war between the chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, both eyeing investments from the software giant.
US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi began their first meeting, in a rather informal setting of a quiet dinner at the White House, with Obama greeting Modi in Gujarati, 'Kem Cho?'
The law ministry is flummoxed at a strange request by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to amend the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, proposing replacement of the collegium system for appointment in higher judiciary with the commission.
A man brutally killed his two-year-old daughter by repeatedly banging her on the floor. Her only crime was that she was a girl while her father, Mukesh Jatav, wanted a boy.
Sending a stern message to China, Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju on Monday said India will not accept any kind of intrusion by China or concede any of its territory.
For the loyal soldiers of the Amma army in AIADMK, she is omnipotent and omnipresent. Her physical absence amounts to nothing as the party apparatus and the government machinery will function smoothly and do her bidding without a question. Tearful Panneerselvam takes oath as CM
Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainland.
Bihar Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday reiterated his stunning, if disputed, claim that he was treated as an ‘untouchable’ even after he assumed the high office he holds.
A two-time legislator joined the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Monday, raising the stakes in the ruling party’s game of attrition with the BJP to lure fence-sitters and turncoats ahead of the assembly elections.
The Noida authority on Monday started work on an eight-lane Rs 450 crore bridge running parallel to existing Kalindi Kunj Bridge.
Kavita Karkare, widow of former Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai, died on Monday following a brain haemorrhage. She had slipped into coma.
An university set up during Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) rule and named after mother of one its leader will confer honorary D Litt degree on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in its first convocation on Tuesday.
The ranks of Hong Kong democracy protesters who have paralysed parts of the city swelled into their tens of thousands Monday, digging in for another night of confrontation with police in their campaign for free elections.
A controversy over plot allotments to some prominent members of the Indian judiciary has become relevant once again as SC judge HL Dattu assumed the most powerful judicial office in the country on Sunday.
President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that the United States underestimated the threat posed by Islamic State fighters in Syria, as US-led coalition warplanes pounded the oil sites that fund the jihadist group.
Late Sunday coalition planes hit the entrance to the
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale. Amit Shah plans massive campaign
All state governments have been asked by the Centre to motivate their employees to be part of Narendra Modi government's ambitious 'Clean India' campaign. The guidlines have been sent to all states.
An editorial "Modi at the UN" in the Daily Times said: "Modi continued his charm offensive in the west with a speech to the UN General Assembly that was everything Nawaz Sharif's was not."
In a rare meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a wide range of issues including defence cooperation and the situation created by the Islamic State in West Asia.
To protect its 1,600-km longcoastline, Gujarat is all set to deploy an elite force of 1,000 'amphibious' marine commandos at strategic locations for surveillance at sea and the coast against threats like infiltration and drug trafficking, a first such initiative in the country.
'You won’t have difficulty finding me in a place,' jokes Jeff Bezos, the 50-year-old founder and CEO of Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer.
With an aim to forge a common front against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and al Qaeda terrorist groups, India on Sunday has despatched Syed Asif Ibrahim, director, Intelligence Bureau, for a week-long trip to Saudi Arabia to discuss radicalisation of Muslim youth over the internet.
With several speaking engagements in the past few weeks, I read, presented and interacted, but did not get time to write. However, I did get opportunities to reflect, based on the questions asked at the end of these sessions. Writes Kiran Bedi
Though nearly 40 days were available for applicants to fill the housing scheme forms since its launch on September 1, DDA witnessed a slump for nearly a fortnight during the recent Shraddh period, which most Hindus believe to be inauspicious for buying property.
Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on Monday moved the Karnataka High Court challenging her conviction in the disproportionate assets case. O Paneerselvam replaced her as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday.
Union finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley was on Sunday shifted to a special isolation facility at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after doctors advised that he needed a few more days to rest and recover completely from respiratory infection.
Prompt action by CISF personnel in halting a Delhi Metro train helped a businessman get back his stolen Rs.160,000 and in nabbing the culprit, an official said Sunday.
Three Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), 10 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) and 12 Central universities are headless with the HRD ministry yet to give its final approval to the appointments despite all the formalities for their selection completed a few months ago.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally got to thank his NRI (Non-Resident Indians) constituency for their support in getting him elected. And they finally got to see the man they had waited so long to see as Prime Minister.
Three days after flashing five images of the Martian atmosphere, India's maiden spacecraft to Mars jump-started its main science mission-- with two of its payloads becoming operational on Sunday morning.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, lashing out at the NCP for the first time following the split, has alleged a “game plan” between the BJP and the Congress’ estranged partner.
Pakistan has admitted that the timing of its high commissioner's meeting with the Hurriyat leaders in New Delhi ahead of the foreign secretary-level talks was perhaps not totally right'.
Noted economist Bibek Debroy – chairman of the newly constituted committee on rail restructuring – indicated on Saturday that the public transporter’s organisational revamp exercise will begin in the next few months.
Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protests on Sunday and baton-charged a crowd blocking a key road in the government district in defiance of official warnings against illegal demonstrations.
Real estate major DLF has comeunder the scanner of central revenue officials for allegedly evading service tax to the tune of about Rs 30 crore.
The pink argyle and white diamond ring, valued at 577,000 Australian dollars (Rs 3.1 crore), was taken from a display counter at Theodore Bruce Auctions in New South Wales.
Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer, sees no hurdles to growth in India despite regulatory problems ranging from tax-based restrictions on selling in Karnataka to curbs on foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce and retail, says its charismatic CEO Jeff Bezos.
Amit Shah has made the state assembly polls a matter of prestige, more so after the Shiv Sena chief threatened to overcome the challenge posed by the ‘elephants’ the BJP has deployed from other states to win the elections.
President's rule was imposed on Sunday in poll-bound Maharashtra after chief minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned following the break-up of 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state.
About 50-60 Greater Noida West home buyers angry with builders for various reasons on Sunday staged a protest by polishing shoes of general public outside sector 18 metro station in Noida.
FIRs have been filed against DMK president M Karunanidhi and his son and party treasurer MK Stalin in connection with a clash between their supporters and AIADMK workers in the wake of conviction of chief minister Jayalalithaa in the assets case.
All central government departments have been asked to carry out random checks of air tickets submitted by their employees to stop any misuse of Leave Travel Concession claims.
No decision has been taken onwhether or not heavy industries minister Anant Geete will continue in the Union Cabinet after his party Shiv Sena snapped ties with BJP, home minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.
Five people, including one women and a child, were burnt to death after a passenger bus caught fire on Sunday under Bishrampur police station area in Jharkhand’s Palamu district, around 160 km north of Ranchi.
Security has been heightened with two more SRPF companies being deployed following fresh violence reported from one of the city areas where communal clashes occurred over the last three days, police said on Sunday.
Have an idea on how the Food Corporation of India should be restructured or think you can design a logo for a watershed programme? The Narendra Modi government is waiting to hear from you.
Terming the youth as the future of the party, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal launched the party’s youth wing— AAP Youth Wing (AYW)— and its student wing— Chatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS)— on Saturday.