A prominent Sikh 'hakeem' and his assistant have been gunned down in a busy market in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Six persons were stabbed to death and the fleeing assailant shot dead by the police in a deadly knife attack in the central Chinese town of Changsha on Friday morning.
BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi has ruled out campaigning against his estranged cousin and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi constituency.
Ignoring opposition from a section against fielding tainted candidates, the Congress on Thursday re-nominated former union ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Subodh Kant Sahai in the second list of 71 LS candidates. Congress releases second list
Many would still credit Rajnath Singh with trying his best to appear less factional in decision-making. But BJP insiders expect the establishment 'to travel a little more distance.' BJP fields Ram Kripal against Lalu's daughter
Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has said his party, if it comes to power, would put behind bars those journalists it suspects have taken money to promote BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
A Mississippi farmer who made global headlines two weeks ago when he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home died on Thursday aged 78, local media said.
A peon of a government school raped an eight-year-old student within the premises in northeast Delhi’s Seelampur on Wednesday. Police said the peon threatened the Class 3 student that he would kill her if she resisted him.
Bureaucrats responsible for the Hyderabad-based Navbharat Power Private Ltd (NPPL) being allocated two coal blocks in Odisha in 2008 despite misrepresentations made in the firm’s application could get away as a crucial coal ministry report that could determine their complicity is missing.
His men have lost their lives and questions are being raised about their professional acumen against taking on Maoists, but CRPF director general Dilip Trivedi is more resolute than annoyed and ready to fight it out.
Russia conducted new military maneuvers near its border with Ukraine on Thursday, and President Vladimir Putin said the world shouldn't blame his country for what he called Ukraine's "internal crisis."
Delhiites will now be able to install elevators in their Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flats after the government agency created a set of guidelines allowing individual flat owners to install elevators.
"This is my ATM," says Jyotish Talukdar, pointing to a largish pond in a grassy village on the edge of a hill in Assam's Sonapur, just outside the capital city of Guwahati.
The Delhi High Court upheld death penalty awarded by a trial court to four men convicted for Dec 16, 2012 brutal gangrape of a paramedic, saying their crime fell in the-rarest-of-the-rare category
A pre-poll survey on Thursday projected BJP sweeping Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka and the party-led NDA giving a big jolt to ruling Congress-NCP alliance in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha polls.
The Mumbai Police have filed an FIR against Aam Addmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for disrupting traffic during his local train and autorickshaw ride in the city on Wednesday.
Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung has asked the Delhi Police to initiate legal proceedings against law minister in AAP government Somnath Bharti for his role in the controversial midnight raid on the house of Ugandan women in January.
Russia conducted new military maneuvers near its border with Ukraine on Thursday, and President Vladimir Putin said the world shouldn't blame his country for what he called Ukraine's "internal crisis".
A conjoined twins with two heads and a single lower body were delivered at a private nursing home here on Thursday. The 'very very rare' case of twins, born to a 26-year-old wife of a Bihar-native labourer, are in the intensive care unit.
Miffed with the non-appearance of Pervez Musharraf's lawyers for the treason trial on Thursday, the special court said it would indict the former Pakistan president "come what may" on Friday.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's southern Kyushu island on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Aviation giant Boeing said on Thursday talks appeared on track for the multi-billion-dollar sale of its 737 MAX planes to Jet Airways, a day after sealing a major transaction with another domestic carrier.
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Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground. Full coverage
The BJP announced its third list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, fielding Ram Kripal Yadav, who recently joined the party after quitting RJD, from Patliputra against Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa. Key constituencies across the country
AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Thursday lambasted DMK for fielding former Union ministers A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, accused in 2G and Aircel-Maxis cases respectively.
The AAP has almost decided to pit Arvind Kejriwal against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls if the BJP's prime ministerial candidate contests from Varanasi, said AAP leader and Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia.
Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was on Thursday charged for assaulting South African businessman Iqbal Sharma at Mumbai's Taj Hotel in February 2012, reports said.
Air India has "unconditionally" taken back 13 of the 17 cabin crew members it had sacked recently for indiscipline and defying flight duty time limitation, allegedly following pressure from a section of the employee unions, AI sources said on Thursday.
The Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference (JKANC), led by Begum Khalida Shah, elder sister of ruling National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, is likely to join the Third Front, or the group of parties opposed both to the Congress and the BJP.
The captain of a missing Malaysian jet is said to be an engineering buff who assembled his own flight simulator, while friends of the co-pilot are defending his reputation after one report portrayed him as a cockpit Casanova. Full coverage
Sahara chief Subrata Roy will be spending a quiet Holi in Tihar jail as the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected his bail plea, after his company failed yet again to submit a fresh proposal to refund around `20,000 crore to its investors.
Shares of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Thursday fell by over 5% after the US Food and Drug Administration banned import of drugs from the company's Karkhadi facility in Gujarat for violation of manufacturing norms.
Giving the clearest indication yetthat Pawan Kumar Bansal would be its contestant of choice for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Congress today said that the purported "taint" on the former rail minister was all a matter of "speculation which has nothing to do with the truth".
The BJP came under fresh attack from its ally Shiv Sena, which slammed it for creating a "trust deficit" by hobnobbing with Raj Thackeray-led MNS in the run-up to the polls.
After a lack of consensus on its list of candidates to be fielded from Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may stop short of taking the final call at the meeting of its Central Election Committee on Thursday.
Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies on Thursday from the rubble of two New York City apartment buildings, raising the death toll to at least seven from a gas leak-triggered explosion.
External affairs minister Salman Khurshid has slammed the Supreme Court and the Election Commission saying they direct political parties and parliamentarians to a great extent.
A special court set trying former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf said on Thursday it will indict him on Friday "come what may" despite the non-appearance of defence lawyers.
Rahul Gandhi will not keep his March 21 date with netizens on Google hangout, after a Congress re-think on plans to expose him to an onslaught of questions from across the country, and the world.
Trinamool Congress boss Mamata Banerjee was left red-faced at her first rally in Delhi on Wednesday as social activist Anna Hazare stood her up at the very last minute, apparently disappointed by the thin crowd at the event. Full Coverage: My India My Vote
Former Union minister KV Thangkabalu on Thursday decided not to contest the Lok Sabha elections, topping a string of senior party leaders who are said to be reluctant to face the polls fearing defeat.
The Delhi high court has suspended nursery admissions in the city till March 24, fourth such hold up in recent months, compounding parents’ anxiety struggling to get their children started in school.
Jailed Sahara Chief Subrata Roy on Wednesday challenged his detention ordered by a two-member bench calling it “illegal and unconstitutional.” In a fresh petition filed before the Supreme Court, Roy has demanded his release and sought the March 4 order sending him to jail be declared as void.
US investigators suspect a missing Malaysian airliner was in the air for four hours after its last confirmed contact, and may have been diverted to an unknown location, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Full coverage