President Pranab Mukherjee was safe after a car in his convoy crashed in Sweden on way to a university on Tuesday evening.
Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of Fifa as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football's governing body.
The AAP government in Delhi said on Tuesday samples of Maggi noodles it tested were found “unsafe” and officials of manufacturer Nestle India will be summoned, as the popular instant snack brand faced the heat from authorities across the country.
The nation's largest lender State Bank of India reduced its base rate by 15 basis points on Tuesday after the RBI cut repo rate by 25 basis points. After the RBI decision, realty firms and consultants said the cut is likely to reduce borrowing cost for both home buyers as well as developers leading to increase in housing demand.
Six bodies have been recovered from the passenger ship which capsized during a storm and hundreds more are still missing among the 458 people on board, state media said.
The 21-year-old Delhi woman who alleged she was molested by a Uber cab driver has said she had no idea how to register a complaint after the incident in the absence of an easy mechanism to contact the company.
India may be staring at its first drought in six years with the government downgrading the monsoon forecast on Tuesday, sparking concerns about growth in Asia’s third-largest economy as it recovers from its worst slowdown in 25 years.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said China had "rejected" India's objection over an ambitious $46 billion Economic Corridor that passes through PoK, a day after Beijing asserted that the project will "not target any third party".
Four persons including a woman were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.
India on Tuesday opposed a move by Pakistan to conduct elections in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region, saying it was an attempt to cover up its “forcible and illegal occupation” of the area.
India has downgraded this year's monsoon forecast to 88% of the long-term average, earth sciences minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday, raising fears of a drought in the country where nearly half of farmland lack irrigation facilities.
The BSE Sensex and Nifty lost over 2% on Tuesday and the benchmark 10-year bond yield jumped as a forecast for weak monsoon rains raised doubts over whether the central bank could follow up Tuesday's interest rate cut with another this year.
Police on Tuesday arrested a 40-year old Uber cab driver accused of trying to sexually harass a professional dancer on the way to Gurgaon from Delhi.
The ongoing power struggle between Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal intensified on Tuesday after reports emerged about the AAP government appointing police officials from Bihar in Delhi’s anti-corruption bureau (ACB).
The government, private offices, universities and business set-ups – all have shifted completely to internet and mobile services for upward mobility. It has become a lifeline and its crippling will only send people to the Stone Age. Cell phones, SMS messages and internet services are modern day oxygen for the Kashmir Valley.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its policy interest rate by a quarter percentage point on Tuesday, easing policy for a third time this year, in a move that was widely expected as policymakers try to put the improving economy on a firmer footing.
Hundreds are feared dead after a ship packed with nearly 450 passengers sank in the Yangtze river in southwest China late on Monday night.
The New York Times’ South Asia correspondent Gardiner Harris’ piece on moving back to the US because of Delhi’s killer air pollution was one of the most widely read pieces on the web over the weekend, though many panned it as “over-the-top” and “extremely patronising”.
Nestle India’s woes continued to escalate as dozens of live larvae were found in the company’s baby milk powder in Tamil Nadu after its popular Maggi noodles were subjected to tests at several places in the country for reportedly containing very high levels of lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG).
For more than a decade, Indian fans knew the Fab Four would bail the team out of trouble. But a cricket advisory committee announced Monday to guide a young Indian side surprisingly didn’t include the 'The Wall’ -- Rahul Dravid -- in the line-up.
A botched online purchase, a disappointing holiday or an exploding cellphone -- the country’s two main consumer laws are set for an overhaul to give buyers larger protection and improved services in a changed economy.
VK Pandey, 40, the Barabanki-based officer of the UP Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) is the man who has been keeping an eye on your cake, biryani and noodles, too.
RBI is expected to cut repo rate by 25 bps to 7.25%, which is seen as a move ahead of monsoon, whereas bankers call for measures to ease liquidity.
The victim sustained two stitches on his head and bruises after he was beaten up by six people
The government said on Monday it will consult the Supreme Court on approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the death of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was allegedly tortured and killed in captivity by Pakistani troops during the 1999 war.
The chief of the hardline Jamaat-e-Islami party on Monday denounced attempts by Pakistani politicians to forge friendly ties with India and announced he would offer a reward of Rs 1 billion to anyone who “arrests” Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has ushered in 'achche din', Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, making a strong pitch for ensuring the rights of all communities.
A tribal woman from Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district was allegedly gang-raped twice and tortured by having a hot iron rod inserted in her genitals after her attackers, who had earlier branded her a witch, blamed her for the death of some malnourished children in their village.
Al-Bayan, the Islamic State radio targeting European recruits - touting recent triumphs in the campaign to carve out a Caliphate.
In what has been described as the start of a new innings, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, former India captain Sourav Ganguly, and VVS Laxman today joined the BCCI in a newly-constituted advisory panel to guide the Board in all matters related to the game.
"FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) has taken up the case, it will take action. We have already written to the FSSAI," food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan told reporters in New Delhi.
Narendra Modi’s announced state visit to Israel, the first one by an Indian prime minister, is the missing piece in the bilateral relationship: a political exchange at the highest level.
The Karnataka government decided on Monday to challenge Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s acquittal in a nearly two-decade-old graft case in the Supreme Court.
New York Times correspondent Gardiner Harris said goodbye to Delhi after completing a three-year assignment and his parting shot was an article which whipsaws Delhi’s plague, its poisonous air.
The newly appointed chief executive of loss-making Malaysia Airlines said on Monday the carrier is 'technically bankrupt', underlining the case for a restructuring to cut a third of jobs, scrap some international routes and review its long-haul fleet.
Just months after a 27-year-old financial consultant was allegedly raped by an Uber cab driver, another instance of the harassment of a woman by a driver of the US-based transportation network company has surfaced.
Hitting back at Sena, Congress said the future will show that only one Rahul will be enough to counter not only Modi but the entire Sangh Parivar and their "politics of communalism."
It has been more than a month since the 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and killed nearly 8,000 people, and stories about the devastation have ceased making headlines or prime time news.
India and Pakistan have sparred over the $46 billion Pakistan-China economic corridor, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi informing the top Chinese leadership that the project passing though Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is “unacceptable”.
People will have to shell out more from June 1 (Monday) while using mobiles, eating out and travelling as the service tax rate goes up to 14%.
Delhi and surrounding areas woke up to a cooler morning on Monday as the mercury dropped to around 30°C, providing succour from weeks of unrelenting temperatures caused by a heat wave that has killed more than 2,200 people across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reformist, but hard-up government has begun a splurge on road and rail building that analysts say could remove doubts over whether economic growth in India really is overtaking China.
While 4,702 houses will be at Bolinj in Vasai, 1,500 will be at Powai, Mulund and Goregaon.
If you're still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don't mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea says it's just the place for you.
Illegal felling and smuggling of red sanders sandalwood trees has been generating huge money for the past decade in Rayalaseema’s Chittoor, Kurnool and, especially, Kadapa district — the stronghold and home of YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Ex-servicemen and the opposition Congress appeared scepitc on Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance on rolling out the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme.
Senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin, whose appointment as acting Delhi chief secretary sparked a turf war between the chief minister and lieutenant governor (LG), has accused a minister in the AAP government of attempting to pressurise her to issue an illegal order.
India on Sunday reaffirmed adherence to three conditions including having an atmosphere "free of terror and violence" as a precursor to any engagement with Pakistan and demanded action against terrorists including Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday trapped TDP MLA Revanth Reddy for allegedly trying to give a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson "to vote in favour of a TDP nominee" in Legislative Council elections scheduled on Monday.
India has decided to buy only 36 Rafale fighter jets scrapping the earlier plan to acquire 126 of the French aircraft on grounds of huge cost.