The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) expulsion of rebel leaders Prashant Bhusan, Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha for anti-party activities is just the latest controversy to hit a party that has seen many loyalists and believers leave since its formation less than three years ago.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pulled up union minister Giriraj Singh for his racist remarks against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, according to media reports on Tuesday.
The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the permission given to Coca-Cola to build a bottling and manufacturing plant in Erode district following protests by farmers, who argued the unit would deplete groundwater reserves.
Pakistan conferred its top civilian award, the 'Nishan-e-Pakistan' on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, for his outstanding contribution in the promotion of the relationship between the two countries.
Japan's state-of-the-art Maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad.
A section of the leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is worried that any failure by the BJP-led government to get the land acquisition bill passed in Parliament could reflect badly on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A Mumbai court on Tuesday said the verdict for the 2002 hit-and-run case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan will be pronounced on May 6. The defence and prosecution concluded their final arguments on Monday.
A Pakistani boat with eight suspected smugglers on board was intercepted during a joint operation by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard in the waters off Gujarat.
Former Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday questioned their expulsion from the party but indicated they may not move court against the decision.
Ramdev on Tuesday refused the status of cabinet minister from Haryana government on grounds that he was a yogi and there is no need of such political appointments. However, he promised promote yoga in the state by training one lakh youth.
Continuing its losing streak for the fifth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by another 103 points in early trade on Tuesday on sustained selling by funds and retail investors coupled with weak corporate earnings figure.
Former Odisha chief minister JB Patnaik passed away on Tuesday at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh at the age of 89.
Amid allegation of "medical negligence", a blame game has begun following the tragic death of promising Bengal opening batsman Ankit Keshri who passed away Monday morning owing to an injury sustained during a cricket match a few days back.
A new report debunks arguments long touted by H-1B critics to say foreign workers don’t cost less, don’t replace natives and the US is actually short of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) workers, and needs help.
The West Bengal intelligence branch snooped on a sadhu for many years, suspecting he was Subhas Chandra Bose in hiding, recently declassified documents show.
The Congress vice-president has alleged that the Modi government's land acquisition bill is anti-farmer and his party has vowed to stall its passage in Parliament.
Four months after Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes died after being hit by a bouncer, Ankit Keshri, a former captain for Bengal's under-19 team, battled for three days before passing away at a Kolkata hospital.
Aam Aadmi Party on Monday night expelled rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan for "anti-party" activities. Apart from Yadav and Bhushan, the party also expelled Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha.
A Delhi court on Monday remanded to 14-day judicial custody the husband of a 31-year-old woman doctor of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) who allegedly committed suicide due to "immense" mental torture caused by his sexual orientation.
When her husband ran off with another man’s wife, a Rajasthan khap panchayat gave 25-year-old Mamta Bai two options: either live with the man as his spouse, or pay him Rs 3 lakh as compensation.
Roshni Bairwa, of Tonk district in Rajasthan, said no to being married off when she was just 14. This act changed not only her life but also saved many other girls from being married off when their minds and bodies are not yet ready for wedlock.
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE )fell 1.9% or 556 points on Monday as investors sold heavily on fears of a strong opposition to the Land Acquisition Bill and on the dismal corporate earnings.
As soon as the house assembled for the second part of the budget session after a month-long break, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia raised the matter.
A bunch of farmers who for 10 days have been sitting in knee-deep water in a Madhya Pradesh village to protest against plans to increase a dam's level say they have developed skin and fungal infections.
A 31-year-old doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) allegedly committed suicide by slashing her wrist at a hotel room in central Delhi’s Paharganj on Sunday.
Hours before the start of the Budget session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday voiced hope that it will be a productive one as both Houses are set to witness chaos over a host of issues, including the controversial land bill.
A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
At least 6 students were killed and 5 sustained injuries in a road accident on Monday in Bihar's Siwan district, 125km north west from the state capital, police said.
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with nasty images spray-painted on its walls, the latest such incident in the country.
The ever faithful Aam Aadmi Party fan following seems to have gone on the back foot when it comes to party donations.
A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action.
India is keeping a close eye on the growing military cooperation between Pakistan and China as Islamabad and Beijing inch closer to hammering out a landmark submarine deal, navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan said on Sunday.
Khangara Ram Bishnu, a farmer from Rajasthan’s Sewada village of Jalore district, travelled more than 700km in a bus on Saturday to join thousands of others like him from across the country at Rahul Gandhi’s Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Rally at Ramlila ground in New Delhi on Sunday.
An election leaflet sent on behalf of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has gone viral after an English teacher in Somerset marked many errors in its language and spelling, prompting many to quip that you can no longer trust the English with the English language.
One of the most recognisable faces of the CPI-M, Sitaram Yechury has the image of being a pragmatic leader unlike his predecessor Prakash Karat, who was a stickler to dogma.
Claims that the Islamic State group carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan raise questions about whether the culprits are the real deal or Taliban turncoats now waving the IS black flag.
Chhurim, who is the first woman to climb the 8,850 metre (29,035 feet) Everest summit twice in a week, will take a cricket bat and two jerseys belonging to deceased Australian cricketer Phil Hughes to the summit as a mark of tribute to the player.
Accusing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of "insulting the most popular mandate" by terming the BJP-led NDA government as "anti-people", the BJP on Sunday said the Congress leader uttered a "white lie" while addressing a rally at Ramlia Maidan in Delhi.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain, state-run media said Sunday, arriving at the summit to tell troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and his mother and party chief Sonia Gandhi arrived at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi to lead thousands of farmers on Sunday in a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial plans to overhaul land purchasing laws. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh accomapnied the two at the protest.
Zainab Begum Alvi and her band of young helpers hunch over baskets filled with tobacco flakes and dried leaves, trying to roll a thousand dirt-cheap cigarettes a day at the behest of India's powerful bidi barons.
Though the death penalty has been abolished in Massachusetts since 1984, prosecutors can still request the sentence because it is a federal case.
Calling critics of his government ‘perverted minds who have the congenital habit of criticising the BJP’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his government’s recent decisions as pro-poor.
Young Punjab is checking into rehabilitation centres to treat drug and alcohol addiction. The bad news is that many are getting stuck there. A story of unequal cure, unlicensed centres and a few good men.
Green Day was inducted along with Ringo Starr, the Beatles' drummer going in as a solo artist, underground-icon Lou Reed, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, soul singer-songwriter Bill Withers, guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The "5'' Royales.
Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury took over as the party's general secretary, with S Ramachandran Pillai pulling out of the race to succeed Prakash Karat, television channels reported on Sunday.
Ending the 10-year-long Prakash Karat era in the CPI(M), the country’s biggest communist party will pick its next general secretary on Sunday in the most challenging times for Left politics, on the last day of the Party Congress in Visakhapatnam.
Last summer, while a debate over net neutrality was on in the US, in his very funny news satire show, Last Week Tonight, the comedian John Oliver used a typically risqué example to explain what a non-neutral Internet could do to small web-based entrepreneurs and startups.
Iraqi forces retook most of the country's largest refinery from Islamic State on Saturday, security officials said, reversing gains by the militants who seized parts of the sprawling complex this week.
Jammu and Kashmir police registered a murder case over the death of a Class 9 student in firing by security forces to disperse protesters at Narbal area on Saturday.