Manmohan Singh says he 'welcomes the revolution of rising expectations', says the country must keep its faith in democracy.
Warring US loyalists and detractors of Narendra Modi have landed India in a position where it may soon find itself forced to defend its record on civil rights and religious freedom.
The three-judge committee of the apex court has indicted justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct of sexual nature" towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident.Mamata seeks President's intervention in case
The cabinet on Thursday cleared the original proposal for the creation of a separate Telangana state comprising 10 districts of Andhra Pradesh and put an end to the confusion that two more districts could be added to the new state. Full Coverage: The Telangana tangle
As it often happens abroad, India began badly in their tour opener at the Wanderers Stadium at Johannesburg on Thursday. But failing on all counts in such miserable fashion was more horrifying than expected.
A last-minute attempt by the UPA government to revive the eight-year-old communal violence bill is headed for trouble despite a move to tone down controversial provisions that give the Centre the power to intervene. Communal violence bill 'recipe for disaster': Modi
Goa police on Wednesday questioned the daughter of arrested Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal in connection with the case relating to his alleged sexual assault of a woman colleague.
Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has been charged by Haryana government with overstepping his official brief in cancelling a land deal involving UPA president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty major DLF.
The UPA government is not just sitting on a record number of 123 pending bills in Parliament. Its efforts to temporarily bypass Parliament through the ordinance route to bring in its pet laws have hit roadblocks – on one occasion from within. Law by another name
Hindus and Muslims in Ayodhya are increasingly shedding the baggage of December 6— the day Babri mosque was demolished.
A day after exit polls predicted a BJP sweep in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh assembly elections, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh gave the party another reason to cheer saying the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was moving away from "fanatic" ideology.
If you have ever used a cellphone, which you have many times, the National Security Agency of the US has a record of it — possibly every time you made or received a call, or texted.
Witnesses and aid workers say at least 98 people are dead in the capital of the Central African Republic after a day of clashes between the Muslim armed fighters who rule the country and a Christian militia who opposes them.
Yemen's government says 52 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing and a subsequent attack by gunmen on the Defense Ministry in the capital, Sanaa.
A French report ruling out poisoning in Yasser Arafat's 2004 death has a glaring inconsistency, the co-author of a Swiss probe said Thursday, sticking by his team's conclusion that the Palestinian leader was likely killed.
Casting a spotlight on China's controls on the media, Vice President Joe Biden met with U.S. journalists working in Beijing Thursday after publicly criticizing how they're treated by China's government.
The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the falling standards of hockey in the country, noting that politicians and businessmen heading sports bodies were harming the game.
Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague, is sticking to his version that whatever happened between the two was a "consensual act", a police officer said today.
Pope Francis on Thursday formed a committee to fight child sex abuse in the Catholic Church in a landmark initiative after thousands of abuses and cover-ups, but campaigners said the new body would be "toothless".
Global ratings agency Moody's today cautioned that there could be downward pressure on India's sovereign rating if growth weakens further and high inflation persists.
The Nobel Peace laureate, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades as a political prisoner, died at his Johannesburg home surrounded by his family, after a long battle against lung infection. Mandela was discharged from hospital in September, but continued to receive intensive care at home. He had a long history of lung problems after contracting tuberculosis while in jail. Timeline: Nelson Mandela
A Rajasthan court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in a sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram till December 9.
Showing no let-up in his tirade against Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday challenged Modi “to fix the time, date and venue to discuss Article 370, which gives special powers to the state”.
A delegation of Congress and TRS MPs from Telangana region today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and conveyed their apprehensions over inclusion of two Rayalaseema districts, namely Ananthapur and Kurnool, with the proposed Telangana state.
Ashok Khemka has objected to the manner in which the chargesheet was handed over to his minor son on Wednesday night while he was out of the town. He said that the chargesheet was a private matter between the employer and the employee but leaking it to the media “is an act of criminal defamation”.
The Gujarat police on Thursday brought Asaram’s son Narayan Sai, who is accused of rape and sexually assaulting a woman at his ashram from 2002 to 2005, to Surat where he was interrogated for more than six hours before he was taken for a medical examination to the local civil hospital.
A local court today reserved for December 13 its order on admitting a criminal defamation suit filed by suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma against columnist-activist Madhu Kishwar with regard to the snooping scandal.
No business was transacted in parliament on the first day of the winter session today as both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned after obituary references.
The Supreme Court on Thursday urged the state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk, which is injurious to human consumption, an offence punishable with life imprisonment.
The PM's remark, during a navy day reception, was in response to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif allegedly saying the Kashmir issue could trigger a fourth war with India anytime, a statement subsequently denied by Sharif’s office. Kashmir a flashpoint for another Indo-Pak war: Sharif
Taking the debate on Article 370 of the Constitution forward, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said it must be noted that the special provision for a separate status for Jammu and Kashmir had “nothing to do with secularism” and turned into an “instrument of oppression and discrimination against Indian citizens.”
The Bharatiya Janata Party state unit is going all out to ensure that its upcoming Vijay Sankalp Rally in Ranchi is a success where the party's PM candidate Narendra Modi will deliver his maiden speech.
The roller-coaster ride to Telangana has now taken a sudden turn, with the Centre planning a new avatar, Rayala-Telangana, just before proposing the Telangana bill in Parliament’s winter session, beginning today.
Tiger Hanif, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993 and has exhausted all legal avenues in Britain, has made a final representation to home secretary Theresa May to avoid extradition to India. An aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Hanif, whose full name is Mohammed Umerji Patel, 52, was traced to a grocery store in Bolton, Greater Manchester, in March 2010.
Ashok Pancilly, a final year student of BTech at Indian Institute of Technology-Indore, has been named as the best Google student ambassador from India by the internet giant.
Politics breathed some fresh momentum into the stock market on Thursday with the Sensex surging 457 points to an intra-day high of 21,166, before erasing initial gains to close up 249 points, or 1.2%, to 20,958. Can Narendra Modi be the game-changer for BJP?
Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Pakistan prime minister on national security and foreign affairs, claims Indian forces on the glacier posed a 'serious threat' to the country's environment.
Former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury and three other witnesses are likely to be summoned by the Goa Police to record their statement in connection with a sexual assault case against the magazine's founder Tarun Tejpal, officials said today.
A voluntary organistaion filed an FIR against retired Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly, who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern, with a police station in Kolkata on Wednesday.
The winter session of Parliament will begin from Thursday with the opposition expected to seek to corner the government on price rise and the JPC report on 2G spectrum allocation and problems of farmers.
A Delhi court on Wednesday granted Gujarat Police a one-day transit remand of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, accused in a rape case in Surat.
From being seen by his rivals as a ‘non-factor’ for the current round of assembly polls, BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi emerged not just a key campaigner but the one who could draw additional votes for the BJP wherever he held ralllies, its leaders believe.
Syrian rebels want to use nuns "kidnapped" from their Maalula convent north of Damascus as "human shields," pro-regime daily Al-Watan said Wednesday.
Visiting US Vice-President Joe Biden has stressed on trust as the basis of relations between Washington and Beijing during his meeting with the country’s top leadership amid increasing tension over a Chinese maritime defence zone.
India's maiden mission to Mars has traversed beyond the sphere of influence (SOI) of Earth extending about 9,25,000 km in its 10-month long voyage to the red planet.
Delhi on Wednesday recorded the highest number of violations of the Model Code of Conduct in the history of assembly elections, the Election Commission said.
A district court on Wednesday awarded life sentence to former RJD Parliamentarian Vijay Krishna and three others found guilty in the murder case of a JD(U) leader four years ago.
Maoists massacred seven police officials in a landmine explosion in Bihar on Tuesday even as the state cabinet approved a new surrender-cum-rehabilitation policy for left-wing extremists.