A 50-year-old teacher was sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for raping his 14-year-old student in Punjab's Sangrur district, 58 km from Patiala, on Thursday.
Three Chennai Super Kings players, one of them quite senior, were in touch with Vindoo Dara Singh during the ongoing T20 season, the actor, arrested in connection with the spot-fixing probe, has told investigators. Debasish Panigrahi
reports. Vindoo puts police on bigger Bollywood trail
Two men with butcher knives hacked a person to death yeasterday near a London military barrack and one of the attackers then went on video to explain the crime - shouting political statements, gesturing with bloodied hands and waving a meat cleaver.'British soldier' killed in suspected Islamist attack
A new axis between Narendra Modi and BJP president Rajnath Singh — since Gujarat CM’s elevation to the party’s parliamentary board — has more to do with battle plans for the Lok Sabha polls than with jostling for the choice of prime minister’s candidate.
India is likely to get a fresh waiver from the sanctions imposed on doing business with Iran, a top the US official said here on Friday as she praised "tremendous progress" India made in reducing imports of oil from the Persian nation.
Congress V-P Rahul Gandhi sent out an unusually blunt message to his party colleagues yesterday, promising to be tougher than his mother in dealing with factionalism and indiscipline. HT
By giving a miss to the UPA’s ninth anniversary celebrations, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has dropped enough hints that it is distancing itself from the Congress ahead of the next general elections. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
and Srinand Jha
The national capital on Thursday experienced the hottest day this summer with the mercury touching the 45.7 degree Celsius mark, the highest for the month of May in a decade.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear a PIL challenging appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). HT reports.
An explosion ripped through a temple inside the premises of the 26th battalion Assam Rifles in Aizwal early today morning.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday officially charged four Hindu extremists for planting bombs outside a Malegaon mosque on September 8, 2006 that claimed 38 lives. Rajesh Ahuja reports.
Confusion over the nomenclature of disputed sites in eastern Ladakh may have delayed the resolution of the three-week standoff between India and China in April. Rahul Singh reports.
The university had been deliberating on the issue for a long time and a final decision was taken on Wednesday.
Two persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the alleged gang rape a 22-year-old college student on Mandar hill in Banka district of south-eastern Bihar, about 45 kilometres from Bhagalpur, late Tuesday.
Uttar Pradesh lokayukta justice (retd) NK Mehrotra has said that he had not given clean chit to former chief minister Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Rs. 1,410-crore Dalit memorials scam.