A day after terror suspect Khalid Mujahid, 30, died mysteriously while being escorted to Lucknow jail following a court hearing, the Uttar Pradesh government sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident.
The death toll in an avalanche in the Siachen glacier region last year has risen to 128, following the recovery of three more bodies, the Pakistani military said.
In wake of the recent border dispute in Ladakh, both India and China are making efforts to rebuild ties factoring in political and economic realities on the ground. Shishir Gupta
writes. China’s ring of friction | The order of business
The India-China border dispute is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India is likely to give impetus to bilateral and trade ties. Sutirtho Patranobis
& Jayanth Jacob
report. Engaging the dragon
| China’s ring of friction
A hardcore criminal lodged at Araria jail has demanded Rs. 10 crore from the BJP MP from Araria, Pradeep Kumar Singh, threatening ti kill him if he failed to pay.
Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Saturday met Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif and briefed him on the security situation of the country.
The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape victim violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers inspired last time around over claims of fraud, users and experts say.
The army on Saturday said it repelled a major infiltration bid by militants to sneak into Kashmir’s Machil sector but a junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier seriously injured while attempting to push back the militants into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Peerzada Ashiq reports.
A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow.
A local court on Saturday granted bail to two persons; Ramdas Burud, a driver to one of the accused officials of TMC, and Afroz Ansari, who had supplied materials for the ill-fated building; in the Mumbra building crash case.
Blasphemy is a very sensitive issue in Pakistan, where 97% of the 180 million population are Muslims, and even unproven allegations can spark a violent public backlash.
The CRPF, which recently tookover the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad.
The blame game over the food security bill continued on Saturday, with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi blaming the opposition again for stalling it in Parliament. The Opposition’s “politics of disruption” revealed their attitude towards the poor, he said.
Investigation into the spot-fixing scandal has revealed that the three arrested players — S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — had splurged the money given in advance to them by bookies on expensive apparel, mobile phones, wristwatches and other gadgets. Karn Pratap Singh