Amid discontent among MLCs jostling for ministerial berths, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah expanded his council of ministers by inducting SR Patil, a former leader of opposition, today.
Two men were arrested from aboard a Pakistan International Airways (PIA) plane on Friday following a security alert that saw British fighter jets scramble and escort it to Stansted airport in southeast England. Dipankar De Sarkar reports.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved Srikanth Srinivasan as the most senior US judge of South Asian descent, amid speculation that he may one day be tapped for the Supreme Court.
Ritesh Chandiwala, a leader of BJP’s youth wing in a Madhya Pradesh town, and his four associates, have been booked for the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl on May 19, the police said.
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar shot down a bilateral meet at Kiev after Ukraine refused to exempt her and accompanying six MPs from frisking. Saubhadra Chatterji
reports.A touchy issue
WikiLeaks has released an annotated version of what it says is a leaked transcript of a documentary that takes a critical look at the anti-secrecy group ahead of the film's US premiere today.
Counterterrorism police are questioning a friend of Michael Adebolajo, one of two men suspected in the savage killing of a British soldier.
A man and his daughter were arrested for allegedly sacrificing a four-year-old boy at Naheri village in UP, police said today.
BCCI president N Srinivasan said on Friday night that his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's arrest by the Mumbai Police was an attempt to target him and he has no intention to resign from his post.Veil of secrecy on CSK abode
A 16-year-old girl has been allegedly assaulted sexually by a functionary of the youth wing of the BJP and his friends at a place 45 km west of Ujjain city.
Concerned over the spot-fixing controversy in the T20 league tournament, political parties today upped the ante with the NCP demanding BCCI chief N Srinivasan’s resignation after his son-in-law's name figured in the ongoing investigations. HT
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.
Though the crime branch is yet to decide on whether they would be making Rauf an accused in their case, officials said they were aware that he was known as 'Dada' was a friend of bookies Pawan Jaipur, and also of Vindoo Dara Singh. Rahul Mahajani reports.
The Congress on Friday formed a panel of 36 leaders who will articulate the party’s views in the electronic media as part of its preparations for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
A Brigadier and two jawans were injured tonight when Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian positions violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Tutmari Gali sector in Jammu and Kashmir.