The principal of a private school has been arrested for allegedly molesting two girl students in Chhattisgarh's Durg district, police said on Wednesday.
After two Goa lawmakers called Nigerians 'cancer' and 'wild animals', the state home ministry has referred to an African as 'Negro', spelt wrongly as 'Nigro', in an annexure submitted to the assembly.
Protesters demanding the fall of the Pakistani government blockaded parliament and key ministries today in the latest round of a week-long political drama that has shaken the restive nuclear-armed nation.
Human rights activist Irom Sharmila who has been on hunger strike for the last 14 years in protest against alleged army atrocities on Wednesday walked free from a prison hospital where doctors had force fed her to keep her alive.
Indian National Lok Dal leader and MP Dushyant Chautala on Wednesday attacked Haryana Chief Minister Bhupender Singh Hooda, accusing him of sharing the dais with BJP to make sure "there was no CBI probe" against him.
Faced with an alarming flood situation, the Bihar government on Wednesday sought central assistance on an emergency basis, even as the floods claimed two more lives in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 17.
British prime minister David Cameron broke off his holiday on Wednesday for talks on the threat posed by Islamic State jihadists following the "shocking and depraved" apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley.
Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.
Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday defended his meetings with Hurriyat leaders over which India called off planned talks between the foreign secretaries of the two countries, but said his government was committed to the dialogue process with India.
A 31-year-old man who sought fresh dowry after qualifying for a government job, allegedly burnt alive his wife of six years along with their two children in Jharkhand's Garhwa district after his demand was not met.
Former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven others, chargesheeted by the ED in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, were on Wednesday granted bail by a special CBI court.
Marks obtained for questions on English language comprehension skills, asked in second paper of the civil services (preliminary) examination, will not be included for grading, according to a notification issued by the Centre.
With the Narendra Modi government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said 'some progress' has been made by SIT which has initiated steps for bringing back black money stashed away by Indian citizens in foreign banks.
Delhi has been ranked a dismal 111th out of 140 world cities in a latest global liveability study, pointing to the lack of urban planning across India's polluted and chaotic cities.