Congress maintained that Parliament can function only if the Modi government secures the resignations of BJP leaders charged with the alleged irregularities while smaller regional parties like RJD and Samajwadi Party looked keen to discuss other issues.
Pakistan dismissed on Thursday India's assertion that the terrorists who had carried out attacks in Gurdaspur had infiltrated from there, saying pointing fingers without investigation is "not a healthy trend".
India is on course to be the world’s most populous nation by 2022, surpassing China sooner than previously estimated, according to the UN’s 2015 Revised World Population Prospect report.
Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections set to be held later this year, the NDA government is considering raising the creamy layer criterion from the present annual income of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10.5 lakh.
The families of three Vyapam scam accused who died in a road accident five years ago have separately alleged the deceased were deliberately implicated as they could not defend themselves and could conveniently be used to shield real culprits.
US aerospace giant Boeing has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit its largest factory in Seattle, Washington, en route to his meeting with the Indian diaspora in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on September 26.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao made Pratyusha, a girl tortured for years by her stepmother and a collaborating father, his family member on Wednesday, showering affection on the tormented girl.
In a fresh affidavit filed before the SC, the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) stated it wasn’t in a position to grant clearances for atleast 45 HEP unless the SC changed its August 13, 2013, order. The ministry said it had no restriction.
The government is busy firming up the agenda for talks between the Indian and Pakistani national security advisers that are likely to be held on August 23 and 24 after this week’s deadly attack in Punjab that New Delhi blames on terrorists from Pakistan, HT has learnt.
Four death row convicts in Bihar have been waiting for a decision on their mercy petition for more than a decade because their plea to be spared the gallows was lost somewhere in Delhi.
The Narendra Modi government on Thursday called the debate on abolishing capital punishment “legitimate” but made it clear there was no way India could afford to take the leap now due to terrorism in India and the country’s disturbed neighbourhood.
The police force in Mumbai and its social media lab went into an overdrive ahead of the hanging of 1993 serial blasts convict Yakub Memon to keep rumour mongers at bay and prevent any untoward incident.
Twenty-two years after the serial blasts ripped through Mumbai, the case still continues in the Tada court, with seven key accused facing trial.
Security in Mumbai was beefed up on Wednesday evening with police personnel being posted at different spots in the city.
The goverment on Thursday said there was no plan to make teaching of yoga mandatory at all the educational institutions in the country. However, it said that yoga is a subject along with physical and health education for schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).