A searing heat wave had large parts of India in its grip on Sunday, with authorities in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh reporting dozens of deaths in the past few days.
Home ministry seeks 4,500 crore from Modi-led committee to boost infrastructure in the interiors of the nine Maoist-affected states
The recent arrest of a driver in Bengaluru for circulating videos of rapes and gang-rapes uncovered the dark world in which acts of brutal violence against women are turned into someone else’s entertainment. Some experts and reports also say the existence of the “deep web” – the portion of the internet that cannot be indexed by common search engines –helps in consuming gore and violent content online.
National Security Advisor Ajit Kumar Doval’s statement that India shares a 106-km border with Afghanistan has again brought the focus on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), with New Delhi underlining its claim over the territory.
Pakistan has reacted strongly to defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s remarks hinting at covert operations to counter terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country, saying the comments confirmed its fears about India’s alleged involvement in terror.
Now firmly back in the saddle, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will launch efforts to strengthen “Brand Amma” with an eye on the 2016 elections to the state assembly.
Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, a disagreement over the chief ministerial face post the merger of 'Janata Parivar' constituents is believed one of the main stumbling blocks in the JD(U)-RJD coalition.
The government's stand against criminalising marital rape, fear of misuse notwithstanding, denies a woman her basic right over her body by making it difficult for her to refuse to have forced sex within a marriage.
In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court has asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to make arrangements for the accommodation of an accused and pay him a monthly allowance of Rs 6,000 till the pendency of his trial.
A Trinamool Congress booth committee leader was injured and his wife killed in a bomb explosion at their house in West Bengal's Birbhum district in the wee hours on Sunday.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa returned as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the fifth time on Saturday, making a comeback nearly eight months after she resigned following her conviction in a corruption case.
Hailing the Modi government for its achievements in the first year of its rule, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the BJP-led coalition had been able to restore the stature, dignity and credibility of the Prime Minister’s Office that was missing in the UPA era.
An increasing number of urban Indian professionals are signing up for courses and training in paranormal sciences from a host of institutes that have mushroomed across India. And the cost of these courses — which can touch Rs 75,000 — is no deterrent.
Pigeon keeping, which became popular in the Mughal era, still flourishes in Old Delhi, where a large community of enthusiasts follows the sport.
Trade unions, including the RSS affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have opposed the government's move to deduct tax at source (TDS) on pre-mature provident fund (PF) withdrawals and called it 'anti-worker'.