West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee does not seem inclined to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his forthcoming visit to Bangladesh, triggering a fresh round of efforts to get the Trinamool Congress chief on board for the crucial trip.
Indian scientists have confirmed that the April 25 Nepal earthquake can cause propagation of stresses on adjacent segments of the fault and future damaging quakes.
The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tullamula in Srinagar, considered the biggest congregation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, was celebrated with traditional fervour on Tuesday. But for Tikka Lal and his wife Sarla, life has “moved on too much’’ over the past 25 years to even think of “resettlement” now.
The sweltering heat across India, rising demand of electricity and scanty rains this summer (as is widely forecast) are likely to worsen India’s power woes. However, the government officials monitoring the situation, claim that India is prepared to deal with the summer’s onslaught.
The Centre on Tuesday accused environment NGO Greenpeace India of violating Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by merging its foreign contributions with domestic donations.
Houses and vehicles belonging to a minority community in Atali village were torched during communal violence in the district late on Monday evening.
Senior auditor Vitesh Kumar and an assistant accounts officer (AAO) Kashmiri Lal of the principal controller of defence accounts (PCDA), Western Command, were caught red-handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation while accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000 on Tuesday.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has curtailed the health budget despite announcing public health programmes, the reputable medical journal The Lancet has claimed in a recent issue.
The Malin landslide last July, which killed more than 100 people, was not just a consequence of manmade interventions, but was also the result of a tectonic phenomenon, a new paper revealed.
Gujjar leaders on Tuesday night begun crucial talks with the state government over a demand for 5% reservation, seeking to end a six-day-long logjam which has resulted in a loss of Rs. two crore per day to the railways.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his government completing one year in office, saying what people have got is "selfie leadership" instead of "selfless leadership" they had voted for in the Lok Sabha polls.
After spending 17 months behind bars in connection with an alleged rape case, self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai today walked out of Lajpor Central Jail here on three weeks' temporary bail.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came down heavily on Narendra Modi government, which is celebrating its first anniversary, saying the government created many records in introducing anti-people polices and the celebration is only for a few corporate houses.
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday stressed that Swedish Bofors guns were of good quality but declined to comment on President Pranab Mukherjee’s remarks that no scandal had been established in their acquisition.
Four accused, arrested for their alleged involvement in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case, have been granted bail by a Delhi court.