At least three army jawans were injured on Saturday in an explosion at the Gorkha Rifles headquarters in Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun, officials said.
Volunteers belonging to the leftist DYFI were detained on Saturday after they tried to stage a road blockade outside IIT, Madras to protest the derecognition of a students' group for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as some political parties expressed concern over 'threats' to freedom of expression.
Giridhar Gamang, one of the country’s best known tribal leaders and a former chief minister of Odisha, resigned from the Congress on Saturday citing 'humiliation' and 'loss of self-respect'.
The south-west monsoon failed to keep its date on Saturday with Kerala, its first stopover, with the weathermen saying the sluggish delay will be there for only a couple of days.
The Union Cabinet on Saturday recommended re-promulgation of the controversial land acquisition ordinance for the third time, drawing a sharp rebuke from the opposition Congress which has been stalling the bill’s passage in the Rajya Sabha.
Atali village near Faridabad has seen several days of violent disputes over land, and whether it belongs to the Muslim waqf or the local panchayat.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended the contentious land acquisition bill and stressed his government’s commitment to implementing the “one rank one pension” (OROP) scheme for retired military personnel.
Sohanlal Valmiki, the man who disappeared after serving a seven-year jail term after he sexually assaulted nurse Aruna Shanbaug, says his life has been a penance for 42 years during which he gave up his “bad habits”.
A decision by IIT-Madras to derecognise a students’ body that allegedly criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought people out on the streets in protest on Friday but institute officials defended the move, saying the group violated guidelines.
A case would soon be registered against Nestle, the company making Maggi noodles.
Rolling out the prospect of “an ambitious political and security agenda”, the European Union (EU) has reached out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting him for an India-EU summit in Brussels in November.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project of building the 508-kilometre long Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed line to reduce travel time between the two cities to a flat two hours will take at least ten years to build and operationalise, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has indicated.
The Uttarakhand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has slapped a notice on actor Madhuri Dixit for making ‘misleading claims’ about Nestle India’s Maggi Atta noodles.
Annual monsoon, the lifeline of Asia’s third-largest economy, is unlikely to hit the southern state of Kerala on May 30 as forecast, but forecasters said they didn’t expect the sluggish rains to be delayed by more than a couple of days.