When Kapra Mardi rejoined the “mainstream” after leaving a Maoist outfit eight years ago, her homecoming was celebrated by the administration as a success story in wooing back a rebel.
The 803rd Urs (annual feast) celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer, starting from Monday, will be momentous affair this year - thanks to US President Barack Obama.
The headless torsos of the two Dalit labourers – Nanjaiah (60) and Krishnaiah (47) – were still warm when the police found them at a banana plantation, off National Highway 209, on the afternoon of March 19.
Taking the battle on the land bill issue to social media, Congress on Saturday launched a "Zameen Wapsi" website on the eve of its farmers' rally which is expected to see the first major attack on the government by Rahul Gandhi after his return from leave of absence.
Jammu and Kashmir police registered a murder case over the death of a Class 9 student in firing by security forces to disperse protesters at Narbal area on Saturday.
Delhi Police on Saturday filed charge sheet against 13 persons arrested in connection with the petroleum ministry document leak case.
A three-member team of doctors from Hyderabad's government-run Osmania Hospital arrived in Chennai on Saturday to conduct fresh postmortem of five of the victims of the police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh on April 7.
BJP president Amit Shah has vetoed the move of ally Naga People’s Front (NPF) to have BJP and Congress legislators sailing together in the Nagaland government boat.
Vikas Swarup, the author of the book that was turned into the hit film Slumdog Millionaire, will be the new spokesperson of India's foreign ministry after Syed Akbaruddin, the ministry's popular voice on social media, bid adieu to the post.
Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief gives interview to TV channel, protests arrest of Masarat Alam.
The country's poor farming lobby flocked to BJP at the general election last May, but anger in rural areas is now mounting over his government's bid to overhaul land purchasing laws, compounding woes over extensive damage to winter crops due to unseasonal rain across northern India.
Holding a rally for farmers is good politics. And the Congress is pulling out all stops to ensure the success of a rally to be addressed by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday, arranging free rides and 'drinks' for those who attend.
People across India have offered to restore the first Maruti car after Hindustan Times reported that the vehicle, now a piece of history, is dying a slow death after its owner Harpal Singh and his wife Gulshanbeer Kaur passed away. Many showed an interest in buying the car built in 1983.
A Class 9 student was killed on Saturday after security forces opened fire at protesters in Jammu and Kashmir's Narbal after top separatist leader Masarat Alam's arrest for allegedly hoisting a Pakistan flag at a Srinagar rally.
Workers of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress clashed with Communist Party of India-Marxist activists during elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday.