Taking the debate on Article 370 of the Constitution forward, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said it must be noted that the special provision for a separate status for Jammu and Kashmir had “nothing to do with secularism” and turned into an “instrument of oppression and discrimination against Indian citizens.”
Tiger Hanif, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993 and has exhausted all legal avenues in Britain, has made a final representation to home secretary Theresa May to avoid extradition to India. An aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Hanif, whose full name is Mohammed Umerji Patel, 52, was traced to a grocery store in Bolton, Greater Manchester, in March 2010.
The roller-coaster ride to Telangana has now taken a sudden turn, with the Centre planning a new avatar, Rayala-Telangana, just before proposing the Telangana bill in Parliament’s winter session, beginning today.
Ashok Pancilly, a final year student of BTech at Indian Institute of Technology-Indore, has been named as the best Google student ambassador from India by the internet giant.
The BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014 – the world’s first ranking for universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, plus 17 other emerging economies – places the alma mater of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at rank 13, ahead of six IITs.
The Union cabinet will today take a final call on the controversial plan to expand the boundary of the proposed Telangana state to include two Rayalseema districts too, a move staunchly opposed by Telangana politicians.
The winter session of Parliament will begin from Thursday with the opposition expected to seek to corner the government on price rise and the JPC report on 2G spectrum allocation and problems of farmers.
The Gujarat police on Thursday brought Asaram’s son Narayan Sai, who is accused of rape and sexually assaulting a woman at his ashram from 2002 to 2005, to Surat where he was interrogated for more than six hours before he was taken for a medical examination to the local civil hospital.
On a day Narendra Modi dubbed the communal violence bill as a 'recipe for disaster', PM Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government will try to evolve a broadbased consensus on issues which are of 'great' legislative importance.
The police have started a manhunt for a French tourist accused of sexually abusing children in Odisha’s Puri district, officials said today.
Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague, is sticking to his version that whatever happened between the two was a "consensual act", a police officer said today.
The Supreme Court on Thursday urged the state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk, which is injurious to human consumption, an offence punishable with life imprisonment.
A day after exit polls predicted a BJP sweep in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh assembly elections, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh gave the party another reason to cheer saying the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was moving away from "fanatic" ideology.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's statement seeking a debate on Article 370 of the constitution giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir has stirred a hornet's nest, but it transpires he might actually have been referring to the state's property rights.