The Gujarat assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill which was previously sent back by two presidents. The amended Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill (GCTOC) allows a confession before a police officer to be admissible as evidence in court.
The government has decided not to go through with its plan to have tobacco manufacturers cover their products in lurid warnings, riling activists who say India needs to quickly wean its citizens off addictions to products such as cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become a big attraction in Aligarh, where people are flocking to worship her. They believe her to be an incarnation of lord Ganesha.
A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when the Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said on Tuesday.
They nurse big dreams but often end up in the wrong place as the lure of a lucrative pay takes hundreds of nurses from Kerala to faraway hostile environments — Yemen being the latest —and stay put there despite the odds.
Police in Ludhiana have detained four persons in connection with the gangrape of an elderly nun in Ranaghat and the subsequent robbery incident at a convent.
The Kerala high court on Tuesday upheld the liquor policy of the state government and dismissed a petition filed by the Kerala Bar Hotel Owners Association, allowing only 24 five-star hotels in the state to serve liquor.
The Pakistan high commission has raised with the external affairs ministry reports of a Pakistani teenager girl being molested by an official of Foreigner Regional Registration Offices (FRRO) in Pune and demanded action against the accused.
Kannada language will be a mandatory subject in classes one to ten in schools affiliated to Karnataka board and a compulsory medium of instruction from classes one to five.
The government Tuesday decided to bring in a fresh land ordinance that will include the changes incorporated in the bill passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this month.
The NDA government’s Jan Dhan Yojna might have recorded a sharp rise in new bank accounts but it faces several hurdles in its way to become an effective tool of financial inclusion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a pep talk to ministers of state with independent charge, exhorting them to work with an agenda and highlight achievements through social media and other platforms.
Recent financial scams like Saradha, Rose Valley or the Pearl Group schemes have one thing in common — all have collected money from the poor and vulnerable sections of the public by flouting norms.
India has bought about 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals to address damage to crop by unseasonal rains, trade sources said on Tuesday — the biggest such imports by India in five years.
Discard the British-era practice of a separate railway budget and allow entry of private train operators, recommended a committee set up to restructure the nation’s creaky public transporter in a voluminous 323-page interim report on Tuesday.