Unscientific coal mining has destroyed parts of Meghalaya. Despite this, locals still root for the industry. A visit to the coal belt reveals both dependence and devastation.
The swine flu epidemic has claimed the lives of 36 more people, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,041. The number of people affected by the virus also stands at 19,000 now.
A 26-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped in Muzaffarnafar by five youth, including the son of a sub-inspector, police said on Sunday.
From Shivaji memorials to slum development, community housing to highrises, a new school of architecture helmed by architects from Mumbai and Delhi is bringing culture and community back into the classroom.
Nearly a week after he was forced to quit as Bihar's chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday launched a new political front to "expose the real face" of chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Here are some of the reactions to the Modi government's first full-year budget presented by Arun Jaitley on Saturday.
Amid the debate over Rahul Gandhi’s leave of absence, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said it would have been good if the party vice-president had attended the ongoing budget session of the Parliament.
A shutdown called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) threw normal life out of gear in Odisha’s communally sensitive Kandhamal district on Saturday, police said.
Experts say they may be part of a falling meteor or a rocket that may have hit the ground. The fireballs left behind an orange trail as they descended and triggered loud noises in some areas.
Arun Kumar Singh, a 1979 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, has been named ambassador to the United States in place of S Jaishankar, who took over as foreign secretary on January 28. Fifty-nine-year-old Singh is India’s ambassador to France now.
The CBI, re-investigating the January 2010 murder of Pune-based RTI activist Satish Shetty, took under its scanner six local police officers for their alleged role at the time the crime was probed by the state police.
The historic swearing in ceremony of the BJP-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alliance government on Sunday will see the state witness a major political shift in its power corridors. PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed will be sworn-in with Prime Minister Narendra Modi joining too.
Former TERI chief RK Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, has resigned from the prestigious Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, which has been accepted.
A Post Graduate Institute of Horticulture Research and Education to come up in Amritsar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the Budget a thumbs-up on Saturday, saying it would further reignite India’s growth engine and signal the dawn of a prosperous future for the country.