In a new twist, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has refused to participate in a three-member panel for selecting two eminent persons in the six-member National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) on whose validity a constitution bench began hearings on Monday.
The death toll in India from Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal has mounted to 66, officials said on Monday as the Centre rushed an inter-ministerial team of top officials to help coordinate relief operations in Nepal.
The news of more than 20,000 RSS workers participating in relief activities in earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu, doing the rounds on social media, is false and an image used is that of RSS volunteers during the Gujarat temblor of 2001.
India has ramped up its relief operations in quake-ravaged Nepal, with the focus on deploying medical and engineering teams and opening up road links to speed up the evacuation of hundreds of stranded Indian nationals.
The trail of death and devastation left by Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal and its aftershocks has driven the devout in Bihar to seek the protection of the presiding deity of one of the oldest living monuments in the country.
The Centre’s hopes to pass the contentious land bill dashed further as Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janta Dal, a party that had earlier supported many government legislation, unequivocally announced on Saturday that it would oppose the bill.
Adding another chapter to the film fraternity-politician-mafia nexus, 27-year-old Telugu starlet Neetu Agarwal was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday evening for her alleged involvement in smuggling of red sanders.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to kick off his countrywide padyatra (foot march) against the BJP-led NDA government’s policies on farm, land and labour reforms from Vidarbha in Maharashtra by month-end.
A flurry of posts on social media and messaging platforms claimed another powerful earthquake was set to strike India in the wake of the devastating temblor in Nepal, prompting the government to caution the media on Sunday against speculating about aftershocks.
A Telugu starlet - Neetu Agarwal - was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday evening for her alleged involvement in a red sanders smuggling racket.
Within a month of union education minister Smriti Irani spotting CCTV cameras in the trial room of a FabIndia outlet in Goa, the manager of a prominent water theme park at the southern fringes of Kolkata was detained on Sunday after a women spotted CCTV cameras inside park's changing room
Union parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu indicated on Sunday that the Centre may order a larger probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide after a getting the report of a preliminary Delhi Police inquiry.
The Indian monsoon - long known for its steady and gentle falls - is succumbing to "human-induced" changes to become more abrupt, according to a new multinational study led by a climate scientist from the state-run Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday awarded the 'Shaurya Chakra' gallantry medal to ITBP inspector Manjeet Singh who led his commandos in repulsing an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year.
The government and the opposition could be set for another round of intense sparring in Parliament beginning from Monday with issues like the GST Bill and agrarian crisis set to dominate Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, respectively.