Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appointed Rajiv Mehrishi as the home secretary on a two year term after incumbent LC Goyal put in his papers.
When asked about his political preferences, a student was wary, and cautiously said: "I compare the past state of development with the present and then decide. There has been some improvement. We have better roads and electricity under the Nitish government. But I have personally not benefited under any government scheme." And how would he vote? Mandal smiled, and said, "Isn't that my private right? What I can say is traditional patterns will not work anymore."
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The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Mutalik against a Bombay high court decision upholding the order restraining him and his associates from entering the territory of Goa.
Incessant rains for the past few days have triggered flood-like situation in Assam and in parts of West Bengal.
Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta on Sunday suspended four MLAs and issued show cause notice to five others for "anti-party activities", said an APCC spokesperson.
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed Rajasthan high court's order declaring Santhara, a Jain ritual of voluntary and systematic fasting to death, as a criminal offence and issued a notice to Centre and the Rajasthan government.
The Supreme Court dismissed on Monday a petition seeking cancellation of bail of film star Salman Khan who was convicted and sentenced in a hit-and-run case. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu declined the plea by one of the alleged victims associated with the case and belonging to Mumbai Police.
Minister of state for food processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has asked the Hindu community to "protect" its daughters from the influence of non-believers.
Patel leaders in Uttar Pradesh say they intend to back Hardik Patel’s campaign for reservations though it is unlikely to generate as much interest in the politically crucial state, where the community already has access to benefits under the OBC category.
In an attempt to find Geeta's parents, a deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, an Indian social worker has filed a petition in a court in Karachi to seek custody of the girl.
Indrani Mukerjea ensured her daughter Sheena Bora and her son Mikhail did not communicate with each other on the day of the alleged murder.
Mumbai police plans to seek an extension to their police custody of Indrani Mukerjea, Sanjeev Khanna and Shyamvar Rai, the three accused in the Sheena Bora murder case when they are produced before the court on Monday.
Himachal Pradesh is set to join hands with United Kingdom to preserve the British-era structures and boost high-end tourism in the state.
Every November, farmers in the northern states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan burn their agricultural waste increasing the air pollution in the national capital region and neighbouring cities — home to over 25 million people.