India

  • 26/11
    Aug 04, 2015 14:06 IST

    Pak investigator points to country's hand in 26/11 attacks

    The Pakistani investigator who led the probe into the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has said sleuths uncovered a raft of evidence linking the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to the carnage that was “planned and launched” from Pakistani soil.

  • Kamlesh Vaswani
    Aug 04, 2015 13:30 IST

    Kamlesh Vaswani: The lawyer behind India's ban on pornography

    Whenever 43-year-old Vaswani heard of such violence against women, he felt he should do something. He ended up drawing a connection between pornography on the internet and sex crimes, and filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court in 2013 seeking a complete ban on all porn websites. His petition is the only such move against online pornography in India.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 13:26 IST

    Congress, NCP, TMC boycott LS: remaining Opposition stages walkout

    A pugnacious opposition launched a united protest in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday against the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, with members of the Congress, TMC and National Congress Party boycotting the proceedings, and the Left parties walking out after the House met accompanied by the SP and the RJD.

  • Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 13:18 IST

    Congress a 'destructive' opposition, says BJP

    As Congress MPs led by president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demonstrated against the suspension of 25 party MPs outside Parliament on Tuesday, BJP parliamentary party accused it of being a 'destructive' opposition and passed a resolution against its 'obstructionist and anti-development' policies.

  • child abuse minor rape
    Aug 04, 2015 12:30 IST

    3-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Bengaluru school

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at her school in Bengaluru, sparking protests by parents of students who clashed with police on Tuesday.

  • Ansar Burney
    Aug 04, 2015 12:29 IST

    Indian envoy to meet woman stranded in Pakistan for 15 years

    Indian high commissioner TCA Raghavan will meet a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in Pakistan for at least 15 years to explore the possibility of her repatriation, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Congress Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 11:30 IST

    PM should listen to 'mann ki baat' of people of India: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress MPs led by president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demonstrated against the suspension of 25 party MPs outside Parliament on Tuesday, saying they would expand their protest across the country.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 10:50 IST

    Strategy to isolate Cong could backfire, key bills may be stalled

    Within a day after the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, the government is learnt to be exploring options to pacify the principal opposition party to end the growing acrimony that threatens to derail the NDA regime's reforms agenda.

  • NSCN, nagaland
    Aug 04, 2015 08:03 IST

    Naga peace accord: Key moments of the insurgency

    Who are the Nagas? Here is the timeline of the key moments of the Naga insurgency.

  • Naga peace accord
    Aug 04, 2015 10:30 IST

    Naga accord: Will the 'framework agreement' end insurgency?

    The historic peace accord signed by the government and the NSCN-IM on Monday came nearly 40 years after another similar treaty inked in Shillong failed to establish peace and led to a fracturing of the Naga rebel movement.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 02:43 IST

    Suspension of MPs would have 'disastrous fallout', warns Cong

    The suspension of 25 Congress members from the Lok Sabha may have been defended by the treasury benches, but the rancour between the two sides threatens the government’s reform agenda, with the Opposition party warning of a “disastrous fallout”.

  • Mob attacks Marredpally police station in Secunderabad. (Screen grab from video posted by ABN Telugu)
    Aug 04, 2015 09:20 IST

    500-strong mob attacks police station in Secunderabad

    A mob of over 500 people attacked a police station on Tuesday at Secunderabad city over death of a man, who was earlier detained in connection with a scuffle.

  • A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
    Aug 04, 2015 08:30 IST

    Pakistan violates ceasefire again, one civilian killed

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Tuesday fired mortal shells and targeted 12 BSF posts in Kanachack and Pargwal areas in Jammu district, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.

  • Naga accord
    Aug 03, 2015 18:50 IST

    Centre, Naga rebels ink peace deal to end longest insurgency

    The NDA government and the NSCN-IM on Monday signed a peace accord aimed at ending India’s longest running insurgency, capping protracted peace talks that began in 1997.

  • Internet pornography
    Aug 04, 2015 11:59 IST

    Poll | Do you believe govt's reason for banning porn sites?

    Poll | Do you believe the govt's reason for banning porn sites?