In a show of unity and to counter the rivals’ propaganda of discord in the “secular” alliance, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to share the stage with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during his campaign trail in Bihar.
Vice-president Hamid Ansari’s call for “affirmative action” for backward Muslims as a “pre-requisite” for equality has re-ignited a prickly debate, with the BJP and right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad slamming Ansari for making a case for reservation.
The Patel agitation spearhead Hardik Patel will organise a "reverse" Dandi march from Dandi to Ahmedabad later this week in a bid to scale up the movement in its second phase.
Violence flared up in Manipur on Tuesday as three people died allegedly in clashes with police a day after an angry mob torched the houses of a minister and five legislators to protest new state laws that aim to regulate the influx of outsiders.
During his two-day visit to Odisha, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will lead a 'Save Farmer March' in Bargarh district, highlighting the alleged failure of both the Centre and BJD regime in the state in helping farmers to overcome their plight.
Three police teams have been camped in West Bengal, Guwahati and Jharkhand to comb through Khanna’s financial statements and investment papers to unearth a financial motive behind the gruesome murder.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday welcomed the steps taken by the government in filling up vacancies meant for differently-abled persons. The Court also quashed a contempt plea alleging "wilful disobedience" of an order to provide 3% quota to such persons.
Siddhartha Das, Indrani Mukerjea’s former partner and Sheena Bora’s biological father, said he is willing to travel to Mumbai and undergo a DNA test if the police take him there.
One person was killed and three were injured in two blasts in Pune in Maharashtra on Tuesday, but there was no terror angle to the incidents, police said.
Nearly 150 million workers from 10 central trade unions will go on strike on Wednesday against the government’s proposed labour reforms with the protest likely to shut down banks, factories as well as auto, taxi and flight services in many parts of the country.
Indrani Mukerjea’s alleged silence and refusal to shed light in the murder of daughter Sheena Bora have prompted police to turn to her accomplices, former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai, to crack the gripping crime.
After a Bajrang Dal threatened Prof KS Bhagwan, the rationalist told HT that he was not afraid of such intimidations. He also challenged the Hindutva group leader for a debate. Here's what he told out Bengaluru correspondent Sudipto Mondal.
The Maharashtra government is planning to modify rules on liquor consumption including allowing a permit holder to keep 12 bottles of alcohol at home instead of the current limit of two in the aftermath of more than 100 people dying after consuming local alcohol.
More than two dozen men in Uttar Pradesh’s Paschimpara village have been waiting for over seven years to tie the knot and they see no light at the end of the tunnel. That’s because this area on the outskirts of Kanpur city has no electricity.
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 100.20 crore at the end of May 2015 to 100.69 crore at the end of June, showing a monthly growth rate of 0.49%, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday.