Indian politicians and controversial remarks go hand in hand. Several of them have proven that misogyny runs deep in the crop of politicians in the country.
349 Indians reached Djibouti on Wednesday after being evacuated on a Navy vessel from strife-torn Yemen's Aden city late Tuesday night and will fly to Mumbai soon.
A 50-year-old woman’s body was found near her husband’s pyre at Lohata village in Latur district of Maharashtra on Tuesday. The incident sparked rumours of the woman having committed ‘sati- a ritual banned in India. But local police officials refuted the rumours.
Union minister of state Giriraj Singh faced flak on Wednesday for targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi in racist remarks, which he later described as 'informal'. The Congress also demanded Singh's resignation, as a massive row broke out over Singh's slip -- the latest chapter in the faux pas list of foot-in-mouth Indian politicians. HT brings to you a complete guide on the controversy.
Nigeria has reacted sharply to junior minister Giriraj Singh's racist remark that the Congress would not have accepted Sonia Gandhi as its party president if she was from that country.
What action should the BJP take against Giriraj Singh for his remark against Sonia?
BJP MP Giriraj Singh targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a racist remark on Wednesday, questioning whether the party would have accepted her as its chief if the colour of her skin had not been white.
This summer going to museums, zoos and tiger reserves will get cheaper but for eating out, flying business-class and investing in mutual funds and chit funds you will have to pay more with the new service tax regime coming into effect starting Wednesday.
Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has allegedly advised protesting nurses not to stage a hunger strike under the hot sun as it could darken their complexion and affect their marital prospects, joining a growing list of ministers from the state who have drawn criticism for their public comments.
A minor girl was shot dead on the outskirts of the city by a man who was allegedly stalking her, police said on Wednesday.
The 348 Indians dramatically evacuated by an Indian warship from the Yemeni port of Aden amidst an overnight bombardment reached Djibouti on Wednesday. They will be flown home from Djibouti.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a senior income tax (I-T) department official in Jodhpur for his alleged role in a bribery case, officials said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a summons issued to former prime minister Manmohan Singh by a special court in connection with a coal scam case.
Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.
For decades, the Kharwar tribal population of some 3,000 had waited for the state to build a road through the hills to twin hamlets of Barwan Kalan and Barwan Khurd, located 300 km south-west of Patna on the Kaimur plateau on the borders with Uttar Pradesh.