Nearly one out of three people in India’s villages, or about 31.2% of the rural population, are poor with income barely enough to buy even basic essentials, a new government study has found.
BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday came out with a new list of in-charges for different states, assigning West Bengal to newly appointed general secretary and Madhya Pradesh minister Kailash Vijayavargiya who delivered the party a grand victory in Haryana last year.
He came, he saw no crowd and he left in a huff without inaugurating the over-ground concrete waste bins waiting for launch.
Militant outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to cancel the bail granted by Andhra Pradesh high court to Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, the prime accused in a cash-for-vote case.
A class 12 student allegedly committed suicide on Friday in Jharkhand’s Dumka district after her parents turned down her repeated pleas to construct a toilet at home as they wanted to save money for the 17-year-old’s marriage, police said.
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Yet again, Friday remained a tense day in the Kashmir Valley as the authorities clamped down on separatists and their supporters in Srinagar and south Kashmir.
St Stephen's college Principal Valson Thampu's resignation was sought on Friday by the 27-year-old research scholar who had earlier accused a lecturer from the college of molesting her.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has splurged Rs 5 crore from the state exchequer to get himself a brand new bullet-proof bus in his favourite colour, white, which also happens to be the colour of a fleet of luxury SUVs the leader acquired for his entourage recently.
Over 200 students protesting the appointment of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) were on Friday detained by the Delhi Police.
Government has notified the rules for calculating overseas income and assets under the foreign black money law that came into effect on July 1.
The Union government on Friday released socio-economic caste census data which finance minister Arun Jaitley said would help the understand the Centre in planning policies.
Twelve students and a pregnant woman were injured on Friday when a 11,000 kw high tension wire fell on the bus they were boarding at Bhagwanpura village in Dholpur district, police said.
President Pranab Mukherjee suggested that the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana set aside their differences and live together in peace and harmony on Friday during a routine visit through South India.