Days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls and birth of Telangana, the BJP managed to stitch up a fairly tangled alliance in Andhra Pradesh with Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who’s known for driving a hard bargain. And yet it paid off.
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A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 40-year-old man at her house in Dharaye village under Kudwar police station of the district on Saturday, police said.
A CBI court in Ranchi on Saturday convicted 23 people and sentenced them to three to five years imprisonment in a multi-crore rupee fodder scam case.
The Uttarakhand government may soon announce its new land use policy after ordering a fresh measurement of the land of the state. The exercise, popularly known as land bandobast, will help update land records made 50 years ago when the state was part of Uttar Pradesh.
Thousands turned up to pay homage to the departed Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy at the Ravindra Kalakshetra where his remains were kept for public viewing and at Bangalore University's Kalagrama where he was consigned to ashes.
The first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta was commissioned by defence minister Arun Jaitley at the Naval dockyard Visakhapatnam on Saturday.
With the Kerala government deciding to close all the 730 bars in the state to bring about prohibition in a phased manner, the pro-liquor lobby has gone into a huddle on how to handle this situation.
Maharashtra revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat was targeted on Saturday in an ink attack in Ahmednagar by an alleged Shiv Sena activist, an aide said.
A Coimbatore-based Indian, Arunachalam Muruganantham, who has invented a machine that can be used to make cheap sanitary pads, hopes that the device would be available in 70 developing countries by next year. VIDEO INSIDE
Noting that ceasefire violations by Pakistan have increased, defence minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said Indian security forces are responding effectively to protect the country's interests.
DMK on Saturday rejected Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's charge on the Mullaperiar dam issue that it did not act on the inter-state water problem, insisting that the matter had first cropped up during the AIADMK government in 1979.
Refusing to either apologise to the House or withdraw his "unparliamentary" remark made on Friday, YSRC president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday led his MLAs in a walk-out from the Andhra Pradesh assembly.
Karnataka Police have registered a case against alleged BJP and Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists who burst crackers to "celebrate" the death of famed writer UR Ananthamurthy.
Goa BJP leader Dr Wilfred Mesquita has dismissed the possibility of Goa toeing the line of Kerala, which is outlining a ban on sale and consumption of alcohol in a phased manner, saying that consuming liquor is part of the culture.