To propitiate gods and goddesses, Hindu devotees typically offer oil, flowers, coconut, incense and fruits. In a Kerala temple, however, chocolate of a particular brand is the reigning offering, so much so that the deity is affectionately known as Munch Murugan.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is organising a fund-raising dinner with its national president Arvind Kejriwal as host at a price of Rs.
10,000 per person on March 13 at a luxury hotel in Sadar here.
One passenger was injured when the rifle of a local priest allegedly misfired at a bus stop here in the early hours on Tuesday, police said.
Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was sworn in as Kerala Governor at the Raj Bhavan here today
An alcoholic father shackled his 15-year-old daughter with an iron chain, tied her to a pole outside the Ujjain district hospital and abandoned her – just because she gathered courage for once to refuse him her hard-earned money for his daily binge. Photos inside
Leading Indians like banker Nasser Munjee, Air chief marshal Anil Tipnis and actor Abhishek Bachchan are scheduled to participate in the inaugural Economic Forum for India (EFIL) at London School of Economics to be launched on Saturday, March 15.
The attack that killed at least 15 security personnel and a civilian in Chhattisgarh was carried out by more than 200 Maoist cadres to destabilise the Lok Sabha elections, initial intelligence assessment of the attack indicates.
Samajwadi Party has taken back the ticket given to comedian Raju Srivastava to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Kanpur, saying that he was not taking the elections seriously.
The BJP has renewed its poll pact with Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha constituency.
The Samajwadi party will distribute digital books listing the achievements of the ruling party to all its Lok Sabha candidates in Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the digital book, with a 9.5 by 5.5 cm screen, will be SP's new and most potent tool.
Lawmakers urged the Pentagon on Monday to lift a virtual ban on Sikhs serving in the US armed forces by easing the military-uniform policy to enable Sikhs to wear beards, long hair and turbans in accordance with the customs of their religion.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has cautioned its cadres against crossing its limit while working for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
A 12-year-old girl committed suicide by immolating herself after a teacher allegedly punished her for carrying an ‘objectionable letter’ in her schoolbag. The girl, Nibedita Dey, was a class 5 student of the English medium Sophy Mercy School in eastern Assam’s Sivasagar town.
India is keen to get US restrictions eased on sales to countries with which it does not have a free trade agreement (FTA). US energy secretary Ernest Moniz and Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia will lead the two sides.