The residences of a minister in the Manipur government and two MLAs were set ablaze on Monday evening in Churachandpur district.
The law commission has recommended abolishing the death penalty in all cases except those with charges of terrorism and waging war against the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appointed Rajiv Mehrishi as the home secretary on a two year term after incumbent LC Goyal put in his papers.
The government virtually rejected on Monday a key demand of ex-servicemen asking for parity in pensions that has deadlocked negotiations as hopes faded of a quick resolution to end a relay hunger strike by former soldiers that has embarrassed the Centre.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday took a dig at the critics of his government, indicating how they can create controversies out of nothing.
An amended Punjab law that allows long-term lease of farm land for projects may soon be replicated across India with the Centre planning to use it as a model for alternate land management legislation after letting a controversial ordinance lapse.
The Udhampur ambush was apparently a fidayeen or suicide attack, a core component of the training the youngsters receive from fanatics who promise them a place in heaven if they die for their faith.
Calling upon India to consider women’s rights to equal opportunities and dignified living as sacred, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on providing more education for girls and encouraging their economic empowerment.
A twenty-two-year-old woman died after delivering a baby girl in a private hospital in Ranchi. Believing that the woman could be brought back to life, now her family has invited occultists to resurrect the dead.
Mumbai police officials now believe that the two plotted the murder of Indrani’s daughter Sheena Bora over the video conferencing software Skype.
INX media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea, arrested for allegedly murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, had also tried to poison her son Mikhail Bora, sources close to the investigation said on Monday.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday refuted former coal secretary HC Gupta’s statements to a special court that then prime minister Manmohan Singh had given “final approval” for allocation of a coal block, and was thus responsible.
Mumbai police have expressed frustration at the alleged lack of cooperation by Indrani, and the reported claims and counter-claims by her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna.
The government on Monday asserted that the decision not to repromulgate the land ordinance was 'no setback' for it and rejected Congress's charge of a 'U-turn' on the issue.
Development, environment and pollution are political issues. They have been at the core of the confrontation between developed and developing countries for more than four decades. And, increasingly, they are going to define political priorities and the distribution of economic and social welfare in India.