The government has directed officials to attend a public event to be held at Rajpath next month to mark Yoga Day, during which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga as part of his drive to popularise the ancient discipline around the world.
Both, RJD and BJP are eyeing the ex-CM. who recently launched his own party- HAM, as a game changer in the upcoming Bihar elections, owing to his status as a Maha Dalit.
The failure of the NDA government to implement the longstanding demand for one rank, one pension (OROP) in its first year has fanned deep resentment among ex-servicemen who have now decided to boycott official functions, hold rallies and go on hunger strikes in protest.
Although the murder is suspected to be human sacrifice, police inquiries suggest some monetary dispute involved.
Stepping up the offensive, Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at BJP's ideological mentor RSS saying its belief was "murdering" individuality and that thought process is now running the country in which only one man knows everything from farmers to clothes.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee would accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his two-day visit to Bangladesh starting from June 6, a senior Trinamool Congress minister said on Thursday.
A blistering heat wave sweeping through India could be another manifestation of an extreme weather event, a green body said on Thursday, warning that more agony was in the offing due to rise in global temperatures.
Navy chief admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday said India was “minutely monitoring” the activities of the Chinese navy, two days after Beijing released a white paper on its defence setting out a bigger role for its maritime forces far away from its shores.
BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday said his party’s strong position in Bihar has forced arch-rivals JD(U) and RJD to join hands, but his party is pinning its hope on rebel ‘candidates’ from these two parties to sail through in the assembly elections coming up in September-October.
A surging demand for power amidst rising temperatures has left Uttarakhand grappling with an acute shortage of electricity, forcing long hours of load shedding in the Himalayan state, officials said on Thursday.
A gynaecologist in Assam has gone underground for aborting a ‘dead’ foetus that was found to be alive for nine hours after ‘stillbirth’.
Amid the din of allegations and counter-alllegations on the first year anniversary of the Modi government, one party remained curiously silent — the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).
Nearly four months after sacking Avinash Chander, the Modi government on Thursday appointed radar specialist Selvin Christopher and missile scientist GS Reddy as the DRDO chief and Scientific Adviser to the defence minister, respectively.
The broker accused of getting 25-year-old Misbah Qadri evicted from a flat in Wadala on because she is a Muslim has denied the accusation, claiming Qadri was told to leave as she had failed to submit the necessary documents.
Stressing that the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will not be abrogated, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said that Army deployment in disturbed areas will not be possible without the law.