What action should the BJP take against Giriraj Singh for his remark against Sonia?
BJP MP Giriraj Singh targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a racist remark on Wednesday, questioning whether the party would have accepted her as its chief if the colour of her skin had not been white.
This summer going to museums, zoos and tiger reserves will get cheaper but for eating out, flying business-class and investing in mutual funds and chit funds you will have to pay more with the new service tax regime coming into effect starting Wednesday.
Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has allegedly advised protesting nurses not to stage a hunger strike under the hot sun as it could darken their complexion and affect their marital prospects, joining a growing list of ministers from the state who have drawn criticism for their public comments.
A minor girl was shot dead on the outskirts of the city by a man who was allegedly stalking her, police said on Wednesday.
The 348 Indians dramatically evacuated by an Indian warship from the Yemeni port of Aden amidst an overnight bombardment reached Djibouti on Wednesday. They will be flown home from Djibouti.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a senior income tax (I-T) department official in Jodhpur for his alleged role in a bribery case, officials said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a summons issued to former prime minister Manmohan Singh by a special court in connection with a coal scam case.
Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.
For decades, the Kharwar tribal population of some 3,000 had waited for the state to build a road through the hills to twin hamlets of Barwan Kalan and Barwan Khurd, located 300 km south-west of Patna on the Kaimur plateau on the borders with Uttar Pradesh.
Sunita Tomar, who shot to prominence as the face of an anti-tobacco campaign, died after a long battle with mouth cancer in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, just two days after expressing her shock at BJP MP Dilip Kumar Gandhi's contention that there were no Indian studies to show tobacco caused cancer and other diseases.
If you are a tobacco user, the odds are stacked against you. Tobacco kills half of its users, with smoking and smokeless tobacco killing nearly 6 million people worldwide – one death every 6 seconds – each year, says the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Supreme Court will take up on Wednesday former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s petition challenging the summons issued to him by a special court in connection with a coal scam case.
The Gujarat assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill which was previously sent back by two presidents. The amended Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill (GCTOC) allows a confession before a police officer to be admissible as evidence in court.
The government has decided not to go through with its plan to have tobacco manufacturers cover their products in lurid warnings, riling activists who say India needs to quickly wean its citizens off addictions to products such as cigarettes and chewing tobacco.