Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on an eight-day visit on Monday to five Central Asian countries and Russia, aiming to enhance strategic, economic and energy ties besides attending Summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
On Monday, Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's birth anniversary, the BJP said the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will not compromise with his ideology of an integrated state and will never support separatist forces.
At least six people were injured in a sectarian clash between two communities in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district over the issue of offloading bricks in a paddy field, police said on Monday.
On having appeared for the accused in an earlier case, Justice UU Lalit recused himself from hearing the petiton of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving a 10-year jail term in the JBT scam.
The Congress intensified its attack on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday, saying he should be sacked in order to ensure an impartial probe into the Vyapam scam. Chouhan cannot escape responsibility for the "45 deaths" connected to the examination and recruitment scam, the Congress said.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a plea seeking the removal of Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav for his alleged involvement in the multi-layered examination and recruitment scandal, commonly called the Vyapam scam.
The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Vikramajit Sen recalled the earlier order of a guardianship court and asking it to re-examine the plea by the unwed mother seeking guardianship of the child without issuing notice to the father.
Speaking to journalists after a news conference by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday, Vijayvargiya responded to a question about Singh's death by saying: "Forget that journalist (who died). Is he a bigger journalist than me?"
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the frontiers in Jammu and Kashmir, targeting Indian positions along the LoC and international border overnight and killing a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper.
Special CBI judge Bharat Parashar took into consideration the chargesheet filed by CBI in the case related to alleged irregularities in allocation of coal blocks to Pushp Steels and Mining Pvt Ltd in Chattisgarh.
Poachers killed at least 10 wild elephants in Kerala in the last 10 months, the government discovered on Sunday after a former forest department official admitted to accompanying the killers during their hunt.
Over two years later, the irregularities in Vyapam scam have snowballed into a massive multi-layered scam that has claimed the lives of more than 40 whistleblowers, accused and witnesses with others saying they received death threats as the top leaders find themselves embroiled in the scandal.
India and central Asia are close in every way, except geography.
Less than 24 hours after the mysterious death of a journalist covering the Vyapam scam, the dean of a medical college in Madhya Pradesh who was assisting the probe, was found dead in a Delhi hotel on Sunday.
Babudom could soon get lessons on the virtues of transparency and open government.