The Supreme Court has said that a rape convict can be awarded lesser punishment if courts find “adequate and special” reasons for doing so.
Refusing to be drawn into the row over J-K chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's remarks crediting people across the border and separatists for the peaceful polls in the state, BJP on Sunday said the exercise had been successful due to the efforts of the Election Commission and Indian Army and of those who believe in the Indian Constitution.
CAG's astronomical Rs 1.86 lakh crore loss figure in coal block allocations had raised some doubts initially, but the auction of less than 10 per cent of those mines alone has garnered Rs 1.10 lakh crore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
Hindus should boycott the Khan triumvirate of Bollywood as they promote love jihad, and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should marry an Indian girl and settle down.
Three financial documents – finance commission report, railway and general budgets – presented in the past week have exposed a political rift developing between the allies Narendra Modi and Nara Chandrababu Naidu.
Son of a security aide of erstwhile Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, it has been a long wait for Nirmal Kumar Singh of BJP to come to the centre stage of state politics.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed stoked a controversy on Sunday by stating that the Hurriyat, Pakistan and militants had allowed a conducive atmosphere for the recently held assembly polls in the state.
Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar landed in Bhutan's capital Sunday on the first leg of his visit to four SAARC countries.
Some 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at nightclubs, bars and sporting events, the WHO has warned.
In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.
A local lawyer on Saturday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken a sabbatical.
A woman, accused of stealing jewellery of a passenger at a bus stand, was beaten up in full public view allegedly by a policeman, a video of which has gone viral.
Unscientific coal mining has destroyed parts of Meghalaya. Despite this, locals still root for the industry. A visit to the coal belt reveals both dependence and devastation.
The swine flu epidemic has claimed the lives of 36 more people, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,041. The number of people affected by the virus also stands at 19,000 now.
A 26-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped in Muzaffarnafar by five youth, including the son of a sub-inspector, police said on Sunday.