The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken over a probe against internet giant Google over the Mapathon 2013 --- a competition to map utilities across India --- and has questioned a senior official of the company.
In a significant judgement, a youth has been sentenced to death by a local court for throwing acid on a woman following which she died.
Maoists on friday shot dead two persons, including a village head, suspecting them to be police informers in Odisha's Malkangiri district.
It is like "rebirth" for six-year-old Darshan Goud, who was mistakenly believed to have been killed in the terrible train-school bus collision at an unmanned railway crossing that left 16 persons, including 14 children, dead in Telangana's Medak district.
The Allahabad high court has recommended to the centre to soon consider asking tobacco companies to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products in plain, rather than fancy, packets.
A 65-year-old man was killed and nearly 30 people including 10 police personnel were injured in a clash here between Shia protesters and the police as a march towards minister Azam Khan’s house turned violent.
Seven IAF personnel including two officers were killed on Friday when an ALH Dhruv helicopter in which they were flying from Bareilly to Allahabad crashed in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh.
A 12-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two persons in Kendrapara district, police said on Friday.
The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over the growing number of acid attacks in the country, and asked the central and state governments for an explanation over the slow pace of rehabilitation of victims of such violence.
The condition of 11 students injured in the bus-train collision at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana's Medak district continues to remain serious on Friday even as the district authorities and police have begun an inquiry into the mishap.
The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar as the Special Judge in all the cases arising out of the coal block allocation scam. The apex court also named senior advocate R S Cheema as Special Public Prosecutor.
He was defending the comments of his cabinet colleague Deepak Dhavalikar who said that PM Modi could make the country a 'Hindu nation'. D'Souza told reporters that India was always a Hindu nation and will always be a Hindu nation.
Furious at the seventh consecutive adjournment in the 26/11 Mumbai attack trial by a Pakistan anti-terrorism court, India on Friday summoned its deputy high commissioner in New Delhi to lodge a strong protest.
The opposition Congress, along with an independent legislator, staged a walkout in the Goa assembly Friday protesting against a cabinet minister's remark that India would become a "Hindu nation" if everyone supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
With no quick resolution in sight, sulking Congress leader Narayan Rane met party vicepresident Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Thursday.