The home ministry is likely to turn down a foreign ministry demand to let officials and ministers take home most of the expensive gifts they receive on foreign trips.
Goa Police Crime Branch decoded several messages related to bribe demands by the head of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) water project in the state during the Louis Berger bribery case probe.
Heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Komen have wreaked havoc in Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha, killing at least 70 people in the flooded states along with damage to property and infrastructure.
Former chief minister PK Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur caused a Rs 100 crore loss to the state exchequer on land allotment to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association in 2002, Congress said Sunday.
The government on Sunday charged the opposition with "negativism" and "obstructionism" while the Congress hit back by questioning the sincerity of the ruling side to break the impasse in Parliament, a day before the all-party meeting on the issue.
Intensifying their 52-day-old stir for removal of BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as FTII's chairman, nearly 80 agitating students left for Delhi on Sunday to hold a protest in the national Capital on Monday.
Pakistan on Sunday released 163 Indian fishermen held for violating its territorial waters as a goodwill gesture amid tensions between the two neighbours over the Kashmir issue and an attack on a police station in Punjab's Gurdaspur district.
Tripura-born Roona Begum, who made headlines around the world after her head swelled up to 94 centimetres (circumference) due to hydrocephalus (water on the brain), will turn four-year-old this November. After seven surgeries at Gurgaon-based Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in 2013, the child can now communicate in mono syllables with her parents.
Accusing the Congress of adopting an 'obstructionist attitude' in blocking GST, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the points of dissent now being raised on this legislation did not find favour with either of the two UPA finance ministers -- P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee.
Pakistan has received a proposal from India for a meeting between the National Security Advisors of the two countries on August 23-24, Sartaj Aziz, the Prime Minister’s adviser on foreign affairs and national security, said on Sunday.
Ten years after South Korean steel major Posco signed an agreement with the Odisha government under a blaze of publicity to set up a 12-million tonne steel plant in the state’s coastal Jagatsinghpur district some 150 kilometers from capital Bhubaneswar, the project has made no headway and local residents have begun to reclaim inch-by-inch the land that had been acquired for the plant.
Self-styled godman Asaram, an accused in a rape case, has been listed among 'greatest saints of India' in a class III NCERT book in Jodhpur.
Most government offices remained open in Kerala on Sunday as a mark of respect to the former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died last week.
In reply to an RTI query, the information and broadcasting ministry has said that Gajendra Chauhan, who was appointed as the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), was selected on the basis of a one-para CV.
Indian Catholics have kept caste and untouchability alive for 300 years. A ground report from Harobele, Karnataka, where Dalit Catholics are at the receiving of upper caste aggression.