In a bizzare incident, a cow has got an admit card issued by authorities on her name to write a professional entrance examination next week.
The Narendra Modi government is set to scrap the UPA-era system of plotting a poverty line to separate the haves from the have-nots, replacing it with an Aadhaar-based mechanism of measurable deprivation indicators to design flexible welfare schemes for the poor, sources told HT.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will meet home-buyers on Saturday to discuss concerns about a new real estate bill that his party has termed anti-consumer.
India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan.
The merger of Janata Parivar, especially the Janata Dal (U) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar, appears to have hit a roadblock over the issue of how the two components of the ‘merged entity’ will share seats for the Bihar assembly poll due later this year.
An assistant sub inspector (ASI) on Saturday allegedly shot at and injured his senior before committing suicide in Vakola police station in suburban Mumbai, police said.
While Jammu saw angry protests, senior BJP leader and Union minister Jitendra Singh said the state government had taken proactive action in Alam’s case and hoped the same would be repeated for Geelani.
The Delhi police on Saturday arrested newspaper baron and chairman of Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd (DCHL) T Venkattram Reddy for allegedly beating up a private finance adviser and threatening to kill him, police said.
The capitals of all North-eastern states — Agartala, Shillong, Aizawl, Imphal, Kohima, Itanagar and Gangtok — will be developed as smart cities under the government’s flagship programme.
Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar’s claim that he spoke thrice to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who wanted to come clean on his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, snowballed into a controversy on Saturday with political parties seeking clarity on the issue and questioning Kumar’s decades-old silence.
In a report to be tabled in Parliament in the “next few days”, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down heavily on the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), a scheme launched by the government in the Eleventh Plan against a backdrop of faltering agriculture growth.
An Indian-origin Gujarati woman working at a gas station in the US state of South Carolina has been shot in the face and left critically injured in an attempted armed robbery.
A changing monsoon has pushed India’s agriculture sector towards a tipping point and it must now be prepared to switch to a new system to keep feeding a billion-plus people. This would mean discarding some iconic farming practices and varieties, which helped spur the 1960s’ green revolution, said experts.
Moga molestation case: Sukhbir Badal orders Orbit buses off the road
The author's lawyer told the Delhi high court on Friday that Bhagat had already changed the book’s setting from Dumraon to a fictional place called Simraon in the Hindi version of the novel. The counsel said Bhagat was willing to make a similar change in the English and Gujarati versions.