A businessman in Kerala has been arrested after he allegedly rammed his Hummer into a security guard as a punishment for delay in opening the gate of his apartment complex in Thrissur, police said.
A 22-year old married woman was allegedly gang-raped by five men in Rajasthan twice within three weeks, the second time to apparently teach her a lesson for reporting the crime to police, officials said on Thursday.
Voluntary religious ‘reconversion’ has been going on in West Bengal for years to counter conversions of Hindus, Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders told HT on Thursday, a day after a controversy over its conversion of 150 Christian tribals to Hinduism.
A district court has stayed the conviction of Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for violating prohibitory orders in the run-up to the 2009 Lok Sabha election, and granted him bail.
A police complaint was lodged against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia in Rampurhat police station in Birbhum district of West Bengal for inciting tension in the area with a speech he delivered on Wednesday.
A passenger allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in US federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.
C Umashankar, a 1990 batch Indian Administrative Service office of the Tamil Nadu cadre, has courted controversy for his evangelical work and the Tamil Nadu government has ordered him to stop "preaching and propagating activities" saying action would be taken against him if he did not.
Former UPA Minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the Congress party on Friday after spending almost four decades in the party alleging she was humiliated and dumped unceremoniously from the environment ministry for no fault of hers.
Three people were injured Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district following heavy shelling by Pakistan Rangers on the international border, police said. The Border Security Force retaliated to the firing.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has paid tributes to the two Hizbul Mujahideen militants who killed decorated Indian army officer Colonel MN Rai and head constable Sanjeev Kumar Singh during an encounter in south Kashmir’s Tral area this week.
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Delhi high court on Thursday said it would appoint an amicus curiae to see if there was any public interest in the graft allegations against Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh levelled by an NGO.
The abrupt removal of Sujatha Singh as foreign secretary triggered a war of words on Thursday as the Congress asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain the “summary” decision while the BJP said the government was within its rights to choose bureaucrats for important posts.
Former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh took early retirement from service on Thursday as speculation swirled that she was removed from the country’s top diplomatic job because Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unhappy with her efforts to boost India’s global standing.
Hours before Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy was expected to walk into the CBI building in Kolkata on Friday to face questions over the multi-crore Saradha scam, the ruling party in West Bengal seemed caught between a rock and a hard place, analysts said.