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.
From Shivaji memorials to slum development, community housing to highrises, a new school of architecture helmed by architects from Mumbai and Delhi is bringing culture and community back into the classroom.
Nearly a week after he was forced to quit as Bihar's chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday launched a new political front to "expose the real face" of chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Here are some of the reactions to the Modi government's first full-year budget presented by Arun Jaitley on Saturday.
Amid the debate over Rahul Gandhi’s leave of absence, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said it would have been good if the party vice-president had attended the ongoing budget session of the Parliament.
A shutdown called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) threw normal life out of gear in Odisha’s communally sensitive Kandhamal district on Saturday, police said.