Every November, farmers in the northern states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan burn their agricultural waste increasing the air pollution in the national capital region and neighbouring cities — home to over 25 million people.
Co-convenor of the Bajrang Dal's Bantwal cell, Bhuvith Shetty, triggered a controversy on Sunday by welcoming the assassination of scholar MM Kalburgi who was shot dead at his house in Dharwad.
Of the three main alliance partners, it was Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad who turned out to be the biggest crowdpuller and also the one who stuck to the job of taking the BJP to task at the much-publicised Swabhiman rally.
The Centre has raised this issue before the apex court while defending its decision denying financial benefit to an army jawan. Is an HIV positive soldier entitled to disability pension meant for army men who get injured while performing an official duty?
Under the new black money law, a three-month compliance window has been given for disclosure of all undeclared foreign assets till next month, for which they would need to pay 30% tax and 30% penalty and escape further action.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said talks with Pakistan could be initiated only if the neighbouring country stopped firing in the border areas and gave an assurance of not repeating it.
After Indian protests led to cancellation of Islamabad as its venue, the International Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will now meet from September 30 to October 6 in London, where participating countries will send much smaller delegations.
A lithium-ion battery — similar to the one used to power satellite launchers - could soon be used to power a bus to ferry Members of Parliament in Delhi.
'Yes, I am the brother of Sajjad Ahmed. We read about his arrest in your Kashmir in a local daily,' Assad Ahmed said on Sunday afternoon when Hindustan Times rang him up on a number provided to interrogators by a Pakistani terrorist captured in Kashmir.
Investigators chasing the elusive motive behind the murder of Sheena Bora were concentrating on financial deals between Indrani Mukerjea, her mother and prime accused, and two accomplices in order to untangle the crime that has riveted the nation.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrived at a massive rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday in the first big show of unity a year after Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad joined hands against the BJP-led alliance in the upcoming Bihar elections.
The NDA government will not re-promulgate the proposed land ordinance, but will include 13 points to reform the land acquisition law, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on his monthly radio talk Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.
Left ideologue and former vice-chancellor of the Hampi University, Professor MM Kalburgi was shot dead at his residence in Dharwad by an unidentified gunman.
During interrogation, Samaresh Sarkar confessed that he murdered the woman Sucheta Chakraborty (34), with whom he had an illicit relationship, because she was pressurising him for marriage.
Pakistan's defence minister warned on Sunday that India would suffer "heavy losses" it would "remember for decades" if it tried to "impose" a war on his country.