In a move with implications for the national debate on reservations, the Gujarat government will offer special packages for the economically backward among general castes in education as a way to 'quell the discontent among the young of upper castes'.
Pakistan on Friday summoned the Indian envoy to protest against firing on the border in Jammu and Kashmir after six people died and 46 others were injured in shelling.
The PMO is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve the One Rank One Pension issue and the government is working to fill in the "small gaps" in it, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.
Opposition parties in poll-bound Bihar have questioned the ruling JD(U) for an alleged "misuse" of the state's education network for electoral benefit after a footage of government school teachers "educating" students about the "welfare schemes" undertaken by the Nitish Kumar government was aired.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday made a surprise visit to Maisuma locality, the hub of separatist protests near Lal Chowk in Srinagar for a tea and snacks break at a local vendor.
An unidentified bike rider has terrorised Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district, pricking at least nine women travelling alone with a syringe needle in the past week.
The Pakistani armed forces believe India is the only "external military threat" to the country and the situation is volatile because the two countries do not have any conflict resolution mechanism.
The Mumbai Police found bones, including a skull, from the spot where Sheena Bora’s body was said to have been buried after she was murdered in 2012, television channels reported on Friday.
Bihar’s income witnessed its slowest growth during the twin rules of Lalu Prasad and wife Rabri Devi spanning 15 years from 1990 and the overall economic decline earned the state the Bimaru tag, an acronym used for financially-sick states.
Two days before India’s Independence Day, a theatre activist, who likes to believe the world will become borderless someday, was arrested and “illegaly detained” for a week in Rajasthan simply because police though he seemed “suspicious”.
What exactly happened on April 24, 2012, is still not clear, with the Mumbai Police tightlipped about the sequence of events on that day. Sources close to the investigation say they are still verifying the statements of Indrani Mukerjee, her driver Shyam Rai, and her second husband Sanjeev Khanna. Here are 10 questions that remain unanswered in the murder mystery:
The Mumbai police, who are investigating the alleged roles of Indrani Mukerjea and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna in the Sheena Bora murder case, have launched a parallel probe into Khanna's finances.
As the Indian government commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war with Pakistan, we take a unique look back at the conflict with the help of several films from British Pathe, which has one of the world’s largest newsreel archives.
The Mumbai Police have struggled to extract information from former media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea on her daughter Sheena Bora's murder. Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria personally questioned Indrani, but sources said she was evasive.
Retired military personnel upset by the lack of a breakthrough on the issue of one rank one pension (OROP) have decided to boycott the government’s celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of India's 1965 war with Pakistan.