Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
Amid talk of replacement of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Partap Singh Bajwa,several senior state leaders, including his known detractor and former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, met party chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday.
The slaughter of cows, bulls, bullocks and calves, is now completely banned in Maharashtra under the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (amendment) Act (MAPA), 1995, which received President Pranab Mukherjee’s nod on Monday.
Large scale deforestation in the high latitudes – the boreal regions – could affect rainfall in the monsoonal regions of tropics, new research by the Indian Institute of Science published on Tuesday shows.
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Bangalore-based, 23-year-old 'tomboy' started her own webpage after her parents put up an ad on matrimonial website seeking a man for her. Indhuja Pillai didn’t quite like the details in the ad and took up the responsibilty to find herself a suitable match.
Shiv Sena has hit out at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's demand for reservation for muslims in Maharashtra and said that he should try to get his demand met in Pakistan.
India's main public health programmes, aimed at millions of rural poor, have been in disarray for months because the government changed the way that over $1.3 billion in funds were distributed, according to data and letters seen by Reuters.
Amid protests over land acquisition bill, finance minister Arun Jaitley has said that the BJP-led government is trying to "radically alter" the 2013 land bill to ensure developmental activities especially in rural areas.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice on Tuesday following protests by the Opposition over controversial comments made by Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. The Rajya Sabha, meanwhile, witnessed an uproar over the introduction of certain bills in the Lok Sabha which are identical to the ones pending in the Upper House.
Indian foreign secretary S Jaishankar reiterated India's concern over cross-border terrorism and the Mumbai attacks trial as he met his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary during his visit to Islamabad on Tuesday.
Accused of copying the UPA government's polices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday listed the initiatives of the Vajpayee government that the Congress pursued from 2004.
For a person who made a documentary film on the December 2012 gang-rape in Delhi and subsequent nationwide protests as a "gift to India", it comes as a bit of a shock for Leslee Udwin to be accused of giving a platform to the convicted rapists.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday disapproved of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement that Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants created a conducive atmosphere for elections in the state.
The world's largest and tallest Indian tricolour was unfurled at Town Park in Faridabad on Tuesday.
In a huge embarrassment to the NDA government, a united Opposition on Tuesday managed to get an amendment to the President’s address passed by the Rajya Sabha, underlining the government’s vulnerability in the House where it is in a minority.