The Gujarat assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill which was previously sent back by two presidents. The amended Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill (GCTOC) allows a confession before a police officer to be admissible as evidence in court.
The government has decided not to go through with its plan to have tobacco manufacturers cover their products in lurid warnings, riling activists who say India needs to quickly wean its citizens off addictions to products such as cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become a big attraction in Aligarh, where people are flocking to worship her. They believe her to be an incarnation of lord Ganesha.
A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when the Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said on Tuesday.
They nurse big dreams but often end up in the wrong place as the lure of a lucrative pay takes hundreds of nurses from Kerala to faraway hostile environments — Yemen being the latest —and stay put there despite the odds.
Police in Ludhiana have detained four persons in connection with the gangrape of an elderly nun in Ranaghat and the subsequent robbery incident at a convent.
The Kerala high court on Tuesday upheld the liquor policy of the state government and dismissed a petition filed by the Kerala Bar Hotel Owners Association, allowing only 24 five-star hotels in the state to serve liquor.
The Pakistan high commission has raised with the external affairs ministry reports of a Pakistani teenager girl being molested by an official of Foreigner Regional Registration Offices (FRRO) in Pune and demanded action against the accused.
Kannada language will be a mandatory subject in classes one to ten in schools affiliated to Karnataka board and a compulsory medium of instruction from classes one to five.
The government Tuesday decided to bring in a fresh land ordinance that will include the changes incorporated in the bill passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this month.
India's rape epidemic continues to occupy media airtime and is a permanent fixture with the western newshounds. Leslee Udwin's documentary India's Daughter has firmly reinforced the impression. We take a look at social videos against sexual violence that went viral.
After months of bitter battle between the ruling party and the opposition, legislators from across party lines came together to help themselves to a hefty pay hike.
It was billed as a unique protest against the ban on cow slaughter in some states. However, politics has cast a spoiler on what was to be the city’s show of defiance against the assault on taste.
In some respite for Jammu and Kashmir, there has been no rainfall though the night due to which the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding. Massive dewatering operations have been launched by state irrigation and fire department authorities in Srinagar.
Dissident AAP leader Yogendra Yadav says he is anticipating his and Prashant Bhushan's expulsion from the party soon, calling the events so far a "farce being played out in the true spirit of Stalinist purges".