Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has put the Nitish Kumar regime in a bind by refusing to vacate the CM's official bungalow at 1, Aney Marg in western Patna, even though 37 days have elapsed since Manjhi had to step down from the state's top post (on February 20).
Indian Leftists have been Jihad-friendly and the state patronised their views post-Independence, said a new Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) member on Sunday in a stinging attack on Left-leaning historians who were at the forefront of history writing since the 1970s.
The NDA government will try its "level best" to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.
A blast in a firecracker-making unit in Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh killed six people and injured about 10 on Sunday.
India said on Sunday it will begin airlifting its nationals from war-torn Yemen after getting permission to fly from the capital Sanaa even as 15 people were killed as combat jets of a Saudi-led coalition targeted the headquarters of the Houthi rebels.
Heavy rains pounded several areas of Kashmir damaging many houses and led to closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of landslides with water level in Jhelum river also rising fast.
Five persons were killed and 18 injured when an under construction staff quarters of the Central University collapsed here in Tiruvarur on Sunday, police said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore's founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as "among the tallest leaders of our times".
The Aam Aadmi Party released a video of national convener Arvind Kejriwal's speech during Saturday's national council meet where dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were expelled from the AAP's national executive for "anti-party activities".
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Germany next month, a 'Make in India' fortnight has been held near here which included a series of events highlighting initiatives to make India a preferred investment destination.
Rahul Gandhi, who Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said will be "back soon" from his sabbatical, could replace his mother in the top party post as early as May.
Members of ruling BJP-PDP combine on Sunday attacked opposition National Conference in the J-K assembly demanding arrest of former Minister of State for Home in Cong-NC government Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo in connection with the 2013 Kishtwar communal violence.
Ilse Köhler-Rollefson's great affection for the camel has led her to work tirelessly with the Raikas, a Rajasthani herding community
As union finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his budget in parliament, a young crowd cheered him all the way. But their ruckus never reached the world outside the campus. The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), situated on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, has been elevated as the country's first university for disability studies and rehabilitation sciences.
Despite being abolished more than three decades ago, the practice of bonded labour continues to exist in the country. HT visited Odisha to hear the stories of some of those who have been rescued from modern day slavery