Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has allegedly advised protesting nurses not to stage a hunger strike under the hot sun as it could darken their complexion and affect their marital prospects, joining a growing list of ministers from the state who have drawn criticism for their public comments.
A minor girl was shot dead on the outskirts of the city by a man who was allegedly stalking her, police said on Wednesday.
The 348 Indians dramatically evacuated by an Indian warship from the Yemeni port of Aden amidst an overnight bombardment are expected to reach Djibouti by mid-day on Wednesday. They will be flown home from Djibouti.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a senior income tax (I-T) department official in Jodhpur for his alleged role in a bribery case, officials said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a summons issued to former prime minister Manmohan Singh by a special court in connection with a coal scam case.
Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.
For decades, the Kharwar tribal population of some 3,000 had waited for the state to build a road through the hills to twin hamlets of Barwan Kalan and Barwan Khurd, located 300 km south-west of Patna on the Kaimur plateau on the borders with Uttar Pradesh.
Sunita Tomar, who shot to prominence as the face of an anti-tobacco campaign, died after a long battle with mouth cancer in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, just two days after expressing her shock at BJP MP Dilip Kumar Gandhi's contention that there were no Indian studies to show tobacco caused cancer and other diseases.
If you are a tobacco user, the odds are stacked against you. Tobacco kills half of its users, with smoking and smokeless tobacco killing nearly 6 million people worldwide – one death every 6 seconds – each year, says the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Supreme Court will take up on Wednesday former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s petition challenging the summons issued to him by a special court in connection with a coal scam case.
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.