Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
Indian foreign secretary S Jaishankar, who started his 'Saarc yatra' on Sunday with Bhutan and visited Bangladesh the day after, will be in Pakistan on Tuesday to hold talks with his counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary and later call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Stoking a controversy, senior MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday termed the RSS as a "club of bachelors" and said that those who advocate producing more children have no right to say so as they themselves are not married.
The BJP had received as much money in donations as all other national political parties combined for the 2014 general elections that it won with a sweeping verdict, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
The government will adopt verticals on Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s sectoral initiatives instead of divisions for the smooth functioning of the newly set up National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog.
Former union minister Anand Sharma will be the new chairman of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) communications department, replacing Ajay Maken who has been appointed as the head of the party’s Delhi unit.
Delhi police crime branch is probing the role of two employees of GMR Energy Limited for their alleged link with some multi-tasking staff (MTS) involved in stealing/leaking “classified documents” from the offices of oil, coal, power and three other ministries.
Most khap panchayats may be caught in a medieval time warp but one such village council in Haryana is fighting against the stereotype — not only by working against female foeticide and dowry but also going digital, launching a website.
Amid protest from allies and Opposition, the Centre introduced two bills to replace — Coal Ordinances that allows auctioning of mining leases and the Citizenship Ordinance — in Lok Sabha on Monday.
The army is no stranger to controversy in Jammu and Kashmir and the months ahead could witness fresh debate over the continuation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) , especially with the home ministry rejecting a recommendation to repeal the law.
One of the men convicted of the brutal 2012 gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in Delhi has triggered outrage by claiming the victim was to blame for her fatal sexual assault.
Revelations by some rescued girls have blown the lid off the flourishing human trafficking racket in Jharkhand’s tribal hinterlands, a hotbed of modern day slavery where family members, neighbours, local politicians and even NGOs are involved in well-organised rings.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has refused to comment on speculations about a larger role for Priyanka Gandhi and appeared annoyed over questions on Rahul Gandhi's whereabouts.
The PDP demanded the return of executed terrorist Afzal Guru’s mortal remains on Monday, a day after Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed gave a rocky start to the party’s coalition with the BJP by crediting separatist leaders, militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of assembly elections.
In what could be an indication of the Centre’s changing approach towards probes into instances of so-called “Hindu terror”, the NDA government asked the NIA not to challenge the Andhra high court giving bail to two accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, sources told HT.
From refusing an Islamic skullcap in 2011 to warmly hugging 14 Muslim ministers from a party that often veers towards soft separatism— the images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Jammu on Sunday were telling as the chalk-and-cheese PDP-BJP government was sworn in.