Two police personnel who were allegedly found dancing with a woman and showering notes while on duty have been suspended on Saturday, a senior official said.
Haryana health minister Anil Vij on Saturday donned the hat of Sholay film's iconic character Gabbar, while taking a dig at former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda over his comments terming him a "junior minister". Vij had earlier also resorted to another dialogue from the movie to drive home a point.
Attacking the government over non-implementation of 'one rank one pension' scheme, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he will "pressurise" the Centre to act on the issue at the earliest.
Comeback queen J Jayalalithaa's swearing-in ceremony ran into controversy on Saturday as the Tamil Nadu administration played a truncated version of the national anthem.
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and reviewed the security situation and anti-infiltration measures in place in Rajouri-Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. On his maiden visit to the state after becoming defence minister, Parrikar accompanied by Army chief general Dalbir Singh Suhag, Northern Command chief lieutenant general DS Hooda, 16 Corps commander lieutenant general KH Singh visited forward posts along the LoC in Hamirpur battalion sector, where he was briefed on the anti-infiltration measures by top commanders on the ground.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa returned as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the fifth time on Saturday, making a comeback nearly eight months after she resigned following her conviction in a corruption case.
Large parts of India is in the grip of a severe heat wave, the Indian meterological department said on Saturday, urging people in the affected areas to take precautions when heading outdoors.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said inflation has been brought under control in the past one year but global economy and agrarian situation as well as domestic investments pose challenge to the Indian economy.
With the Congress party dissociating itself from the revival of the anti-Maoist Salwa Judum campaign and the BJP government in Chhattisgarh yet to take a stand on it, the move to relaunch the second phase of the movement in strife-torn Bastar has been dropped.
The Prime Minister-led selection committees could not arrive at a decision on the appointment of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting held here Saturday. There will be another meeting on the issue shortly, official sources said.
Three persons were killed and 39 others were injured when a bus collided with an oil tanker on NH-6 in Jhargram district of West Bengal on Saturday.
Five coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in the early hours today, seriously injuring its engine driver and causing minor injuries to some passengers.
In a bid to boost tourism to the State, the Goan government has gone ahead with seaplane trials, despite protests by fishing communities who fear their way of life will be destroyed.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla took the decision to hold talks with the state government on Friday over the issue of 5% quota in jobs.
A 34-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for six months for taking upskirt videos of nearly 60 women in public places, a media report said Saturday.