India on Sunday sent three top military commanders, led by Major General JS Sandhu, to Nepal to coordinate its stepped-up rescue and relief operations as well as evacuation of Indians stranded in the quake-devastated nation.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to kick off his countrywide padyatra (foot march) against the BJP-led NDA government’s policies on farm, land and labour reforms from Vidarbha in Maharashtra by month-end.
A flurry of posts on social media and messaging platforms claimed another powerful earthquake was set to strike India in the wake of the devastating temblor in Nepal, prompting the government to caution the media on Sunday against speculating about aftershocks.
A Telugu starlet - Neetu Agarwal - was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday evening for her alleged involvement in a red sanders smuggling racket.
Within a month of union education minister Smriti Irani spotting CCTV cameras in the trial room of a FabIndia outlet in Goa, the manager of a prominent water theme park at the southern fringes of Kolkata was detained on Sunday after a women spotted CCTV cameras inside park's changing room
Union parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu indicated on Sunday that the Centre may order a larger probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide after a getting the report of a preliminary Delhi Police inquiry.
The Indian monsoon - long known for its steady and gentle falls - is succumbing to "human-induced" changes to become more abrupt, according to a new multinational study led by a climate scientist from the state-run Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday awarded the 'Shaurya Chakra' gallantry medal to ITBP inspector Manjeet Singh who led his commandos in repulsing an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year.
The government and the opposition could be set for another round of intense sparring in Parliament beginning from Monday with issues like the GST Bill and agrarian crisis set to dominate Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, respectively.
In the seventh edition of his Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India would provide all possible help to earthquake-hit Nepal.
Fresh tremors were felt in Bihar on Sunday, which sparked panic in the state where the death toll from Saturday's quake has risen to 51.
The relief rush for Gajendra Singh, the Rajasthan farmer who hanged himself at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, hides a painful wait for help by families of other dead peasants who couldn’t overcome the shock of a weather-induced crop loss.
It will be a virtual Bangla Bandh on April 30 as the Left Front has called for a 12-hour (6am to 6pm) general strike to protest poll violence during the municipal elections, coupled with a day-long strike by trade unions.
Twitter has become the most effective tool for ministers and officials to coordinate relief or help people in distress after Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal.
“Take care girls. Courage in the face of adversity makes great sports people”, read one of the posts from a well-wisher, Jankai Visvanath, a resident of Pune on the Facebook page of India’s Women’s Football team.