On a tour of Rae Bareli, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the Centre of showing apathetic attitude towards her constituency, days after Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Modi government was pursuing "politics of vendetta" against them.
A blistering heat wave sweeping through India could be another manifestation of an extreme weather event, a green body said on Thursday, warning that more agony was in the offing due to rise in global temperatures.
West Bengal’s criminal investigation department submitted a chargesheet in court on Thursday against Trinamool Congress legislator Tapas Pal in a 2014 hate speech case where the former actor allegedly threatened CPI(M) supporters with rape and murder.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga at a public event next month, part of his international drive to increase participation in the ancient Indian discipline.
Air India has suspended 17 of its cabin crew members for "delaying" several of the international flights citing "inadequate" rest period.
Rights activists and a former top cop on Thursday hailed Tripura’s decision to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa), saying it could serve as a precedent for total repeal of the legislation blamed for excesses by security forces.
Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna' mocks at how BJP is treating its promises in the manifesto with a practical approach. Sena says, this should not be treated as 'U-turns'.
An Indian website, Minitified's social media campaign that "all men are not rapists" has come in for intense criticism for its "dangerous message".
Top BJP leaders from the northeast, including sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal, slammed union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s remark that those who want to eat beef “can go to Pakistan”, even as an audio recording emerged of union minister Kiren Rijiju criticising the statement.
After claiming that such actions bring a great deal of disturbance to one's daily routine, the Meghalaya HC has banned the media from covering rallies and shutdowns.
The Modi government's biggest challenge is battling a legacy of distrust. The dominant political discourse in India remains deeply suspicious of market liberalization. Indeed, it was this throwback to the old patronage system that flourished during the "license raj" era that led to arbitrary systems for allocation of coal blocks and the telecommunications spectrum.
The Jain Digambar sage's pictures went viral on social media last month after he was seen naked during a procession around Margao town.
The weatherman has warned that the brutal heat wave scorching vast swathes of the country would continue for a few more days though cloudy skies and sporadic overnight showers has brought relief to the people in some states.
In the past year, India's education sector has regularly made headlines, especially since the human resource development minister, Smriti Irani, is a charismatic and important leader in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Yet on the sector's three overarching reform priorities- pedagogy, resourcing, and decision making- the government, thus far, has largely performed poorly on each measure.
The Rajasthan high court on Thursday reprimanded the state's chief secretary and the director general of police for failing to arrest any Gujjar agitator and allowing people to suffer due to the agitation which has crippled road and rail services in the state.