The goverment on Thursday said there was no plan to make teaching of yoga mandatory at all the educational institutions in the country. However, it said that yoga is a subject along with physical and health education for schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
It's raining bonanzas in poll-bound Bihar. The state cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to increase the doctors' age of superannuation from 65 to 67 years.
Pakistan on Thursday dismissed India's assertion that the terrorists who had carried out attacks in Gurdaspur had infiltrated from there, saying pointing fingers without investigation is "not a healthy trend".
Cyclone 'Komen' hit the Bangladesh coast on Thursday evening, bringing with it heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha, the Met department said.
It was an unprecedented all-night drama that started with President Pranab Mukherjee rejecting the convict’s mercy plea.
Lok Sabha may not pursue any further action on the privilege notice it issued to Robert Vadra over his remarks on Parliament disruptions in a Facebook post with speaker Sumita Mahajan saying it was not such a big issue.
Preliminary evidence suggests the gunmen who stormed a police station and killed seven people in Gurdaspur earlier this week came from Pakistan, Union home minister Rajnath Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
Twenty-three villages in Pune district, mostly in the northern part, have been identified as vulnerable to landslides and mudslides like the one in Malin, a government survey has revealed.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Friday, days after the students sought his support for their agitation against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the Pune-based institute.
A war of words broke out between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over the hanging of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Memon on Friday.
Yakub Memon’s last wish was to meet to his daughter after he was told he had exhausted all hope of stalling the execution but the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict had to be content with a telephone conversation, jail authorities said on Thursday.
The Centre on Thursday accused Oppsosition Congress of being "irresponsible" for not allowing Union home minister Rajnath Singh to make a statement in Rajya Sabha on the Gurdaspur terrorist attack and making contrarian statements regarding the hanging of Yakub Memon, the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict.
A 14-year-old girl from Gujarat who became pregnant after being raped, can have her pregnancy terminated in the 25th week, a medical team constituted by the Supreme Court said Thursday.
Move over Kohinoor. Twitter was taken over by thousands of Odias on Thursday fighting for a much more prized possession: the rosogolla.
Kalam and I plan to write a book together. He said we could do one on India’s rocket science since the times of Tipu Sultan. “I am ready, Kalam. Are you?” I would ask him. “I am almost ready. Let us start next month,” he would say – everytime.