Here is a timeline of APJ Abdul Kalam's life and career as India's pre-eminent defence scientist and one of the country's most popular president.
Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday cancelled his scheduled visit to Chandigarh after the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana called off their meetings with him in the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur blamed on Pakistan-based militants.
GPS devices found on three militants killed during a terror siege at a Punjab police station suggest they came from Pakistan across Ravi river, security officials said Tuesday, a finding that could ratchet up India-Pakistan diplomatic tensions amid renewed peace efforts.
VHP chief Praveen Togadia on Tuesday termed India's policy towards Pakistan as a "failure" and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should put an end to the "saree, shawl" diplomacy following the Gurdaspur terror attack and exhibit a "strong will" to deal with terrorism.
The Food and Drugs Administration of Maharashtra on Tuesday told the Bombay high court (HC) that Maggi noodles manufacturer Nestle India violated laws with the lead level in the popular instant snack being above the permissible limit.
In a jolt to the ruling Janata Dal (United), the Patna high court on Tuesday ordered an interim ban on use of pictures of chief minister Nitish Kumar, his ministers and any other publicity material in state government's ambitions "Badh Chala Bihar" campaign.
India and China are facing an exodus of their wealthiest citizens with tens of thousands of "high-net-worth individuals" (HNWIs) having left to seek greener pastures, according to a new report.
The Gujarat High court on Tuesday began final hearing on appeals in the Naroda Patiya riot case, in which 97 people, mostly from minority community, were killed in 2002.
Terror returned to Punjab after a gap of two years when suspected Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Gurdaspur district on Monday and opened fire on police personnel, before they were gunned down.
There are hundreds of MBBS students who were expelled although they claim to have had no connection with the Vyapam scam which helped candidates buy seats in medical colleges and government jobs in Madhya Pradesh.
Just before they attacked the Dinanagar police station in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Monday morning, the three terrorists were caught on a security camera just outside the town.
Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986, who successfully led research into the treatment of the deadly virus, passed away at her residence in Chennai on Tuesday.
Incessant rains lashed Gujarat on Tuesday, causing death of 11 persons in various rain-related incidents, affecting normal life and prompting the MeT Department to issue warning to fishermen against venturing into sea.
Police in Chhattisgarh found themselves in the dock after a judicial commission probing the alleged gang-rape and killing of a poor tribal girl some years ago pinned the blame for her death on them.
As I write this, I do not know if Yakub Memon will be hanged on July 30) or granted mercy. But of one thing I am sure – his faith in the Indian system of justice has been betrayed by the politics surrounding the serial blasts of 1993.