The 47 newly elected BJP MLAs in Haryana met in Chandigarh on Tuesday to elect the leader of the state legislature party, with Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar emerging as the front runner for the CM post.
Home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday postponed his visit to Mumbai to meet the newly elected BJP MLAs and decide on the leadership issue and government formation in Maharashtra.
In an advisory, the ministry on Monday said that the country has recently witnessed communal incidents in many places during the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja.
Police complaints have been lodged against the younger brother of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for beating up a security guard of Alipore Zoo on Monday evening.
The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is unwilling to drop the issue of ‘love jihad’ from its agenda despite the Meerut fiasco where a young woman went back on her allegation of gang rape and conversion.
Apple said it sold more than 39 million iPhones in the quarter, boosted by last month's launch of the large-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which hit some markets on September 19. That compared with 33.8 million in the same period a year ago.
Pistorius could be sentenced to years in prison, or he could be given a suspended sentence and a fine and receive no jail time for shooting Steenkamp multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.
The toll in the explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit at Vakatippa village in East Godavari district rose to 17 on Tuesday with six more persons succumbing to burns at a local hospital, police said.
The Islamic State launched a fresh assault on Kobane late Monday hours after it was announced that Kurds, who are defending the besieged Syrian border town, had received a first US airdrop of weapons.
The Sunday’s elections results in Maharashtra and Haryana has redefined India’s political scene with the country set to have the lowest number of national political parties since Independence --- only three, one less than the number in 1957.
The Centre plans to put up coal mines for bidding by private steel, power and cement companies and introduce changes in the law to enable commercial mining.
A group of seven people attacked two Delhi Police constables with bricks and stones on Sunday evening after the policemen stopped them from drinking and gambling in public at west Delhi’s Nawada near Uttam Nagar.
The NIA, probing the Burdwan blast, decided to examine the role of the West Bengal government in the case after discovering houses built on government land by suspected militants.
Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat, who had last Friday reserved his order, sentenced Usman, Shamshad, Shahid, Iqbal and Kamruddin to life imprisonment. He also imposed a fine of Rs.
50,000 on each of them.
AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has announced cash relief of Rs. 3 lakh to the next of kin of the 193 people who died — out of shock or suicide — after she was jailed in the disproportionate assets case. The move, however, has come under attack with many questioning the authenticity of the deaths.