India is diversifying its sources of crude oil imports to reduce dependence on any one region, Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
It won't be 'business as usual' in the Congress after the severe drubbing in the elections and party president Sonia Gandhi would soon fix accountability and take decisions on revamping the party, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said on Wednesday.
A day after informing Parliamentthat the PMO under Manmohan Singh had pushed for extension to a judge facing corruption charges, the government today demanded that the former Prime Minister should make a "categorical" statement on the controversial matter.
A 25-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three persons at Budhana town in the Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Wednesday.
A stray leopard entered into the campus of the Indian Institute of Technology at Powai in (IIT) Mumbai on Wednesday, officials said.
Rustam Kerwalla, chairman of Vibgyor High group of schools, has been arrested by the city police for his negligence in handling the case where a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in one of his institutions by a skating instructor.
A rickshawpuller-turned informer of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which guards the Indo-Nepal border at Kanhauli, was beaten to death by a jawan after it was found that the informer had sold off the mobile phone given to him by the force for food.
A strategy card game, MahaYodha, or Great Warrior, unique for being based on Hindu mythology, has recently hit the market, capturing the attention of a sizeable number of gamers.
Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.
At least 11 members of Parliament belonging to the Shiv Sena allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor, who was fasting for Ramzan, to eat a chapati at the new Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi last week, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.
Encephalitis toll in seven north Bengal districts rose to 102 on Tuesday since January with five more deaths reported since last Sunday. In the last two days, 42 people have lost their lives in the disease in the seven north Bengal districts.
The women and child development (WCD) ministry will be sending an amended draft juvenile justice bill to the law ministry this week, moving the government a step closer to treating minors accused of heinous crimes — such as rape — at par with adults.
Less than one-third of households in India drink purified water, even though barely 39% of them get piped water, making them prone to several water-borne infections such as diarrhoea, jaundice, cholera and gastroenteritis.
Making the chairman of the railway board — the Chief Executive Officer — and providing for a unified cadre for railway are among the major reforms the Modi government is in the process of finalising.