Bharatiya Janata Party's bid to attract voters by offering free tea at stalls named after Narendra Modi received a blow on Monday when election authorities ruled free distribution of tea amounted to bribing voters.
China on Monday asked Malaysian authorities to step up search efforts and investigation into the missing Malaysia airlines flight, saying it had become a race against time.
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Former Union telecommunications minister A Raja, who spent 15 months in jail for his alleged involvement in 2G scam, was on Monday named as DMK's Lok Sabha candidate from Nilgiris in western Tamil Nadu.
Sahara chief Subrata Roy is likely to remain in Tihar jail for some more time as the special bench of the Supreme Court that had sent him to judicial custody would not hold a hearing on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday set a deadline of one year for lower courts to complete trial in cases involving MPs and MLAs facing charges of corruption and other serious charges, reports said.
Former Samajwadi Party leaders Amar Singh and Jaya Prada join Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal. Amar Singh to contest Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur and Jaya Prada from Bijnore.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released its fourth list of 61 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Journalist Ashish Khetan will contest from the New Delhi constituency and satirist Bhagwant Mann from Sangrur will be fielded by the Arvind Kejriwal-led party from Punjab.
The Scotland Yard, Britain's premier police force, has been accused of being opaque and trying to withhold information from public about crimes by adopting an 'if asked' policy.
A man accused of raping his sister-in-law on the false promise of marriage has been acquitted by a Delhi court, which said that the woman had "consented" to sexual intercourse with him.
A 17-year-old student committed suicide by setting himself ablaze allegedly after a board examination centre in charge demanded money from him to let him sit for the test.
Hardening his stance, rebel RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav on Monday said he would contest the Pataliputra Lok Sabha seat, from where party chief Lalu Prasad has fielded his daughter Misa Bharti.
The CBI on Monday filed its first chargesheet in a Delhi court in the coal blocks allocation case against Navabharat Power Pvt Ltd for allegedly misrepresenting facts and making "fraudulent" claims to "embellish" its applications to get allotments between 2006 and 2009.
North Korea's state media confirmed Monday what was never in doubt -- a 100 percent, no-abstention poll victory for leader Kim Jong-Un in the country's stage-managed parliamentary election.