Senior minister Azam Khan landed in a fresh controversy when he drove a bus on the Jauhar University campus in Rampur with students and teachers on board.
The government has told the Supreme Court that nominating a senior advocate as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointing a chairperson and members of the Lokpal would not lead to conflict of interest even if the practicing lawyer appears before a Supreme Court judge who could be in consideration for the post.
A few days after PDP -BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir started with a promise of engaging with the separatists, moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq says he has no problems in talking with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A carefully-crafted itinerary is on the works for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to Sri Lanka. The itinerary likely includes a trip to Anuradhapura, a sacred Buddhist city steeped in the richness of the Sinhalese civilisation.
A united Opposition has multiple options to delay the passage of the contentious land acquisition and insurance bills in Parliament, leaving the government staring at a long road ahead to deliver big-ticket reforms and shore up the economy.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to seek fresh legal opinion on the option of prosecuting former Maharashatra chief minister Ashok Chavan for his suspected role in Mumbai's Adarsh Society scam for alleged misconduct under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) act.
A doctor allegedly carried out sterilisation surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre in Chandauli recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.
Former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been absolved by the Central Administrative Tribunal of the charge of putting pressure on AIIMS doctor to submit a "tailor-made autopsy report" in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case.
After having skipped the party’s protest against the land acquisition ordinance last month, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to join an agitation by farmers from Bhatta-Parsaul on the issue in Delhi on March 16.
Asserting that the land bill is not anti-farmer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday criticised the opposition for creating hurdles in the passage of the measure in Rajya Sabha, where the NDA government does not have a majority.
Three images captured by Mangalyaan – India’s first spacecraft to Mars - has been uploaded in social media a day before Holi.
A mob lynched an alleged rapist, said to be a Bangladeshi national, on Thursday after breaking into a central jail in Nagaland's Dimapur town and dragging him out.
Mythology says this is the village where Krishna stayed for a few years with his foster father Nanda Baba and mother Yashoda. Nandgaon and the adjacent Barsana, the native place of Radha, is where Holi is played in all its multi-hued glory as villagers re-enact the romantic escapades of the two celestial lovers. The world comes to watch as the Lathmaar Holi is played in all its mythological significance and a large dollop of fun.
The government is unlikely to be able to fully keep the controversial documentary on the December 16 gang-rape out of reach for Indian users for long, as the video spread far and wide on the internet within hours of its telecast in Britain.
Senior journalist recalls experience with politicians who wanted to be 'friends' with her.