The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its policy interest rate by a quarter percentage point on Tuesday, easing policy for a third time this year, in a move that was widely expected as policymakers try to put the improving economy on a firmer footing.
Hundreds are feared dead after a ship packed with nearly 450 passengers sank in the Yangtze river in southwest China late on Monday night.
Nestle India’s woes continued to escalate as dozens of live larvae were found in the company’s baby milk powder in Tamil Nadu after its popular Maggi noodles were subjected to tests at several places in the country for reportedly containing very high levels of lead and monosodium glutamate (MSG).
The New York Times’ South Asia correspondent Gardiner Harris’ piece on moving back to the US because of Delhi’s killer air pollution was one of the most widely read pieces on the web over the weekend, though many panned it as “over-the-top” and “extremely patronising”.
For more than a decade, Indian fans knew the Fab Four would bail the team out of trouble. But a cricket advisory committee announced Monday to guide a young Indian side surprisingly didn’t include the 'The Wall’ -- Rahul Dravid -- in the line-up.
A botched online purchase, a disappointing holiday or an exploding cellphone -- the country’s two main consumer laws are set for an overhaul to give buyers larger protection and improved services in a changed economy.
VK Pandey, 40, the Barabanki-based officer of the UP Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) is the man who has been keeping an eye on your cake, biryani and noodles, too.
RBI is expected to cut repo rate by 25 bps to 7.25%, which is seen as a move ahead of monsoon, whereas bankers call for measures to ease liquidity.
The victim sustained two stitches on his head and bruises after he was beaten up by six people
The government said on Monday it will consult the Supreme Court on approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the death of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was allegedly tortured and killed in captivity by Pakistani troops during the 1999 war.
The chief of the hardline Jamaat-e-Islami party on Monday denounced attempts by Pakistani politicians to forge friendly ties with India and announced he would offer a reward of Rs 1 billion to anyone who “arrests” Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has ushered in 'achche din', Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, making a strong pitch for ensuring the rights of all communities.
A tribal woman from Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district was allegedly gang-raped twice and tortured by having a hot iron rod inserted in her genitals after her attackers, who had earlier branded her a witch, blamed her for the death of some malnourished children in their village.
Al-Bayan, the Islamic State radio targeting European recruits - touting recent triumphs in the campaign to carve out a Caliphate.
In what has been described as the start of a new innings, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, former India captain Sourav Ganguly, and VVS Laxman today joined the BCCI in a newly-constituted advisory panel to guide the Board in all matters related to the game.