Amid escalation in violence in a number of Gulf countries, India expressed on Thursday deep concerns over the rise of fanaticism, extremism and terrorism in parts of the Arab region.
Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan boycotted on Thursday a function attended by PM Narendra Modi in Nagpur after two other CMs, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Hemant Soren, were booed by BJP workers.
The information and broadcasting ministry’s bar on release the film ‘Kaum de Heere’ – translating into ‘diamonds of the community’ – came after the home ministry objected to the movie saying that it may affect communal harmony in Punjab and other northern states.
The state governments of Assam and Nagaland have mutually agreed to resolve the border row and to form a joint mechanism to work out a solution. The decision was taken in Guwahati at a meeting between the CMs of both states in the presence of Union minister of state, home affairs, Kiren Rijiju.
Imran Khan and populist cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have led followers protesting outside parliament for the past two days demanding that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit and call fresh elections.
As many as 54 Indian soldiers, who were captured as Prisoners of Wars during battles of 1965 and 1971, are still believed to be in Pakistani jails, according to an RTI reply.
Putting an end to speculations,the sports ministry on Thursday stuck to the original list of Arjuna awards winners, thereby dashing boxer Manoj Kumar's hopes of getting the sporting honour.
A moderate voter turnout was recorded in Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab where the Bharatiya Janata Party is looking to extend its gain after the spectacular win in the Lok Sabha elections in the by-polls on Thursday.
Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza on Thursday, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.
Activists and Irom's family members say her release signify that the judiciary has finally accepted that her prolonged fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act was not an act of 'trying to commit suicide'.
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the central government on a petition filed by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi challenging the procedure followed in securing his resignation in the wake of BJP coming to power.
I write this more in anger than thoughtful calmness. Without mincing words and getting right to the heart of the matter, I must say that Ravi Shastri has been rewarded for totally aligning himself with BCCI's honchos.
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said Sanjiv Chaturvedi was removed as the chief vigilance officer (CVO) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) because he was not eligible for the post.
At least 123 people were on Thursday killed and another 17 injured when a private bus rolled 400 feet down into a gorge in Rohtrung village in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, 250 km from here.