Ira Singhal topped the prestigious civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers, with four of the top five positions going to women, according to results announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Saturday.
A journalist with India Today channel died suddenly in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday while on an assignment to interview the families of people linked to the professional examination board scam who died in suspicious circumstances.
Charushree T, 6th rank holder in this year's 2015 UPSC exams, says IAS gives a chance to be an agent of change and that she would prefer her home state of Tamil Nadu.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday Ram Jethmalani’s proposal on allowing 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to surrender was rejected in the 90s as a notorious criminal like him could not be put merely under house arrest.
The Congress on Saturday launched a fresh attack on the BJP, demanding Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s resignation for alleged involvement in a Rs 36,000-crore scam in a scheme for supplying rice through the public distribution system.
Central intelligence agencies have found that jailed Indian Mujahideen top operative Yasin Bhatkal was using a cellphone from inside a high-security cell in a Hyderabad jail.
Former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief AS Dulat's revelations on wide-ranging issues ahead of the launch of his book have kicked up a political storm in the country.
BJP MP and Bollywood actor Hema Malini, injured in an accident in Dausa district of Rajasthan, left for Mumbai on Saturday after being discharged from Fortis Hospital in Jaipur.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a referendum, being organised in just nine days, on a deal with European governments, the European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's explosive hitting saw him set a new record in the English T20 Blast competition on Friday with a blistering 158 not out off 64 balls for his county Warwickshire.
Iran and the global powers go into a key weekend of talks Saturday, after months of intense negotiations, amid signs they may be inching towards a historic nuclear deal to end a 13-year standoff.
Retiree Giorgos Chatzifotiadis had gone to three banks in Greece's second city of Thessaloniki on Friday in the hope of withdrawing a pension on behalf of his wife, but in vain. When he was told at the fourth that he could not withdraw his 120 euros ($133), it was all too much and he collapsed in tears.
The father of the two-year-old girl who died in a road accident involving Hema Malini has said she could have been saved if she was rushed to the hospital along with the BJP parliamentarian immediately after the fatal crash in Rajasthan's Dausa district.
The long-awaited socio-economic caste census released on Friday has sparked fresh debate between political parties with the BJP expected to use its data, especially poverty figures, to counter the Congress on its development plank over the years.
Bollywood actress and BJP leader Hema Malini on Friday expressed "deep sorrow" over the death of a child in a road accident involving her car, hours after she was accused of not showing concern.