Time magazine has listed 'India's Rape Epidemic,' the nationwide uproar over a number of rape incidents, especially following a brutal gang-rape in Delhi, as the ninth top world news story of 2013.
Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai, who is accused of sexually assaulting a city-based woman at his ashram from 2002-05, was on Thursday brought to Surat from Delhi, a senior police officer said.
Questioning the timing of bringing the communal violence bill, Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, describing the proposed legislation as 'ill-conceived, poorly drafted and a recipe for disaster'.
The winter session of Parliament will begin from Thursday with the opposition expected to seek to corner the government on price rise and the JPC report on 2G spectrum allocation and problems of farmers.
The Union cabinet will today take a final call on the controversial plan to expand the boundary of the proposed Telangana state to include two Rayalseema districts too, a move staunchly opposed by Telangana politicians.
The BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014 – the world’s first ranking for universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, plus 17 other emerging economies – places the alma mater of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at rank 13, ahead of six IITs.
Ashok Pancilly, a final year student of BTech at Indian Institute of Technology-Indore, has been named as the best Google student ambassador from India by the internet giant.
The roller-coaster ride to Telangana has now taken a sudden turn, with the Centre planning a new avatar, Rayala-Telangana, just before proposing the Telangana bill in Parliament’s winter session, beginning on Thursday.
From being seen by his rivals as a ‘non-factor’ for the current round of assembly polls, BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi emerged not just a key campaigner but the one who could draw additional votes for the BJP wherever he held ralllies, its leaders believe.
Tiger Hanif, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993 and has exhausted all legal avenues in Britain, has made a final representation to home secretary Theresa May to avoid extradition to India. An aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Hanif, whose full name is Mohammed Umerji Patel, 52, was traced to a grocery store in Bolton, Greater Manchester, in March 2010.
Taking the debate on Article 370 of the Constitution forward, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said it must be noted that the special provision for a separate status for Jammu and Kashmir had “nothing to do with secularism” and turned into an “instrument of oppression and discrimination against Indian citizens.”
Sixteen killed, six gang-raped, 24 accused - but not a single arrest has taken place even two months after the horror of riots visited Fugana village in Muzaffarnagar. The women of the village named names in their FIRs but they still see the accused roaming free. Full coverage: Cries from the camps
Edward Snowden, who worked as a cyber security contractor for the US National Security Agency (NSA) and stole thousands of sensitive documents containing details of the worldwide snooping operations of the NSA, spent six quite and cautious days in India 2010 learning about ethical hacking and core Java programming.
A year ago, it was just like any other slum cluster - political activists turning up now and then to make the most of the proverbial vote bank - but all that, according to residents, changed post the brutal December 16 gang-rape.
The election commission has asked the political parties not to use pictures of Armed forces of Defence personnel in their campaign as it creates a bias against the apolitical force.