Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, who was killed in a gunbattle with militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama district just a day after he received a gallantry award, was cremated on Thursday with full state honours in New Delhi.
A 55-year-old woman died after a youth allegedly set her ablaze as she scolded him for chasing her daughter in Atrauli village in Lucknow, police said on Thursday.
IAS officer C Umashankar has said he will challenge a Tamil Nadu government directive asking him not to indulge "preaching and propagating activities" saying it infringes on his right of freedom of speech and expression as well as to practice and preach a religion of his choice.
The success of President Barack Obama’s visit may have sealed ambassador S Jaishankar’s move to Delhi as the next foreign secretary, but the die was cast last September. And in more ways than one.
Seeking to "mobilise Hindus" and "remind them of their resolve" for construction of a Ram temple, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is planning to organise 'Ram Mahotsava' for the first time on the lines of Durga Puja aross the country.
New Delhi: The appointment of S Jaishankar as new foreign secretary snowballed into a controversy Thursday with the Congress calling the timing of his appointment "questionable".
A 32-year-old man accused of raping a 22-year-old woman in Odisha last year married her following a court order, an official said on Thursday.
Shireen Dalvi, editor of an Urdu daily newspaper, was arrested on Wednesday by the Mumbra police, for allegedly reprinting a cartoon of Prophet Mohammed that was originally published in Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly magazine. Dalvi was produced in a Thane court on Wednesday.
Even though Delhi BJP is still waiting to release the party manifesto for Delhi assembly polls, the chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is tweeting her own version of the party’s programme on women security.
Focus on trust as Swaraj visits Beijing later this week, to meet Russian FM as well
Doppelgangers make up for lack of celebrities fun
SC restrains search engines from flashing sex determination ads
All was well at banquet, says Rashtrapati Bhavan
Cranking up its poll machine in Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has brought in 22 of its top ministers at the Centre to take charge of the campaign, which has fallen into disarray under a divided state unit.
Sher-Gil’s self-portrait up for auction at Sotheby’s