India

  • MPs, Monsoon Session, 2015 Monsoon Session Parliament, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 17:04 IST

    Rahul takes on govt over land bill: They 'threatened, ran off'

    Hitting out at the NDA government over its stand on land bill, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday it "ran off" after "threatening" and shouting" in the face of resistance.

  • Ramesh Bidhuri
    Aug 04, 2015 17:02 IST

    Women MPs accuse BJP leader of using abusive, sexist remarks

    Five women MPs have lodged a complaint with the Lok Sabha speaker accusing BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri of using abusive and sexist remarks against them in the house, media reports said on Tuesday.

  • Congress Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 14:40 IST

    'Murder of democracy vs destructive Oppn': Cong, BJP battle outside House

    The BJP parliamentary party accused the Congress on Tuesday of being a 'destructive' opposition and passed a resolution against its 'obstructionist and anti-development' policies.

  • 26/11
    Aug 04, 2015 14:06 IST

    26/11 attackers trained in Sindh: Pak investigator Tariq Khosa

    The Pakistani investigator who led the probe into the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has said sleuths uncovered a raft of evidence linking the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to the carnage that was “planned and launched” from Pakistani soil.

  • Flood
    Aug 04, 2015 14:07 IST

    In pics: Over 180 dead, 10mn affected as floods wreak havoc in 5 states

    More than 180 people have lost their lives and nearly 10 million affected by floods in West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Manipur and Odisha.

  • Porn
    Aug 04, 2015 15:14 IST

    Porn website trolls Indian government over ban

    So while hundreds of people are creating a furore on social media on the recent ban, how could a porn site not react to this ban?

  • Lakshmikanth
    Aug 04, 2015 16:41 IST

    Nobody tortured us, says teacher released by Islamic State

    One of the two Indian teachers from Karnataka who was kidnapped in Libya, allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group on Tuesday said they were treated with respect by the abductors and not tortured in captivity.

  • Bomb explosion in Damascus
    Aug 04, 2015 16:03 IST

    Two explosions at Kanpur court, no casualties

    Two days ahead of the Lawyer's Association election, two explosions shook the district court within the span of a few minutes on Tuesday with no injuries, according to police reports.

  • Pawan Hans
    Aug 04, 2015 15:10 IST

    Missing Pawan Hans chopper spotted in Arunachal, rescue ops launched

    A Pawan Hans chopper with three people on board, including an IAS officer, has gone missing on Tuesday morning in a remote area in the militant-infested Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said.

  • child abuse minor rape
    Aug 04, 2015 12:30 IST

    3-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Bengaluru school

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at her school in Bengaluru, sparking protests by parents of students who clashed with police on Tuesday.

  • Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 13:18 IST

    Congress a 'destructive' opposition, says BJP

    As Congress MPs led by president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demonstrated against the suspension of 25 party MPs outside Parliament on Tuesday, BJP parliamentary party accused it of being a 'destructive' opposition and passed a resolution against its 'obstructionist and anti-development' policies.

  • Kamlesh Vaswani
    Aug 04, 2015 13:30 IST

    Meet Kamlesh Vaswani, the lawyer behind India's porn ban

    Whenever 43-year-old Vaswani heard of such violence against women, he felt he should do something. He ended up drawing a connection between pornography on the internet and sex crimes, and filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court in 2013 seeking a complete ban on all porn websites. His petition is the only such move against online pornography in India.

  • Ansar Burney
    Aug 04, 2015 12:29 IST

    Indian envoy to meet woman stranded in Pakistan for 15 years

    Indian high commissioner TCA Raghavan will meet a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in Pakistan for at least 15 years to explore the possibility of her repatriation, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 13:26 IST

    Congress, NCP, TMC boycott LS, others stage walkout

    A pugnacious opposition launched a united protest in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday against the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, with members of the Congress, TMC and National Congress Party boycotting the proceedings, and the Left parties walking out after the House met accompanied by the SP and the RJD.

  • Congress Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 11:30 IST

    PM should listen to 'mann ki baat' of people of India: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress MPs led by president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demonstrated against the suspension of 25 party MPs outside Parliament on Tuesday, saying they would expand their protest across the country.