The Indo-US defence engagement looks all set to be taken forward by the next government with the high-level Defence Policy Group (DPG) meeting on December 4-6 in Washington postponed at the behest of the Obama administration.
A Delhi court on Monday reserved its order on a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar seeking to drop nine CBI witnesses in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which he and three others are facing prosecution.
After having lived in jail for 19 years on charges of possessing counterfeit notes, V Sundervelu, who is from Tamil Nadu, wants to be released because various states prosecuting him have supposedly failed to expedite his trial.
BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday demanded the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a young woman law intern, as Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, saying "not only Caesar's wife but Caesar too must be above suspicion".
The environment ministry is considering a regulation on development in and around rivers. The ministry on Monday informed the National Green Tribunal that a draft regulation in this regard was under consideration.
The US continues to defy China by flying its military planes through newly declared Chinese air defence zone in the disputed East China Sea.
Crossing a major milestone in the country's space history, Isro's Mars Orbiter mission in the early hours of Sunday ventured out of Earth's sphere of influence for the first time in an attempt to reach the red planet's orbit.
Arvind Kejriwal, Sheila Dikshit and Harsh Vardhan, the three CM hopefuls spell out vision for city on Corruption, Safety of women, law and order, full statehood, power, Water, FDI in Retail Sector and Vague promises.
The spurt in smuggling activities is a result of the widening difference in the yellow metal’s price between the domestic market and Dubai. The price gap has gone up to Rs.
5 lakh a kg in the past few months from being Rs.
2.5 lakh a kg in June, and only Rs.
1 lakh before that.
The value of fruits, vegetables and grains wastage in India stands at Rs.
44,000 crore annually, a report has said.
Three people were killed in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday when some labourers lit a fire to keep themselves warm, accidentally setting off explosives meant to blast rocks, officials said.
The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) has urged the media to avoid "sensationalism" while covering the trial of Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, who faces rape charges in a Goa court.
Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's public stance that the rape victim's complaint was politically coloured and a part of a larger conspiracy is missing from his anticipatory bail application.
The National Green Tribunal has slapped fines on a company --- Ambuja Cement --- and pollution regulator Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) in a case of leakage of toxic gases affecting agricultural fields. Chetan Chauhan reports.
Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the Centre cannot interfere in the sexual assault case against Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal.