The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the breach of privilege motion notice issued against author Shobhaa De by Maharashtra Assembly Speaker for her tweets on the state government's decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time
From rumours to jokes on Nepal quake: Do people on social media need lesson in sensitivity?
Fotedar, 49, was an avid climber who held dual Indian and Australian citizenship. Her family had mounted a campaign on social media to trace her after the avalanche on Saturday.
The Gorkha connect between the Indian and Nepalese armies is powering New Delhi’s rescue and relief effort, giving it much-needed thrust and lifting up sagging morale at a time when Kathmandu is down on its knees.
While the massive earthquake has flattened several centuries-old structures in Nepal, the Pashupatinath temple has suffered only slight damage.
The government’s push to pass a land bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland has spurred the Opposition parties to oppose the move as they sense an opportunity to consolidate their support base in villages where farmer distress is a potent political issue.
The Modi government has cancelled the registration of nearly 9,000 foreign-funded NGOs that failed to file their annual returns.
Increase in man-leopard conflict has pushed the government to provide the dwindling big cats an alternate home within the confines of a green enclosure to be called animal safari.
Jitender Singh, 27, has not seen human tragedy on the scale of the Nepalese earthquake before. And he is struggling to come to terms with it.
Another face-off between government and opposition could be seen in Parliament with Congress on Monday sticking to its demand for referring the long pending Goods and Services Taxes bill to the Standing Committee for scrutiny.
Irked with his requests for more alcohol being turned down, a passenger travelling on an Air India (AI) flight from Riyadh to Calicut (AI194) on Sunday night vandalised cabin seats and threatened other passengers.
Mired in political controversies ever since he took over reins of state, chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday made a desperate bid to connect with Srinagar by visiting at least 15 places in city.
The Supreme Court held on Monday that the Tamil Nadu government has no right to appoint advocate Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor(SPP) to appear in Karnataka High Court for J Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case.
From getting involved personally in the framing of the rescue plan to donating a month’s salary for the relief effort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left his imprint on India’s rapid response to the Nepal earthquake.
RK Srivastava, a State Bank of India employee, was looking forward to a three-day vacation in Kathmandu. But his trip turned into a nightmare soon after landing and on Monday he was desperate to get back to his home.