Principal says nothing wrong with school's policy, claims shlokas have a universal message. Activists allege incident indicates rising saffronisation in southern state.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called in the army for rescue operations in worst flood-hit areas on Sunday, as heavy rain in the wake of Cyclone Komen continued to lash the state.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Surender Koli, sentenced to death for the Nithari serial killings, and others on the Uttar Pradesh government's petition challenging the commutation of his sentence to life imprisonment.
Gaurang Goswami was shocked when he heard on Monday that the Supreme Court had cancelled the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) because of allegations of widespread irregularities, including mass cheating.
An Afghan official says a suicide truck bombing has killed one person and wounded more than 40 in the capital of the southern province of Zabul.Mirwais Noorzai, Zabul's police chief, said on Monday
Maoists on Monday torched at least 35 heavy vehicles on the busy National Highway 2 in Bihar's Gaya district to enforce a two-day shutdown to protest the killing of a female commander, police said.
The Central governmment on Thursday froze seven bank accounts belonging to Greenpeace India and suspended the registration under which it gets its funds from abroad.
The union water resources minister said, the Saptakoshi river floods are a perennial issue in Bihar, and can be solved by interlnking of rivers in India.
In a new twist to the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi, his father-in-law Hanumanthrayappa alleged on Wednesday that the state’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which initially handled the case, erased sensitive evidence before handing over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Agitated parents of students on Saturday roughed up the headmaster of a government-run girls' school in Kakaganj area in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh on allegations of molesting their wards, police said.
At least 66 students and a head cook on Thursday fell ill after eating mid-day meal at a primary school in Bihar's Vishali district.
Three persons were charred to death on Sunday when a mob torched nine houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body.
Country is locked in disputes with several of its maritime neighbours in the region over the ownership of islands and it is highly sensitive to any mention about the freedom of navigation in those waters.
J Jayalalithaa has seen many highs and lows in her colourful and illustrious political career spanning three decades. Here is a random collection of twenty rare, vintage photos from her past which capture some of those momentous moments.
Since 1999, the veteran politician has headed almost all such party panels and on all occasions absolved the leadership of any responsibility.