A 24-year-old engineering student on Friday married his friend, a 22-year-old woman, who was reportedly gangraped in Bihar’s Banka district in his presence, last week. Rai Atul Krishna reports.
Moving a step ahead of the ruling Congress and opposition BJP, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party on Friday announced a rainbow of aspirants who have been shortlisted to contest the assembly polls due in November this year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was warned of copycat attacks in the wake of the daylight slaying of a British soldier as the nation’s secret service on Friday came under the spotlight over allegations they could have prevented the assault.
Four army jawans were killed on Friday in a gunbattle with suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Pulwama district, 45 km south of Srinagar — an incident that gave a blow to chief minister Omar Abdullah’s efforts to revoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir.
The alleged call-girl at the centre of a trial against Silvio Berlusconi told a courtroom on Friday that she had previously lied to investigators about raunchy parties hosted by the billionaire tycoon.
The British government on Friday defended the country's security services against criticism that they missed signs which might have helped prevent the brutal murder of a soldier on a street of south-east London.
The JD(U) is preparing for the 2014 polls very seriously. Nitish Kumar is making new friends and getting the estranged ones back, as he may have to decide to go it alone if Gujarat CM Narendra Modi is declared the NDA's PM candidate. Ashok Mishra
Police say that a teacher was among the 17 burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.
A Brigadier and two jawans were injured tonight when Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian positions violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Tutmari Gali sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
A Taliban suicide car bomber and five heavily armed gunmen attacked an international aid group's guest house in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing two guards and setting off an hours-long battle with security forces in an upscale Kabul neighborhood, authorities said.
Congress V-P Rahul Gandhi sent out an unusually blunt message to his party colleagues yesterday, promising to be tougher than his mother in dealing with factionalism and indiscipline. HT
Amid discontent among MLCs jostling for ministerial berths, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah expanded his council of ministers by inducting SR Patil, a former leader of opposition, today.
Two men were arrested from aboard a Pakistan International Airways (PIA) plane on Friday following a security alert that saw British fighter jets scramble and escort it to Stansted airport in southeast England. Dipankar De Sarkar reports.
BCCI president N Srinivasan said on Friday night that his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's arrest by the Mumbai Police was an attempt to target him and he has no intention to resign from his post.Veil of secrecy on CSK abode