Security forces are engaged in a gun-battle with suspected militants at Hardushoora in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday morning.
Whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had pointed out alleged irregularities in allotment of land to Robert Vadra in Haryana, was transferred yet again on Wednesday.
An IAF plane carrying 190 Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen landed in Mumbai on Thursday morning. Another flight wih 168 Indians aboard had landed at 2 am in Kochi early on Thursday night. .
Two minor girls, both cousins, were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint by five persons in Jareef Nagar area in Badaun, almost a year after a similar incident in the district had stirred Uttar Pradesh and opposition had attacked the government over law and order.
At least 43 people have died and 26 are missing after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the western Pacific ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer.
A day after the water level of the swollen Jhelum river began to recede, fear was back as a fresh spell of rain hit the Valley on Wednesday.
Union minister of state Giriraj Singh faced flak on Wednesday for targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi in racist remarks, which he later described as 'informal'. The Congress also demanded Singh's resignation, as a massive row broke out over Singh's slip -- the latest chapter in the faux pas list of foot-in-mouth Indian politicians. HT brings to you a complete guide on the controversy.
For six months, a woman posing as an Indian Administrative Service officer had a free run in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie, a training ground for the country’s civil service officers.
The Iraqi government claimed victory over Islamic State insurgents in Tikrit on Wednesday after a month-long battle for the city supported by Shi'ite militiamen and U.S.-led air strikes, saying that only small pockets of resistance remained.
Fearing an Iraq-like crisis when a group of Indian nurses was taken captive briefly by gun-toting militants, the Narendra Modi government has accelerated evacuation of 4,000 Indians from strife-torn Yemen.
Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus today and were clashing with a Palestinian group, the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the Syrian capital, seat of President Bashar Assad's power, according to opposition activists and Palestinian officials.
Union minister Giriraj Singh, who triggered a major row on Wednesday with his racist comments on Sonia Gandhi, was forced to express his regrets after a call from BJP president Amit Shah who made it clear to him that "such language" was not acceptable.
The Enforcement Directorate attached on Wednesday assets worth Rs 742 crore in the name of Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis case, the Press Trust of India reported.
Mustafa Kamal resigned as president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday with an outspoken attack on the world governing body after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy.
British cinemas are warning viewers about a new Argentine film which shows a chief steward intentionally crashing a plane -- a scene bearing eerie similarities to last week's Germanwings tragedy.