The Vishva Hindu Parishad on Sunday claimed to have converted at least 30 Christians in a ghar wapsi (homecoming) ceremony in Kerala's Alappuzha district, adding that 150 more families would be welcomed into the Hindu fold in the run up to Christmas.
Authorities made several arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said. The Pakistan government had earlier bombed the militants' hideouts in the country's tribal areas along the Afghan border.
The Nitin Gadkari-led road transport and highways ministry's plan to spare buses and non-commercial vehicles from paying toll would cost the exchequer Rs.
27,000 crore over a five-year period between 2014 and 2019.
The combined losses of all carriers over the last seven years add up to more than Rs.
60,000 crore. And the future doesn’t look very rosy: analysts estimate that heavy losses will continue.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia to appear before it on December 26 in connection with alleged money laundering in a Rs.
6,000-crore drug racket case, setting off political tremors in the state and New Delhi.
Congress and other opposition parties slam the VHP for coverting over 200 tribal Christians to Hinduism by holding rituals at Aranai village in Valsad district in Gujarat.
Three men died of carbon monoxide poisoning in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area on Sunday morning after being suffocated by the fumes of an angeethi (traditional brazier) lit the previous night, the police said.
Three people were killed and four others injured in a powerful blast in Manipur’s capital city of Imphal on Sunday.
A three-and-half-year-old boy's genitals were chopped off at a village in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district on Saturday in a gruesome incident suspected to be linked to tantric rituals.
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda on December 19, police said. All the boys were arrested on Sunday. Three of the boys are Class 6 students while the fourth is a Class 8 student.
The Police on Sunday recovered 45 detonators from a house in a locality coming under Adampur police station area in Bihar's Bhagalpur town even as a minor boy sustained injuries while fiddling with one of the detonators.
A gunman fatally shot two New York police officers on Saturday to avenge the deaths of African American Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hand of the police. He then killed himself.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Thursday with lower respiratory tract infection, is stable.
Sensation prevailed in Goragoan village on Sunday noon when a mutilated and naked body of a woman was found near regional centre of Sports Authority of India, on the outskirts of Bhopal.
The UK government has indicated new plans to send back foreign graduates, who come here on student visas, to their home countries at the end of their courses, a move that could affect the enrolment from India in British universities, media reports said on Sunday.