Around 350 stranded Indians were on Tuesday evacuated from strife-torn Yemen's Aden city on an Indian naval ship that will now take them to Djibouti, a country neighbouring Yemen and across the Red Sea.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sacked dissident leader Yogendra Yadav as chief spokesperson of the party and also removed rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan and Anand Kumar as spokespersons while announcing a new 20-member panel packed with Arvind Kejriwal loyalists on Tuesday night.
Many companies have opted to induct family members, including wives and daughters, as directors in a last-minute dash to meet a regulatory deadline that require stock market listed firms to appoint at least one woman director on their boards.
The German pilot who crashed a plane in the French Alps last week, killing 150 people, told officials at a Lufthansa training school in 2009 that he had gone through a period of severe depression, the airline said on Tuesday.
A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when the Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said on Tuesday.
The government has decided not to go through with its plan to have tobacco manufacturers cover their products in lurid warnings, riling activists who say India needs to quickly wean its citizens off addictions to products such as cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
A video showing a Sikh man being brutally beaten up on a crowded street in Birmingham, UK's second-largest city, went viral on the Internet, prompting the police to launch a probe into the suspected hate crime.
Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has found his 'Mauka (chance)', and grabbed it as well. The flamboyant all-rounder who announced his retirement from ODIs after World Cup 2015 has poked fun at Dhoni's boys - that too while invoking India's popular 'Mauka, Mauka' ad campaign.
Police in Ludhiana have detained four persons in connection with the gangrape of an elderly nun in Ranaghat and the subsequent robbery incident at a convent.
New Delhi has been focussed on the immediate problem of evacuating more than 4,000 of its nationals from Yemen but the civil war in the Arab country could have grave long-term trade and economic implications for India.
They nurse big dreams but often end up in the wrong place as the lure of a lucrative pay takes hundreds of nurses from Kerala to faraway hostile environments — Yemen being the latest —and stay put there despite the odds.
Over the last few weeks, sharp differences began to emerge between party chief Arvind Kejriwal and two top leaders - Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan - who had been his allies since the AAP's inception. More than anything, the statements made by its own leaders has caused more damage to the party. Here are 10 controversial statements that have come out during the rookie party's very public and acrimonious spats.
The Gujarat assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill which was previously sent back by two presidents. The amended Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill (GCTOC) allows a confession before a police officer to be admissible as evidence in court.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to BJP leader LK Advani and others on a plea against dropping off conspiracy charges against them in Babri mosque demolition case.
In some respite for Jammu and Kashmir, there has been no rainfall though the night due to which the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding. Massive dewatering operations have been launched by state irrigation and fire department authorities in Srinagar.