- Apr 18, 2015 10:41 IST
A Class 9 student was killed on Saturday after security forces opened fire at protesters in Jammu and Kashmir's Narbal after top separatist leader Masarat Alam's arrest for allegedly hoisting a Pakistan flag at a Srinagar rally.
- Apr 18, 2015 07:51 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who returned on Thursday after his much talked about 57-day sabbatical, will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government.
- Apr 18, 2015 13:06 IST
The country's poor farming lobby flocked to BJP at the general election last May, but anger in rural areas is now mounting over his government's bid to overhaul land purchasing laws, compounding woes over extensive damage to winter crops due to unseasonal rain across northern India.
- Apr 18, 2015 09:27 IST
People across India have offered to restore the first Maruti car after Hindustan Times reported that the vehicle, now a piece of history, is dying a slow death after its owner Harpal Singh and his wife Gulshanbeer Kaur passed away. Many showed an interest in buying the car built in 1983.
- Apr 18, 2015 10:36 IST
Twenty-two people were killed and more than 50 injured as at least two explosions rocked the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, media reports said.
- Apr 18, 2015 08:43 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party has issued show-cause notices to rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav for alleged anti-party activities, taking final steps towards their expulsion, even as Yadav said the move was against the principle of natural justice.
- Apr 18, 2015 01:01 IST
The Sino-Pakistan economic corridor project that is likely to run through Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir should not be of any concern to India as it is outside the scope of bilateral disputes that the two South Asian neighbours have, Beijing said Friday.
- Apr 18, 2015 00:50 IST
The Yamuna is almost dead, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said, even as the government single-mindedly pushes to clean the Ganga and overlooks the filthy river at its doorstep. It’s not just the Yamuna, whose water quality is as bad as sewage, but many rivers across the country are reeling under an unprecedented load of urban waste and industrial effluents, says a CPCB report.
- Apr 17, 2015 09:18 IST
Police fired tear gas shells and caned stone-pelting protestors on Friday as violence erupted on the streets of Srinagar barely hours after top separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested in the latest face-off between pro-Pakistani groups and the government in the restive state.
- Apr 17, 2015 19:16 IST
The government notified new forms on Friday that will require the taxpayer to give details of foreign trips, bank accounts, passport and Aadhaar number while filing returns.
- Apr 17, 2015 22:23 IST
A 13-year-old girl named Duli Hembrom has written a letter to the principal of her school to save her from becoming a child bride.
- Apr 17, 2015 20:24 IST
The Internet is for everybody and should not benefit just a few, communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday, as the government weighs its options on a raging debate over whether telecom firms should influence access to websites.
- Apr 17, 2015 19:27 IST
Botox, a potent neurotoxin which is used to paralyse nerves to smooth out wrinkles and treat several illnesses, can reach the brain without causing side effects, which shows its use is safe, Australian researchers report in the Journal of Neuroscience.
- Apr 17, 2015 18:16 IST
His latest move--a welcome rally for Syed Ali Geelani that saw pro-Pakistan slogans and Pakistan flags--has the potential to derail the chief minister's moves to engage separatists.
- Apr 17, 2015 08:53 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at a gurdwara and a temple in Vancouver on Thursday and also remembered the 1914 Komagata Maru incident when Canada did not let in hundreds of Sikhs, a community acknowledged as a major contributor to the country's economy today.