Poor 6.5% voter turnout betrays nerves as voters chose to give suffrage a miss
Violence marred polling in the Srinagar Lok Sabha bye-elections today as six people were killed and several injured in firing by security forces on rampaging mobs in various parts of the constituency, with merely 5.84 per cent voters' turnout recorded till 1500 hours.
At least 36 people were killed and nearly 140 others injured today in twin ISIS blasts targeting Coptic churches packed with worshippers who had gathered for Palm Sunday mass in Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria, the deadliest attacks on minority Christians in r
VC calls meeting after complaints of moral policing by members of ABVP lodged with him. RSS rebuts charge, saying they are against all moral policing. ``It's the family that should control students,'' says Sangh
While the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh Government after its record win in the recently-held Assembly elections in the state formed anti-Romeo Squads to rein in unruly young people on streets and public places, a section of the students of Jadavpur University lodged a complaint with the Vice-chancellor of the university against alleged moral policing by students having all
Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju today accused the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal of running a 'dictatorship', alleging that it was misusing state power to 'torture' political opponents.
Navies of India and China today rescued a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden after it was hijacked by Somali pirates, in a well-coordinated operation which came in the midst of strain in ties between the two countries over a range of sticky issues.
A convict set free due to a typographical error in the Delhi High Court's order has been directed by the Supreme Court to surrender first before hearing his plea challenging the order to re-arrest him.
The Vice-Principal of an engineering college in Kerala, one of the absconding accused in the case relating to the death of an engineering student in January this year, was arrested from near Coimbatore today.
Goa Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar today said that the BJP could not perform up to the mark in recently-held Assembly elections because a section of the saffron party workers worked against the official candidates.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) will be strengthened and given more financial powers to accelerate the pace of development in the state's villages.
Due to derailment of four loaded wagons and Guard’s Brake Van of a Goods train at Kharagpur station yard last night, normal train services in Howrah-Kharagpur section of South Eastern Railway were partially affected.
The Assam government today announced a draft population policy which suggested denial of government jobs to people with more than two children and making education up to university level free for all girls in the state. "This is a draft population policy.