With the decks getting cleared for the bull taming festival of Jallikattu in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, there is a growing chorus for organising Kambala, a traditional
A bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire on a motorway in northern Italy, killing 16 people, firefighters said today. Some 36 injured
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the private schools in the national capital which "make money by selling seats" should rather sell "jalebis" if
A 35-year-old woman was attacked by a Rottweiler dog when she was returning after dropping her daughter to school in south Delhi's RK Puram area.
Measures under the graded response plan's 'very poor' category head, including blanket ban on garbage burning, firecrackers and closure of brick kilns, were today enforced
An undergrad JNU student was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals in south Delhi's Green Park area, police said today.
The victim had gone to a
Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, officials said today.
Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition seeking CBI probe into the alleged two-day communal riots in West Bengal's Dhulagarh last month.
The Bombay High Court today said it was "very unhappy" over the pace of progress in the Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even
Cracking the whip on its over-weight cabin staff, the government-owned Air India has temporarily taken off 57 crew members from flying and put them on
Nearly one in five adults snoop on the Facebook accounts of their friends, romantic partners or family members, using the victims' own computers or cellphones
Miscreants torched 32 school buildings during the past 5 months of disturbances in Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister of State for Education Priya Sethi
Twelve school children and their bus driver were killed and 35 kids injured in a fog-related mishap in Uttar Pradesh as cold wave conditions continued
Yoga guru Ramdev today said it was because of Patanjali that multi-national companies have sleepless nights.
"No MNC comes here to give you money, they have
Supporting the demand for holding of jallikattu, VHP today said the judiciary should not interfere in ancient beliefs of the Hindus and that those who
Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second most
Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a
At least 15 children were killed on Thursday and several others injured when their school bus collided with a lorry amid dense fog on Aliganj-Paliyali
The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, according to the UN weather agency, highlighting new
The Delhi government and the Opposition today clashed in the Assembly over air pollution in the national capital with BJP leader Vijender Gupta questioning the
Sixteen houses were redyced to ashes in separate incidents of fire in West Siang district, police said today. Seven dwellings were burnt down at
With an aim of providing relief to heart patients, the government today said it will fix prices of stents in the next 10-15 days.
A wanted NDFB(Songbijit) ultra was apprehended by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police from Daiphang Gaon area near Udalguri in lower Assam,
Seven Cambodian women have been rescued from a restaurant in Japan where they were allegedly forced into sex work after a victim made a desperate
On the first death anniversary of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula today, his mother Radhika Vemula alleged that governments were desperate to declare him as
Cyberabad Police today booked a journalist for allegedly unauthorisedly entering into the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus on the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar
A six-year-old orphan boy was allegedly sodomised by three staffers of an ashram in central Delhi's IP Estate area.
The incident came to light after the
As pro-Jallikattu protests across Tamil Nadu continued to gain steam with a group of youngsters continuing their agitation here through the night, the state government
Indrani Mukerjea, facing charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, today informed a special CBI court that she wants to move a family court to
"Stray dogs have a right to live," was how the Supreme Court reacted sharply today when a submission was made that such canines should be
At least two persons were killed after they consumed country made liquor laced with poisonous chemical here, police said today. Two youth -- Pradip
Five naxals were today arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kondagaon district, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint a team of security forces
A 43-year-old man was beaten to death by villagers for allegedly eve-teasing a girl at Bangalidahi in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, police said today. Tutu
Unfazed by criticism over his remarks that the cow is the only animal to "exhale oxygen", Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani today stood by his
A massive adulterated food scandal has been uncovered in China that involved making fake-branded sauces and flavourings using recycled spices and industrial- grade salt harmful
A special CBI court today charged Indrani Mukerjea, her husband Peter Mukerjea and former husband Sanjeev Khanna with murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, clearing the
More than 200 youths were taken into custody after they held protests at Alanganallur village demanding lifting of the ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu,
The 38-year-old man who was arrested here yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting hundreds of minor girls told police he used to "derive fun" out of
Women and Child Development Ministry is working on a mechanism to "lock" websites containing child pornographic materials and is also developing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a plea that privacy of over 157 million Indians have been
The Supreme Court today allowed a Mumbai-based woman, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to undergo termination of the foetus as it does
A 12-year-old student of a government school was allegedly gangraped by the principal and three teachers here, police today said.
Principal of Kako Secondary School Aju
In signs of rising income inequality, India's richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country's total wealth -- higher
At least six pilgrims died while returning from Ganga Sagar fair here today, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government
As the toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga here climbed to 24, the opposition today blamed alleged mismanagement and negligence at a government organised
Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir experienced fresh snowfall today even as an overcast sky led to relief from intense cold conditions as
Alleging police highhandedness and threats from unidentified persons, Malayalam writer Kamal C. Chavara who had been charged with sedition for allegedly showing disrespect to the
Numeric combination of '123456' was the most common password of 2016, followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty', according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security
Men are more likely to lie on social media, or even post naked photos of themselves in order to gather more 'likes' as compared to
The northern states continued to shiver as the mercury dipped to near freezing point in some parts, while the weather department has predicted "cold to