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
Municipal primary schools in Delhi will be closed till January 19 in view of the extreme cold conditions prevailing in the city.
North and South Corporations
ICSE and ISC examinations for Classes X and XII have been rescheduled in view of Assembly elections in five states including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.
Bihar's school education budget is 5.6 per cent of its gross state domestic product, which is higher than the national average of 2.7 per cent
The Speaker of Puducherry Assembly V Vaithilingam has called for smooth conduct of "Jallikattu" during Pongal, to highlight the bravery of Tamils.
In his Pongal message,
A group of youth today conducted Jallikattu in a village near here, in violation of the Supreme Court order banning the bull-taming sport, police said.
The Supreme Court today refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar
A research group tracking civilian deaths in Iraq says violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 Iraqis last year.
The London-based Iraqi
Air quality of Delhi and nearby states is deteriorating day by day and has attained alarming proportions, the Delhi High Court today said while asking
Upset over Mahatma Gandhi's picture missing on the calendar of the Khadi and Village Industries Commssion, a section of its workers here staged a protest
The first wax museum attraction Madame Tussauds will debut in Delhi this June with its operator Merlin Entertainments foraying into India with an investment plan
The National Green Tribunal today said salaries to sanitation employees should be paid on time as it sought a detailed report by tomorrow on budget
A student of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has been suspended over "sweeping statements" made by him in support of an academic associate
A district consumer forum here has dismissed a student's plea against prestigious St Stephen's College here for refund of tution fee on grounds of deficient
AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala today wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking promulgation of an ordinance for conduct of the bull taming
Nearly 80 per cent of the over one billion tobacco smokers globally live in low- and middle-income countries like India, WHO said today and asserted
Cold wave tightened its grip on northern plains today with the national capital recording the season's lowest temperature even as a fresh bout of snowfall
At least five persons, including the driver, were today injured when the engine and two coaches of the famous toy train derailed in Darjeeling district.
Amidst growing chorus for holding bull taming sport Jallikattu, the Centre today said it will take a stand on the issue once the matter is
Amidst opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died due to drought in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said 17 farmers have committed
The education sector has been badly hit in Kashmir Valley during the five-month-long unrest, causing "irreversible loss" to students, the Economic Survey Report has said.
The Common Admission Test results for 2016 for entry into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management and other top business schools were announced today, the
The government today said online sale of medicines is permitted under the present law and the Health Ministry will come out with a clarification which
Water level in 91 major reservoirs in the country has dipped to 57 per cent of their total capacity, the government said today.
According to the
In a candid admission, Welfare Minister M Kandasamy today admitted his ignorance in using debit or credit cards at a protest by the Mahila wing
Madhya Pradesh government today clarified that there is no proposal to ban liquor (prohibition) in the state as of now.
"There is no such proposal under
Taking cognisance of NHRC's notice to Chhattisgarh government over alleged rape, sexual and physical assault of 16 women in Bastar by state police personnel, state
Kids who spend a lot of time on their smartphones and computer devices may be at high risk of developing dry eye disease, scientists have
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today emphasised putting in place an implementable parking policy for the national capital at the earliest after he conducted an on-ground