Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday began a stock-taking exercise following the party's debacle in assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra even as a clamour for course correction grew within its ranks in the wake of the dip in electoral fortunes.
Just days after Kailash Satyarthi won the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigns against child labour, photographs captured barefoot children clearing waste from the Yamuna. We take a look at the progress or lack of it on the issue of child rights.
The death toll in the explosion and subsequent blaze at a firecracker-making unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district has risen to 17 even as police on Tuesday registered a case of culpable homicide against the factory's owners.
Despite four disarmament section talks and six strategic dialogues between the two foreign ministries, China's intransigence on recognising Indian nuclear status resulted in no confidence building measures in the nuclear field between the two, says Srikanth Kondapalli.
Describing Shiv Sena as a natural ally, BJP dropped hints that it would prefer the estranged saffron party to be a partner in its government in Maharashtra even while Nationalist Congress Party's unconditional support continues to be on offer.
Keeping all its options open for government formation in Maharashtra, the Bharartiya Janata Party on Tuesday indicated that it is in no hurry to decide on whose support it would take while making it clear that it will not blink first in the battle of nerves with estranged ally Shiv Sena.
It is only gradually dawning on us that some of the information we have trustingly shared with commercial service providers can be used against us when we apply for a job or when we apply to admission to a college, says Ajit Balakrishnan.
Hitting out at the Nationalist Congress Party's decision to extend outside support to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday charged that the offer made by the Sharad Pawar-led outfit is to ensure that its scam-tainted leaders enjoy full protection.
A 65-year-old woman, allegedly set ablaze for not voting for a particular candidate in Yeola assembly constituency in Nashik district in October 15 polls, succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at civil hospital in Nashik on Monday.
Narendra Modi will be the first Indian prime minister to address the gallery of Australian member of parliamentarians and leaders at a special joint sitting of the federal parliament after he attends the G20 leaders' summit in Brisbane next month.