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.
A day after the Maharashtra assembly polls gave a fractured verdict, the political picture continues to remain nebulous with speculation rife about whether it will be a Nationalist Congress Party-propped Bharatiya Janata Party ministry or a coalition regime with the Shiv Sena.
After yet another electoral drubbing at the hands of Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress sought to shield Rahul Gandhi from any blame even as it ruled out any leadership role for his sister Priyanka Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attended the 42nd convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. Modi addressed the audience and said that India was way behind in the field of medical research and doctors from AIIMS needed to give back to society which contributed in making them what they are.