New Delhi, July 29: The Supreme Court has agreed to examine the plea of six convicts who have challenged the life term Allahabad High Court had handed them for a murder committed 35 years ago, reversing a lower court's lenient sentence.
New Delhi, July 29: India and the US are standing on either side of a speed bump called Ukraine that is threatening to slow down an alliance both hope to reenergise with a visit this week by US secretary of state John Kerry to New Delhi.
New Delhi, July 29: Two RSS-linked outfits today met environment minister Prakash Javadekar and claimed the biotech regulator's clearance for field trials of genetically-modified crops has been put on hold, but the government denied this.
New Delhi, July 29: Several Congress leaders used Id to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on recent incidents of communal violence even as Sonia Gandhi and Rahul avoided any political overtones in their festival messages.
Bangalore, July 29: Two gym coaches, who were among the initial suspects questioned, were arrested today for the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a Bangalore school. A skating instructor arrested earlier was not directly involved in the crime but would remain in custody for interrogation, police said.
New Delhi, July 29: India plans to intensify its campaign against Britain's tough post-study work visa norms and the policies of some of its institutions, such as non-recognition of school-leaving certificates, that pose barriers to student movement to that country.
New Delhi, July 29: Former Intelligence Bureau special director Ajit Lal is likely to be named the government's interlocutor for talks with the NSCN (Isak-Muivah), sources said today, amid reports of rising impatience for a settlement to the Naga problem.
New Delhi, July 29: Changes in diet intended to alter populations of intestinal bacteria may need to be designed differently for men and women, according to a new study that has found that gender can influence how gut microbes respond to diet.
New Delhi, July 29: Arvind Kejriwal today vacated the government flat he had been allotted as chief minister and moved out of Delhi bag and baggage at a time his own party is looking increasingly like a house divided.
New Delhi, July 29: Shahnawaz Hussain's Id lunch and an open house at Najma Heptullah's residence were the only interludes some of Narendra Modi's ministers allowed themselves on a working holiday today.
Chandigarh, July 29 (PTI): A senior Haryana IAS officer who had expressed concerns about the manner of appointment of information commissioners by the state government today accused the chief secretary of sending him text messages in filthy language.
The Pentagon has said Russia was supplying air defence system to the Ukrainian separatists believed to have shot down the Malaysian airliner earlier this month killing all of the nearly 300 people on board.
Italian prosecutors have shelved proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica, the parent firm of AgustaWestland, saying it had nothing to do with the alleged corruption in India's Rs 3,600-crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters, Italian news agency Ansa reported.
The two lines were supposed to cover more areas within Noida and connect the city to Greater Noida. As per the DPRs, the City Centre-Sector 62 line is 6.6 km long with six stations and the City Centre-Greater Noida line is 29.07 km long with 22 stations.