A draft bill to try minors above the age of 16 years - accused of heinous crimes including rape and murder - as adults, is all set to go to the cabinet for approval. If approved, the bill will pave the way for an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.
The Border Security Force seized four kg of heroin with a street value of Rs 20 crore, which was allegedly smuggled from Pakistan, near the international border in Attari today.
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi today to hold 5th Indo-US Strategic Dialogue tomorrow during which India will be raising issues of snooping by the US' NSA and terrorism even as the two sides will explore "transformative initiatives" in key areas such as defence and energy
All the ruling BJP's 323 members of Parliament have been added to a WhatsApp group set up today, where they will receive important information from the party. Forwarding jokes might not be encouraged.
Maya Kodnani, a former minister in the Gujarat government who has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the riots of 2002, was granted bail today on medical grounds.
The Odisha government signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for developing the state's second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said.
Sonia Gandhi declined to become the Prime Minister in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul, who was afraid she would be killed like his father and grandmother if she accepted the post, former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed today in an interview to a private news channel.
When Rajya Sabha MP Birendra Singh met BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday, it underscored the growing troubles of the ruling Congress in Haryana, right next to the national capital.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today chaired a high-level meeting on the situation in Libya during it was decided to send a Joint Secretary-level officer to facilitate the return of Indians from the strife-torn country.
Kunal Bahl and his high school buddy Rohit Bansal had modest ambitions for their online shopping site. Today, Snapdeal is on track to handle more than $1 billion in sales this year for over 30,000 merchants across more than 500 categories of goods and services.
17 people have been killed and some 200 are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village 120 kilometres from Pune this morning after torrential rains.
Four more people today died of encephalitis in West Bengal, taking the death toll to 116 in the state this year, even as the Health department has claimed that the spread of the vector-borne disease has been checked.
Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, who was sentenced to 28 years in jail for murder during the 2002 riots, has been granted bail on health grounds.
Sixteen former ministers of the UPA government are staying unauthorised in government bungalows for over a month now and have been served eviction notices, the Lok Sabha was told today.
The founder of a school where 94 children were burnt alive in 2004 has been sentenced today to life in prison by a court in Tamil Nadu.