A teenaged girl was allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by five people known to her in a west Delhi house, police said on Tuesday.
Haryana Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav resigned from the government today, delivering a severe blow to the ruling Congress, which has its back to the wall ahead of assembly elections in the state.
The PM today asked agri scientists to work towards increasing crop productivity with a focus on improved irrigation methods. His mantra, "per drop, more crop."
India's ruling BJP today denied reports that bugging devices were found in the homes of three of its top ministers - Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh - and rejected calls for an investigation even from its own party leader.
A top operative of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, who was allegedly involved in indoctrination and recruitment of young men and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country, has been arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police, sources said.
The text message sent to Haryana bureaucrat Pradeep Kasni seemed like a clear threat. "I dare you to show this SMS".
Two more people have been arrested in the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a classroom in Bangalore's Vibgyor school.
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the coast of Andaman islands on Tuesday but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.
Father and son combos in Bihar have got the thumbs down from the BJP. For important elections next month, the party has decided it will not choose candidates whose fathers are parliamentarians.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, serving his third term as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh appeared to break with tradition on Eid-ul-Fitr today.
Eid prayers began at 8.45 this morning in riot-ravaged Saharanpur, where curfew has been lifted between 7 am and 11 am and will also relaxed between 3 pm and 7 pm.
On Eid, residents of riot-torn Saharanpur came out of their homes wearing arm bands and carrying black cloth banners in a message of peace.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked agriculture scientists to work towards increasing crop productivity at fast pace without compromising on quality. "Per drop, more crop," should be the motto, Mr Modi said while honouring India's agricultural scientists at the 86th Foundation Day function of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
The Narendra Modi government says top jurists who attended a meeting with ministers on Monday have favoured a change in the way Supreme Court and High Court judges are selected.
It was a cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi and there is a possibility of rainfall in some areas of the city, said the Met Office.