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."
Haryana chief secretary SC Chaudhary, who courted controversy by threatening a junior officer for refusing to go along with a contentious move by chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, has apologised for his conduct.
With reports of some terrorists having moved from North Waziristan after operations by Pakistan there, the Chief of the Northern Army Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda says that India needs to remain vigilant about infiltration and the possible fallout of the operations in North Waziristan.
In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today sought her help in bringing back several nurses from the state who are stranded in strife-torn Libya.
Two engineers from Andhra Pradesh have reportedly been kidnapped by suspected militants from Dimapur in Nagaland.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this evening at 7 Race Course Road to discuss his visit to the USA later this year.
The ruling BJP has reportedly made it clear to its MPs that slacking off is not an option and their performance in Parliament will be monitored.
Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally vacated his Tilak Lane government accommodation and shifted to his old flat in Kaushmambi.
Two more people have been arrested in the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a classroom in Bangalore's Vibgyor school.
The Narendra Modi government today gave in to pressure from Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) and the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or the RSS, to put on hold a decision granting approval for field trials of genetically-modified (GM) crops.
Describing JD(U), RJD and Congress tie-up as "opportunistic", the three major Left parties in Bihar today formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state.
West Bengal government today decided to appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it.
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.
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.