With violence at the Assam-Nagaland border worsening, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will meet chief ministers of both states in Guwahati today and also visit Golaghat district to take stock of the situation.
The headline of the by-elections being held in four states today is expected to come out of Bihar, where Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar buried differences of two decades to take on a common enemy, the BJP, in 10 Assembly seats.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Nagpur Metro in Maharashtra today but Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will not share stage with him. Like his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda, he is afraid of being booed by crowds.
Political tenacity of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP national Vice-President B S Yeddyurappa will be on test in today's by-elections to three Assembly seats in Karnataka in the first electoral showdown after the Lok Sabha polls.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said in the Assembly that a committee comprising women legislators Alina Saldanha (state environment minister) and Jeniffer Monserratte (Congress MLA) and women police officers would be formed to study the issue of bogus cases filed by women against men.
The US interim Ambassador to India today paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel here and discussed a host of issues, including relations between the two countries and the BJP-ruled state's progress in the energy sector.
By-polls to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar on Thursday will establish whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's magic is still working in the state or that of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, who have claimed a winning formula in allying.
In a major relief for the two Kolhapur sisters whose mercy pleas were recently rejected by the President, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday stayed their execution till disposal of their petition seeking commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment.
The violence in Golaghat district of Assam bordering Nagaland began as a land dispute between two men, says a central government note, also alleging that the dispute was fanned by local politicians, social activists and insurgent group, the NSCN (Khole Kitovi).
Forensic tests have ruled out sexual assault in the infamous Badaun rape and murder case, in which two teenage girls were allegedly raped and then hanged from a mango tree in a village of Uttar Pradesh this May.
CBI today arrested an official of East Bengal football club Debabrata Sarkar in connection with Saradha chit fund scam in which deposits of thousands of investors were allegedly swindled by ponzi companies.
Flood situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 82 today with reports of 19 more deaths even as authorities feared outbreak of disease in the worst affected eastern parts of the state.