In the last two months, since the creation of Telangana, 101 farmers have killed themselves in India's newest state, according to statistics compiled from police records.
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.
Two more people have been arrested in the alleged rape of a six-year-old in a classroom in Bangalore's Vibgyor school.
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."
Delhi Police today raided a village in Gaya district of Bihar and arrested a man who had stolen 1 kg gold from a jewellery shop in New Delhi.
Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with gaiety and fervour in Rajasthan on Tuesday.
Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated on Tuesday across Uttar Pradesh, with security forces keeping a close vigil in Saharanpur and Rampur which have been hit by communal violence.
The border guards of India and Pakistan today greeted each other and exchanged sweets at the border checkpost at Attari-Wagah, 30 km from Amritsar, on the occasion of Eid.
The commander of the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir greeted the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr today.
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy today requested the Centre's intervention for ensuring the safe return of Indian nationals stranded in strife-hit Libya.
With encephalitis claiming over 100 lives in north West Bengal this year, all leaves of public health workers has been cancelled for a month, state Health Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya has said.
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.
The number of app downloads in India is expected to grow from 1.56 billion per annum in 2012 to 9 billion by 2015, says a new study.
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.