BJP youth wing workers led by party's Delhi unit president Vijay Goel today courted arrest while protesting at the residence of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in New Delhi demanding release of Delhi's share of water allegedly held back by the state.
A day after he was asked by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to keep quiet after he reportedly interrupted him at a meeting, BJP leader and former cricketer Kirti Azad is crying foul. He has alleged that the JD(U) leader, who runs the state government in partnership with the BJP, had snubbed him twice.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 19, 2013, Pretoria
South African officials used President Jacob Zuma's name to secure landing rights at a military air base to fly in guests for a lavish wedding hosted by a well-connected Indian family, a probe showed Sunday.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 19, 2013, Agartala
Three employees of a local Bengali daily were stabbed to death inside its office by two unidentified assailants in Agartala today.
A Meteorological department official said that the heat will rise further in the days to come.
A major fire today broke out at Nangla Tula village in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, prompting civil authorities to press the Army into service.
Nearly 27 years after he made his last trip to India, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Delhi today on his first overseas official visit and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on all contentious issues, including the boundary dispute later this evening.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 19, 2013, Baruipur, West Bengal
Sudipta Sen, chairman of Saradha Group which allegedly cheated thousands of poor investors in West Bengal and other states, was today remanded in 10 days police custody amid noisy protests outside the court.
As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits the national capital, the Delhi Police have deployed more personnel and shut down certain routes, including near the Chinese embassy.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 19, 2013, Beijing
As Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing for India, China on Sunday said that if the two Asian giants "tango" together, the BRICS grouping would get a boost and efforts to safeguard the rights of developing countries strengthened.