BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu conducted a surprise check of his Urban Development ministry this morning to discover many empty chairs.
A large group of civil service aspirants today burnt their admit cards to an entrance exam that they allege discriminates against non-English speaking students.
Goa's Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza apologized on Monday for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation.
A new controversy is swirling in Delhi over a report that bugging devices were found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's home recently.
They have been the most bitter rivals for over two decades. But a common need to defeat the BJP has brought Bihar stalwarts Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav on the same side of an electoral battle.
The border town of Belgaum in Karnataka is tense after a board put up by villagers revived a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Maharashtra.
On Sunday, just after a new Governor took charge in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda organised an oath-taking ceremony at home and appointed five senior officers. A senior bureaucrat has red-flagged that as unabashed violation of protocol.
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today assured a delegation of civil services aspirants that no injustice will be done to them and that he will raise their concerns at all appropriate forums.
Curfew has been relaxed for a few hours today in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, where three people were killed and 24 injured in riots on Saturday. The administration has said the city will remain on high alert through the curfew.
Indian billionaire Ravi Jaipuria is planning to set up his South Indian restaurant chain 'Vaango' in Singapore next year.
Nitish Kumar today confirmed that he will contest by-elections for 10 seats in Bihar in partnership with one-time enemy Lalu Prasad Yadav. Mr Kumar made the announcement in his first address to the party workers since quitting as chief minister in May, accepting responsibility for the party's crushing defeat in the national elections, where it just won just two of state's 40 parliamentary seats.
A school in Bangalore where a six-year-old was allegedly raped earlier this month reopened after two weeks with 110 CCTV cameras in the building besides other security measures driven by outraged parents and the police.
INS Circars, the premier depot ship of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), is gearing up to host an array of activities including a blood donation camp, visits to orphanages, old age homes and construction of community facilities in naval residential areas here as part of its platinum jubilee celebrations.
Woman officers joining the Indian Army five months from now will be considered for permanent commission and even command in non-combat position.
Eyeing an improved international ranking, premier technology institute Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, has started inviting foreign students, faculties and even Nobel laureates every year to its campus.