Thousands of grief-stricken people on Wednesday bid a tearful farewell to Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar as his mortal remains were consigned to the flames in the royal cemetery in Mysore just before sunset.
A court ruling expected on Thursday could determine whether Nokia will be free to transfer a phone-making factory to Microsoft Corp or pay as much as $3.4 billion in disputed taxes.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said it will contest Lok Sabha elections and hinted that one of its leaders Kumar Vishwas would be contesting against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.
Arvind Kejriwal will visit Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra tomorrow, where his one-time mentor Anna Hazare is on a hunger strike to demand that the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill be passed in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu when he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial, an aide said on Wednesday.
India has not taken any decision so far on cancelling a $770 million helicopter deal with British-Italian company AgustaWestland after accusations it bribed officials, defence minister AK Anthony told Parliament on Wednesday.
Social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will on Saturday join Anna Hazare in his ongoing indefinite hunger strike for the cause of Jan Lokpal Bill, at Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar.
Time magazine named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the "imaginations of millions" who had become disillusioned with the Vatican.
It's a sea of white caps at Jantar Mantar, where Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party is celebrating its dream election debut.
Narayan Sai, the 41-year-old son of spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, has confessed to raping a woman who lived at his father's ashram or retreat house in Surat, says the city's police. Incorrect, said his lawyer.
President Barack Obama's disapproval rating has hit a record high, due mainly to the disastrous debut of his health care law, an NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll released on Wednesday said.
India's embattled government said on Wednesday that it would stick to the "path of fiscal prudence" in the run-up to next year's elections.
A former Taiwanese air force captain was sentenced to life in prison today for leaking military secrets to China, in the latest spying scandal to hit the island.
South Africa's deaf community on Wednesday accused the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial of being a fake.
Thai government supporters on Wednesday threw their backing behind upcoming elections in the protest-hit nation, warning that proposals from opposition rallies aimed at suspending the country's democracy risked "absolute dictatorship".