Jammu and Kashmir registered its highest voter turn-out in assembly elections in the last 25 years with an estimated 65 per cent of voters casting their votes, as the fifth and final phase of polling ended on Saturday.
A top medical officer from Rajasthan's Kota, who had resigned on Friday after being allegedly abused by a BJP lawmaker, said he will take back his resignation after a meeting with the state's health minister today.
Expressing his support for the a bill against conversions, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today asked opposition parties to facilitate bringing such a law in Parliament, if they "did not like conversions".
Diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who was stripped of her duties over unauthorised statements to the media, told NDTV on Saturday that she was not going to resign from her post, despite facing an administrative inquiry.
China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbours Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, Chinese state media reported today.
Thousands of people protested in Spanish cities on today against a proposed law that would set hefty fines for offenses such as burning the national flag and demonstrating outside parliament buildings or strategic installations.
On the terrace of a Gorakhpur hotel on a chilly morning, Sunil Singh, president of the Hindu Yuva Vahini described his programme, scheduled for the day, to bring back Muslim families in a village in the nearby district of Kushinagar into the Hindu fold.
Russia will not be intimidated over its actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said today as his Foreign Ministry warned that it was preparing to retaliate against fresh Western sanctions.
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for questioning the performance of the Narendra Modi government, BJP president Amit Shah today demanded the Congress Vice President to furnish 'accounts' of 60 years of his party rule.