Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, voted in Bakhtiyarpur for the Patna Sahib seat some time before noon on Thursday and left without speaking to waiting journalists some of whom had a disagreement with his securitymen. It is an important day for Mr Kumar and for his former partner, the BJP.
It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.
Survivors of last year's devastating Australian bushfires met with Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Thursday as the royal couple visited the Blue Mountains.
A deep-sea drone had completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, as an air and surface search became less likely to yield results.
Anurag Kashyap's movie Gulaal (2009), which was set against a political backdrop, featured a song called 'Aarambh'. It seems that the song is being used by Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) supporters for their prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. According to a source, the video of the song, featuring Modi has also been uploaded on YouTube.