After attacks by two BJP leaders on Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan for his comments to NDTV on 'religious intolerance', various politicians and actor Anupam Kher have come out strongly in support of the actor.
Two Dalit children were burnt alive after their home in a village in Haryana was set on fire on Monday. A highway has been blocked by angry locals who are protesting against the incident. They have said they would not cremate the children till action is taken against the accused.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has for the first time spoken on the mob lynching of a 52-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri, calling the incident 'really sad'. However, the Opposition was quick to denounce the PM's remarks, criticising him for his 'delayed' reaction.
A key organiser of former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri's book launch event today alleged that he was attacked by Shiv Sena activists. He said his face was painted black with paint by Sena activists for refusing to cancel Kasuri's book launch in Mumbai.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the top American business leaders on Thursday at New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel. India is open for business and the top priority for his government was reforms in governance, PM told a group of more than 40 top executives.
Actor Salman Khan today in a series of tweets said that Yakub Memon, the man on death row for the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, should not be hanged. Yakub's brother, Tiger Memon, the main accused in the case and who is absconding, should be sent to the gallows.
The CBI will investigate the Vyapam scam and more than 30 deaths allegedly linked to the job recruitment scandal, the Supreme Court ruled today. The top court has sought the response of the CBI by July 24.
In 2013, reports emerged that bribes were being paid in Madhya Pradesh to top politicians and bureaucrats in exchange for allowing proxy candidates to take qualifying exams for government jobs. The 35 deaths in the multi-crore Vyapam scam that have racked up point to a dark, ruthless cover-up, the opposition Congress is demanding that the CBI take over the inquiry.
A snowballing controversy over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj helping controversial former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi gain emergency travel papers in Britain saw the opposition targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come at the centre of a major row over the grant of travel documents to Lalit Modi, the former Indian Premier League commissioner who is being probed by the Enforcement Directorate. The opposition has trained their guns on the leader and have asked for her resignation.
Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar was arrested by the police this morning. Police sources said a First Information Report was registered against Mr Tomar last night on charges of cheating, forgery and conspiracy. He faces allegations that he faked his law degree.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Shanghai today, where he met 22 top Chinese CEOs to pitch India as a manufacturing hub. "I have come to say to you Make in India," the PM told them.
Here is what some top Chinese business leaders told PM Modi: