Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied US efforts to topple him, has died, Cuban television said. He was 90.
As Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity, here's who said what about this historic referendum.
President's rule was imposed in Uttarakhand today. Leaders from various political parties exchanged blows over the decision which came only 24 hours before Harish Rawat, the state's former Chief Minister, was due to prove his majority.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced in Parliament that the government is withdrawing its Budget proposal to tax withdrawals from the Employees' Provident Fund. The proposal had earned the government huge criticism.
Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget 2016-17 focused on customer comfort and satisfaction and announced no hike in train fares. The minister said his three focuses are, "revenue, norms and structure. This year's Rail Budget drew mixed reactions from various ministers.
Angry exchanges between the government and opposition were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha today over the suicide of Hyderabad research scholar Rohith Vemula, forcing the Upper House to adjourn for the day without any debate on the issue. The Lok Sabha, however, debated the Rohith Vemula suicide and the JNU controversy.
Expressing disappointment over the event at the Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University, where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that it had support of Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed. Mr Singh's comments drew a lot of reactions.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed died at a hospital in New Delhi this morning. President Pranab Mukherjee and other leaders sent their condolences and paid tribute to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.