Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has won the presidential election. He narrowly beat his rival, Raila Odinga, taking 50.49 per cent of the vote. Protests erupted in his defeated rival's strongholds after the results.
A Dalit boy's death in Rajasthan after his teacher allegedly assaulted him for drinking water from a pot meant for "upper castes" threatens to turn into a political crisis for the ruling Congress.
Amid India's security concerns and some back-and-forth, a Chinese ship finally docked at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port today. Sri Lanka had earlier asked China to postpone the visit. But what do India's worries about the ship stem from?
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet today, with the biggest chunk of seats going to alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The new ministers were administered the oath of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan.
For the first time, a made-in-India howitzer gun was part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi on Monday. The Advanced Towed Artillery Gun (ATAG) was used along with British-made 25-Pounders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of India's Independence Day. The Prime Minister raised the national flag before paying tributes to those who fought for India's freedom.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation from the historic Red Fort as India celebrates 75 years of Independence, listed five pledges (panchpran) the citizens must take to fulfil freedom fighters' dreams for India by 2047.
PM Narendra Modi, leading the celebrations for 75 years of Independence today, set the people a series of goals for the next 25 years. India, he said, must become a developed nation before it marks the Centenary of Independence.
President Droupadi Murmu made her maiden address to the nation on Sunday on the eve of the 76th Independence Day. She paid homage to those who lost their lives during the partition of 1947.
Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, often referred to as the Big Bull of Dalal Street, died of a cardiac arrest this morning. He was 62
Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala died this morning at a Mumbai hospital. He was also the co-founder of Akasa Air, India's newest airline which began commercial operations last week.
Author Salman Rushdie was taken off the ventilator last night as he remained hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed at a literary event in New York.
Author Salman Rushdie is on ventilator and could lose an eye after he underwent surgery following a knife attack at a literary event in New York, US. The attacker has been identified as Hadi Matar, 24, from New Jersey.
Author Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding after an Iranian fatwa ordered his killing, was on a ventilator and could lose an eye following a stabbing attack at a literary event in New York state on Friday.
Author Salman Rushdie, whose controversial writings made him the target of a fatwa, was stabbed on stage at an event on Friday in New York.