The house of Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh, a former sarpanch from Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district who was killed yesterday by terrorists, was set on fire today. The two-storied house was completely gutted.
Reuters | Tuesday October 17, 2017, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
One of India's biggest cotton-growing states has formed a panel to investigate how 15 percent of the state's cotton acreage has been planted with a non-approved genetically modified strain developed by Monsanto and may bring criminal charges.
The electoral alliance between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party might fall apart in Uttar Pradesh with both the parties likely to go it alone in the upcoming urban local bodies' polls in the state.
Dhanteras marks the beginning of the festival of Diwali and is considered to be one of the most auspicious days for Hindus. This year, it falls on October 17th. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Lakshmi came out from the ocean of milk during the churning of the Sea.
Mamata Banerjee has won a point she made yesterday against the Centre, with the High Court agreeing that paramilitary forces cannot be withdrawn at this moment from the trouble-torn Darjeeling hills of Bengal.
Plans to renovate a historic and beloved Indian restaurant in central London are causing a stir, pitting the developers against high-profile defenders, including intellectuals, Anglo-Indian businessmen and lawmakers from both countries.
This close to the glittering festive season, the cash register at Neha Tandon's clothes store should be working overtime as revellers snap up elegant sarees for Diwali celebrations and lavish wedding parties.
Services of the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), popularly known as 'toy train', is all set to resume in the hills from October 25, after its suspension for 125 days due to the strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).