Modi gives LPG connections, vows to help poor

Ballia (Uttar Prdesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributed LPG connections her...

Armed guards at India dams as drought leaves farmers dry

 Gunmen patrol at a water reservoir in Tikamgarh in the central Indian state of Madhya...

Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads, owners warn of suicides

By Rupesh Dutta   New Delhi: The Supreme Court's ban on plying of diese...

Indian teen shoots himself in head taking selfie with gun

Representational image    New Delhi: An Indian teenager accidently shot...

Feline fascination: A man with 44 cats

File picture for representation    By Mohit Dubey   Lucknow: Lo...

Muslim leader in India under fire from activists for supporting FGM

Dawoodi Bohra Muslims join their hands as they take blessings from their new spiritual lead...

India releases income tax data after Piketty criticism

  New Delhi: Only about two percent of Indians filed income tax return...

Teenager takes grandmother’s job to feed family in India’s Rajasthan

Anita, 14, poses as she sits outside her grandmother's house in Mandwa village in the d...

Rescued from bondage in south India, tribals work in brick cooperative

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: This photo was taken at a field visit for the Ministry of Labour and ...

Police, Hindu hardliners halt church wedding in India

AFP/ Noah Seelam/ File   New Delhi: A group of hardline Hindu activists...

Teenager's heart flown in a chartered flight to save man in Mumbai

  Mumbai: The heart of a 17-year-old road accident victim was flown in a chartered ...

India likely to become net importer of sugar as drought dries fields

A sample of sugar crystals are seen on the desk of a trader at a wholesale market...

Women safety spurs compulsory panic button in mobile phones in India

(file photo: Reuters)   By Vrishti Beniwal and Siddharth Philip Mobile ph...

India, Pakistan diplomats meet after months-long hiatus

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry(R)waves as he walks with Pakistan...

Former CM's daughter takes on Congress stalwart in Kerala elections

The general election for the fourteenth legislative assembly will be he...

Ranchi schools told to close early due to heat

Ranchi: Given the rising summer heat, schools in Ranchi have been told to change th...

Fire destroys natural history museum, minister orders audit

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire that broke out in the National Museum of Natural Hist...

Countdown starts for launch of India's navigation satellite

A file photo of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in February. Reuters &nbs...

Vijay Mallya lives in $15 mln British mansion

London: Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who owes Rs. 9,000 crores to various bank...

Attempt to strangle me, says JNUSU president

Kanhaiya Kumar addressing a JNU Campus meet. Reuters   Mumbai: Jawaharlal Ne...

Bus burnt, MLAs detained ahead of Modi's Jharkhand visit

File picture of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi. Reuters    Ranchi:...