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India wins re-election to UN human rights body

India on Tuesday got re-elected to the UN’s main human rights body for the period of 2015-17.

Police foils jail break bid of 37

An alleged bid by 37 undertrials, including suspected Maoist central committee leader Gopanna, to escape from a court lock-up in Jagdalpur in Chhattisg- arh’s Bastar district, nearly 300 km from here,

BJP move to woo surrendered Naxals puzzles pundits, Congress

The latest move by ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh to woo surrendered Naxals to join the party has baffled not only the Opposition Congress but also a section of saffron leaders.

Don’t assume role of priest, lawyers told on marriage

The Madras high court on Tuesday came down heavily on lawyers donning the role of priests for effecting registration of marriages, saying such acts “performed in secrecy” in their offices and Bar Asso

Tamil film row: Cinemas vandalised

Amid opposition to the release of Vijay-starrer Kaththi (knife) from some pro-Tamil groups, two cinema theatres here, where the film is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, were vandalised by uniden

Air India intercepted by 2 Italy jets?

After a European aviation blog claimed that an Air India aircraft heading for Rome on October 16 had been shadowed by two Italian Air Force fighter aircraft in Italian airspace after the AI aircraft a

Spurt in gold demand on Dhanteras due to lower prices

Spurt in gold demand on Dhanteras due to lower prices

The demand for gold zoomed on Dhanteras across India Tuesday as people flocked to buy the yellow metal given low prices and a pickup in economic activity.

Amit Shah rejigs BJP portfolios: Om Mathur will handle Uttar Pradesh

Amit Shah rejigs BJP portfolios: Om Mathur will handle Uttar Pradesh

Senior BJP leader Om Mathur, who was the party’s poll in-charge for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, was named the in-charge of politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.

Ex-Maharashtra ministers told to vacate houses by today

Ministers in erstwhile Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra, which is currently under President’s rule, have been asked to vacate their official bungalows by Wednesday.

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph