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The Supreme Court Friday inquired if families of 14 women who lost their lives Nov 11, 2014, following botched-up sterilisation operations at a Chhattisgarh government-sponsored family planning camp in Bilaspur hospital were paid compensation as directed by its 2005 order.
An elderly couple, long tormented by violent acts of their 27-year-old alcoholic son, killed him and dumped his body in a drain after chopping it into small pieces and sought to mislead police about his whereabouts but finally confessed to the crime, police said Friday.
A nearly six-centuries-old song written by Gujarat's most revered poet-philosopher Narsinh Mehta and made by Mahatma Gandhi as his life's guiding force is now a subject of an upcoming documentary.
- Jayanthi's charges against Rahul baseless: Digvijaya
- Has compensation been paid to Bilaspur sterilisation camp victims, asks SC
- Elderly parents held for killing son
- Fiscal deficit exceeds budget estimates in 9 months
- Modi election rallies to be held in high security
- Building smart cities is challenging but doable: Minister
- SC upholds Kerala CPI-M leader's conviction for contempt
- Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga
- No leadership crisis in Congress: Anand Sharma
- Give fresh contracts for express corridors around Delhi, Haryana told
- Loss in Delhi bad for Parivar, not the BJP
- The forgotten Mahatma
- Gandhi's Song: New documentary on centuries-old bhajan
- Romancing Indian Railways, some memoirs
- Goa's BJP nixes auction of mining leases, defies Modi manifesto?
- Chillies, cheese fire-up Bhutan's cuisine
- Beating Retreat attempts Indian-Western blend, but doesn't always work
- WACA pitch is not what it used to be
- Obama-Modi vision document: Shedding of India's strategic inhibitions?
- Panaji by-poll: Another IITian challenges Parrikar's bastion
Fridge magnets and postcards with pictures of red and green chillies of all shapes and sizes - there you go! Picturesque Bhutan's love affair with chillies - and also with cheese - is so profound that it's not just a food seasoning for its people.
The Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of Kerala CPI-M leader M.V. Jayarajan for using unparliamentary words against state high court judges but reduced the sentence from six months to four weeks simple imprisonment.
On a sunny evening, under a clear blue sky, with a bracing breeze fluttering the tricolour, 1,000 bandsmen of the Indian armed forces brought music alive on Thursday at the Beating Retreat ceremony which brings the curtain down on the four-day Republic Day celebrations.
Unfazed with former union minister Jayanthi Natrajan's exit, Congress leader Anand Sharma Friday dispelled concerns of leadership deficit within his party.
The visit of US President Barack Obama to India not only resulted in both countries overcoming their six-year deadlock over the civil nuclear deal but also the emergence of a "strategic vision" document for closer cooperation in the Asia Pacific and India Ocean region in the backdrop of what is seen as an aggressively rising China, agreements that many feel may have resulted in India finally shedding its strategic inhibitions.
Allegations by former central minister Jayanthi Natarajan that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had interfered in the functioning of the environment ministry were baseless, party general secretary Digvijaya Singh said Friday.
The Indian government's fiscal deficit has exceeded the budget estimate within the first nine months of the current fiscal, data showed Friday at a time it has recovered ground somewhat by earning over Rs.22,000 crore from disinvestment in Coal India.
Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Friday asked the states to be ready to make their cities and towns "smart" under the central government's initiative of building 100 smart cities.
There was a time when the very mention of Perth used to unnerve the batsmen -- even the Australians when they had to face the fearsome West Indies pace men. However, the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) ground, like many others in the world, has lost some of its viciousness in recent years.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife museum with modern 3D shows at Kaziranga.
In politics, sometimes normalcy looks abnormal. That the Bharatiya Janata Party should be with its back to the wall in the Delhi battle is abnormal for those who have not yet recovered from the awesomeness of Narendra Modi's victory in May 2014.
Nostalgic accounts of travellers who rode the earliest trains in India, personal journeys of men who who have written memoirs of their life and struggle in the US and East Africa and former union minister Salman Khurshid's account of Muslims in India. IANS bookshelf this weekend offers these delights. Take a look: