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BJP sweeps urban local body polls in 4 districts of S Kashmir

The BJP won the urban local body elections in four districts of militancy-infested south Kashmir Saturday, winning 53 of the 132 wards, where polls...

At Least 50 Feared Dead as Train Runs Over People Sitting on Tracks To...

Over 50 people are feared dead in a train accident which happened near Amritsar on Friday. According to local reports, the incident took place...

WCD organising festival next week to boost organic culture in India: Maneka Gandhi

The Women and Child Development Ministry is organising a festival next week to promote women organic farmers and entrepreneurs, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said. She...

Robot’s debut in UK parliament invites ‘Maybot’ mockery

A walking and talking robot appeared in Britain's parliament for the first time on Tuesday, prompting Twitter users to seize the chance to heap...

Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple

At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hardliners are in festive mood, successful -- so far...

Britain official pulls out of Saudi conference

Britain's Trade minister has pulled out of a Saudi investment conference over the kingdom's involvement in the disappearance and alleged slaying of dissident journalist...

In A First, Babies Sold On Instagram In Indonesia

Social media companies should step up oversight of their networks and cooperate more closely with authorities, Indonesian child rights advocates said after police busted...

Indian-American awarded at White House for combatting human trafficking

An Indian-American woman has been honoured with a Presidential award by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution towards combatting human...

Police detain activist Trupti Desai ahead of proposed meeting with Modi in Shirdi

with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Shirdi. Modi is scheduled to visit Maharashtra's popular temple town of Shirdi, to participate in functions marking the...

Former UP, Uttarakhand CM N.D. Tiwari dies at 93

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari died at a private hospital here Thursday after prolonged illness, doctors said. He was 93. Tiwari...