Has Shimla agreement with Pakistan backfired?

The Shimla Agreement of 1972 was expected to be a milestone in India-Pakistan relations, for not only did it rend Pakistan asunder, but India also held 93,000 prisoners of war (POWs) who could constitute a major bargaining chip with Pakistan.

JNU professor arrested for sexual misconduct

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Professor Atul Johri was arrested on Tuesday over allegations of sexual misconduct, a police officer said.

39 Indian hostages held by ISIS in Iraq have been killed: Sushma Swaraj

The 39 Indian citizens kidnapped in 2014 by ISIS in Iraq were killed, confirmed external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today.

Sonia attacks Modi government, says freedom under 'sustained assault'

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a direct attack against the Modi government, alleging that freedom of the people was "under systematic and sustained assault" as provocative statements from the ruling establishment were neither random nor accidental but "part of a dangerous design".

PNB fraud: Vipul Ambani, others sent to 14-day judicial custody

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court on Monday sent Vipul Ambani, president (Finance) of Nirav Modi’s Fire Star Diamond and five others to judicial custody till March 19. Along with Ambani, the five others are Arjun Patil (senior executive, Firestar group), Kapil Khandelwal (CFO, Nakshatra group), Niten Shahi (manager, Gitanjali), Rajesh Jindal and Kavita Mankikar (executive assistant) and authorised signatory of the three accused firms.

Shooter Rizvi sets world record, wins World Cup gold

 Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi created a new world record on his way to the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup here.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial to cost Rs 2,500 crore

The state government on Thursday finalised a Rs 2,500-crore deal with Larsen & Toubro for building a 210-metre tall Shivaji memorial, pegged as world’s tallest statue, off the Mumbai coast. L&T must complete the project in 36 months.

Lankesh accused taken into custody, weapon recoverd

In a major breakthrough in the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, the Special Investigation Team probing the murder took into custody 38-year-old Naveen Kumar T on Friday for allegedly taking the killer to the spot on his motorcycle.

Intellectuals express dismay at lukewarm welcome to Canadian PM Trudeau

Sikh intellectuals and thinkers gathered at Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan here yesterday expressed their dismay at India according a lukewarm welcome to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who has just ended his seven-day visit to the country on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

CBI arrests auditor at PNB as fraud investigation widens

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested an auditor of a Punjab National Bank branch at the centre of an alleged $2 billion fraud, a police spokesman said, bringing the number of bank employees held to seven as the investigation widens.

Indian Cinema icon Sridevi cremated with state honours

Bollywood diva Sridevi was today cremated with full state honours, mourned by millions of fans, at the Vile Parle crematorium.Sridevi’s filmmaker husband Boney Kapoor performed the last rites at the ceremony.

Sridevi's Body Brought To Mumbai Home, Funeral Tomorrow

India's beloved superstar Sridevi's body has been brought to her Green Acres residence in Lokhandvala, Andheri.

Airtel, Google Partner to Offer Android Go-Powered Smartphones in India

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, and Google Inc. (“Google”) today announced a partnership to bring low-cost smartphones powered by Android Oreo (Go edition) to the Indian market and enable more Indians to get online. With this, India will become one of the first countries to commercially roll-out smartphones running on Android Oreo (Go edition).

Cosmetic surgery is not the only reason of superstar Sridevi's death: Dr. Monica Kapoor

The untimely death of megastar Sridevi due to a cardiac arrest took everyone into a shock. The 54-year old actress, who dominated the cinema in the 80s, went to Dubai to be a part of a family wedding. There have been widespread speculations about the unexpected death, with many experts and doctors alleging innumerable cosmetic surgeries that she underwent.

Sridevi's body to be brought back in Anil Ambani's aircraft

In a moving gesture, Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft to Dubai to bring back Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor's body to India later on Sunday