The Bombay High Court had barred below 18 years of age from participating in 'dahi handi' ritual of the janmashtami festival in Maharashtra.
Earthquake in Kolkata: People across the city evacuate buildings and metro services were briefly suspended.
The BJP workers assembled at party headquarters and attempted to march towards Vidhan Bhawan where heavy barricading was done by police in order to gherao it.
Independence Day 2016: PM Modi unfurls flag at Red Fort
The legislation would mean that India would join the ranks of Eastern European and Nordic countries that have the longest fully paid maternity leave.
Outside the Assembly, Congress workers took out a ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ to protest the “oppression” of the BJP government and tried to storm the secretariat, even as security guards locked all five entry gates to the premises.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar earlier on August 24 said he has asked Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba to analyse the extent of the leak and find out whether it is related to India or not.
According to CBI sources, following a search operation, it arrested Sonu Jalan from Mumbai, J K Arora from Delhi and Jayesh Thakkar from Ahmedabad.
The woman had approached police and filed a rape complaint Sunday, alleging that Ratan, also a PhD student, took her to his hostel room on the pretext of giving her a copy of the movie, Sairat.
Health Minister Satyendra Jain said civic bodies are "expert" in making money, but they are not paying attention towards cleaning the national capital.
Thousands of Indian workers have lost their jobs due to slowdown in Saudi economy, triggered by low oil prices and cut in spending by the government.
Once implemented after getting the state Cabinet's nod, the government will save around 1000 MW energy in various sectors by 2020-21
Wildlife experts and volunteers have been scouring the forest, trying to locate the 250-kilogram tiger, who was last spotted on April 18.
Noting that saving cow is in the interest of Indians no matter which religion they belong to, there should be a ban on sale of its meat, said Swaroopchand
"Whether lives lost are of youth, police or security personnel, it distresses us," said PM Modi.
The Government of Odisha is in favour of the GST, as it is an important milestone in the reforms of indirect taxes in the country.
The Chief Minister said the drive to root out cannabis plantations has been launched in all the areas and is not confined to private land alone.
Efforts are on to arrest remaining members of Mohammed Nayeem's gang.
With unrest continuing in Kashmir for the last 46 days, the Centre has rushed 26 companies (about 2600 personnel) of BSF to the Valley.
"When the local police checked, the call was found to be a hoax," DCP (PCR) R K Singh said.
Modi offered assurance to him, saying immediate and positive action will be taken on his demands, including formulating a national silt management policy.
The Congress MLAs were protesting over cow vigilante group members publicly flogging Dalits in Una on July 11 this year.
In evidence to show that Dawood Ibrahim is holed up in Pakistan, a dossier prepared by India had listed nine residences of the underworld don in the country.
Kamala Swain was beaten to death by miscreants after her husband had filed an FIR against four persons who had allegedly passed lewd comments against their school-going daughter.
The bomb disposal squad of the counter-terrorism force "handled an IED incident" at the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) facility.
"With this launch, a new chapter is being added in the India-Bangladesh relations," Mukherjee said while launching the radio channel.
Prime Minister Modi, in his Independence Day speech, had said that he was thanked by the people of Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, including Gilgit-Baltistan, for flagging their problems.
The Indian Express has learnt that Rajnath Singh has held two rounds of talks with “eminent citizens”, mostly non-Kashmiri Muslims, to discuss a plan of action and seek their help in initiating a dialogue with Kashmiris.
"Situation in Kashmir Valley would explode and would go out of hand if urgent steps were not initiated to find a solution", Former Defence Minister A K Antony said.
Congress alleged the AAP leader was eyeing the land resources of Goa as an "agent of the Delhiites."
Over 2,300 apply in Maharashtra, many linked to Hindutva groups.
The video clip showed Kuldeep Moran in a kneeling position, with five heavily armed masked men standing guard, with all six facing the camera.
Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes - it causes fever and severe joint pain, with symptoms such as nausea, fatigue and rashes.
The 43-yr-old PhD engineer will now pitch idea to town planners, goal is to take train system into residential areas.
"The Indian state must shun state violence and uphold international law, respect and adhere UN charter and especially the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir," a spokesman of the Hurriyat said.
Contending that she had planned so many developmental programmes to be pushed after Eid, she said the unrest was "pre-planned" as "vested interests."
The DG also briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with full updates of the flood situation in these states late in the night.
"She has made some lose political comments, some bordering on anti- national leanings," state BJP President Dilip Ghosh said.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had last week said that draft notification will be issued for creation of 17 new districts on August 22.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan suggested that the practice of providing special darshan for VIPs at the temple should be done away with.
Flanked by Stalin and other senior leaders, including Deputy Leader of DMK Legislature Party Durai Murugan, the 92-year-old Karunanidhi said there was no need for any apprehension.
Sushma Swaraj, who is in Nay Pyi Daw on the first high-level visit from India, said this was the message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee.
The Chief Ministers also told Singh about the operations carried out by the National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Forces in affected areas.
"Five of our men, including two assistant sub-inspectors, have been injured," said a police officer.
"Some posts are so...poisonous that people reading and spreading (them are) openly giving threats of attacking me," Mishra's letter to Singh and Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma, said.
The BSP, CPI and NCP were facing the prospects of losing their national party status after their dismal performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
The displaced were relocated to places like Kalyanpur area of Sitarganj, Pashuklok, Pathri and Sabalgarh.
MP Amar Singh, who had recently returned to the Samajwadi Party fold, said several senior party leaders were opposed to his return.
The Home Minister said "peace and normalcy" should be restored in Kashmir, adding: "We will talk to them, they are our own people."
Arun Jaitley said that NDA government will make sure that there is no compromise with national integrity and those indulging in violence.
The Cabinet has approved the proposal to allocated 13.5 million litres from three dams diverted for non-irrigation use.