National capital was put under a massive ground-to-air security apparatus for Republic Day celebrations in wake of Noida shootout.
Emotions ran high and thunderous applause reverberated the Rajpath as kin of six security personnel who died fighting terrorists during Mumbai attacks,received the Ashok Chakra,the highest peacetime gallantry award.
At least 12 pilgrims were killed and 30 others injured as a tractor trolley,they were travelling in,collided with a speeding train at Unchahar railway crossing here early,disrupting rail traffic on the section,police said.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,who underwent bypass surgery,might have suffered the heart ailment due to stress recently,according to External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee.
An Enforcement Directorate(ED) official,who is an IPS officer and who once dealt with narcotics offences,has been arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad(ATS) for allegedy trying to sell heroin in suburban Oshiwara.
Ten suspected activists of Sri Ram Sene have been taken into custody on charges of assaulting customers of a pub in the busy Balmatta Road in the heart of the city.
The chief of Special Protection Group,which provides security to the Prime Minister,got a taste of his own medicine when his vehicle was stopped by Delhi Police personnel posted at the outer gate of AIIMS where Manmohan Singh is recupurating after a coronary surgery.
Delhi was on a high alert for the Republic Day celebrations here with nearly 20,000 gun-totting policemen fanning out across the city in the backdrop of 26/11 strikes,intelligence inputs about possible attacks and the Noida shootout in which two Pakistani terrorists were killed.
Atomic Energy chief Dr Anil Kakodkar,ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair,Sister Nirmala of Missionaries of Charity are among ten luminaries awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year.
In a pre-dawn encounter,two suspected Pakistani terrorists,trying to enter Delhi from Ghaziabad,were on Sunday killed and an Uttar Pradesh ATS personnel was injured in Noida,a day before the Republic Day celebrations.
A large number of children who run away from their homes include mainly those lured by the glamour of big cities NHRC has revealed.
21-year-old Jasmir was attacked on last Sunday outside a grocery store in Jackson Heights in New York City.
A plethora of Prime Ministerial candidates is expected to be a dominant feature in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
PM Singh,who underwent a coronary by-pass surgery,is doing fine and has been taken off the ventilator,a senior doctor said.
A day before PM Manmohan Singh got admitted into AIIMS for his heart-bypass,he signed a document delegating the vital Nuclear Command Authority powers to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee. Besides,the PM appointed Mukherjee as the Finance Minister till he is fully recovered to take the charge back.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday underwent a successful coronary by-pass surgery at AIIMS,a complex beating-heart operation that took nearly 14 hours.
Gujarat CM Narendra Modi came in for a sharp criticism from state leaders in BJP and Opposition Congress for his controversial remarks on evidence gathered in Mumbai terror attack which has given handle to Pakistan to counter India's position.
India signed a civil nuclear pact with Kazakhstan under which the uranium-rich Central Asian country will supply much-needed fuel to atomic plants in the country.
Though Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undergoing a complex bypass surgery,leading cardiologists said it is a routine operation performed at AIIMS and there is nothing to worry.
Congress ruled out any change of leadership in the Government in view of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's illness.
Defence Minister A K Antony will perform all the customary duties of the Prime Minister during Republic Day.
Following the Mumbai terror attacks,the Central Railways has decided to install a Rs 230 crore Integrated Safety System to beef up security.
Four persons were killed and another was another injured when a car lost its control and ran over them in Indiranagar area in Bangalore.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that India is not facing recession but only a slowdown.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is not the only one to face health problems while holding the most powerful post in the country.