Patna, Nov 5
Saddened by the absence of Lalu Prasad, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Tuesday started preparation for Chhath festival and said she would miss her husband on this pious occasion....
New Delhi, Oct 6
The recent Supreme Court ruling on convicted lawmakers may lead to creation of fresh guidelines to help deal with the new scenario where MPs and MLAs stand disqualified immediately upon conviction...
Ranchi, Sept 30
RJD President Lalu Prasad was today taken to jail after being convicted by a special CBI court here in the fodder scam case.
The 65-year-old Prasad was taken to the Birsa Munda Central Ja...
Chandigarh, Sept 2
Around 100 farmers from Punjab and Haryana, led by BJP’s farmers’ wing, were taken into preventive custody near Zirakpur here, as they tried to march to Governor House to submit a memorandum detai...
Washington, Aug 28
A US special envoy will travel to North Korea on Friday on a humanitarian mission focused on securing the release of US citizen Kenneth Bae, the State Department said on Tuesday.
Colombo, Aug 19
Nearly 30 prisoners from India have been transferred back from Sri Lanka under a bilateral agreement signed in 2010, the Indian High Commission here said today.
Under the Agreement on Tra...
Oslo, Aug 13
Private Bradley Manning, the US intelligence analyst behind the largest single leak of secret documents in American history, would be a worthy winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, according to a petit...
Washington, Aug 7
A US military judge on Tuesday reduced the maximum possible sentence for Private Bradley Manning, the intelligence analyst who admitted giving documents to WikiLeaks, from 136 to 90 years. <...
Kolkata, Nov 13
Saradha group chairman Sudipta Sen, prime accused in the multi-crore chitfund scam, on Wednesday prayed before the Calcutta High Court that a special court be formed to try all cases filed against...
Kolkata, Nov 3
Over 200 people were arrested from various parts of the city on Kali puja night for bursting prohibited sound crackers and indulging in unruly behaviour.They were arrested in night-long ope...
Pune, Oct 1
Actor Sanjay Dutt today left the Yerawada jail here for Mumbai on a 14-day leave sanctioned to him on eligibility criteria, jail authorities said.
Dutt, serving sentence under the Arms Ac...
Mumbai, Sept 3
Haryana Police recovered a mobile phone from a murder convict in Faridabad’s Neemka jail, even as jail authorities, during recent search operations, seized phones from over six inmates, police sai...
Washington, Aug 29
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday urged Iran to release two Americans from detention and help locate a third missing since 2007.
“The United States respectfully asks the gover...
Islamabad, Aug 23
Pakistan on Friday released 337 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture to ease border tensions between the South Asian neighbours, officials said.
“We have set free 330 fishermen and seve...
Islamabad, Aug 17
Nearly 500 Indians, including 437 fishermen, are currently lodged in various jails in Pakistan, a top aide to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.
Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to Sharif on Natio...
Jerusalem, Aug 12
Israel on Monday released a list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be freed as part of deal that saw peace talks get under way last month.
Twenty of the prisoners were convicted of murder an...
New Delhi, July 25
An Indian court today deferred until August 5 its verdict on the role of a juvenile accused in the fatal December gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi that led to protests and outrage acr...