Reiterating its stand on the controversial subject of marital rape, the Centre on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that "criminalising it may destabilise the institution of marriage, apart from being an easy tool for harassing the husbands".
Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the rape of two women followers in 2002. The 50-year-old chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect reportedly broke down as he was...
Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th chief justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who recently quit as the legal counsel in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's defamation case against Arun Jaitley, has made fresh accusations against his former client.
Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the trust vote with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, Lalu Yadav's son and till recently Kumar's deputy, Tejashwi Yadav launched...
After much high drama that went on all night, Nitish Kumar took oath as Chief Minister of Bihar, once again, at 10 AM today within hours after resigning from the post, but this time with BJP in the mix instead of RJD and Congress.
The Delhi High Court today directed Arvind Kejriwal not to put "scandalous" questions to Union Minister Arun Jaitley during his cross-examination in a defamation suit filed against the chief minister and five other Aam Aadmi Party leaders.
"It is a sin to declare a person dead without concrete evidence. I will not do this sin," said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. She was making a statement on the fate of 39 Indian nationals missing in Iraq since 2014.
Asserting once again that there is no rift within the Bihar Grand Alliance, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said there is no question of his son Tejashwi Yadav stepping down as deputy chief minister.
Former Gujarat chief minister Shankarsinh Vaghela formally announced on Friday that he has quit the Congress, alleging that he was not being allowed to put up a fight against the BJP.
#UnitedAgainstHate is a new campaign launched by Indian citizens concerned at the alarming rise in number of hate crimes and mob lynchings recently. The campaign is getting wholehearted support from all quarters and many eminent personalities are joining it.
A day before the presidential elections 2017 which will decide the 14th president of the country and which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind looks set to sweep, Congress president Sonia Gandhi sought "a vote of conscience", calling the contest "a clash of ideas and a conflict of disparate values".
The Congress took a swipe at the Modi government for the central bank still counting currency notes banned last year, with Rahul Gandhi suggesting that the government needed lessons in mathematics.
The Janata Dal (United) and its leader Nitish Kumar have given ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) an ultimatum of four days to decide on Tejashwi Yadav.
Rahul Gandhi questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to why he has not commented regarding the ongoing standoff between India and China in the Doklam sector, and now the party has backed Congress Vice President on his comment asserting that the government needs to become more proactive and matured in taking a decision.
Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's home in Delhi was raided by Enforecment Directorate this morning in an alleged money laundering case. Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar are being probed over allegations that they acquired benami or proxy ownership of land at throwaway rates.
AIMIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has said his brother and party chief Asaduddin Owaisi could win 50 seats in Parliament with the votes of "our brethren", remarks seen as an appeal to Muslim voters which the BJP dubbed as "hate speech".
Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who has been branded as a 'global terrorist' by the United States, admitted in a TV interview to having carried out terror attacks on Indian soil.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been booked under sedition charges at Chandpur police station in Bijnor on Friday for alleged derogatory remarks against the Army.
Top leaders, industrialists, economists and celebrities descended on Friday night to witness the launch of the landmark GST at the historic Central Hall of Parliament which opened for a midnight ceremony for the first time in two decades.
Sadly on the same day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned that killings in the name of cow protection won't be tolerated, a man was beaten to death by a mob in Jharkhand on suspicion that he was carrying beef in his vehicle.
In the aftermath of the killing of 15-year-old Junaid Khan on a train a day before Eid, the Prime Minister has finally broken his silence on the series of deaths from lynchings that has claimed the lives of many innocent people from minority communities.
Facing criticism for not objecting to the US' reference to Jammu and Kashmir as 'Indian-administered', the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday defended itself by saying that similar terms had been used by the US in the past as well.
While the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is busy preparing for the historic launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at midnight on June 30, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is set to meet former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday to decide whether her party should join or skip the event.
Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar filed her nomination papers for the July 27 election for the post of President of India. Her candidacy is backed by a number of parties including congress, Rashtriya Janata...
In a big blow for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, the Election Commission (EC) has rejected pleas of 21 AAP legislators to drop office of profit case against them.
Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death for allegedly spying in Pakistan, has filed a mercy petition with the country's chief of army staff, the Pakistan military said on Thursday.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi met senior Congress leader Meira Kumar at her residence fueling speculation that the former Lok Sabha Speaker has made the cut among a number of names doing the rounds as the Opposition's candidate for India's next President.
Congress will oppose the candidature of Ram Nath Kovind for the President's post because of his strong RSS-BJP ideology, said leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday denied interim bail to controversy-ridden Justice (retd) CS Karnan. The top court also refused suspension of Karnan's 6 month jail sentence in a contempt of court case.