Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi looked after Nirbhaya's grieving family and helped them emotionally as well as monetarily, all without drawing attention to himself, said Nirbhaya's father.
The safest state to be a woman in India is Goa, followed by Kerala, Mizoram, Sikkim and Manipur. States where women and girls are the most vulnerable are Bihar, Jharkhand, UP and, perhaps not so surprisingly, Delhi.
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has cut-short his Surat trip to visit Rae Bareli as 20 people have been confirmed dead in a massive explosion at a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)'s Unchahar power plant in the district.
A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking grant of minority status to Hindus in eight states. The states are Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Punjab.
Trinamool Congress MLA and party general secretary Mahua Moitra on Monday filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court against the directive issued by banks to all account-holders making Aadhaar submission mandatory by December 31, failing which the accounts will be frozen.
A Tamil Nadu cadre trainee IPS officer was put behind bars after intelligence bureau officers caught him cheating in the Union Public Service Commission (Main) examination at a test centre in Egmore, Chennai.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Taj Mahal on October 26, days after some BJP leaders made provocative statements against the 17th century Mughal era monument.
A sustained dialogue will be initiated by the government to find a solution to the Kashmir issue, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.
The Congress on Monday demanded a court-monitored probe into allegations by a Patidar leader from North Gujarat that he was paid Rs 1 crore to join the BJP.
The Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department recently released a 32-page booklet titled 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan - Apaar Sambhavnaayein' (Uttar Pradesh Tourism - Limitless Possibilities), featuring most of the cultural and heritage sites in the state. However, it has no mention of Taj Mahal, one of the seven 'wonders of the world'.
Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide and "adopted daughter" of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday along with another woman. She will be produced in a trial court in Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.
Suicide attackers of the Pakistan-based JeM terror group stormed a BSF camp with guns and explosives near the Srinagar airport on Tuesday morning, leading to battles that left all three attackers and a trooper dead.
At least 15 persons were killed and more than 20 people injured in a stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge.
A student of Delhi Public School (DPS), Kalyanpur in Kanpur who attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills and phenyl on Saturday, alleged harassment by his teachers.
Karnataka High Court's most senior judge Jayant Patel, who had ordered a CBI investigation in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat, on Monday resigned reportedly for not being elevated as Chief Justice.
The protests at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) against unabated and increasing incidents of eve-teasing haven't seemed to reach any conclusion. The university continued to remain tense as the students' protest turned violent, police lathicharged the protestors, evoking a sharp response from political leaders.
Honeypreet Insan, the elusive foster daughter and supposed companion of jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was in Delhi as recently as Monday.
A portion of a dam in Bhagalpur's Kahalgaon came down crashing hours before it was to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar.
The second highest 24-hour September rainfall left vast areas of Mumbai under water on Wednesday, affecting suburban train services and flights and forcing authorities to shut down educational institutions for a day in the country's financial capital.
The Haryana police have released a list of over 40 people, who are wanted in connection with the violence that shook Panchkula on August 25, after Sirsa -based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted on two counts of rape of female followers.
Iqbal Kaskar, brother of Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, was on Monday arrested by the Thane Police Crime Branch. Reports say that Kaskar, who stays in Bhendi Bazaar, was arrested from his residence in connection with a case registered against him by a Thane-based builder.
A Rajdhani Express train derailed at New Delhi on Thursday morning. According to railway officials, the incident took place at around 6.02 a.m. today when the last coach (power coach) of 12426 Jammu-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed at the New Delhi railway station.
Senior journalist, editor and activist Gauri Lankesh, 55, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at the entrance of her home in Bengaluru West on Tuesday evening. Four bullets were pumped into the editor of...
In a suspected death involving the online game 'Blue Whale', a school student committed suicide on railway tracks in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday night.
Just two days after heavy rains lashed Mumbai, a three-storeyed building collapsed in the Dongri area on Thursday. Many people are feared to be trapped inside the building, several TV channels reported.
Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government has launched a new drive #DelhiWantsMohallaClinics. However the campaign has fallen flat on its face even before take off and has exposed the Arvind Kejriwal government.
The assets of Dera Sacha Sauda's congregation centres (naam charcha ghar) in Punjab have so far been valued at Rs 53 crore, as per a report of estimates got prepared by the state home department from districts.
Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas.
Days after alleged disruption in oxygen supply resulted in deaths of over 30 children within 48 hours at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, 61 children have died there in the last 72 hours.
A day after heavy monsoon rain brought Mumbai to a standstill, which reported nearly 300 mm of rain in parts of the city on Tuesday - 29 times the normal, the Met office has forecast more rain in the next 24 hours and have urged people to stay indoors.