Implementing the Allahbad High Court ruling of 2015, the Uttar Pradesh government has scrapped reservation under SC, ST and OBC category in medical and dental colleges for students who are not residents of the state or have migrated here to study.
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party was dealt another big blow, and this time in its stronghold, Delhi. The AAP was relegated to the third spot as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress bagged the first two positions respectively in Rajouri garden bypoll.
A leader of the BJP's youth wing in Bengal, Yogesh Varshney, has threatened Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, announcing an "11 lakh rupee reward" for her head.
RJD chief Lalu Yadav, who cannot hold public office because of corruption charges, on Sunday said that his sons who are both Bihar ministers and accused of graft, are right to "do business because I don't want them to die in poverty."
Eight persons were killed in firing and many, including securitymen, were injured in violent clashes Sunday during the bypoll to the prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat which saw a voter turnout of only 7.14 per cent.
The Election Commission on Sunday cancelled the RK Nagar bypoll scheduled for April 12, after Income Tax raids uncovered evidence of massive corruption and bribery.
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the recent incidents of cow vigilantism and issued notices to the Centre and seven states, of which six are ruled by the BJP, asking should cow vigilantes be banned.
On Tuesday, 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Geetha Johri became the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat, replacing PP Pandey, who resigned.
Notorious for her anti-Muslim comments, Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that with Yogi Adityanath becoming the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the state has been "prevented" from turning into "another Pakistan".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Asia's longest bi-directional road tunnel, the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway today.
At least 400 CRPF personnel attached to the CRPF camp at Pallipuram in Kerala were hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning Saturday night.
“We will hang those who kill cows,” Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Saturday, a day after BJP-ruled Gujarat passed a more stringent law, making cow slaughter punishable with a life term.
An FIR has been filed against four college students who were tailing Union minister Smriti Irani's car on Saturday evening in a drunken state.
A delegation of meat sellers and butchers on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his residence in Lucknow for around half-an-hour, nearly a week after the state government decided to shut illegal slaughterhouses and meat shops operating without fulfilling requisite rules.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay trial court proceedings in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
New Delhi: Fresh tension are bound to start between the state and Centre, Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal has written to chief secretary M M Kutty, directing him to immediately issue notice to Aam Aadmi Party for recovery of money spent on advertisements by the Arvind Kerjiwal-led government in violation of Supreme Court guidelines.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday compared 'Surya Namaskar', a form of Yoga, with 'Namaz' (prayers) offered by Muslims and said those opposing the yogic exercise wanted to divide the society on religious lines.
Eight coaches of the Jabalpur- Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed in the early hours on Thursday near Mahoba station in Uttar Pradesh.
Two civilians were killed in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday and many others were injured when security forces engaged in an encounter with militants opened fire on a group of stone-pelting protesters, police said.
Five people have been arrested by the police in Uttar Pradesh after an attack on Nigerian students in Greater Noida. The four Nigerian students were attacked by a mob during a candle-light march for a 17-year-old boy who had died on Saturday.
Meat sellers in state capital Lucknow and in many other districts of Uttar Pradesh, including big cities like Allahabad, have announced an indefinite strike from today against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's crackdown on slaughterhouses.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who had to take a train to reach Mumbai after airliners refused to fly him, has been summoned by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in connection with the assault on Air India staffer.
Lucknow: Three Uttar Pradesh women constables, who took selfies with an acid attack victim, were suspended on Friday. The 45-year-old woman, who allegedly has faced acid attacks and gang-rape in the past, had claimed that she had been forced to drink acid by two men in the Allahabad-Lucknow Ganga Gomti Express on Thursday.
Members of the Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh (RSS) alleged on Friday that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was supporting jihadi activities in West Bengal.
Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Thursday directed the state and BMC not to take any punitive action against resident doctors who were on mass leave if they resume and asked the doctors to get back to work as the government promised to deploy 1100 armed security in April.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday hit an Air India staff with his slipper over a seating issue. The first time MP from Maharashtra’s Osmanabad admitted that he has hit the staff.
The Supreme Court adjourned for a second time on Thursday a plea challenging a trial court’s decision to drop criminal conspiracy charges top BJP leaders, including veteran leader LK Advani, in the 1992 Babri masjid demolition case.
Lucknow: Three days after he was sworn in as Uttar Pradesh CM, Aditya Nath Yogi distributed portfolios, keeping the crucial home ministry with himself while allotting key departments to his two deputies.
Delhi State Election Commissioner S K Srivastava on Wednesday announced that Delhi MCD Polls have been postponed to April 23 due to CBSE board exams.
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to the two convicts in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case.