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Delhi gang-rape: Protests near Rastrapathi Bhavan

New Delhi, December 21: Hundreds of women and students demanding strong action against those involved in the brutal gang-rape of the 23-year-old woman, who battles for life in a hospital, Friday marched towards Raisina Hill in central Delhi.

Policemen outside the high-security Rashtrapati Bhavan were caught by surprise....

Digvijay Singh gets bail in Gadkari's defamation case

New Delhi, December 21: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh was granted bail by a Delhi court on Friday in connection with a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP President Nitin Gadkari.

Mr. Singh appeared before...

Tihar inmates thrash Delhi bus gangrape accused, force him to consume human excreta

New Delhi, December 21: Even Tihar Jail inmates couldn't stand the horror of the Delhi bus gangrape case . This came to light when the inmates beat up Mukesh, the main accused in the Delhi bus gangrape case, in the jail. Sources in the jail said Mukesh was also forced to consume human excreta and urine.

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Rising tide of sexual violence in India

New Delhi, December 21: Despite an outpouring of anger at a student’s gang-rape, observers say misogyny remains widespread in India where sex assaults are often dismissed as “teasing” and victims find themselves blamed for attacks.

The Sunday night assault on a bus in New Delhi, which...

If I have committed any mistake, I apologise: Modi

Ahmadabad, December 20: Fresh from the hat-trick in Assembly polls, which pitchforked him in the BJP's prime ministerial candidates' race, Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said if he had committed any 'mistake', he seeks forgiveness from the people.

"If there has been a mistake somewhere. If I have erred somewhere, I seek apology...

Media supported modi, says Sibal

New Delhi, December 20: Faced with a certain defeat in Gujarat, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said exit poll results and pre-poll predictions gave Chief Minister Narendra Modi a natural advantage in the assembly elections.

“I have been saying this, the nature of the media in our country is...

India tests nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile

Bhubaneswar, December 20: India Thursday successfully fired its nuclear-capable ballistic Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha, an official said.

The Strategic Forces Command of the army blasted off the 350-km range missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore district, around 230 km from here....

Elections 2012 results: Modi scores hat-trick in Gujarat, Congress wins Himachal

Ahmedabad, December 20: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi won a third consecutive victory in the assembly elections and is likely to lead the race for prime ministerial candidate in BJP in 2014 while the Congress wrested power from the saffron party in Himachal Pradesh.

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Rape isn't India's only problem, says Justice Markandey Katju

New Delhi, December 19: True to form, Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju slammed the horrific Delhi gang rape but cautioned people against creating a hype around a single incident while unemployment, farmers' suicide and lack of healthcare remain pressing problems that need to be tackled immediately.

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SP member snatches copy of Quota Bill from minister

New Delhi, December 19: In a shocking incident, a Samajwadi Party member stunned the Lok Sabha this afternoon snatching the copy of the quota in promotion Bill from Minister V Narayanasamy and was sought to be thwarted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

The sudden action of...