Security beefed up in New Delhi, airports across India after intel on Jaish terrorists entering capital
Security has been increased in Delhi after intelligence inputs were received regarding the infiltration into the national capital by three to four terrorists and a possible terror strike
Amritsar tragedy: Used to crossing tracks at will, Joda Phatak locals say 'we're victims, why treat us as criminals'
For, living right next to the railway tracks, the locals of Joda Phatak in Amritsar have become accustomed to crossing them at will. They are also angry because they feel that no government agency - the railways, police or administration - has accepted any responsibility for the incident.
Donning the traditional kingly attire with metal armour, and delivering emotive dialogues in chaste Hindi was Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, playing the role of Janak in Delhi's LuvKush Ramlila in the sprawling grounds of the Red Fort. The minister was almost unrecognisable with an imperial moustache, make-up and royal attire.
Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 100-metre tall statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya to promote religious tourism
The Yogi Adityanath government has proposed to build a 'grand statue' of Lord Ram on the banks of Saryu river in Ayodhya.
Anna Hazare, who led the India Against Corruption Movement, will likely declare another round of agitation in Delhi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav said the army should be given full freedom to deal with the situation prevailing in Kashmir.
Breaking from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended the historic Ramlila celebrations here where he launched a veiled attack on Pakistan, saying those who help and provide shelter to terrorists cannot be spared, but made no reference to the surgical strikes.
Dussehra, the festival marking the victory of good over evil, was celebrated in different ways across India on 22 October
In a Muslim neighbourhood in the town of Mumtaznagar the Ramlila has always been enacted by Muslims.
Gajendra Chauhan has been approached by the Lav Kush Committee, who are the organisers of the prestigious Ram Lila celebrations in Red Fort, New Delhi, to play Shiva.
The politics of religion maybe creating a barrier between the Hindus and Muslims in some pockets of the country, but it has failed to hinder the capacity of art to cut across communal boundaries.
On the lukewarm response the rally got, Banerjee said that she has even done rallies with just 5-6 people at the time when Indira Gandhi had lost elections.
Ramdev's fast entered the third day on Saturday with the yoga guru threatening to intensify his agitation if his demands on black money and Lokpal bill are not met by the deadline set by him.
The Supreme Court has smacked the government for the way it handled the crackdown on Baba Ramdev at the Ramlila Maidan. But the problem with the ruling is it's all about retribution and not about deterrence.
The SC directed the government to prosecute police personnel and Ramdev's supporters who had indulged in violence.
Delhi Police has sought more details, including the expected gathering and names of VVIPs attending, from Team Anna to give permission for its Ramlila Maidan agitation.
MCD clarified that it only said that the ground is not booked on those dates and not necessarily that permission is given to Team Anna to protest from 27 December.