BJP yet to submit statement of expenses for MP polls in 2013

The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has so far not submitted statement of expenses incurred by it during the last assembly elections in the state in November 2013.

Sandra Bullock tops list of `highest-earning` actresses for 2013

Sandra Bullock has topped the list of highest-earning actresses for 2013 after raking in 30 million from her role in ` Gravity`.

2013 revealed as sixth warmest year on record

In its review of 2013, the world`s leading meteorological authority suggests that many of last year`s weather extremes are likely to have been heavily influenced by rising global temperatures.

Graft cases: Parl panel supports protection for ex babus

Endorsing a move to provide certain shield to retired bureaucrats, a Parliamentary Committee proposes to support a provision in an anti-corruption bill which makes it mandatory for an investigating agency to seek prior permission from the government before questioning them.

2013 one of the driest years in Cherrapunjee

The year 2013 was one of the driest in Cherrapunjee (renamed Sohra) -- known as one of the wettest places on the earth -- in Meghalaya compared to the last 35 years.

Jennifer Lawrence most bankable actress in 2013

Actress Jennifer Lawrence apparently sold maximum tickets in Hollywood as she has been named the most bankable star of 2013 in Hollywood followed by `Gravity` star Sandra Bullock.

Happy New Year! World ushers in 2014 with fireworks, festivities

From Sydney to London to San Francisco, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, giant street parties and, in a new departure, fruit-flavored mist.

President Pranab Mukherjee greets nation on New Year eve

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year.

President Pranab Mukherjee greets nation on New Year eve

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year.

70 journalists died on the job in 2013: Report

o date, at least 63 journalists have been killed covering the conflict in Syria, the CPJ`s report said and that tally may understate the problem.

Lipstick: Biggest beauty trend in 2013

A lot of women bought lip products in 2013 and that led to double-digit sales gains for the segment, say experts.

2013 - the worst-ever year for Uttarakhand in history

2013 will remain embedded in the memory of the nation as the year which saw Uttarakhand suffer the worst natural calamity in its history - a deluge which left over a thousand dead and thousands missing and washed away countless villages, roads and bridges dealing a fatal blow to tourism, the mainstay of the hill state`s economy.

Pentagon sees 50% rise in reports of sexual assaults in 2013

The number of sexual assaults reported across the US military rose by around 50 percent in the 2013 fiscal year compared with 2012, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Renewed efforts for permanent settlement of Naga issue in 2013

The year 2013 was marked by continued efforts by both Nagaland government and civil society groups for a permanent settlement to the decades-old political conflict to enable peace and reconciliation among the Nagas.

2013 saw two govts, Prez rule, Lalu conviction in Jharkhand

RJD chief Lalu Prasad`s conviction in the fodder scam, perpetual rise and fall of governments and Maoists` daring elimination of a senior police official marked a tumultuous year in Jharkhand.

MP: BJP retaining power, Raghavji issue, stampede make news

Shivraj Singh Chouhan led BJP to a thumping win in the assembly elections in 2013, which saw several ministers from his previous regime in the news for wrong reasons and a deadly stampede near a temple during Navratri festivities.

2013 Highs and Lows - Politics

The Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made a stunning debut during Delhi polls as they won 28 out of a total of 70 assembly seats.

2013 Highs and Lows - Safety and Security

On September 13, 2013, after a nine-month-long trial, fast track court handed down death penalty to all the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case.

2013 saw BJP inflicting crushing defeat on Congress in Rajasthan

The rout of Congress in the Assembly elections, arrests of Asaram Bapu and former minister Babulal Nagar and 30 days imprisonment to a police woman for breach of privilege were some of the issues which kept Rajasthan in the news in 2013.

Muzaffarnagar riots, Nagpal issue brought shame to UP

Uttar Pradesh was in the news in 2013 mostly for the wrong reasons be it the Muzaffarnagar riots, the killing of police officer Zia-ul-Haq or the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal.