Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Thursday triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22.
The Central Government Thursday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the relatives of more than 3,325 people killed in the 1984 anti-sikh riots triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
The Centre Wednesday placed a list of names of 627 Indian account holders in HSBC bank, Geneva in blackmoney case before the Supreme Court which asked SIT to go through the list and take appropriate action in accordance with law.
India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review.
Once seen as a potential successor, then seen as the party that would destroy the Shiv Sena, Raj Thackeray and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena have effectively been relegated to the scrap heap of Maharashtra politics after the state elections.
In continuing ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops on Tuesday targeted 40 Border Out Posts and 25 border hamlets with heavy mortar shells in Jammu sector and LoC areas in Poonch district, leaving nine persons injured.
Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the country's biggest-ever cleanliness drive that is expected to cost over Rs 62,000 crore, asserting that the "Swachh Bharat" mission is "beyond politics" and inspired by patriotism.