Omar Abdullah - Hopes dashed by LS rout, washed out by floods

While BJP's 'Mission 44' seems like a distant dream in the upcoming Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, it won't be a cakewalk for National Conference leader Omar Abdullah either.

Born in 1970 in the UK, Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He had earlier served as a union minister of state for external affairs in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's NDA government.

Can Bhupinder Singh Hooda score a hat-trick in Haryana?

Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the two-time chief minister of Haryana, is once again the leader on whom the Congress has pinned all its hopes to take on a resurgent BJP in the assembly polls.

Ten best quotes of Narendra Modi's Cabinet ministers

Himanshu Kapoor

As the NDA government completes 100 days in power, we recollect some of the powerful words spoken by the men and women chosen by Narendra Modi to be part of his team that will work towards realising his vision for a new India.

Arun Jaitley on ceasefire violations by Pakistan

Woman fights goons in Meerut while onlookers click pictures

In a road rage incident in Uttar Pradesh`s Meerut city, a brave woman single-handedly fought off goons who were misbehaving with her husband in broad day light at a crowded place.

PM Modi lays emphasis on urban development, vows to fight corruption

Modi who laid the foundation stone of the Metro rail project in Nagpur said that Metro rail these days have become the identity of the big cities and now Nagpur`s name will be added to the list of modern Indian cities.

IndiGo flight catches fire at Delhi IGI airport, all 147 passengers safe

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers on board caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport Terminal 1-D here.

BJP MLA caught on camera slapping toll employee near Morena

In what can be termed as another incident of politicians taking law in their own hands, BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh`s Morena Rustam Singh and his son Rakesh Singh were caught on camera thrashing toll plaza workers.

Two Kolhapur sisters may become first ever women to be hanged in India

Two sisters from Kolhapur, who were awarded death sentence in 2001 for kidnapping and murder, are likely to become the first women ever in India to be hanged after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected their mercy pleas.

TDP MP makes sexist remark in Parliament, later apologises

Indulging in moral policing, Telugu Desam Party MP Murli Mohan Maganti on Thursday kicked up a storm as he made a sexist remark in Lok Sabha.

Pak Rangers capture BSF jawan swept away in strong Chenab current

In the accident, while three swam to safety, one army jawan was swept away by strong current in the river and captured by the Pakistan Rangers.

Belgaum border dispute: Section 144 imposed as preventive measure, says SP

After the police action against Marathi-speaking people in Yellur in Karnataka prompted protests by political parties in Maharashtra, Belgaum Superintendent of Police Dr Chandragupta on Tuesday said that Section 144 has been imposed in the region till tonight.

Tell people about `bold steps` taken in first 50 days, Modi to his MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in his poll campaign promised a lot of bold steps that he will be taking if voted to power and made the PM of the country.

Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft approved by Law Ministry

The Law Ministry on Friday approved the Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft moving closer to bringing an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.

MH17 crash: Full text of Malaysian PM`s statement

A Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday killing all 295 people on board.

MH17 downing: When a rebel boasted about shooting a plane

Soon as the news broke in of Malaysia Airline flight MH17 being downed in eastern Ukraine, the shadowy commander of the separatists issued a dark warning on the social networking website – - a Russian version of Facebook.

Malaysia Airlines flight shot down in rebel-held Ukraine; all 298 on board dead, black box found

A Malaysia passenger airliner MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur with 298 people on board has crashed - possibly shot down - in Eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. The tragic accident comes after the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in March earlier this year.

BJP speaking Congress` language on FDI: Rajiv Shukla

Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Saturday hit out at the BJP for the Centre`s decision to implement FDI in defence and insurance.

Two buildings collapse in Mumbai; three dead, several injured

After Delhi and Chennai, two separate incidents of building collapse Mumbai on Saturday morning killed at least three people and injured several others. According to reports, two pavement dwellers were crushed to death after a portion of a building in Jai Bhim Nagar fell on them.

`Acche din` for Modi and his aide Amit Shah only, says Digvjiay Singh

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday slammed the elevation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s close confidant Amit Shah as national president of the party.

Nearly 2200 more Indians want to leave war-torn Iraq, 1600 of them being given tickets

MEA Official Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin informed that around 1600 nationals are being provided with tickets by the Indian government for their return.