Supreme Court grants 28 days to Centre to reply to pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four weeks time to Centre to respond to the petitions challenging Abrogation of Article 370, which gave autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir. 

Nitish Kumar loses cool when questioned on Bihar floods, asks `what happened in Mumbai, America?`

"I am asking in how many parts of the country and across the world, have there been floods? Is water in some parts of Patna the only problem we have? What happened in America? "What about Mumbai?" Nitish Kumar said.

India to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, PM Modi to visit Sabarmati Ashram

President Kovind said that Gandhi`s vision and action encompassed almost every facet of individual and collective life. "He showed us the path to communal unity, removal of untouchability, upliftment of women, education, sanitation, preserving the environment and water. Let us resolve to strengthen the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi," he added.

Ganga, Kosi flow above danger mark in Bihar, floods in 16 districts cripple life

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other Central agencies are carrying out rescue operations across Bihar. Twenty teams of the NDRF have been deployed in the Bihar of which six have been located in Patna, which is worst-hit. 

BJP to contest on 164 seats along with smaller allies, Shiv Sena gets 124 seats for Maharashtra assembly election: Sources

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Tuesday finalised a seat-sharing agreement for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly election, according to sources. A day after formally announcing an alliance, both the BJP and Shiv Sena released a list of 125 candidates and 71 candidates respectively on Tuesday on who will be contesting the poll for the 288-member Assembly.