01 Jun 2015
BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants drove a tank rigged with explosives into a base south of the Iraqi city of Samarra today, killing 38 policemen, military and police sources said.
10 May 2015
Bhopal: Blaming the Congress for creating misunderstanding and spreading rumours about the land bill, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said the bill was actually farmer-friendly.
27 May 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be adding his weight to the newly launched 24-hour farmer-centric DD Kisan channel. Bachchan is said to be "excited" about promoting the channel.
22 May 2015
DUBAI: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, residents said, killing and wounding several people.
30 May 2015
ABU DHABI/DUBAI: An Islamist militant suicide bomber disguised as a woman blew himself up outside a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing himself and three other people, the second attack of its kind in the world's top oil exporter in one week.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to examine the issue of suicide deaths by debt-ridden farmers from drought-hit state of Maharashtra which witnessed a horrific incident of a 75-year-old tiller lighting his own funeral pyre in Vidharbha region last month.
28 Nov 2013
Belgaum (Karnataka): A depressed sugarcane farmer on Wednesday committed suicide near the state secretariat here while protesting against non-payment of arrears by a sugar mill, the police said.
25 Apr 2015
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for trying to fool the state's people through a "false propaganda machinery".
24 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Cautioning against taking farmer suicides "lightly", RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said small and marginal farmers across the country should have access to formal financing.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Accusing the BJP-led government at the Centre of "only posing as being pro-peasantry", a farmers' body held a protest here on Friday demanding that it withdraw the land Ordinance and also drop the changes proposed to the 2013 land Act brought in by the previous UPA dispensation.