07 Mar 2015
Jammu: Masrath Alam, leader of the hardline-faction of Hurriyat, who had spearheaded the stone-pelting agitations in the valley in 2008 and 2010, will be released from prison following the new government's policy of freeing political prisoners who do not face criminal charges.
10 Mar 2015
New Delhi: BJP today announced the name of the party's Dalit leader Amar Shankar Sable as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha by-election in Maharashtra.
09 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday denounced the release of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam by the Jammu and Kashmir government of which BJP is a partner, saying he shared the "outrage" over the unacceptable decision and would take whatever action is required.
11 Mar 2015
Srinagar: Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Ahmed Shah, who has been summoned by Enforcement Directorate in a terror financing case, on Wednesday said it was a deliberate attempt to malign his reputation and harass him.
09 Mar 2015
Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court on Monday reset the date for review hearing of the death sentence handed down to a top fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader as his chief lawyer was unable to conduct the hearing citing "personal difficulties".
21 Feb 2015
Munger (Bihar): Security forces on Saturday destroyed a regional headquarters of Maoists and arrested three rebels besides recovering a huge cache of arms in Bhimbandh forest area in this district.
07 Mar 2015
Jaipur: Kisan Mahapanchayat leader Rampal Jat on Saturday met social activist Anna Hazare in Maharastra to discuss the controversial Land Acquisition Bill and also invited the anti-graft crusader to visit Rajasthan.
13 Mar 2015
New Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav may have been involved in a bitter fight with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal but he appeared to defend the party chief on Friday against allegations of horse-trading.
15 Mar 2015
Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt): US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed hope that major world powers would clinch a deal with Iran in the coming days on Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
28 Feb 2015
A man armed with a handgun went on a house-to-house shooting spree in a rural Missouri town, killing seven relatives and neighbors before taking his own life, officials said on Friday.