Lawyers and activists have compiled a legal report to highlight the need for scrapping the practice
Oh, how the mighty have fallen! Just last year, the city was featured as the 10th cleanest city in the nation, but in an abysmal fall from grace, Mumbai has fallen to 29 in the index
It was another reeking morning for millions of Pune residents with piles of uncollected garbage continuing to litter their city - as it has for the last two weeks since villagers near the main landfill refused to let their homes become a dumping ground
What would you generally gift a newly-married couple? A Madhya Pradesh minister decided on an unusual present — a mogri or a wooden bat - for nearly 700 brides at a mass marriage ceremony
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked the Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states to make development their main plank and use technology for its better implementation, sources said
With parents of students in CBSE- and ICSE-affiliated schools threatening to hold an indefinite hunger strike from Thursday to protest fee hikes for the new academic session, state education minister Vinod Tawde has suggested parents should approach the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry with their issues
BJP leader and Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said the party, which had done well in the recent rural elections in Odisha, would try to come to power there in the next election
Safer rail travel was high on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's agenda in the Union Railway budget that was announced this morning
The undercurrents stay strong, despite weak momentum overall
Four ministers shared the dais with Munde as she presented her side in the Take Home Ration tenders controversy
Twitter troll posts obscene, doctored image of SRK, and abuses Sapna Bhavnani and Sona Mohapatra before account is suspended
#ByeByeSmriti trends on social networking platform after troll take over to celebrate the shifting of Union Mininster Smriti Irani from HRD ministry to Textiles in Narendra Modi's cabinet reshuffle
BJP sweeps Rajasthan; Venkaiah Naidu, Kabil Sibal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Jairam Ramesh make the cut
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday accused Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar of encouraging a regime of 'killing animals' across the country
The Indian trait of worshiping cows should not be strictly linked to religiosity as this had more to do with creating a strong rural economy, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday slammed the union government, saying it is 'scuttling the Delhi government's effort of development'
With all mobile handsets in the country to have a provision for a panic button from 2017, Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said they have been working on this project from past two years. She further said the credit for this should be given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI), an organization which is working tirelessly towards achieving India's aim of sustainable growth and is renowned for providing state-of-the-art infrastructure, passenger facilities and air navigation services at all airports across the nation, has won the 'India Pride Awards' - 2015-16.
Minister of State for Prime Minister Office Jitendra Singh on Monday congratulated PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti for being the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called for a change in attitudes to enable people with disabilities to realise their potential in an enabling environment