The ordeal of 16 students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who had gone to the US seeking admission in educational institutions there but were sent back from New York, continued despite landing back home as they alleged that they had been kept waiting for around six hours at the international airport in Hyderabad over some ticket issue.

The Delhi high court on Monday declined to interfere with the AAP government’s even-odd scheme of vehicle rationing in the capital, saying it was a policy decision taken based on expert knowledge to curb air pollution.

A 55-year-old Indian woman allegedly had her hand chopped off by her Saudi employer after she complained about work conditions, prompting India on Friday to demand strict action by Saudi Arabia on the “unacceptable” incident.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the grand alliance and made a development pitch as he addressed the first of his four rallies scheduled in poll-bound Bihar on Thursday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a “sensitive person” who is seized of the lynching in Bisada and should not be judged by “what he writes or doesn’t write on social media”, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader has said.

Women will soon be inducted as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Thursday.


Colleagues and senior officers of a sub-inspector of police, who was killed in an attack in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district as he chased a group of militants on Wednesday, described his death as “a big loss” for the security forces.