The UN Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the state of economy and the likely steps to arrest the current slowdown with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and senior bureaucrats, sources said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the country's economic fundamentals are strong and that the economy has grown despite containing the inflation rate.
Excited young school children who had come to the Red Fort on Thursday to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech got a chance to shake hands with him as he stepped out of his security cover to meet them.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday presented special bravery award to an elderly couple from Tirunelveli district, who recently fought armed robbers with plastic chairs and slippers.
Thousands of people converged at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and Pakistan to be part of the celebrations for India's 73rd Independence Day. Singers and performers entertained the crowd with patriotic songs to mark the occasion.
The Indian meteorological department (IMD) sounded red alert in south Karnataka, as heavy rains set to pound Kodagu, Chikkamagluru and Dakshina Kannada districts on Thursday, while there was a respite from rains in the other regions of the state.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has sought assistance from the Centre for the proposed scheme to link Godavari and Krishna rivers to provide water for irrigation, drinking purpose and to cater to industry's requirements in backward and drought-prone districts.
On the sixth day of hearing in the Ayodhya case, the Ram Lalla Virajman counsel claimed there is enough archaeological evidence to establish that the mosque was built on temple ruins, and if it is so, then Shariat law would not recognize the structure as a mosque.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said with the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir, the dream of "One Nation, One Constitution" has been realised, as he lashed out at the opposition speaking against the move.
Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed his government's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was a step towards realising the dream of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort to mark the 73rd Independence Day. Earlier he paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Joint Director involved in the Saradha chit fund scam probe are among 32 CBI officers who have been awarded President's Police Medal and Police Medal on the Independence Day.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday expressed confidence that the government's moves on Kashmir would be of "immense benefit" to the people of J&K and Ladakh and enable them to access the same rights and privileges as the rest of the country.
Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.