Unity efforts in the AIADMK hit a roadblock after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam sought the exit of the now jailed V.K. Sasikala and her family, and Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said this was unacceptable.
The Delhi High Court declined Aam Aadmi Party's request to use second-generation EVMs with a paper trail in the April 23 civic polls in the national capital.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, one of the frontrunners in the French presidential election, has said she would suspend all legal immigration to France if elected President.
The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is cleverly trying to divert attention by saying that the authorities should have never given permission to hold the World Culture Festival (WCF) if the Yamuna was "so fragile and pure".
An alarming spurt in violence in early spring has been marked by attacks on civilians by militants, the army using a civilian as a shield against stone-pelters, the lowest ever voter turnout in a parliamentary by-election and the use of social media as a tool to stoke passions.
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India for defaulting on over Rs 8,000 crore in bank loans, was arrested in London but within hours, a court granted him bail.