Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a day-long fast on April 12 along BJP MPs including party President Amit Shah to protest against the washout of the second part of Parliament's budget session due to continuous disruptions, which the BJP blamed on the Congress.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government cannot compel Indian armed forces to buy indigenous weapons, after she opened a major defence exhibition that projects India -- the biggest global arms importer -- as one of the major defence manufacturing hubs in the world.
The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for not framing a scheme to implement its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery river water as it declined its plea for deferring the issue by three months.
The CBI continued questioning Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar, for the fifth consecutive day along with NuPower Renewables Pvt Ltd director Mahesh Chandra Punglia in connection with a case relating to Rs 3,250 crore loan to the Videocon Group in 2012.
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to interfere with the rural polls to be held next month, saying the collective attempt of the opposition parties to hinder the election process have "failed".
Two former Lok Sabha MPs - one each from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) have joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with over a two dozen others.
A day after a girl tried to set herself on fire outside the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's residence, alleging police inaction in her gang rape by a BJP MLA, her father died in police custody on Monday.