Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Russia's Black Sea coastal city Sochi for an informal summit with President Vladimir Putin that will focus on pressing global and regional issues, including impact of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
A 45-year-old tailor was beaten to death in a Madhya Pradesh village on Friday on the suspicion of slaughtering a cow. Police said they found a slaughtered bull at the spot and sacks stashed with bulls' meat.
Petrol prices have touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to a highest ever Rs 67.57 in New Delhi with the oil PSUs passing on to consumers the impact of four weeks of a relentless rise in international prices.
Nearly 500 youths accused of petty crimes or terror links are languishing without trial in Jammu and Kashmir's jails, serving as a possible recruitment pool for militants, the state CID has told the Union home ministry.
Tamil Nadu-based superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said the developments in neighbouring Karnataka were a "victory for democracy", a day after BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped down as chief minister without facing a floor test in the Assembly.