Congress leader P Chidambaram, who had gone incommunicado for a day after his anticipatory bail in the INX Media case was rejected, was on Wednesday arrested by the CBI amid unprecedented drama at his Delhi residence.
In the backdrop of renewed focus on Kashmir issue, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited Moscow on Thursday and held talks with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev during which both sides underlined support for principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and non-interference of third parties.
Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad and 90 others were arrested last evening after a massive protest in Delhi against the demolition of a temple in the city dedicated to the 16th century mystic poet-saint Ravidas.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has been appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will land in France on Thursday for his first bilateral visit in his second term as PM. In the first term too, France was the first European nation that Prime Minister visited.
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media.
The Supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation of Muslims in Kashmir, two weeks after the centre ended the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and split the state into two union territories.
Countries like India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, ruing that the job against terrorist is being done only by the United States some 7,000 miles away.
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators held a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack.