"This is the slipper that was thrown. It was flung by BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat at me inside the House,'' Mr Raghu Sharma said, holding aloft the footwear that started it all.
Eco-Ganeshas, made of clay and painted with natural colors, dissolve as soon as they are immersed in water, instead of settling at the bottom of the water body and polluting it.
“It wasnt accidental.can’t possibly cut copy AND paste accidentally now can I? just dint know the technical know how of ‘retweeting.’”
In the days ahead, a baby will be born who will take the global population above 7 billion for the first time, and in all probability that birth will take place in China or India.
India's labyrinthine bureaucracy has long been renowned for its reliance on paperwork, with even basic transactions needing triplicate forms, stamp certificates and endless information recorded in hand-written ledgers.
A new survey of 140 cities has rated Vancouver as the best city to live, and Mumbai as one of the worst with a ranking of 116.
Traditional Indian welcome and delicious Argentine dishes await soccer superstar Lionel Messi slated to arrive here by Wednesday for his national side's FIFA official friendly against Venezuela on Sept 2.
"This is the Vidhan Sabha, not a ramp for modeling."
I turned to him, and asked him what he did, and he said, "Nothing. I'm retired." I joked with him that maybe he should learn to cook. But he wasn't interested in my kind of humor.
The dangerous craze involves hanging off the side of a train as it passes metal beams and various other obstacles
Three brave Aussies are about get into a rickety rickshaw to drive across India with a twenty-first century technology twist to go with their dilapidated drive.
This top 10 ranking puts the Jan Lokpal movement as being more influential online in Indian as compared to established online brands like Vodafone, MTV India.
An international team of astronomers, led by Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology professor Matthew Bailes, has discovered a planet made of diamond crystals, in our own Milky Way galaxy.
If architects have their way, India may soon build a new spectacular space station-style structure which could outshine the Taj Mahal.
Behind every successful structure stand the men who got their hands dirty building it.
"Several TV channels have telecast visuals of supporters of the India Against Corruption campaign using donkeys to symbolise corrupt officials during their rallies. The donkeys had placards around their necks, their faces had been blackened and they were being punched, slapped and beaten, to symbolise the anti-corruption crusader putting corruption down."
For the first time in 80 years, India is undertaking the herculean task of a caste census. ''My caste is who I am, we don't speak often about it, because everybody knows."
Only one inch tall and weighing 40g, couple create world's smallest Ganesh idol.
Although Mrinalini does not read newspapers (not even the Mumbai behemoth whose sole purpose is to encourage women like her to spend, spend, spend), she does know about a man named Anna Hazare.
“The commercials are light-hearted and irreverent in nature. We are not trying to propagate or justify bribery."
Let’s explore the enormous regional variety of biryani and recognise that this is the one dish that unifies India because it is found nearly everywhere in the country. It is a symbol of a country that takes differences and divergences and then merges them into one India.
He wasn’t selling vegetables or offering to shine shoes, so no one really noticed him as he shuffled around the corner. But to him, what he was doing was vital: by ringing his bell, he warned high caste Hindus that an untouchable was among them.
If you are the duke of Colaba all set to marry the princess of Cuff Parade, Mumbai's new luxury car rental service is here to provide you the perfect vintage wheels
'Anna Hazare’ and ‘Corruption’ are the most used words in way2sms messages.
HUngar's Krishna Valley is run by devotees of Krishna along Vedic principles.
Four chaotic weeks on India's famous Grand Trunk Road, described by Rudyard Kipling as "such a river of life as nowhere else exists in the world.
As Irene bears down, wonder how hurricanes get their names? Irene gets its name from the list for 2011 are managed by the World Meteorological Organization. Irene will return in 2017.
Hundreds of camel riders from Jaisalmer not only rear camels in many Arab countries, especially Dubai, but also train them for racing.
Satyam' scamster Ramalinga Raju’s recently published book of poems extols morals and ethics.
Mother Teresa and Lady Gaga are the latest icons of the leadership industry.
The word hurricane is derived from "Hurican," the Carib Indians' god of evil.
Marathi actress Yoggitta Dandekar has used body paint to pledge her support to Anna Hazare’s cause.
The journey was a sort of ascetic pilgrimage. They had even shaved their heads. "Except we didn't know where we were going," his friend Dan Kottke has been quoted as saying. The pair were only seeking spiritual solace and enlightenment.
Brij Bihari Pandey, 108, a murder convict, described as the "oldest prisoner in the history of Indian prisons" died in his ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj district.
The Ministry of Environment and Forests’ proscription of the use of plastic pouches for the packaging of pan masala, gutkha and tobacco is being challenged in the Bombay High Court by a pan masala manufacturer on the grounds that the regulation arbitrarily targets one particular class of products for discrimination.
Dr Narendra Sharma, a father-of-two, told the hearing he had secured his trousers with medical tape because they did not fit but a kicking patient caused them to partially fall.
Jobs never got the enlightenment he was looking for, but did return to California in Indian clothes, and a Buddhist.
Residents of an Indian enclave in Bangladesh can opt to take Bangladeshi citizenship once the area is assimilated in Bangladesh.