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BJP leading in both Lok Sabha seats in Tripura

The BJP is leading in both the Lok Sabha seats in Tripura as per initial trends, election officials said Thursday. BJP candidate Pratima Bhoumik of the West Tripura Lok Sabha seat has taken a comfortable lead of 1,22,865 votes against…

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Police say they have charged 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant with engaging in a terrorist act after the…

Clashes during rally in West Bengal injure several

Rival political supporters on Tuesday clashed with rocks and sticks during an election rally by the Bharatiya Janata Party in eastern India, leaving several people injured and a university college vandalised. Police say they used sticks…

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions

The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of "heightened tensions" in Iraq and advising against travel there. The advisory warning was posted on Twitter on Sunday night. It comes at a time of rising…

India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani buys iconic toy store

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani has bought the iconic British toy retailer Hamleys for an undisclosed sum. Reliance Brands Limited, which is owned by Mr Ambani, said it had signed an agreement to buy the company from China's C Banner…