Insurgents escaped using weapons smuggled into the facility in a jailbreak that killed three police guards.
An avalanche swept down on Mount Everest, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing.
Election commission lifts a ban on Modi's top aide, who threatened to hobble his efforts to win votes in Uttar Pradesh.
Voters lined up in 121 constituencies across a dozen states in the largest single day of polling in the election.
BJP had pledged to review India's nuclear stance, whose main pillars are no-first-use and building a minimum arsenal.
An senior Afghan govt official was kidnapped along with his driver in Kabul, an interior ministry official said.
At least six people were burned to death and another 12 injured when a bus caught fire in southern India.
Legislators asked the MoD to explain how it intended to use lessons learnt from the 2012 attack in future operations.
The SC directed state and federal govts to grant access to the same welfare schemes as other minority groups in India.
The survey forecast that the opposition alliance led by the BJP would win 275 seats in the 543-seat Lok Sabha.
"With 500,000 votes from 26 provinces, Dr Abdullah is leading with 41.9 per cent."
The shepherds had mistakenly crossed into the Afghan side of the border area, in pursuit of their camels and livestock.
“I have been working in Amethi for 10 years. We have family ties with Amethi, it will be a good victory,” says Gandhi.
Most of those killed in the two blasts were soldiers and officials charged with holding elections in the region.
A tell-all book by an ex-aide to Manmohan Singh depicting him as a powerless political puppet hit bookstores.