A government advertisement for Republic Day published in newspapers omitted the words “socialist, secular” in the image of the Preamble to the Constitution, triggering uproar and signature campaigns over social media platforms on Tuesday.
The intensive India-US delegation talks, led by Narendra Modi and Barack Obama, saw several departures, prominent among which was the US committing more categorically than it ever has in the past to the desirability of the Indian membership of the UN Security Council.
Railways minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday shot off a letter to Union finance minister Arun Jaitley to demand an additional grant of Rs 20,000 to undertake the task of eliminating Unmanned Level Crossings (ULCs).
A day after the army’s first-ever all-woman contingent at the Republic Day parade marched with pride, they soaked in the glory all over again at a surprise reception hosted by army chief General Dalbir Singh at his residence.
Pakistan on Tuesday reacted sharply to agreements reached by India and the US during President Barack Obama’s visit, saying the operationalization of the Indo-US nuclear deal 'would have a detrimental impact on deterrence stability in South Asia'.
Three minors — students of Class 7, 8, and 9 — were gangraped in Malda on Sunday at Pandua-Chandandighi area when they were pandal hopping on Saraswati puja day.
Former union minister and Congress leader Gurudas Kamat stirred up a hornet’s nest on Tuesday by saying that Prime Minister Modi, while launching the Beti Bachao campaign, should first give justice to his estranged wife Jashodaben.
Barack Obama’s trip to India was high on optics and symbolism and made headlines across the world, mainly for progress on the nuclear deal, but there are rumblings in the Indian establishment about a number of faux pas that threatened to mar it.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recommended departmental action by the home ministry against nine Delhi Police special cell personnel, including an ACP, for allegedly framing former Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah in a terror case.
The National Conference (NC) on Tuesday decided to support Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the common candidate of the two parties for a Rajya Sabha seat from Jammu and Kashmir.
The insensitivity of Rajasthan Police was on full display when a woman complaining about police inaction on her complaint of rape was dragged by her hair by a senior official and forcibly taken to hospital.
China and Asean countries would jointly safeguard the peace and stability of the South China Sea region, Beijing said on Tuesday, indicating it wouldn’t allow countries such as the US and India to meddle in what it considered its backyard.
Obama speaks Hindi, inspires youthful crowd
India may no longer be unwilling to act to offset a rising China in Asia-Pacific, aligning its strategic vision for the region with that of the United States in what seems a radical departure from New Delhi’s history of independent foreign policy.