India is keeping a close eye on the growing military cooperation between Pakistan and China as Islamabad and Beijing inch closer to hammering out a landmark submarine deal, navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan said on Sunday.
The CPI(M) Kerala unit has pushed veteran VS Achuthanandan, 92, out of the central committee but it suffered a jolt when its plan to elevate senior leader Ramachandran Pillai to the top post fell flat.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “abandoning” the poor after coming to power and said the NDA government was “rubbing salt into the wounds” of farmers by bringing in the land acquisition ordinance.
It was certainly a hot Sunday in the national capital with rising political temperatures. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi — back after his nine-day foreign tour — addressed BJP MPs at the Parliament’s Balayogi auditorium, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi — back after a six-week sabbatical — addressed farmers at the Ramlila Maidan, there was heightened suspense and expectation in political circles.
India and the United States may have set up a working group to explore aircraft carrier technology but the navy hasn’t made up its mind yet, navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan said. In a wide-ranging interview with Rahul Singh, he talked about the need to appoint a single-point military adviser to the government and the quick tempo set by the Modi government to fill crucial operations gaps in the military’s capabilities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech to party MPs, Rahul Gandhi-led kisan rally and Sitaram Yechury’s anointment as the CPI(M) party chief — all on Sunday — charged up the political arena ahead of the Parliament session starting from Monday.
The government appears to be having second thoughts about throwing the rulebook at officials who are a little late to work, as long as they do their job well and don’t mind staying back if there is a deadline to meet.
After two days of violent protests, Kashmir Valley on Sunday remained tense with stray incidents of stone-pelting in Budgam district over the killing of a teenage boy in police firing on Saturday.
BSF troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed militants, who tried to enter the international border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said.
Separatist JKLF chief Yasin Malik ended his 30-hour fast to oppose separate Pandit townships on Sunday but a joint resolution asked the displaced population to return to their home and hearth.
Khangara Ram Bishnu, a farmer from Rajasthan’s Sewada village of Jalore district, travelled more than 700km in a bus on Saturday to join thousands of others like him from across the country at Rahul Gandhi’s Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Rally at Ramlila ground in New Delhi on Sunday.
On the eve of a crucial meeting in Washington on climate change, India asked the developed world to show better understanding and respect for mitigation efforts by developing nations.
Accusing Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of "insulting the most popular mandate" by terming the BJP-led NDA government as "anti-people", the BJP on Sunday said the Congress leader uttered a "white lie" while addressing a rally at Ramlia Maidan in Delhi.
One of the most recognisable faces of the CPI-M, Sitaram Yechury has the image of being a pragmatic leader unlike his predecessor Prakash Karat, who was a stickler to dogma.
Do you think Rahul Gandhi has come back a better politician after his sabbatical?