Departing from the convention of the NSA doubling up as the ‘special representative’ for boundary talks with Beijing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may appoint foremost China expert Shyam Saran, a former foreign secretary, as the Indian representative for resolving the vexed issue.
The BJP is hobnobbing with the Maoists and is trying to bring back a reign of terror in Jangalmahal area of West Bengal, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Friday. She also did not rule joining hands with the CPI(M) to stop the BJP in the state.
All schools across the country have to ensure children watch PM Narendra Modi’s live televised Teachers’ Day address on September 5, a directive from the human resource development ministry has said.
Since the Muzaffarnagar riots last year, caste alliances have been shifting in west UP to threaten the political existence of many a leader. And, it impacted the last Lok Sabha elections like never before.
A Muslim youth allegedly abducted a Hindu minor after reportedly sexually exploiting her for over 10 months.
A Bengaluru court on Friday issued a gag order on 12 news outlets in Karnataka, preventing them from reporting on a case in which a Kannada actor accused railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda’s son Karthik Gowda of rape and cheating.
Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran received a Rs.
600-crore bribe in the Aircel-Maxis deal, the CBI claimed Friday.
With the nomination process for assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh over, the stage is set for a two-pronged contest between Apna Dal and Samajwadi Party in the pre-dominantly Patel-dominated Rohaniya assembly segment in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) sources say the scam-tainted Saradha Group may have diverted nearly Rs.
750 crore to Bangladesh and West Asia with the help of the controversial political outfit Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.
In this second part of a wide-ranging interview with HT, minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah talks about policy-making and the Modi government’s approach to address stark disadvantages faced by some of India’s six religious minorities.
In the first leg of his visit, the PM will travel to Kyoto, the 'smart city' of Japan, to see the experiment there considering that he intends to build 100 smart cities in India. In a special gesture, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will fly to Kyoto to receive Modi there.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi will not campaign for the party’s candidates contesting the by-election to 11 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh.
Another case of 'love jihad' has surfaced in Jharkhand, this time in the Maoist-affected Chatra district. A Muslim youth impersonating as a Hindu has allegedly sexually exploited a minor Hindu girl over the last 10 months.
A passenger experiencing labour pain caused a long distance express train to make an unscheduled emergency halt at a railway station in north Bihar so that she could be rushed to hospital.
Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF.