- Feb 01, 2015 00:57 IST
The US on Friday sought to allay concerns in Pakistan over President Barack Obama’s recent visit to India and the nuclear deal breakthrough, saying it values its relationship with both countries.
- Jan 31, 2015 19:54 IST
An uncharacteristically snowless winter has taken the romance out of honeymooning in Kashmir this season but weather experts warned that the iconic white peaks and valleys immortalised in Bollywood films could soon become history.
- Jan 31, 2015 20:38 IST
A day after her close aide and party general secretary Mukul Roy was quizzed in connection with the Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused BJP of using CBI to pressurise her party's lawmakers to split TMC or face jail.
- Jan 31, 2015 20:54 IST
Wanting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a 19-year-old woman from Hyderabad who was residing in Qatar had flown to Turkey from there, but changed her mind and came back to her parents in Hyderabad, police said on Saturday.
- Jan 31, 2015 21:11 IST
Law Commission has already recommended repeal of 288 obsolete laws.
- Jan 31, 2015 21:34 IST
Days after sacking foreign secretary Sujatha Singh, the Modi government on Saturday carried out another secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle touching over 7 ministries including health, urban development and housing.
- Jan 31, 2015 22:24 IST
Former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh had offered to retire early but it was rejected as the Prime Minister’s Office wanted her to delete a reference that she was doing so on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Singh who was removed from her post on Friday told in an interview to Karan Thapar on Headlines Today.
- Jan 31, 2015 23:55 IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Beijing Saturday on a four-day visit to China during which she would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and hold talks with her Chinese counterpart on wide-ranging bilateral and multilateral issues besides attending the Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral.
- Jan 31, 2015 18:15 IST
Six years ago, India and China decided to establish a hotline between their respective Prime Ministers. In 2010, they went a step ahead and signed an agreement to formalise this. Yet, as of January 2015, there is no such hotline.
- Jan 31, 2015 16:06 IST
Union Home minister Rajnath Singh has approved the rehabilitation of flood victims and the restoration of the public infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, which saw massive devastation caused by floods in September last year.
- Jan 31, 2015 13:57 IST
Kerala businessman Muhammed Nisham, who was arrested two days ago for ramming his Hummer into a security guard, has landed in further trouble after police on Saturday arrested a Malyalam film star and four female fashion models from a flat owned by him for possessing drugs.
- Jan 31, 2015 14:51 IST
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has been chosen to be the BJP's chief ministerial candidate as the party wanted an 'iconic face' who has a positive influence over Delhiites as its nominee for the top job in New Delhi, Union minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.
- Jan 31, 2015 09:40 IST
India on Saturday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile 'Agni-5', which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast.
- Jan 31, 2015 09:40 IST
Ten labourers, including nine hailing from West Bengal, were killed when an effluent tank at a tannery collapsed near Vellore on Saturday.
- Jan 31, 2015 10:37 IST
Thousands of passengers had a harrowing time after the movement of trains running between Howrah and Sealdah and various parts of north India, including New Delhi, came to a standstill for over 8 hours following a Maoist threat, officials said on Saturday.