India and UAE on Thursday discussed the threats posed by the Islamic State (IS), increasing radicalisation of young people, and the need for a joint effort to counter terrorism during wide-ranging talks focusing on deepening security cooperation and expanding bilateral trade.
The government has cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India under the foreign contribution regulation act (FCRA), making it ineligible to receive funds from abroad that could force the NGO to close down operations.
Both President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have scheduled special interaction with kids this Teachers’ Day on September 5.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will open his campaign trail for upcoming Bihar elections on September 20 with a rally at Champaran from where Mahatma Gandhi had launched his first satyagraha for indigo farmers in 1917.
The latest political bombshell unleashed by Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s pullout decision from the Janata Parivar’s ‘maha gathbandhan’ (grand alliance) may well have its epicentre in Patna, but its reverberations are likely to be felt in the political stratosphere of Delhi and Lucknow.
Mikhail Bora, who will be a key witness in the murder case of his sister Sheena Bora, has told the police that Indrani had tried to kill him not once but twice.
As the world eagerly awaits India’s climate action, there is absolute clarity that the country’s intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) will not be similar to that of China.
Siddhartha Das, Indrani’s Mukerjea’s former live-in partner, was brought to Mumbai from Kolkata by a Mumbai police team to record his statement on Thursday evening.
Breaking her 10-day silence, Indrani Mukerjea has admitted to plotting the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, police sources said, adding that her husband Peter Mukerjea will be made a key witness against her.
Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has written a letter to Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, appreciating his country’s stand on the Kashmir issue before the NSA-level talks.
The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Thursday the Samajwadi Party walked out of the anti-BJP coalition in Bihar not due to disappointment over seat sharing among the Janata Parivar but because they knew it was a losing alliance.
The police on Thursday detained the head of a fringe right wing group Rama Sene in connection with the murder of progressive Kannada scholar and researcher professor MM Kalburgi at Dharwad on August 30.
A diary maintained by Sheena Bora when she was a teenager showed that she shared a strained relationship with her mother Indrani Mukerjea, reports said Thursday.
In a war of words, Pakistani defence minister Khawaja Asif claimed that the country is prepared for a short or long conflict and can inflict heavy losses on India in case "war hysteria" overcomes the Indian leadership.
The JD(U) on Thursday said it will sort out differences with Mulayam Singh Yadav after his Samajwadi Party pulled out of the grand alliance in Bihar saying it felt "humiliated" over the issue of seat sharing in the poll-bound state.