External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian envoy in Pakistan to look into the case of a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in the neighbouring country for at least 15 years.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday rejected the opposition’s allegations that she helped tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi’s efforts to obtain British travel documents even as the Congress said there would be no compromise on its demand for her resignation.
Hours ahead of the all-party meet called by the government in a last-ditch attempt to break the Parliament logjam, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence, saying that the champion of 'mann ki baat' retreats to 'maun vrat' whenever there is a scandal involving his colleagues.
The government's move to block more than 800 pornographic websites has led experts to question whether this latest attempt to police the internet is even feasible.
E-commerce giant Snapdeal is set to raise $500 million in investment from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, SoftBank Group Corp and Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Virat Kohli, since his success at the under-19 World Cup in 2008, was tipped to reach great heights. Over the years, the aggressive batsman hasn’t disappointed.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the wake of Cyclone Komen. The chief minister also called in the army for rescue operations in worst flood-hit areas, as heavy rain continued to lash the state.
Telangana deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali cause a stir on Sunday after remarking that the historic "Charminar" would be razed if it became dilapidated. Ali made the remarks while defending his government's decision to rebuild the 90-year-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad.
Internet service providers (ISPs) in the country have been asked to block more than 800 pornographic websites, communications ministry sources said Sunday.
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Sunday night opened unprovoked firing on several forward posts in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.
In a last-ditch effort to save the monsoon session from complete washout and push its reforms agenda, including the GST bill, the government has called a meeting of 15 parties on Monday.
The reforms slowdown will hit Mr Modi’s growth and development agenda, which was what his campaign during last year’s polls was all about, but it can rebound on the Congress as well.
At least 104 people were killed and more than a million evacuated as heavy rainfall lashed across several Indian states through the weekend after cyclone Komen created a depression over Bangladesh.
The findings of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) study commissioned by the National Investigation Agency are at variance with estimates by the Intelligence Bureau pegging fake currency infusion per annum at Rs 2,500 crore.
Nigeria's army said late on Sunday that it rescued 178 people held by Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state.