An optimistic Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that although government red-tape, procedural delays and political differences over reforms were sources of anxiety, there should be no doubt about India’s continued rise as an economic and global power.
PM Manmohan Singh acknowledged today that the challenge of Narendra Modi must be taken seriously but stressed that the Congress party's confidence would remain intact whatever be the result of the current round of assembly elections.
The cabinet on Thursday cleared the original proposal for the creation of a separate Telangana state comprising 10 districts of Andhra Pradesh and put an end to the confusion that two more districts could be added to the new state. Full Coverage: The Telangana tangle
The Nobel Peace laureate, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades as a political prisoner, died at his Johannesburg home surrounded by his family, after a long battle against lung infection.
A last-minute attempt by the UPA government to revive the eight-year-old communal violence bill is headed for trouble despite a move to tone down controversial provisions that give the Centre the power to intervene. Communal violence bill 'recipe for disaster': Modi
The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the falling standards of hockey in the country, noting that politicians and businessmen heading sports bodies were harming the game.
The three-judge committee of the apex court has indicted justice AK Ganguly of committing an "act of unwelcome behaviour" and "conduct of sexual nature" towards a woman law intern but dropped any further action since he was a retired judge on the day of the incident.Mamata seeks President's intervention in case
The winter session of Parliament will begin from Thursday with the opposition expected to seek to corner the government on price rise and the JPC report on 2G spectrum allocation and problems of farmers.
Sixteen killed, six gang-raped, 24 accused - but not a single arrest has taken place even two months after the horror of riots visited Fugana village in Muzaffarnagar. The women of the village named names in their FIRs but they still see the accused roaming free. Full coverage: Cries from the camps
From being seen by his rivals as a ‘non-factor’ for the current round of assembly polls, BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi emerged not just a key campaigner but the one who could draw additional votes for the BJP wherever he held ralllies, its leaders believe.
The PM's remark, during a navy day reception, was in response to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif allegedly saying the Kashmir issue could trigger a fourth war with India anytime, a statement subsequently denied by Sharif’s office. Kashmir a flashpoint for another Indo-Pak war: Sharif
Thieves in Mexico have stolen a truck containing potentially 'extremely dangerous' radioactive material used in medical treatment, the UN atomic watchdog said today.
A district court on Wednesday awarded life sentence to former RJD Parliamentarian Vijay Krishna and three others found guilty in the murder case of a JD(U) leader four years ago.