- Jan 25, 2015 20:31 IST
The final session of the Jaipur Literature was meant to debate if 'Culture is the New Politics', but what really happened is a different story. A discussion, that quickly became quite convoluted and hard to follow, saw Suhel Seth bashing Shazia Ilmi who was booed by some audience members as soon as she took the stage.
- Jan 25, 2015 20:23 IST
"Arun Jaitley must be dismissed as the Finance Minister for black money to be recovered," advocate Ram Jethmalani told a packed house on the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival at the Diggi Palace on Sunday afternoon.
- Jan 25, 2015 20:13 IST
Ahead of Parliament’s Budget session beginning next month, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said that the government needed to honour the trust of voters who freed the country’s governance from the compulsion of coalition.
- Jan 25, 2015 19:42 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship 'Make in India' campaign to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub was doomed to fail unless Indians disciplined themselves, said industrialist NR Narayana Murthy at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Sunday.
- Jan 25, 2015 18:06 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went all out to make US President Barack Obama feel special through his personal gestures -- be it receiving him at the airport with a hug or preparing tea for the visiting dignatary after their official-level talks.
- Jan 25, 2015 16:35 IST
The leaders of the world's two biggest democracies clasped each other in a bear hug on a cold winter morning, setting the tone for the summit between them later in the day.
- Jan 25, 2015 15:42 IST
For wing commander Pooja Thakur, becoming the first female commanding officer to head the inter-services Guard of Honour inspected by US President Barack Obama on Sunday was a proud moment to be cherished forever.
- Jan 25, 2015 15:47 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday the two countries had achieved a breakthrough over issues hampering implementation of the landmark Indo-US civil nuclear deal. India and the United States had signed the landmark civilian nuclear deal in 2008, but later differences cropped up over an Indian nuclear liability law that makes equipment suppliers ultimately responsible for an accident.
- Jan 25, 2015 14:28 IST
United States President Barack Obama held bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday at the start of his historic three-day India visit aimed at consolidating increasingly close ties between the world's two largest democracies. The two leaders sat down for a working lunch in central Delhi after sharing a bear hug at the airport where Modi, dressed in a bright saffron shawl, greeted the first couple on the tarmac.
- Jan 25, 2015 14:58 IST
US President Barack Obama, who will be the chief guest at India's 66th Republic Day parade, said on Sunday that the "spirit of (Mahatma) Gandhi is very much alive in India today".
- Jan 25, 2015 15:07 IST
US First Lady Michelle Obama, who landed in Delhi on Sunday morning, was looking chic in an ensemble designed by India-born Bibhu Mohapatra, who is based in New York.
- Jan 25, 2015 12:20 IST
United States President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on an overcast Sunday morning around 9:40am to begin his three-day visit to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him with a warm hug and a handshake at the airport. Soon after his arrival, Obama received a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Obama will be the first US president to be present at India's Republic Day parade as a chief guest.
- Jan 25, 2015 15:22 IST
Debasish Das, son of Trinamool Congress MLA Kasturi Das and brother-in-law of the Kolkata Mayor, was on Sunday found dead under mysterious circumstances at Barsoi railway station in Katihar, Bihar, an official said.
- Jan 25, 2015 12:50 IST
Despite India's 67 years of freedom, many of its citizens remain trapped - by poverty, circumstance, indebtedness. Often, they suffer in silence, invisible and unheard. For many, there is no chance of a happy ending. Here's a look at individuals who have fought and won battles.
- Jan 25, 2015 11:53 IST
Hours before US President Barack Obama's arrival in India, Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing along the International Border in Jammu district, forcing the BSF to retaliate.