Nepal Police on Thursday arrested an Indian national in possession of banned currency notes worth Rs 363,500 fro..
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who underwent a kidney transplant on December 10, was on Monday dischar..
There was no respite in sight for cash-strapped people on Monday as queues outside banks and ATMs for withdrawin..
India''s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 3.15 per cent for November from 3.39 per ce..
Ahead of Nusli Wadia''s removal in the December 22 "extraordinary" general meeting, the independent di..
Despite the unceremonious dropping of two MGP ministers from the BJP-led coalition cabinet in Goa, Defence Minis..
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday demanded a Special Investigating Team to probe, how some indiv..
As the sting of demonetisation continued to spread its numbing effect across most sectors, some art industry exp..
Higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received light snowfall while rains in the plains broke the over five month ..
A bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, Justice D.Y.Chandrachud and Justice L. Nageswara Rao agreed to hear the PI..
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia''s startling admission on Tuesday that the government expects all scrapped Rs 50..
The decision at the just-concluded 171st ministerial meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Coun..
Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, one of India''s most charismatic political leaders, died here on Monday night af..
"The two leaders discussed several aspects of the close and friendly relations between the two countries," Exter..
India and Qatar on Saturday signed four agreements on visas, cyberspace and investments following delegation-lev..
He further said that India was considered to be among the five top trade partners of Qatar as the trade exchange..
Modi will reach Amritsar in the evening and Ghani is also expected in the Punjab city around the same time.
The latest calculation, based on capacities of the currency printing presses, shows that replenishment would tak..
Important areas of cooperation include support to businesses and start-ups, tax administration, regulatory regim..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attacked Narendra Modi-led central government, calling it anti..
"Currently, four high-capacity rigs, including one hired from China, are in operation to drill new wells and thr..
Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcom..
HAL carried out hot and high-altitude trials of the third prototype of the indigenously developed attack chopper..
The Shakti engines currently power HAL's advanced light helicopter (ALH), the Dhruv, and will also power the ind..
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said that the words "terrorism and terr..
The Prime Minister lauded the Indian Army for its valour in conducting the September 29 cross-border operation a..
The 8th BRICS Summit concluded here on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling upon leaders of the grou..
India on Friday dismissed a Pakistani media report that cited Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar as telling German ..
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Jharkhand are the worst performing states under the Swachh Bhar..
India on Friday said it had exposed Pakistan's double-talk on terror - using it as an instrument of foreign poli..
India has underlined its commitment and desire to work with Afghanistan in maintaining peace, stability and prog..
With terror attacks continuing to emanate from Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described cross..
A whole book can be written on how Mahatma Gandhi's ideas are relevant today. He was a visionary and possessed a..
India's eyes in the skies - family of remote sensing or earth observation satellites - is said to have given the..
Indian equities took a sharp tumble on Thursday afternoon after the army said it conducted surgical strikes on t..
India has not set pre-conditions for talks with Pakistan, but it has spurned India's unprecedented gestures of f..
India will not hold a dialogue with a Pakistan run by a & warmachine that holds the gun of terrorism and glo..
India has convinced a lot of people and the world is making big bets on its stature as a manufacturing and econo..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday conferring with senior ministers, security and military advisers and ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is currently in Gujarat on a two day-trip received wishes from all over the cou..
So, China and Pakistan boast themselves as missile superpowers. But the world cannot take India for granted now...
China's latest statement about a two-step approach in connection with India's membership in the Nuclear Supplier..
The Republic of India is considered as one of the possible emerging superpowers of the world along with China, B..
Admitting that he has no other alternative, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday welco..
Much to the chagrin of these outfits, small businesses, daily wagers and drivers of goods-laden trucks have star..
Global attention that is both transient and fickle is currently focused on the G20 summit at Hangzhou that is be..
Historically, central bank chiefs have overlooked the risks due to climate change and focused on tinkering with ..
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill ratified by 15 states, awaits the magical number of 16 before it is sent t..
India and the US on Wednesday called upon Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his vision for India is rapid transformation, for which the country ..
Indian marathon runner O.P. Jaisha said she fainted at the Rio Olympics on a hot, humid day because no Indian sp..
The central government has started an apolitical initiative, involving civil society members - mostly prominent ..
Our sportsmen and women are rarely up to the mark, therefore, compared to their better-prepared opponents who ha..
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has accepted his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Chaudhry's invitation for talks but..
A recent report tabled in parliament that over 100,000 schools in India have just one teacher is an alarming wak..
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a high-level review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir and instructed..
Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav and tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna brought some much needed cheer as the I..
Pakistan and India have fought three wars, two over Kashmir, since their independence in 1947.Sartaj Aziz said a..
Mushtaq Ahmed Malik, a former separatist leader, said one cannot also ignore the BJP's rhetoric and proposal to ..
Irom Sharmila, who is set to end her 16-year-long fast, said on Tuesday that she wants to become Chief Minister ..
I am done with shooting, even hobby shooting,said Abhinav Bindra in detailed comments after coming fourth in the..
As thousands of laid-off Indian workers in Saudi Arabia were said to be without food, 87 per cent of complaints ..
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived here on Saturday to review the flood situation, went on an aerial..
The brutal thrashing of four Dalit youths by self-styled cow protection vigilantes is no isolated incident in Gu..
The decades-old reputation of the Jana Sangh and its successor, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as a Brahmin-B..
As violent protests continue in the Prime Minister's home state of Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by u..
Over the decade ending 2010, the enrolment rate of other backward classes (OBCs) - a loose definition of lower c..
What makes certain economies relatively prosperous and others relatively poor has been a question of debate amon..
The AAP's confidence in Punjab is not misplaced. It was Punjab's electorate which gave entry to the AAP in the L..
Actor Irrfan Khan says that he had invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind K..
Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Preity Zinta on Friday took to twitter to express..
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said there were no reports of any Indians affected in the terror atta..
The former veterans whom IANS spoke to were unanimous that any dilution of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act..
India will be the partner country this year in Russia's biggest manufacturing exposition, Innoprom, with Commerc..
The international LPI is based on an assessment of performance along six key indicators - some on the input side..
Taking on those linking yoga to Hindu religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that yoga was no re..
"We have decided to protect 700 sacred groves this year. Massive plantation activities would be taken up to incr..
"Basically Modi has addressed three barriers - personal, ideological and institutional. There was a hesitation a..
Suspected militants have abducted an Indian female aid worker from Afghanistan's capital Kabul, Indian and Afgha..
The visit will consolidate "what has been achieved so far and seeing what more can be done as we move into the n..
Indonesia’s negative margin is 197 percent; in comparison, profit margins in Japan are 46 percent.
There is suddenly a crop of activists who try to file cases and all that... Actually if you see the immunity sho..
Vijayan was the CPI-M state secretary for 18 years till 2015. By the time he stepped down, he had the party unde..
A low-profile man but always sporting an infectious smile, Sarbanand Sonowal is now all set to be Assam's second..
In an explosive comment, veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has depreciated the fact that previous Congress go..
It's not without reason that Uttar Pradesh is at the centre of any and every thing even remotely connected with ..
The government should make bank loan repayments on behalf of rural borrowers in drought hit areas as a measure t..
First, to create public awareness (economic, social and cultural benefits) of IPRs among all sections of society..
Over 44 percent of the over six lakh voters exercised their franchise by Monday afternoon to elect a Lok Sabha m..
Nearly 13 million people had voted by Monday afternoon in Kerala to pick a new assembly, with both the Congress ..
The emergence of Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, an immigrant of East Bengali origin, as the central theme in the campa..
Forty-five-year-old Dhaneswar Boro is excited that his days of illiteracy are over. He can now write his name is..
Propaganda over social media that is contributing to the global spread of terrorism has to be monitored and coun..
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the court that Rawat got 33 votes in his favour while 28 legislators vot..
The Narendra Modi government has been in office for almost two years. There have been some strong areas of perfo..
The Rajya Sabha witnessed several adjournments on Monday following noisy scenes as the Congress accused Prime Mi..
The Pakistan-India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) on Saturday urged union minister V.K.Singh not..
Nearly 62 percent of the electorate voted on Thursday in the first six hours in 25 constituencies in Cooch Behar..
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The UB Group of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is on the verge of being expelled from th..
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien on Wednesday said that he never asked the government to ban a history te..
The Congress on Tuesday questioned the need to deploy the CISF to guard a food park belonging to Baba Ramdev at ..
The Congress on Saturday demanded an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah for spreading..
Corruption possibly started with the beginning of human race, Goa's new Lokayukta P.L. Mishra said on Thursday, ..
A group of Indian researchers is leading a global team of experts to unravel crowd dynamics during the Simhastha..
The government on Tuesday asserted in the Lok Sabha that deployment of central forces at the National Institute ..
Terming as "bogus" the debate on nationalism, she accused the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government of t..
At least 16 people were killed and many others buried under debris in a landslide that struck Tawang in Arunacha..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a goal of having 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy by 2022, of which 1..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called for a tough international fight against the nexus of terrorist networks..
Contrary to reports that prime minister Chandra Shekhar dismissed Tamil Nadu's DMK government at the behest of C..
India, with a 7,500-km long coastline, is set for a gigantic leap in maritime sector with water-based trade, com..
Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning that the world body is at risk of becoming "irreleva..
As of today, there are more than 20 million cases pending in the Indian district courts; two-thirds are criminal..
Nearly a quarter of Assam's electorate on Monday voted in the first four hours of the first round of assembly el..
India will seek that the threat of nuclear terrorism is addressed at the Fourth Nuclear Security Summit being he..
Celebrating the achievements of India, the MIT India Conference will focus on how to create a thriving startup e..
Mismanagement and chaos marked the start on Monday of Defence Expo 2016 which got underway in Goa in soaring end..
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday announced the new defence procurement policy which he said embodies ..
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday made a pitch to defence equipment manufacturers to set up base i..
The 85th death anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary icon of the freedom struggle, who attained..
For decades, Gross Domestic Product has been used to evaluate the economic performance of a nation. It measures ..
India is pursuing with renewed vigour its neighbourhood first policy, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said on We..
The money allocated for key centrally sponsored social schemes Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), Sa..
India has called for strictly enforcing the Security Council sanctions on the Taliban and al-Qaida to combat the..
Pakistan's cricket team will have their task cut out when they take on a spirited Bangladesh in their opening Wo..
Ensuring women's safety in public places will go a long way in giving them equal space in the decision making pr..
I skulked home one afternoon from school in a particularly muggy hot Delhi summer month and spent the day cursin..
Following the death of a doctor and injuries to his daughter and her cousin after a car in the convoy of Union H..
There is a shortage of 100,000 trainers for implementing skill-development programmes across the country. The qu..
With a 14-percent rise in funding for the programme run under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guara..
As Indian society grapples with the issue of intolerance and violence, genetic experts are opening up the hoary ..
* To reduce multiplicity of taxes and cascading, 13 taxes with collections of less than Rs.50 crore a year aboli..
Mahatma Gandhi saw a future in which India was not an armed nation, a Japanese author has said.
Tiny Tripura's style of handling insurgency and building relations with Bangladesh should be taken into account ..
Delhi police were professional in handling an "anti-national and anti-constitutional" event o..
Positive expectations from the upcoming railway budget buoyed stocks of companies associated with the Indian rai..
Last month, the major agenda item at the World Economic Forum in Davos was the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR..
India has made the right move to allow the Pathankot terror attack probe team's visit, said a Pakistani daily on..
Square-jawed, cleft chin and hair untidily spiked, Vikas Thakaran glowered as he explained why he was here in th..
A dangerous situation may arise in the country if Mamata Banerjee's demand for granting citizenship to Banglades..
Violence affected areas of Haryana limped back to normalcy on Tuesday even as authorities remained cautious abou..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a housing scheme and electronic manufacturi..
Much water has flowed under the Yamuna bridge - dirty though - since the February 9 "cultural" event inside the ..
The main market of Haryana's Rohtak town was a bustling place till last week. In just three days, it looks devas..
The new, ugly face of Modi's India can be seen in the Jawaharlal Nehru University protest row, said a Pakistani ..
The world organisation's efforts to fight terrorism is being held hostage to the whims and fancies of some count..
Expecting that the world would take a "serious note" of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-appro..
India's new envoy Navtej Sarna told leading members of the Indian community in the UK that India House is an &am..
A day after the president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on the char..
Exposing plans to subvert the Indian nuclear establishment, Pakistani-American terrorist-turned-approver David C..
The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), a major driving force for the growth of the solar industry,..
India's Frontier Railways a new TV series will explore the journey of passengers on the international trains tha..
Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Coleman Headley, who is now an approver in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case,..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Rs.10,000 crore gas cracker project at Lepetkata in Upper..
If you are a parent at your wit's end on how to help your child cope with the rapidly changing world where preoc..
As the suicide of Rohith Vemula puts the focus back on the contentious issue of Dalit rights, former IAS officer..
The recommendations of the Companies Law Committee (CLC) that would involve around 100 amendments to bring in ch..
Ayurveda is globally relevant due to its holistic and comprehensive approach to health, Prime Minister Narendra ..
A court here on Monday set March 4 for delivering its order on the framing charges in coal block case allegedly ..
At least 50 percent of the country's farmers should be included in the crop insurance scheme launched by the gov..
India is proud to be hosting the International Fleet Review, which is a "big opportunity" for ..
Having failed so far to come up with a coherent policy on net neutrality, the Narendra Modi government must guar..
Rohith Vemula, a PhD student, focused on the interstellar spaces and Carl Sagan. In a different location, a sewa..
The Indian government's Department of Heavy Industry has announced an ambitious goal of deploying six-seven mill..
A court here on Thursday told Kerala's vigilance department to file an FIR against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ..
Nepal and India propose to construct at least six cross-border power corridors to ensure trading in energy betwe..
They are young, energetic, brave and are even willing to risk their lives to save that of others.
The declassification of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose files will begin on Saturday, said Prime Minister Narendra Mo..
French President Francois Hollande visits India as guest of honour at the Republic Day parade on January 26.
The recent congregation of investors, policymakers and entrepreneurs under the broad theme of Startup India Stan..
The odd-even restrictions for cars being experimented with in New Delhi will not work to improve the national ca..
A majority of the capital's residents have told a survey that the odd-even policy for private cars has been impl..
India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, who succeeded Jawaharlal Nehru in June 1964, died in Tashkent..
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed passed away here on Thursday, 14 days after he was hospit..
Renowned academic and Marathi litterateur Shripal Sabnis, who had criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Laho..
Eminent scientists and technologists from across the country will brainstorm here from Sunday on how best to imp..
Everyone keeps piling work on me." "The traffic light has turned green, why isn't the car in f..
Bilateral ties between neighbours Pakistan and India swung wildly in 2015 - from a breakdown in talks to resumin..
The emergence of a knowledge-driven society demonstrated that everything can and must change and that the proces..
Writing helps him in his job as a police officer, feels Kuladhar Saikia, winner of this year's Sahitya Akademi a..
The year coming to a close was one of war and peace in Nagaland.
The year just ending was another of violence and more violence in Manipur, one of the most troubled states in In..
While "net neutrality" and its ensuing debate kept Indian policymakers and the social media busy for most part o..
Africa's projected growth can fructify by leveraging India's pledges at the recently held India Africa Forum (IA..
ATTN Editors: Beginning Tuesday, December 15 and till the New Year, IANS will be releasing a series of yearender..
Researchers in India and the US are testing a handy solar-powered device for early detection of oral cancer whic..
The mountainous northeastern region, which comprises eight states, occupies eight percent of India's land area a..
The "intolerance" debate will have no bearing on the sentiments of "Superstar India" author Shobhaa De, who says..
A day after the Delhi government's decision to restrict plying of private vehicles through even-odd classificati..
The good news is that parliament is once again engaged in its business of debate and discussion even if haltingl..
Over 4,000 km of roads and highways are to be constructed over the next few years in the northeastern states to ..
One of India's top wrestlers, Bajrang Punia, says he is not bothered about who represents the country in men's 6..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently among the top 10 of the TIME Person of the Year readers' choice..
Close on the heels of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressing readiness for talks with India, Kishwar Na..
The BJP's castigation of the non-Muslims who complain of intolerance comprises words like &quot;manufact..
The central and Delhi governments may be headed for a showdown with the AAP's Jan Lokpal bill giving the propose..
The heroes and victims of the 26/11 terror attacks that left 166 people, including 28 foreigners, dead were sole..
India has made it clear to the West that it will be firm in its negotiations on climate change but will not be c..
India has seen a strong standalone performance in its growth in the recent past as compared to the other BRICS e..
Former Gujarat Police chief R.B. Sreekumar, who had locked horns with then chief minister Narendra Modi over the..
In what may result in 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) for all, the 7th Pay Commission on Thursday recommended a re..
Indian economy suffers a loss of around Rs.375,000 crore annually due to corrosion, an official said.
The 35th edition of India's largest trade fair has commenced on a high note here, drawing huge crowds to the spr..
A day after the Bihar elections results, the Shiv Sena said on Monday the outcome "could change the cou..
The civil secretariat opened in this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital on Monday for its six-monthly sojourn.
The Bihar poll mandate is an endorsement of the stateÂ’s incumbent Chief Minister Nitish KumarÂ’s perf..
Bihar has awarded the performer. And punished negativity and needless aggression. This is the dominant feeling o..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was no doubt the BJP's face in the Bihar battle, but its micro management lay with ..
Pakistan's continued support for terrorists in Kashmir is the main challenge to the human rights of the people o..
India's pending application for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) should come up for consideration at..
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday accused BJP president Amit Shah of insulting nearly 11 crore Biharis by saying f..
The BJP-led NDA will form the next government with two-thirds majority in Bihar due to the popularity of Prime M..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for cooperation on climate change with Africa while addressing t..
The Goa government would soon float a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the new greenfield international airport at..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the ongoing India-Africa Forum Summit was a historic occasion.
The Kerala government will take legal steps against Delhi Police if it doesn't accept that it erred in raiding t..
Khasi tribesmen of Meghalaya's Mawlynnong village, who call it "God's own garden", have invited Prime Minister N..
India on Tuesday made a strong pitch for early reforms of the United Nations Security Council before a gathering..
In the Bollywood world, which has oft been captivated by the underbelly of the underworld nexus, has brought gli..
His detractors call him the "Buddhist Bin Laden". He does not deny this although he chooses to..
The 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit kicked off here on Monday with a meeting among the senior officials of the hos..
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday lavished praise on the Narendra Modi government and urged it to destroy terr..
Dengue may be on the wane in the capital but patients who were victims of the deadly mosquito-borne disease that..
Union minister V.K. Singh on Thursday triggered a huge row when he spoke of a dog's stoning while commenting on ..
Famed author Vikram Seth says that he would return his award, if the Sahitya Akademi fails to protect the lives ..
With just over a week to go for the second Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2015, Chief Minister Parkash Sing..
Among the chattering diplomatic community of New Delhi, Nepalese Ambassador Deep Kumar Upadhyay is certainly one..
Ankit Fadia, one of the brand ambassadors for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Digital India" campaign, is contro..
He is out of power and political spotlight for almost five years now. But former Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh a..
After a recast of Planning Commission, India must change its five-year approach and make it a more dynamic exerc..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the 21st century belongs to India and the world has begun to acknowledge the f..
Former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi says his sole aim in the..
The CBI and the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday raided the residences of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Vir..
Rahul Gandhi's photos adorn the shoulders of mainstream newspapers but he is in Aspen, Colorado, apparently to a..
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's reported remark suggesting a review of job and education quotas appears to have proved..
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his second US trip in a year, a commentary in a leading daily said he rema..
With India entering the satellite-based navigation with its two projects GAGAN and IRNSS, the Indian space agenc..
The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is suppressing people's voice, according to a senior executiv..
In my current pre-occupations with the depressing state of world affairs, the arrival of a book, "Firaq..
Freedom fighter Netaji Subash Chandra Bose was "alive" and "somewhere in Manchuria, C..
The unending ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir have b..
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may not hold bilateral meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, though the..
Even after seven months since India's gross domestic product (GDP) data was unveiled under a new series, the con..
The union government's recent notification regularising the entry and stay of minorities from Bangladesh and Pak..
Even as they spar over jurisdiction, there are signs of cooperation as the union and Delhi governments are to cr..
The BJP on Monday finalised the seat-sharing for the Bihar assembly elections, keeping the lion's share of 160 a..
Climate change would be in focus at the India-Africa Forum Summit here this October with India proposing that th..
Indian scientists have deciphered the entire genetic make-up of Tulsi, a herb widely used for therapeutic purpos..
In middle of last year's high-octane Lok Sabha campaign, Narendra Modi had thumped his "chappan inch ka seena" (..
With the Republican controlled US Congress failing to scuttle the landmark Iran nuclear deal, the US said it was..
Words have not matched deeds on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, according to one of its brand ambassadors.Congress le..
Even as India gave away to Bangladesh 110 of the 111 enclaves and in return received 51 enclaves at midnight on ..
The government's decision to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) under the automatic route for whi..
As ripening paddy fields impart a magical golden-brown magnificence to the countryside, the soothing autumnal su..
Left parties putting up a united face in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls marks a new beginning in the country'..
Political parties should be kept out of campus politics and not holding indirect elections to the Delhi Universi..
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the central government had failed abysmally to match its words w..
"What if the water engulfs the whole city," my friend asked as we crossed Lalchowk, in a local bus, its wheels s..
The tunes of Bollywood songs of 1970s and 1980s, the culinary delights and Lata Mangeshkar's voice - there were ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with school students and praised teachers, saying that teachin..
A simple innovation like a check-dam has dramatically turned around the lives of the 500-odd people in 50 poor A..
Normal life was hit in many states on Wednesday as millions of industrial and blue collar employees struck work ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that development should be the main agenda in the Bihar assembly po..
The frenzied reactions of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters on social media against anyone strongly critic..
Roughly 32,000 new voters enrolled in each constituency for this year's assembly election in Bihar may play a de..
Uncertainty loomed large over calling a special parliament session for passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GS..
The 'maitreya' (frienship) bus service between Varanasi and Kathmandu, started amid much fanfare, has ground to ..
After the water level rose in several rivers in Bihar, following heavy rain in the state, Chief Minister Nitish ..
India and Nepal on Monday inked an agreement for a 41-km Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline, with visiting Ind..
With onions bringing tears to the eyes of consumers as prices soar as high as Rs.70 per kg in the country, onlin..
Notwithstanding the cheers which Prime Minister Narendra Modi received while announcing the Rs.1.25 lakh crore s..
We all love bold economic forecasts, especially contrarian ones. And every once in a while, they turn out to be ..
Highlighting his government's efforts to improve business environment, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatta..
Perturbed at the washout of his last session as a member of parliament, veteran journalist H.K. Dua feels that "..
As India celebrates and enters its 69th year of independence, it is important to look at some of the country's a..
At a recent international conference organised by the Assilah Forum Foundation in the eponymous picture postcard..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in the United Arab Emirates in the first prime ministerial visit ..
Doused in the hues of the tricolour, an array of delectable food delights will be up for grabs as restaurants in..
A masterplan to develop Bihar's capital Patna as a metropolitan city is likely to be unveiled soon after a wait ..
Youthhood is considered a crucial period for establishing a positive well-being in a lifetime of a human being b..
In the wake of demands made from different quarters to name or rename various institutions after Bharat Ratna A...
Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was laid to rest on Thursday here with full military honours in the presence..
Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon, convicted in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, was hanged till death at Maharas..
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who rose from humble beginnings to become one of India's leading scientists and later a huge..
Goa's lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik on Saturday accused the defence ministry of trying to "grab&am..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the country's agriculture scientists to work hard for ensuring In..
"Highest-ever" addition of power-generation capacity (22,566 MW) in a single year; power gener..
BJP legislator Subhash Phaldesai has claimed that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar might have revealed to inves..
Till date, India's policymakers have been slow to realize that the vast number of people it possesses can be a s..
Releasing five terrorists in lieu of Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohamed ..
With just five days to go before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives here leading a 66-member del..
dismissed a petition by 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, whose death sentence wil..
The Maharashtra government's decision to tag students of traditional madrasas as 'out-of-school' has put madrasa..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave his approval for the signing and ratification of an agreement betw..
In a surprise move, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has decided against attending the Eid Milan..
The water levels in Himachal Pradesh's major dams - Bhakra and Pong - have increased comfortably with the monsoo..
Senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, who had alleged a threat by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, will m..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Friday agreed to eliminate ter..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accepted an invitation from his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to att..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif o..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Special Envoy Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi her..
As protests over delay in the implementation of the promised 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme continued for the 23..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Digital India' initiative is an historic opportunity to make up for the industri..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left on an eight-day tour to five Central Asian countries and to Ufa in R..
Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolut..
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having "helped advan..
Reiterating that relations between India and Pakistan are important to it, the US has expressed the hope that Ne..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the "Digital India Week" as part of the larger initiative to ..
Smart cities will be decided by citizens and municipalities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday,..
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday will present in the legislative assembly here its..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Emergency rule in India was "one of India's darkest p..
Maharashtra's Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde was on Wednesday embroiled in a controversy inv..
Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister, lied to stop Rajendra Prasad from becoming the president after t..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack External Affairs Mini..
The draft Juvenile Justice Bill takes a far more compassionate line than has been taken by several advanced coun..
Representatives of four more telecom service providers on Tuesday appeared before the Special Investigation Team..
Sister Nirmala, who succeeded Mother Teresa as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, died here on Tue..
India, since Independence, has achieved modest success when it comes to some aspects of public health, but much ..
The Delhi government on Tuesday asked the resident doctors of the government hospitals, who are on strike, to re..
Within hours after terrorist suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's parliament on Monday, India asked the intern..
Thanking Tanzania for its support to India's claim for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, Presiden..
An 81-feet Sikh military emblem in this Punjab town is quite a hit among the devotees and tourists, officials sa..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of I..
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday protested against the recent increase in power tariff in Delhi and d..
The BJP said on Tuesday it will not announce its chief ministerial candidate and instead fight the coming Bihar ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday hold talks with Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on retaining th..
The British arm of Tata Steel on Monday said it has approached the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Servic..
With most places in Karnataka likely to experience rain and thundershowers on Monday, fishermen have been cautio..
BJP ally Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) on Monday said its party chief and union Minister Upendra Kushwaha sho..
Surreptitiously reading translations of Sherlock Holmes and other detective fiction as a student amid the Cultur..
While declining comment on India's surgical strike on militants in Myanmar, the US has asked India and Pakistan ..
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Delhi municipal corporation sanitation workers who are agitat..
The home ministry on Thursday rejected the Delhi government's order transferring Home Secretary Dharam Pal, but ..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the bilateral partnership between India and Philippines will strengt..
A US federal appeals court in Manhattan has set Aug 18 for oral arguments in a case filed by a Sikh rights group..
Denying that the Telangana government has tapped anybody's phone, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Wednesday ..
British Airways (BA) has doubled the baggage allowance for students travelling from India to study in Britain, E..
Political compulsions, not secular values, forced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to accept JD-U leader Nitish Kumar as th..
A Tripura court has asked the state government to return the 85-year-old Neermahal, eastern India's lone lake pa..
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday launched a high-tech 'Badh Chala Bihar' (Bihar moving forward) initiative..
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana on Tuesday conducted searches at the residences of TDP MLA A. Reva..
Unlike the customer, the voter is not always right. His choice can sometimes be a recipe for disaster. One examp..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on a two-day "historic" visit to ..
Flagging off the Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service here on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee..
Telangana's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General A. K. Khan and intelligence chief Shivadhar Reddy on T..
Even though the Narendra Modi government has completed a year in office, the nomination of two Anglo-Indian memb..
To give a boost to regional air connectivity, the union government on Thursday said the Kadapa airport in Andhr..
The controversial changes at the helm of the National Museum and Lalit Kala Akademi are the government's attempt..
Recent statements by BJP president Amit Shah and Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar virtually ruling out the poss..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday announced e-tourist visas for all Swedish nationals during an interaction ..
With the Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan, the world's newest country, hunkered down protecting refugees as in..
Following External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj's reiteration that New Delhi's policy towards Palestine is unc..
With the Congress and the NCP backing JD-U leader Nitish Kumar as the chief ministerial candidate in the coming ..
The government will develop 1,100 islands and 300 light houses across the country to tap their tourism potential..
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday thanked Sweden for backing India's claim for permanent membership of the U..
The newly-revived Nalanda International University will take a major step forward when it floats a global tender..
Agartala, May 29 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is upgrading Agartala airport to international sta..
We are not against students' expression of freedom, but expect them to adhere to certain guidelines, IIT Madras ..
The then coal secretary, H.C. Gupta, concealed material facts related to allocation of a coal block in Jharkhand..
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) US Ambassador Richard R. Verma on Thursday said Indian students played an important rol..
The Meghalaya High Court has banned the media from publishing statements by organisations that call for shutdown..
Members of the first Indian team that scaled Mount Everest 50 years ago are planning to help out in the rehabili..
Life was disrupted here on Wednesday by a protest shutdown called by traders and lawyers to press for setting up..
He is being accused of 'failing miserably' and is being dubbed 'spineless' by opposition parties in West Bengal...
Girls again performed better than boys in the CBSE Class 12 results that were announced here on Monday, an offic..
After being crowned Indian Premier League (IPL) champions for the second time, Mumbai Indians invited their jubi..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hopeful of winning the Bihar ..
AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa was sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on ..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the central government had issued a "clarificatory no..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday the approach to governance in India has seen a complete transformat..
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday described former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, assassinated on this day ..
India might operate direct bus services soon between the northeastern states and Kolkata via Bangladesh to ferry..
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday began 'padyatra' in Adilabad district of Telangana to console fam..
Political parties on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court order putting on hold the Delhi government's circular t..
India has hit out against countries that as a "deliberate policy" arm terrorists and called fo..
A state government-undertaking of Odisha has been selected for an international award for its contribution in pi..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he wants to work on a roadmap to qualitatively upgrade economic relat..
Paying homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on the eve of his birth anniversary, President Pranab Mukher..
State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) on Monday said it is setting up four 270 MW..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's defining trait is determination and an absolute commitment to success, says Briti..
A younger person should head the Defence Research & Development Organisation, Defence Minister Manohar Parri..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday morning inaugurated the Salt Mountain, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gan..
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to a hospital in capital here Monday.
India Tuesday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile from a military ..
Minister for Ports and Excise K. Babu who also handles aviation issues, said the state government would not thru..
In a massive operation against the Maoists, security forces have laid siege to a hill in Jharkhand, entrapping n..