In an exclusive interview to NDTV's Prannoy Roy, US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the US government's earlier decision to deny Narendra Modi a visa, the allegations that the BJP was cleared as a potential target of surveillance by the National Security Agency or NSA, and the stand-off with Delhi on a key WTO global customs deal. India has refused to sign unless the world body approves its stockpiling of food for the poor.
The Narendra Modi government's first big reforms push, the Insurance Bill, has run into some rough weather. It was not taken up in the Rajya Sabha today and the government hopes to discuss it in the House on Monday now.
Nearly 6,000 Indians are currently languishing in foreign jails with maximum of 1,400 being lodged in Saudi Arabia, government said today.
After a series of desertions in the election year, the ruling Congress in Haryana may face another jolt as its senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh, who has openly revolted against the Chief Minister, appears set to dump the party and join BJP.
PM Modi Was Denied Visa by a Different Government, We Welcome him: John Kerry to NDTV
New BJP President Amit Shah today asked party MPs to strive hard to continue the winning streak in the forthcoming Assembly elections in four states and bypolls in some other states by adhering to "Sampark, Samvaad and Samanvay" (communication, dialogue and coordination) between them and the voters.
A day after a three-year-old boy fell into boiling sugar syrup and died after being hit by a speeding e-rickshaw, the Delhi High Court has ordered the vehicles off the road.
The Supreme Court today dismissed the Tamil Nadu government's appeal against a Madras High Court order quashing a case of land-grab registered against DMK treasurer MK Stalin. "Let there be peace," a bench of Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai and Justice NV Ramana remarked.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said that "private conversations should not be misused for capital gains", his assessment of the political controversy that has placed his party president Sonia Gandhi against former Congress leader Natwar Singh.
Maya Kodnani, a former minister in the Gujarat government who has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the riots of 2002, will remain on bail for now, the Gujarat High Court said today.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting India. His trip focuses on pressing India to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, which the US has described as a test of the country's commitment to economic liberalisation.
"I will write my own book and then everyone will know the truth," Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today, responding to comments by former Congressman Natwar Singh in an interview about his new autobiography.
Bishan village in Haryana's Jhajjar district looks like any other village in the state. However, behind its silent facade are some last minute preparations to get a celebration started, for this is the native village of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag, who became the 26th Chief of the 1.3 million-strong Indian Army on Thursday.
The first big reforms of the two-month-old Narendra Modi government has hit the Opposition roadblock. The Congress has said that the Insurance Amendment Bill and the Sebi Act which the government had planned to introduce in Parliament today, should be first referred to a select committee.
Outgoing Army Chief General Bikram Singh said today that the Indian Army gave a "befitting reply" after a soldier was beheaded by Pakistani troops in 2013 along the Line of Control (LoC).