Two days after a clash between the alleged supporters of Congress MP Sanjay Singh's son Anant Vikram Singh and police, the Congress leader's daughter Shaivya Singh yesterday requested the Uttar Pradesh government to provide security to her mother and family members.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead the Indian delegation at a conference of Home and Interior Ministers of SAARC countries to be held in Kathmandu on September 19 where terrorism, piracy, trafficking of drugs, and women and children will top the agenda.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today said he "really wanted" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in a crucial climate change summit in New York next week to mobilise political will for a universal and meaningful climate agreement.
A week after his visit to New Delhi, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday called up PM Narendra Modi and thanked him for the warm hospitality as the two leaders agreed to actively follow up on the decisions reached.
With his new book creating a major controversy, former CAG Vinod Rai on Tuesday said he has nothing personal against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but all the "acclaim and the blame" has to be taken by the head of the government.
It will make no dent in the BJP's massive majority in Rajasthan, but the Congress' win in three of four assembly seats in by-elections in the state is cause for pause for the ruling party. All four seats were held by BJP legislators who became MPs in May this year. The party has managed to retain just one - the Kota South seat. The Congress has won Surajgarh, Weir and Nasirabad.
A day after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said it would settle for nothing less than a 50-50 partnership over contesting seats in next month's Maharashtra assembly elections, its ally, the Congress, said that this wasn't possible.
Providing relief to flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir is a priority area for the Narendra Modi government. But the Vice-Chancellor of a university in Ujjain was attacked on Monday, allegedly by radical saffron groups, for asking students to help the people in J&K.