Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top BJP leaders on Sunday evening in Delhi and also held a one-on-one meeting with party chief Amit Shah to discuss the crisis in the alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. Sources said the BJP is prepping for the possibility of contesting next month's state elections alone.
Two days after students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University (JU) and their sympathisers organised a mammoth rally in the city, West Bengal's ruling party, the Trinamool Congress, is all set to launch a counter-rally today.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today snubbed NCP over an "ultimatum" given by party leader Praful Patel on its demand to contest 144 seats in October 15 Assembly elections, saying that such discussions are not held through press conferences.
India's Mars orbiter satellite has been on an arduous nine-month-long journey to the Red Planet, but its main rocket engine has been lying dormant for this extended period. Now, scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO will 'wake up' the engine to see if it can work at its efficient best.
Celebrities' bickering and backstabbing, arguing and mud-slinging - all this and much more returns to whet the appetite of TV viewers with the eighth season of reality show "Bigg Boss", which rolled out on Sunday.
Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced on Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.
Suspense continues on the fate of Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, with the two parties failing yet again to arrive at a seat-sharing formula on Sunday. Though Sena made its "last offer" of 119 seats, the BJP maintained that anything less than 135 was unacceptable. Both parties, though, reaffirmed their commitment to the alliance.
India has a chance to rise again as a global economic power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. The country can match with China and he has a "clear roadmap" to channelise the entrepreneurial capabilities of her 1.25 billion people, he has said.
The stand-off in Ladakh's Chumur area took a new turn today with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory.
Putting pressure on ally Congress over the deadlock regarding seat sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the NCP has said a meeting of its core committee in Mumbai on Monday will take a final call on the matter even as it asserted that it is sticking to its "original demand".