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".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has criticised frequent remarks made by political pundits on the "root cause" of violence against women and asserted that there should be no compromise on the issue of dignity of women compromise.
Hyderabad city-based start-up Smartur has developed a mobile application (app) built on augmented reality that allows users of Android phone users and iOS mobile devices to click a selfie with Indian spaceship Mangalyaan that is due to land on Mars next week.
The Central Bureau of Investigation questioned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in connection with Saradha ponzi scam in Chennai on Saturday, sources in the agency said. Mrs Chidambaram has denied being questioned.
Mahadeo Jankar, president of Rashtriya Samaj Party (RSP), a part of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance of opposition parties) has asked Shiv Sena and BJP to finalize the seat-sharing formula by tomorrow, threatening that he would be out of the alliance otherwise.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has begun its brainstorming session to resolve a crisis with its oldest ally in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing the party's central election committee meeting to discuss ways to convince the Sena to accept its formula of contesting 135 seats each in next month's assembly election in Maharashtra.
In a major step that will aid India track and recover black money stashed abroad, G20 finance ministers on Sunday agreed on allowing automatic sharing of all bank information with tax authorities at the end of each year, starting 2017.
The world is undoubtedly witnessing a twenty-first century Asian space race and the Indian elephant and the Chinese dragon are both competing furiously. India seems to have been beaten by China in every others aspect, but New Delhi may just beat Beijing in the race to Mars.
India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the big-ticket announcements expected to be made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high-profile visit to the US, beginning on September 26.