As his fellow politicians stood in attention, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah was seen talking on his phone during the National Anthem being played at Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony in Kolkata today.
Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public.
The India-backed Chabahar Port in Iran is not a rival to Pakistan's Gwadar Port, which is being modernised by China, the Iranian ambassador to Pakistan said today, adding, the agreement to develop Chabahar was not limited to India and Afghanistan.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today sought an urgent report from the Telangana government over an attack on a 23-year-old Nigerian student in Hyderabad, an incident that took place amid outrage by African envoys in Delhi over killing of a Congolese youth.
Country's largest taxi aggregator Ola, which recently launched a riding offer at as low as Rs 6/km, today introduced luxury service Ola Lux in the city, under which a rider can choose from a slew of luxe cars.
Describing North East as the "gateway" to South-East Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has been pro-actively pursuing the 'Act-East Policy' and working to improve infrastructure in the region but "much more needs to be done".
An Indian-origin woman chef has been selected among the top 20 finalists of a new 100,000 euro international prize set up to honour a chef who has made an exceptional contribution to "improving society through gastronomy".
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in ensuring the release of five "innocent" Indian fishermen arrested by Iran for allegedly straying into its waters.