India News | NDTV.com | Thursday November 26, 2015
"I am a living example of PM Modi's tolerance .. he forgave me though I publicly attacked him," Human Resource Minister Smriti Irani told NDTV's Barkha Dutt in an exclusive interview on Tuesday. Tearing into actor Aamir Khan for his comments on perceived "intolerance", Ms Irani also said that his criticism at a public event in the presence of a uni...
India News | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Union Minister Smriti Irani says she finds Rahul Gandhi "copying" her style of giving speeches.
India News | Reported by Barkha Dutt, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 13, 2015
Two of the men who have been in the news most since the Bihar election result today had a meeting that drew much interest and speculation.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Sunday November 1, 2015
If public intellectuals are ostracized or vilified from speaking their minds, India risks becoming a "cultural dictatorship", world famous music conductor Zubin Mehta has said, calling the protest by writers, filmmakers and scientists returning honours "brave".
Bihar | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Nitish Kumar has said that it was the BJP, and not him, that cancelled a dinner in 2010, an incident referenced repeatedly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he has attacked the Bihar Chief Minister in election speeches.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "silence" along with that of institutions like the Sahitya Akademi is permitting a new "degree of thuggish violence" in India, celebrated Mumbai-born author Salman Rushdie said, amid a raging debate over 'rising intolerance' in India.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri has claimed that after the 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008, an American delegation led by Senator John McCain had shared the possibility of India carrying out "limited air strikes" at the headquarters of Lashkar e Taiba near Lahore.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Monday October 5, 2015
His father was lynched by a murderous mob and his brother is battling for his life but the son of Mohammed Akhlaq, the Dadri resident who was killed over beef rumours, did not show a trace of bitterness or cynicism
India News | Written by Barkha Dutt | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The world's richest man Bill Gates today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "double or more than double" what India spends on healthcare services.
India News | Written by Barkha Dutt | Thursday September 24, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with 47 top American CEOs for dinner at the Walforf Astoria on Monday, he will be inviting them to feast on India - literally. An all organic meal prepared by four-time Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna will be based on the foods of the Festivals of India, from the south to the North-east.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday September 23, 2015
"India's reservation policy has become a disaster" - that was the scathing critique from celebrated economist Jagdish Bhagwati in an interview to NDTV's Buck Stops Here from New York's Columbia University.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday September 23, 2015
In the first summit of its kind in more than ten years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a power-packed special summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in US to push for a permanent seat for India on the global body's Security Council.
India News | Written by Barkha Dutt | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Will they, won't they? That familiar old question is back as speculation grows over a possible India-Pakistan meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday August 19, 2015
India will not call off next week's talks with Pakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz despite the fact that he will meet with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi, government sources said today. They added that India "has a surprise for Pakistan in the talks" but did not elaborate.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday August 14, 2015
General VP Malik, the Army Chief, who led India to victory during the Kargil War, was the Prime Minister's personal choice for mediating back-channel talks between the government and military veterans who are leading the protests for One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Thursday August 13, 2015
The terrorist caught after attacking Indian soldiers in Jammu last week is confirmed as a Pakistani citizen, said India's top counter-terror official to NDTV today. This is the first high-level government response to link the Udhampur attack to Pakistan.
Press Release | NDTV | Friday August 7, 2015
NDTV's The Buck Stops Here - Srinagar Floods Coverage has been announced as one of the 8 international nominees for the 2015 News & Current Affairs categories for its week-long ground reportage and broadcasts on the floods in Jammu and Kashmir. This is the first time that India is nominated in the News category.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday August 7, 2015
Mohammed Naved, the terrorist captured yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur, left Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on May 27 and crossed the Line of Control into India on June 2.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Thursday August 6, 2015
Mohammed Naved, the terrorist captured yesterday in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur, entered Jammu and Kashmir over a month and half ago during the holy period of Ramzan.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter today, objecting to his 'DNA' comment made recently at a rally in Muzaffarpur, sources have told NDTV.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The state showed "bias" and an absence of "zeal" in persecuting those accused of killing more than 900 people during the Mumbai riots of 1992, says the judge who headed the probe.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Thursday July 30, 2015
Hours after Yakub Memon was hanged for his role in the deadly serial blasts in Mumbai in 1993, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told NDTV he has "no qualms" about the execution because "full access to justice has been given to the convict, he was convicted of a heinous crime".
India News | Reported by Barkha Dutt, Ruby Dhingra and Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Written by Suparna Singh | Wednesday July 15, 2015
A mining baron arrested on charges of being a prime player in the Vyapam or jobs scandal in Madhya Pradesh paid for the air tickets and other undefined expenses of top leaders of the BJP and its ideological parent, the RSS, according to an income tax report from 2013.
India News | Reported by Barkha Dutt, Written by Suparna Singh | Monday July 13, 2015
NDTV has today accessed exclusive information on how computer files that are key evidence in the case include the Governor in an alleged payroll of bribe-takers and officials who misused their positions.