India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra was officially named as the brand ambassador of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's prestigious Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign in her home state Haryana.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday July 21, 2015
BJP veteran Shanta Kumar, whose damning letter to party president Amit Shah has gone public, told NDTV today that he stands by his charges and spoke his "mann ki baat" - his party is unlikely to appreciate his borrowing the title of the PM's regular radio chats to the country.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan (with inputs from Reuters) | Thursday July 16, 2015
Amid escalating hostilities along the border in Jammu and Kashmir, India today warned of "a forceful response" to ceasefire violations, but the tension is unlikely to thwart a planned meeting of National Security Advisers.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Monday July 13, 2015
As protests by students at the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) enter one month, the former chairman and eminent filmmaker Shyam Benegal has told NDTV the students must talk to Gajendra Chauhan, the man whose appointment they are opposing.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Prime Minister Modi made a significant statement today praising India's Islamic heritage, a tone in direct contrast with many of his more extreme MPs and the Sangh Parivar.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Sunday July 5, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, on the sidelines of a summit in Russia this week.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Monday July 6, 2015
On eve of a United Nations vote that condemned Israel's actions in Gaza, sources say Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a call from his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, on the issue.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday June 28, 2015
At a time when India's High Commissioner to New Zealand has been recalled following allegations that his wife assaulted a staff member, official statistics show that there have been over 40 complaints against Indian embassies over the last three years, with 27 registered last year alone.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan (with inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday June 23, 2015
After China blocked action at the United Nations against Pakistan for freeing 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India's grave concern "at the highest levels" to Beijing, said sources.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 22, 2015
The government is reportedly upset with BJP leader Ram Madhav for questioning Vice President Hamid Ansari's absence at a massive Yoga Day event in Delhi on Sunday where Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed asanas along with nearly 36,000 people.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 22, 2015
Vice President Hamid Ansari's office has told NDTV he was not invited to the Yoga Day event in Delhi after his absence was questioned by former RSS leader and BJP general secretary Ram Madhav.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The controversy over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj helping corruption-accused former Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi obtain British travel documents has triggered a war of words between two central ministries. At the heart of the dispute between the ministries of finance and external affairs is - whose job was it to appeal against court rel...
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday June 10, 2015
On a day he was sworn in as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner, KV Chowdary told NDTV that his meetings with former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha were not improper. Mr Chowdary's appointment has been mired in controversy after questions raised by senior lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Ram Jethmalani on his past.
India News | Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the go ahead to the Indian Army for a "hot pursuit" of militants into Myanmar and in a major operation, two militant camps were completely annihilated, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said today.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 10, 2015
External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and home minister Rajnath Singh today tried to allay the fears of a section of Muslim community, pointing out that practising yoga on June 21, the International Yoga Day, will not be compulsory.
India News | Nidhi Razdan | Thursday May 28, 2015
India has objected to a Swedish newspaper printing the comments of President Pranab Mukherjee on the Bofors controversy centred on whether politicians took kickbacks in exchange for buying artillery guns made in Switzerland.
India News | Nidhi Razdan | Tuesday May 26, 2015
When he warned that the ground was being laid for a massive multi-billion dollar telecom scam, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned of "harm" if he did not cooperate with the policies that were being followed, claims Pradip Baijal, who was the head of the country's telecom regulator.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Wednesday May 20, 2015
While discussing one year of the Modi government, senior minister Suresh Prabhu has admitted to NDTV that the backlash to the land reforms was the result of poor public communication of the benefits of the new rules to acquire farmland.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday May 16, 2015
Shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top Chinese CEOs and addressed a gathering of businessmen, Indian and Chinese companies signed 21 agreements worth about 22 billion dollars in Shanghai today.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan | Friday May 15, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today emphasised the need to urgently resolve the long-standing border dispute with China. "We must address issues that lead to doubts, mistrust in our relationship," he said at a university in Beijing on the second day of his three-day visit to China.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday May 14, 2015
During his 90-minute talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a series of stress points for their countries, including how China issues visas to applicants from Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims as Southern Tibet.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday May 14, 2015
The Chinese media has given a positive response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who started his three-day maiden visit to the country this morning. Both state-run "China Daily" and Global Times" sounded upbeat, saying closer ties between the two nations can usher in exciting times for Asia.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Thursday May 14, 2015
In a major departure from protocol by the Chinese leadership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first world leader to be hosted outside Beijing, at President Xi Jinping's hometown of Xi'an.
India News | Written by Nidhi Razdan | Thursday May 14, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in China early on Thursday morning on a three-day visit. His first stop is the ancient city of Xian, also the hometown of President Xi Jinping.