Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Tuesday February 21, 2017
This is 2017 and as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's followers insist, we "liberals" remain stuck on his alleged role in 2002 and not his development agenda. One can agree that the allegations have grains of truth in it. But every time, we the liberals try to focus on the work done by the NDA government or hear Modi speak about the welfare of UP, he ...
World News | Reuters | Friday February 17, 2017
US President Donald Trump was wasting his time deriding the media over their coverage of his administration, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday, citing the example of British wartime leader Winston Churchill.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday February 15, 2017
Voting has ended in Uttarakhand's 69 constituencies spread across 13 districts (7 in Garhwal region and the remaining 6 in Kumaon region of the state). Residents of Uttarakhand voted today to decide who will form the next government in the state. The overall voter turnout was 68%, which is 1.2% higher than the 2012 Assembly election (66.8%). The BJ...
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Saturday February 11, 2017
Polling was held in 73 assembly constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in the first of seven phases of what is billed as a semi-final before the 2019 national election. A turnout of 64.2 per cent was recorded, 3 per cent better than that registered in 2012 state elections. The pressure is on the BJP which swept the region in the 2014 n...
India News | Saturday February 11, 2017
The first phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly electionsis taking place today in the key constituencies of Mathura, Meerut, Ghaziabad and Noida, among others. The give-phase election in India's largest state is expected to be an intense, high-octane three way contest between the BJP, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance.Whil...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Aloke Tikku | Thursday February 9, 2017
For the first time, the Supreme Court today issued contempt notice to a sitting high court judge, Justice CS Karnan for levelling allegations against former judges of the Supreme Court and sitting judges of Madras High Court. A Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Karnan had recently written to the Prime Minister levelling corruption charges against ...
India News | Edited By Arshia Dhar | Tuesday January 31, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged parties "to help in the smooth functioning" of parliament, pointing out that "This is the first time the budget has been advanced by a month."
Opinion | Jyoti Malhotra | Friday January 27, 2017
The sight of Arab troops marching down Rajpath for the first time ever is an intensely transforming moment, not only for India's relationship with the United Arab Emirates - from where the contingent came - or the rest of the Arab world, but also an incredibly ambitious attempt by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to once again pitch himself as a reliab...
Offbeat | Edited by Amrita Kohli | Thursday January 26, 2017
It's that time of the year when citizens get together to celebrate the country. This year marks our nation's 68th Republic Day.As a sense of patriotic fervor takes over citizens of India, here's how you can wish everyone a Happy Republic Day.
India News | Edited by Deepshika Ghosh | Wednesday January 25, 2017
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone for the first time last night and swapped invitations during what was described as a warm conversation. President Trump "emphasized that the US considers India a true friend and partner in addressing challenges around the world", the White House said in a readout of the c...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 22, 2017
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Sunday claimed that the BJP will taste another electoral defeat in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.Mocking at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said the voters of Delhi and Bihar had already given "talaq" to the saffron party and it was going to get the same "message" for the third time from the vot...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 23, 2017
US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak Sunday for the first time since his inauguration, with Israel already taking advantage of his support by pushing through settlement plans.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 22, 2017
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak Sunday for the first time since his inauguration, with Israel already taking advantage of his support by pushing through settlement plans.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 18, 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit blueprint on Tuesday, announcing for the first time that Britain will leave Europe's single market in order to control EU immigration.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 17, 2017
Canada's ethics watchdog is investigating Justin Trudeau for potential breaches related to his recent holiday on an island owned by the Aga Khan, the first time a prime minister has faced such scrutiny, media reported on Monday.
Tamil Nadu News | Edited by Arun Nair | Friday January 13, 2017
The DMK hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Jallikattu issue, saying that he had time to meet actors but not theAIADMK MPs who had sought a meeting with him to discuss about holding the banned bulltaming sport in Tamil Nadu during Pongal.
India News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Wednesday January 11, 2017
Intensifying their attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trinamool Congress leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee for the third time since the demonetisation drive was announced and accused the centre of imposing a "super emergency" and indulging in "vendetta politics".
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Tuesday January 10, 2017
For the second time after Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the national election and relocated to Delhi, the Vibrant Gujarat summit is being held in the state capital of Gandhinagar. PM Modi will address the event at about 5.20 pm. His audience of nearly 15,000 will include the heads of foreign governments, Nobel Prize Winners, Corporate India boss...
Monday January 9, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening inaugurated an international exchange in Gujarat that he said will work 22 hours every day "starting when Japan's markets open and ending when US markets close." It aims to win market share from financial hubs such as Singapore and Hong Kong by investing in technology and offering a response time of four mi...
India News | Written by Manish Kumar | Monday January 9, 2017
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today spoke for the first time on ally Lalu Yadav's party taking offence to their leader being seated on the ground instead of with him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a religious event last week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 6, 2017
Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday for a second time as part of a probe into whether he illegally accepted gifts from wealthy supporters, police said.
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar, Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday January 5, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dispensed the first three minutes of his speech in Patna today on triple-A praise for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whose prohibition policy he later highlighted as "inspirational."
India News | Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Saturday December 31, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it was high time for all political parties in India to sit together and discuss ways to bring about transparency in their finances.
Brian Fung, The Washington Post | Friday December 30, 2016
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Rohan Naravane | Friday December 30, 2016
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India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top economists, officials and members of the Niti Aayog this evening to take stock of the economy, especially in view of the notes ban and the cash crunch that has followed. PM Modi, during the meeting, said the budget cycle has an effect on the real economy, and "the date of budget presentation is being advanced, s...
Delhi News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 23, 2016
Najeeb Jung, whose resignation yesterday as Delhi's Lieutenant Governor surprised many, told NDTV today that he had asked to quit twice before, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged him to carry on. Mr Jung, 66, said this time, he insisted he wanted to quit on personal grounds.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 18, 2016
Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant-General Bipin Rawat's selection as the next army chief, superceding two senior officers, has triggered a political storm. After former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi overlooked General SK Sinha to make General AS Vaidya the army chief in 1983, this is the second time in 33 years when the government hasn't followed ...
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday December 16, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today levelled charges against two former premiers, his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh and Indira Gandhi, of ignoring basic steps to fight corruption. Obvious and recommended methods include demonetisation, he told his party's parliamentarians this morning, at a time when his government is being asked to explain the vast...
World News | Pamela Constable, The Washington Post | Tuesday December 13, 2016
First there was a moment of panic, when Pakistanis struggled to absorb the news last month that Donald Trump, who had threatened to bar foreign Muslims from the United States and suggested it was time to "get tough" with Pakistan for sheltering terrorists, was the U.S. president-elect.