India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Friday March 24, 2017
Over breakfast at his home this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tabled a few health warnings for his party's MPs from Uttar Pradesh: that they should not seek favours from newly-installed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and that while the BJP's record win in the state is an impressive feat, there's no time to sit back and relax.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday March 22, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed his displeasure at lack of minimum attendance in parliament stalling work and held out a warning that BJP lawmakers cannot afford to ignore. "I can call any of you anytime," the Prime Minister said in a meeting, asking his partymen to make sure they do not miss a single day in parliament.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Monday March 20, 2017
BJP's N Biren Singh, who took oath as Manipur's Chief Minister on March 15, has to prove his majority in the state assembly today. Despite being the second largest party - with 21 legislators - in the recently-concluded assembly elections, the BJP claims to have the support of 33 legislators with the help of regional parties and independent lawmake...
Seshan Vijayraghvan (With inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 19, 2017
The new twin-tube tunnel on the new Jammu-Srinagar National Highway four-lane project is reportedly ready for public usage and will soon be open to traffic. At 9.2 km, this is the longest road tunnel in the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the highway tunnel by month-end.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 15, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today given a grand welcome by members in the Lok Sabha as he entered the House for the first time after the assembly elections.
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Monday March 13, 2017
Manohar Parrikar will take oath as Goa Chief Minister for the fourth time tomorrow. He declared today that he has resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers to go back to Goa as its Chief Minister. The incumbent BJP with 13 seats claims to have support of eight other legislators needed to cross the magic mark. Mr Parrikar wil...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 9, 2017
A Frenchwoman with Down's Syndrome will realise a "dream" by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 7, 2017
A phone call from US President Donald Trump interrupted a police inquiry into Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was on Monday being questioned for a fourth time over suspicions of corruption.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 6, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Uttar Pradesh government had been blocking all the efforts of the Centre to develop the state - to the extent of not allowing a Ring Road around Varanasi. The ancient temple town, he told the people, should be modern but at the same time retain its heritage - but the state government was not cooperating. ...
Gadgets 360 Staff | Saturday March 4, 2017
Like Reliance Jio, Airtel is providing 1GB of data per day for 28-day period under the new Rs. 345 and Rs. 549 recharge packs.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Saturday March 4, 2017
Nearly 57 per cent voting took place till 5 pm in eastern Uttar Pradesh's 49 assembly seats that went to polls in the sixth phase today. The number was higher than last time but much lower than Manipur which voted for 38 of its 60 seats in the first of two phases today, registering an 84 per cent turnout. The north-eastern state is voting in the mi...
India News | Written by Suparna Singh | Tuesday February 28, 2017
Gopal Dada, the village barber, is lying on a charpai, lulled horizontal by forces other than the overpowering sun. "I voted for the BJP and Modi. Not Hema Malini," he says about the actor-politician who represents the area in parliament. An obligatory effort at trying to stand up is quickly shelved. "This time around, it will not be BJP. The Jats,...
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...