Blog | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Fail - the unsurprising report card from the Congress for one year of the Modi government.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi of the US commitment to help fight Islamic State militants in an effort at damage control on Monday after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned Iraqi troops' desire to fight.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas | Friday May 22, 2015
The decision to allocate a coal field in Jharkhand to industrialist Naveen Jindal's company was taken by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, two senior government officers accused of corruption said today in court.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
The BJP-led government has laid a "solid foundation" for ease of doing business in India and is working hard to achieve its goal of keeping it corruption-free, Union Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said.
World News | Agencies | Thursday May 21, 2015
"Please enter the required information accurately and truthfully. Write clearly and legibly. Name, age, marital status. Do you wish to execute a suicide operation?"
Thomson Reuters | Thursday May 21, 2015
A government proposal to attract thousands of tonnes of gold owned by households into a bank deposit scheme will likely fail in its current form as it does not address some key concerns for banks and consumers.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 20, 2015
The Venezuelan government's second most powerful figure, Diosdado Cabello, denied on Tuesday that he was involved in the drug trade after US media reports said he and other officials were under investigation for trafficking and money laundering.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Government subsidies have forced major US airlines out of the Indian market, chief executive of Delta Airlines Richard Anderson said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Government subsidies have forced major US airlines out of the Indian market, a top airlines executive has said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 18, 2015
The US military said today that the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State (IS) group was "a setback" but vowed the Iraqi government backed by American air power would eventually seize back control of the western city.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 18, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday he was confident the Islamic State takeover of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi would be reversed in coming weeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 16, 2015
Malaysia's prime minister said today that he would seek help from Myanmar to address the unfolding "humanitarian catastrophe" involving a wave of boatpeople flooding to Southeast Asia, thousands of whom are ethnic Rohingya fleeing oppression in the m...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 15, 2015
American and Cuban officials will meet on May 21 to discuss reopening embassies and tackle broader migration, security and environmental issues, the US State Department said on Thursday.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Rahul Gandhi today attacked the government in Parliament over its proposal to change the rules for buying farm land for projects. Mr Gandhi accused the government of trying to snatch land belonging to farmers to appease industrialists.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 9, 2015
The US government has labelled Al Jazeera's bureau chief in Pakistan's capital as a member of Al Qaeda and put him on a watch list of suspected terrorists, an online magazine reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 8, 2015
A Canadian appellate court released former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr on bail Thursday, rejecting the government's attempt to keep him in prison while he fights a US conviction for murdering an American soldier.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 7, 2015
The US government is moving too slowly to counter the Islamic State group's fast-paced online propaganda and vast recruitment efforts, experts and lawmakers said Thursday.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Thursday May 7, 2015
Sitaram Yechury, the new head of the CPI (M), has for the first time admitted that the party should have found a more people-friendly reason than the Indo-US nuclear deal to withdraw support to Dr Manmohan Singh's government in 2008.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 6, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Djibouti on Wednesday for talks with the government and to visit a key US military base from where pilots fly missions over Yemen and Somalia.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said on Monday he would continue to give paid speeches while his wife, Hillary Clinton, runs for president amid criticism of the income her family draws from people, including foreigners, with business before the U....
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Former US president Bill Clinton said in an interview that aired Monday he will keep giving lucrative speeches "to pay our bills" while wife Hillary Clinton runs for the White House.
Sunday May 3, 2015
Logging a fresh one-year high, India's exposure to US government securities reached $101.7 billion as the country purchased bonds worth nearly $10 billion in just one month.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sri Lanka today to offer support for newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena after years of tensions with the former government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa over human rights.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 1, 2015
The US is seeking clarification from India on suspension of licenses of several thousands non-governmental organisations (NGO), a State Department spokesperson said.