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  • Cracks in democracy: India drops ten places in Democracy Index
    Cracks in democracy: India drops ten places in Democracy Index
    New Delhi, January 22 (IANS) Citing erosion of civil liberties in the country, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) put India 10 ranks lower at the 51st place out of 167 countries in its Democracy Index's global ranking released on Wednesday.…
  • Interpol issues notice against fugitive godman Nithyananda
    New Delhi, January 22 (IANS) The Interpol has issued a Blue Corner notice against fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda, wanted in India for alleged rape and abduction, officials said on Wednesday. Officials told IANS that the notice was issued…
  • India ignores Trump's mediation offer
    India ignores Trump's mediation offer
    New Delhi, January 22 (IANS) India on Wednesday ignored US President Donald Trump's yet another attempt to offer mediation with Pakistan on Kashmir. President Trump on Tuesday at World Economic Forum (WEF) summit in Davos had revealed that he and…
  • Television journalists are seen outside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
    SC refuses to stay Citizenship Act, Centre gets 4 weeks to reply
    Television journalists are seen outside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis   New Delhi, January 22 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the Centre four weeks to respond to pleas…
  • Closely following Kashmir issue, can help, says Trump
    Closely following Kashmir issue, can help, says Trump
    New Delhi, January 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his offer to "help" on the Kashmir issue, saying the US was "watching and closely following" the developments in the Valley. Trump made the statement ahead of his talks…
  • A protester holds an effigy depicting billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi during a rally in Kolkata, February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo
    India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate Nirav Modi
    A protester holds an effigy depicting billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi during a rally in Kolkata, February 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo   MUMBAI, January 21 (Reuters) - The seized assets of Indian diamond magnate Nirav Modi,…
  • 2 militants among 4 killed in Kashmir encounter
    Srinagar, January 21 (IANS) Two militants and two security men were killed in an ongoing encounter in the Tral area of south Kashmir on Tuesday. The two security men included an army jawan and a Special Police Office (SPO), who were injured during…
  • Abrogation of Article 370 will have positive impact: Naqvi
    Srinagar, January 21 (IANS) Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article 370 will have a positive impact on the people. The BJP ministers started their Kashmir outreach programme on Tuesday. Addressing a gathering at…
  • Modi and Shah drag on democracy, lying on CAA: Kapil Sibal
    New Delhi, January 21 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of lying to the nation over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said that they are a 'drag on democracy'. Sibal…
  • Hospital staff observe as the bodies of eight Indian tourists who died due to suspected suffocation are carried inside an ambulance while being taken for postmortem in Kathmandu, Nepal January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
    Eight Indian tourists die in Nepal after lighting gas heater in hotel
    Hospital staff observe as the bodies of eight Indian tourists who died due to suspected suffocation are carried inside an ambulance while being taken for postmortem in Kathmandu, Nepal January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar   KATHMANDU,…
  • No going back on CAA: Shah tells opposition
    No going back on CAA: Shah tells opposition
    Lucknow, January 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the opposition and dared it to protest as much as they can for the Modi government will not take back the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Shah…
  • India's richest 1% holds over 40% of national wealth: Report
    India's richest 1% holds over 40% of national wealth: Report
    Key findings of Oxfam's 'Time to Care' report. (IANS Infographics)   Mumbai, January 21 (IANS): A recent report on Monday showed that India's richest 1 per cent of the population hold 42.5 per cent of national wealth while the bottom 50 per cent,…
  • IMF lowers India growth estimate to 4.8% for 2019; cuts global forecasts too
    IMF lowers India growth estimate to 4.8% for 2019; cuts global forecasts too
    Workers erect scaffolding at a construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata, India, July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De ChowdhuriReuters   WASHINGTON/DAVOS, January 20 (Reuters) - Global growth appears to have bottomed out but there is no…
  • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the students, teachers and parents during the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020’, in New Delhi on January 20, 2020.
    PM advises best time to study during Pariksha Pe Charcha
    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the students, teachers and parents during the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020’, in New Delhi on January 20, 2020. (PIB Photo)   New Delhi, January 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday…
  • End of Shah era? Nadda is the new BJP Boss
    End of Shah era? Nadda is the new BJP Boss
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi with newly elected BJP National President JP Nadda (C), after the latter was elected as the new chief of the BJP unit unopposed, at BJP HQ in New Delhi, Monday, January. 20, 2020. Veteran party leader LK Advani (L) and…
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