New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: Any Indian can now recommend any achiever for the prestigious Padma Awards, with the government throwing open the nomination process to general public to make it transparent and curb the crony culture of influence and lobbying.
Washington D.C. [U.S.], Sept. 10: The United States continued to re-iterate its support towards India's membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), saying India is more than ready to join the elite group, adding that they will continue to work constructively with New Delhi and with members of the NSG on India's accession in the months ahead.
New Delhi [India]: With leader of opposition in the Delhi assembly Vijender Gupta accusing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sharad Chauhan of threatening his life and lodged an FIR with the Delhi Police, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said Gupta made an excuse to leave the House, because neither he nor any of his party members had guts to listen to what the government was saying during the discussion.
New Delhi [India]: The India-Nepal Home Secretary Level Talks were held here on September 8-9, where both sides reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral security cooperation between the two countries and agreed to strengthen it further.
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 9: Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for calling Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'Khat Sabha' a flop show, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that this reflected the frustration and jealousy on part of the saffron party that has not been able to host such a thriving programme.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Congress on Friday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be greeted with protests wherever he goes due to his double standards on the issue of women's safety.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Congress Party on Friday alleged that 'anarchist' Arvind Kejriwal always tries to go against the constitutional procedures as he did by appointing 21 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries without the concurrence of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.
Patiala (Punjab) [India], Sept. 9: With Awaaz-e-Punjab founder and former BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "behaving like the East India Company", suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Friday said the way AAP national convener and his associates are working it would indeed not be wrong to compare them with the East India Company.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Friday said that a state cannot escape or avoid responsibility for promoting terrorism by saying it is non-state.
Amritsar (Punjab), [India], Sept. 9: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday assured the people of Punjab that if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is voted to power in the state, Amritsar would be given the status of a 'holy city'.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for attempting to brand the NDA Government as anti-poor and said those born with golden spoon are not able to digest the fact that a poor man's son is today the country's Prime Minister.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Sept. 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday downplayed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's move to launch a new political party ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls and said that it would comment on the same only after a formal announcement is made.
Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday continued his tirade against Pakistan, saying there is one country in India's neighbourhood whose competitive advantage rests solely in producing and exporting terrorism.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: After the government announced a surge pricing on tickets for high-speed trains, the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that it is PM Modi's policy to provide benefits to rich industrialist by looting the common people.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sept. 8: Ahead of the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, a Singaporean delegation led by Ajit Singh, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore, today, met with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior bureaucrats from the state government.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: Praising the Delhi High Court's decision cancelling the appointment of AAP's 21 parliamentary secretaries, the Congress on Thursday said that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party should take some lessons from the order as they don't do anything except lying.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday signed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, paving the way for it to become law.
Chandigarh [India], Sept. 8: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday formally launched a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', which will contest the Punjab assembly elections next year.
Vientiane [Laos], Sep. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplaned for India after the completion of his two-day visit to Laos to attend the 14th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - India Summit where he also held bilateral talks with many leaders here.
Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday proposed a joint task force on connectivity to work on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, while also proposing to enhance the ASEAN-India Fund with an additional grant of US $ 50 million.
Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that rising export of terror, growing radicalization through ideology of hatred and spread of extreme violence define the landscape of common security threats to our societies.
Washington D.C. [US], Sept. 8: The United States has completely denied the statement made by Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), that the new pact between India and America against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is "against the Muslim World and bulwark Pakistan".
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: "I have a deep bond with India; I feel it in my heart. My dream is to go there and inshallah I shall. Please grant me a visa, but even if you don't, I will reach India somehow".
New Delhi [India]: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday condemned Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif's assertion that Islamabad would continue to support the people of the valley on the "diplomatic and ethical" fronts, saying the Asian neighbour which now stands exposed seems to have forgotten the fact that they have already lost three wars on Kashmir.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was deaprting for Punjab today, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women wing staged a protest against him at the New Delhi Railway Station here, demanding him to speak on the misconduct of his MLAs against women and seeking expulsion of Ashutosh from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Chandigarh [India], Sept. 8: Lending a serious blow to the hopes of AAP in Punjab, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu along with former Indian hockey team captain Pargat Singh will formally launch 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', the new political front here today, which will be contesting the Punjab assembly elections next year.
London (United Kingdom): India's Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre on Wednesday held a meeting with United Kingdom Minister of Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin where they discussed a wide range...
New Delhi [India], Sept. 6: With the Aam Admi Party (AAP) gearing to take strong action against their own MLA Devinder Sehrawat for claiming the party's representatives in Punjab are "exploiting women in return for election candidature", the latter has asserted that he is ready to face any action and that he stands by what he said.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the national capital on Monday night after attending the G-20 Summit, where he was present for the remaining sessions of the summit and bilateral meetings with top leaders of the world.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday defended the practice of triple talaq to divorce the women by telling the Supreme Court that Personal laws of a community cannot be 're-written' in the name of...