• India to appeal against Italian court decision on AgustaWestland deal March 18, 2014

    The government of India will file an appeal against the order of an Italian court which rejected India's request to encash bank guarantees on the AgustaWestland chopper deal. India had deposited over 278 million euros as collateral for the agreement to buy 12 VVIP choppers but cancelled the deal citing...
  • India puts on hold search for missing plane on Malaysia's request March 16, 2014

    India has put on hold the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the request of the Malaysian government. The Malaysian government wants to reassess the week-old hunt for the Boeing 777 that is suspected of being deliberately flown to an unknown destination "The Malaysian authorities are reassessing...
  • Malaysia asks India to join search and rescue operations March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Malaysian Authorities have requested India to be part of the multinational search operation for the missing plane. Official Sources say that Malaysian Authorities had contacted India on Tuesday requesting for help. It was thereafter decided that there will be designated contact point on both the Malaysian and...
  • PM Manmohan Singh meets Sri Lankan President in Myanmar March 4, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC summit in Myanmar on Tuesday. The meeting came amidst growing criticism from Tamil parties that the government is ignoring the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils. The meeting also comes at a...
  • BIMSTEC Summit : PM to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sheikh Hasina March 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold dialogue with his Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar, which could be his last official foreign visit. This comes as another vote is expected at the UN Human Rights Council this month in Geneva...
  • PM Manmohan Singh to meet Sri Lankan President in Myanmar March 4, 2014

    Naypyidaw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold dialogue with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar, which could be his last official foreign visit. This comes as another vote is expected at the UN Human Rights Council this month in...
  • Strict decisions taken to stop Hindu killings: Bangladesh Minister January 17, 2014

    Over a thousand Hindu homes and shops have been burnt down in Bangladesh in post-poll violence. The Bangladesh parliamentary elections which re-elected Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina saw severe bloodshed. The violence is apparently being carried out by Jamaat-e-Islami activists and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party. The Bangladesh government has assured to...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside China January 11, 2014

    The programme covers all about rise and success of China as well as the challenges facing the country. China has changed its face in the recent past with Beijing and Shanghai emerging beaming with skyscrapers. ...
  • Devyani case: BJP demands apology from US, Khurshid says talks on December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reiterated its demand for an apology from the United States of America and said entire case is cooked up. "The foreign policy of US is being determined by its state department, the over zealous Preet Bharara who have own agenda and ambition. The...
  • Rajasthan: Will promises be fulfilled this election in Bharatpur? November 29, 2013

    Bharatpur: Just two days before Rajasthan goes to the polls, development remains the foremost agenda for the people in Bharatpur. However, an uneasy calm has prevailed in Bharatpur since the September 2011 riots. Children in Barauli village near the Rajasthan-Uttar Pradesh border may not know much about wider politics but...
  • Rajasthan poll: Development not on agenda for villages in the state November 19, 2013

    Jaisalmer: The bugle for the Battle for Rajasthan which is a straight two-way contest between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been sounded. While election activities are heating up, days ahead of polling in Rajasthan, women at a remote village, Nathu Ka Kuan, on the outskirts of...
  • Talks between India and Pakistan must go on: Pakistan's envoy to India Salman Bashir September 26, 2013

    Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is slated to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, terrorism has reared its ugly head in Jammu and Kashmir with two fresh terror attacks in Jammu and an infiltration bid which was foiled by Army in Kupwara. ...
  • Mamata does a U-turn over Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre and the West Bengal government are in for yet another face-off, this time over foreign policy. As the UPA government is trying to bring the Land Border agreement with Bangladesh to be ratified by Parliament, Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee has made it clear that she wont...
  • Uttarakhand: Children worst affected with no families, no schools July 16, 2013

    Guptakashi: Among the most traumatised by the Uttarakhand flash floods are children. Some have lost family members and many others have been rendered homeless. They don't have a school to go to either as most buildings have been destroyed or turned into relief camps. Children in Nalgaon have more time...
  • Victims' families in Uttarakhand villages yet to hear from govt July 16, 2013

    Guptakashi: Several villages in Uttarakhand are mourning their dead. Barasu village, on the route to Guptakashi lost 24 of its own. But a month after the disaster, the bereaved families are yet to hear from government officials about compensation. Fondly known as Dadi in Barasu village, a woman is yet...