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  • Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of sacking Sujatha Singh, say sources 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of "curtailing" Sujatha Singh's tenure as the Foreign Secretary of India, say sources. The sacking of Sujatha Singh, who was to retire in July, is one of the reasons of tussle between her and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Sources...
  • Subrahmanyam Jaishankar takes charge as Foreign Secretary amidst controversy 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday took charge as the new Foreign Secretary of India after the Central Government sacked his predecessor Sujatha Singh, the move is likely to lead to discontent among several senior Indian Foreign Service officers. Jaishankar, who turned 60 on January 9, was due...
  • Delhi elections: In 8 days, 8 senior BJP leaders to speak on 8 key issues of the city, say sources 5 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the battle for Delhi enters its final phase, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not leaving any stone unturned. In eight days, eight Cabinet ministers will be holding eight press conferences in the Delhi BJP office on key issues affecting the city. Senior party leaders like Sushma Swaraj,...
  • VHP allegedly reconverts over 100 Christian tribals to Hinduism, TMC promises strong action 6 hours 47 minutes ago

    Kolkata: There is no relief for the Central government which is battling the allegations over forced the conversion row. In a fresh case, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) allegedly reconverted over 100 tribals to Hinduism in West Bengal. The tribals were first allegedly converted to Christianity and the VHP reconverted them...
  • Anna Hazare to launch new agitation against Centre to bring back black money stashed abroad 8 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Out in the open yet again, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is preparing to launch a new agitation against the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not implementing the Lokpal Act. "The government is not serious on the issue of corruption. The Lokpal Act has not been...
  • Who is new Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar? 16 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: S Jaishankar, who on Wednesday was appointed as the new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh on the post. He was the Ambassador to the US, having been appointed in December, 2013. Jaishankar's performance as the Indian Ambassador to the US has catapulted him to the post of the coveted...
  • Indian Ambassador to US S Jaishankar is new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh 16 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major shakeup in the External Affairs Ministry, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday appointed India's Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, as the new Foreign secretary. He replaces Sujatha Singh. The major change comes just a day after US President Barack Obama left the country after a...
  • Obama brings to an end India's non-aligned policy: US Media 17 hours 12 minutes ago

    Washington: The mainstream US media has described the India visit of US President Barack Obama as a successful foreign policy initiative, with a leading daily saying his "personal chemistry" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is helping steer Indo-US relations. As Obama wrapped up his three-day trip to India, the media said...
  • BJP ropes in bigwigs: Does AAP have the edge in Delhi? 17 hours 42 minutes ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is planning an aggressive campaign in the last week in the run up to the upcoming Delhi assembly election. The party has asked the senior union Ministers to monitor the campaigning in the national capital. ...
  • Vodafone tax case: Centre not to appeal in SC against Bombay HC order 21 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court...
  • NCC days taught me valuable lessons: PM Modi 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Walking down memory lane, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday recalled his days as a young NCC cadet, saying his stint there taught him a lot, including values such as patriotism and way of life. Modi said that the annual National Cadet Corps Republic Day Camp was like a...
  • Now, click a selfie with PM Narendra Modi at Delhi's Khan Market Yesterday

    New Delhi: Combining trend with technology and using it to its best advantage, the Bharatiya Janata Party has started a new project 'Selfie with Modi'. Clicking a selfie has been a hit in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took one with BJP's symbol lotus after voting in the...
  • Rap Battle: Modi versus Obama Yesterday

    All of us, I think, have seen Epic Rap Battles on YouTube. Be it Darth Vader versus Hitler, or Gandalf versus Dumbledore, Epic Rap Battles are always hilarious. And this desi version of Epic Rap Battles does complete justice to its inspiration. Shudh Desi Rap pits US President Barack Obama...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Mann Ki Baat' with Modi, Obama Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India Yesterday

    Cartoonist Neelabh takes on the US President Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India. ...
  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh Yesterday

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Will 'Make In India' initiative boost the manufacturing sector? Yesterday

    Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). But the big question is whether the 'Make In...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama Yesterday

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': Full text of PM Modi and US President Barack Obama's address Yesterday

    English Rendering of Transcript of the special episode of 'Mann Ki Baat': PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama share their thoughts on Radio (PM Narendra Modi): Today, Barack Obama, President of the United States, joins us in a special programme of Mann Ki Baat. For the last few months,...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': World will be more secure if US, India join around shared values, says Barack Obama Yesterday

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. Speaking at the special radio programme 'Mann...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat' Live: India, US are natural partners because we have so much in common, says Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address is 'special' one as he is accompanied by US President Barack Obama. Modi had himself tweeted, "This month's 'Mann Ki Baat' episode will be a special one, where our Republic Day guest @BarackObama & I will share our thoughts together. I am eagerly looking...
  • Modi a megalomaniac, addressing US President 'Barack' "improper": Digvijaya Singh Yesterday

    Bhopal: The blossoming chemistry between the two might have led Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address US President Barack Obama by his first name during their joint media interaction on Sunday, but Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh is not impressed and finds it "improper". One of the fiercest critics of Modi,...
  • Digvijay Singh takes a jibe at Modi on 'Ghar Wapsi' issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from US President Barack Obama's speech calling for religious freedom, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday took a jibe at Narendra Modi wondering whether the Prime Minister would advise his friends in the Sangh Parivar to stop justifying 'Ghar Wapsi'. "Would Modi take his friend Barack's...
  • Obama's three-day India visit ends, US President flies to Saudi Arabia 2 days ago

    New Delhi: United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday afternoon left for Saudi Arabia from Palam Air Force Base in New Delhi after his India visit which lasted for a little over two days. Obama was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the chief guest at India's 66th Republic...
  • Republic Day celebrations witnessed rush for umbrellas, animal factor and much more 2 days ago

    The Republic Day celebrations started with a rush for umbrellas and an unflappable US President Barack Obama holding his own. Leaders too were dressed for the weather as Prime Minister Narendra Modi put the rainbow in the rain with his turban and President Pranab Mukherjee picked fur. The animal factor...
  • PM Narendra Modi's power dressing grabs everyone's attention 2 days ago

    From his stiff satrangi safa to his black bold bandhgalas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's power dressing grabbed everyone's attention including US President Barack Obama. He said, "A US newspaper once called Modi a 'fashion icon'." Modi also made sure that every event had a fresh ensemble yet there is something...
  • Why did government hold back display of military might at Republic Day parade, asks Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time. Citing a report, the former Union minister...
  • Talks not possible until Pakistan addresses our concerns: India 2 days ago

    Islamabad: India on Monday said that talks with Pakistan were not possible until Islamabad addresses concerns highlighted by New Delhi, including that of terrorism. Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan TCA Raghavan said that negotiations with Pakistan were not possible in a climate of terrorism. The talks with Pakistan did not...