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  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi cancels Mizoram visit 19-03-2014 01:09 PM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has cancelled his proposed visit to Aizawl on Wednesday in view of the ongoing Assembly session, party sources said. Thanglawra Ngurte, member of the state PCC Media Cell, said his visit was cancelled in view of the Assembly session which began on Tuesday. The Congress...
  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe's three day visit to India begins from January 25 22-01-2014 06:55 PM

    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day official visit to India from January 25 during which he will attend the Republic Day Parade as Chief Guest and hold talks on key issues with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh for the bilateral annual summit. The discussions between the...
  • WB: Mamata Banerjee visits famine-hit Amlasole village, first by CM in 10 years 07-01-2014 06:01 PM

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited West Midnapore district's Amlasole village, which had hit headlines in 2004 for starvation deaths during Left Front rule, and said no one will be allowed to die from hunger. Recalling that she had first came the village when she was in the opposition...
  • Will welcome visit by PM Manmohan Singh: Pakistan 03-01-2014 07:38 PM

    Pakistan on Friday said it would welcome a visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has expressed hope of making a trip to the neighbouring country in the next four months, even as it sought the resumption of the composite dialogue. "There is an outstanding invitation to the Indian Prime...
  • Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on February 11 27-12-2013 06:40 PM

    In a bid to bolster BJP's prospects in 2014 elections in Odisha, party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is slated to undertake a visit to the state on February 11. During his visit, Modi is likely to address a huge public meeting at Bhubaneswar for which details are being worked...
  • No limit on Indian students in UK, but need to watch immigration, says David Cameron 14-11-2013 06:16 PM

    Seeking to allay the concerns of students looking to pursue education in the UK, British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said there was no limit on the number of Indian students in his country, although he did add that they needed to keep a tab on immigration. "There is...
  • Pranab Mukherjee to visit WB, Sikkim on November 10 08-11-2013 01:14 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Sikkim on November 10 and 11, an official statement said Friday. The President will be attending the 125th year celebrations of St. Joseph's School, North Point on November 10 in Darjeeling (West Bengal). In Gangtok (Sikkim), he will be inaugurating the 40th...
  • Work to curb effects of climate change: Prince Charles to NGOs 07-11-2013 05:23 PM

    Prince Charles on Thursday advised NGOs engaged in rehabilitation efforts in Uttarakhand to work on minimising the effects of climate change and preventing a natural disaster of the scale that hit the state in June. The Prince of Wales, who along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles began his nine-day...
  • Modi's Bihar visits aimed to disrupt peace, harmony: JD(U) 04-11-2013 11:27 PM

    The JD(U) on Monday slammed Narendra Modi alleging that his two visits to Bihar in a week was to disrupt peace and communal harmony in the state and also aimed at deriving political mileage out of the recent serial blasts. "It was an outright attempt to vitiate peace and communal...
  • Jayanthi joins the chorus against PM's visit to Sri Lanka for CHOGM 04-11-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: The controversy over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's proposed visit to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting (CHOGM) refuses to die with Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Monday requesting him to skip the summit over alleged war crimes and atrocities against Tamils in the island nation....
  • People will clean all unwanted elements from Bihar: Nitish on Modi 02-11-2013 03:57 PM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying all the unwanted elements will be cleaned out. Modi is in Patna to meet families of the October 27 blasts victims. Nitish said, "On Dhanteras, people in Bihar...
  • Pranab Mukherjee to visit Darjeeling on November 10 26-10-2013 11:59 AM

    President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a day's trip to Darjeeling on November 10 to inaugurate the 125th anniversary celebrations of North Point School, official sources said. The President would return to New Delhi on the same day. Arrangements have already started for the President's tour with district police and...
  • Hamid Ansari leaves for visit to Peru, Cuba 25-10-2013 11:41 AM

    Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday left for Lima on the first-ever visit to Peru and Cuba as part of India's thrust towards Latin America. The 8-day official visit will also take Ansari to UK where he will deliver a public lecture at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies on...
  • PM concludes Beijing meet, heads back home 24-10-2013 05:16 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday wrapped up his China visit and headed back home. The Chinese leadership described his visit as 'a great success'. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, said that maintaining peace on the India-China border is essential for mutual confidence and to boost ties. "We should do nothing...
  • Security tightened for President's Shillong visit today 21-10-2013 09:39 AM

    Shillong: Security has been tightened for the two-day visit of President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday amid 36-hour bandh called by two outlawed teror outfits in the state. Thousands of police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed along the way from the Advance Landing ground of the Air Force in upper...
  • Read full statement of PM prior to his departure for Russia, China 20-10-2013 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet Indian CEOs in Russia and China and reassure them that the UPA is investor-friendly, sources said on Sunday. The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Central Bureau of Investigation's FIR which named Aditya Birla Goup head Kumar Mangalam Birla,...
  • BJP appeals to President to reschedule his Bihar visit 07-10-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Politics continues over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra modi's scheduled rally in Patna on October 27. The Bharatiya Janata Party has appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to reschedule his Bihar visit as it was co-inciding with Modi's rally. The party had alleged that the Janata Dal United was trying...
  • US: Sikh rights group secures summons against Manmohan Singh ahead of his arrival 26-09-2013 09:42 AM

    As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in US on a four-day visit, a Sikh rights group has secured summons against him from a US court in connection with the alleged human rights violations in the counter-insurgency operations in Punjab in the 1990s. The Sikh for Justice (SFJ), the New York-based...
  • Sonia Gandhi to visit Kerala on September 29 18-09-2013 12:54 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will embark on a two-day visit to Kerala from September 29, where she is scheduled to inaugurate the campus of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, set up by the Kerala unit of the party. Gandhi had planned to visit the state earlier this month but...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee to visit West Bengal 13-09-2013 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will Saturday begin a three-day trip to West Bengal to attend a series of academic and cultural functions, it was announced Friday. According to an official communique, he will address the 160th annual general meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saturday. He...
  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul to visit riot-hit Muzaffarnagar next week to assess situation 12-09-2013 01:17 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit trouble-torn Muzaffarnagar district next week to assess the situation there. "Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit Muzaffarnagar next week to meet the riot-hit people and assess the situation there", Congress General Secretary and in-charge...
  • Sidhu to visit Amritsar after a year 04-09-2013 11:41 AM

    Amritsar: A week after a poster campaign in the city announcing a reward of Rs 2 lakh for bringing back BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu to his Lok Sabha constituency, the cricketer-turned-politician will visit Amritsar Wednesday. Sidhu will visit the city to listen to grievances of the people, his office...
  • Barcelona heading to Israel for 'Peace Tour' 02-08-2013 10:25 AM

    Tel Aviv: Barcelona's star-studded squad will take a break from their regular preseason schedule to visit Israel and the West Bank this weekend on a two-day "Peace Tour." The Spanish champions are due to arrive in Israel on Saturday afternoon, only hours after playing a friendly against Brazilian club Santos...
  • Joe Biden in Mumbai to focus on US-India trade partnership 24-07-2013 08:07 AM

    Mumbai: US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mumbai late Tuesday night. During his Mumbai visit, he will focus on the US-India trade partnership. He is expected to speak at the Bombay Stock Exchange. He will also attend a round table conference with Indian business leaders later in the day...
  • Joe Biden likely to meet PM today, to discuss nuclear issues, trade 23-07-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: The United States of America Vice President Joe Biden is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday. Biden is expected to discuss nuclear issues as well as Afghanistan and cooperation in East Asia with Manmohan Singh. He is also scheduled to meet leader...
  • US Vice President to reach Delhi for a 4-day visit today 22-07-2013 09:24 AM

    New Delhi: US Vice President Joe Biden will reach Delhi on Monday evening for a four-day visit. Source said the visit is expected to lay the ground work ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India later this year. Biden will meet Prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of Opposition...
  • Pak Army may fuel trouble in Kashmir once US pulls out: Praveen Swami 25-06-2013 05:54 PM

    After a more-than-decade slide in terror-related incidents in the Valley, the first six months of 2013 show a sharp upward climb in such incidents. Yesterday's attack in which eight soldiers were killed and 19 injured is possibly the most audacious strike in recent years. Are these signs of things to...
  • Digvijaya defends Rahul's Uttarakhand visit, calls Modi a liar 25-06-2013 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday visited a relief camp in Guptakshi even the Union Home Ministry instructed authorities to disallow VIP visits. He also conducted an aerial survey of rain-ravaged Uttarakhand. Congress general Secretary Digvijaya Singh defended Rahul's visit saying that he went by road. "The...
  • J&K: PM, Sonia reach Kishtwar amidst tight security 25-06-2013 10:50 AM

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has reached Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday amidst tight security. The city has been turned into a fortress for PM's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans....
  • A day after attack on Army, tight security in Srinagar for PM's visit 25-06-2013 08:16 AM

    Srinagar: Srinagar has been turned into a fortress for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans. The major security breach happened on Monday, a day before Prime Minister's scheduled two-day visit along with UPA Chairperson...