LS adjourned for the day amid ruckus over Rafale, Ram temple

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after two brief adjournments during Question Hour amid unrelenting protests by the opposition, which raised the Rafale deal among other issues, while... Read more »

Interpol issues red corner notice against Mehul Choksi

The Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against fugitive Indian diamentaire Mehul Choksi after a request from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), an official said on Thursday. Choksi, the... Read more »

Scindia, Gehlot, Pilot meet Rahul ahead of CM decision

Hectic parleys were on at Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s residence on Thursday to choose the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where the party dislodged the BJP from power in the... Read more »

K. Chandrashekhar Rao takes oath as Telangana Chief Minister

K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who led the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to a landslide victory in Assembly elections, on Thursday took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term in... Read more »

Nancy Pelosi strikes deal with Democrat rebels

Democrat Representative Nancy Pelosi has struck a deal with some of her party rebels intent on denying her the House speakership, paving the way for her to reclaim the position she lost... Read more »

Over 28,500 Indian workers died in Gulf nations since 2014

A total of 28,523 Indian workers died in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries from 2014 to 2018, the government said on Wednesday. In a written reply to a question in... Read more »

NASA satellite maps Antarctica ice sheets, sea ice, forests

NASA’s satellite to track Earth’s melting ice has revealed accurate first maps of Antarctica such that it can measure sea ice height to within an inch, the US sapace agency has said.... Read more »

UN chief to nudge climate negotiators for Paris rulebook

¬†As the crucial multilateral climate negotiations by 197 nations draw closer to finale with the possibility of “weak” outcomes, UN chief Antonio Guterres on Wednesday flew back here in an attempt to... Read more »

Trump names Robert Williams as his point person for South Asia

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he intends to name an experienced intelligence officer as the assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs. In a statement issued by the... Read more »

Blow to BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The results in the Hindi heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan came as a major shock for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has won all the major states barring... Read more »