30 Jan 2015
Chennai: In a blow to Congress, former Environment minister Jayanathi Natarajan on Friday quit the party and mounted a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi, claiming that she followed his directions on green nod to projects but was "vilified, humiliated and sidelined" by central leadership.
28 Jan 2015
Ralegan Siddhi (Maha): Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its 'failure' to bring back black money stashed in tax havens abroad and said people will teach it a lesson for the "fraud" perpetrated on them.
24 Jan 2015
London: A former US ambassador to India has said that after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks Washington had facilitated intelligence sharing between the two countries on counter-terrorism issues and helped India in investigation and identification of the persons involved in the assault.
20 Jan 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent increase in Boko Haram attacks, and demanded that the Islamist extremist group immediately cease all hostilities, media reported on Tuesday.
24 Jan 2015
Davos: Calling on the world to join hands to defeat terror groups, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said this fight would ultimately be decided in classrooms and not in battlefields, as he recalled Mumbai while listing out places where terror strikes have taken place since 9/11.
14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched a sharp attack on the Modi government against land ordinance and accused it of effecting a "clampdown" on expenditure in agriculture, education and defence sectors to "mechanically make up" for rising fiscal deficit.
16 Jan 2015
New York: Researchers are developing a novel gold test strip that may have great potential for the early detection of certain heart attacks. Scientists at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and Peking University in Beijing are working together on the test strip for cardiac troponin I (cTn-I) detection.
15 Jan 2015
Paris: More than 1,000 French websites have been targeted by self-described Islamist hackers in the week since the attack by jihadists on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo left 12 people dead, Internet security experts said.
14 Jan 2015
Srinagar: As Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) showed disinclination to take its support, National Conference (NC) on Wednesday said its offer was limited to outside support for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir and attacked PDP, saying it was "ready to make every possible compromise and U-turn to come to power."
10 Jan 2015
Brussels: European leaders will make an extraordinary show of support for France by joining a mass rally in Paris this weekend, amid a wave of solidarity following after the bloody end to the Charlie Hebdo attacks.