08 Dec 2013
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will lead a high-level Indian delegation for the memorial service of former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
08 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Indian officials will examine alleged middleman Guido Haschke in the chopper scam during the ongoing proceedings of the case in an Italian court on December 13, Defence Ministry sources on Saturday said.
01 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict holding that undue delay by the government in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence of a condemned prisoner.
06 Dec 2013
Mumbai: Efforts are on to secure the release of an Indian sailor jailed in Togo whose family eagerly awaits his return for performing the last rites of his 11-month son who died earlier this week, Union Minister ofState for Shipping Miland Deora said on Friday.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Railways on the allegation that use of sub-standard materials for furnishing interiors of coaches has caused asphyxiation deaths due to inhalation of toxic gases by passengers during fire accidents in trains.
04 Dec 2013
Coimbatore: Being a diverse country, the United States is the safest place for students, particularly from India, and there is no need for any fear about racism, a senior US diplomat on Wednesday said.
14 Feb 2014
Ambaji: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Indian government had ignored development of pilgrimage places in the country as tourism destinations for the sake of "distorted" secularism.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Accusing the Congress-led UPA government of pushing back the country by a decade, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that he would endeavour to provide effective governance as it was more important than good policies.
27 Feb 2014
New Delhi: A day after resigning as Navy Chief, Admiral DK Joshi on Thursday wrote to his colleagues, saying he was "firm" on taking responsibility for the mishaps that have taken place.
30 May 2013
After a long spell of searing heat, Delhiites on Thursday got some respite as maximum temperature took a slight dip and settled close to 40 degrees Celsius.