22 May 2016
New Delhi: Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season.
21 May 2016
Guwahati: Sealing of the borders with Bangladesh will be completed in two year's time to put an end to infiltration, Assam's Chief Minister-to-be Sarbananda Sonowal said today.
19 May 2016
Washington: The US has "real concerns" over a number of issues in Bangladesh, including violation of human rights and religious freedom, a top official has said.
17 May 2016
New Delhi: Exuding confidence in getting the GST Bill passed in the upcoming monsoon session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said regional parties, including UPA allies like DMK and NCP, are all making strong noises in support of the tax legislation.
15 May 2016
New Delhi: Onset of monsoon over Kerala is likely to be delayed by six days beyond its scheduled date of June 1, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest forecast today.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: Monsoon will hit Kerala between May 28 and 30, two-three days before its normal onset date of June 1, private forecasting agency Skymet said.
18 May 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked 11 drought-hit states including Maharashtra to take measures on a weekly basis for drought-proofing of villages till the monsoon arrives in the first week of June.
12 May 2016
Dhaka: India and Bangladesh today began a five-day dialogue here between border guarding forces over a host of security issues, including drug trafficking and cattle smuggling across the over 4,000-km frontier the two neighbours share.
11 May 2016
Dhaka: Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami was hanged tonight, becoming the senior most Islamist to be executed for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan.
30 Apr 2016
Washington: The situation is "very complex" and there is a threat "on the ground" in Bangladesh, the US has said after a series of bloody attacks on secular writers and minorities in the Muslim-majority country were claimed by ISIS and al-Qaeda.