18 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Opposition leaders cutting across party lines attacked the government over the controversial Land Bill as they held a protest march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan and handed over a memorandum to the President against the proposed legislation.
12 Mar 2015
Port Louis: As China tries to gain a foothold in the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India recognised that there are other nations around the world, with strong interests and stakes in the region.
22 Nov 2014
United Nations: The United Nations has adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages, despite misgivings from countries who had hoped to include sex education as key to preventing the practice.
14 Feb 2015
Vienna: Any resolution to the fighting in Syria must involve President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations envoy to Syria has said in the first such acknowledgement by the UN.
10 Sep 2014
Washington: Thirteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, South Asians in particular Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and the Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, according to a report.
07 Apr 2015
Washington: The United States has admitted that it has no immediate plans to rescue its nationals stranded in war-torn Yemen and urged them to flee the raging conflict by sea.
11 Feb 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan's government on Wednesday said that all terror groups proscribed by the UN will remain banned in the country.
19 Feb 2015
Washington: India and US have held their first ever bilateral dialogue on UN and multilateral issues in the spirit of the 'Delhi Declaration of Friendship' that strengthens and expands the two countries' relationship.
06 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made it clear that India cannot be forced to "follow" the parameters laid down by the developed world on climate change and instead should lead the world in the fight against it.
21 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Stepping up its crackdown against illicit fund-raising activities in a big way, Sebi has busted more than 150 cases of frauds against gullible investors involving close to Rs 13,000 crore in the current fiscal.