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Academics criticise LGBT bid to lobby with Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama

The online campaign by the country’s LGBT community, calling on US President Barack Obama to plead their case for striking down of Section 377 with his Indian officials, has drawn sharp criticism from

Janardan Dwivedi is not off hook yet: Congress

Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi addressing a press conference in New Delhi . AP

Trouble for senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi, who had “praised” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is not yet over as the issue is still pending with the top leadership of the party.

Many senior ministers on ‘poll duty’

To ensure its victory in February 7 Assembly polls, the BJP central leadership is deploying over a dozen of Union ministers and national party office-bearers in the city.

Congress cautions government on nuclear deal

Delegation headed by Sonia to call on Obama

Congress releases ‘please-all’ manifesto ahead of others

Congress leaders A.K. Walia, Ajay Maken, Arvinder Singh Lovely and P.C. Chacko release the party’s election manifesto. G.N. JHA

Ahead of the BJP and the AAP, the Congress on Friday released first part of its “please-all” manifesto for the Assembly elections by promising unprecedented power and water reforms in the national cap

US to help set up 3 smart cities

The United States will help Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in conducting feasibility studies, finding investors, ways to use the best technology and formulating the plan for building thre

Scribe is grilled over IPL angle

A day after Delhi police commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi said that a few journalists would be questioned in connection with the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, the special investigation team investigating h

‘Treat visa for techies as trade issue’

With country’s IT companies concerned over visa restriction by the US, India has asked the US to treat the issue of visa for IT professionals as a trade-related one rather than an immigration issue, s

House security staff asked to ‘improve their manners’

With women’s security a major issue in the country, a circular issued last week by the director of Parliament security has come as a major embarrassment for the institution’s security staff who have b

Future of food act uncertain?

With the Centre seriously examining the recommendations of the Shanta Kumar-led panel on restructuring of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), the National Food Security Act appears headed for an unce

The expected electoral victory in Greece of Syrizia, an acronym meaning “radical coalition of the Left”, had made waves across financial markets.

US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest