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Armed forces given budget, materiel boost

Even as the Modi government is facing a stiff challenge on the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir due to rampant cross-border violations by the Pakistan Army, the BJP-

Complex issues & crucial decisions

A few days into the office and the Narendra Modi government was hit by a huge crisis when 40 Indian workers were kidnapped in Iraq by the militant outfit the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS).

Massive outage hits Mumbai

The overhead electric wire of the Vikroli and Ghatkopar local train breaks in Mumbai on Tuesday. 	— PTI

Large parts of the financial capital were hit by a massive electricity failure on Tuesday morning as a generating unit of Tata Power Company tripped and no relief is likely for consumers before late n

‘Weak Pakistan government threat to India’

Even though India is closely monitoring the political situation in Pakistan, Central intelligence agencies, in a classified report submitted to the government on Monday, have clearly stated that “a we

Scheduled Tribe status to Musahars in Bihar likely

Bihar’s dirt-poor Musahar community, a sub-caste among dalits occupying the lowest place in the state’s caste hierarchy and known for its widespread illiteracy and still prevailing customary vocation

Oz PM pitches uranium sale

Tony Abbott will arrive in Delhi on September 4 to strengthen strategic partnership between the two countries

Major fire breaks out at highrise in Kolkata

Smoke rises from a fire at the Chatterjee International Centre, Kolkata, on Tuesday — AFP

A blaze ahead of the office-hour possibly spared Chatterjee International, one of the tallest buildings in Kolkata, of what could have been a major tragedy on Tuesday morning.

Saffron revamp aims at better connect

The BJP’s impressive performance in the Lok Sabha elections and the saffron party coming back to power after a decade’s gap under Narendra Modi’s leadership, also saw his close confidante Amit Shah ta

Saarc masterstroke: Right call, right time?

That Prime Minister Narendra Modi was determined to take charge and steer the course of India’s foreign policy from day one was evident with his decision to invite the Saarc leaders for his government

A big win on Judges Bill

The biggest win for the Narendra Modi government ever since it assumed office has come by the way of passing of the Judicial Appointments Bill and 121st Constitution Amendment Bills by Parliament, pav

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.