The Congress today demanded the immediate sacking of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, alleging that his family has business interests in companies that are in default.
Meghalaya Power Minister James K Sangma today said the state government is hopeful to bring about a resolution to lift the ban on coal mining in the state to ensure that the two thermal power projects, with an installed capacity of 740 MW, will not face difficulty.
Pakistan and China are “iron brothers” and their friendship is the bedrock of strategic stability in “our region”, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today.
An eight-year-old girl was burnt alive after being raped in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a brutal incident which triggered protests in the province.
India and Egypt today held talks on providing new opportunities for investments in IT, education and health, and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.
Russian whistleblower Alexander Perepilichny, who died while jogging near London aged 44 in 2012, was “fearful for his life”, his lawyer at the time told a court today.
It is the responsibility of all Indians to fight forces that are stopping the country from going forward, former prime minister Manmohan Singh has said.
A dust storm hit Delhi this evening, plunging the city into darkness and throwing traffic out of gear in parts of the national capital. In Lutyens’ Delhi, the sprawling Raisina Hill complex, seat of the government and the bungalow zone, were shrouded by dust kicked up by gusty winds which was followed by light drizzle.
India today kick started the process to acquire a fleet of around 110 fighter jets which could be one of the world’s biggest military procurement in recent years.
China today called on the European Union to take a joint stand against US protectionism as the tit-for-tat trade rift between Washington and Beijing threatened to entangle Europe.