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Supreme Court to hear Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea challenging fodder scam-linked jail sentence

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed by Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav challenging his jail sentence in connection with the mid-1990s fodder scam case.

PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh on his 109th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to Bhagat Singh on his 109th birth anniversary.

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India's Saarc pullout: US wants Pakistan to act against terrorists

With India deciding to pull out of the Saarc Summit scheduled to be held in Islamabad in November, the US has said that it continues to pressurise Pakistan to act against terror safe havens within its borders while calling for "de-escalation of the political discourse" between the two South Asian neighbours.

Supreme Court to hear marine Massimiliano Latorre​'s plea for extension of stay in Italy Supreme Court to hear marine Massimiliano Latorre​'s plea for extension of stay in Italy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear Marine Massimiliano Latorre's plea for seeking parity to stay in Italy like his associate Salvatore Girone.

Cauvery water issue: Karnataka government calls all-party meet to discuss its response to SC's order Cauvery water issue: Karnataka government calls all-party meet to discuss its response to SC's order

The Karnataka Government has convened an emergency cabinet meeting followed by an all-party meeting on Wednesday to evolve a consensual stand on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu according to the Supreme Court order.

India, Nigeria discuss intelligence sharing on terrorism

India and Nigeria have held discussions on the perception, exchange of information or intelligence related to terrorism and have agreed, if at all, to evolve joint action to counter this ever looming threat.

Controversy over remarks against Bihar: FIR filed against Markandey Katju Controversy over remarks against Bihar: FIR filed against Markandey Katju

A Janata Dal-United MLC in Bihar has filed an FIR against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his sarcastic comment about Bihar on social media.

Pakistan cornered; after India, Bangladesh and Bhutan also pull out of SAARC Summit in Islamabad Pakistan cornered; after India, Bangladesh and Bhutan also pull out of SAARC Summit in Islamabad

The 19th SAARC Summit was scheduled to be held in Pakistan's capital Islamabad from November 9 to 10, 2016.

For tourism, we welcome people from Pakistan: Mahesh Sharma

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Uri attack, Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday extended invitation to tourist from all countries, including those from Pakistan.

Chandra Shekhar's success was his undoing: Yashwant Sinha

Fondly recalling the brief tenure of Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, under whom he served as Finance Minister, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday observed that his success had proved his undoing.

Rajnath calls for 'zero infiltration' along international border

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday stressed the need for educed or zero infiltration at a review meeting where he took stock of the functioning of Border Security Force (BSF) and discuss and expedite pending issues related to border management and infrastructure development.

Pakistan approaches International Court of Justice over Indus Waters Treaty Pakistan approaches International Court of Justice over Indus Waters Treaty

Pakistan on Tuesday approached the International Court of Justice over implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty.

Uri attack fallout: India to boycott SAARC summit in Islamabad; Pakistan calls it 'unfortunate' Uri attack fallout: India to boycott SAARC summit in Islamabad; Pakistan calls it 'unfortunate'

Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday that in the prevailing circumstances, India was unable to participate in the proposed SAARC Summit in Islamabad.

China reacts guardedly to Indus Water Treaty talks suspension, says 'hope two nations properly address disputes' China reacts guardedly to Indus Water Treaty talks suspension, says 'hope two nations properly address disputes'

China on Monday reacted guardedly to India's decision to suspend talks with Pakistan under Indus Water Treaty, saying it hopes the two countries can "properly" address disputes and improve ties through dialogue and consultation.

Netaji's daughter Anita Bose wants father's ashes returned to India: Daily Netaji's daughter Anita Bose wants father's ashes returned to India: Daily

The only child of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose wants to bring her late father's ashes back to India, according to one of Japan's leading newspapers.

India's envoy to Sri Lanka named new High Commissioner to UK

Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha was on Tuesday named the next High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

Must watch video! This is how young Indian envoy silenced Pakistan at the United Nations Must watch video! This is how young Indian envoy silenced Pakistan at the United Nations

Soon after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at UNGA, India rebutted Pakistan at the United Nations.

Urged Pakistani actors to condemn terrorism, but they didn't: Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra Urged Pakistani actors to condemn terrorism, but they didn't: Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra

Rajya Sabha MP and Essel Group Chairman Subhash Chandra said that he had requested Pakistani actors to condemn the Uri attack, but they refused to do so.

Centre will take a diplomatic decision on 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan, says BJP Centre will take a diplomatic decision on 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan, says BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday said that the government will take diplomatic steps with regard to the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status granted to Pakistan.

India summons Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, gives proof of 'cross-border origins' of Uri terror attack India summons Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, gives proof of 'cross-border origins' of Uri terror attack

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had on Tuesday made a strong pitch at United Nations for isolating such nations who speak the language of terrorism.

RIDICULOUS! Pakistan Defence Minister​ now calls Uri terror attack 'self-generated' by India RIDICULOUS! Pakistan Defence Minister​ now calls Uri terror attack 'self-generated' by India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a strong pitch at the United Nations to isolate nations who speak the language of terrorism.

Indo-US military exercise Yudh Abhyas a great success: Army

A two-week long joint Indo-US military exercise, focusing on counter-insurgency and anti-terror operations, in Uttarakhand's Chaubattia forest has been very successful, the Army said on Tuesday.