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My ideology has an edge over ideology of NDA nominee: Meira Kumar

"No battle is a losing battle, especially if it is fought for the right cause", said Meira Kumar. 

Dossa's death: Argument on sentence adjourned till Friday

The CBI had argued yesterday that Dossa's crime was "more severe" than that of hanged convict Yakub Memon and had sought capital punishment for him.

 

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Donald Trump supports India's permanent membership of UNSC

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday supported India's bid for a permanent seat in a reformed UN Security Council and in other multilateral institutions like the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

After US visit, PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold an official meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at The Hague and review bilateral ties.

Recognise epicentre of terror lies on our west: Indian envoy to UK

India has told Britain that if it does not recognise that the "epicentre" of terrorism lies on India's west then there is "very little" scope to strengthen the bilateral cooperation.

Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

A guided White House tour by President Donald Trump, a few laughs and a working dinner -- the first for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the current administration -- was how Prime Minister Narendra Modi rounded off his US visit.

India's opposition can hit CPEC in short run, warns Chinese media India's opposition can hit CPEC in short run, warns Chinese media

The construction of the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor may be hit in the short run due to India's objections but if Beijing and Islamabad are firm about their cooperation, they can dispel New Delhi's doubts, a report in state-run Chinese media said.

39 IAS officers under scanner for alleged corruption: DoPT 39 IAS officers under scanner for alleged corruption: DoPT

As many as 39 IAS officers are under investigation for their alleged involvement in corruption and other irregularities.

Meira Kumar thanks Opposition parties for support, vows to uphold democratic values, end caste structure Meira Kumar thanks Opposition parties for support, vows to uphold democratic values, end caste structure

Opposition's presidential candidate Meira Kumar, who is all set to file her nomination papers on June 28, on Tuesday thanked all 17 political parties for supporting her candidature.

Donald Trump's wife Melania wore dress worth $2,160 to greet PM Narendra Modi Donald Trump's wife Melania wore dress worth $2,160 to greet PM Narendra Modi

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday at the White House.

Supreme Court refuses interim order against Centre's notification on Aadhaar Supreme Court refuses interim order against Centre's notification on Aadhaar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass any interim order against the Centre's notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of various social welfare schemes.

US declaration on Syed ​Salahuddin may choke his funding: Home Secretary

The US government's decision to declare Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist would help in choking his movements and financing, union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said on Tuesday.

In fresh warning to India, al Qaeda says will target those who kill 'Kashmiri brothers' In fresh warning to India, al Qaeda says will target those who kill 'Kashmiri brothers'

Shifting its focus to the Indian subcontinent, dreaded terror outfit al Qaida has warned that it will target Indian security installations and leaders of Hindu "separatist" organisations.

US clears sale of Predator Guardian drones to India US clears sale of Predator Guardian drones to India

The Predator Guardian UAV, a variant of the Predator B, can be used for wide-area, long- endurance maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

Assembly elections delayed PM Narendra Modi's visit to Washington: Donald Trump Assembly elections delayed PM Narendra Modi's visit to Washington: Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scheduled to visit the White House earlier this year but his trip was delayed because of state elections, US President Donald Trump said on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump call on Pakistan to curb terrorism, vow to cooperate against JeM, LeT and D-Company PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump call on Pakistan to curb terrorism, vow to cooperate against JeM, LeT and D-Company

Prime Minister Modi and Trump discussed wide ranging issues - from defence and security, and connectivity to regional issues like Afghanistan, the Indian Ocean.

Donald Trump, PM Narendra Modi call North Korea's 'grave threat' to peace: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi called North Korea`s pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programs a "grave threat" to global peace, the White House said in a statement after a meeting of the two leaders on Monday.

Ivanka Trump thanks PM Modi for inviting her to lead US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India Ivanka Trump thanks PM Modi for inviting her to lead US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka on Monday thanked PM Narendra Modi for inviting her to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Netherlands, the final leg of his three-nation tour, after concluding his visit to the US.

PM Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India PM Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India

Trump repeatedly thanked Modi for visiting the US and the White House, saying he enjoyed their "very productive conversation".

PM Narendra Modi and I are world leaders in social media, says Donald Trump PM Narendra Modi and I are world leaders in social media, says Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi and himself as "world leaders in social media" -- a reference to their multi-million strong following on online platforms -- and said it has enabled them to hear directly from their citizens.

PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday struck a common note on terrorism, vowing to strengthen efforts to fight the menace.