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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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Ahead of Modi-Trump meet, US declares Pakistan-based Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist Ahead of Modi-Trump meet, US declares Pakistan-based Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist

In a major setback to Pakistan, the United States State Department on Monday designated Syed Salahuddin, the head of Kashmiri militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, as a specially designated global terrorist.

Destructive forces trying to assault India's diversity, communal harmony will never succeed: Sonia Gandhi Destructive forces trying to assault India's diversity, communal harmony will never succeed: Sonia Gandhi

Greeting the nation on Eid, she said the festival, which is the culmination of a 30-day fast, was an occasion to celebrate brotherhood and social harmony.  

PM Narendra Modi meets US State Secy Rex Tillerson PM Narendra Modi meets US State Secy Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and discussed ways to boost Indo-US strategic ties ahead of the Indian leader's first meeting with President Donald Trump.

Opposition's presidential candidate Meira Kumar to file nomination on Wednesday Opposition's presidential candidate Meira Kumar to file nomination on Wednesday

In a statement on Saturday, she stressed that the post of President of India is "not symbolic" and that "capability and experience must always supersede" every other consideration while choosing the person for the post.

 

Thousands pull Lord Jagannath's chariot till Gundicha temple despite downpour in Puri Thousands pull Lord Jagannath's chariot till Gundicha temple despite downpour in Puri

The pulling of the chariots to the Gundicha temple were halted midway yesterday due to sunset. 

Chinese troops enter India in Sikkim sector, scuffle with Army jawans, destroy Indian bunkers Chinese troops enter India in Sikkim sector, scuffle with Army jawans, destroy Indian bunkers

In a major provocation, the Chinese troops on Monday entered India in the Sikkim sector and jostled with Indian Army personnel guarding the Indo-Sino frontier, besides destroying two Indian bunkers. 

Amnesty urges PM Narendra Modi to raise issue of rights violation with US Amnesty urges PM Narendra Modi to raise issue of rights violation with US

Narendra Modi is in Washington as a part of the second leg of his three-nation tour, which started in Portugal. This will be his maiden meeting with Trump.

China stops Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar; reason unclear China stops Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar; reason unclear

Last week, the first batch of 47 Indian pilgrims was stopped by Chinese authorities at the international border.

K Kasturirangan heads panel on National Education Policy K Kasturirangan heads panel on National Education Policy

The HRD ministry has appointed a new nine-member panel, headed by space scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan.

India-Afghanistan air corridor reflects New Delhi's stubborn thinking: Chinese Daily India-Afghanistan air corridor reflects New Delhi's stubborn thinking: Chinese Daily

Bypassing Pakistan in a direct air corridor with Afghanistan reflects India's 'stubborn geopolitical thinking', a Chinese daily has said.

No taint on my govt in three years, says PM Narendra Modi in US - Watch video No taint on my govt in three years, says PM Narendra Modi in US - Watch video

Highlighting his achievements in rooting out corruption, PM Modi said in US that there has been "not even one taint or blot" on his government in the past three years.

'Forty Two Years Ago - The Emergency': Arun Jaitley asks detractors of Modi government to introspect 'Forty Two Years Ago - The Emergency': Arun Jaitley asks detractors of Modi government to introspect

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hit out at detractors for casually using 'undeclared emergency' to describe the present BJP government.

BJP backs PM Modi's Emergency remark, says 'black day' must not be forgotten BJP backs PM Modi's Emergency remark, says 'black day' must not be forgotten

The BJP on Monday backed PM Modi's remark on Emergency saying that the young generation must remember the dark chapter in India's electoral history.

Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking Presidential nominee Meira Kumar

The Congress on Monday slammed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for targetting Opposition Presidential nominee Meira Kumar, saying that the former should refrain from doing such things while holding a responsible position.

PM Modi greets people on Eid, calls for peace and brotherhood

PM Modi on Monday extended his greetings on Eid.

Even at 2 am, Sushma Swaraj helps Indians tweeting for help: PM Narendra Modi Even at 2 am, Sushma Swaraj helps Indians tweeting for help: PM Narendra Modi

The PM said that over 80,000 Indians were facing some trouble or the other in different corners of the globe but the Indian government was able to bring them safely back home.

No country questioned surgical strikes: PM Narendra Modi No country questioned surgical strikes: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister had some choice barbs for China as well, saying India does not believe in disturbing the global order to achieve its goals.

PM Modi's US visit on Day 1: In pics PM Modi's US visit on Day 1: In pics

PM Modi attends round-table of US CEOs, addresses Indian diaspora 

Will make India 'as good as' America, PM Modi tells diaspora; invites US CEOs to invest in country Will make India 'as good as' America, PM Modi tells diaspora; invites US CEOs to invest in country

PM Modi said India has now emerged as a business-friendly destination, more so with the upcoming implementation of landmark GST beginning next month.