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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.

 

State In Depth

Top 10 quotes from PM Modi's address to the US Indian diaspora in Virginia Top 10 quotes from PM Modi's address to the US Indian diaspora in Virginia

Here are the top quotes of PM Modi at the event: 

India may finalise deal for 22 Guardian drones from US during Modi's visit: Watch Video India may finalise deal for 22 Guardian drones from US during Modi's visit: Watch Video

PM Modi will hold wide-ranging talks with President Donald Turmp over a working-dinner at the White House.  

Why Trump will accommodate India’s stance on Pakistan terror: Key facts Why Trump will accommodate India’s stance on Pakistan terror: Key facts

Trump had been mindful of the problems emanating from Pakistan, but if he does take a hard stand on the issue this time, New Delhi would be perhaps in a better position to gauge Washington’s priorities for South Asia.

Presidential candidate Meira Kumar's emotional appeal to electors: 'Vote with conscience' Presidential candidate Meira Kumar's emotional appeal to electors: 'Vote with conscience'

"Despite the differences, I have found that when it comes to preserving the values of inclusiveness and the need for social justice, we all share the same goals," she said.  

PM Modi in US: Top 5 issues that will have bearing in India-America ties under Trump PM Modi in US: Top 5 issues that will have bearing in India-America ties under Trump

In this context, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump here will be crucial for the India-US ties under their leadership.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hails Narendra Modi's upcoming visit as 'very significant step'

In a big fillip to already robust ties, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to land in Israel on July 4 on a three-day visit.

 

Mann ki Baat: Emergency was darkest time in history of India, says PM Narendra Modi Mann ki Baat: Emergency was darkest time in history of India, says PM Narendra Modi

 PM Modi on Sunday recalled the Emergency imposed on this day in 1975.

Race for Raisina Hill: Odds favour NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Set for a comfortable victory, NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind may bag over 62 per cent votes but fall short of the 69 per cent votes polled by incumbent Pranab Mukherjee in 2012.

Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition' Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition'

On June 22,  Congress leader Meira Kumar was chosen as Opposition's joint candidate against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind for Presidential election.

Indian army expedites buying military hardware for UN missions

A report by the UN pointed out poor maintenance and serviceability of equipment and platforms used by the Indian troops and held back a reimbursement amount of Rs 338 crore, official sources said.

 

Army rethinking on Sahayak system, may induct civilians in peace stations Army rethinking on Sahayak system, may induct civilians in peace stations

In the recent months, a number of videos had surfaced where some army jawans were seen voicing their anger over the Sahayak system with some even alleging that they are treated as servants by the officers whom they are attached to.

PM Modi greets nation on Ramzan, Jagannath Yatra

PM Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ramzan and Jagannath Yatra.

PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome in US, Indians chant his name amidst loud cheer - Watch video PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome in US, Indians chant his name amidst loud cheer - Watch video

PM Modi was on Sunday greeted warmly by a group of people from the Indian community in US.

PM Narendra Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Donald Trump: Indians in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi must raise the contentious H-1B visa issue besides defence cooperation and terrorism during his first bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, members of the Indian community said here on Sunday.

Donald Trump calls Narendra Modi 'true friend'; PM thanks US President for 'warm personal welcome' Donald Trump calls Narendra Modi 'true friend'; PM thanks US President for 'warm personal welcome'

PM Narendra Modi arrived in US on Sunday on the second leg of his three-nation tour for his first bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir`s Rajouri district, a defence official said.

Looking forward to host 'true friend' PM Narendra Modi: US President Donald Trump Looking forward to host 'true friend' PM Narendra Modi: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that he has important issues to discuss with PM Modi.

Indian priest found dead in Edinburgh

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tonight condoled the priest's death and asked the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh to provide help.

PM Modi leaves for US after concluding Portugal trip PM Modi leaves for US after concluding Portugal trip

Modi, who arrived here today, held wide ranging talks with his counterpart Antonio Costa.

India, Portugal sign 11 pacts to boost ties on first leg of PM Modi's three-nation tour India, Portugal sign 11 pacts to boost ties on first leg of PM Modi's three-nation tour

Costa thanked the expatriate Indian community's contribution to Portugal's economy and society.