Former Pakistan minister says his book focuses on Kashmir issue

Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri today said his new book focuses on the Kashmir issue.

Israeli minister''s associate detained for graft scandal

A close associate of Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was detained Sunday by police for possible involvement in a major corruption scandal, police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said.

IIT-Delhi land row: No request from Tendulkar for cricket academy, says HRD Ministry
IIT-Delhi land row: No request from Tendulkar for cricket academy, says HRD Ministry

In a new development regarding the resignation of IIT-Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar, Union Human Resource and Development on Sunday clarified that there has not been a request from Sachin Tendulkar for ground of IIT-Delhi for running cricket academy.

Four die of bird flu in Libya: Minister

Four people have died of bird flu in Libya in recent days, the health minister of the country`s internationally recognised government said on Saturday.

Chaudhary Birender Singh praises MNREGA scheme

In an interview with Zee Media, Chaudhary Birender Singh who took over as Minister for Rural development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation praised MNREGA scheme for its positive effects on the poor.

Happy for Babul Supriyo, but no politics for me: Sonu Nigam
Happy for Babul Supriyo, but no politics for me: Sonu Nigam

Noted singer Sonu Nigam says he is happy for Babul Supriyo, who has turned politician and became a minister in central government, but rejected the idea of him joining politics in the near future.

Responsibility will be fixed on guilty of stampede: Minister

 With opposition BJP leaders flaying the state government on the stampede which left 32 dead and 26 injured, a senior minister said responsibility would be fixed on the guilty after a probe.

Ex-Maharashtra minister Mohan Patil passes away

Former Maharashtra minister and senior PWP leader Mohan Patil Thursday passed away following prolonged illness in neighbouring Raigad district, family sources said.

Kerala minister falls sick during cabinet meet

Congress leader and Minister for Cooperation CN Balakrishnan fell sick Wednesday during the weekly cabinet meeting here.

Congress to present mini-skirt to Goa minister

The Congress will present a mini-skirt to Goa`s Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who wants a ban on girls from wearing short skirts to nightclubs, as, he says, they are a threat to the "Goan culture".

New Finnish government after prime minister quits

Former European affairs minister Alexander Stubb has taken over as the head of Finland`s conservative-led government after Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen resigned to pursue a position in the European Commission.

Bijapur airport work to be taken up soon, Baig

Work on Bijapur airport would soon be taken up, Minister for Infrastructure and Information Roshan Baig said here today.

Jamatiya sworn in as minister in Tripura

Ruling CPI-M MLA Naresh Chandra Jamatiya was today sworn in as a minister.

Rape of 2 minor girls: Stern action sought against rapists

Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries Pon Radhakrishnan today condemned the rape of two minor girls at Pollachi and sought severe punishment for the culprits.

Japan delegation leaves for Beijing to mend ties with China

A delegation of senior Japanese lawmakers left for Beijing today on a mission to me nd ties between the two neighbours amid a territorial dispute, which has prevented a leaders` summit.

Hollande vows `all measures` to fight Syrian Jihadists

President Francois Hollande Tuesday voiced determination to fight against the rising menace of Syrian Jihadist by taking "all measures" to prevent his nationals from joining conflict in the country and put at risk French security.

Britain to send same-sex marriage minister to Sochi

Britain is to send the government minister responsible for the country`s recently passed same sex marriage laws to next month`s Winter Olympics in Russia, where a row over gay rights has clouded the build-up to the event.

Illegal mining: BJP demands dismissal of minister

BJP on Friday demanded dismissal of Karnataka Infrastructure Minister Santosh Lad for his alleged role in illegal mining in the state.

Karna minister accused of illegally acquiring Wakf property

A private complaint has been filed before the Special Lokayukta Court against Karnataka Wakf Minister Qamar-ul Islam accusing him of illegally acquiring Wakf properties in Gulbarga.

Can`t get Y or Z security just because you are ex-minister: SC

A person cannot be entitled to Y or Z category security merely on the ground of being an ex-minister, the Supreme Court observed today while declining to entertain the plea of a BSP leader from Uttar Pradesh.