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`Manmohan Singh sought a soft job, but Indira Gandhi did not agree`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:36

Manmohan Singh, who steered the UPA government for 10 years as prime minister, was looking for a `soft` job in his 50s but was told by then prime minister Indira Gandhi to become the governor of the Reserve Bank of India as he was "too young to do a soft job", a new book by his daughter has revealed.

Where does Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif relationship stand?

Where does Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif relationship stand?

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:59

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif may or may not be seeing each other, but their togetherness paints an altogether different picture.

Violence against Sikhs: Manmohan Singh immune as PM, not as FM, rules US court

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:39

A US court here has ruled that former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister.

Former Haryana MP Avtar Singh Bhadana to join INLD today

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:37

Former Lok Sabha member from Haryana Avtar Singh Bhadana, who had resigned from Congress earlier this week, will join Indian National Lok Dal.

Coal scam: CBI likely to close case against Kumar Birla, P C Parakh

Coal scam: CBI likely to close case against Kumar Birla, P C Parakh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:31

CBI has failed to gather evidence against former PM Manmohan Singh, Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P C Parakh, resulting in the closure.

Indians need exposure to wider world outside riches of IPL: Michael Vaughan

Indians need exposure to wider world outside riches of IPL: Michael Vaughan

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:06

India captain M S Dhoni might have refused to blame IPL for his team`s shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players must come out of the cash-rich league`s shadow and play county cricket.

Sadhvi Pragya charged in RSS worker Sunil Joshi murder case

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:11

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and three others accused were charged by NIA on Tuesday in the murder of RSS worker Sunil Joshi in a special court.

Home Minister takes stock of UP, Bihar floods

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:37

As the flood situation in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar remained grim, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the situation and assured the two states full central assistance.

Rajnath reviews flood situation with UP, Bihar CMs

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:20

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday spoke to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and Jitan Ram Manjhi to review the flood situation in the two states and assured them full central assistance.

31 killed in Himachal in rains, cloudbursts

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:04

At least 31 people have died in Himachal Pradesh following heavy rain and cloudbursts triggered by the southwest monsoon, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Tuesday.

Will `consider` if Amar proposes to rejoin SP, says Shivpal

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:43

The meeting between Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh is a "good beginning" and if Singh gives any proposal to rejoin the party it will be considered, senior party leader Shivpal Yadav said on Tuesday.

Amit Shah accuses Samajwadi Party of poor law and order situation in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:10

In a bid to make the Bharatiya Janata Party a dominant force in Uttar Pradesh, the party`s newly appointed president Amit Shah addressed the party workers in Lucknow on Tuesday.