VVIP chopper scam: Govt to seek CBI report, blacklist AgustaWestland; Sonia Gandhi rejects allegations against her

VVIP chopper scam: Govt to seek CBI report, blacklist AgustaWestland; Sonia Gandhi rejects allegations against her

Amid raging row over VVIP chopper scam, and sparks flying in Rajya Sabha after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy dragged Congress president Sonia Gandhi's name in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter bribery case, the government said on Wednesday that it will seek a report from the CBI on the deal and initiate the move to blacklist AgustaWestland and its parent company Finmeccanica.

AgustaWestland chopper deal: No bilateral meeting between PM Modi, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at UNGA, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs clarified on Wednesday vthat there was no bilateral meeting between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart at UNGA in September 2015.

Yoga cannot be identified with any religion: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said yoga cannot be identified with any religion and people who think so lack integrity, coordination and balance.

Sooner or later, India will heed to proposals for talks: Nawaz Sharif

Sooner or later, India will heed to proposals for talks: Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that sooner or later India will have to come round to his "practical and reasonable" suggestions.

Pakistan gives Ban Ki-moon dossier on Indian 'interference'; Kashmir spat on at UNGA

Dossiers about alleged Indian "interference" in Pakistan have been handed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Pakistan's National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz said on Thursday as the Kashmir controversy spilled into the second day at the General Assembly.

'Give up terrorism and let’s talk', Sushma Swaraj's reply to Nawaz Sharif at UNGA

External Affairs Minister Sushama Swaraj on Thursday addressed the United Nations General Assembly and replies to Nawaz Sharif, give up terrorism and let’s talk.

Excellent speech, Modi tells Sushma on UNGA address

In a series of tweets, Modi said: "Just spoke to @SushmaSwaraj ji & congratulated her for the excellent speech at the @UN. A perfect articulation of key global issues."

Don't need 4-points,just address terror and let's talk: India to Pak

A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up Kashmir, the Indian minister used the same forum to raise the issue of "illegal occupation of parts of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir" by Pakistan and said terror attacks from there are engineered to legitimise it.

India takes on Pakistan at UN, says 'four-pointers are redundant, give up terrorism first'

India takes on Pakistan at UN, says 'four-pointers are redundant, give up terrorism first'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday that India was ready for a dialogue with Pakistan based on just one point, “give up terror,” and will address all outstanding issues if it gets a positive response.

Sushma Swaraj's UNGA address: As it happened

External Affairs Minister Sushama Swaraj on Thursday addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

Kashmir separatists welcome Nawaz Sharif statement at UNGA

Separatist groups in Kashmir on Thursday welcomed Nawaz Sharif's address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) where he raised the Kashmir issue, saying the Pakistani Prime Minister adopted a "realistic stand".

When Pak media made fun of Nawaz Sharif over rock star treatment to Narendra Modi

The Pakistani press is not too happy at the reception that Pak PM Nawaz Sharif has got in the United States where he delivered a keynote address at the UN General Assembly, in comparison of the 'rock star' treatment that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received.

Israel slams Palestinian president's speech at UN assembly

Israel on Wednesday slammed the speech made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying it was "deceitful" and "encourages incitement and lawlessness" in the Middle East.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir at UN, proposes 4-point peace formula

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir at UN, proposes 4-point peace formula

Raking up Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the non-resolution of the issue reflected failure of the UN and proposed a 4-point "peace initiative" which includes demilitarisation of Kashmir and unconditional withdrawal of forces from Siachen.

'Japan to offer $810 million to support refugees fleeing Syria, Iraq'

Japan, which accepted just 11 asylum seekers out of 5,000 applications last year, will provide about $810 million in aid in response to refugees fleeing Syria and Iraq, public broadcaster NHK reported on Monday.

PM Modi in Silicon Valley: As it happened on day one

'Digital India' is an enterprise to transform India in a scale unmatched anywhere in the world and it has the potential to make development truly inclusive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while speaking about his ambitious Digital India initiative before a gathering of Silicon Valley CEOs. 

G4 countries make strong pitch for change in UNSC, says 'we are legitimate candidates for membership'

India, Japan, Germany and Brazil on Saturday declared themselves as "legitimate" candidates for permanent membership of the UNSC as they pushed for its reform in a "fixed timeframe", with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the task should be accomplished immediately.

PM Modi pitches for India's permanent seat in UNSC, says world's largest democracies must be included

PM Modi pitches for India's permanent seat in UNSC, says world's largest democracies must be included

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hosted leaders of the G4 nations during a special summit here and pitched for United Nations Security Council (UNSC) reforms while terming it as an urgent task.

PM Narendra Modi to meet G4 leaders in New York, discuss UNSC reforms

On Day 3 of his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the United Nations General Assembly and met several world leaders on the sidelines of the UNGA Summit.

India supports Sri Lankans' quest for justice

Respecting Sri Lanka's sovereignty, India has said it supports quest for justice by the people of the country who were victims of the alleged war crimes during civil war against the LTTE.