Vatican still waiting for 5 cardinals for conclave

The Sistine Chapel closed to visitors and construction work got under way to prepare it for the conclave, where cardinals from around the world will gather to elect the new pope after Benedict XVI`s resignation last month.

Conclave brings out cardinals` dirty laundry

Popular pressure is mounting in the US and Italy to keep California Cardinal Roger Mahony away from the conclave.

Vatican raises possibility of early March conclave

The Vatican is raising the possibility that the conclave to elect the next pope might start earlier than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules.

Conclave to develop cinema in east India

In a bid to promote and boost the entertainment industry in eastern India, FICCI Frames - a media and entertainment business conclave - was held in Kolkata Wednesday with key industry leaders lauding the initiative.

Congress defers brainstorming session

Apparently facing the heat on issues like corruption, Congress has deferred plans to hold a brainstorming session this month.

Geelani backs out of conclave citing NSA`s presence

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed
Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday backed out of the `India Today`
conclave, saying he could not share the dais with National
Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon as he represented the
Centre.

No concrete or final pronouncement at Durban expected: Ramesh

India is not expecting any "concrete" or "final pronouncement" at the climate conclave in Durban.

Open talks with ULFA: Assam citizen`s conclave

A citizen`s conclave in Assam Saturday urged New Delhi to begin peace talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) by discussing its core demand of sovereignty or independence.

Congress takes a dig at BJP`s Antakshari

Taking a dig at BJP’s Antakshari, which it termed as a ‘cultural programme’ during the ongoing national executive meet in Indore congress leaders have said it’s a ‘good thing’ to keep the jobless BJP leaders occupied.

Zee Business conclave on financial markets begins in Mumbai

A conclave on Indian and global financial markets, organised by Zee Business, started here with the goal of “bringing together the best financial brains of India under one roof” to discuss key economic and financial issues”.

Give up conclave and attend to flood hit people`s woes: JDS

The JDS Thursday demanded that the BJP govt in Karnataka immediately call off its conclave at Mysore, scheduled to end today and respond to woes of people of North Karnataka.