A senior Democratic senator's complaints today, and noisy protesters, underscored the Obama administration's challenge in seeking congressional approval for enhanced powers to reach trade deals with Japan, India and many other countries.
Congress candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee, who is contesting Delhi Assembly polls from Greater Kailash constituency, today said that resolving local issues such as women security, traffic and parking is her priority and she is going door-to-door to campaign focusing on them.
As India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade, Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned why the government did not display its strategic assets this time.
Congress and AAP on Monday raised objections over BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi being seated in the VVIP enclosure at the front row during the Republic Day function here, saying that it was gross misuse of power and Election Commission should look into the matter.
US President Barack Obama's India visit will be followed up by "greater neo-liberal reforms" in the country, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said as he accused the NDA government of cementing India's position as a 'subordinate ally' of America.
In view of the growing strategic partnership between Washington and New Delhi, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Monday that Russia and India remain strategic partners and no external influence can affect them.
The body of an unidentified youth was today found inside a kiosk near Udyog Bhawan, which stands about 100-m away from Rajpath, the venue of the Republic Day parade, just a few hours before the event began, sending security agencies into a tizzy.
Alleging that money power was being used by ruling AIADMK to ensure its victory, Congress on Monday announced it would neither contest nor support any party in the February 13 byelections to Srirangam assembly constituency.
An impregnable security ring with 20,000 security personnel guarding the national capital has been kept intact even after the Republic Day parade as US President Barack Obama stays overnight in the capital till Tuesday afternoon.