Entertainment channel Comedy Central was taken off air in India for six days Wednesday after a court upheld a ruling by government regulators who took offence to simulated sex scenes and "vulgar" language.
Winter Session of Parliament beginning Monday is all set to be a contentious affair with several Opposition parties deciding to oppose the Insurance Bill and corner the government on black money issue.
The Indian medals winners in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games were today felicitated by the government in the presence of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for their impressive show in the multi-sport event at a star-studded function here.
As the debate on alleged black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks continues, Switzerland today said it is looking forward to working together with the new government of India in its fight against tax evasion.
The US on Wednesday welcomed Indian government`s initiative to invite SAARC leaders to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and said increased engagement between India and Pakistan is a "positive step".
Japan on Monday said it will work with the new Indian government to further deepen political and economic ties amid reports here that talks were underway for Narendra Modi to visit the country as Prime Minister.
Describing security cooperation with India as "a central element of the broad US-India strategic partnership", the US says it looks forward to working closely with the next Indian government to build on it.