Congress, BJP begin switching loyalties ahead of Tehri bypoll

As the Tehri Lok Sabha bypoll draws near, disgruntled elements in Congress and BJP in Uttarakhand have begun to switch loyalties.

US, NATO plan to persuade Taliban leaders to switch loyalties

Adopting the `sons of Iraq` strategy, the US and NATO forces in Afghanistan have initiated a plan to persuade middle and low level Taliban commanders to switch loyalties, a top American military leader has said.