When a selfie is not enough – India abuzz over `velfie` craze!
When a selfie is not enough – India abuzz over `velfie` craze!

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

Modi's China visit: Politicians' take on Sino-Indian ties

PM Narendra Modi kicked off his visit to China on Thursday, politicians analysed the relationship between the two countries.

SC prohibits photos of politicians in govt ads except President, PM and CJI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday prohibited the use of photographs of political leaders in advertisements issued by the government and its agencies.

Now read politicians' deleted tweets

Politicians have a knack of saying one thing and then going back on it soon. That happens with their tweets too.

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

US President Barack Obama said today that American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more like Edward M. Kennedy, as politicians from both parties lauded the late senator's collegial spirit at the dedication of an institute that bears his name.

DNA: Analysis of Essar French cruise controversy

In today's special episode of DNA, watch analysis of Essar French cruise controversy.

DNA: Analysis of PM Narendra Modi's speech in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Opposition in an hour-long speech in the Lok Sabha.

Also watch: DNA test of Politicians and some journalists who are involved in Essar French cruise controversy.

Politicians fume after Premier League chief's wage remarks
Politicians fume after Premier League chief's wage remarks

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore was criticised on Wednesday for saying he saw no problem with clubs paying staff the minimum wage after the league sold its British TV rights for 5.1 billion pounds ($7.80 billion).

In Denmark, Dalai Lama has `nothing to ask` politicians

 The Dalai Lama said Wednesday that the Danish government`s reluctance to meet him during a visit to Denmark was "logical" since his retirement meant he had "nothing to ask" politicians.

Nepal risks return to confrontation: UN warns politicians

The UN on Wednesday warned Nepal's warring political leaders that they risk a return to "confrontation and conflict" if they fail to set aside their narrow interests and focus on writing a new constitution by the deadline due next week.

Reduced security cover to politicians frees 197 personnel

In the backdrop of Maharashtra government's decision to scale down police security to politicians and their families, Minister of State for Home, Ram Shinde on Wednesday said the move will free nearly 200 personnel, who shall now be assigned duties demanding greater attention.

Pakistan: Taliban threatens to kill children of Army personnel, politicians

Taliban has issued another threat – stop killing our terrorists or we will target the children of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army officials.

Angelina Jolie interested in politics
Angelina Jolie interested in politics

Actress Angelina Jolie says her humanitarian works has furthered her interest in politics.

DNA: Why is India's alert system on silent mode?

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test on why India's Alert system is on silent mode.

Why politicise J&K floods? Part-II

Jammu and Kashmir is battling the worst floods that has hit the state in the last 60 years. While the flood situation in the state has worsen, why politicians are politicising it.

Yardstick for judiciary should also apply for ministers: SC

The Supreme Court has made it clear that the yardstick followed in appointments in judiciary and civil services of not inducting persons with doubtful integrity should also be applied while appointing minsters.

Political workers can`t stay after campaign ends: EC

The Election Commission has put restrictions on the presence of political functionaries in Patiala (urban) and Talwandi Sabo Assembly constituencies where by-polls are to be held on August 21, after the campaign period is over.

Gopinath Munde joins long list of popular politicians felled by road accident

Every life lost to a road accident is most avoidable! But when public representatives who have been chosen to govern the nation are killed in road accidents, it shows that the road safety standards in the country are up for urgent review.

Romario, Bebeto fight over World Cup

As team-mates they brought home the 1994 World Cup for Brazil, but as politicians Romario and Bebeto have become bitter rivals over the hosting of this year`s tournament.

Politicians anxious in anticipation of 2014 poll results

Cutting across party lines, most politicians appear to be anxious about the results they will achieve from the 2014 general elections.