Thai Army Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha assumes Prime Minister post

Gen Prayuth assumed the new post following an endorsement from King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who appointed him as the country`s 29th prime minister this morning.

Ensure justice for Tamils, PM Narendra Modi tells Sri Lanka

In a clear sign that India has not washed its hands off Sri Lankan affairs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged Colombo to ensure "justice and self-respect" to its Tamil minority.

Congress insulting PM Narendra Modi by asking CMs to boycott events: BJP

The ruling BJP on Thursday slammed the Congress for instructing its chief ministers not to share dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Pakistan crisis puts army back in the driving seat

Besieged Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been assured by the country`s military there will be no coup, but in return he must "share space with the army", according to a government source who was privy to recent talks between the two sides.

Pakistan cleric demands Sharif arrest as protests dwindle

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said he would stage a sit-in that would continue until Sharif leaves office, lashing out at the government he claims was elected fraudulently.

Opposition targets PM in Rajya Sabha over statement on WTO

Congress on Monday created uproar in Rajya Sabha and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the previous UPA government sacrificed the interests of the poor at WTO and demanded a clarification from him in the House along with a discussion.

Turkey set to elect Erdogan as strongman president

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is today expected to vanquish his two rivals in elections to become the next Turkish president, promising to expand the post with new powers.

Modi extended open invite to address US Congress joint session

In a goodwill gesture, Speaker of US House of Representatives John Boehner has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress at a date convenient to him.

Modi meets BJP MPs from Northeast, south

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met BJP MPs from the northeastern and southern states and interacted with them on their role in the new government.

Ukraine parliament rejects resignation of prime minister

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday voted not to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, meaning he will remain at the helm of the strife-torn ex-Soviet state.

Manmohan Singh backs Sonia Gandhi, says no files were sent to 10 Janpath

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday came out in defence of Sonia Gandhi, after former union minister Natwar Singh made a series of “disclosures” on the Congress president.

When I will write my own book, truth will come out: Sonia Gandhi on Natwar Singh`s allegations

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reacted to former partyman Natwar Singh`s claim that she gave up the prime ministership in 2004 not because of her “inner voice”, but because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi.

PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Cabinet next month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his Council of Ministers in the middle of next month, reports claimed on Monday.

PM launches `MyGov` portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched a website that aims to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like Clean Ganga or skill development.

PM condoles death of students in Telangana accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the students who lost their lives when a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana.

Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed PS to PM Narendra Modi

IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, succeeding Vikram Misri, who is going to Spain as Ambassador.

Netanyahu calls for restraint amid escalating violence

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for restraint amid growing calls from the right-wing groups to revenge the abduction and murder of three Israeli teens last month.

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

PM Narendra Modi to launch Katra-Udhampur train on July 4

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a one-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on July 4, his first to the state after assuming office, official sources said.

Armed U.S. aircraft now flying over Iraq: Defense officials

The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.