Stories By Smita Prakash
125 Sep 2015 Fri
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in New York as he starts his visit to the US, in a bid to shore up support for India to secure a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.
223 Sep 2015 Wed
The United States and India have signed a joint declaration which expands their cooperation over several issues, including counter-terrorism.
321 Sep 2015 Mon
US Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry are set to meet Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Junior Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
409 Sep 2015 Wed
The state government says the ban is aimed at respecting the sentiments of the Jains, who are fasting as part of the Paryushman festival. But non-Jains say the ruling pays no heed to their personal freedom of choice.
503 Sep 2015 Thu
The deal had been deadlocked for months over price and a clause asking France to re-invest 30 to 50 per cent of the contract back into Indian industry.
622 Aug 2015 Sat
India-Pakistan relations have deteriorated over the past two weeks with cross-border exchanges of fire an an almost daily basis, as well as terror attacks in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir for which India blames Pakistani terror groups.
722 Aug 2015 Sat
India’s chronic rural poverty is a major obstacle to the country's ambition of becoming a dominant Asian power, according to a recent survey showing half of its rural population still lack regular income.
822 Aug 2015 Sat
The Aam Aadmi Party's decision on Tuesday to pass an amended bill allowing it to raise the value added tax on goods has got its supporters wondering if the party is veering off course.
922 Aug 2015 Sat
Criticism is mounting after the Delhi government released a television advertisement deemed by many to be sexist and anti-poor.
1022 Aug 2015 Sat
India's Congress party as re-branded the Gandhi family scion Rahul as a champion of the poor, and he has begun a campaign to highlight the purported anti-poor polices of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.