Singapore, a leading partner of New Delhi in Southeast Asia, does not want to miss a ride on the “fast train” that promises to be the India growth story. With …Read More
In the early days of the Cold War, nationalism was a particularly bad word in underdeveloped or developing countries, whose primary purpose was to service the First World and fulfil …Read More
It’s never too later to learn. And mentoring comes easy to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a former pracharak (volunteer) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Talking to the first-time MPs of the ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Modi unveiled his template of national renewal and imparted lessons in governance and parliamentary etiquette to the 160-odd BJP MPs June 28 at the satellite town of Surjajkund near the capital Delhi. A vibrant presence on social media, addressing the problems of the common man promptly and making their presence felt on the floor of the House — these were some of the tips given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to BJP MPs.Read More
Videos, tweets, apps, and photo updates. Anything for jihad! The Sunni militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is spearheading a violent insurgency in Iraq, is using myriad social media platforms with a vengeance.Read More
Indian celebrity sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has done India proud once more. His signature work, “Save Tree, Save the Future,” has won the People’s Choice prize at the World Cup …Read More
BEIJING: Taking a long-range view of India-China relations, Vice-President Hamid Ansari has called for a new paradigm of global action and underlined the relevance of the Panchsheel, the five principles …Read More
India has reacted sharply to reports that China has in its recent map shown Arunachal Pradesh as its territory, saying “cartographic depiction” does not change reality on the ground and …Read More
Japan, Asia’s second largest economy, is looking to scale up economic ties with India under the new government in Delhi, but has pressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ease policy …Read More
The situation in Iraq continues to be relentlessly grim, with 39 Indians continuing to languish in captivity for more than two weeks. Against this backdrop, India has called all Indian envoys of Gulf countries and ambassadors of these nations stationed in Delhi for a brainstorming session to map the way forward for rescuing Indian hostages.
The Indian government has set up camp offices in the Iraqi cities of Karbala, Najaf and Basra to assist Indian nationals in Iraq. Indian officers will offer all types of assistance, including providing travel documents, resolving issues of contractual nature with employers of Indian nationals and free air tickets to the indigent who can’t afford to fly back on their own.
A stretch of the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) pipeline running through the village of Nagaram in the East Godavri district of Andhra Pradesh, India’s southern state, has become …Read More