Headlines

Work on rail infrastructure delinked from Rail Budget?

The Union Cabinet will soon consider a proposal to delink rail infrastructure development from the Railway Budget, paving the way for partial corporatisation of the Railways.

BJP asks 120 MPs to join battle in Delhi

BJP asks 120 MPs to join battle in Delhi(Photo: PTI)

A seemingly worried BJP on Thursday unleashed at least 120 MPs from across the country and 19 Union ministers to woo Delhi voters ahead of the February 7 Assembly elections.

New foreign secretary takes charge amid row

S. Jaishankar takes charge at South Block, and says: “My priorities are the  government’s priorities.”

A day after the Narendra Modi government sacked Sujatha Singh as foreign secretary by abruptly “curtailing” her tenure, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said the government had to issue orders

Editor held for using Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Following complaints by residents and some religious leaders, the editor of a local Urdu daily was arrested by the Mumbra police for hurting the religious sentiments of the Muslim community after she

Ordinances: Key officials meet today

With the Budget Session beginning February 23, the government has moved fast to convert recent ordinances into legislation.

‘Had sought early retirement,’ says former Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh

Former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh with S Jaishankar. (Photo: PTI)

A day after the government said that her tenure as Foreign Secretary has been "curtailed", Sujatha Singh on Thursday claimed that she had actually sought early retirement.

Delhi polls: BJP to come out with 'vision document'; fires 5 questions at Kejriwal

AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI/DC)

BJP on Thursday decided to put its campaign for Delhi assembly polls in top gear by fielding several of its frontline leaders and targeting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal with five questions, an exercise w

PM Modi for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

PM Modi for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said to be extremely keen to be part of this year’s Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to Tibet, and could even take the new motorable route from the Nathu-La border point in Sik

BJP’s top leaders to join Delhi campaign

Sensing that the outcome of the Delhi Assembly polls will have a cascading effect on the coming Assembly elections in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is in no mood to take chances, and h

Kiran Bedi: Why did AAP offer me CM post?

Delhi's BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi. (Photo: PTI)

BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi hit back Wednesday at the AAP’s allegations that she had “gone soft” on the BJP while in that party, asking former colleagues “why they offered her the CM’s post if she was

On the first day of American President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the two most commonly used words were chemistry and optics.

January 27, 2015, was an eventful day. A few events took place almost simultaneously on this day that are likely to impact the future of India’s security and economy.