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Buenos Aires: The talks collapsed at the WTO's 11th ministerial conference with the US reneging on its commitment to finding a permanent solution to the public food stockpile issue, resulting in disappointment to developing countries such as India. As the US refused to engage, the 164-member WorldMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 09:03 IST
Kadapa (AP): CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday attacked the Centre and the TDP government over the pending special category status to Andhra Pradesh. "Promises like the special category status for AP, a special package for backward areas and setting up a steel factory in KadapaMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 08:41 IST
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated INS Kalvari to the nation on Thursday and said that India is playing an important role in combating terrorism via sea, piracy and drug smuggling. "As India's Maritime partnership is increasing, the framework is being improved, which is making the goalMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:48 IST | Updated 11:00 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday petitioned the Election Commission for action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for addressing an event organised by an industry body on the eve of the final phase of the Gujarat polls where he attacked the main opposition party.
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:44 IST | Updated 10:22 IST
New Delhi: Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that the party would leave the Centre with no choice but to ensure the passage of a Bill which provides for 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies, and hinted at major changes within the partyMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:29 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Wednesday appreciated the strengthening of bilateral relationship between India and Singapore in various sectors, including trade and investment, connectivity, defence and security. Modi made these remarks during his meeting with visiting Emeritus SeniorMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:17 IST
New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said she would strive to ensure that a healthy discussion is held on all issues raised by leaders of political parties in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow. She also said that besides government business, she would try toMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:32 IST
New Delhi: A "shake up" is being given to the defence ministry to speed up various acquisition projects, ensure transparency and clear backlogs for key programmes, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said. In an address at a industry chamber, she also said the government is seriouslyMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:47 IST
Lucknow: A checklist and coaching programme designed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to improve birth outcomes and target the major causes of death in Uttar Pradesh -- India's most populous state and among those with highest birth-related mortality rates -- has produced unsatisfactoryMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:28 IST
New Delhi: Finance Minister Amit Mitra, on Thursday, attacked the Central government on what he called "premature GST launch" and said it had led to revenue shortfall of Rs 39,111 crore to states in just four months. He said, "The plummeting GST collections by Rs 12,000 crore in one month was aMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:18 IST
New Delhi: On the eve of the Winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said opposition must always have its say irrespective of its strength in the House, but the government must have its way in the end. He also urged the parties to be patient during proceedingsMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:09 IST
Agartala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagawat would pay a five-day visit to Tripura from Friday during course of which he would review the organisatinal works of the Sangha to further strengthen it in the Northeastern region. Bhagawat would interact with the executives of the north eastern region as part ofMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:12 IST
Jaipur: The third Indo-UK joint army training exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' concluded on Thursday at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan. The fortnight-long exercise, which was aimed at sharing best practices and experiences of the two armies, had started on December 1 and approximately 120More
Published 14-Dec-2017 17:52 IST
New Delhi: More than 600 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala continued to remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi rampaged through parts of south and western India a fortnight ago, a home ministry official said on Thursday. As many as 433 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and 186 from Kerala were yet to beMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 16:16 IST
New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday asked the Election Commission why it picked on the party's president-elect Rahul Gandhi for giving media interviews while leaving out BJP leaders who did the same thing. In a series of tweets, Chidambaram accused the poll panel of sleeping on theMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 14:25 IST
New Delhi: After BJP's attack on Congress on the "Ram Setu" issue, the party defended itself by saying "Lord Rama was "omnipresent" and BJP was trying to divert attention from the development issues of Gujarat. "Lord is omnipresent, he is everywhere, he resides in every substance and particles, RamMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 08:30 IST
New Delhi: Congress' Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken on Wednesday described the death of former Delhi Assembly Speaker Chaudhary Prem Singh as an irreparable loss for the party.
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:43 IST
Chandigarh: BJP national vice-president Avinash Rai Khanna has proposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that photographs and a brief introduction of martyred paramilitary soldiers should be displayed in the institutions they had studied.
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:30 IST
Mumbai: Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not get justice in the Hindu religion and asked all members of the community to do so.
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:28 IST
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