New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for a eight-day tour of Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 and Rio+20 summits.
New Delhi: Notwithstanding the clear edge for Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential race, the opposition NDA appeared keen on ensuring a contest even if it means supporting P A Sangma in a bid to gain new allies ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi/Kolkata: Undaunted by the threat of disciplinary action by his own party, the NCP, P A Sangma insists on contesting the Presidential poll for which he has sought the support of NDA as well as Trinamool Congress, both of whom have given him no commitment.
New Delhi: The NDA fails to firm up a position on the Presidential poll as it was divided over opposing UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee and there was lack of clarity on extending support to P A Sangma.
Mumbai: In a major boost to UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, key NDA constituent Shiv Sena assures him of its support in his bid for the top Constitutional post.
Kolkata: Pushed on the backfoot after being isolated on the Presidential poll, Trinamool Congress sends a terse message to Congress saying it is "mentally prepared to quit" the UPA government if forced to do so and should not be taken for granted.
Bangalore/New Delhi: Pascal Mazurier, the French official in Bangalore who is accused of raping his 3-year-old daughter, faces arrest after the Centre and France made it clear that he does not enjoy any diplomatic immunity and that police can take action against him.
New Delhi: In futher trouble for the strike-hit Air India, 22 of its around 120 Executive pilots have reported 'sick' at a time when the national carrier is struggling to maintain its international operations.
New Delhi: Government has banned the use of serodiagnostic test kits for diagnosis of Tuberculosis in the country, following inaccurate results which could pose a health risk.
New Delhi: The much-trumpeted digitalisation of Cable TV services in four metros will now have to wait for four months beyond July 1, when it was originally scheduled to be introduced.
New Delhi: A contest between UPA heavyweight Pranab Mukherjee and P A Sangma appears to be in the offing for Presidential poll as the former Lok Sabha Speaker quit NCP today amid indications that BJP and some other allies in NDA will support him.
Mumbai: A devastating fire in the Maharashtra government secretariat, including offices of the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister, leaves two persons dead and 16 injured and destroyed large number of files, raising questions on whether any sabotage was the cause.
New Delhi: NDA and Left parties split over Presidential poll as some of their constituents pledged support to UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee who appears set for a runaway victory over P A Sangma, backed by BJP, AIADMK and BJD.
New Delhi: India's crucial monsoon will be normal this year but with less heavier rains as the weather office marginally downgraded its earlier forecast.
Kolkata: In a jolt to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court struck down as constitutionally invalid a state legislation passed at her initiative providing for 400 acres of land to unwilling farmers who had to give up their holding for the Tata Nano car project in Singur over four years back.