New Delhi: Reaching out to his new counterpart in Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulates Raja Pervez Ashraf and expressed confidence that the two countries will continue to make progress on bilateral issues and build good neighbourly relations during his tenure.
Bangalore: Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister S Suresh Kumar tenders his resignation following allegations that he suppressed facts in an affidavit for obtaining a residential site, jolting the BJP government.
Amritsar/New Delhi: BJP-backed Presidential poll candidate P A Sangma targets Finance Minister and UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee, holding him accountable for the country's economic slowdown.
Dhamra (Odisha): Launching green toilets very close to country's missile test-firing facility, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today said there is no use blasting Agni missiles if the sanitation problem is not solved.
New Delhi: A 12-member Coordination Committee has been constituted by Congress to finalise the campaign programme and strategy of UPA's Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who will file his nomination on June 28.
New Delhi: A 43-month international hunt for a key handler of terrorists who struck Mumbai has ended with the arrest of Abul Jundal alias Syed Zabiuddin who was detained in Saudi Arabia and sent here four days ago.
New Delhi: As trouble-shooter Pranab Mukherjee quit the government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh showered accolades on him saying the UPA dispensation owes a "deep debt of gratitude" to him for his "invaluable" contribution and his presence would be deeply missed.
New Delhi: The arrested key handler of Pakistani terrorists who struck Mumbai in 2008 has told investigators ISI operatives were part of the conspiracy and present in the LeT control room in Karachi from where the masterminds choreographed the carnage.
New Delhi: Union Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned in the wake of a Himachal Pradesh court framing corruption charges against him.
New Delhi: Signalling his keenness to boost the economy a day after taking charge of the Finance Ministry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh directed urgent steps for revival of investor spirit and reversal of the climate of pessimism with regeneration of "animal spirit".
New Delhi: After months of wrangling, government and IITs today resolved their differences on the entrance exam row by agreeing on a compromise agreement over holding the common exams from next year.
Thiruvananthapuram: In the backdrop of arrest and interrogation of Abu Jundal, Home Minister P Chidambaram said there was clearly Pakistani state support to the terrorists responsible for the 26/11 massacre in Mumbai.
New Delhi: India requests Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after Islamabad in a midnight twist said it had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announces an ex-gratia of Rs one lakh to the kin of each of those killed in the Assam floods and directed the Defence Ministry to provide army assistance in rescue and relief.
Attari (Amritsar): Freed after spending 31 years in a Pakistani jail on charges of being a spy, Surjeet Singh crosses over the Wagah border to an emotional welcome by family and friends.
New Delhi: UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee files his nomination papers for the Presidential election and reached out to Trinamool Congress and other parties seeking their support for the July 19 poll, which he appears set to win with a "thumping majority".
New Delhi: The Centre reviews the grim flood situation in Assam and assured all help to the state government to tide over the crisis.
New Delhi: India believes that LeT founder Hafiz Saeed was with 26/11 key handler Abu Jundal in the control room set up in Pakistan with some kind of "state support" said Home Minister P Chidambaram.
Raipur/New Delhi: In a major crackdown by CRPF, at least 20 Naxalites including a woman were killed in a fierce overnight gunfight in the dense jungles of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh that also left six jawans wounded.