India 's economy probably expanded less than 5 percent for a second quarter as political gridlock that threatens Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's growth agenda tempered gains from farm output and lower interest rates.
Iran says IAEA report shows nuclear drive is peaceful TEHRAN: A new report by the UN atomic watchdog validates Iran's progress in its 'peaceful' nuclear activities despite international sanctions, the country's envoy to the agency said on Thursday.
Chennai, May 23 : Opposing any disinvestment in integrated mining-cum-power generating Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd.
If -- and considering the myriad problems the United Progressive Alliance government finds itself mired in these days, that could be a very big IF ! -- the UPA wins the 2014 elections, who will be India's next prime minister? It increasingly looks like Manmohan Singh has run his course; both the Congress and the nation seem tired of the good ... (more)
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged on Thursday to crack down on corruption in the defence sector after a string of recent graft scandals left his government facing renewed calls to step down.
India's scandal-rocked Congress party marked its last anniversary in power Wednesday before facing voters in 2014, amid dismal poll ratings and a growing clamor for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit.
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New Delhi, May 22: Sushma Swaraj today said the BJP would take an "appropriate decision at an appropriate time" on its prime ministerial candidate for 2014 but added the call would be taken in consultation with allies and stressed that L.K. Advani was a contender.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today came down heavily on main opposition party BJP for disrupting Parliament proceedings and preventing crucial legislation from being passed.
After an earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir state on May 1 left thousands of people homeless and caused 6 billion rupees in infrastructure damage, state officials said Tuesday that they are petitioning the central government for a special relief package.
New Delhi, May 22: The government will seek the views of the Kirit Parikh panel before deciding the formula for subsidy to state-owned oil firms.
China's premier signed economic agreements and praised Pakistan in glowing terms as he began a two-day visit Wednesday, underscoring the importance of the longstanding alliance to the two Asian powers.
For Delhi's chatterati, the ultimate status symbol is getting the prime minister to attend the weddings of their sons or daughters.
May 21, Chennai: The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa today reiterated her call to take Sri Lanka's Katchatheevu islet back and redraw the International Maritime Boundary Line to stop the alleged attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy an allow them to carry on fishing without hindrance.
Guwahati, May 20: Senior Congress legislator Anjan Dutta today openly expressed his reservations against Santiuse Kujur's nomination as the party's second candidate for the May 30 Rajya Sabha elections.
New Delhi, May 20: The mood of the nation has decisively turned against the UPA and although the main beneficiary will be the BJP-led NDA, parties not allied with either will gain a large chunk of the seats if the general election is held now, according to an opinion poll.