Category: India

India’s coal minister’s sexist remark against women earns heavy brickbats.

STORY: India’s coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal made sexist remarks against women at an event in northern Kanpur city. While speaking at the event on Tuesday (October...

Dissenting states cannot veto FDI decision, says India’s Commerce Minister.

STORY: India’s commerce minister, Anand Sharma, said on Tuesday (October 02) that while state governments opposed to foreign direct investment (FDI) were free not to...

India thrashes Pakistan by eight wickets

STORY: India, led by a superb unbeaten 78 from Virat Kohli, kept their Twenty20 World Cup hopes alive with an emphatic eight-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the...

India’s Defence Minister says enhancing overall preparedness of armed forces is top priority

STORY: India’s Defence Minister, Arackaparambil Kurien Antony said that the top priority is to enhance the overall preparedness of the armed forces by providing them...

Indian PM approved FDI under US pressure: Opposition.

STORY: India’s main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said on Monday (October 01) that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was opposed to opening up the retail...

Rally taken out in Mumbai on occasion of International Day for Elderly Persons

STORY: A rally was taken out in India’s western Mumbai city to create awareness on the plight of the elderly on the occasion of International Day for Elderly Citizens,...

Another ally of Indian government opposes foreign investment in retail sector

STORY: After India’s regional Trinamool Congress (TMC) pulled the plug from the federal ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) over the decision to introduce foreign...

Delhi Police makes five arrests in $ 1 million heist case.

STORY: Delhi Police made five arrests and recovered a cache of arms used to rob $ 1 million from a cash van in the national capital’s upmarket Defence Colony. While...

Indian fans sound upbeat ahead of their team’s match against Australia.

STORY: Indian cricket fans sounded upbeat of their team’s chances against the Australians in the upcoming super eight match of the world Twenty20. India and Australia...

Social activist lauds legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar by portraying her with his blood.

STORY: Social activist and a medical practitioner by profession, Mahesh Yadav from Bhopal in India’s central state of Madhya Pradesh has portrayed legendary singer,...