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India eyes breakthrough on US surveillance drones ahead of Modi trip

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: India is pushing for US approval of its request to buy a naval variant of the Predator drone, officials said, as Prime Minister Narendra Moditries to revitalise relations with Washington when he meets President Donald Trump for the ...

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Memo to Venkaiah Naidu: Loan waiver didn’t become a fashion overnight; Centre must share the blame too

Taking cues from his cabinet colleague Arun Jaitley, Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu too has joined the club of those warning against the farm loan waiver spree, now spreading fast across the country, Karnataka being the latest state. ...

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Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling backs Gorkhaland movement

The agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state in the Darjeeling hills got a shot in the arm with Sikkim chief minister publicly backing the statehood demand. Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling has queered the pitch for his Bengal counterpart Mamata ...

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Humiliated, Say Rajasthan Families; 1.5 Lakh Homes Stamped ‘I Am Poor’

The message also states that the inhabitants of the houses receive subsidised food grain that poor families are entitled to, triggering sharp criticism of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her party, the BJP. HIGHLIGHTS 1.5 lakh homes painted with “I ...

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Greater Noida gangrape: 3 arrested, car used in crime recovered

The 35-year-old victim was abducted from Sohna in Gurgaon and thrown out of a car in Greater Noida early on Tuesday after being gangraped for hours. The Greater Noida Police today arrested three people accused of kidnapping, raping a woman ...

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