updated 3:12 AM UTC, Jul 26, 2017

Nitish Kumar Quits As Bihar Chief Minister, Says 'Conscience Pricked Me'

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:42
PATNA: Nitish Kumar has quit as Chief Minister of Bihar, ending the two-year-long political experiment that was branded as a game-changing Maha-gathbandhan or Grand Alliance which included his party, Lalu Yadav and the Congress. This evening, Mr Kumar met with…

China Claims India Admits To Crossing Into Its Territory

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 17:01
NEW DELHI: Amid the simmering dispute at the Sikkim border, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi today claimed India has "admitted" to entering Chinese territory, brushing off India's assertion that Chinese soldiers are on Bhutanese soil. "The rights and wrongs are…

Let Whole Country Watch This, Says Speaker, Suspends 6 Congress MPs

Monday, 24 July 2017 16:40
NEW DELHI: Six Congress lawmakers have been suspended for five days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for their "highly unbecoming" conduct as they attempted to raise the issue of mob lynchings in the lower house of Parliament today. The…

Bofors 'Genie' Will Haunt Congress Unless It Is Investigated, Says BJP

Monday, 24 July 2017 12:00
NEW DELHI: The decades-old Bofors case returned to dog the Congress in parliament today as the ruling BJP raised Swedish chief investigator Sten Lindstrom's revelations on the role of then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Asked for a response, Congress vice…

China Warns India To 'Correct Mistake', Talks Of Increased Deployments

Monday, 24 July 2017 11:59
NEW DELHI / BEIJING: China's defence ministry on Monday warned India not to harbour any illusions about the Chinese military's ability to defend its territory amid the simmering border dispute at Sikkim. "Shaking a mountain is easy but shaking the…