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'Swaraj's help to Lalit Modi a clear case of quid-pro-quo'

Opposition parties on Monday piled up pressure on the government over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's help to fugitive former IPL boss Lalit Modi but the beleagured leader received support from......

Lashkar-e-Tayiba: A history of terrorism

Pakistani media and some foreign news agencies, including the Associated Press, reported on December 8, that helicopter-borne ;Pakistani security forces raided a camp of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba......

Lankan situation is of serious concern: Dr Singh

As Tamil members of Parliament mounted pressure on the Centre over the incidents in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the situation in the island nation is a cause for......

Religion should be delinked from terror: PM in Malaysia

Describing terrorism as the “biggest threat” to the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it needs to be delinked from religion as he pressed for a united global fight to......

In 18 months Modi spent 2.5 months out of India

Do Modi's foreign visits actually serve India or they nothing more than expensive tools for domestic positioning and image-building, asks Shehzad Poonawalla. George Walker Bush, the 43rd President......

Air Kerala: State to press Centre for rules relaxation

Keen on floating a state-sponsored air service, Congress-led UDF government has asked the Centre to waive certain regulatory norms to start its proposed low-cost airline 'Air Kerala', mainly to......

Snafu over FDI policy in telecom

The government guidelines that enhanced foreign direct investment in telecom services from 49 per cent to 74 per cent (Press Note 5 of November 3, 2005) are proposed to be "suspended" indefinitely.......

Local firms to lose veto in new foreign ventures

The Centre may provide a sunset clause for Press Note 18, which requires a foreign company to be cleared by its local partner to form another joint venture or a 100 per cent subsidiary in......

Tax collections to fall short of target

FY16 GDP growth was seen at 7.5%, against 8.1-8.5% earlier. The finance ministry on Monday said it expected the overall tax collections this financial year to fall five-seven per cent short of the......

Modi trip gives Facebook, Google chance to press on Indian expansion

For well-travelled Modi, the first trip to the U.S. West Coast by an Indian leader in more than 30 years is a chance to get help on his top policy initiatives, including "Digital India," which aims......

'I wanted the Marigold Hotel films to give very strong sense of India'

'You need to be very careful to avoid certain features and stereotypes whenever you come across a cross cultural story. I was particularly anxious to avoid that in the new film because it’s......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......
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