EAM S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on fast-evolving situation in Gulf post-Qasem Soleimani's assassination
S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed ties between Iran and the US over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani
Javad Zarif says Iran interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with US, claims India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in Gulf
India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in the Gulf region as New Delhi is an important player, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday
Constitution Day: Amid boycott by Opposition, Narendra Modi addresses joint session of Parliament, urges citizens to focus on fulfilling duties
Noting that the Constitution begins with 'we the people of India', Narendra Modi said people are its strength, inspiration and aim
Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime
The decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech
BJP to filter questions for Narendra Modi from workers after 'embarrasment' during live interaction programme, says party source
The incident reportedly occurred during Modi's interaction with "booth workers" from northern districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Referring to an incident that took place last week during Narendra Modi's interaction with "booth workers" in Tamil Nadu, Rahul Gandhi said, "BJP-vetted" questions is a superb idea, but the party should also "consider vetted answers"
SAARC is dead in water; Pakistan's 'invitation' to India is simple posturing for a smooth IMF bailout
It’s in Pakistan’s interest to make a show of ending hostilities with India. The IMF is certainly not going to hand out another tranche of assistance, without making sure it doesn’t go into wasteful expenditure like tilting against Indian windmills.
Narendra Modi pays homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at prayer meeting for former PM, says 'every Indian is inspired by him'
The prime minister also admired Atal Bihari Vajpayee's zeal to make India a nuclear state.
The government seemed to realise that holding no talks is not an option that it assiduously promoted among India’s voters in the run-up to elections.
Most of the economists Firstpost contacted preferred FDI engagement in India on a long-term, not flighty money where investors seek to make quick profits and make a quick exit. The latter, they feel leaves the economy and livelihood of people vulnerable. The blanket embrace to all kinds of investment in all sectors is an ill-conceived idea, they said.<br />
The rally is being held at the Jambooree Maidan and 7.5 lakh people have reportedly turned up for it, though there was space for just 5 lakh supporters. We bring you live updates.