New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India on Tuesday will host for the first time the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process conference aimed at bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A high-level delegation from Cambodia on Monday expressed interest in training investigating officers from the Southeast Asian country at the CBI training centre to develop capacity.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa owns movable and immovable property worth over Rs.113.73 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination for the May 16 assembly elections, a decline of Rs.3.4 crore compared to the value of her assets declared while contesting the bypoll last year.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday removed three polling officers in North 24 Parganas district during the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Parliament on Monday passed a bill amending the gurdwara act, paving the way to bar Sehajdhari or unbaptised Sikhs from voting in elections to the community's religious bodies, including the powerful SGPC, with the Lok Sabha's nod to the measure after a heated debate.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) He couldn't vote for himself as he is in jail, but Trinamool Congress heavyweight Madan Mitra's campaign was handled by his family in his constituency Kamarhati in North 24 Parganas which went to the polls on Monday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Two months after they were sent to jail on charges of sedition, the JNU on Monday fined student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and rusticated three students for taking part in an event to commemorate parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) A police case was registered against the BJP's star candidate Roopa Ganguly on Monday for assaulting a woman voter and preventing her from casting her ballot in the West Bengal assembly elections, a police officer said.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill that seeks to give legislative backing to the Regional Centre for Biotechnology and empower it to award Master's and PhD degrees.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday said that no post-poll violence will be tolerated and strict action will be taken against the perpetrators.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday met representatives from industries related to defence, and discussed the concept of 'strategic partners' as decided by the government, an official said.
Shillong, April 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Monday said strong political will was needed to strengthen connectivity to boost relations between India and his country.
Ahmedabad, April 25 (IANS) The police have arrested 11 students of an engineering college in Anand, in central Gujarat, for allegedly gang raping a 20-year-old woman from the Union Territory of Daman.