London, April 30, One of Britain's most senior cabinet ministers has resigned after growing pressure over her handling of targets to deport illegal immigrants. The resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd came after documents leaked in the British press showed that she set a target to increase the number of deportations by 10 per cent, despite her denials.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's worldwide travels, which appeared to lag a little with the advent of President Donald Trump and his own domestic troubles, resumed with a bang with visits to four Islamic countries in four days in February. For a person of the Prime Minister's reputation and record, this was revolutionary. No other single journey of his as Prime Minister was so rich in symbolism and practical wisdom.
New Delhi, Feb 27 Even as the Chinese Communist Party amended the country's Constitution to pave the way for President Xi Jinping to continue beyond the traditional two-term presidency, a leading Indian Sinologist and former envoy to Beijing described the Chinese supremo's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a "strategic opening to expand its regional and global profile" that will inevitably "impinge on India's strategic space".
Centurion, Feb 3 South Africa suffered a huge blow after skipper Faf du Plessis was ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing One-Day International (ODI) series against India with a fractured finger, even as the tourists aim to exert pressure on the depleted hosts in the second match here on Sunday.