Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned a firebrand Hindu candidate from his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who called the assassin of independence icon Mahatma Gandhi a "patriot".
Modi was forced to act on Friday after a backlash grew over theRead More
Australians are heading to the polls to select their next parliament and prime minister, in what has been widely referred to as the climate-change election.
Some 16.5 million Australians are enrolled to vote on Saturday, with more than 4.7 million havingRead More
U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Arabian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation AdministrationRead More
The Intelligence input on Friday warned against terrorists’ plans to carry out an attack on Srinagar and Awantipora air bases in Jammu and Kashmir, government sources said.
Following the warning, security forces have been put on high alert in and around theseRead More
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a proposal that will include significant changes to the way green cards are allocated, by dramatically reducing the number of family-based green cards and moving towards a points-based (“merit-based”) system that will reward, amongRead More
A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, military officials said.
The pilot was not hurt, and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground, said Maj. Perry Covington,
A Silicon Valley-based IT company has filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying the most sought-after H-1B visa to a highly qualified Indian professional, terming the renunciation "arbitrary" and a "clear abuse of discretion".
The ban on United States companies selling parts to Huawei will take effect on Friday, the US commerce secretary has said.
Wilbur Ross told on Thursday that the new regulations will bar Huawei from acquiring components and technology from US firms without governmentRead More
Pakistan’s currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout.
The Pakistani rupee dropped to 147 rupees to the dollar on Thursday morning.
The rupee was traded atRead More
Actor-politician Kamal Haasan, who is at the centre of a raging row over his Hindu extremist remarks, Friday said “every religion has its own terrorists” and that no one claim to be sanctimonious.
The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief also said that he was not afraid of beingRead More