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Details of investment in Jammu and Kashmir would be available very soon: Sitharaman

The details of the government's policy to attract more investments in Jammu and Kashmir would be available very soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said,...

Britain struggles on two fronts to agree last-ditch Brexit deal

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris...

Bullied judge wins landmark whistleblowing case in UK Supreme Court

A district judge who says she was bullied, victimised and suffered a breakdown after raising concerns about the dangers of government cuts to legal...

Trump downplays Turkey’s assault in Syria, says sanctions better than fighting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against US-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was...

Madrid takes firm line as pro-independence groups march in Catalonia

Pro-independence groups began protest marches in Catalonia on Wednesday against the jailing of nine separatist leaders, despite a new warning by the Spanish government...

Jeers force Hong Kong leader to abandon annual policy speech

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech because of jeering lawmakers on Wednesday but later offered no direct olive branch...

Supreme Court reserves its order on Ayodhya

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, reserved its order on the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case at Ayodhya. The apex court granted...

India halved its poverty rate since 1990s: World Bank

India has halved its poverty rate since the 1990s and achieved a seven plus growth rate over the last 15 years, the World Bank...

India slips to 102nd rank in Global Hunger Report 2019 behind Nepal Pak Bangladesh

India has slipped to 102 position in the Global Hunger Index 2019 of 117 countries, slipping from its 2018 position of 95 and behind...

Indian public sector banks had ‘worst phase’ under Manmohan, Raghuram Rajan: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Indian public sector banks had the "worst phase" under the combination of former Prime Minister Manmohan...