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Sikh-Americans seek PM Modi’s help over for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

A Sikh American body on Monday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help in opening the Kartarpur Sahib corridor, which would give the community members...

US-based journalist says she was raped by M J Akbar 23 yrs ago in...

A US-based editor of a leading media house has accused former Union minister M J Akbar of raping her in India 23 years ago,...

2G scam: Top court scraps 122 telecom licences

INDIA’S Supreme Court today scrapped 122 telecom licences awarded in a 2008 sale at the centre of a corruption scandal, further embarrassing the government...

Madhya Pradesh Governor calls Congress leaders for talks

Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday called senior Congress leaders at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal at noon for talks, after the party...

Indian cabinet expected to approve anti-graft bill

INDIA’S cabinet was expected to approve today a landmark anti-corruption bill which was the focus of nationwide demonstrations in August that rocked the government....

Hospital fire kills at least 73 in Kolkata

A FIRE swept through a seven-storey hospital in Kolkata today, killing at least 73 people, most of them patients, a senior hospital official said....

27 economic offenders fled India in last 5 years

Twenty-seven defaulting businessmen and economic offenders have fled the country in the last five years, Parliament was informed on Friday. Interpol has been approached to...

India uses massive mobile phone network to combat coronavirus

India is using its massive mobile phone network to spread coronavirus awareness messages, kicking off with coughing sounds, on how to protect against the...