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UN projects higher growth rate for India

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The UN projects India's economy to grow by 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year and expects it to rise to 6.6 per cent in the next. The projection in the UN's World Economic ... Read More


Was India's controversial citizenship act modeled on US legislation?

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government may have had the intention of providing refuge to victims of religious persecution through the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) but it ... Read More


Trump ignorance of India-China border shocked Modi: Book

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- US President Donald Trump shocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by telling him that India did not share a border with China and it set back ties between the two countries, accordi... Read More


Jeff Bezos promises to create a million new jobs in India

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- After a snub and a snarky putdown by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the e-commerce giant will create a million new ... Read More


Is India heading for a constitutional crisis over CAA?

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must have been taken aback by the range and intensity of the protests that have erupted across the country against the new citizenship law... Read More


Russia to deliver five S-400 air defence systems to India in 2025

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Russia on Friday said that five S-400 anti-aircraft air-defence systems will be delivered to India in 2025, as per schedule. At a press briefing, Russian ambassador to India Niko... Read More


Russia calls Kashmir action an internal matter of India

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Russia on Friday reiterated that the constitutional reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir state was an internal matter of India and none of its concern. Russian Ambassador to Indi... Read More


Sri Lankan PM for action against animal cruelty

Colombo, Jan. 17 -- Sri Lankan Prime Minster Mahinda Rajapaksa has said he had informed authorities to immediately take measures to halt any forms of animal cruelty in the island country. In a statem... Read More


Pakistani filmmaker pens open letter to PM Imran Khan as people try to halt his film's release

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Pakistani filmmaker Sarmad Khoosat's upcoming film Zindagi Tamasha may have won big in South Korea but in its own country, it is suffering. According to the filmmaker, there hav... Read More


Bhutanese government suggests major tax reforms, create a resilient economy

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Bhutan's finance ministry, in a bid to modernise its tax structure, has submitted major reforms that include the introduction of GST, removing 50 per cent tax on hybrid cars and ... Read More