One year of the US-Taliban agreement: Where does Afghanistan stand?

India, Feb. 27 -- The US-Taliban agreement inked last year on 29 February 2020 after exhausting rounds of complex negotiations engaging the Taliban and the US representatives paved an exit plan for th... Read More

Farmers' protest may throw up a political leadership

India, Feb. 27 -- New Delhi: The farmers' protests have brought the focus sharply on one big ticket question: Where are the farmers' leaders? India lacks a tall farmers' leader even since the days of ... Read More

DRDO whistle-blower, recognised by Parrikar, being ill treated

India, Feb. 27 -- New Delhi: An ailing official with the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO), who was described as a "whistle-blower" by the then Defence Minister, the late Manohar Parrik... Read More

Nirav Modi case: India's 'unsanitary jails' no longer a valid argument in UK courts

India, Feb. 27 -- London: The case for the extradition by the Government of India of Nirav Deepak Modi (RP, Requested Person) is being seen as a landmark case setting a really important precedent that... Read More

Despite MHA's 2016 order, BSF yet to implement women's quota

India, Feb. 27 -- New Delhi: Despite a written standing government order from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), calling for reservation in paramilitary forces, including CRPF, CISF, BSF, SSB and ITB... Read More

Risk of extreme violence in Bengal convinced EC to stagger polls

India, Feb. 27 -- Intelligence Bureau had alerted the Election Commission and the Ministry of Home Affairs that firearms and country-made bombs would be used widely in the Assembly elections in the st... Read More

'Nations with greater genomic surveillance will report more Covid variants'

India, Feb. 27 -- New Delhi: After a new mutation of Covid-19 was found in South Africa and announced in December 2020, medical experts said that the countries that have greater "genomic surveillance"... Read More

'Hunar Haat playing a big role in promoting Vocal for Local'

India, Feb. 27 -- New Delhi: Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the "Hunar Haat" is playing a phenomenal role in promoting Pri... Read More

Delhi govt schools to promote students up to Class 8 sans offline examinations

India, Feb. 27 -- Schools have been asked to grade students on the basis of projects and assignments. New Delhi: As no classroom teaching and learning happened due to the coronavirus pandemic, the De... Read More

Ahead of MCD bypolls, parties' roadshows begin

India, Feb. 27 -- Bypolls for five wards will be held on 28 February; results will be declared on 3 March. New Delhi: Ahead of the MCD bypolls, BJP leaders and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to... Read More