• Trump And Modi Want A Lot From Their India Stunt. They Won’t Get It All. 25 Feb 2020 02:09 President Donald Trump knows what he’ll be looking for when he lands in India on Monday ― and his host, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a wishlist for the trip too. With their own political careers facing new threats at home, the two ultra-nationalist …
  • Trump Braces for Beef-Free Menu In India 24 Feb 2020 23:24 President Trump, “whose diet is often a rotation of steaks, burgers and meatloaf, faces a potential shock as he prepares to travel to three Indian cities this week,” CNN reports. “His trip includes stops in Gujarat state, Agra and Delhi, where Hindus are …
  • India poised to ruin world order, warns AJK president 24 Feb 2020 22:26 Sardar Masood Khan reaffi­rms that Pakist­an is incomp­lete withou­t Indian Occupi­ed Kashmi­r File photo of AJK President Sardar Masood Khan. PHOTO: ANADOLU AGENCY LAHORE: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has warned that India is …
  • Trump stumbles over name of Indian cricket legend, but marches on during grand state visit 24 Feb 2020 19:07 Updated February 25, 2020 04:52:41 United States President Donald Trump has mangled the pronunciation of several Indian names, including cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, on an otherwise successful first day of his state visit to India. Key points: The …
  • Trump backs India on cross border terror & evades Kashmir & Muslim persecution 24 Feb 2020 17:53 US President Trump in his address today in Ahmedabad India reiterated future direction of global politics in which India plays the role of its key ally in the Indo Pacific region. Heaps of praise were showered by Mr. Trump on the Indian democracy and its …
  • Ground Zero: A dangerous mix of politics and police inaction? 24 Feb 2020 16:28 New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After all, the sudden quiet at Shaheen Bagh, on the boil for over two months, was deeply deceptive, if you look at the way how the protest — for and against the new citizenship law — spilled out to north-east of Delhi, with the …
  • Trump’s triumphal visit to India has all the right people worried 24 Feb 2020 15:19 It’s unfortunate that live coverage of President Trump receiving what AP calls “adulation from a massive, colorful crowd” of 125,000 took place during the wee hours of the morning for most Americans.  But the consequences of his roughly 36 hours in India …
  • Crowds gather to greet Trump as he lands in India 24 Feb 2020 13:16 KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted a letter of resignation to Malaysia’s king, his office said on Monday, amid talk of forming a new governing coalition. The fate of Malaysia’s ruling coalition had been in doubt after surprise …
  • ‘Namaste Trump’: 100,000 People Turn Out To Welcome U.S. President At Start Of India Trip 24 Feb 2020 13:08 Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave to the crowd at Sardar ... [+] Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, India ASSOCIATED PRESS Topline: Donald Trump's two-day visit to …
  • After Texas, Modi Throws Trump an Even Bigger Party in India 24 Feb 2020 11:40 Last year it was “Howdy, Modi!” — a Texas football stadium rally for Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India that featured President Trump. On Monday, Mr. Modi returned the favor with “Namaste Trump,” a campaign-style event in a 110,000-seat cricket stadium …
  • Is the Coronavirus Outbreak a Pandemic Yet? 24 Feb 2020 09:30 As chilling as it is to imagine this scenario, what happened in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of the outbreak, will likely play out elsewhere, too. Hospitals might have to turn away all but the people most seriously ill; their ability to handle …
  • Schools Reopen In Kashmir Valley 24 Feb 2020 08:55 On February 24, 2020 by Press Trust of India Students happy to return to classrooms WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email KO Pic : Abid Bhat SRINAGAR – Donning uniforms after nearly seven months, thousands of students on Monday turned up at their schools that re …
  • Waiting for Trump- Mumbai US Consulates Rs 750 cr land sale caught in Centre-state tussle 24 Feb 2020 02:00 Text Size: A- A+ New Delhi: “We’re not treated very well by India…,” US President Donald Trump said days before he is due to land in Ahmedabad for his maiden visit to the country Monday. That remark was more to do with Washington’s problems with New Delhi …
  • For a President Who Loves Crowd Size, India Aims to Deliver 24 Feb 2020 01:12 Other countries could not muster that show of force and so have taken advantage of whatever local assets they might have when Mr. Trump has come to visit. For Britain, of course, that would be Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s most prominent monarch, who …
  • What Donald Trump gets out of his trip to India 24 Feb 2020 00:17 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Indian Americans are a growing political force in the US. Could this be part of the reason for the trip? India is gearing up to impress the visiting US President Donald Trump on his first official trip to the world…
  • Trump in India: US president due to begin first official trip 24 Feb 2020 00:11 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Narendra Modi and Donald Trump appear have forged a personal relationship US President Donald Trump is due to begin his first official trip of India with a focus on deepening ties between the world's two …
  • Trump is focused on crowd size as he heads to India for state visit 23 Feb 2020 22:04 1. Trump's Indian adventureThe two-day trip will also include a tour of the Taj Mahal and a state dinner in New Delhi. But it's the crowd at the stadium he seems to be most focused on. "President Trump has already been inflating the crowd size …
  • India-bound Donald Trump takes poke at Bernie Sanders and Democrats - over Russia - USA TODAY 23 Feb 2020 20:12 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump left for India on Sunday by seeking to drive a wedge between the Democratic Party and primary front-runner Bernie Sanders over new allegations regarding Russia. Claiming – without evidence – that Democrats are leaking …
  • Hindutva spurs anti-Bangladesh rhetoric in India 23 Feb 2020 17:39 THE Indian Union’s state minister for home affairs Kissan Reddy has recently said that a half of Bangladesh would migrate to India if Indian citizenship was offered to them. The statement which Reddy made in the context of the Citizenship Amendment Act of …
  • Trump on way to India with great expectations 23 Feb 2020 16:47 New York, Feb 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump left for India on Sunday with great expectations of a record reception. He told reporters before leaving leaving the White House, “I hear it’s going to be a big event. Some people say the biggest event they’ve …
  • Noted Islamic philosopher and scientist Al-Farabi draws India-Kazakhstan closer 23 Feb 2020 15:32 New Delhi: Cultural and civilizational ties between India and Kazakhstan are hoping to get a fillip on the 1150th anniversary of renowned thinker of the East Abu Nasr al-Farabi. On February 17 on the occasion of the 1150th anniversary of al-Farabi the …
  • Trump loves a big crowd. He’ll get one of his biggest in India. - POLITICO 23 Feb 2020 14:42 There, he’s expecting an enthusiastic reception as he appears alongside the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, who shares Trump’s nationalist streak. “I’ve always said the president is the greatest showman of our time, which in politics is a good thing …
  • India Set To Welcome Trump, Whose First Stop Will Be In Modi's Home State Of Gujarat 23 Feb 2020 13:06 Vegetable vendors wait for customers below a billboard showing President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the Sardar Patel Stadium in the background, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on Feb. 19. Sam Panthaky/AFP via Getty Images hide …
  • On the eve of his trip to India, Trump tweets out a video of himself as Baahubali 23 Feb 2020 09:29 President Trump is due to spend two days in India, beginning on Monday. Before heading out, he posted a tweet in which he praised his “great friends in INDIA.” Included in the tweet was a video based upon Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, an Indian picture that …
  • Coronavirus hosting animals smuggling from Northeast India to Chinese markets 23 Feb 2020 06:51 by Chandan Kumar Duarah 23 Frbruary 2020 As China is battling the outbreak of coronavirus, many studies have been doing the rounds linking the virus with wild animals. Experts with the World Health Organization (WHO) say there’s a high likelihood the new …
  • Trump in India: What to expect on trade, security and human rights 23 Feb 2020 02:46 President Donald Trump lands in India on Monday, and the trip is expected to be watched closely, not least because of the comparisons that have been regularly made between him and Narendra Modi, the Hindu nationalist prime minister of India. Both leaders …
  • What will Trump's visit do for US-India ties? 23 Feb 2020 00:31 Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump will begin his maiden trip to India on Monday, becoming the seventh American president to visit the country. Rudra Chaudhuri, who writes about diplomacy and security, explains the significance of the …
  • The un-politics of Prashant Kishor 22 Feb 2020 22:54 “As a leader, I wanted Nitish Kumar to choose between Gandhi and Godse,” Prashant Kishor said. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) On February 18, minutes before the cameras rolled, Prashant Kishor sat intently, prepared to spell out his action plan for a “new …
  • Bharat Mata Ki Jai misused for militant, emotional idea of India: Manmohan Singh 22 Feb 2020 22:53 Addressing a gathering after releasing a book on Jawaharlal Nehru here, Singh also argued that attempts are being made to project India’s first Prime Minister in “false light”. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said nationalism and the …
  • Happiness curriculum: Kejriwal, Sisodia out of Melania 'class' cut short 22 Feb 2020 22:18 NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia are unlikely to be present when US First Lady Melania Trump visits a Delhi government-run school on February 25, according to sources. As per the original schedule, both Mr …
  • They also play politics here 22 Feb 2020 21:50 Written by Sriram Veera | Published: February 23, 2020 2:14:44 am The shiny new wonder, Motera stadium, can host a lakh and ten thousand people and will become the largest cricket stadium in the world. (Express Photo: Javed Raja) For the past few weeks, …
  • Trump's India trip mixes politics with policy, and the promise of his biggest rally yet 22 Feb 2020 20:53 "Namaste Trump." No, the president has not suddenly discovered the meditative glow of a good yoga session. He has, however, discovered the energizing power of a good political rally, Indian-style. President Donald Trump will almost certainly not …
  • Nationalism, 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' being misused to construct militant idea of India: Manmohan 22 Feb 2020 20:26 Image Source : PTI Nationalism, 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' being misused to construct militant idea of India: Manmohan Nationalism and the slogan of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' are being misused to construct a "militant and purely emotional" …
  • How India’s Modi is playing on Trump’s ego to his advantage 22 Feb 2020 19:22 One thing about U.S. President Donald Trump is that he can be brutally frank. Trump recently picked up the phone and called British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to convey his displeasure over the latter's decision to allow Huawei to operate in the …
  • India's transgender mayor – is the country finally overcoming prejudice? 22 Feb 2020 16:29 Dayanand Anglo Vedic Convent School is normally a nondescript institution, hidden in the labyrinthine alleys of Chandmari, Chhattisgarh. But last month the school’s courtyard was transformed with a bright, multi-coloured marquee, and the students were …
  • ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ misused to construct militant India: MMS 22 Feb 2020 15:49 New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Hailing the role of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in shaping India a modern nation state, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led Central government, saying “nationalism” and the …
  • Manmohan Singh: Nationalism being misused to construct militant idea of India that excludes millions 22 Feb 2020 14:59 “Nehru makes a very significant and time-relevant remark on the dangers of leaderships falling into a trap and getting removed far away from the common people whom they are supposed to serve,” Manmohan Singh said. (File Photo) Former prime minister and …
  • Salman Khurshid says Rahul Gandhi is still the top leader in Congress 22 Feb 2020 14:21 New Delhi: Talk is rife in the Congress that since circumstances or fate have not thrown up a new leader, the party has perforce to invite Rahul Gandhi back as president. In the light of such talk, it is significant that senior leader Salman Khurshid gave …
  • Why VCs and regulators need to hangout more 22 Feb 2020 11:45 By Upmanyu Misra I won’t name names, lest I be deemed biased on either side. But in the past couple of years that I have opened my fund to Indian startups, I have been surprised to see how disconnected the VC fund manager community is from the folks on the …
  • Rajnath strongly rebukes politics of communalism (IANS Exclusive) 22 Feb 2020 11:10 New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday strongly disapproved politics of communalism and rejected the notion that the Modi government is against religious minorities. In an exclusive interview to IANS, Singh reprimanded …
  • Bernie demands Russia to "stay out" of US presidential race 22 Feb 2020 10:38 Washington: White House hopeful Bernie Sanders on Friday demanded Russia “stay out” of American elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign. Sanders told reporters …
  • Petty politics should not be played on important occasions, says Sambit Patra | Live 22 Feb 2020 08:53 Chinese deliberately delaying grant of clearance for the evacuation flight: Sources Chinese Govt yet to grant clearance to a flight carrying relief supplies which will also get back remaining Indian nationals from Wuhan. China continues to maintain there …
  • Russia meddling with US elections again, intelligence officials say 22 Feb 2020 06:37 Washington: Just weeks into this year's election cycle, Russia already is actively interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of re-electing President Donald Trump, and is also trying to help the candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders on the …
  • In Trump's India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image 22 Feb 2020 05:31 FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, a monkey sits on a hoarding welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India. A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister …
  • Credibility of Media Has Reached A Nadir That Audience Doesn’t Care: Telegraph Editor R Rajagopal 22 Feb 2020 05:30 For the past five years, Calcutta-based The Telegraph newspaper has gained a reputation as a symbol of resistance to the policies and politics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its high-decibal front page headlines and coverage. During the same period …
  • Congress, BJP Slam Waris Pathan For 'Communal' Comment During Anti-CAA Rally 22 Feb 2020 05:28 A day after pro-Pakistan slogans were allegedly raised at AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru and his party member Waris Pathan made communal statements, Congress leader Husain Dalwai said that Muhammad Ali Jinnah used to speak …
  • Best of BS Opinion: Trump's India visit, coronavirus outbreak, and more 22 Feb 2020 04:14 Many respected economists such as Montek Singh Ahluwalia, who published a memoir this week, left plum jobs in the West to return to India and work in government. Nearly three decades after economic reforms, the question is: Why aren’t more people like him …
  • Explained: India-US ties, over the years 22 Feb 2020 01:43 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: February 22, 2020 5:41:06 am Between 1947 and 2000, the first 53 years of India-US ties, there were only three visits by US Presidents to India — Dwight Eisenhower in 1959, Richard Nixon in 1969 and Jimmy …
  • Donald Trump Is Going to India to Find Himself 22 Feb 2020 00:48 Most Indians were still struggling then, as they are now, for basic goods such as food, clean drinking water, toilets, jobs and livable homes. But the largely upper-caste beneficiaries of liberalization proclaimed their distance from such “losers”; their …
  • Waris Pathan — Late entrant to politics, he rose to fame through TV theatrics 21 Feb 2020 22:00 Written by ZEESHAN SHAIKH | Mumbai | Published: February 22, 2020 3:28:06 am In January this year, Pathan was appointed as the AIMIM’s national spokesperson. (Express photo by Dilip Kagda) All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) national …
  • New landed gentry of a Divided India 21 Feb 2020 21:53 The landed class rewards loyalty and descendants are employed by families over eras. A curious aspect strikes passersby in Hyderabad’s upscale Jubilee Hills area. Lanes upon bylanes, villas on sizeable estates once occupied by bustling families today lie …
  • India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star 21 Feb 2020 17:09 AHMEDABAD, India — The roads are a hive of activity: women hoisting buckets of sand, road crews laying down fresh tar, an army of sweepers attacking debris and a new wall going up in front of a slum, apparently to hide it from passers-by. President Trump …
  • Trump visits India amid burgeoning defense ties 21 Feb 2020 11:31 From the moment Air Force One carrying US President Donald J. Trump touches down in India on February 24 for a two-day visit, he will be treated to top-notch Indian hospitality and ceremonial pomp, in line with the extravagance showered by Prime Minister …
  • How India’s Prime Minister Modi is playing Trump’s ego like a fiddle 21 Feb 2020 09:22 One thing about U.S. President Donald Trump is that he can be brutally frank. Trump recently picked up the phone and called British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to convey his displeasure over the latter’s decision to allow Huawei to operate in the United …
  • New perspective on state politics in India at Professor JC Anand memorial lecture 21 Feb 2020 08:20 Professor Harihar Bhattacharya delivering the lecture on Thursday. (Express Photo: Shambhavi Sharma) The department of Political Science, Panjab University organised the Professor JC Anand memorial lecture. The lecture was delivered by Professor Harihar …
  • On Modi's India 21 Feb 2020 04:38 On Modi's India I am in New Delhi, attending a conference. The conference was originally due to take place at the Muslim-majority Jamia Millia Islamia University. The university has been a centre of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) …
  • Meal | A hard stare into politics of silence  21 Feb 2020 04:14 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Abhiroop Basu’s Meal runs for 10, dialogue-less minutes. Save for a brief outburst, nobody speaks. This, however, does not undermine the film’s relationship with sound. Tightly crafted and wound, the short film — streaming …
  • 'India vs Pakistan' may eventually give way to a shared future beyond militarism, establishments and hate 21 Feb 2020 02:52 EARLIER this week, while wrapping up the high-profile case of peaceful protestors arrested and charged with sedition in the federal capital in late January, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah asserted the inviolability of citizens’ …
  • Show not linked to US Politics: MEA 21 Feb 2020 02:48 New Delhi: President Donald Trump’s day-long events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad is not linked to US domestic politics, the Ministry of External Affairs has said. The visit will focus on taking ties ahead and at least five memoranda of …
  • JP Nadda calls on Parkash Singh Badal at his village: ‘didn’t talk politics’ 21 Feb 2020 01:23 Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Updated: February 21, 2020 4:19:25 am BJP president JP Nadda with former CM Parkash Singh Badal at latter’s village. Express BJP national president JP Nadda Thursday called on Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh …
  • As Trump prepares to visit, a wall rises in India 20 Feb 2020 23:11 AHMEDABAD, India — The 49-year-old tailor has lived in this western Indian city for his entire life, but he has never seen anything quite like this. Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to India next week, workers have descended on his modest …
  • Can India Save the Warming Planet? 20 Feb 2020 23:02 Editor’s Note (2/20/20): At the February 19 Democratic debate, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said India is more key to climate change than China. An exclusive article in Scientific American explains why: energy decisions that India …
  • No hurry to enter trade deal with US, says India 20 Feb 2020 22:30 New Delhi: India on Thursday made it clear that the coming address by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a large crowd at Ahmedabad’s massive Motera Cricket Stadium on February 24 is not designed to influence the American …
  • No rush to sign a trade deal: India 20 Feb 2020 22:26 MEA: Issues are complicated, don’t want artificial deadlines. New Delhi: India on Thursday made it clear that the coming address by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a large crowd at Ahmedabad’s massive Motera Cricket …
  • In conversation with Pervez Hoodbhoy – Part 3: South Asian politics and culture 20 Feb 2020 21:51 This conversation with Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy is presented as a three part series. Part 1 covers Pakistan’s education system. Part 2 discusses Pakistan’s language conundrum . Part 3 includes a conversation regarding South Asian politics and culture. ~ …
  • India tariffs show Modi’s protectionist U-turn 20 Feb 2020 20:54  19 Feb 2020 - 22:40 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a campaign rally ahead of the national elections in Kolkata on April 3, 2019. AFP / Dibyangshu Sarkar Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has championed free trade in global …
  • A Trump India visit, in campaign mode 20 Feb 2020 20:54 During U.S. President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India on February 24-25, the U.S. and India were initially expected to sign a limited trade deal. Over the past three years, U.S.-India trade tensions have been escalating despite America’s trade deficit …
  • The missing piece in India’s defence jigsaw puzzle 20 Feb 2020 20:54 Undoubtedly, we are living through a moment of decisive change and turbulence. This geopolitical period is perhaps the most troubled since the final decades of the 20th century. Hence, there exists a vital need to adopt right strategic choices. According …
  • View: The diminishing importance of cheap labour makes five reforms India’s need of the hour 20 Feb 2020 18:16 By Manish Sabharwal In 1967, retired British civil servant Leonard Woolf wrote, ‘I have no doubt that if the British government had granted in 1900 what they refused in 1900 but granted in 1920; or granted in 1920 what they refused in 1920 but granted in …
  • It is time for India and Pakistan to repeal their sedition laws 20 Feb 2020 11:47 It appears to be sedition season on the Indian subcontinent. A relic of the colonial era, the sedition law has become a potent weapon in the hands of the Pakistani and Indian governments to crush dissenting voices.  In December 2019, Pakistan's …
  • 'Humiliating to the core': how India turned a Kashmir hotel into a jail 20 Feb 2020 06:04 It was a prison unlike any other. The picturesque venue, on the lake front in the city of Srinagar in Kashmir, just minutes from a golf course, usually functions as a palatial hotel, but for three months last year it became a gilded jailhouse for Salman …
  • How Hindu supremacists are tearing India apart 20 Feb 2020 06:04 Soon after the violence began, on 5 January, Aamir was standing outside a residence hall in Jawaharlal Nehru University in south Delhi. Aamir, a PhD student, is Muslim, and he asked to be identified only by his first name. He had come to return a book to a …
  • Top10: Trump's visit to be more politics than biz? 20 Feb 2020 04:46 Private matters? On the first of the four day talks between the Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors to end the Shaheen Bagh standoff, differences cropped up between the interlocutors and the protestors, who were adamant that any talks between them should …
  • A glimpse into India’s rich culture in one fest 20 Feb 2020 03:38 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: After a successful season in Kolkata and then in Delhi, Arth: A Culture Fest is back with a grand second season in the capital. The festival is a melting pot of culture that this nation is, aiming to rediscover, reconnect …
  • A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Needs a Free and Open India 20 Feb 2020 03:12 AdvertisementA central feature of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy has been to advance the need to create a “free, open, and inclusive” Indo-Pacific. In promoting these values, the prime minister has explicitly linked India’s freedom, …
  • India's got talent say Hindu & NIE, Mumbai Mirror questions NHAI generosity to Anil Ambani 20 Feb 2020 02:45 Text Size: A- A+ Wednesday morning begins on an optimistic and reassuring note with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman promising steps to contain the impact of coronavirus on the economy. Also, from an Indian viewpoint, good news that Pakistan will …
  • India’s firm push could’ve seen deal through: US Officials 20 Feb 2020 02:33 WASHINGTON: With no India-US trade deal likely, US officials are beginning to wonder why the Indian government didn’t walk the extra mile to make it happen in time for President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to India on February 24-25. The government has a …
  • Want to make India the best country: Kejriwal betrays national ambitions, but wary of PM Modi 19 Feb 2020 13:22 Arvind Kejriwal delivers a speech at Ramlila Maidan after being sworn-in as Delhi's chief minister for a record third time The Delhi election results have heralded a new era in the nation’s politics, three-term chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said at …
  • Mamata Banerjee blames Centre’s ‘vendetta politics’ for actor-politician Tapas Pal’s death 19 Feb 2020 10:22 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was speaking at Rabindra Sadan where Pal’s mortal remains have been kept for people to pay homage West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday blamed Centre’s “vendetta politics” for the death of actor and …
  • In Brussels, foreign minister S Jaishankar defends CAA, Kashmir move - india news 19 Feb 2020 04:14 External affairs minister S Jaishankar, who is in Brussels to bolster relations with the European Union, on Monday defended the Centre’s decisions to amend the citizenship law and abrogate the special status for Jammu and Kashmir. The minister is the guest …
  • Trump raises doubts over India trade deal ahead of visit 19 Feb 2020 03:10 By Shawn Donnan and Jordan Fabian President Donald Trump cast doubts over the likelihood of an anticipated trade deal with India on Tuesday, just days before a scheduled visit to the South Asian power. ”Well, we can have a trade deal with India, but I’m …
  • India’s disturbing trauma narrative 18 Feb 2020 22:23 If the seizure of a pair of slippers of an 11-year-old as evidence in an investigation in a sedition case in Bidar, Karnataka, was not ludicrous enough, the imprisonment of a mother of a student in the same case for having contributed to the script of an …
  • Prashant Kishor floats initiative for ‘alternative’ politics in Bihar 18 Feb 2020 21:04 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Updated: February 19, 2020 1:59:05 am Prashant Kishor at a press conference in Patna. (Express photo by Ashok Sinha) Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday announced a new political initiative — ‘Baat Bihar Ki’ — that …
  • India’s Grand Road to Nothingness in Kashmir 18 Feb 2020 19:40 AdvertisementIn August 2019, when India’s Modi government formally ended Kashmir’s special status under the national constitution, it sold the decision with a package of promises. The hope was that, with legal and political integration, Kashmir would soon …
  • Not ready for politics: Iltija Mufti 18 Feb 2020 17:43 Image Source : IANS Not ready for politics: Iltija Mufti Iltija Mufti, daughter of detained former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Tuesday said she is not yet ready to join politics. Speaking at the Indian Women's Press Corps here …
  • Trump Goes to India as Afghanistan’s Future Looms Large on the Agenda 18 Feb 2020 11:51 AdvertisementU.S. President Donald J. Trump will embark on his maiden visit to India in coming weeks. Beyond mending the economic partnership through a possible signing of a trade deal which has been in pipeline for some months, the visit has larger …
  • Singhvi: Debbie Abrahams planned to visit Pakistan after India 18 Feb 2020 09:50 New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Tuesday said that the deportation of British MP Debbie Abrahams was necessary as she is a Pakistan proxy, and she was on her way to Pakistan from India. “The deportation of Debbie …
  • India: Tainted politicians, elections and judiciary 18 Feb 2020 07:56 India’s Supreme Court building is pictured in New Delhi on July 9, 2018. PHOTO: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP by Pallab Bhattacharya 17 February 2020 The Indian Supreme Court’s order on February 13—making it mandatory for political parties to put on public …
  • India bars Chinese wrestlers because of coronavirus 18 Feb 2020 05:39 New Delhi: Chinese wrestlers will be unable to take part in the Asian Championships in New Delhi this week after being denied visas because of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said The Indian government has suspended e-visas for Chinese nationals due …
  • India’s political space is shrinking, muzzling voices of dissent 17 Feb 2020 19:42 Dr. Nyla Ali Khan, daughter of Kashmir, now a professor, writer and leader in Oklahoma. Winter 2019-2020. Photo by Patrick B. McGuigan Dr. Nyla Ali Khan   Editor’s Note: Reference is made in Dr. Nyla’s essay to “détenu”. This word categorizes political …
  • UK MP Debbie Abrahams refused entry to India and marched onto flight 'like a criminal' 17 Feb 2020 12:54 A British MP said today she has been refused entry to India, put in a "deportee cell" and "physically marched" onto a return flight. Speaking to the Mirror from her airline seat, Debbie Abrahams said she "felt like a criminal" …
  • British MP critical of Modi’s Kashmir policy denied entry in India 17 Feb 2020 11:50 New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A UK opposition member of the British Parliament Debbie Abrahams who is critical of New Delhi’s Kashmir policy, has alleged that she was unjustifiably denied entry to India on Monday. In a statement that was released on Twitter, …
  • Yash on Rajinikanth's lines on foraying into politics: "If the situation arises, I will" 17 Feb 2020 11:20 KGF 2: Ramya's loss is Raveena's Gain Actors entering politics is not a new trend and many stars in the past have forayed into politics after successful careers in films. Notably in South India, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are prepping up to …
  • India My Valentine is about our love for India: Swara Bhasker 17 Feb 2020 10:30 Written by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Published: February 16, 2020 6:03:11 pm Swara Bhasker has turned organiser for India My Valentine. Often the first and the only one from Bollywood to raise voice against issues plaguing the country, actor Swara Bhasker …
  • Saif Ali Khan wants to 'stay away from' conversations on politics and Indian affairs 17 Feb 2020 08:02 Saif Ali Khan barely made it out of the trouble he acquired through his comment regarding India and its identity, before British occupation, blew up. Recently, the Bollywood star sat down for an interview with Hindustan Times where he shared his side of …
  • Delhi gave new politics for building 21st century India: Kejriwal (Roundup) 16 Feb 2020 14:03 New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi at Ramlila Maidan and thanked the people of the city for the mandate saying the national capital gave birth to a new kind of politics …
  • From dharna politics to becoming everyone's CM a la Arvind Kejriwal 16 Feb 2020 09:09 New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal is a political phenomenon with very few parallels in Indian politics. His fight against corruption to becoming Delhi's chief minister first in 2013, Kejriwal has shown his political resoluteness, which …
  • India needs 4 lakh more doctors, larger fund allocation: Shashi Tharoor 16 Feb 2020 02:23 By Express News Service BENGALURU: There is an alarming shortage of doctors in the country with nearly 4 lakh required, said former Union Minister and Tiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor. Delivering the convocation address at St Johns Medical College on …
  • Hydropower in India: A Source of Heightened Risk and Inequality 15 Feb 2020 02:02 In June 2013 the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand was rocked by devastating floods that claimed an estimated 5,700 lives (Kazmin 2013). Such was the devastation wrought - an accurate figure may never be known. The fast-moving floodwaters formed on the …
  • Supreme Court order on decriminalising politics will help set new moral yardsticks: EC 14 Feb 2020 14:16 New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday said it "wholeheartedly" welcomes the Supreme Court order on decriminalisation of politics, saying it will go a long way in setting new moral yardsticks for improving electoral democracy. In a …
  • Trump in India: Big-ticket defence deals worth billions in today's agenda 25 Feb 2020 03:31 Express News Service AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: A day ahead of the business end of his whirlwind two-day visit to India, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that India and the US would sign defence deals worth $3 billion. Addressing an adoring …
  • US has 'very good' ties with Pakistan, Trump says during maiden India trip 25 Feb 2020 03:13 US has ‘very good’ ties with Pakistan, Trump says during maiden India trip ISLAMABAD: The roars of appreciation turned into a pin drop silence at the crowded stadium of Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the US had ‘very …
  • Trump And Modi Want A Lot From Their India Stunt. They Won’t Get It All. 25 Feb 2020 02:09 President Donald Trump knows what he’ll be looking for when he lands in India on Monday ― and his host, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a wishlist for the trip too. With their own political careers facing new threats at home, the two ultra-nationalist …
  • Down to business for Trump in India 25 Feb 2020 00:58 NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump moves from sightseeing and speech-making to tough trade talks in India on Tuesday (Feb 25), as First Lady Melania visits a Delhi school to witness a "happiness class". Despite sharing strategic concerns over …
  • Trump hails Modi at huge India rally 25 Feb 2020 00:52 AHMEDABAD, India: US President Donald Trump got a rapturous and romantic welcome to India yesterday, addressing a huge rally and holding hands with his wife at the Taj Mahal, in a maiden official visit big on photo opportunities but short on concrete …
  • In India, a Trump-Modi bromance with personal business and electability topping the agenda 24 Feb 2020 22:47 US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to India may be a matter of pageantry over policy, but it served the domestic agendas of both leaders and, more importantly, the interests of Trump’s family business and Modi’s backers among the Indian diaspora in …
  • Will India’s Budget Help Turn Around Its Economy? 24 Feb 2020 22:45 India’s latest annual Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented on February 1 failed to recognize the gravity of the economic problems the country faces, according to experts from Penn and elsewhere. …
  • Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked - BBC News 24 Feb 2020 22:24 Image copyright AFP President Trump kicked off a visit to India with an address to tens of thousands of people in a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujarat. The speech praised India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and highlighted the …
  • 2019 elections have muddled intra-Afghan reconciliation 24 Feb 2020 21:51 In the current environment, what are the options left for Pakistan? Complete detachment from the emerging situation in Afghanistan is one option. The results of the 2019 Afghan presidential elections have further complicated the prospects for achieving …
  • As Trump visits India: India's 200 million Muslims are terrified of being deported 24 Feb 2020 21:30 Hours before President Donald Trump's arrival in India for a 36-hour visit on Monday, Foreign Affairs Magazine has launched a bitter criticism of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. The Citizenship …
  • Trump indirectly asks India to knock down trade barriers, taxes 24 Feb 2020 21:06 Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday subtly asked India to remove trade barriers, eliminate red-tape and taxes to boost trade with his country while saying commerce between the two nations has increased by more than 40 per cent …
  • US, Pakistan and India 24 Feb 2020 20:04 by Editorial , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) Despite sharp difference between the US and India on trade issues, President Trump considers PM Narendra Modi as a strategic ally while relations with Pakistan are seen important but at the same time …
  • Deal or No Deal: Will India's Economy Stand to Prosper From Trump's Visit? 24 Feb 2020 18:26 US President Donald Trump's two-day visit to India has been widely anticipated as a great chance for the two countries to restore their trade relations after years of deepening tensions, especially after the promise made by Trump to seal "a great …
  • US President Trump weighs in on Democratic presidential race while in India 24 Feb 2020 17:32 Image Source : PTI President Trump weighs in on Democratic presidential race while in India US President Donald Trump, seeking re-election, on Monday criticised the Opposition Democratic Party, some 13,000 kilometres away from America in India, and …
  • 'America loves India': Trump and Modi hail India-US ties 24 Feb 2020 17:05 US President Donald Trump has addressed a huge rally at a mega cricket stadium on his maiden official visit to India that is big on photo opportunities but likely short on substance. Trade tensions have grown between the United States and India, the world…
  • Trump offers India ‘most feared military equipment’ on planet 24 Feb 2020 17:04 US president Donald Trump called for India to strengthen its strategic ties with America at a massive rally to kick off a two-day visit to the south Asian country, against the backdrop of growing frictions with New Delhi over trade protectionism. India …
  • US President Donald Trump criticises rival Democratic Party while touring in India 24 Feb 2020 16:28 By PTI WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump, seeking re-election, on Monday criticised the Opposition Democratic Party, some 13,000 kilometres away from America in India, and suggested that Senator Bernie Sanders could be his likely rival in the …
  • Trump praises India as 'amazing nation in just 70 years' 24 Feb 2020 14:51 Image Source : AP Trump praises India as 'amazing nation in just 70 years' Heaping praises on India, US President Donald Trump on Monday said the country has become an economic giant, largest democracy ever to exist and one of the most amazing …
  • 50 people have died so far due to COVID-19, Iranian news agency says 24 Feb 2020 14:46 Dubai: A staggering 50 people have died in the Iranian city of Qom from the new coronavirus this month, Iran’s semiofficial ILNA news agency reported on Monday. The new death toll is significantly higher than the latest number of confirmed cases of …
  • ‘US respects India, will be loyal ally’: Donald Trump thanks ‘great friend Modi’ 24 Feb 2020 14:28 US President Donald Trump began his address at the Motera stadium with a Namaste on Monday. Speaking at the 'Namaste Trump' event, the US President said it is a great honour to be in India. He further said that he was thankful to his "great …
  • Crowds gather to greet Trump as he lands in India 24 Feb 2020 13:16 KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted a letter of resignation to Malaysia’s king, his office said on Monday, amid talk of forming a new governing coalition. The fate of Malaysia’s ruling coalition had been in doubt after surprise …
  • Trump hails 'exceptional' Modi at huge India rally 24 Feb 2020 11:08 US President Donald Trump received a red-carpet welcome in the world's biggest democracy Monday, addressing a huge rally at a mega cricket stadium on a maiden official visit to India that is big on photo opportunities but likely short on substance. …
  • India’s Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump 24 Feb 2020 10:39 Donald Trump is on his maiden visit to India, and his first stop is the western state of Gujarat, the home of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has pulled out all stops to woo the US president. The trip comes as the two countries have failed to agree on a …
  • Trump tweets in Hindi on way to India, says eager to visit country 24 Feb 2020 06:30 US President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted in Hindi on his way to India, saying he is eager to visit the country and would be soon meeting all. Trump, on board the special Air Force One aircraft along with his delegation, took to the microblogging site to …
  • 'India's best friend': Hero's welcome for Trump complete with new wall 24 Feb 2020 06:19 The event is billed as "Namaste Trump" and is to be followed by a presidential visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra, where billboards proclaim Trump "India's best friend", before official meetings on Tuesday. Trump anticipates a hero' …
  • HDFC AMC, Minda, ICICI Bank, India Glycols in strong uptrend 24 Feb 2020 05:25 By Vishal Wagh Where we are: Daily charts have different stories altogether, Nifty formed an ‘Island Reversal’ pattern which considered as strong indications of bulls fighting back. Bank Nifty, Nifty Midcap 100 and Nifty Smallcap 100 have created a ‘ …
  • Trump govt seems supportive of India as part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, while also counting gains for itself 24 Feb 2020 04:50 Written by Arun K Singh | Updated: February 24, 2020 9:12:49 am Historically, four factors have affected the India-US relationship at any point of time: US global posture and priorities; strength of bilateral relations; role assigned to Pakistan in its …
  • India-bound Donald Trump takes poke at Bernie Sanders and Democrats - over Russia - USA TODAY 23 Feb 2020 20:12 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump left for India on Sunday by seeking to drive a wedge between the Democratic Party and primary front-runner Bernie Sanders over new allegations regarding Russia. Claiming – without evidence – that Democrats are leaking …
  • Again, Russia accused of meddling in US 2020 presidential elections 23 Feb 2020 18:47 Home | News | General | Again, Russia accused of meddling in US 2020 presidential elections - There are talks of Russia trying to meddle in the 2020 White House elections - Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, has warned Russia to stay out of …
  • Hindutva spurs anti-Bangladesh rhetoric in India 23 Feb 2020 17:39 THE Indian Union’s state minister for home affairs Kissan Reddy has recently said that a half of Bangladesh would migrate to India if Indian citizenship was offered to them. The statement which Reddy made in the context of the Citizenship Amendment Act of …
  • It is Hard to Believe But The Trump Family's Visit to India is Not About Trade 23 Feb 2020 17:13 U.S. President Donald Trump will be accorded a grand reception during his visit to India starting Monday, but the possibility of a trade deal remains elusive as both the countries have ramped up protectionist measures against each other. Trump, accompanied …
  • In India, Trump aims for crowds and strategic friendship 23 Feb 2020 16:20 Trump has proclaimed 7 to 10 million people will come to watch him as he arrives for his first visit to India on Monday and speaks from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hometown Ahmedabad. The city's population is only around 8 million and the …
  • High on optics, low on trade: India set to welcome Trump 23 Feb 2020 11:36 BANGKOK: A banned Thai opposition party on Sunday accused the former military junta of helping cover up Malaysia’s multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, urging Thais to demand the truth ahead of a censure debate against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. The …
  • Lessons from India - UWI benefits from global partnership 23 Feb 2020 05:45 Students from the University of the West Indies (UWI) were last week privy to a guest lecture from the Indian High Commissioner to Jamaica, His Excellency Shri Sevala Naik. The event, organised by the UWI Department of Government, in collaboration with the …
  • NaMoste Trump: Why US president is getting a ‘Kesariya Balm’ in Gujarat 23 Feb 2020 05:36 A 15,000-mile round-trip is a long way to travel for a 34-hour visit with just an overnight stay, even given the comforts of Air Force One, the pomp of a state visit, and the allure of the Taj Mahal. In fact, the joke preceding Donald Trump’s India visit …
  • Telangana provides best policing in India, asserts state Home Minister Home Minister Mahmood Ali 23 Feb 2020 03:54 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Emphasising that Telangana police are the best in country in maintaining law and order, Home Minister Mahmood Ali on Saturday said that the State police has brought various reforms in the department for providing better …
  • Red-carpet reception awaits in India for Trump 23 Feb 2020 00:12 By J.V. Lakshmana Rao All preparations are at top gear as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to roll out a red carpet to welcome his close ally US President Donald Trump on a two-day maiden visit to India that begins on February 24. New Delhi …
  • Bleak Outlook on Trump's India Visit 22 Feb 2020 21:33 By: Neeta Lal Although India is looking forward with rapt anticipation to US President Donald Trump’s February 24-25 visit to New Delhi, it isn’t likely that much will happen beyond the usual grip-and-grin photo ops.  While a half-dozen pacts are being …
  • Wag the dog: Karnataka BJP, Congress leaders gang up to stymie Delhi bosses 22 Feb 2020 18:11 Bengaluru: Affairs in the BJP and Congress in Karnataka are so peculiarly poised that some top leaders within the rival parties are collaborating with each other in pursuit of their own interests. This is a reflection of their relationship with the …
  • Don't fire from others' shoulders, fight elections: Chandrashekhar Azad dares RSS chief 22 Feb 2020 16:41 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Updated: February 22, 2020 9:47:18 pm Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad addressed party workers at Reshmibaug ground, close to the RSS headquarters. (File) A day after the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court …
  • Salman Khurshid says Rahul Gandhi is still the top leader in Congress 22 Feb 2020 14:21 New Delhi: Talk is rife in the Congress that since circumstances or fate have not thrown up a new leader, the party has perforce to invite Rahul Gandhi back as president. In the light of such talk, it is significant that senior leader Salman Khurshid gave …
  • Bernie demands Russia to "stay out" of US presidential race 22 Feb 2020 10:38 Washington: White House hopeful Bernie Sanders on Friday demanded Russia “stay out” of American elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign. Sanders told reporters …
  • Russia meddling with US elections again, intelligence officials say 22 Feb 2020 06:37 Washington: Just weeks into this year's election cycle, Russia already is actively interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of re-electing President Donald Trump, and is also trying to help the candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders on the …
  • In Trump's India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image 22 Feb 2020 05:31 FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, a monkey sits on a hoarding welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of his visit to Ahmedabad, India. A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister …
  • Taj Mahal but no trade deal for Trump in India 22 Feb 2020 04:45 US President Donald Trump will open the world's biggest cricket stadium and watch the sun set at the famed Taj Mahal during a lightning visit to India starting Monday, but behind the spectacular optics he is expected to face a protectionist counter- …
  • Explained: India-US ties, over the years 22 Feb 2020 01:43 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: February 22, 2020 5:41:06 am Between 1947 and 2000, the first 53 years of India-US ties, there were only three visits by US Presidents to India — Dwight Eisenhower in 1959, Richard Nixon in 1969 and Jimmy …
  • 'American voters should decide American elections - not Putin': Trump accused of threatening democracy after fresh warnings over Russian interference 21 Feb 2020 21:51 1/50 20 February 2020  Roger Stone, former advisor to US President Donald Trump arrives at court prior to his sentencing hearing. Trump's longtime aide will be sentenced in a case that has caused a stir in Washington following meddling by the US …
  • Trump’s India Visit Highlights a Stalled Relationship 21 Feb 2020 18:18 AdvertisementVisiting India next week for the first time since coming to office, U.S. President Donald Trump will be welcomed with a high degree of pomp and circumstance. On February 24 and 25, Trump will be greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi …
  • Trump's India visit: Ensure it's not US poll campaign, bring tangible results, says Congress 21 Feb 2020 14:55 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday said the upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump should not become an extension of the US presidential election campaign and should yield concrete results for India. There should be "gravitas, seriousness …
  • India’s Residents will Soon Have the Option to Submit Votes via Blockchain-enabled Platform 21 Feb 2020 11:32 February 21, 2020 @ 12:25 am By Omar Faridi India’s residents will soon have the option to submit votes from outside their city of registration. The nation’s citizens will be able to use a blockchain-enabled platform to cast their votes. The Times of India …
  • Muslims in India rush to collect documents amid anxiety over citizen registry 21 Feb 2020 10:12 Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government passed a controversial citizenship law in December, many Indian Muslims have been in a state of heightened alert. The law has fueled anxiety that the government’s next step will be to conduct a long- …
  • New perspective on state politics in India at Professor JC Anand memorial lecture 21 Feb 2020 08:20 Professor Harihar Bhattacharya delivering the lecture on Thursday. (Express Photo: Shambhavi Sharma) The department of Political Science, Panjab University organised the Professor JC Anand memorial lecture. The lecture was delivered by Professor Harihar …
  • Westinghouse set to sign pact with Nuclear Power Corporation of India for reactors during Donald Trump visit 21 Feb 2020 06:40 U.S. energy firm Westinghouse is expected to sign a new agreement with the Nuclear Power Corporation of India for the supply of six nuclear reactors during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit, officials said, aiming to kickstart a long-running project. …
  • Trump: Over 7 million people will wait between airport and cricket stadium in India 21 Feb 2020 04:42 Image Source : AP 'I happen to like PM Modi a lot': Trump ahead of his India visit Just days before his scheduled visit to India, US President Donald Trump praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he is looking forward to his visit. Speaking …
  • On Modi's India 21 Feb 2020 04:38 On Modi's India I am in New Delhi, attending a conference. The conference was originally due to take place at the Muslim-majority Jamia Millia Islamia University. The university has been a centre of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) …
  • The India-US trade deal won’t come so easy 21 Feb 2020 04:19 The mega trade deal between India and the US has been deferred for the time being. “We can have a trade deal with India, but I am saving the big deal for later on,” claimed US President Donald Trump on Tuesday. “We’re doing a very big trade deal with India …
  • Google to take India-tested poll model to the US 21 Feb 2020 02:48 New Delhi: Google is taking a framework that it tested successfully in India’s 2019 general elections to the US polls this year, where President Donald Trump is hoping to get re-elected for a second term. Saikat Mitra, Director, Trust and Safety, Google …
  • Aparna Pande discusses India trade ahead of Trump, Modi visit 21 Feb 2020 02:07 The leaders of the world’s two biggest democracies will meet Monday and Tuesday when President Trump visits Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Aparna Pande, director of the Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, sat down …
  • No hurry to enter trade deal with US, says India 20 Feb 2020 22:30 New Delhi: India on Thursday made it clear that the coming address by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a large crowd at Ahmedabad’s massive Motera Cricket Stadium on February 24 is not designed to influence the American …
  • No rush to sign a trade deal: India 20 Feb 2020 22:26 MEA: Issues are complicated, don’t want artificial deadlines. New Delhi: India on Thursday made it clear that the coming address by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a large crowd at Ahmedabad’s massive Motera Cricket …
  • Letters to the Editor: Hey, Democrats, viciously attacking your own wins debates but not elections 20 Feb 2020 21:48 To the editor: The only winners in the Feb. 19 Democratic debate were President Trump, Atty. Gen. William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and all other Republicans whose disdain for the law, civility and integrity is destroying America. Former …
  • India tariffs show Modi’s protectionist U-turn 20 Feb 2020 20:54  19 Feb 2020 - 22:40 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a campaign rally ahead of the national elections in Kolkata on April 3, 2019. AFP / Dibyangshu Sarkar Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has championed free trade in global …
  • A Trump India visit, in campaign mode 20 Feb 2020 20:54 During U.S. President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India on February 24-25, the U.S. and India were initially expected to sign a limited trade deal. Over the past three years, U.S.-India trade tensions have been escalating despite America’s trade deficit …
  • India congratulates Afghan President Ghani on his re-election 20 Feb 2020 18:38 Image Source : AP India congratulates Afghan President Ghani on his re-election India on Thursday congratulated Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on his re-election following the announcement of final results of the presidential elections. The Independent …
  • National Interest Paramount, Don’t Want to Create Artificial Deadline: India on Trade Deal with US 20 Feb 2020 18:15 India 15:41 GMT 20.02.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Anticipations are at an all-time high around the signing of a trade deal between India and US during President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to the country on 24 and 25 February. It is being widely …
  • Jadavpur University Student Poll Results: Left, ultra-Left sweep elections; ABVP 2nd in Engineering 20 Feb 2020 15:50 Jadavpur University Student Union Election Results to be announced today Jadavpur University Student Union Election Result Live Updates: Student union elections in Jadavpur University took place on Wednesday after a break of three years. It was for the …
  • India's apex court to hear NRI voting rights plea ... 20 Feb 2020 14:47 The court's observation came while adjourning the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by NRI entrepreneur Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil. The Supreme Court of India on Thursday observed that it will dispose the petition on NRI Voting Rights in April, …
  • High Voter Turnout In Iran Elections Will Infuriate US: Rouhani 20 Feb 2020 13:48 TEHRAN  – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says an inclusive and enthusiastic popular turnout in this Friday’s parliamentary elections will enrage the United States, stressing the significant role of the legislative chamber in moving forward government …
  • Left, ultra-Left sweep JU elections, ABVP 2nd in Engineering 20 Feb 2020 13:26 Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Ultra-left and Left organisations swept the students union elections in the Jadavpur University where the vote count was held on Thursday. Contesting for the first time, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (AVBP), student wing of …
  • India congratulates Ghani for winning 2nd term as Afghan president 20 Feb 2020 11:24 NEW DELHI: India congratulated Ashraf Ghani on Thursday on his re-election as the president of Afghanistan and asserted that it remained committed to working with his government in fighting the scourge of "externally-sponsored terrorism". India …
  • US elections: Republican consolidation, Democratic... 20 Feb 2020 07:46 ISTANBUL:  With a presidential election looming this fall, the atmosphere in the U.S. is tenser than ever. Since winning office in November 2016, Donald Trump has broken all taboos with his "one-of-a-kind” leadership style. Signs may indicate the …
  • How Hindu supremacists are tearing India apart 20 Feb 2020 06:04 Soon after the violence began, on 5 January, Aamir was standing outside a residence hall in Jawaharlal Nehru University in south Delhi. Aamir, a PhD student, is Muslim, and he asked to be identified only by his first name. He had come to return a book to a …
  • US trade deficit with India sign of strength, Trump doesn’t understand this: NYU economist 20 Feb 2020 03:45 New York, Feb 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump’s worry about trade deficits with countries like India “does not make much sense” and he should instead see it as a sign of American strength, a top economist from the New York University’s Stern School of …
  • US President Donald Trump rules out India trade deal 20 Feb 2020 00:34 New Delhi: With a grand welcome awaiting him during his first visit to India, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed confidence that his country would sign a “big” trade deal with New Delhi, not during his visit but rather sometime “later”.  …
  • JU holds students union elections after three years 19 Feb 2020 19:24 Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) After a three-year hiatus, student union elections were held in Jadavpur University on Wednesday, with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (AVBP), the student wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), fielding candidates for the …
  • Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Elections Postponed Due To Security Reasons 19 Feb 2020 16:34 The bypolls to panchayats scheduled from March 5 in Jammu and Kashmir has been postponed due to security reasons, J&K Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar said on Tuesday. By-election to over 12,500 panchayat seats in Jammu and Kashmir was …
  • United States negotiating major trade deal with India 19 Feb 2020 15:37 WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during his visit to India next week, saying that he is saving "a very big" US-India deal for later. "We can have a trade deal …
  • Want to make India the best country: Kejriwal betrays national ambitions, but wary of PM Modi 19 Feb 2020 13:22 Arvind Kejriwal delivers a speech at Ramlila Maidan after being sworn-in as Delhi's chief minister for a record third time The Delhi election results have heralded a new era in the nation’s politics, three-term chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said at …
  • Panchayat Elections In J&K Postponed 19 Feb 2020 06:51 KO File Pic : Abid Bhat JAMMU – The bypolls to panchayats scheduled from March 5 in Jammu and Kashmir has been postponed due to security reasons, J&K Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar said on Tuesday. By-election to over 12,500 panchayat …
  • Social media platforms in talks to form an industry-wide alliance to counter fake news in India, says report 19 Feb 2020 05:28 Social media platforms, including Facebook, Google, Twitter and ByteDance, are in talks to form an industry-wide alliance to tackle fake news on their platforms in India, the Economic Times reported on Tuesday. The proposed alliance, to be named as the …
  • India-US trade talks hit a wall over dairy access 19 Feb 2020 01:37 NEW DELHI: India-US trade talks have run into obstacles after Washington sought access for its dairy industry without addressing New Delhi’s concerns on the issue, almost ruling out any deal during President Donald Trump’s visit. The chances of an …
  • How deepfakes could make or break India's political game? 18 Feb 2020 17:43 Deepfake examples which shocked internet Deepfakes is a rapidly evolving video manipulation technology that could intensify the spread of misinformation and fake news. Give it a positive spin and the nascent technology could be used to reach a wider …
  • India: Tainted politicians, elections and judiciary 18 Feb 2020 07:56 India’s Supreme Court building is pictured in New Delhi on July 9, 2018. PHOTO: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP by Pallab Bhattacharya 17 February 2020 The Indian Supreme Court’s order on February 13—making it mandatory for political parties to put on public …
  • Jadavpur University V-C urges stakeholders to maintain peace during students’ union elections 18 Feb 2020 00:59 Long-held tradition of harmony will be upheld, hopes V-C Suranjan Das Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das has appealed to all stakeholders to maintain peace during students’ union polls on February 19. In a statement issued on February 15, the …
  • India-US trade deal likely only after US elections 18 Feb 2020 00:48
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  • Pomp and show of India's political leaders are no less than that of Mughals 17 Feb 2020 16:38 The plan to revamp New Delhi’s Central Vista, including a new triangular Parliament, came in for criticism from an unlikely quarter on Monday. At the launch of a book on Mahatma Gandhi, where Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat delivered the …
  • Fake tweet portrays AAP MLA saying ‘Islam will win across India’ 17 Feb 2020 13:56 A screenshot of an alleged tweet by AAP MLA Amanatullah is circulating on WhatsApp. The purported tweet portrays the politician dedicating his win in the recently-concluded assembly polls in Delhi to the victory of Islam and saying, “Islam will win across …
  • Trump's India visit preparations show 'slave mentality': Shiv Sena 17 Feb 2020 13:11 Trump's India visit preparations show 'slave mentality': Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena on Monday said the ongoing preparation for the much-awaited visit of US President Donald Trump is a reflection of the "slave mentality" of Indians. Trump …
  • Trump in India: Stadium event may help US Prez gain diaspora votes 17 Feb 2020 06:03 By DP Bhattacharya Gandhinagar: The scheduled event for the US president in the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad on February 24 may help Donald Trump galvanise some support from the diaspora, though not on the scale seen during the ' …
  • It's decided! India will play day-night Test in Australia 16 Feb 2020 17:40 Ghost Population After much discussion and speculation, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), headed by Sourav Ganguly has agreed to play a day-night Test against Australia during their tour of the latter country later this year. Alongside this, …
  • 'Elections are over. I forgive those who spoke ill of me': Kejriwal 16 Feb 2020 15:21 Newly sworn-in chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal with Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and cabinet minister Satyendra Jain at Delhi’s Ramlila maidan (Express Photo by Renuka Puri) Taking oath as the chief minister of Delhi for the third consecutive time, Aam …
  • India plans massive Trump’ welcome 16 Feb 2020 14:53 US President Donald Trump will get a red-carpet welcome in Gujarat later this month. Sources said the government is organizing ‘Kem Chho, Trump’, the Gujarati equivalent of Texas event ‘Howdy Modi’ in Prime Minister’s home state, Gujarat for President …
  • Delhi gave new politics for building 21st century India: Kejriwal (Roundup) 16 Feb 2020 14:03 New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took oath as Chief Minister of Delhi at Ramlila Maidan and thanked the people of the city for the mandate saying the national capital gave birth to a new kind of politics …
  • India to play Day-Night Test in Australia, ad-hoc funds approved for ICA 16 Feb 2020 12:52 By IANS NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) second Apex Council meeting on Sunday saw the officials decide on playing one Day-Night Test in Australia and also approved a budget of Rs 2 crore on an ad-hoc basis to the Indian …
  • TRS continues its winning spree in Co-operative elections 15 Feb 2020 20:55 Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) continued its winning spree, this time in the cooperative elections on Sunday. The party won 90 per cent of the seats of directors of  Primary Agriculture Co-operative Credit Societies (PACS). The TRS is now in …
  • US President’s delegation to India may include several Indian American officials 15 Feb 2020 19:45 When Rita Baranwal, assistant secretary for nuclear energy in the US, was in New Delhi last week, she met with officials at the ministry of external affairs and department of atomic energy to discuss civil nuclear collaboration. It is likely that Baranwal, …
  • LPG price hike not linked to elections, says Union Petroleum Minister 13 Feb 2020 19:21 New Delhi (India), Feb 13 (ANI): A day after the government hiked the price of cooking gas price by a whopping Rs 140 per cylinder of 14 kg, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that the LPG price hike was not …
  • S&P reaffirms India's rating at 'BBB-', says growth likely to recover 13 Feb 2020 12:03 NEW DELHI: Rating agency S&P Global on Thursday reaffirmed India’s long-term rating at ‘BBB-’ -- the lowest investment grade score -- with a stable outlook, saying the country’s growth will stabilise and begin to recover from its current low ebb. “ …
  • View: ‘President’ Modi in a federal India? 13 Feb 2020 07:09 With Delhi refusing to budge, it has displayed that despite seductive and hormonally charged sounds made by BJP’s top, middle and bottom-of-the-barrel poll dancers throughout the election campaign, it’s not going to try out a new flavour in the state. …