WASHINGTON – A nation that delivers lofty lectures to various countries on religious freedoms and related discrimination and violence – including to plural, secular democracies such as India – had the ignominy on Sunday of facing up to a dreadful anti-Semitic attack in which a white supremacist shot and killed three people outside Jewish facilities [...]
An opinion poll on NDTV has projected that BJP and its allies would get 275 seats in the 543-member House.
NEW DELHI – For the first time in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a poll on Monday predicted a clear majority for any pre-poll alliance with NDTV projecting that NDA would get 275 seats in the [...]
LONDON – At twelves miles up the atmosphere things seem pretty quiet. Commercial flights are safely stowed six miles below along with the threat of any turbulence or convection; temperatures are stable, the sun is shining and everything is pretty much still.
Yet it’s in this quiet portion of the stratosphere that the next battle two [...]
NEW YORK – Washington Post and Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service on Monday for revealing the US government’s sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The Pulitzer for breaking news was awarded to Boston Globe for its “exhaustive and empathetic” coverage [...]
Two brothers in Pakistan’s Punjab province, who were found guilty of cannibalism in 2011, have been caught with the head of a young boy
ISLAMABAD – In a shocking case, two brothers in Pakistan’s Punjab province, who were found guilty of cannibalism in 2011, have been caught with the head of a young boy, a media [...]
Arvind Kejriwal insisted that he made a “sacrifice” by resigning as chief minister of Delhi.
VARANASI – AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he committed a “mistake” of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of Delhi.
“I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right,” Kejriwal [...]
HOUSTON – George W Bush has opened the first public exhibition of his works of over 24 portraits of world leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he met as president of the United States.
After graduating from dogs and cats and landscapes, Bush has produced a collection of never-before-seen portraits of foreign leaders he met as [...]
NEW YORK – Convicted Indo-American crook and former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has petitioned that a three-judge panel, which upheld his conviction on insider trading charges, should reconsider its decision and the court rehear the case, arguing that “critical evidence” in his favour was excluded at trial.
Gupta filed a 70-page petition with the U.S. [...]
Vancouver businessman Daljit Thind was invited to a special function at the Buckingham Palace last month, where Prince Phillip played the host. Thind was one of the 200 successful CEOs from around the world who were exclusively invited to the Canada Club Reception in Celebration of the Patron’s 60th Anniversary at Buckingham Palace in London, [...]