Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray is hogging the limelight for supporting Narendra Modi as the prime minister without a part of BJP-Shiv Sena led alliance.
Whenever there is a power cut in his area, Suresh Munda, 26, and his friends assemble under the village's banyan tree to kill time.
With the insurance regulator setting April 19 as the ‘Insurance Awareness Day’, life and non-life companies have begun initiatives to create better understanding of insurance.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said any decision on foreign direct investment (FDI) — not only retail but all sectors — needed a rethink, particularly its potential impact
India's dependence on imported edible oil is set to hit new record this year despite increase in oil seed output this year. Increasing direct consumption of oil seeds including soybean, mustard seed and ground nut reduced their availability for crushing.
For 2013-14, Bandhan, India's largest microfinance institution (MFI), has registered 37 per cent annual growth in its gross loan portfolio at Rs 6,200 crore, about a fifth of India's MFI sector.
With a new government at the Centre only a few weeks away, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) might wait for the new dispensation’s fiscal policy to take its policy actions, feel experts.
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will press to the next government for redrafting the recently enacted Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made more than 1,000 speeches in the previous 10 years, said Pankaj Pachauri, media advisor to the PM, on Friday, adding the media and Parliament showed no interest in listening.
The paramount darbar in Amritsar is the Golden Temple, usually termed the "Darbar Sahib" by the thousands who flock to it for daily darshan.
Protests continued on Friday at the Pune Council Hall, with angry residents protesting against their names being missing from the voters' lists.
The country’s foreign exchange reserves rose $2.8 billion to $309.4 billion during the week ended April 11, data released by the Reserve Bank of India showed.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has courted a fresh controversy.
What next, everybody wanted to know after Sachin Tendulkar retired in November last year. The answer is now clear: football.
First-time voters show their inked fingers after casting votes at a polling station during the fifth phase of polling for Lok Sabha elections in BhubaneswarAt 10 in the morning on Thursday, 20-year-old newbie voter Sanjay Khandelwal was the 110th person
Vikas Mahante at his residence in MaladAs a man dressed in a smart kurta and jacket walks by, I ask a bystander if he recognises the figure. Awed, he mumbles in a barely audible voice, "Modiji".
A STRANGE KIND OF PARADISE: INDIA THROUGH FOREIGN EYESAuthor: Sam MillerPublisher: PenguinPages: 427Price: Rs 599In A Strange Kind of Paradise, Sam Miller analyses how centuries of foreigners — from the ancient Greeks to Victorian pornographers to
The Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal’s order on Thursday refusing to stop work on the Kalasa-Banduri Project as demanded by Goa has come as a relief to Karnataka.
Between the intricate shrines of Angkor Wat, the diverse landscapes of the countryside and the kindness of its people - and despite the horrors of its recent history - Cambodia knocks a lot of people off their feet.
The Odisha government will enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) to facilitate credit linkage for MSMEs (micro, small & medium enterprises) in the state.