In his last Independence Day address ahead of the next Lok Sabha elections, Modi spoke at length about the progress India has made under his government and asserted that its rise is being hailed by the world.

AAP leader Ashutosh resigns from party Aug 15 2018

"It is purely from a very very personal reason.Thanks to party/all of them who supported me throughout," he tweeted.

PM Modi slams opposition on Triple Talaq Bill Aug 15 2018

In a veiled attack on the Congress and other opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said there were some people who did not allow the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament during the just concluded monsoon session.

Triple talaq against Indian Constitution: Shabana Azmi Aug 13 2018

Noted film actress Shabana Azmi today said triple talaq is against the Indian Constitution and welcomed a proposed law that makes the practice of instant divorce illegal.

Arms racket busted in Bengal, two arrested Aug 13 2018

West Bengal Police on Monday busted an arms racket at south 24 Parganas district's Sonarpur area and arrested two persons.

India steps up vigil on borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar Aug 13 2018

Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday.

Karunanidhi: Scratches on my mind firm five years in Chennai Aug 13 2018

Muthuvel Karunanidhis passing away has brought back disparate images of my five unlikely years in Chennai as regional editor of the Indian Express.

Putin, Rohani emphasize mutual cooperation in Syria Aug 13 2018

Putin and Hassan Rouhani emphasized the cooperation between their two countries in the fight against terrorism in Syria during their bilateral meeting within the framework of the 5th Caspian Summit

Erdogan calls lira plunge 'plot' Aug 13 2018

The plunge of Turkish lira is "a plot against Turkey" and the country will seek new partners and markets if the US does not back down on its hostile policy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.