Patel accused of bullying officials, Johnson asserts full confidence in her

Recent media reports have suggested that Home Secretary Priti Patel has “bullied her staff”, allegations that have now been dismissed as "false" by the government. Patel has also been accused of trying to force out Sir Philip Rutnam, the most...

Permanent presence for legend Freddie Mercury

A street in the London suburb where iconic rock musician Freddie Mercury lived as a teenager has been renamed Freddie Mercury Close.

Trump announces $3bn defence deal with India

Great bonhomie was on display at the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad on Monday as both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump heaped praises on each other

Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3

Further delay in the execution of the Nirbhaya case convicts would be “sacrilegious” to the rights of the victim and for justice, a Delhi court noted on Monday, fixing 6 am on March 3 as the fresh date for their hanging

Hafiz Saeed jailed for 5.5 years in 2 terror cases

Days before the FATF plenary, a Lahore-based anti-terrorism court convicted Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed, in two terror-financing cases, sentencing him to five and a half years’...

China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 1,886

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 1,800 on Tuesday after 93 more people died in Hubei province, the hard-hit epicentre of the outbreak

Mr. Prime Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am extremely grateful to the Hon’ble Prime Minister and all those who made today’s event possible, for inviting me to this historic and nostalgic occasion when Gandhiji’s Statue is being unveiled.

He looked rather like this, sixty-eight years ago, to his assassin. He looked straight into his eyes, quite exactly like this. Gandhi was walking, of course, not standing. And he walked straight into those three bullets. He embraced those darts,...

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