US, Russia announce Syria truce after Trump-Putin talks

Hamburg, Germany, July 8 : The first ever meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ended here on Friday with agreements to arrange a ceasefire in Syria and to establish a designated bilateral channel for discussions on the conflict in Ukraine. The two leaders also addressed allegations of Russian interference […]

Rahul questions Modi’s ‘silence’ on China issue

New Delhi, July 7 : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned the government on the stand-off with China on the border and asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi was silent on the issue. “Why is our Prime Minister silent on China?” Gandhi tweeted. Following Gandhi’s tweet, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also hit out […]

Tillerson to travel to Kuwait over Qatar crisis

Washington, July 7 : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Kuwait next week in an attempt to solve the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and the four Arab states which have snapped diplomatic ties with the West Asian country, the media reported. Tillerson will meet senior Kuwaiti officials who have been trying to […]

Puducherry CM to meet President over Lt Governor’s ‘illegal’ action, Bedi defends

New Delhi/Puducherry, July 6 : The controversy over nomination of three MLAs in Puducherry snowballed on Thursday with Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over the “illegal” action, as state Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi strongly defended her move. Naryanasamy, who is in Delhi, said the nomination of three MLAs “by the […]

Modi failed to articulate India’s concerns in US visit: Congress

New Delhi, July 5 : Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress on Wednesday called him a “weak Prime Minister” who had failed to “firmly” articulate India’s interests and concerns during his meeting with US President Donald Trump. “India has a weak Prime Minister,” Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wrote on his Twitter handle. He […]