Fearing backlash from anti-government protesters, roads leading to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Lahore residence, where he is currently residing, have been blocked and heavy contingent of police deployed.
On the second day of his Japan tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited two prominent ancient Buddhist temples in Kyoto -- Toji and Kinkakuji -- offering prayers and mingling with the common people and tourists.
Japan on Sunday agreed to work with India in developing a treatment for the sickle cell anaemia after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought help for finding remedy to the deadly disease commonly found among tribals in India.
According to official sources at the Imperial Guest House in Kyoto, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down with his host and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at a traditional dining table for over one-and-a-half hours, for an exceptionally warm and friendly conversation over a traditional Japanese meal on Saturday evening.
Warm vibes between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe were at display on Saturday as the Indian leader arrived in Kyoto on five-day visit with an aim of raising the ties to a new level.
Amid great expectations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a visit to Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the strategic and global partnership to a higher level.
Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijender Gupta.
People are unhappy with the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre during its first 100 days as it has failed to keep its promises on rising prices and inflation, the Nationalist Congress Party said on Saturday.
Amid Pakistan Army's mediation efforts, protesters have stepped up pressure on the embattled government with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri setting yet another deadline of 24 hours for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit.
The prime minister's outreach to Japan is a recognition of the civilisational potential that the two nations hold and can wield in evolving an era of 'Asianism' in global politics, says Anirban Ganguly.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday confirmed reports that he had been approached by a newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party member of Parliament to join the saffron party soon after the general election results were declared. Vishwas told ANI, I got a call from a newspaper yesterday; they wanted to confirm about this proposal for me from the BJP. I thought I should not lie, and if I have been contacted them, I must divulge that news.
The defence ministry on Friday scrapped a scam-tainted tender worth over Rs 6,000 crore to procure 197 light helicopters from foreign vendors and decided to allow indigenous players to manufacture these choppers for the armed forces.
The Congress on Friday distanced itself from party leader Janardan Dwivedi's remarks that people in politics should not continue in active posts beyond 70 years of age even as another party leader Digvijaya Singh backed him.
Voicing concern over mushrooming pornographic sites on the internet, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to find out solution to the hydra headed problem after government virtually expressed its helplessness, saying if we block one site, another crops up.
The Election Commission on Friday virtually made it mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability.
The Delhi high court on Friday allowed Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, to meet his ailing grandfather by granting him custody parole of two days as a test to see if he is fit to be let out in society.