Even though the border stand off in Ladakh figured prominently during the talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Premier Li Keqiang in New Delhi, the issue was conspicuously missing from the Chinese leader's remarks circulated by the foreign ministry in Beijing on Monday.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai arrived in the country on Monday on a three-day visit during which he will seek increased military aid from India and discuss recent cross-border clashes with Pakistan.
Prime minister-designate Nawaz Sharif, known for being soft towards militant groups, on Monday said the Pakistani Taliban's offer of talks should be taken seriously because the problem of militancy cannot be solved through the use of power and bullets. Addressing newly elected parliamentarians and legislators of his Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz party at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal hall in Lahore, Sharif stressed the need to respond to the Taliban's offer.
Spot fixing and match fixing would fall in the category of criminal offences under the new law being contemplated by the government, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said on Monday. Sibal has emphasised that there was a need for a separate law to deal with the menace of fixing in cricket as the Indian Penal Code does not recognise match fixing and spot fixing as offences.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked last year by the Taliban for advocating the education of girls, has been selected for the prestigious Global Leadership Award this year. Malala, 15, will receive the award for her role as a global activist in advocating the education and empowerment of girls worldwide, a media announcement said.
A countrywide survey done ABP News and Nielsen spells doom for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance.If Lok Sabha polls were held right now, says the survey, the UPA will win only 136 of the 543 seats in the Lower House.
In a jolt to former Chief Minister Mayawati, the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta has said public money worth Rs 1,400 crore was siphoned off in construction of memorials during her regime and indicted 199 people including her close aide and former BSP minister Naseemuddi Siddiqui.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said he was eagerly waiting for the final report of National Investigating Agency (NIA) which is probing role of surrendered Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah for allegedly planning a terror attack here.
Rape is morally and physically the most reprehensible crime in the society which degrades and defiles the soul of a helpless female, the Supreme Court said on Monday. Rape is the most morally and physically reprehensible crime in a society, as it is an assault on the body, mind and privacy of the victim. While a murderer destroys the physical frame of the victim, a rapist degrades and defiles the soul of a helpless female, a bench of the apex court said.
A sacked Indian Airlines officer has been jailed for four years for possessing disproportionate assets worth Rs 63.06 lakh, double his known income, by a Delhi court which said he failed to maintain the purity of public office.
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf on Monday secured an overwhelming victory in repolling held in one constituency of Pakistan's violence-plagued city of Karachi, election officials said.
Sharif Dada Parkar and Zebunisa Kazi, whose convictions in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case have been upheld by the Supreme Court, on Monday surrendered before the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court in Mumbai.
A group of Indian-Americans from as many as 20 cities held a meeting in Chicago over the weekend and extended full support to the political movement of change being spearheaded by Aam Aadmi Party led by social activist Arvind Kejriwal.
In a stunning revelation, an officer of the Central Bureau of Investigation has alleged that his superior officer, a deputy inspector general, had tried tipping off former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla about raids being launched against him and others in connection with a jobs and transfer scam in the railway ministry.
The effect of India being perceived as a nation with a weak leadership on countries like Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and a host of others in south and southeast Asia, or the terror establishment across the border and their sleeper cells on our soil, can be profound, points out Brigadier Sapan Kumar Chatterji (retd)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Monday to build trust with India and declared that ties between the Asian giants were key to world peace as he visited New Delhi only weeks after a standoff in Ladakh.
Underlining that China's surrounding environment will suffer if India becomes another Japan or Philippines in confronting it, Chinese media on Monday called for understanding and respect for Indian sense of national pride.
Underling the importance of its nuclear-armed neighbors, China on Monday said that India is a key player in maintaining the safety of crucial maritime channels in the Indian Ocean, whereas Pakistan serves as a bridge between Beijing and the Islamic world.