Pompeo to meet Guterres: UN

  United Nations: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet later this week with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the heels of the Helsinki Summit, which a UN spokesman said the world organization was “evaluating”.

Land dispute leaves 13 dead in Mexico

  Mexico City: A clash between residents of communities in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca over a land dispute left at least 13 people dead and another one injured, prosecutors said Tuesday. The armed at

Dissent essential in open society: Hamid Ansari

   New Delhi: Dissent is of critical importance in an open society and its suppression could metamorphose it into an illiberal and ethnic democracy, former Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Tuesday. He was speaking here at the formal releas

Swami Agnivesh beaten up in Jharkhand, probe ordered 

Ranchi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh was on Tuesday assaulted by a group of suspected Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists shouting “Jai Shri Ram” slogans at Pakur in Jharkhand, following which the state ordered a probe. Chief

China builds unmanned weather station near border with India

China builds unmanned weather station near border with India Beijing: China has installed an unmanned automatic weather observation station near its border with India in Tibet to support its Army in the event of a live fire conflict with Ne

Swami Agnivesh beaten up in Jharkhand, 20 detained

Swami Agnivesh beaten up in Jharkhand, 20 detained Ranchi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh was attacked and beaten up by suspected supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in Jharkhand’s Pakur district on Tuesday, le

Haryana Governor given additional charge of Himachal

Haryana Governor given additional charge of Himachal Shimla: Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh, as the incumbent Acharya Devvrat is visiting the US.

62 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

62 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes Kabul: At least 62 militants were killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, a military official said on Tuesday. “The Army aircraft tar

Bail plea hearing of Kerala rape-accused priests postponed

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday postponed the hearing of anticipatory bail pleas of two Malankara Orthodox Church priests who are on the run after facing sexual abuse charges against a parishioner. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice As

Lokpal: Selection panel to meet on July 19, SC told

Lokpal: Selection panel to meet on July 19, SC told New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the process to appoint the Lokpal was under way and that a meeting is due on July 19 to recommend a panel of names.

Mayawati sacks BSP leader over Rahul remarks

  Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday sacked senior party leader Jai Prakash Singh, a day after he triggered a row by saying that foreign blood won’t let Congress President Rahul Gandhi succeed in Indian politics and lead the country.

Kejriwal orders action against corruption in RTO

  New Delhi: After a surprise inspection of one of Delhi’s biggest Regional Transport Offices, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday warned of strict action against officers who indulge in corruption with help from touts.