The debate in the US over H-1B visas has become a political and emotive issue as there is a "yawning gap" between the facts and perception, IT industry body NASSCOM has said, contending that Indian IT firms contribute immensely to the US economy and jobs creation.
The Supreme Court Friday said it would hear next week the plea of a consortium of banks that USD 40 million, which liquor baron Vijay Mallya had allegedly transferred to his children, needed to be brought back.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi and BSP supremo Mayawati will descend on Varanasi tomorrow making it their battleground ahead of the last phase of UP polls, a schedule that has put the administration on its toes.
Vice President Hamid Ansari will attend the Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) on March 7 in Jakarta, Indonesia where the 21-nation grouping will discuss ways to strengthen maritime cooperation and fight against violent extremism.
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has summoned a top Delhi Police official over alleged inaction on a DU faculty's complaint that a former president of a students' union had abused and threatened her.
President Pranab Mukherjee today said a strong deterrent is needed against those who want to adversely affect India's progress and security in view of the ever changing geo-political situation in the region.
The Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the state government to exhume the bodies of two tribals and conduct their postmortem again on a plea by their relatives alleging that the police killed them in a fake encounter by branding them as Naxals.
With just a day left for filing of nominations for the Mumbai mayoral poll, a senior state BJP leader today said he is confident that his party and Shiv Sena will come together to govern India's richest civic body.
Goa government s plan to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention on the ongoing Mahadayi water-sharing dispute with Karnataka has hit a roadblock due to his packed schedule in the wake of UP elections followed by a foreign trip.
No more trouble for the residents of the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman region in refuelling their vehicles! The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation formally launched its maiden Retail Fuel Outlet at Lataw village on Friday.