Mamata Banerjee Wants a World Trade Centre in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her state finance minister Amit Mitra met top business leaders in Mumbai on Friday. She briefed them about her ambitious plan to build the next World Trade Centre in the Kolkata capital of the state. Aug 2, 2013

Outrage as Akhilesh Partyman Brags about IAS Officer's Suspension

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Narendra Singh Bhati was caught on camera claiming that he got IAS officer Durga Nagpal suspended 'within 40 minutes' for allegedly demolishing the wall of a complex that housed a mosque in the Kadalpur village of Noida. Aug 2, 2013

Is Mayawati Banking on Telangana to Divide Uttar Pradesh?

Supporters of Telangana state are celebrating in jubilation while anti-Telangana state are staging protests over the decision of the Congress-led UPA government to divide Andhra Pradesh into two parts. Now, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has grabbed the opportunity to press the government to divide UP into four states. Jul 31, 2013

Pakistan Elects Indian-Born Mamnoon Hussain as President

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Mamnoon Hussain will become the 12th President of Pakistan after beating his rival Wajihuddin Ahmad of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party (PTI) by securing 277 votes, Dawn reported. Jul 30, 2013

Telangana: Statehood or Undivided AP, Repercussions Could be Huge

The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Congress Working Committee (CWC) are holding separate meetings on Tuesday to take a call on the demand for a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh, but the government is facing a dilemma as their final decision could have huge repercussions. Jul 30, 2013

Separate Telangana Likely to Divide Congress?

The UPA government is expected to give into the demands for the formation of a separate Telangana state, despite resistance from various Congress leaders in Andhra Pradesh including the Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy. Jul 28, 2013