Why Is UPA So Confident Despite SP’s Threat?

Many may be wondering what made the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government say so confidently that it would last its full term despite the fact that it would fall short of the required numbers to run the government if Samajwadi Party (SP) withdraws its outside support. The answer seems to be - Janata Dal (United). Mar 30, 2013

Will Mulayam Singh Pull Down UPA Government? PM Says No

Leading opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) said that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is bound to go for an early poll. However, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that his government would complete its full term. Mar 29, 2013

India-Italy Relations: Blunders Committed by Both Countries; What Really Went Wrong?

The good relations that India and Italy have been enjoying for decades almost kissed the dust over the recent diplomatic row in connection with the two Italian marines accused of murdering Indian fishermen. Everything would fall into place now as Italy has decided to send back the two marines to India for further trial. Mar 22, 2013

Parliament Passes Anti-Rape Bill

The new anti-rape bill calls for death penalty in a case which leads to the victim's death or which leaves the victim in a vegetative state and also for the repeat offenders. Mar 22, 2013