Chidambaram Supports 49 pct FDI in Insurance, Pension Sectors

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday approved a hike in foreign direct investment in insurance and pension sectors to 49 percent, allowing for a push in reforms in India's rigid investment sector despite opposition from left parties and trade unions. Aug 23, 2012

Mumbai Violence: Top Cop Arup Patnaik Shunted Out of Office

Maharashtra officials on Thursday issued an order for Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik to be transferred to an administrative post in the state as a disciplinary action against the manner in which he handled the Muslim mob rampage at Azad Maidan earlier this month. Aug 23, 2012

SC Clears Chidambaram of 2G charges; Disappoints Swamy

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected petitioners' plea for a probe into his alleged role in the 2G spectrum scam, saying there was no sufficient evidence to prove that the minster misused his office to grant undue favours to then-telecom minister A Raja. Aug 24, 2012

Respect Online Freedom, Says US to India

At a time when the Indian government is campaigning against inflammatory content on social media websites, the United States on Thursday stressed to India the importance of online freedom whilst overseeing the security of the nation. Aug 24, 2012