WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama's announcement of support for India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) is seen by large sections of the US media as an attempt to counter China.
ISLAMABAD - The US had forewarned Pakistan about support to India as a permanent member in the UN Security Council ahead of President Barack Obama's visit.
NEW DELHI - The Congress Tuesday accepted the resignation of Suresh Kalmadi as secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party. There have been allegations of corruption against Kalmadi, chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI - Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashokrao Chavan was Tuesday asked to step down following allegations of his connection with the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, Congress leaders said.