Sitharaman was elevated to the cabinet rank on Sunday and given the defence portfolio.
The BJP is eyeing an alliance with the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday hit out those expressing happiness at the killing of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh on social media.
The BJP got Rs 461 crore as donations from 'unknown sources' in 2015-16, accounting for nearly 81 per cent of its total income, while the same for the Congress was 71 per cent or Rs 186 crore, a report said on Wednesday.
The value of assets of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has registered an increase of almost 32 per cent during the last three years, according to an affidavit submitted by him.
Hitting out at critics for accusing her of Muslim appeasement, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said she believed in taking care of all the communities.
A group of 19 MLAs, loyal to Dhinakaran, had met Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on August 22, expressed lack of confidence in the chief minister and demanded his ouster.
Manorama Devi's husband Bindeshwari Prasad alias Bindi Yadav, an RJD leader known for money and muscle power, was sentenced to five years' imprisonment for sheltering their son who was on the run after the killing.
PM Modi said India shares Myanmar's concerns over "extremist violence" in the Rakhine state, especially the loss of innocent lives of the people and the security personnel.
Protests are being held in several cities against the brutal murder of the 55-year old journalist who was the editor of Lankesh Patrike — a Kannada magazine.
Hate speeches, beating up doctors and online trolling are all part of his past.
After the cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, claims of Modi's discontent with Bharti's performance as WRD minister surfaced amid her transfer to the supposedly low-profile Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
During the meet at Naypyidaw, Narendra Modi and Aung San Suu Kyi held delegation talks and witnessed the exchange of a number of bilateral agreements between the two nations.
'It is hard to conduct a dialogue with people who confuse Austria with Australia, but there is nothing we can do about this,' said Putin
New Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari has decided to convene a meeting with the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh over the Ken- Betwa river inter-linking project.
According to United Nations estimates, around 402 people were killed and 38,000 Rohingya Muslims have attempted to cross the border to neighbouring Bangladesh in recent weeks.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday engaged in a Twitter war to claim credit for Lucknow Metro, the maiden run of which was flagged off today.
Addressing the inaugural session of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), Shah said the region was top priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Development of the eight states was a must for overall growth of the country, he said.
The meeting which lasted for a little more than an hour saw both the leaders conducting discussions with a "forward-looking" and "constructive approach", Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told the media after the meeting ended.
Adityanath and deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma filed their nomination papers in the presence of their Cabinet colleagues and senior party leaders, including newly-appointed BJP state unit chief Mahendra Nath Pandey.
Updates from the 9th BRICS Summit happening in Xiamen, China.
After responding to various queries raised by party workers during 'Samvad' programme here, Gandhi held three meetings with professionals from different fields, small and medium-scale businessmen and office bearers of the party's Gujarat unit at Sabarmati riverfront.
CNBC-TV18's Ronojoy Banerjee caught up with a panel of experts to discuss the challenges awaiting the new ministers of the Narendra Modi cabinet.
Piyush Goyal acquired the Railway Ministry portfolio replacing Suresh Prabhu who confirmed his resignation through a tweet
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said the Gujarat "model of development" stood thoroughly "exposed".