Celebrations galore as Modi wins historic general election

THE mood was upbeat at BJP headquarters in New Delhi shortly after it became evident that prime minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party was headed for a historic win. Although counting of votes for 2019 Lok Sabha election is underway, trends so far show the BJP leading with more than 330 seats. Party workers took […]

India displays military might to mark Republic Day

Thousands watched as tanks, camel-mounted forces and motorbike stunt riders paraded in New Delhi Saturday (26), as India marked its 70th Republic Day in an annual display of culture and military might. The day marks the date in 1950 when India’s new constitution came into effect. India gained independence from Britain in 1947, but went […]

Fraud-hit India’s Punjab National Bank records loss of £7.26 billion in Q1

Fraud hit India’s second largest state run bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB) continued with its loss for the second consecutive quarter ended in June for the financial year 2018-19. The bank recorded a net loss of 7.26 billion GBP during April to June period, compared with a profit of 2.65 GBP during the same period last […]

Leaders: Aga Khan shares warm handshake with Modi

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan greets India Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on February 21, 2018.

Powerhouses: Sadhguru meets Shah Rukh

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (R) shakes hands with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of Isha foundation, during a Global Business Summit in New Delhi on February 23, 2018. (MONEY SHARMA/AFP/ Getty Images)