President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday gave the thumbs-up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's bid for industrialisation, as he kickstarted her government's business summit by asserting the eastern state has emerged as "the investment destination" in the country.
Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States under a cloud - literal and metaphorical - on Friday, launching the globe's most powerful nation and the world on an uncharted course with a clarion call of "America First" to "bring back our wealth... our dreams".
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated Donald J. Trump as the latter was sworn in as the 45th President of the US and said he looks forward to welcoming the Trumps in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Donald Trump on his becoming the US President and said he looked forward to working with him to further deepen India-US ties.
Expressing displeasure over Samajwadi Party's announcement of its candidates for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Congress on Friday said the development was "unfortunate" given the understanding reached between the two parties.
The central government on Friday evening gave its nod to the Tamil Nadu government's ordinance to enable holding of Jallikattu, as the southern state saw continued massive protests in support of the bull-taming sport.
Republican Mike Pence was on Friday sworn in Vice President of the US here at the Capitol.
In his maiden speech, new US President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to make America great again, and said he would transfer power to the people.
A section of Left Front activists on Friday held a demonstration here demanding a probe into the killing of two villagers in West Bengal's Bhangar over the ongoing anti-land acquisition movement.