China has complained to India about Indian troops "trespassing" the Chinese boundary, hinting that pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar won't resume until the soldiers were withdrawn.
For now both the JDU and the RJD are stressing the fact that the Grand Alliance stands united despite the differences. But the question that is increasingly gaining currency in political circles is: For how long?
The US has cleared sale of predator Guardian drones to India with the two countries pledging to deepen their defence and security cooperation.
In a strong message to Islamabad, the US and India have told Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used for terror attacks on other countries and asked it to bring to justice terrorists blamed for attacks in Mumbai and other places in India.
If hugs and handshakes are markers to personal and bilateral relationships, then the first get-to-know meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump seems to have been singularly successful.
Protesters marched through the streets in several places as the indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills entered its tenth day with GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatening to intensify the agitation for a separate state. Internet services were suspended for the seventh day and local cable channels remained blocked in certain parts of the hills.
AAP MLAs will now face the scrutiny of the Election Commission. AAP has a brute majority in the 70-member House in Delhi, but even with 20 constituencies going to polls, AAP’s total control over the assembly will weaken. In the last election, AAP got 67 seats and BJP 3 in the elections. A number of MLAs have already deserted the AAP and in case the elections in these 20 seats come out with a verdict against AAP, it can rock Kejriwal’s tenure.