Underlining the significance of the large and influential Sikh and Punjabi community settled in his country, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, accompanied by his wife and children, offered prayers at the Golden Temple.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the president of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that all the decisions made by him as the party chief stand "null and void".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that his government will establish a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial production corridor in Bundelkhand -- a region divided between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh -- that will generate 250,000 jobs and bring development to one of the most impoverished regions of the country.
The electronic media faithful to the ruling dispensation at the Centre has always found Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to be its red rag. And so they went to town over the alleged assault of Delhi’s Chief secretary at the CM residence on Monday night. Nobody was even interested to allow AAP its version of events. But two AAP MLAs who were accused by the bureaucrat of having assaulted him were in judicial custody on Wednesday.
In the wake of the Rs 11,300 crore ($1.8 billion) Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam allegedly involving diamond merchant Nirav Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the state was duty-bound to ensure those cheating the system are brought to justice.