External Affairs Minister SM Krishna Friday left for Egypt on a three-day visit during which he is expected to forge relations with the new dispensation in North Africa's most influential country and discuss the Syrian crisis with the Arab League in Cairo.
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Friday demanded the government to explain as to why the presence of US Special Forces in India was kept under wraps and Parliament not taken into confidence in the matter.
We in the Arab world can claim to understand best the sinister and ulterior motives and open double standards of the Western powers now active in Geneva planning to destabilize Sri Lanka for the "sin" of defeating the world's most ruthless terrorist outfit that plagued Sri Lanka and even India for over thirty years.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's election meeting in Goa on Wednesday has got embroiled in a controversy with the Election Commission launching a probe into alleged distribution of "communal material" at the venue.
The UNHRC now meeting in Geneva has once again been inveigled by the USA and its poodles to accuse SL of HR abuses limited to the final phase of the 30 year conflict, cunningly blanking off the crimes of the LTTE.
Indians have often been at the receiving end of UK visa regulations in the recent past but New Delhi for once has managed to tame the British authorities. In yet another visa row between the two countries - this time around in a third country - India has forced the UK to roll back its decision to bar Indians to apply for UK visas from Belgium.