29 Oct 2020
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India
France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.
28 Aug 2019
Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid
The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.
25 Jul 2019
French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance
Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.
04 May 2019
#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case
The Center has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on Saturday against the petitions seeking review of the top court's Rafale deal verdict in December 2018.
13 Mar 2019
Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government has the right to investigate every person but should not be selective, referring to the investigation against his brother-in-law Robert Vadra.
02 Dec 2018
I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests
French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.
14 Nov 2018
Trump criticizes Macron over European defense remarks, again
Donald Trump yesterday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French President's call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed "insulting."
22 Jul 2018
Rafale deal 'smells-like-scam'; Defense Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy-clause: Rahul
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged the controversial Rafale jet deal "smells like a scam" and accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause.
22 Jul 2018
RaGa's statement in LS on Rafale pricing 'childish': UP Minister
Uttar Pradesh Minister Srikant Sharma today termed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's statement on the pricing of fighter jet Rafale in the Lok Sabha during the no-trust motion against the NDA government as "childish".
20 Jul 2018
#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reportedly denied France's statement regarding the Rafale Deal and said he stands by his statements.
20 Jul 2018
No-confidence motion: RaGa attacks Modi's 'jumla' in speech
Attacking the NDA regime in Lok Sabha, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said India became a victim of 'jumla-strike' which he referred to as a 21st-century weapon.
03 May 2018
Australian First Lady flattered by French President 'delicious' comment
France President Emmanuel Macron's describing Australian First Lady Lucy as 'delicious' may have raised eyebrows, but she found his statement flattering.
01 Apr 2018
Modi-wave hits Rajya Sabha TV: Channel gives PM more air-time
It seems PM Modi's booming "Mitron" speeches have heralded the long-awaited "acche din" for Rajya Sabha TV.
11 Mar 2018
India-France strengthen ties, sign pact to counter China's influence
India and France strengthened their 20-year-old strategic ties on Saturday as President Macron met PM Modi and signed 14 pacts ranging from cooperation in security to space exploration to clean energy.
01 Nov 2017
France: President Macron approves controversial anti-terror law
French President Emmanuel Macron has formally approved a new counter terrorism law giving sweeping powers to law enforcement authorities.
20 Sep 2017
UNGA session: Is Macron pitting himself as 'anti-Trump?'
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron delivered their first speeches in the UN General Assembly, during its 72nd annual session.
30 Aug 2017
Fighting Islamic terror is France's top priority: French President Macron
Delivering a key foreign policy address on Tuesday, President Emmanuel Macron said fighting Islamist terrorism is France's top priority.
04 Jul 2017
Macron proposes to slash number of Parliamentarians by a third
Addressing newly elected Parliamentarians at the Versailles Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed to cut down the number of MPs by a third of the current number.
19 Jun 2017
French Parliamentary Elections: President Macron's party wins
French President Emmanuel Macron emerged strong in France's Parliamentary elections, with his Republic on the Move (LREM) securing a commanding majority in the Parliament.
12 Jun 2017
French president Macron's party set for decisive parliamentary majority
French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) party and its ally MoDem are projected to win 445 out of 557 seats in the National Assembly.
08 May 2017
Who is the French President Emmanuel Macron?
Emmanuel Macron is politically centrist, former investment banker who has now been elected as France's president.
08 May 2017
French elections 2017: Macron secures decisive victory over Le Pen
As results came in on France's nail biting Presidential race, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron emerged winner in round two, securing a decisive victory over his far right opponent Marine Le Pen, gathering 65.8% votes, becoming France's youngest President.
07 Mar 2017
'Ultimate duty' to prevent Le Pen from winning: Hollande
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande said his "ultimate duty" was to prevent Marine Le Pen, candidate of the far-right National Front, from winning.
04 Mar 2017
French presidential candidate Le Pen loses EU parliamentary immunity
EU lawmakers withdrew parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for tweeting three images of Islamic State violence.
02 Mar 2017
French Elections: Fillon under pressure as polls near
French conservative candidate Francois Fillon is under pressure after the centrist UDI party withdrew support to him. Fillon is also facing a formal investigation over a fake job racket involving his wife.
01 Mar 2017
French want Obama for President
Frustrated at the lack of "suitable candidates", an online petition in France that seeks to have Barack Obama as President has garnered over 42,000 signatures. However, since Obama is not a French citizen, he is ineligible to run.