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Paul resigns as deputy speaker

LONDON: Suggesting “gross injustice” in his 4-month suspension from the House of Lords, the NRI industrialist and Labour peer, Mr Swraj Paul has resigned as Deputy Speaker of the House.

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Dilma Rousseff in equality vow

BRASILIA: The Brazilian President-elect, Ms Dilma Rousseff has promised to guarantee freedom of the press and religion and to promote ‘equality between men and women’, since all those things are ‘essential principles of democracy’.

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Manmohan meets Hillary Clinton

HANOI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and the US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton met here on Saturday for about 40 minutes regarding the President, Mr Barack Obama’s visit to India next week.

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Obama’s maiden trip to India

WASHINGTON: The US President, Mr Barack Obama would begin his India visit on November 6 with a message of condolence for the victims of 26/11 and will then celebrate Diwali with school children along with the First Lady, Ms Michelle Obama.

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