India has been pushing for an agreement with Japan on the lines of a 2008 deal with the United States.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked Pakistan and India to resolve their issues peacefully, through dialogue.
The court said it hoped the PM would ultimately take into account public expectations and India's democratic values.
Both candidates withdraw their observers from a UN-supervised audit of votes that was meant to resolve the crisis.
Abdullah Abdullah pulled out after his campaign officials dismissed the process for invalidating fake votes as “a joke”.
UN peacekeeping mission observers visited villages near the Indian border which were recently hit by Indian shelling.
A senior member of Abdullah's team said his demands over how fraudulent votes should be thrown out had been ignored.
A Jewish centre reopened nearly six years after armed militants stormed the building and killed six people inside.
India also agreed to re-examine objections over designs of four hydroelectric power projects on Jhelum and Chenab rivers
The country has been in paralysis since the June 14 election to choose the successor to President Hamid Karzai.
The move to charge 147 people with setting off explosives came as the opposition mounted fresh protests.
No headway made on concerns about Indian hydroelectric projects on second day of talks in Lahore.
Manual scavengers at the bottom of India's entrenched caste hierarchy perform the unsanitary work on a daily basis.
The most of the adverse outcomes for Narendra Modi came in Bihar where the BJP had done unexpectedly well.
The coal scam against Birla and a former top bureaucrat that surfaced in 2012 will close after a govt auditor's report.
The latest firing began last night and many houses in the area were damaged.
Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide election win gave them the strongest mandate in a generation.
An Indian army official said that a soldier died during a clash with suspected militants in India-held Kashmir.
It said no new licences to sell alcohol would be granted while bars would not have their licences renewed.
He said “one small incident of rape in Delhi is enough to cost us millions of dollars in terms of lower tourism”.
TV footage showed officers forcibly removing Irom Sharmila for her unwavering and non-violent protest.