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Updated: Apr 27, 2015 12:26 PM
The appointment was a manifestation of the government's "anxiety" about the future, says Bench The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the appointment of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh and declared that the interference of the Tamil Nadu govern
Updated: Apr 27, 2015 09:05 PM
India has evacuated 2500 stranded Indians, even as a fresh feeble tremor on Monday jolted the battered Himalayan nation. With rumours swirling around about another strong quake hitting Kathmandu, people on Monday are set out to leave the capital in veh
Updated: Apr 27, 2015 08:38 PM
It originated 5 km south-west of Mirik, in the Darjeeling district. Tremors shook north-east India on Monday, three days after a severe earthquake caused devastation in neighbouring Nepal, sending residents rushing out of their homes fearing for their s
Updated: Apr 27, 2015 06:28 PM
The CJI's refusal brings to an abrupt halt the government's plans to constitute the NJAC before May 11 as promised by it to the Constitution Bench. A letter from Chief Justice of India H.L. Dattu to Prime Minister Narendra Modi categorically refusing to
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Justice T. Raja dismissed the writ petition, pointing out that there was no merit in the plea. The Madras High Court on Monday dismissed a petition by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) seeking a stay on the release of superstar Kamal Haasan’s Tamil
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In line with a direction of the Supreme Court, DMK general secretary K.Anbazhagan today filed his written submission with the Karnataka High Court that prayed for confirming the sentence and fine imposed by the special court on former Tamil Nadu Chief Min
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Rajinikanth was given Padma Bhushan in 2000 and his name was recommended to the second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan this time. Superstar Rajinikanth, yoga teacher Ramdev, BJP leader and veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha were among the 1,793 promi
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French carmaker Renault, which has entered the MPV market earlier in April with the Lodgy, will roll out its compact car in the sub-Rs. 4-lakh segment in May. The company hopes to double its market share and sales to about one lakh units in 2015. &#82
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MPs were quick to point out that the horrific earthquake has a lesson for India India’s efforts to help Nepal in its hour of crisis drew all-round support and appreciation in Parliament on Monday as both Houses set aside business to discuss the ea
IPL 2015
Apr 27, 2015 08:29 PM
Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and put SunRisers Hyderabad in to bat first at the PCA stadium in Mohali on Monday. Teams Kings XI Punjab: M Vijay, SE Marsh, M Vohra, GJ Bailey*, DA Miller, WP Saha†, AR Patel, R Dhawan, MG Johnson, Anureet S
Apr 27, 2015 01:56 PM
Led by Ashish Nehra and Ishwar Pandey, CSK’s bowling arsenal has looked well equipped and delivered whenever required. Enduring an erratic campaign so far, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders face a stiff challenge when they take on the smoo
Apr 27, 2015 11:27 AM
Duminy feels it is not fair to single out a player in the team’s inconsistent run, which has seen them lose four out of their seven games. Yuvraj Singh has not set the IPL ablaze the way he was expected to but Delhi Daredevils captain J.P. Duminy h
Apr 26, 2015 01:18 PM
While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead on net run rate despite having a similar win-loss count. Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be look
Sport
Apr 27, 2015 07:35 PM
BCCI secretary asked Srinivasan to share the "information" about bookies "with his family members, whose involvement in betting has been proved". ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Monday said that he did not want to engage in a war of words with BCCI secreta
Apr 27, 2015 04:51 PM
The AELTC has banned the group photo capture device, for its "nuisance value", from its grass court events. It may be a rage to click selfies at sports events but Wimbledon is in no mood to oblige, banning selfie sticks at the prestigious event for thei
Apr 27, 2015 04:21 PM
I am honoured, said the 27-year-old cricketer, who has scored two ODI double hundreds and the highest ODI individual score yet. Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Monday expressed delight about the BCCI’s decision to recommend his name for the governm
Apr 27, 2015 04:10 PM
India enjoyed a profitable opening day as Shamini Kumaresan qualified for the main draw of the women’s singles event at the World Table Tennis Championships here on Monday. Shamini qualified by topping her group which included Gillian Edwards of S
Apr 27, 2015 03:51 PM
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90 crore as remuneration for his services as president of BCCI (IPL affairs) during the seventh edition of the cash-rich league last year, which was held in UAE and India. Mr. Gavaskar
Opinion
Apr 27, 2015 02:16 AM
Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, on the massive response to the newspaper’s fossil fuel disinvestment campaign and the urgent need to take action on climate change. The idea for ‘Keep it in the Ground’ — the camp
Apr 27, 2015 02:03 AM
The Cabinet’s nod to amendments in the Juvenile Justice Bill would not only violate the basic principles of the Constitution, but also be in conflict with evidence-based social policy. Nearly 25 years ago, India ratified the United Nations Convent
Apr 27, 2015 01:13 AM
Though no stranger to India, Ashraf Ghani will now be under scrutiny for what he says about how he visualises India-Afghanistan relations. He will be engaging with a new Indian leadership that has displayed no anxiety about the fact that he waited for six
Business
Apr 27, 2015 08:24 PM
Smart Cities in Maharashtra could very well end up looking as "smart" as Tel-Aviv, the capital of Israel. In a key stride in collaboration between the State and Israel, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai o
Apr 27, 2015 08:18 PM
Central Bureau of Investigation Director Anil Sinha on Monday said over Rs.80, 000 crore belonging to six crore people is locked up in the Ponzi schemes being probed by the agency. “In 2014, India ranked 85 among the 178 countries in th
Apr 27, 2015 08:02 PM
Low-cost airline SpiceJet on Monday launched discounted ticket sales at ‘rates cheaper than AC 2-Tier train fares’, offering 1.50 lakh seats for as low as Rs. 999 on its domestic routes with a travel period of three-and-a -half months. The lat
Apr 27, 2015 07:29 PM
Snapping its two-day losing trend, the rupee on Monday recovered by 8 paise to close at 63.48 against the US dollar, after plunging to a 4-month intra-day low of 63.77, on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and some banks. However, dist
Apr 27, 2015 07:20 PM
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India jumped about 63 per cent to USD 3.28 billion (about Rs. 20,820 crore) in February, 2015. In February 2014, the country had received FDI of USD 2.01 billion. During the April-February period of 2014-15, the foreign
Features
Apr 27, 2015 06:08 PM
Perch’s staging of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’s Under The Mangosteen Tree recreated the genius of the celebrated writer. The writer is everywhere. He’s seeped into the words he’s penned, he comes alive in the actors who bring his sto
Apr 27, 2015 05:54 PM
Priyadarshini Paitandy talks to fans on why they sport their favourite comic character on their clothes. I confess. My knowledge of superheroes begins with Superman and ends with Batman. I only know the two and the fact that they wear skintight costumes
Apr 27, 2015 05:44 PM
Meet local lad, Dheeraj Gadicherla, who creates life-like and stunning portraits using coffee decoction. A life-like Marilyn Monroe portrait looks from the corner of her doe eyes. A replica of the iconic Bob Marley photograph, a portrait of Joker, with
Apr 27, 2015 06:38 PM
Both government and private players have begun mobilising funds and material for relief work in quake-affected Nepal. How can I help? Can I contribute? Can I send relief material? These questions are foremost on everyone’s mind ever since the news
Apr 27, 2015 06:35 PM
News of earthquakes brings with it memories of experiencing it with fear When the earth shakes it is for all to know. In our childhood , the fable we were told was , ‘Don’t we move in our sleep? Similarly, God of earth is shifting his positio
Slideshows
Apr 27, 2015 05:26 PM
Secunderabad Parade Grounds and its surroundings and all roads leading to the venue of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Public Meeting as part of its plenary from Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s camp office have turned pink with party flags and banne
Apr 27, 2015 12:53 PM
Bunch of images unveils the plight of the farmers and political jamboree over the farmers issue.
Apr 25, 2015 07:39 PM
Apr 25, 2015 05:14 PM
Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
Apr 25, 2015 04:01 PM
A strong 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital on Saturday causing massive damage. Tremors were felt across eastern and northern parts of India triggering panic. A selection of images capturing the extent of damage.
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