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Updated: Oct 20, 2014 01:00 PM
Sena gets philosophical, asks voters to ponder over the verdict laden with 'instability and anarchy' A day after the verdict the Shiv Sena, which clearly had misread the writing on the wall by pushing the BJP to walk out of the alliance over disagreemen
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 12:59 PM
Modi, Shah tighten grip on party, allies The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to have its first chief ministers in Haryana and Maharashtra. The party won a majority in Haryana, and in Maharashtra, it has emerged as the single largest party. The
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 11:17 AM
A special court on Monday fixed October 31 for passing its order on framing of charges in a 2G scam related money laundering case in which the ED had charge sheeted ex-Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK Supremo Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Amma
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 01:16 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday dissociated itself from the letter of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi to AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday expressing sympathy and support to the latter after her release on bail in the disproportionate assets case.
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Microblogging site Twitter is likely to announce a number of tools at a conference on Wednesday to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to media reports. Developers were irked a couple of years back about the strict rules with regard
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Nico Hulkeberg will continue to race for Sahara Force India in the 2015 Formula One season, the team confirmed on Monday.The 27-year-old German had returned to Force India at the start of 2014 after spending a year with Sauber and has enjoyed a reasonably
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A fast-track court at Dwarka had, on October 15, held all the five accused guilty of the gangrape of a 30-year-old woman in a pick-up truck. A Delhi court on Monday sentenced all the five convicts in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case to life imprisonme
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West Indies might be in neck deep trouble after their team’s pull out of the India series, but that hasn’t stopped its board from reviewing coaching applications for the senior team as the post is lying vacant after Ottis Gibson’s depart
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Syrian activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched new airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Kobani, following overnight airdrops of weapons to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights sa
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 20, 2014 12:38 PM
Denying the charge, NCP leader Praful Patel said: "There is no unholy nexus or quid pro quo. These are just rumours and allegations." The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) offer of unconditional outside support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for gov
Oct 20, 2014 11:10 AM
The ruling Congress has won the Hiyanglangam by-elections whose results were declared on Monday. This constituency is located in the home district of the Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. There were five candidates in this constituency where there
Oct 20, 2014 03:06 AM
Encouraged by results, BJP’s J&K unit to push for early polls The Grand Old Party may have survived the Bharatiya Janata Party’s plans for creating a “Congress-free India” but the resignation with which its leadership is acce
Oct 20, 2014 03:05 AM
Breaking up with its ally of 25 years, the Shiv Sena, was a gamble which the BJP seems to have taken with a clear strategy in mind.Led by its master strategist Amit Shah, the party banked on the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to steer it close to
Sport
Oct 20, 2014 03:58 PM
The BCCI’s all-powerful Working Committee will meet in Hyderabad on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder
Oct 20, 2014 02:02 PM
Work at the Luzhniki Stadium which will host the final of the 2018 World Cup is proceeding ahead of schedule, FIFA’s chief inspector says.The announcement is a stark contrast to the delays which plagued building work for the venues at Brazil’s
Oct 20, 2014 01:38 PM
Riding on his maiden Challenger title win, Saketh Myneni on Monday leapfrogged 168 places to be ranked 283 in the ATP singles chart while Ramkumar Ramanathan achieved a career-best spot of 226 following his semifinal appearance at the just-concluded Indor
Oct 20, 2014 01:32 PM
Accusing the BCCI of ignoring ladies cricket, Women’s Cricket Association of India (WCAI) honorary general secretary Nutan Gavaskar has demanded the merger of the women’s body with the all-powerful Indian board, which according to her was dire
Oct 20, 2014 12:14 PM
P.T. Usha is spreading her wings. The golden girl of Indian athletics, who is also enjoying great success as a coach, will soon begin training athletes in Gujarat.“I would be coaching young athletes at the newly built sports complex in Baroda by the
Opinion
Oct 20, 2014 01:57 AM
Ignoring hunger and malnutrition will have significant costs to any country’s development. Nutrition improvement has both intrinsic and instrumental value One of the disappointments in the post-reform period in India has been the slow progress in
Oct 20, 2014 02:03 AM
In winning the Haryana Assembly election, and emerging as the single largest party by far in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party has demonstrated the ability to expand its support base at the expense of its principal rival at the national level, the C
Oct 20, 2014 02:00 AM
The order of stock market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on DLF, banning the company and six top executives, including its founder chairman from the capital markets for a period of three years, is notable for two reasons. First,
Business
Oct 20, 2014 03:42 PM
The country’s biggest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp’s on Monday said it has earmarked an investment of Rs. 5,000 crore to build new manufacturing plants, including outside of India, and an R&D centre within the next three years. &#822
Oct 20, 2014 10:33 AM
Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the plan.
Oct 20, 2014 10:18 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex spurted by over 392 points in opening trade on a rally by oil & gas and PSU stocks after the government on Saturday deregulated diesel prices and BJP stormed to power in Haryana and is all set to form government in Maharashtra
Oct 20, 2014 10:09 AM
The rupee strengthened by 25 paise to 61.19 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Monday on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amidst oil and gas reforms announced by the government. Forex dealers s
Oct 19, 2014 09:29 PM
Amid wide expectations that the Indian economy is on the mend, an analysis of the various economic data that are released periodically assume plenty of importance. That the economy will finally break out of the sub-5 per cent growth phase during this curre
Features
Oct 19, 2014 06:16 PM
Remember the Liril classic which got generations humming, “La lalala”… We still have great advertisements and brand campaigns. Of course we do. Just the other day, I watched one on TV. Beautifully shot, with fine looking people doing i
Oct 19, 2014 05:28 PM
Meet the people who ply catamarans at the Kasimedu fishing harbour to ferry the catch brought in by the larger boats The boats docked at the Kasimedu fishing harbour heave as the rain lashes at them. Their mammoth bodies lunge from side to side — i
Oct 19, 2014 06:27 PM
Acclaimed fashion photographer Ram Shergill talks about the drama of his work Ram Shergill was born and brought up in Britain but his roots lie in India. In ‘Kaleidoscope’, his maiden exhibition here, the artiste revives his links with the na
Oct 20, 2014 12:15 PM
Gandhipuram and Town Hall crackle with colour, noise and high-octane energy of shoppers that even the spoilsport rain cannot dampen Gandhipuram Street lamps illuminate the faces of shoppers; some excited, some nervous. And there are also the calm, smi
Oct 20, 2014 12:11 PM
The Sundari Sankar Memorial Quiz, an initiative of Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis along with the Coimbatore Quiz Circle, saw nearly 600 students between the classes of 9 and 12 from over 60 schools coming together for a quiz contest at Kikani Higher
Slideshows
Oct 19, 2014 01:49 PM
As Assembly election results unfold in Maharashtra and Gurgaon, our photographers bring you a selection of pictures capturing the mood at counting centres, party headquarters and on the street.
Oct 18, 2014 06:13 PM
Kaveri, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) of Namma Metro, made a dramatic breakthrough as it emerged into daylight after a year underground at the site of the Chickpet Metro Station on Friday. The machine, which is digging a tunnel on the North-South line
Oct 17, 2014 04:39 PM
It is celebration time for AIADMK party workers as Supreme Court had granted conditional bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.
Oct 17, 2014 12:34 PM
From iPad Air 2 to X Yosemite, here's the Apple's event in pictures. Photos: AP
Oct 16, 2014 11:19 PM
Gandi, located at an altitude of about 450 metres in the thick forest on the Adilabad-Maharashtra border is a picturesque spot that no tourist can afford to miss. Gandi is a spot located on the Kosai-Ambari stretch of the railway line on the Adilabad-Maha
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