A sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday held Bollywood actor Salman Khan guilty of culpab...
Accuses PM of running a centralised govt., promoting crony capitalism. A combative Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday took the BJP-led NDA government head-on ahead of its first anniversary later this month — inside and outside the House.
Plea comes in the aftermath of a Bhiwandi court summons in 2014 on a speech he made allegedly making RSS liable for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against criminal defamatio
Only AIADMK members voted against the Bill. With 352 votes in favour, the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill for introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) sailed through the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The fierce opposition displayed by the Congress,
The director was playing golf in Srinagar when he experienced some breathlessness. Director Mani Ratnam, who was hospitalised in Delhi, is doing fine and will return to Chennai on Thursday, his wife Suhasini Mani Ratnam told The Hindu from New Delhi.Mr.
BJP Member of Parliament from Ballia, Bharat Singh, on Wednesday dropped a bombshell in the parliamentary party meeting when he said that the government was talking about its achievements at the end of NDA’s one year in power but things were not tha
Opener Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way to an astonishing 57—ball 117 as Royal Challengers Bangalore hammered Kings XI Punjab by 138 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match in Bangalore on Wednesday. Punjab paid a heavy price for droppi
‘He has a heart of gold and has helped so many people’. Gathering of frenzied mobs, adulating fans, dejected family members, eyewitnesses and a showdown between police and journalists, all happened when the Sessions Court here pronounced its
“If Salman is punished, I will not be benefitted in any way. My leg is not going to heal nor do my problems vanish. Instead, we expect some compensation that will help us” Struggling to cope with the mishap and its repercussions 13 years lat
Kings XI smothered by the Jamaican’s fiery century. Chris Gayle was menacingly dormant since Royal Challengers Bangalore’s opening game this IPL season. He finally erupted on Wednesday, searing Kings XI Punjab with his volcanic century at th
Defending champion Kolkata Knight Riders will look to anoint its positive record at home with another win when it meets a Delhi Daredevils under lights here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. KKR has so far picked up seven points from five matches here and
Royals had blasted off to a great start by winning first five matches, before losing their way a bit with three losses. After snapping their losing streak with a win over Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals will now look to keep themselves on course for
DD’s survival hopes appear bleak as they may have the onerous task to win all their remaining four matches. Supremely confident on home turf, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will look to continue their forward march when they face an inc
The confidence of local players in the Rajasthan Royals ranks, coupled with their ability to implement the team gameplan in match situations, makes the team stand out in IPL 2015. Chennai Super Kings comes closest in extracting performances from its domes
Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody felt his team had a realistic chance of making it to the play-offs. “In Twenty20 cricket, momentum is a funny thing. If we win four we have a good chance,” said Moody. “The situation was pretty similar
A five-wicket haul in a Champions League T20 final would have fetched him a place in the playing eleven in any other team. But Pawan Negi had to wait till the eighth match of the IPL to get a chance and that too only after R. Ashwin got injured.He did ...
For some time now, India has been looking at a private-investment led sporting scenario as the way forward. The resource crunch the teams sponsored by government often face, and the need to ensure long-term sustainability by turning them into commercial v
Another issue that creates a toxic pool at the roots of cricket, the junior level is that of fudging the age of players When a man of few words like Rahul Dravid, someone who does not provide fodder for the controversy mills, remarks on a contentious iss
The systems in cities are not geared to meet the challenges of increasing population, business activity and rising aspirations. And no road map to a solution is in sight. There is a crisis of governance brewing in our cities. In Bengaluru, for instance,
Apart from insensitivity and boisterousness, it was the combination of jingoism and the relentless advertising of India’s aid efforts by television reporters embedded with the Indian forces that led to the intensely hostile reactions from the Nepale
Salman Khan is no ordinary film star with blockbusters and fan clubs to his name. A celebrity who not only mentors younger actors but also actively aids social service, he is hugely popular among both the producers and the consumers of Bollywood films. No
Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) has once again initiated the process to fully or partly exit its telecom tower and fibre optic assets held under its subsidiary Reliance Infratel Ltd. to reduce its debt. Earlier attempts to monetise these ass
The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of provisions in the Companies Act of 2013 relating to setting up of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). A five-judge Constitution Bench, hea
Chennai-based GoDB Tech Pvt. Ltd., on Wednesday, launched a service for smartphone users that would enable individuals/enterprises to convert Excel file into mobile App in a fastest and cost-effective way without any coding.As Excel is widely used for bas
Company is targeting a 15 per cent share of the market in three years with export plans to Middle East and Europe In a move to address the fast-growing premium segment of the Indian refrigerator market, Godrej group company, Godrej Appliances has ventur
Stanadyne Amalgamation, the joint venture between the U.S.-based Stanadyne, a global leader in design and manufacture of fuel systems for high HP engines, and Amalgamations Group, has developed a NextGen diesel fuel pump for the Indian market. The new lau
Two young engineers see great potential in the business of garbage. Not only does it clean up the city, but it is an opportunity for social entrepreneurship, they tell Pankaja Srinivasan. Twenty-three-year-old C. Prashanth rifles through a soggy mess, pi
City students are giving their entrepreneurial dreams wings as they set up their own companies A new crop of Hyderabadi youngsters are looking to do a lot more than be just students. From setting up their own photography studios to launching learning so
Some city-based organisations provide aid to the needy without discrimination Charity takes many forms. And in this regard the activities of some organisations in Ernakulam district are worth emulating. Caste, creed, religion or domicile is immaterial fo
Remembering passwords across various utilities is a challenge that many face. There are security breaches that happen in password-driven systems of entry as well. Now, a system developed by a collaboration of researchers provides a welcome relief. Based on
What began as an exchange of ideas between two friends is now a global online movement. A look at how 100SareePact has revived the love for the six yards. That one week, the moment I opened the door to enter the MetroPlus department, I felt like I was re
Temperatures are soaring in the first week of May in all the districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana leading to shortage of water at some places. The lifestyle is undergoing a change. The Hindu photographers capture the change.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Telangana unit, here on Wednesday demanded that the Telangana Government improve the quality of education across the State. The AAP members also said that a public meeting to be attended by parents will be held here on May 11 to
Salman Khan's tryst with controversies is not new. Be it poaching endangered animals, or his tumultous relationship with Aishwarya Rai, the actor has grabbed eyeballs throughout his journey to fame. A look at the many scandals that the star has been embro
The bus services of Andhra Pradesh State Transport Corporation were hit on Wednesday from wee hours following a strike call given by trade union leaders. The Hindu photographers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana capture the situation on ground.
Students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh gathered at the Sri Sita Ramachandraswami Temple in Bhadrachalam to perform some classical dance numbers on Monday and enthralled the audience. Photos: G.N. Rao