Mahasweta Devi passes away
Influenced by the Communist movement of the 1940s, she chose to work among the poorest of the poor in the tribal areas of West Bengal.
Live: We brought down inflation, says Arun Jaitley
During a discussion on price rise in Lok Sabha, Arun Jaitley says inflation was highest during UPA times.
Abu Jundal found guilty in Aurangabad arms haul case
Jundal allegedly drove to Malegaon and handed over the vehicle to an acquaintance.
Syrian President Bashar Assad offers amnesty to rebels
A Presidential decree says that those who might set free their captives will be exempted from punishment if they turn themselves in within a month.
Four Una Dalit victims admitted to Ahmedabad hospital for further treatment
Four Dalit victims who were beaten up by a cow vigilante group near Gujarat's Una town on July 11, 2016 have been brought to Ahmedabad after deterior...
GST: Two major hurdles cleared
With this, the government is hopeful of passage of the long-pending Bill in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament.
Pakistan court allows 26/11 attack boat inspection
Islamabad High Court sets aside trial court verdict to not allow sending of a panel to inspect the Al-Fauz vessel, terming it 'flawed.'
Chinese incursion: Opposition voices concern in LS
Scindia expressed surprise that neither the Home Minister nor the Prime Minister chose to clarify on the serious matter.
Russian, Syrian forces renew use of cluster bombs, says Human Rights Watch
Cluster munitions, which explode in the air, release hundreds of tiny bomblets, posing a long-lasting danger to civilians.
AAP alleges more MLAs will be targeted at PM’s behest
Ashutosh referred to arrests of 10 MLAs, income tax raid against one legislator and "attempts to disqualify" 21 MLAs.
I did well as my role was to create pressure: Mishra
Mishra said the team was on a high after taking lead but they need not take the foot off the pedal.
A Bihar school feels the taste of justice
IAS officer reinstates 36-year-old widow, a Dalit cook, who was dismissed by Principal
For him, the battle continues
The Magsaysay Award winner says India still has over two lakh manual scavengers
Farewell Philae: Earth severs link with silent comet probe
Earth bid a final farewell to robot lab Philae on Wednesday.
Irom Sharmila’s next stand
Irom Chanu Sharmila’s announcement that she would end her hunger strike on August 9 has taken almost everyone by surprise. Hers has been a powerful a...
Hillary Clinton’s moment
Despite the boos and jeers by supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders early on at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the party managed ...
Fooled by smartness
The smart city project seeks to build islands of cutting-edge urban infrastructure ring-fenced from the sea of dysfunctionality that has come to epito
India still needs to go the distance
Macroeconomic compulsions and preconditions of multilateral institutions triggered the first wave of reforms in the ’90s. The onus is now on Narendra
Elephants in the room
A small town in Tamil Nadu has become a microcosm of the escalating conflict and tenuous co-existence between humans and elephants across the country
Thoughts on Woody Allen as he completes half a century as filmmaker. And why ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’ is his defining film
Lloyds to cut 3,000 jobs after Brexit shock
Lloyds Banking Group is closing 200 branches to protect its earnings and dividends against the effects of lower-for-longer interest rate.
Shell sees Q2 earnings fall 72 pc amid oil drop
Shell has said it will trim at least 2,200 jobs globally to adjust to the more challenging times.
Team India gets into Jamaican groove with heavy work-out
The entire team put in some effort, with different batting and bowling sessions following the regular drill.
I want to rest after Olympics: Gurbax Singh Sandhu
Asked if it meant the end of his long association with Indian boxing, Sandhu was somewhat ambiguous.
Anil Kapoor always knew he was in it for the long run; he’s paced himself carefully, because he knows there are many miles ahead
V for Villains
Cinema has seen some of the finest villains making an impact on the audience more than the heroes themselves.
The dope on doping in sports
India is sending its largest contingent till date to the Summer Olympics to be held at Rio de Janeiro between August 5 and 21. But the cheer is now m...
Understanding the controversy surrounding Zakir Naik
The preacher was caught in a controversy following a claim that a terrorist involved in the terror attack in Dhaka was his follower