November Fest 2014
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Nov 23, 2014 04:31 PM
Parliament’s winter session promises to be stormy with the opposition determined to pin the Modi-led government on promises the BJP had made during its election campaign even as it will block the latter’s efforts to take forward the economic r
Updated: Nov 23, 2014 04:33 PM
Narendra Modi’s real strength is his strong mind like that of great sportspersons, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday, explaining how the Prime Minister has overcome odds to reach the top.Mr. Jaitley, who has watched Mr. Modi closely since
Nov 24, 2014 02:09 AM
It purely depends upon debtor-creditor relationship and creditworthiness of debtor, he says Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday defended State Bank of India’s (SBI) decision to enter a memorandum of understanding with the Adani Group for
Nov 24, 2014 02:21 AM
Advocating independence in the areas of energy and national security, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday favoured a multipronged strategy to deal with security threats. He asserted that there would be “zero tolerance to error” in defe
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The Army on Sunday claimed to have made an arms haul in north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Baramulla districts.It recovered 18 AK-47 assault rifles and five pistols from a militant hideout in the forests near the Line of Control (LoC).“A large cache
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Opposition to join forces, block reforms push Parliament’s winter session, beginning Monday, promises to be stormy with the opposition determined to pin the Modi-led NDA government on promises the BJP had made during its election campaign even as i
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In his opening remarks at the all-party meet, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said the government would walk the “extra mile’’ to accommodate the concerns and suggestions of all the parties to enable the smooth functioni
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No. 7, Race Course Road, the official residence of Prime Minister, is one of the city’s greenest addresses.According to sources in the Union Urban Development Ministry that is responsible for the maintenance of the exclusive Lutyens Bungalow Zone (L
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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday expressed disappointment over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s reaction to the interrogation and arrest of some of Trinamool Congress leaders in the Saradha chit fund scam.In his Facebook pos
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 23, 2014 07:29 PM
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skirting any statement on Article 370, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its “feet in two boats” in Jammu and Kashm
Nov 23, 2014 06:35 PM
The Army on Sunday claimed to have made an arms haul in north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Baramulla districts. It recovered 18 AK-47 assault rifles and five pistols from a militant hideout in the forests near the Line of Control (LoC). “A large
Nov 23, 2014 03:42 PM
On the last day of campaigning for the first phase of elections in Jharkhand, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at the BJP for ‘not utilising’ the funds for the State allocated by the previous UPA government. Ms. Gandhi prom
Nov 23, 2014 02:31 AM
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday said both India and Pakistan would have to settle the Kashmir issue according to the sentiments and aspirations of the people of the State. Address
Sport
Nov 24, 2014 01:21 AM
Thor Chuanleong had a facile 63-7, 65-38, 88-34, 0-63, 66-32 win over Scotland’s Gary Thomson in the IBSF World snooker championship here on Sunday. Chuanleong stroked a 60-break in the third frame to take a 3-0 lead, but Thomson roared back with an
Nov 24, 2014 01:10 AM
Fresh from an innings-and-34-run victory over South Africa in the lone Test at Mysore, the Indian women’s team will seek to ride that confidence through the three-match ODI series and the Twenty20 match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium over the next sev
Nov 24, 2014 01:06 AM
Deborah finished her campaign in style by securing two more gold medals in the Track Asia Cup cycling event, which concluded at the Indira Gandhi velodrome here on Sunday.Deborah thwarted a late challenge from Kazakh rider Tatyana Zadnepryanova to take th
Nov 24, 2014 01:04 AM
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen defeated challenger Viswanathan Anand in the penultimate game of their 12-game match to retain the World chess title in Sochi, Russia, on Sunday.In the 11th game, Anand resigned on the 45 move to give Carlsen a 6.5-4.5 victory
Nov 24, 2014 12:59 AM
Chennaiyin FC (CFC) punished goalmouth lapses by Mumbai City FC with two opportunistic strikes from Bruno Pelissari and Dhanachandra Singh in the Indian Super League football here on Sunday. Substitute Cristian Hidalgo slotted home a free-kick for the thi
Opinion
Nov 24, 2014 12:16 AM
India must lift its game for SAARC’s rescue and resuscitation. It must lead by example, building trust with its neighbours, showing solidarity, and forging with them a habit of cooperation The much delayed South Asian Association for Regional Coope
Nov 24, 2014 12:30 AM
It is rare that a single bilateral invitation conveys as much as Prime Minister Modi’s invitation to U.S. President Obama to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade does. To begin with, the invitation corrects an anomaly, that has meant that A
Nov 24, 2014 12:26 AM
Tamil Nadu has come to realise in a most tragic manner the high mortality risk faced by preterm babies (those born before 37 completed weeks of gestation), and its unfinished task of saving these lives. Of the 13 neonates who died recently
Business
Nov 24, 2014 02:15 AM
A reduction of the scope of subsidies currently being provided to the well-off appears to be on the anvil with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley questioning the justification of giving “unquantified” subsidy to “unidentifiable” section
Nov 23, 2014 10:29 PM
There is a definite need for banks to be strong and have adequate capital base It was in the air for long. When it finally happened, it proved a win-win situation. And, the deal should bless both. In the process, it has set off a sense of excitement in t
Nov 23, 2014 10:26 PM
Will RBI cut its policy rate in its forthcoming policy statement? Opinions are surprisingly divided despite the sharp fall in inflation. During the middle of this month, inflation data covering the Consumer Price Index (retail inflation) and the Wholsale P
Nov 23, 2014 10:22 PM
Arun Jain, Founder and Chairman of Polaris, will now be spending more time in building the Group's product business after its demerger from the services business. He talks to The Hindu about the logic behind the demerger, and the opportunities and challeng
Nov 23, 2014 12:52 PM
Country needs a larger opening out in more sectors and a stable policy and tax regime, the Union Finance Minister says. A “whole set of second generation reforms” will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said
Features
Nov 23, 2014 06:59 PM
Mere political correctness cannot solve the controversy over denying women students membership of Aligarh Muslim University’s Maulana Azad Library Like the rest of India, Aligarh is also witnessing a churning of different opinions, dialects and dis
Nov 23, 2014 07:04 PM
Well-known Assamese author Leena Sarma talks about “A Melody in the Wilderness”, her first novel in English Delhi-based Leena Sarma is an established name in Assamese literature. Besides being a senior officer in Indian Railways, Sarma has be
Nov 23, 2014 06:26 PM
At the International Ceramic Conclave in New Delhi, several international and Indian potters will converge to celebrate their passion for the art The field of visual arts is pulsating with life. Artists are writing books and galleries are launching them
Nov 24, 2014 02:02 AM
Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory in the curriculum. “Those who accuse me of b
Nov 24, 2014 02:01 AM
Lobbying against the HRD Ministry’s decision to scrap German as a third language in schools, German Ambassador Michael Steiner has been reaching out to Sanskrit Shikshak Sangh and holding meetings with stakeholders in education. According to sourc
Slideshows
Nov 21, 2014 11:57 PM
Cyclone Hudhud left everyone in Visakhapatnam affected and the worst hit were fishermen, who lost homes and frightened them to such an extent that it took them several days to dare to venture on to the sea. On the Fisheries Day, traditional fishermen and
Nov 20, 2014 04:56 PM
Nov 19, 2014 09:42 PM
Only the animals, they rear, know their hardship. For this tribe of shepherds, nothing has changed over generations. Hailing from Narva in Mahabubnagar District, they are virtually cut off civilized society or Government services. These men take care of
Nov 19, 2014 08:26 PM
Boat decorated with colourful lights, flowers-decked cruise, floating lamps in the tank at Arasavalli set the right environment for Teppotsavam in Srikakulam District. The temple and its surrounding were soaked in divine bliss with the celestial cruise of
Nov 19, 2014 07:06 PM
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala on Wednesday inaugurated the three-day Krishi Mela of the University of Agricultural Sciences-Bengaluru (UAS-B). The Governor called upon farmers to adopt the best practices from across the country. About five lakh farmers
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