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Karunanidhi made the announcement at a meeting of the DMK’s district secretaries. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M. Karunanidhi said here on Monday that the party would file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court verd
“NDA government has demolished traditional power structures and circles” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at his critics saying if the NDA government had not come to power, the country would have slipped into “bure din
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Plea contends that death warrants violated fundamental rights of prisoners and little regard was paid to procedure for its issuance The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a young couple, Shabnam and Saleem, convicted of the murder of seven
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday took a suo motu cognizance on a complaint by a resident that some prominent apple orchardists have encroached about 500 bighas of thick deodar forest land and have illegally planted apple trees in government land
Delhi High Court says it can also arrest police personnel In a shot in the arm for the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi High Court ruled on Monday that the Delhi government’s Anti-corruption Branch (ACB) has the jurisdiction to arrest police personnel.
A special CBI court on Monday postponed the hearing on final arguments in the 2G spectrum case to July. The decision comes on the request of the accused who include the former Telecom Minister, A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal, wife of DMK presiden
"There was no game-changing instance for us. We knew the moment we would lose, we would be out of the tournament." Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the s
Simmons and Rohit combine to bat Chennai Super Kings out of the contest; Rayudu, Pollard chip in too. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma stole the thunder from his more famous Chennai Super Kings counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni by inspiring his team t
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
There has been no decision to scrap the Champions League T20, or to replace it with another version yet, clarified the BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur, here on Monday.Interacting with a group of select mediapersons after the IPL Governing Council meeting he
The factional battle within the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has escalated with IOA president N. Ramachandran trying to convince the State Olympic Associations (SOAs) that he is not working against their interest and the rebel group, led by IOA associ
Ajinkya Rahane was chosen Indian Cricketer of the Year, while Kapil Dev was chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Ranji Trophy champion Karnataka’s captain, fast bowling spearhead and inspiration, Vinay Kumar, was named CEAT Domestic Cricketer
Even as the Indian boxers returned home on Monday with four gold, one silver and two bronze medals and the team championship from the Doha international boxing tournament, National chief coach G.S. Sandhu said his wards must work harder in order to achieve
Agnieszka Radwanska lost in the first round for the first time since her 2007 debut at the clay-court Grand Slam. Getting past his first round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot harder for Tomas Berdych.I
The Hindutva agenda is moving forward, the voices of minorities are being marginalised and social hatred is being spread, but the political order continues to escape blame. At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is completing one year in office, Mi
The Modi government is determined to dismantle the two-pronged welfare paradigm. It is now an established fact that one area where the Narendra Modi administration has acted with a sense of purpose, urgency and resolve is in slashing social expenditure.
Surprisingly for a nationalist party-led government, national security and defence have occupied scant space while showcasing its achievements. On May 26, 2015, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government completes a yea
Lending growth rate in 2014-15 was the lowest A recovery in India’s credit growth could elude the country’s banks until early 2016, despite an economy that in the first three months of this year is expected to have outpaced China. A 12.6 p
A large number of big corporate houses have added to their respective valuations in this period s the Modi government completed its first year on Monday, the stock market wealth has grown by over Rs.10 lakh crore in this period with conglomerates such a
‘Honest taxpayers have no reason to fear black money law’ To cool off prices of pulses, that have run up by up to 64 per cent in the last one year with falling domestic production, the Modi government plans to shore up supplies with imports
The direct tax collection target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore for the current financial year was likely to be met on account of improvement in economic growth, government said on Monday. “The target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore that has been set for 2015-16 is
The benchmark stock indices lost by more than one per cent on Monday, following the US Federal Reserve indicated that it would hike interest rates in this year if the US economy improves as it expects.The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 27643.88 with a loss
Many celebrities from the fashion and film world have to thank make-up ace Natasha Nischol when they are complimented for their looks. Her father, the late Hindi film actor Navin Nischol, was popular in the 1970s for his chocolate-boy looks. Daughter Na
They’ve given up stable jobs with regular pay cheques to pursue their dream — mixed martial arts. The members of team Combat Kinetics on why they keep at the sport against all odds. Spend an hour with city-based mixed martial arts group Comba
Electro-rock act FuzzCulture say they didn’t want to be pegged into a hole they didn’t like to fill. Music lovers in the city were in for a musical blitzkrieg over the weekend with electro-rock duo FuzzCulture from New Delhi launching their d
When Periazhvar saw Lord Narayana on His mount — Garuda — looking resplendent in His raiment and with His ornaments, he was no doubt moved by the Lord’s charm. But he also worried that harm might befall Him! In order to reassure Periazhva
Yes the rains are on but it is still quite hot. Before switching on the air conditioning and wringing your hands over your big fat carbon footprint, check out these simple, environment-friendly lifestyle tweaks. Desert coolers To get the effect of col
Vijayawada has literally tuned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celcius for past four days. The Hindu lensmen capture the travails of people across the city.
The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
This week, the mercury climbed to an unbearable 47 degrees Celsius in parts of the country, even as heatwaves claimed nearly 250 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Here is India coping with heat - in pictures.
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.