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Updated: Apr 19, 2015 05:43 PM
Modi said, "It is more beneficial if the opposition attacks government, however fierce it may be, inside Parliament." On the eve of resumption of Budget Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday voiced hope that it would be full of “outcomes
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 04:31 PM
Sitaram Yechury, on Sunday, replaced Prakash Karat as the party's general secretary. Newly elected general secretary of the CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury has called upon the party leaders to combat the twin challenges of economic exploitation and social oppres
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 03:22 PM
Rahul said that the central government was anti-farmer and anti-poor as it can’t see "the efforts they made to establish the country". Addressing a massive rally at the Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said farmers ac
Apr 19, 2015 02:59 PM
A bench of justices comprising M.B. Lakur and R. Bhanumati gave a split verdict on April 15. The Supreme Court will hear on April 21 afresh the issue relating to the removal of special public prosecutor, who is arguing before Karnataka High Court the ma
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The court noted that procedural provisions relating to sanction must be construed in such a manner as to advance the causes of honesty and justice and good governance as opposed to escalation of corruption. In a judgment with far-reaching effect on nume
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The report reflects the experiences of 110 women and girls who were victims of violence. Afghanistan’s women are being failed by the country’s justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather tha
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The AAP government on Sunday kicked off its first “participatory budget” exercise amidst much fanfare and enthusiasm at a function attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his deputy Manish Sisodia’s Patparganj constituency.As the r
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However, he was critical of the media for ignoring Mr. Singh’s work. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all praise for Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh, who faced attack from a section of the media over his &
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The video bore the official logo of the IS media arm Al-Furqan and resembled previous videos released by the extremist group. A video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian
IPL 2015
Apr 19, 2015 03:37 PM
Yusuf Pathan stuck with the Shah Rukh Khan-owned unit, playing a crucial role in the team’s title triumph in 2012 and 2014. Yusuf Pathan may not have set this edition of the IPL ablaze with his powerful batting just yet but Kolkata Knight Riders b
Apr 18, 2015 07:44 PM
Yusuf Pathan and Andre Russell posted a 95-run partnership for the 6th wicket to secure a win for the Knight Riders after a tremulous mid-innings situation. Andre Russell’s spectacular allround performance helped defending champion Kolkata Knight
Apr 19, 2015 12:12 AM
One of the many consequences of being part of a poor run is that every decision made can come under fire. Mumbai Indians, winless after four matches, currently faces criticism for its constant batting-order changes. Three opening pairs, captain Rohit Sharm
Apr 19, 2015 12:18 AM
Shane Watson sweated it out in the heat and put himself through a rigorous test in order to ascertain whether he would be fit to lead Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings at the Motera ground here on Sunday. The Australian all-rounder batted for a
Apr 19, 2015 03:42 PM
While Rajasthan Royals look to extend their winning streak, Chennai Super Kings are not far behind. Chennai Super Kings captain M.S. Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad on Sunday. IPL table-toppers RR will look
Apr 19, 2015 12:54 AM
The 2-0 victory for Chennai FC over Chennai Customs in the St. Joseph’s-Chennai Football Association senior division league match here on Saturday, might have kept the former in the title hunt, but it wasn’t as easy a triumph as it might have
Apr 19, 2015 12:19 AM
Leads from the front with a half-century and four wickets Captain Jean-Paul Duminy led from the front with a brilliant all-round performance — scoring an impressive half-century and then taking four wickets — to help Delhi Daredevils score a
Apr 19, 2015 12:17 AM
Openers Dwayne Smith (62 off 30 balls) and Brendon McCullum (46 off 20 balls) showcased power and timing in putting on 109 in 7.2 overs as Chennai Super Kings made a trifle of a target of 184 to beat Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their IPL encounter at
Apr 19, 2015 12:10 AM
Either Chennai Super Kings or Rajasthan Royals will drop its unbeaten tag in the Pepsi-IPL-8 here on Sunday.In the inaugural season, CSK was swept aside by Shane Warne-led Royals, losing the home and away matches by eight wickets and 10 runs and the title
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Pakistan continues to support terror across borders. It is time for the U.S. and India to unleash economic sanctions and coercive diplomacy. The release from detention of Lashkar-e-Taiba operations chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan’s failur
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Narendra Modi will soon complete a year in office. Is it time for Indian Muslims to let go of the past and give pragmatism a chance? Generally, whenever Muslim “leaders” go to meet the Prime Minister of the day, they carry a thick dossier of
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Barack Obama's accomplishments listed by the Nobel Committee will not match his recent, path-breaking moves towards Myanmar, Cuba and Iran. In 2009, when the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to U.S. Presiden
Apr 19, 2015 11:07 AM
Maruti Suzuki India continued its hold on the country’s car market in 2014-15 with its models Alto, Swift, Dzire and WagonR retaining the top four positions. According to a data by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Maruti&#821
Apr 19, 2015 10:51 AM
This is the fourth consecutive quarter of share purchase by LIC in the software services firm. State-owned life insurer LIC has shored up its stake in Infosys to 4.81 per cent, purchasing shares worth over Rs 300 crore in the January-March quarter. This
Apr 18, 2015 11:54 PM
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke to The Hindu’s Puja Mehra in Washington on the state of the economy, his plans for economic reforms, the vexatious saffron bullying by some of the Central Ministers and on Modinomics. While the Modi govern
Apr 18, 2015 11:28 PM
Ethanol, which is at three per cent, could be easily raised to 10 per cent for which it needs 130 crore litres. Ethanol, which is a plentiful product in the sugar manufacturing process and is blended with petrol, can be a vital revenue earner for the mi
Apr 18, 2015 11:20 PM
The electronic hardware industry has sought an extension from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for implementation of revised certification standards for power adapters of IT equipment such as laptops.A BIS notification has stated that that power cords that
Apr 18, 2015 03:41 PM
Despite facing ferocious winds and landslides, a trek to Green Lakes is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. A year ago I was invited to join a group of trekkers for the trip of a lifetime to Green Lakes, Kanchenjunga base camp. Kanchenjunga, meaning &#8216
Apr 18, 2015 07:49 PM
Medvin Deva never misses out on practice and stays off junk food Medvin is a synonym for dedication. Don’t try looking it up in any English dictionary. Medvin is a ten-year-old boy who has displayed rare dedication, discipline and passion while go
Apr 18, 2015 05:50 PM
Anand Sankar’s visit to Kalap in Uttarakhand has changed other lives, as well as his own. Two hundred kilometres by road from Dehradun and an 11 km walk from there is a village of 500 inhabitants. Kalap lies in the Garhwal Himalayan region of Utta
Apr 19, 2015 05:57 PM
Actor-director Nandita Das on Manto, keeping her integrity, and about films that engage When Nandita Das speaks, you sit up and listen. Because here is an actor who rarely makes an appearance without a cause she’s fighting for. Who speaks of pickin
Apr 19, 2015 05:54 PM
Guava Seller I wonder what will be so interesting about my life that anyone would want to read... My life has been mundane, with me selling guavas for the last 35 years in the same place. I am 50 years old and was born in Andhra Pradesh. We were very
Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
Apr 18, 2015 01:12 PM
Perhaps few other characters in Bengali fiction stir as much feelings in the young and the old alike as Feluda, the detective personality created by Satyajit Ray. Feluda who came to life through a story in a children’s magazine in 1965, ‘turns
Apr 17, 2015 05:23 PM
The week marked anniversaries of events, bad and worse - Seoul ferry disaster, Nigerian girls' abduction by Boko Haram militants and the Holocaust. There were reasons to cheer too. Tennis star Sania Mirza clinched the Worls No. 1 position in women doubles
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