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Updated: Apr 19, 2015 11:26 PM
Asks party MPs to come out of ‘Opposition mould’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told the BJP parliamentary party: “Don’t measure us on the scale of rajniti [politics] but on rashtraniti [nationalism].” He was out
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 07:07 PM
A bench of justices comprising M.B. Lokur 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
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 11:31 PM
Set 210 to win, Bangalore has a big target but if there is a venue where you can chase this kind of scores, it's the Chinnaswamy. Even as many disappointed RCB fans began to make their way out of the stadium, some brutal late-order resurgence from David
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 06:40 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
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The National Hindu Movement (NHM), an umbrella organisation for Hindu rightwing groups, held demonstrations in Ponda in Central Goa on Sunday and urged the Hindu parents not to deprive their children of Hindu culture by admitting them in convent schools.I
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With two wins in four games, Delhi Daredevils may currently be fourth on the points table but captain J-P. Duminy is confident of the team gathering momentum in the next four games.“We know we made a few errors, but we found a way to get the two poi
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Much can happen in a week in the Indian Premier League. Last Sunday, Delhi Daredevils was licking its wounds after equalling the dubious record of 11 successive defeats in the competition. But back-to-back triumphs over Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyder
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With Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury’s elevation as CPI(M) general secretary, the Kerala unit of the party is faced with a new reality that could see a more than subtle upswing in the fortunes of party veteran V.S. Achuthanandan and some serious
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ill around noon on Sunday, becoming general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) may have appeared an uphill task for Sitaram Yechury. But now, after his success, the Rajya Sabha member is fully conscious of the Herculean task at hand, headi
IPL 2015
Apr 19, 2015 10:12 PM
Watson-Rahane opening stand makes it a no contest The expected tussle between the top-end teams in the Pepsi-IPL-8 did not take place as Rajasthan Royals dominated the match and scored a thumping eight-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) here on S
Apr 19, 2015 08:29 PM
Dhoni said that his 37-ball knock was a tad too slow, which allowed RR to register their fifth straight win of the season. Taking Chennai Super Kings’ first loss this season in his stride, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that he wasted a lot
Apr 19, 2015 10:24 PM
"We were totally outplayed in all departments, and that comes as a surprise to us because we were playing well" Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming was clearly surprised by his team’s meek display against Rajasthan Royals. “It’s
Apr 19, 2015 10:29 PM
Shane Watson who played a stellar role as captain and batsman in his team’s easy win said he took the call on Saturday night to play against the Chennai Super Kings.“I got through training well yesterday; it was nice to be able to come back an
Sport
Apr 19, 2015 06:37 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Flash Of Genius (Rajendra Singh up) won the Virudhachalam Plate (1,300m), the main event of the races held here on Sunday (April 19). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. JAPAN CUP (Div. I) (1,200m) 3-y-o only: Flash Of Eleg
Apr 19, 2015 03:42 PM
Ajinkya Rahane's unbeaten 76 off 55 balls helped Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets. A rampaging Rajasthan Royals thrashed Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets as openers Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane hit strokeful fifties to h
Opinion
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
Business
Apr 19, 2015 07:12 PM
‘We support open Internet and consumers should decide what to do online’, it says The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), whose members have been at the receiving end of the Net neutrality campaign, on Sunday called for a debate
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 19, 2015 12:01 AM
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke to The Hindu’s Puja Mehra in Washington on the state of the economy, on his plans for economic reforms, including the politically thorny issue of land acquisition amendments, the vexatious saffron bullying b
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
Features
Apr 19, 2015 04:16 PM
The inaugural ceremony of Kalyan Jewellers had music, glamour and more. All roads led to T. Nagar on Friday morning. The inauguration of the Kalyan Jewellers showroom, described as the world’s largest, saw not just the coming together of leading fi
Apr 19, 2015 06:19 PM
Online learning and its pedagogy have to be engineered in a specific manner to meet the aspirations of a range of learners. States of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh see a strange conundrum. While almost all students who complete class XII and all those wh
Apr 19, 2015 06:31 PM
Scrapping the age limit for the CLAT is the best thing that has happened to NLUs in a while. The Common Law Admission Test this year comes with a change. The upper age limit of 20 years for applying to the undergraduate programmes in the National Law Sch
Apr 19, 2015 09:57 PM
What was the purpose behind the Krishna avatara? The obvious reply would be that the Supreme One came to earth to put an end to the atrocities of Kamsa, Sisupala, and others. It can also be said that He came to save the Pandavas, to show the world that He
Apr 19, 2015 07:47 PM
"In future also we would like to back films that can be considered slightly risky since they don’t have song and dance," she said. Fresh from the success of her production debut NH10, actor Anushka Sharma promises to back films in future regarded
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Apr 19, 2015 09:34 PM
As the crises in the Middle-east intensify, migrants have been pouring into the nearby Mediterranean in search of a better life. Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on po
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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