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: Rajya Sabha discusses implementation of AP Reorganisation Act
Lok Sabha adjourns for the day after Food Minister Paswan's reply on the discussion on price rise.
Security forces were unaware of Burhan Wani’s presence: Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday claimed that the security forces were unaware of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani’...
Abu Jundal found guilty in Aurangabad arms haul case
Jundal allegedly drove to Malegaon and handed over the vehicle to an acquaintance.
Modi administration carries out reshuffle in top bureaucracy
In a large scale reshuffle in the top bureaucracy, the Modi administration has appointed and reshuffled 15 senior IAS officials as secretaries in var...
India’s push for UN Security Council reforms suffers setback
India’s push to achieve urgent reforms of the U.N. Security Council this year and secure a permanent seat has suffered a setback when the General Ass...
China denies its troops crossed into Indian side of LAC
Its Defence Ministry spokesman Senior Colonel Yang Yujun says the Chinese troops "always conducted activities on the Chinese side of LAC."
Rupee rules firm for third day, up 10 paise to 67.04
The rupee continued to rule firm for the third day today, moving up by another 10 paise to 67.04 per dollar on persistent selling of the American cur...
Jaitley hits back at Rahul, says NDA brought down inflation
Union Finance Minister said he expects inflation to reduce further with a "good" monsoon.
Islamic State’s oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territory
Group forced to cut fighters' pay, levy new taxes, raise fines for breaking its religious code and now has only partial access to 2 of the 5 oifields
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.
Magnificent Mendis revives Sri Lanka with maiden century
Sri Lanka leads by 196 runs with four wickets in hand as rain continued to plague the test.
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.
Celebrating Ray's 'Nayak'
Satyajit Ray’s 'Nayak' turns 50 this year. Here is an understanding of how it sought to reveal the darker elements of its star protagonist’s personali
Ghostbusters: Hang up on this call
The rebooted version of Ghostbusters is underwhelming, but worth a watch if you’re feeling generous
Live Chat with Bezwada Wilson, Magsaysay awardee
The winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016 to fight against manual scavenging will answer your questions at 4 pm
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...