Where is the act of illegality, asks defence counsel Kapil Sibal The Supreme Court stayed on Wednesday a summons issued by a special court against the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and five others after he raised apprehensions of the growing numb
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday issued orders for attachment of assets worth Rs.742.58 crore held by former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and his wife Kaveri Kalanithi, in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The attachme
Gauthami, 17, a PU student of the Pragati Residential School on the outskirts of Bengaluru, was shot dead at the school hostel by an attender of the school at 10 p.m. on Tuesday. Her roommate, Shirisha, was injured in the firing that occurred at Kadugodi.
Union Minister and BJP MP from Nawada in Bihar, Giriraj Singh, on Wednesday made a controversial comment on Congress president Sonia Gandhi's "skin colour." Making the controversial comment in Hajipur, near Patna, Mr. Singh asked, had Rajiv Gandhi marri
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats Indian youths have escaped “being victims of Islamic State recruitment” because it is a multicultural demo
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday rated his debut in the Ranji Trophy winning final moment in 1989-90 was perhaps the best moment in his glittering cricketing career. “At 17-18 years, making a Ranji Trophy debut that too in the final.
Car makers closed the year 2014-15 on a positive note with manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor and Honda Cars registering highest ever domestic sales during a financial year. This has raised hopes of a positive growth in the segment during las
The Indian men’s hockey team coach Paul van Ass says he is focussing on improving the technical skills of the players ahead of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be played at Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12.The Indian side will be departing tomorrow f
Every nation has a sport which looms large in the eyes of fans in terms of popularity, grabs so much television time and attention of sponsors. Soccer and tennis are so dominant in France, that for world men’s No. 2, Gregory Gaultier, recognition on
Kolkata Knight Riders’ ace spinner Sunil Narine might have been cleared by the ICC but the West Indian will still have to appear for another test for his suspected illegal bowling action in Chennai, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Wednesday.
England were stranded in Turin on Tuesday night following their 1-1 international friendly draw with Italy after their flight was delayed due to “technical issues”.“We only know it's a technical issue. That is all we know,” England
Daniel Ricciardo talks of his success in the last Formula 1 season and living life in the fast lane, lifting throttle, crossing lanes, and making split-second decisions Daniel Ricciardo took the Formula One world by storm in 2014, when he consistently o
Shardul Thakur is ready for the big stage. The new kid on the fast lane bowled quick and went after wickets in the four-month long first class season that concluded with the Zal Irani Cup. After three years of hard work and with 90 first class wickets und
The opening ceremony of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium on April 7, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Wednesday.The ceremony will start at 7.30 pm in the evening and will feature so
Interview with Le Yucheng, Chinese Ambassador to India, who emphasises a new type of relationship with New Delhi that is based on win-win cooperation On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India
The history of India’s socialist parties — from which the various Janata Parivar entities emerged — is one of splits and mergers. If in the past its leaders, opinionated, fractious, colourful and intensely political as they are, lined up
For a country starved of successes at the individual level in world sport, Saina Nehwal’s feat of becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to reach the No.1 position in the world is a stupendous achievement. The 25-year-old Nehwal — a resident
Shares of Ranbaxy Laboratories on Wednesday ended with strong gains on the last day of its trade, as the company is being merged with Sun Pharmaceutical in a USD 4 billion deal. Shares of Ranbaxy Laboratories gained 5.63 per cent to end at Rs. 859.90 on t
Volkswagen India on Wednesday reported 22 per cent increase in sales in March at 4,577 units. The company had sold 3,741 units in March 2014. The Volkswagen Polo made a significant contribution to the increase in sales in March 2015, Volkswagen India said
Aerospace major Rolls-Royce will hire 500 engineers by 2017 for a new facility at Bengaluru, the company announced on Wednesday.The work done at the facility will include aerospace engineering for customers in the region as well as support for Rolls-Royce
Promptly responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent appeal, the Tata Group has urged its employees to voluntarily give up the use of subsidized Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), in national interest, if they can afford paying market price. Man
The farm equipment division of Indian automotive-maker Mahindra and Mahindra on Wednesday said its total tractor sales for March fell by 31 per cent at 12,254 units against 17,673 for the same month last year owing to dampened demand.Domestic sales of tra
The vintage beauties on wheels transport us to the days gone by For a boy who learnt to cycle in high school, life virtually threw me into the deep end when in the first month of my professional life I was asked to write on vintage cars for the much ...
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments on film National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the
Stalin’s radio interviews with singers P. Susheela and L.R. Easwari take the shape of a ‘novel’ book P. Susheela may have sung thousands of songs but she still remembers her first Tamil duet with A M Raja for a composition by Pendyala
India’s badminton ace Saina Nehwal has done the country proud again There are many who have talent. But only some are able to realise their potential and make it to the top. This is particularly true in the context of Indian sport. The indifferenc
Surrounded by humanity and all things man-made, it is easy to forget that we share Earth with a host of beings who enjoy a more cordial relationship with this planet. Here is a gentle reminder of these neighbours whom we miss just by not looking around us
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy