Department Chairman says Karnataka "has no interest in the outcome of the trial". The legal cell of ruling Congress in Karnataka on Monday advised the government in the State not to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jaya
The minister also added that the government has taken a host of measures to curb the menace of black money. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today asked taxmen to squeeze parallel economy in a fair manner, without being harsh, and assured that the honest t
They had visited offices of BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone and Aircel in Sopore on May 1 and ordered them to shut down their services in a week’s time. Three people were wounded when suspected militants opened fire on a BSNL franchise outlet in north Kash
The pass percentage of girls stood at 87.56 as compared to 77.77 per cent of the boys The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday declared the results for class XII examination, with 82 per cent students passing the exam. The overall pas
Australia announced on Monday that it will repatriate the remains of up to 25 Australian soldiers killed about 50 years ago during the Vietnam War. Australia has only repatriated the remains of its war dead killed in foreign countries since January 1966,
The government has cleared 21 foreign direct investment (FDI) deals worth Rs. 281 crore but deferred Kotak Mahindra Bank’s proposal to hike foreign investment limit in the bank to 55 per cent. “The government has approved 21 proposals of for
The Sensex touched a high of 27,903.29 points and a low of 27,624.58 points in intra-day trade. A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), plunged by 254 points or 1.00 percent during the late-afternoon
The bodies were found in the Wang Kelian region, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar are reportedly being held. Malaysia has discovered as many as 139 graves spread across 28 abandoned human trafficking camps in the country’s northern hilly reg
Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has joined the popular micro blogging site Twitter and says he is on board for sharing serious views. Hello! On #Twitter for sharing serious commentary on contemporary issues...R
"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
The Wankhede Stadium will open its gates this evening to supporters as Mumbai Indians are all set for euphoric celebrations after their second triumph in the IPL T20 cricket tournament.Rohit Sharma and Co, who are scheduled to leave the city in batches in
Borussia Dortmund earned the chance of a Europa League place next season as coach Jurgen Klopp signed off his final home game with a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen. Dortmund finishes seventh to go into the qualifiers for the Europa League, but can claim a d
Dudu Omagbemi scored a brace to fashion Kingfisher East Bengal’s victory against Royal Wahingdoh FC in the Hero I-League football at the Vidyasagar Stadium in Barasat on Sunday.The eighth win helped East Bengal reach 29 points from 19 games. It drew
Mercedes errs in calling the race leader in during a safety car period Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needles
Facing a player who pushed him to five sets at Wimbledon five years ago, Federer was never threatened this time. Roger Federer, stepping on to court in a violet and pink outfit, enlivened a routine day at the office with several dabs of brilliance in a
The Tamil Nadu government’s move to approach the Supreme Court seeking a review of its recent judgment barring the use of pictures of political leaders in government advertisements is retrograde and unnecessary. The court’s verdict restricting
The Gujarat Chief Minister’s attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor by making women’s issues a priority hardly gets around the deep discrimination that Muslims in the State face in the form of communalism and a lack of housing.
Mr. Modi has been proactive and successful in foreign relations but has stalled in Pakistan. It is time he scripted a new narrative. In the one year of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s travels to five continents have been marked by o
The NSE Nifty dropped 40.25 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 8,418.70 in early trade. The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 130 points in early trade today on emergence of profit-booking by participants after recent gains amid disappointing corporate earnings.
The rupee fell seven paise to 63.59 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the greenback’s value against other global currencies.Forex dealers attributed the fall to the dollar’s strengt
It has to be said that there is an air of optimism in India and about India as the Narendra Modi Government completes its first year in office. Economic growth has moderately rebounded, capital inflows have increased, exports have accelerated, business an
The passenger vehicle (PV) business of Tata Motors is well-poised for a resurrection, backed by product offensive strategy, network expansion and complete overhaul of service quality. It has just come out with Nano’s facelift GenX Nano, which is repo
Factors influencing the CAD are beyond the control of the government. Recent trends in India’s current account and their impact on the balance of payments and the larger economy, present an interesting study. The current account deficit (CAD) is t
Chitra Krishnan extends the reach of her all-women catering unit to include social commitment Chew on this; it’s good food for thought. Food satiates hunger and when used entrepreneurially it empowers as experienced by Chitra Krishnan through her c
As India celebrates 50 years of its first successful expedition to Mt. Everest, HPS Ahluwalia speaks about the challenges confronting the team. Way back in 1965, when the India was making its third desperate attempt at scaling Mt. Everest, a number of qu
A breezy comedy, Marunattil Oru Malayali, released on September 24, 1971, was remade as Sree Rajeswari Vilas Coffee Club (1976) in Telugu by Aluri Chakrapani, producer- director-journalist, co-owner of Vijaya Studios and founder of Chandamama Publications.
Students of the 1985 batch of SIGA organise their 30th reunion at itscampus in Kilpauk. Old students of the class of 1985 batch of SIGA Polytechnic College, Kilpauk, held its reunion recently. The 1982-85 batch meets once in five years and this was the
Working with Suriya was challenging, but the effort was totally worth it for Venkat Prabhu. Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu says it’s challenging to work with a star like Suriya because he doesn’t settle for anything mediocre and likes to push every
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.