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The High Court, on Monday, said that the Lt Governor must respect the mandate of the people in all matters. The Aam Aadmi Party lawmakers on Tuesday demanded amendment to the Constitution to give the Assemblies the power to impeach Governors and Lieutena
Growing up in Gujarat post-2002 riots exposed her to religious prejudice and forced ghettoisation. Growing up in Gujarat post-2002 riots exposed her to religious prejudice and forced ghettoisation. So when Misbah Quadri moved to Mumbai, she hoped the ci
Arvind Subramanian adds that much more could have been done by the government in the last year, but that the reforms agenda has been substantial. Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Tuesday that the rate of poverty reduction achieved durin
The western region of Odisha is reeling under intense heat wave conditions with the maximum temperature in the major towns soaring beyond above 45 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.Titlagarh, which is known as the hottest place in the State, topped the chart rec
A day after suspected militants attacked a BSNL franchise outlet in Sopore in north Kashmir, killing one person and wounding two others, unidentified gunmen killed a 54-year-old man in his house in Dooru village in Sopore. The police said that the man had
The ordeal of Asian Games Gold medallist and the courage with which she overcame the trauma is the subject of a Bengali film She? Accused by her live-in partner of rape she was forced undergo medical test to determine her gender in police custody, kept
Port to be built along the Ganga to link Patna with Kolkata With the political parties gearing up for the battle of Bihar in September-October, Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari announced on Tuesday that the State would get r
A total of 13,73,853 students appeared for the Class X CBSE examination this year — a 3.37% hike compared to last year Students anxiously waiting for their Class X Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results will have to wait for one to tw
"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
Four athletes are in Patiala in Wednesday’s women’s 4x400m relay trials for next week’s Asian championship in China, according to a senior coach there. The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) decision to conduct last-minute trials
Indian men’s hockey coach Paul van Ass repeatedly stressed that tightening the team’s defence was one of his priorities since he took charge. Almost the entire training session on Wednesday evening was devoted to trying out every possible combi
Seventh seed Kaza Vinayak Sharma had to play his best tennis to get the better of a fighting Ronit Singh Bisht 6-4, 6-7(7), 7-6(3) and enter the second round in the Sobha ITF $10,000 Mysuru Open tennis tournament played at the Infosys campus tennis courts
The new stadium cost £6.3 million, with money coming from community shares, a government-run investment fund, crowd-funding and members digging deep into their pockets It’s 90 minutes before kick off and the stadium’s concourse is filli
Diana and Shubhangi also suggested an increase in match fees and the possibility of one-time benefit for women cricketers. Women cricketers can look forward to some “happy” times following the recent announcement by the Board of Control for
Despite the presence of caste in the globalised world of Indian modernity, the belief that caste consciousness is a rural occurrence persists. ‘Urban’ and ‘rural’ continue to be treated as contrasting categories as terms of referen
In response to a political storm over the numerous killings of unarmed protesters by the security forces in Kashmir in 2010, the UPA government belatedly tried to change tack by procuring “non-lethal weapons” for the security forces and the po
For the third time in six seasons, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings squared off in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) main event. MI repeated its 2013 triumph, drawing level with CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders as owners of two titles in the eigh
The rupee lost 41 paise on Tuesday against the dollar due to a possible hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The rupee closed at 63.98 a dollar against its previous close of 63.57 on Monday. The dollar was ruling str
Birth of a competitive and diversified supply chain group TVS Logistics Services Ltd. (TVS LSL) has inked a deal to acquire 100 per cent stake in Tata-controlled Rs.953-crore Drive India Enterprise Solutions Ltd. (DIESL) for an undisclosed sum. The de
Are you an SBI loan defaulter? Are your repayments overdue? Are your financial difficulties genuine? SBI has a way out. An advertisement in print media says the bank is organising ‘loan resolution week’ for NPA borrowers from May 25 to May 30.
In the first phase, AliExpress, through Paytm, will bring fashion products, fashion accessories, general merchandise. Jack Ma-led online retail giant Alibaba’s marketplace AliExpress will start selling Chinese goods to Indian consumers from June t
Madras Fertilizers Ltd. (MFL) has urged the Centre to allow it to resume production of urea using naphtha as feedstock. It has also sought subsidy for it.Out of 30 fertilizers firms in the country, only three are using naphtha as feedstock since they do no
A chat with M. Manikandan, whose Kaaka Muttai is all set for release. In a tiny office up a narrow flight of stairs of a building in Kodambakkam, director M. Manikandan is working on his next film. There are less than ten days for his first film, Kaaka M
Ahead of his Hyderabad visit, Durjoy Datta talks about his latest book ‘World’s Best Boyfriend’ and his young fan base. It is a story of young girl who is struggling to love herself and her journey of falling in love. Durjoy Datta̵
Sandhya Parthasarathy, decided to quit her job as a software engineer and now bakes customised cakes. It is true that when you follow your dreams, the universe does in fact open doors for you where there were only walls. This is especially true in the c
There can be no greater delight to a virtuous father than to have an equally worthy son. In the case of Kooratazhvan, his son Parasara Bhattar’s scholarship exceeded even that of his father. It was said of him that if he described a dead tree, so bea
A book on the murder of Anni Ninna Dewani revisited the past. The details of the murder of Anni Ninna Dewani née Hindocha, a Swede of Indian origin on her honeymoon in South Africa, reads like a potboiler. The husband, Shireen Dewani was accused of
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.