- Rahul terms ‘surgical strikes’ first PM-like action by Modi in two-and-a-half years
Supreme Court sends Shahabuddin back to jail
A Bench of Justices P.C. Ghose and Amitava Roy ordered the Bihar government to take Shahabuddin back into custody "forthwith".
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu region
A day after India's "surgical strikes", Pakistan opens fire at Indian positions at two places along the LoC and the International Border.
Park Street gangrape case prime accused arrested
Kader Khan and his accomplice were picked by a joint team of Kolkata and Delhi Police from an apartment in Ghaziabad.
Patna High Court quashes Bihar’s prohibition law
All adult members of a household could be arrested under the law if a bottle of liquor was found in the house.
What constitutes surgical strikes?
A surgical strike in military terms is an operation that is intended to take out a specific target, with no or limited collateral damage.In Army’s ter...
Four crude bombs hurled near mosque in Coimbatore
Unidentified persons hurled as many as four crude bombs near a mosque at Podanur in south Coimbatore in the early hours of Friday. None were injured...
Clean India cannot be achieved by budget allocation alone: PM
Invoking Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha against the colonial rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today mooted ‘Swachhagraha’ movement for a clean India ...
Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9,364 in past year
Dead included civilians and fighters, among them rebel groups as well as militants from the Islamic State group and an al-Qaeda-linked faction.
Polish explorer says he found deepest underwater cave
Krzysztof Starnawski says he and his team discovered the cave, 404 meters (1,325 feet) down, near the eastern Czech town of Hranice.
Centre for research on Saraswati river to be set up: Khattar
Sewerage Treatment Plants (STPs) would be set up in district Yamunanagar “to check pollution in river Saraswati.”
Eden misses Dalmiya and Probir Mukherjee
The changing face of the Eden is driven home by a new set of office-bearers, led by Sourav Ganguly.
‘India skilled enough to tackle any plan’
Kohli said India would not adopt a pre-determined approach in the second Test starting at the Eden Gardens.
Today's top five readers' comments
The report on India's targeting "launch pads" for terrorists across LoC received numerous comments congratulating armed forces.
It’s Cumberbatch, my Dear Gilmour
Sherlock-starrer Benedict Cumberbatch sang ‘Comfortably Numb’ at London. At the Royal Albert Hall. Along with Pink Floyd.
Crossing the Line of Control
After running through a variety of non-military responses to the September 18 terrorist strike at an Army camp in Uri, the Centre on Thursday announce...
Heed the boundary
The Lodha Committee’s status report, highlighting how the Board of Control for Cricket in India has failed to adopt the recommended administrative ref...
A silence that’s deafening
The recent Maratha protest marches across Maharashtra, while a reflection of the farming crisis in the State, are essentially an expression of margina
Making books accessible to all
Today, as the Marrakesh Treaty comes into force, India’s multi-stakeholder approach to providing texts for the blind/print-disabled offers an excellen
India looks to continue love affair with Eden Gardens
New Zealand may replace out-of-form Guptill with Ronchi at the top; rain threat looms large over second Test
I have faith in my players: Materazzi
John Arne Riise, who replaced Elano as the marquee player, said he would like to be "a role model for youngsters."
Stocks, bonds, rupee slump after India’s cross-LoC strikes
Benchmark indices and rupee post biggest single-day fall since Brexit vote.
I gave Dhoni a questionnaire with 250 questions: Sushant
Sushant Singh Rajput about the gruelling process that helped him transform into M.S. Dhoni and excelling at the helicopter shot
Market forces determine heroine’s pay, not gender: Karthi
He said the gender pay gap is a common phenomenon in all fields
The forest on their plates
These tribal women from Odisha fought to throw out white rice and soy nuggets and bring millets and seeds back into their diet
Dancing for a decade
Last week in Bangkok, Aditi Mangaldas staged the 58th show of ‘Uncharted Seas’, a performance that debuted in 2006. How hard is it to sustain a large-
Metaphor in a whale
Tahmima Anam, picked for the BBC Short Story National Award shortlist, talks here of writing as a removal of words
A rare voice of sanity
You might not agree with Guha on every point, but he does provoke you to think
The Great American TV debates
How televised debates, which do not have a constitutional mandate, have been a deciding factor in the American Presidential race for over 40 years.
Explained: Most favoured Nation status
Also, what are India's options on Pakistan's MFN status at the upcoming review meeting.