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Updated: May 26, 2015 03:41 PM
Sources say the Delhi Chief Minister apprised Najeeb Jung of the High Court ruling about the powers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and his views on the issue. The Delhi High Court on Monday had termed as “suspect” the Centre’s rec
Updated: May 26, 2015 08:22 PM
The BJP will require 370 seats in Parliament to address its core issues such as abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Uniform Civil Code in India and construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, party president Amit Shah said on Tuesday while highl
Updated: May 26, 2015 08:26 PM
The Election Commission on Tuesday announced bypolls in six Assembly constituencies, including Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar from where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is likely to contest. The bypolls would be held on June 27. The six Assembly c
Updated: May 26, 2015 08:08 PM
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 Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Tuesday said the rate of reduction of poverty during 2006 to 2
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Things will be harder in the second round for Nadal, who will be up against clay-court specialist Nicolas Almagro. Eugenie Bouchard's mediocre run continued when the sixth-seeded Canadian was knocked out of the French Open 6-4 6-4 in the first round by
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"Write to the Prime Minister," it says while giving the option of ‘Login/Register/Lost Password/Resend Activation Mail’. The PMO website has got a fresh look, which is intended to be more interactive.The new look website, unveiled on Tuesday
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With Yash Birla’s name being made public by the Swiss government in relation to an information request from the Indian tax authorities, his business group on Tuesday said he has “no individual bank account in his name or under his control&#822
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A Haryana Police investigation report on the All India Pre-Medical Test 2015-16 mass cheating racket revealed that 358 calls were made from 72 mobile phones to exam centres across the country, while students wore sophisticated listening devices in hidden
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The qualifications required for appointment both as a Supreme Court judge and the Attorney General are the same, but the procedure for appointment adopted is completely different," says the petition. Even as the government justifies
IPL 2015
May 25, 2015 10:56 AM
"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
May 24, 2015 07:50 PM
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
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
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
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
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
Sport
May 26, 2015 07:48 PM
"Many of the guys worry about their form, for me it is just about being persistent and patient." India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan says his ability to deal with the “inevitable failure” has helped him immensely in his five-year-old intern
May 26, 2015 06:45 PM
Prosper Utseya struck twice to remove both openers before they could get to three figures each. Pakistan openers Azhar Ali and Mohammad Hafeez struck up a formidable 170-run partnership during the first ODI against Zimbabwe at the Gaddafi Stadium on Tue
May 26, 2015 06:45 PM
Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt and mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Ashwini Ponnappa reached the main draw of the USD 750,000 Australian Open badminton tournament on Tuesday. Guru, who had to endure a series of serious
May 26, 2015 05:34 PM
Quasar, Goldberg, New Crown, Flamboyance, Wild Wild Angels and Marine One excelled when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (May 26).Inner sand:1,200m: Ostwind (Yash), Star Of The Track (Suraj) 1-20, 1,000/1-7, 600/39. Former finished three
May 26, 2015 03:50 PM
"He has gone through a lot of ups and downs as MI’s captain. These challenges only make you a better cricketer and a tougher person. " Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma, captain of the two-time Indian Premi
Opinion
May 26, 2015 06:34 PM
Between the murder of an animal and the murder of a man, there's no more than ONE step! - Count Leo Tolstoy For the longest time, I have been looking for a peg to hang this article on, because the subject I wish to deal is generally considered worthy of
May 26, 2015 12:43 AM
The Hindutva agenda is moving forward, the voices of minorities are being marginalised and social hatred is being spread, but the political order continues to escape blame. At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is completing one year in office, Mi
May 26, 2015 12:36 AM
The Modi government is determined to dismantle the two-pronged welfare paradigm. It is now an established fact that one area where the Narendra Modi administration has acted with a sense of purpose, urgency and resolve is in slashing social expenditure.
Business
May 26, 2015 08:31 PM
Indian companies raised over USD 727.33 million from overseas markets in April 2015, down 77.3 per cent from a year ago, according to RBI data. The domestic firms had raised USD 3.2 billion from overseas in the same month a year ago. Of the total borrowin
May 26, 2015 07:48 PM
State-owned IFCI on Tuesday reported a 30 per cent decline in its net profit at Rs 120 crore for the quarter ended March 2015 on the back of huge volume of restructuring of accounts undertaken during the period. IFCI posted a net profit of Rs 170 crore in
May 26, 2015 07:16 PM
Country’s largest lender State Bank of India on Tuesday said the government has appointed Rajnish Kumar as the Managing Director - Compliance and Risk department. The post was lying vacant since November last year after the then MD A Krishna Kumar r
May 26, 2015 06:32 PM
Extending its decline for the second straight session, the rupee slumped to 64-level against the American currency after nearly two weeks before ending at 63.98, falling by another 41 paise on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers. The rupee r
May 26, 2015 06:06 PM
Home grown auto major Tata Motors on Tuesday reported a 56.19 per cent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,716.50 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, as its domestic business remains a drag, while British arm Jaguar Land Rover also witness
Features
May 26, 2015 06:22 PM
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
May 26, 2015 06:54 PM
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 Datta&#821
May 26, 2015 07:08 PM
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
May 26, 2015 08:29 PM
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
May 26, 2015 07:14 PM
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
Slideshows
May 24, 2015 06:32 PM
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.
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
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
May 24, 2015 02:16 PM
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.
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
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
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
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.
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