Return Singur land to farmers, SC orders West Bengal govt.
Quashes the allotment of 1,000 acres by the former CPI(M)-led government to Tata Motors in 2006 for building a Nano car plant.
John Kerry calls on Narendra Modi
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared with him the U.S.’ perspective on developments in t...
Justice Dhingra hints at irregularities in Haryana land deals case
Justice S.N. Dhingra on Wednesday submitted an 182-page report to the Haryana government on granting of Change of Land Use (CLU) licences in four vil...
Petrol prices hiked by Rs. 3.38/litre, diesel by Rs. 2.67
Petrol price was on Wednesday hiked by a steep Rs. 3.38 per litre and diesel by Rs. 2.67 a litre, reversing a two-month declining trend. Petrol wil...
GDP growth slows down to 7.1%
Indian economy grew at the slowest pace in last six quarters at 7.1 per cent in the April-June period of current fiscal mainly on subdued performance...
RSS axes Goa chief for acting against BJP government
Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch led by Subhash Velingkar announced its decision to oppose the BJP government ahead of the 2017 Assembly polls
Vadra innocent, natural justice violated says his lawyer
As the Dhingra Commission today submitted its report on alleged irregularities in land deals in Haryana involving Robert Vadra, his lawyer claimed th...
Single judge order on share dispute erroneous: Spicejet to HC
Budget carrier SpiceJet today claimed in Delhi High Court that its decision directing the airline to deposit Rs. 579 crore within 12 months in connec...
SC Singur verdict related to acquisition, not our lease: Tata Motors
After the Supreme Court set aside the land acquired by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal for the Nano plant, Tata Motors on Wednesday...
Overstaying Peruvian caught trying to enter Bangladesh
Max Willer Castillo Riva, a 33-year-old Peruvian, was caught on the night of August 28 for attempting to cross over a barbed wire fence in south Trip...
Evolution of the ODI
The game has changed as a batsmen paradise with bowlers toiling hard. Taking wickets, around the world now, has become a tough task for the bowling te
IIT a no go, but ‘unschooled’ 17–year–old makes it to MIT
A passion for programming and computer Olympiad medals took teen from Mumbai to Boston.
Karlovic hits new US Open aces record
Karlovic, 37, beat the previous best of 49 aces for one match in New York served up by Richard Krajicek.
A crime every three minutes in the Capital
The 2015 crime data shows an overall 23 per cent jump from 2014.
The LEMOA embrace
The signing of the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit to Washington is a significant...
The ill health of the nation
The National Health Accounts data for 2013-14 present fresh evidence that India continues to have a non-serious approach to the provision of universa...
Is a Dalit-Muslim alliance possible?
If a relationship is to be anything more than a temporary marriage of convenience, the ‘Muslim community’ must be broken by caste just as its Hindu ve
‘I am aware of India’s frustration’
United Nations General Assembly president-elect Peter Thomson on his role as a catalyst for bringing about UN Security Council reforms
I was lucky I wasn’t good in studies: Gopichand
Gopichand said though he was treated badly by some people he was also thankful to the good souls who have always been there to support him.
Serena, Radwanska sail into US Open second round
Williams aims to break the Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles she shares with German Steffi Graf.
After oil, Mukesh Ambani waits to run a digital empire
The ambitious Jio project could give Reliance unprecedented access to the country’s ‘big data’: how millions eat, shop and have fun.
Eight infra industries grow at 3.2% in July
The core sectors, which contribute 38 per cent to the country’s total industrial production, had expanded by 1.3 per cent in July last year.
Quiz: Women fighting the fight
As Sonakshi Sinha fights off bad guys in 'Akira', here's a quiz on women action heroes in cinema. Take our quiz now!
You are finally left with memories, says NTR
NTR opens up on his new film ‘Janatha Garage’ and why he dislikes the star system
Taking linen to the city of love
Designer Kaveri Lalchand tests international waters with her maiden show in Paris. She speaks about how it all began with the need to find clothes for
Soaked in the TNPL spirit
TNPL has garnered unmistakable cricket frenzy. T.SARAVANAN captures the Madurai vs Thiruvallur match and the myriad moods
Do a cartwheel, Agartala
Can Dipa Karmakar’s feat help Tripura regain its glory days as the country’s gymnastics crucible?
‘Can I have some laws in Hindi?’
The law says that the text of all laws must be available in English and Hindi. But clearly, we lost that bit in translation.
‘He was on the comeback trail’
Journalist Neena Gopal’s book on the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi coincides with the 25th year of his assassination
Written in our own words
That literary phenomenon Salman Rushdie, a genius who successfully “translated” himself, said, “I would not be this writer if I had never left India; ...
Live chat: How reading about books affects readers' choices
How do we pick our next read? Is it based on what the critics say?
Live chat on proposed surrogacy Bill
The Union Cabinet has cleared the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, banning commercial surrogacy in India. As per the 2009 Law Commission Report, th...