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When SC opened its doors at 3 am for Yakub

Yakub Memon's mercy petition was rejected by a three-member bench amid high drama that saw the Supreme Court throwing its doors open in the middle of the night in an unprecedented move. The......

Speaker calls all-party meet on functioning of Lok Sabha

Amid continuous disruptions by Opposition members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss better functioning of the Lok Sabha, proceedings of which have......

In Bihar potboiler, Congress backs Nitish

Congress has indicated it won't settle for less than 50 seats in any non-BJP alliance, unlikely if a JD(United)-RJD deal does take place. Kavita Chowdhury reports Congress party sources say it......

Deal on enclaves marks a new beginning for India-Bangladesh ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done the seemingly impossible by finalising the long-pending Land Boundary Agreement ahead of his Bangladesh visit, writes Prakash Bhandari.  The ratification......

Modi@1: Some positive steps, long way to go

It has been said that by 2025, India could become among the top five economies in the world. If India does become a $5 trillion economy but gets all its rivers polluted, food chain poisoned and......

Indian economy recovering? But where and how

Policy pre-requisites for corporate earnings growth are being ignoredThe fourth quarter of the last financial year, 2014-15, was an unmitigated disaster for Indian companies. Even after adjusting......

All that glitters is not gold

An investment of Rs 100 in gold three years before is worth Rs 82.50 now. Image: A worker holds gold bracelets at a jewellery workshop. Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters Don’t rush to buy.......

What's behind Delhi's air pollution?

The government says emission from old diesel vehicles is not to be blamed. Experts say government is selectively using data to make its case. What is poisoning Delhi’s air and making......

I'm all ears for suggestions that would benefit gaon, garib, kisan: Modi

The prime minister dismissed reports of differences between finance ministry and Reserve Bank of India. The central bank has its functional autonomy which the government ‘always respects and......

Why DBS is all praise for Modi government

The new Indian government has boosted confidence and provided and improved perception towards the country, lending it an ‘open-for-business’ image, according to a report by a leading......

'The sun is the villain in Surya Versus Surya!'

'My character in Surya Versus Surya cannot come out in daylight.' Actor Nikhil Siddhartha talks about his latest film. With back-to-back hits in Swamy Ra Ra and Karthikeya, Nikhil Siddhartha is......

How Mohammed Rafi regained his confidence

Mohammed Rafi, one of the finest playback singers to have worked in Bollywood, would have turned 90 today, December 24.To mark the occasion, we reproduce veteran film journalist Raju......

S D Burman's proudest moment

'His son had become a composer after all, and one now chased by producers.' 'But while finding peace in one quarter, he had lost it in another. Jet was not a home any more. The room across his was......

The BEST of my father, Satyajit Ray

On Satyajit Ray's 93rd birth anniversary, his son Sandip Ray discusses his favourite movies. “I don’t need any occasion to think of baba. His memories are my constant companion,”......

Review: Bhoothnath Returns needed Bhoothnath to direct

Bhoothnath Returns has a few laughs but it ignores the basics, rants Raja Sen.  I thought only Clint Eastwood delivered election manifestos around an empty chair. Bhoothnath Returns, directed......

Former administrators hail SC verdict on IPL fixing probe

‘Many things have been happening in cricket for so long and this verdict will help in ending them’ ‘How can he be there in ICC when he is not wanted in his own country’......

Of 27 Test wins, the No.1 ranking and an underwhelming batting average

In the end it came in as a quiet announcement on the social network. But MS Dhoni had made his decision. He knew it was the right time to bid adieu to Test cricket, says Bikash Mohapatra MS Dhoni......

Don't go by the report that you are not involved, SC tells Srinivasan

'Cricket is a religion in the country and the purest form of the game must be restored' 'If the people come to know that matches are fixed then nobody would come to watch the game' Putting a......

Manohar slams BCCI for AGM postponement

Shashank Manohar. Photograph: Arko Datta/Reuters Former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Shashank Manohar questioned Board's decision to postpone the Annual General Body Meeting,......

Asian Games: 12-toed heptathlete Swapna dreams big despite shoe struggle

Heptathlete Swapna Barman prepares to wear her track shoes before a practice session at Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters Pursuing a largely unrewarding Olympic......
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Memon hanged after down to the wire bid...

Yakub Memon, the lone 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict whose death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court, was hanged to death today, capping... ...

http://echoofindia.com/nagpur/new-delhi-memon-hanged-after-down-wire-bid-failed-90816
The Prince of Music by Khagesh Dev Burman

The book assesses Burman's relationship with his father. Photo: Hindustan Times Writing the biography of a public figure in these times is... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/DMQT88Boy8ApPaJZxzi1dM/Book-Review-RD-Burman-The-Prince-of-Music-by-Khagesh-Dev-B.html
All-party meet fails to end Parliament logjam

New Delhi: An all-party meeting convened by the Lok Sabha Speaker on Thursday failed to break the Parliamentary deadlock but government indicated... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/oppn-leaders-wont-bow-down-all-party-meet-fails-to-end-parliament-logjam-2372378.html
History created as Supreme Court opens at 3.20 am

New Delhi: The hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Yakub Memon was etched into Indian judicial history as the Supreme Court decided to open... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150731/nation-current-affairs/article/unprecedented-history-created-supreme-court-opens-320-am
Why the NDA govt disseminates info on a 'need-to-know' basis

Nivedita Mookerji | Chennai July 31, 2015 Last Updated at 00:40 IST As the one-year party came to a close and the National Democratic Alliance... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/restricted-access-why-the-nda-govt-disseminates-info-on-a-need-to-know-basis-115073100070_1.html

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