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Govt must treat Rashtrapati Bhavan with respect

I was flying back from Mumbai to Delhi on 30 January, and Ashok Desai, the former attorney general of India, was in the next seat. I cannot quite recall how the conversation veered around that way......

Hit-and-run case: HC defers Salman's appeal to July 13

The Bombay high court on Wednesday deferred till July 13 an appeal filed by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the hit-and-run case, after the actor's......

HC defers Salman Khan case to July 1 as case papers not ready

Ordering expeditious completion of case papers, the Bombay high court on Monday adjourned till July 1 a criminal appeal filed by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan against his conviction in the......

After being raped, in coma for 42 years, Mumbai nurse Aruna finds peace

Aruna Shanbaug, the young nurse who was raped and gagged with a dog chain that left her in a coma for 42 years and made her the face of a debate on euthanasia in India, died on Monday, bringing to......

Salman out on bail after 5-year sentence suspended

Bollywood's 'bhaijaan' is out on bail after the Bombay high court suspended his five-year sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaves for court from his residence in......

Now we know why Fadnavis wanted Pardeshi

If it was true that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis held up the flight to Newark to ensure that Praveen Singh Pardeshi, the state principal secretary, was on board, he had at least one......

Economists tell PM to work for high growth, predictable taxes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday picked the brains of leading economists in the first meeting of the newly-constituted NITI Ayog, where they asked the government to work towards high growth,......

PM to seek budget inputs from experts at NITI meeting

In the first meeting of NITI Aayog on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with eminent economists and experts across sectors inviting suggestions on the upcoming budget. Finance......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

FinMin's new A-team to unveil a big bang Budget?

A new team in the finance ministry is in place. But only time will tell whether it can help Jaitley produce a sterling Budget next February and make amends for the disappointment of his first......

This week's biggest release: Salman Khan

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: With Salman Khan's jail sentence suspended by the Bombay high court today, Bollywood celebrities were over the moon as their......

'People liked that Amol Palekar wasn't Superman'

'Everybody is concerned only with 100 crore films... If our starting point is going to be "How much money will it make? Will it go into the 100 crore club?" then I am not interested.' Amol Palekar......

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar

We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works. In the 1970s, Bollywood was identified with towering superheroes single-handedly taking on mighty villains, rescuing the......

10 Last Films of Bollywood's Noted Directors

Ten directors who couldn't see their films reach theatres in their lifetime. Filmmaker Ravi Chopra succumbed to lung cancer last week, leaving behind his yet-unreleased film Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai,......

Review: Mynaa is a beautiful love story

Srikanth Srinivasa says Kannada film Mynaa is worth a watch for those who are in love. Director Nagshekar has gone one step further from his earlier venture Sanju Weds Geetha to make his new film......

IPL 8 Auction: No takers for these players!

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene The Players' Auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League saw cash being splurged. - IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price - IPL......

Ranji Trophy: New skipper Tare puts Mumbai in strong position

Skipper Aditya Tare struck an unbeaten century before Mumbai shot out Baroda for 184 and took a big first innings lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match in Vadodara on Friday. Tare, who......

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj ton gives Punjab upperhand

On a day when he was dropped from the BCCI's graded retainership, Yuvraj Singh came to his own as he blasted Maharashtra attack into submission with an attractive 136 to guide Punjab to a......

SC orders deferral of BCCI elections till Jan end

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the Board of Control for Cricket in India elections till the end of January even as the cricket body opposed the constitution of an external high-powered......

Mumbai-J&K match keenly poised after Suryakumar Yadav's ton

The Ranji Trophy Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play, with the visitors finishing on 58 for 1, while chasing a modest target of......
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Supreme Court asks EC to apprise methods of deciding tenure of Bihar MLCs

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission to apprise it of methods to be adopted in deciding the tenure of 24 Bihar... ...

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Bangalore Colts Championship winner PHOENIX TIGER injured itself and may not run in the Bangalore Kingfisher Derby Gr.1 to be held on Sunday, July 12.

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PMO cracks whip as VIPs delay flights

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh With several BJP leaders, including a chief minister, a deputy chief minister and Union... ...

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225 Year Old Mithai Shop Shuts Down, Leaving A Hole In India's Sweet Tooth

217 Shares When Ghantewala opened in 1790, Mughal emperor Shah Alam II ruled Delhi, Tipu Sultan was firmly in the saddle in Mysore and Paris... ...

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E-mail exchanges show Fadnavis had help up Air India flight for 57 mins, say reports

After Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis denied that he delayed a flight to New York, television reports suggest that there are email... ...

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