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1984 riot victims to get Rs 1.23 lakh

Holding the state liable for its failure to protect the life and liberty of citizens, the Delhi high Court has directed the Centre to pay a compensation of Rs 1.23 lakh each to all those who......

Supreme Court dismisses litigation for OCI voting rights

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL filed by a journalist seeking quashing of amendments made in Citizenship Act which deny voting rights to Overseas Citizens of India saying he cannot......

'Split' SC verdict on Jaya adds to AIADMK anxiety over Bengaluru case

Should the Karnataka high court deliver a verdict in the Jayalalithaa case on Thursday, the Supreme Court bench on Friday could pass orders in her bail extension plea that may end up staying the......

The good samaritans of Hashimpura

The families of the Muslim youth from Hashimpura who were shot dead 28 years ago had some committed supporters in their long struggle for justice, reports Jyoti Punwani. Photographs: Uttam......

PM@UNESCO: Our world is a better place because of UN

Over 1,000 diplomats gathered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to hear India Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden speech. Addressing over 1,300 diplomats, he said that the world is......

Most influential people in the world of business

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella have found a place in Time magazine’s ‘The 100 Most Influential People’ in the world. Image: Chanda Kochchar among......

Should you buy mid-cap and small-cap stocks?

One needs to be cautious despite the uptick seen on Monday, as the real test of the rally in this segment will be the upcoming result season, analysts say Stocks from the mid-cap and small-cap......

India's most ambitious airport city project in a limbo

  Dispute between the promoters of the Rs 12,000-crore airport city project has been simmering for four years.  Seven years on, however, the project is awaiting clearances from the......

Fed ends bond buying, exhibits confidence in US recovery

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ended its monthly bond purchase programme and signaled confidence the US economic recovery would remain on track despite signs of a slowdown in many parts of the......

How small entrepreneurs are making it big on Flipkart, Amazon

The e-commerce story in India has begun to look up, says Aparna Kalra. Navdeep Narang and wife Sanjeet of butterfliesbag. Photographs Dalip Kumar/Business Standard Navdeep Narang and wife Sanjeet......

Review: Purampokku... is a compelling political thriller

Director S P Jananathan’s Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai is an honest and compelling political thriller that debates the arbitrary nature of capital punishment against the backdrop......

Review: Cinderella is all things magical!

What Sukanya Verma loves about Kenneth Branagh’s extravagant vision is he gives us a Cinderella that’s got a little more spirit and penchant for horse-riding if not the......

Review: Rahasya is a clever whodunit

Atmospheric chills and a good story your thing? Watch Rahasya, suggests Nishi Tiwari. When Dr Rajesh and his wife Nupur emerged as prime suspects in the 2008 twin murders of their teen......

PIX: Akshay, Anupam Kher watch Baby again!

After holding a special screening for LK Advani and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi, Akshay Kumar organised another screening of his latest film Baby at Liberty theatre,......

Meet Ekta Kapoor's newest leading lady

'I’m really enjoying this whole comeback thing.'  Back on the small screen after quite a while, actress Pallavi Kulkarni relates the many unlikely adventures she experienced during her......

Can't do much when Gayle or AB is in form, laments Dhoni

AB de Villiers waits to bat during a South Africa nets session. Photograph: Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images/Getty Images There is not much bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of A B......

EPL in Pix: Late goals give Man City victory at Villa; Liverpool edge past West Brom

Sergio Aguero (right) celebrates after scoring Manchester City's second goal against Aston Villa. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters Goals by Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero earned champions......

Carroll controversially sent off as West Ham thump Swansea

Andy Carroll was controversially sent off after appearing to strike Chico Flores during West Ham's 2-0 win against a lacklustre Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. Carroll and Chico......

NRAI files appeal in Delhi High Court

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) filed an appeal in the Delhi High Court exactly nine days after the court declared the shooting body's April 6 elections as null and void. The......

BCCI can advertise for new IPL franchise: Srinivasan

Board of Control for Cricket in India president N Srinivasan refused to talk about the issue of IPL franchise Deccan Chargers, saying it is sub-judice, but said the Board can advertise for a new......
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Anti-Muslim bias in employment must be tackled by law

Perched atop their towers of privilege, many classical liberals decry any proposal to remedy or curb the discriminatory practices prevalent in the... ...

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Ireland Shows India How Its Done. Votes To Legalise Gay Marriage By A Landslide

The Irish have spoken out and it is an emphatic Yes. On a day when Oscar Wilde would be tossing and turning in his grave out of sheer joy,... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/ireland-shows-india-how-its-done-votes-to-legalise-gay-marriage-by-a-landslide-232928.html
SC declares accused a juvenile 17 years after conviction

NEW DELHI: 17-years after being convicted in dowry death of his sister-in-law, a man for the first time takes the defence of being a juvenile which... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-declares-accused-a-juvenile-17-years-after-conviction/articleshow/47401051.cms
Court order comes as a shot in the arm for rights activists

KOZHIKODE: The high court order in Shyam Balakrishan's case will boost the morale of human rights activists in the state who are planning to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/Court-order-comes-as-a-shot-in-the-arm-for-rights-activists/articleshow/47400965.cms
National Security Agency begins winding down collection of American phone records

WASHINGTON: The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/national-security-agency-begins-winding-down-collection-of-american-phone-records/articleshow/47400271.cms

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