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BJP to honour Emergency detainees on JP's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will felicitate about a dozen Loktantra Praharis (defenders of democracy) on the occasion of the 113 birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan in......

Brutal assault on Indian maid by Saudi sponsor unacceptable: Sushma

Terming as "unacceptable" the incident where an Indian woman's hand was chopped off by her employer in Saudi Arabia, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the matter has been taken......

Shocking! Saudi employer chops off Indian maid's hand

A Saudi sponsor has chopped off an Indian maid's hand, evoking strong condemnation from India which demanded that a case of attempted murder be lodged against the culprit. "We are aware of the......

Why BJP MLAs beat up this MLA in the J&K assembly

IMAGE: Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid (in kurta-pajama) being taken away after the attack. Photograph: Umar Ganie. 'There is a law in J&K which states that beef cannot be eaten. Rashid......

J&K MLA, who hosted beef party, assaulted inside assembly by BJP legislator

Independent MLA Engineer Rashid, who a hosted beef party at MLA hostel on Wednesday, was beaten up by BJP MLA Ravinder Raina in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Thursday. Rashid was rescued by......

What is the key to a successful railway network

The key to running a successful railway network lies not in standardisation of gauge, but in the interoperability and effective use of technology, notes Bibek DebroyThis is a clichéd claim......

Uncertainty looms large at the Delhi Stock Exchange, what next?

Delhi Stock Exchange’s (DSE) struggle to end its life without hurting the diverse interests of its multiple stakeholders will continue into another year.   Image: The Delhi Stock......

Gas dispute between ONGC and Reliance: Who's at fault?

RIL has maintained it had followed the production sharing contract (PSC) in letter and spirit and done no wrong and it has drilled all wells within its boundary. Some natural gas from the fields of......

California dreaming

Silicon Valley is at the heart of the transformation of the global economy -- which has both winners and losers, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. Image: While the rest of the world slides into......

Maharashtra not to purchase power from Dabhol plant

The government’s move is crucial as the state distribution utility MahaVitaran was purchasing about 95 per cent of power since the Dabhol project began generation in April 2006 The Bharatiya......

Drashti Dhami: I get criticised for my weight

'My in-laws are very supportive; my mom is very critical of me.' 'It's been six months since my wedding; I need to get back to reality.' Drashti Dhami on marriage, her TV comeback and how she's......

Review: Oraalppokkam is disturbingly impressive

Malayalam films Oraalppokkam is open to interpretation and therein lies its appeal, says Paresh C Palicha.The independent cinema movement, currently being revived in Kerala, has found......

Dangal, PK, QSQT: Aamir Khan's BEST poster face? VOTE!

Have a favourite? VOTE at the end!   The response to Aamir Khan's new film Dangal's poster has been all kinds of curious. While some noted the return of the scowl face, others cried fowl for......

Ethics body suspends Blatter, Platini from world football

IMAGE: UEFA President Michel Platini, right, congratulates FIFA President Sepp Blatter after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015.. Photograph: Arnd......

Don't see why Indian athletes can't achieve success at world stage: Coe

'One of the most important ingredients is strong presence and quality of track and field in schools.' 'In Jamaica and Kenya, there is a vibrant presence of track and field in schools. India can do......

New president Manohar's 3-point agenda to clean BCCI's image

- BCCI to frame regulations with regards to conflict of interest of administrators, players and their staff. - BCCI may appoint an investigation agency in consultation with government to tackle......

Major sponsors call for FIFA's Blatter to resign

Sepp Blatter leaves after his statement during a news conference. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters Major football sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate resignation of FIFA......

Security concerns force Australia to postpone Bangladesh tour

IMAGE: Australia captain Steven Smith (left) and coach Darren Lehmann. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Thursday that due to concern about the safety and......
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