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Droupadi Murmu files nomination, accompanied by PM, BJP top brass, allies

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance's nominee Droupadi Murmu on Friday filed her nomination papers for the July 18 presidential election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

10-year jail, Rs 1 lakh fine for love jihad, says BJP's UP manifesto

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday promised 10-year punishment and Rs 1 lakh fine for those indulging in love jihad if it returns to power in Uttar Pradesh. IMAGE: Anurag Thakur, UP BJP chief......

BJP postpones UP manifesto launch after Lata Mangeshkar's demise

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday postponed the release of its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls in view of death of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, state party president......

Opposition continues protests in RS over suspension of MPs

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Monday amid protests by Opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the House. IMAGE: Opposition MPs stage......

Sidhu sparks row by addressing Pak PM as 'elder brother'

Congress' Punjab unit president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan his 'bada bhai' (elder brother) during a trip to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara across the border......

RBI won't buy or sell dollars till rupee falls below 75

After selling dollars for the past few months, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may take a hands-off approach before its annual account closing by not trying to prop up the rupee as geopolitical......

RBI Guv Das tests positive for COVID-19; to continue work from isolation

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and will work from isolation while the central bank will continue to function normally.......

Inspiring stories of India's top Internet entrepreneurs

They're not there yet, but they're getting close. Having gained investor confidence, these new economy entrepreneurs are pushing for entry into the exclusive club.   Image: Kunal Bahl,......

Spirits market: Global majors say cheers to new India CEOs

As international liquor companies consolidate their presence in India, many of them are initiating changes at the top to improve sales and fight competition.   In the process, they're......

How to resolve the financial crisis at IITs, IIMs

The recent controversy over faculty pay at the IITs and IIMs suggests that they need to radically reorient themselves as academic institutions, say Pradipta Mukherjee & Kanika Datta. IIT and IIM......

Asiad updates: Ministry sanctions funds for Sushil's training in Georgia

IMAGE: Sushil Kumar. Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters The Sports Ministry on Friday sanctioned Rs 4.95 lakh for star wrestler Sushil Kumar's two-week training programme in Georgia ahead of the......

Sports Shorts: Amit strikes gold; Mary Kom, Seema get silver at Strandja Memorial

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday IMAGE: Despite her aggressive approach Mary Kom surprisingly finished with a silver medal. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo......

Punjab pip Assam by 1 run in Hazare thriller

A summary of the day's play in the Vijay Hazare One-day tournament. Sarupam Purkayastha's valiant 125 was in vain as Punjab eked out a thrilling one-run victory over Assam in a Group A encounter of......

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