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Himachal assembly makes anti-conversion law more stringent

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly approved a bill on Saturday to make the state's 2019 anti-conversion law more stringent by forbidding a convert from availing ''any benefit" of parents' religion or......

Salman Rushdie once complained about 'too much security' around him

Salman Rushdie, who was attacked and stabbed on stage at a literary event here, has previously complained about having too much security around him, according to a media report on Saturday. The......

Aaditya hits the road to salvage Sena after Shinde's rebellion,

A Sena legislator felt that Aaditya hitting the road has come very late, but stressed that this is also an opportunity for him to prove himself and build his own team.  IMAGE: Kindly note......

Suspect in Rushdie's stabbing sympathetic to Shia extremism: Report

The 24-year-old man detained in connection with the stabbing of Mumbai-born controversial author Salman Rushdie was sympathetic to 'Shia extremism' and the causes of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary......

Delhi police rolls out kite catchers, window watchers for I-Day security

The Delhi police has deployed kite catchers and kite flyers on roof tops and other sensitive locations in the Red Fort area in New Delhi to counter any threats from sub-conventional aerial......

Industrial production growth at 12.3% in June

India's industrial production grew in double digit for the second month in a row at 12.3 per cent in June mainly due to strong performance by manufacturing, power and mining sectors, according to......

Trade settlement in rupee: Fearing sanctions by West, banks seek clarity

Banks have raised concerns over the new international trade settlement in rupee, fearing that facilitation of such a mechanism could result in them facing the ire of economic sanctions by the West,......

Rupee drops 39 paise to 79.63 against US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 39 paise to close at 79.63 against the US currency on Monday, pressured by dollar demand and waning risk appetite among investors. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com......

Indian economy is an island of macroeconomic, financial stability: RBI Governor

Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said the country's economy is an island of stability despite two Black Swan events and multiple shocks. Photograph: ANI Photo "In an ocean......

Services sector growth falls to 4-month low in July

India's services sector lost momentum in July as demand was curtailed by competitive pressures, elevated inflation and unfavourable weather, a monthly survey said on Wednesday. Photograph: PTI......

Malayankunju Review

Malayankunju is a coming-of-age survival drama that has its heart in the right place, notes Divya Nair. After Take Off, CU Soon and Malik, Fahadh Faasil and Mahesh Narayan team up to bring......

Laal Singh Chaddha Review

Where Laal Singh Chaddha succeeds most is heart, notes Sukanya Verma. When Forrest Gump released in 1994, Tom Hanks was 38 years old. One of the coolest things about Robert Zemeckis' Oscar-winning......

Bajrang Punia defends title, Sakshi reverses losing trend to earn maiden CWG gold

IMAGE: Such was Bajrang Punia's dominance in the 65kg competition that he won three of his four bouts inside first rounds. Photograph: PTI Bajrang Punia was a class apart while defending his......

4th T20I: Iyer vs Hooda, who will find the spot in playing XI?

IMAGE: Shreyas Iyer will be monitored more than anyone else. Photograph: BCCI Shreyas Iyer's performance will be under intense scrutiny as India gear up for the back-to-back T20I games......

What PT Usha said in her maiden speech in Rajya Sabha

'We are yet to open our eyes to the doping in our country which was earlier confined only to the senior national level but has now reached the junior, college and district levels.' IMAGE: India's......

3rd T20: Captain Rohit retires hurt with back spasm

IMAGE: India captain Rohit Sharma made 11 from five balls before he walked off the field with back spasm during the third T20 International against the West Indies on Tuesday. Photograph:......

CWG: Anas included in men's 4x400m relay team

IMAGE: Mohammed Anas was a part of the Indian 4x400m relay quartet that failed to qualify for the finals of the recent World Championships in Eugene, USA after finishing 12th overall in the heat......
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