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Assam teacher jailed for bringing cooked beef to school

The headmistress of a school in Goalpara district of Assam was arrested and sent to jail for bringing cooked beef to school as her lunch, officials said on Thursday. Legal experts and opposition......

Attempt to stifle independent journalism: Newslaundry, Newsclick on tax 'survey'

Online news platform Newslaundry on Saturday said it does business "honestly and with integrity" while another such portal Newsclick said investigation against it by various agencies including the......

Taxmen conduct 'surveys' at offices of Newslaundry, Newsclick

The Income Tax department on Friday conducted separate 'survey operations' at the premises of online news portals Newsclick and Newslaundry in New Delhi, officials said.   Photograph: PTI......

Will Mamata indulge Sushmita like Rahul did?

In the Congress, Sushmita Dev enjoyed the indulgence of the Gandhi family.She has been true to them and has been graceful in her gratitude to the party that gave her unparalleled political......

Why do you need news portal editor's custodial interrogation, HC asks Delhi poilce

The Delhi high court on Thursday extended till December 17 the interim protection from arrest granted to Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha in a foreign funding case and asked the Delhi......

Mini in name, max in power and appeal

Why is the Mini the only “lifestyle” auto badge that seems to be growing and staying strong? Pavan Lall finds out. Photographs: Kind courtesy, BMW Ten years after it drove into India,......

The feud over Indian Readership Survey

The return of Indian Readership Survey numbers has met with a silent response. Does it mean that the feud over IRS will continue?After almost two years without any readership numbers, nobody......

ABP Group sells Businessworld magazine

The ABP Group on Thursday sold Businessworld magazine to Anurag Batra and Vikram Jhunjhunwala for an undisclosed amount. Batra and Jhunjhunwala have bought Businessworld from ABP on behalf of some......

ABP to buy out STAR from TV news venture

Media giant Ananda Bazaar Patrika is parting ways with the Rupert Murdoch-controlled STAR Group, after months of discontent over editorial and other strategic issues.The two have been operating the......

Cracks in STAR-ABP ties

Besieged media baron Rupert Murdoch may have to face new challenges - not just in the UK but in the key Indian market as well.After eight years of joint operations in news television, the......

Benegal struggles to find producers

Veteran director Shyam Benegal is having a tough time finding producers for his ambitious project Spy Princess in the recession hit film industry. The film has been adapted from a book of the same......

Ranji Trophy: UP stun Maharashtra; Bengal, Karnataka in quarters

A round-up of results from the Ranji Trophy matches played on Sunday. Mumbai, Bengal, Karnataka qualify for quarters directly Seven elite group toppers -- Bengal, Mumbai, Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya......

Ranji Roundup: Mumbai in control; Karnataka on top

A round-up of Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday Mumbai close in on win against Odisha IMAGE: Arshdeep Singh was the pick of the Punjab bowlers and picked a 5-wicket haul versus......

Ranji Roundup: Sarfaraz puts Mumbai in control

IMAGE: Gujarat captain Bhargav Merai scored 223 against Meghalaya. Photograph: BCCI Domestic/Twitter Young batter Sarfaraz Khan continued his purple patch, slamming an unbeaten century to put......

Ranji round-up: Ton-up Dubey steers MP to 218/2 vs Kerala

A round-up of all the Ranji Trophy matches played on Thursday. IMAGE: Delhi bowler Navdeep Saini celebrates along with teammates after taking a wicket on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy cricket match......

Ranji Trophy: Pujara's woes continue as Saurashtra struggle

Summary of all Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Saurashtra's wicket-keeper batsman Sheldon Jackson scored 61 runs against Mumbai in Rajkot on Saturday. Photograph: Sheldon......
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