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Uttarakhand: Dalit students refuse food after cook sacked

Dalit students at a government school in Champawat district refused to eat mid-day meals cooked by an upper caste woman after a cook belonging to the Scheduled Caste was sacked. Image used for......

Bombay HC dismisses stalking charge against Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut

The Bombay high court on Wednesday dismissed a 39-year-old woman's plea alleging that she was harassed and stalked by some people at the behest of her husband and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. The......

EC on change in WB poll schedule: Sorry, no can do

The Election Commission on Wednesday ruled out any change in the schedule of the West Bengal assembly polls and told the Trinamool Congress that its suggestion to club the last three of the eight......

Mountbatten's Indian valuables auctioned for Rs 56 crore

A diamond bracelet and jewelled decorative elephants from Jaipur are some of the Indian heirlooms that made up a collection of 350 personal items belonging to Patricia Mountbatten, Lord Louis......

China-Pak air exercise; Cause for worry?

'There is much to glean from such exercises. And make it known that we are ready to take them on together!', says Air Commodore Nition Sathe (retd). IMAGE: Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed......

Gold Bond issue price fixed at Rs 4,791/gm

The issue price for Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22, which will open for subscription for five days from November 29, has been fixed at Rs 4,791 per gram of gold, the Reserve Bank of India said......

A 2-bedroom flat in Hindujas' The OWO costs 5.8 mn!

The OWO is spread over 580,000 sq. ft and rises to seven floors. Its 1,100 rooms are now being converted into 85 residences and a hotel. IMAGE: A 250-year lease of the vast property was acquired......

Blackstone commits up to $2.8 bn for controlling stake in Mphasis

Blackstone on Monday said funds managed by the private equity firm will acquire a majority stake in IT firm Mphasis Ltd, triggering an open offer for acquisition of up to 26 per cent stake for......

After 12 years, RBI set to modify fit-and-proper norms for bank directors

These changes will entail a relook at the various laws governing banks in the country - the two Bank Nationalisation Acts (passed in 1970 and 1980); the State Bank of India (SBI) Act of 1955; and......

Is this why govt needs money from RBI?

Money permits patronage.Money means power. No wonder details of the crores locked up in NPAs and never repaid loans are top secret, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Photograph: PTI Photo It could well be......

How Punyakoti, Sanskrit's 1st animation film, got made

Seven years ago, Ravishankar Venkateswaran heard a story during a bus ride.Indira Kannan finds out what happened next. Seven years ago, Ravishankar Venkateswaran, then an employee of Infosys,......

Darkest Hour Review: Exuberant bear. Shrewd fox. Vociferous lion

'The politics of it may be wishy-washy and the saviour at Darkest Hour's centre may well be a racist, an imperialist, and an alcoholic, but in Gary Oldman's nimble skin, smacked in layers and......

Aamir Khan and the man cub

Urvi Malvania reports on Disney India's year of ups and downs and the films that saved the studio. IMAGE: Not only is Dangal the highest collecting Bollywood film ever, it is also......

What does 2017's cinema hold for you?

Ranjita Ganesan lists the movies we should look forward to. There's a lot happening in Bollywood, Hollywood and world cinema this year. We break it up for you. Bollywood: Masala mix IMAGE: Shah......

Getting to know the *real* Kangana

Talented, rebellious, obsessive: Ranjita Ganesan and Dhruv Munjal find traces of the actor's different streaks in Mandi, Chandigarh and Mumbai. IMAGE: Kangana Ranaut receives the National Award......

Up'ards vs Down'ards: The crazy 'royal' football match

IMAGE: Players fight for the ball during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne. Photographs: Toby Melville/Reuters Hundreds of people descended on the town of Ashbourne in central......

Full text of the Justice Lodha IPL verdict

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha. Photograph: PTI Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended from the Indian Premier League for two years for betting activities of their key officials,......

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association president N Ramachandran appears to be gathering steam as Badminton Association of India also joined the chorus in demanding a No Confidence Motion......

Pressure grows on Indian Olympic Association to oust chief Ramachandran

The Bowling Federation of India (BFI) on Saturday joined Hockey India in demanding a special General Body Meeting of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up a No Confidence Motion against......

Srinivasan's brother Ramachandran faces the heat; IOA feud out in open

Just days after International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within Indian Olympic Association (IOA) surfaced on Thursday with a National......
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