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Phase 5: Rae Bareli, Amethi go to polls on Monday

Polling will be held on Monday in 49 constituencies in six states and two Union Territories in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections that will decide the electoral fate of several prominent......

Man killed while taking donations for Ram temple event

A 35-year-old man was killed after being allegedly attacked while he was collecting donations for a temple here to organise a programme on January 22, the day of the consecration ceremony at the......

How INDIA Can Counter Modi's Popularity

What the INDIA alliance needs is neither a counter to Modi's tall personality and undiminished charisma nor a counter-narrative to his Hindutva agenda, now centred on the Ayodhya temple......

Can Religious Rows Hurt DMK In 2024?

Party insiders concede statements of the Raja kind have the potential to hurt the DMK's electoral chances in closely-fought seats in 2024, observes N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief......

Govt's Agnipath gets thumbs-down from defence veterans: 'No one gains'

Armed forces veterans have expressed mixed reaction to the Agnipath scheme under which soldiers will be recruited in the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, largely on a short-term contractual basis,......

Real estate sector bats for green spaces

Bengaluru recorded the highest green building stock at 140 million square feet, followed by Delhi-National Capital Region at 74 msf, and Hyderabad at 72 msf for Grade A office buildings as of......

How the Communists killed Bengal's industry

West Bengal's longest serving chief minister Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no sympathy.Ishita Ayan Dutt tracks the political......

How the 'mother of all tax reforms' actually evolved

The story of India’s fledgling indirect tax regime goes back a long way before 2000. In its essence, GST is a national level system of value added taxation of goods and services, says Shankar......

Will Sahara manage to arrange the remaining Rs 9,000 cr?

Senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Sahara, has sought time till August 15 for realisation of the cheque and giving a road map for depositing the remaining amount. The......

Money laundering: Swan Telecom promoter moves SC

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court......

2023's Must Watch Web Series

The streaming platforms were replete with violent, profanity-laden gangster shows. But amidst the noise, there were some effective and thought-provoking shows too. Deepa Gahlot's list of her top 10......

10 Anil Kapoor Must Watch Films On OTT

Anil Kapoor, now aging gracefully into older gentleman roles, has had quite a chequered career. Luckily for popular actors, audiences have short memories and forget their screen missteps, or he......

'Khansaab, Deepika would rehearse after midnight'

'Every day, after 'pack-up', Khansaab and Deepika would come for dance practice and rehearse till around 1-1.30 am.''The weather was a challenge because while on screen, it looks warm and sunny, it......

25 Years Of Bollywood-Style PYAAR-FYAAR!

1997: A fast and furious year for Bollywood. Superstar Sridevi married producer Boney Kapoor and gave birth to her firstborn Janhvi. Shah Rukh Khan turned daddy when wife Gauri delivered Aryan.......

More Stars Than In Heaven At This Party!

Gosh! the number of Bollywood folk who attended Producer Jayantilal Gada's birthday party, which also celebrated his back-to-back releases, Gangubai Kathiawadi, RRR, Attack Part I. Gada started his......

All eyes on Panyda, Gill as MI take on Titans

IMAGE: Having led Gujarat Titans to the title and runners-up finish in the last two seasons, Hardik Pandya returns to Mumbai Indians as captain in IPL 2024. Photograph: BCCI Hardik Pandya will be......

IPL 2024: How The 10 Teams Stack Up!

IMAGE: Delhi Capitals Captain Rishabh Pant -- the first active player at an IPL players auction -- holds up the paddle to make a bid during the IPL 2024 auction in Dubai on Tuesday, December 19,......

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Indrajith ton powers TN to semis, Rajasthan crush Kerala

IMAGE: Vijay Shankar (file photo) struck a half-century as TN entered the semifinals. Photographs: Lee Smith/Reuters Seasoned Baba Indrajith helped himself to a fine hundred while another senior......

It's Official! Hardik rejoins MI; Green moves to RCB

IMAGE: Hardik Pandya spent seven successful seasons at Mumbai Indians, winning four IPL titles. Photograph: Hardik Pandya/X Hardik Pandya has quit Gujarat Titans to rejoin his former team Mumbai......

IPL 2024: Full list of released, retained and traded players

IMAGE: Featuring in the retained player’s list, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will captain the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024. Photograph: BCCI The curtains dropped on the IPL trade window on......

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