Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray addressing party workers in Mumbai. File photo: Vivek Bendre
The Hindu Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray addressing party workers in Mumbai. File photo: Vivek Bendre

Sena raises doubts over stable govt. in Maharashtra

Sena gets philosophical, asks voters to ponder over the verdict laden with 'instability and anarchy' »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by BJP president Amit Shah on his arrival at the party's Parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi on Sunday.

Solo strategy pays off for BJP

The party’s gamble of contesting alone in Haryana and snapping ties with its oldest ally in Maharashtra have paid off. »


DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi and former Telecom Minister, A. Raja. File photo: Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

2G case: Order on framing of charges on Oct 31

Special CBI Judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to pass the order on framing of charges today, deferred it till October 31, saying the order was not yet ready. »
BJP supporters celebrate outside the counting centre in Gurgaon, Haryana on Sunday. Photo; S. Subramanium

BJP gains big in Haryana

As the results poured in, the outgoing Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda accepted defeat of the Congress party in the elections. »

Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu started the operation of trimming of trees damaged by cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam as part revival of the city. He perched on a hydraulic lift and trimmed a branch on the Collectorate premises on Sunday. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam

Naidu leaves for Hyderabad

Says he will return to Vizag after two days. He assured people of Visakhapatnam that the city would revive itself and remain as the financial and industrial capital of AP nerve centre of the State. »
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Farmers say the produce is not remunerative as the production cost has doubled in recent times. The photo shows workers at a tea plantation at Chulliyode, Wayanad.

Tea turns bitter for Wayanad farmers

The spot price of green leaves on Saturday was Rs.8 a kg against Rs.13 a kg during the corresponding period last year. »
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Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth with Jayalalithaa.

BJP shocked as Rajini, Maneka greet Jayalalithaa

A very personal and touching greetings by actor Rajinikanth and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi to AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on Sunday have given a jolt to Tamil Nadu BJP. In hi... »
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A pair of bullocks is tied to a yoke connected to the machine. Bullocks turn the machine exactly as in an oil mill. The mechanical energy is converted into electricity. Muscle Energy Enviro Mission(MEEM) is developed as a social initiative with the sole aim to address a major problem faced by the Telangana framers. Photo: G. Ramakrishna

Generating power with the help of bullocks!

City-based entrepreneur develops eco-friendly generator which promises solution to farmers hit by power crisis. The cost of the equipment is around Rs. 2 lakh and can be installed on a 100 sq. yard pi... »
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Abdur Rezzak Molla (party president) giving a speech at the launch of his party Bharatiya Nayabichar Party in Kolkata on Saturday. Photo: Sushanta Patranabish.

Expelled CPI (M) leader starts a new party

Expelled Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Abdur Rezzak Molla floated his own party Bharatiya Nayabichar Party (BNP) here on Saturday. Addressing the audience, Mr. Molla said that th... »
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David Beckham has collaborated with filmmaker Guy Ritchie for a new whiskey ad. The 39-year-old hunk has joined forces with the ‘Snatch’ director for the commercial for Haig Club Scotch Whi... »

Public Lectures: India and Climate Change

A series of public lectures on "India and Climate Change" by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and Senior Visiting Fellow at The Hindu Centre, will be held in partnership with the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai on October 24, 2014 (4:30 pm), and with the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore on November 10, 2014 (5:30 pm.) Click here for event details and to register »

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