Jayalalithaa is Tamil Nadu CM again

Meera Srinivasan, Sruthisagar Yamunan

This marks her return to the Chief Minister's chair, a fortnight after she was acquitted of corruption charges in the disproportionate assets case.

Time ripe to shift gears for double-digit growth: Jaitley

Puja Mehra

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says that his focus now would be on public investments in irrigation and rural infrastructure.

Kumar Mangalam Birla

There is a palpable sense of hope and confidence

Kumar Mangalam Birla

One year after it swept into power riding on a historic mandate, the Narendra Modi government has restored a faltering economy back on track.

“Modi government has overcome all obstacles to clear all but two of the Bills it wanted to pass”

Chandrajit  Banerjee, Director General, CII

A strong show amid varied challenges

Chandrajit  Banerjee

The Union government's policies have shown results with investments picking up and the economy showing definite signs of a recovery.

BJP president Amit Shah

‘NDA government involved States to a greater extent in policy’

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal shakes hand with Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, after taking oath of office as new Chief Minister. File Photo: R.V. Moorthy

The Home Ministry notification conflates Delhi as a UT to suit its own interests and at other times, it treats it as a State.

PHOTO: G. KRISHNASWAMY

Amid a plethora of cleverly named new schemes and tech-fixes, the HRD Ministry is busy tinkering with bureaucratic processes.

It would be a mistake to imagine that the Delhi rout means the BJP’s voter base has waned. The Bihar elections will be the real game changer.

Thousands cross the busy Hosur road outside NIMHANS and Kidwai daily. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

‘This spot needs a skywalk’

Afshan Yasmeen

To ensure the safety of people, NIMHANS and Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology have requested the BBMP to construct a skywalk across Hosur Road.

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Thousands cross the busy Hosur road outside NIMHANS and Kidwai daily. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
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The weirs of the Red Hills reservoir are one of the structures that will be improved under the DRIP —Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
Chennai
State first rank holders with District Collector Archana Patnaik (third right), Chief Educational Officer A. Gnanagowri (third left) and Inspector of Matriculation Schools R. Geetha (fourth left) in Coimbatore on Thursday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
Coimbatore
AAp supporters at a rally in Delhi.
Delhi
File photo shows a Hyderabad Metro train during its test-run along the Uppal-Server of India stretch.
Hyderabad
Kochi
BJP leader Rupa Ganguly talking to villagers in Birbhum district of Bengal on Thursday.Photo: PTI
Kolkata
Only an equipment to pump out water is left at the site of the underground drainage work on Mavoor Road after the contractor pulled out of the project. Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup
Kozhikode
Madurai
The bio-methanation plant of the Mangaluru City Corporation at Urwa Market, has stopped functioning.
Mangaluru
The police carry out investigations after a firing at Film City in Mumbai on Friday.
Mumbai
Chief Minister N. Rangasamy at the signing of the MoU with Bengaluru-based Swatchada Corporation in Puducherry on Wednesday. LAD Minister N.G. Pannirselvam is seen in the picture.-Photo: Special Arrangement
Puducherry
Actor Suresh Gopi
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Tiruchirapalli
Vijayawada
While there is a jump in the occupancy levels during the three matches Visakhapatnam hosted, the excitement soon fizzled out.
Visakhapatnam
Royal Challengers Bangalore not-out batsmen Virat Kohli and Sarfaraz Khan celebrate after their team's victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Photo: K.R. Deepak

IPL

The darkness beneath the glitter

Priyansh

Despite all the hoopla around Indian Premier League taking the game to the grassroots, the ground reality is quite different.

MORE THAN THE DRINK: It is the band performances, occasional comedy shows and catching up with friends.

Bottoms up in the digital world

Nikhil Varma, Allan Moses Rodricks

With social media revolution on the rise, what’s still bringing Bengaluru’s young crowds out to pubs? The authors crack the code.

Appetisingly chronicled life journeys By Julia Child and MFK Fisher

Cookbooks like these

PANKAJA SRINIVASAN

Beg, borrow or Flipkart these books written by two remarkable women if you enjoy cooking, eating feeding and reading about food.

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A flock of birds swoop across the darkening Visakhapatnam skies. — Photo: K.R. Deepak

Avian behaviour

Skyscraper ahead, take diversion!

PTI

Research shows that migratory birds follow a "well-informed leader" who guides the flock for a smooth flight around obstacles.

Algal bloom caused by Noctiluca scintillans in the Arabian Sea. – Special Arrangement.

Real-time identification of algal blooms a reality

K. S. Sudhi

Researchers will now be able to quickly understand how parts of North Arabian Sea turn deep green and straw yellow at times.

A fixed dose combination is one that contains two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio of doses and available in a single dosage form. Photo: Karishma Anand.

India flooded with unsafe fixed dose combination drugs

R. Prasad

Many unapproved FDC formulations contain banned, restricted, or never approved drugs

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