The controversy over the alleged bugging at the residence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s house refused to die down with the Congress on Monday demanding a probe on the issue. File photo
PTI The controversy over the alleged bugging at the residence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s house refused to die down with the Congress on Monday demanding a probe on the issue. File photo

Congress demands probe into bugging reports

"It concerns the security of an important person in the Indian cabinet" »

U.S. criticises India’s “restrictive” religious laws

U.S. State Department released International Religious Freedom report on Monday. »
Jitu Rai (left) and Gurpal Singh celebrate after their event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.

Jitu Rai wins gold, Narang silver as shooters continue domination

India’s overall medal haul swelled to 25 with 7 gold, 11 silver and 7 bronze medals »


Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who appeared for Mr. Chavan, contended that his client had filed all the correct poll expenses in the 2009 Assembly elections.

HC stays EC order against Ashok Chavan

Notice issued to BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Kirit Somaiya and an independent candidate »
Union Public Service Commission's civil services examination aspirants burn their admit cards during a protest in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

UPSC issue will be resolved soon: Govt.

Scores of aspirants staged protests outside the office of the Union Public Service Commission in New Delhi, demanding scrapping of the Civil Service Aptitude Test »

Andhra Pradesh

AP govt. chants austerity mantra

It prescribes dos and don’ts for departments. Ministers, other dignitaries of Cabinet rank and officials drawing salary of Rs. 80,000 (fixed) would only be permitted to travel by air in business class... »
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Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. File photo: G.R.N. Somashekar

Arkavathi Layout: Siddaramaiah orders probe

A retired judge of the High Court of Karnataka would be appointed to conduct the judicial probe into alleged de-notification of lands acquired for formation of the Arkavathi Layout in Bangalore »
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The faithful prepare to celebrate Id-ul-Fitr by applying henna on their palms. A scene from a house in Kozhikode on Sunday. Photo: K. Ragesh

Id-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Tuesday

Muslims in Kerala will celebrate Id-ul-Fitr on Tuesday, marking the culmination of a month-long Ramzan fasting.Kazis in the State have declared the beginning of the Islamic month of Shawwal... »
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Partha Chatterjee

Left paid for ignoring caste issue, says expert

While identifying various defects of the mainstream Leftist parties in West Bengal, eminent social scientist Partha Chatterjee has said that the Left parties have failed to understand the caste-based... »
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File photo of a Mumbai sub-urban train.

2 ticket collectors suspended for strip-searching woman passenger

A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers (TC) after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second c... »
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Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

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