Manohar Lal Khattar, flanked by Central Observers Dinesh Sharma and Venkaiah Naidu, accepts greetings of well wishers in Chandigarh. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar
Manohar Lal Khattar, flanked by Central Observers Dinesh Sharma and Venkaiah Naidu, accepts greetings of well wishers in Chandigarh. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar

Khattar to be Haryana Chief Minister

He is the first leader from the BJP and also the first non-Jat to become the Chief Minister of the State. »

Jaitley puts in place spending reforms

Devolution of powers to lift GDP growth by 0.5-1 percentage point »


The Sena has deputed party MP Anil Desai and senior leader Subhash Desai for talks.

Sena leaders fly to Delhi

BJP sources say Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray could also make a trip to Delhi. »

Modi to be in Srinagar on Diwali

He will spend the festival with flood-affected people, even as the BJP is gearing up for elections in the state. »

Tamil Nadu

IAF helicopter on a rescue mission at Kallipatti in Dindigul district. Photo: G. Karthikeyan

10 persons trapped in flash floods in Dindigul rescued

Even as monsoon rains continued to lash the southern districts, the IAF and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) responded with lightning speed to an SOS from Chief Minister O. Panneerselva... »
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BJP cadre led by K.Lakshman attempting to gatecrash into Collectorate as part of their protest against power cuts in Nalgonda on Tuesday. Photo: Singam Venkataramana

Power crisis, sharing of water generates heat

Contentious sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh turned murkier on Tuesday with major political parties getting into agitation mode. The day saw TRS workers... »
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Actress Poonam Kaur, India’s top badminton players Sikki Reddy, Pradnya Gadre and Director Apollo Cancer Hospital Vijay Anand Reddy along with tiny tots during “Let’s be in Pink of Health-Fight Cancer” campaign to spread awareness on breast cancer in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf

Awareness camp on cancer held at Apollo Hospital

To spread awareness among the youth on breast cancer, Apollo Cancer Hospital on Tuesday organised a campaign “Let’s be in pink of health - fight cancer’ which was attended among others by actress P... »
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A file picture of North Brook Jute Co Ltd. The mill located at Champdani in the State's Hooghly district was closed after CEO was lynched by workers on June 16, 2014. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

Jute mill managers escape ‘NorthBrook’ type incident after workers turn violent

A replay of the NorthBrook Jute Mill incident of May 18, 2014 when a senior mill manager was lynched to death by a mob of irate workers was narrowly averted on Sunday when three managers of the In... »
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"Since producers have agreed to remove (Lyca Productions’) name from the title and banner, the conflict has been resolved and decks have been cleared for (the film's) release this Deepavali" »

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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