He said the two parties were responsible for rising inequality, starvation deaths and unemployment in the country.
PTI He said the two parties were responsible for rising inequality, starvation deaths and unemployment in the country.

Gadkari hits out at Congress, NCP over Maharashtra Sadan row

He said UPA allies have tried to give a communal colour to the force-feeding incident »
 A member of the media walks past a vehicle, destroyed by an Israeli strike, after Palestinian fire fighters put out the fire, in Gaza City, early Saturday.

12-hour Gaza humanitarian ceasefire to start: Israel

The statement warns that "operational activities to locate and neutralize tunnels in the Gaza Strip will continue." »


‘UN mission on LoC vital’

Despite India’s objections to the UN observer mission at the Line of Control – UNMOGIP — visiting UN peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous believes it must stay. »

Swaraj meets Nepalese counterpart; discusses a range of issues

Looking at further expanding bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey in Kathmandu on a range of issues... »

Andhra Pradesh

Industrial policy to be investor-friendly

The policy, first after bifurcation, will try to increase revenue substantially. As per the white paper released by the government on industries, infrastructure and employment, the focus will be on ma... »
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Members of ladies clubs protesting against increase in crimes against women in Bangalore on Friday. — Photo: K. Murali Kumar Marathahalli rape case fall-out

Marathahalli rape case: division among parents

Even as the school in Marathahalli, where a six-year-old was raped, is all set to open on Monday, a section of the parents want a change in the management before they send their children back to s... »
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Egmore Railway station photographed in August 1947.

Egmore: from paddy fields to shopping malls

In the 1960s, when Gopi Prasad was growing up in Egmore, children from the neighbourhood would play hide and seek inside the Government Museum. “Back then, there was no charge to get in,” s... »
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UPSC aspirants sitting on a
hunger strike at Mukherjee Nagar in North Delhi
on Friday. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

Police action motivated, allege UPSC aspirants

The anger that spilled on to the streets on Thursday night resulting in arson and rioting did not dissipate by Friday morning in Mukherjee Nagar where several Civil Services aspirants had gathered... »
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Marc Llistosella.

Daimler readies next truck platform for India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a subsidiary of the German multi-national Daimler A.G., is working on its next truck platform for the Indian market. Referred to internally as Proj... »
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(L-R) Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus, Rajeev Asija, CEO, Aforserve and Tony Navin, sr. vice president, Snapdeal launching XonPhone 5 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Oplus India, a subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, today announced the launch of its first smartphone in the country — the XonPhone5, priced at Rs. 7,999. The company has launched the handset th... »
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WorldView with Suhasini Haidar

Extreme outcomes in the Great Game over Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

Free for all

An Uncritical Eye - "The World Before Her"

It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

The new movie is a thriller about an American woman who goes to Kolkata in search of her missing husband. As she gets closer to the truth, she finds herself at the centre of a dangerous conspiracy. »

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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