Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare force-feeds a staffer of Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi on Wednesday. TV grab
Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare force-feeds a staffer of Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi on Wednesday. TV grab

Shiv Sena MP Vichare faces 8 police cases

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Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh (in picture) and her Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry had a telephonic conversation on Wednesday . Photo: V. Sudershan

India, Pak foreign secys to meet on Aug 25

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh finds himself at the centre of a controversy following former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's charge that the PMO under Singh had pushed with the highest judiciary for tenure extension to a Madras High Court judge facing corruption charges. File photo: Rajeev Bhatt

Govt wants Manmohan to clarify on corrupt judge issue

AIADMK triggers uproar in Rajya Sabha over the controversy. »
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday made suo motu statements in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Brazil for the BRICS Summit. Photo: PTI

'India to place special emphasis on neighbourhood'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a statement to this effect in Parlaiment on Wednesday. »


Patients being treated for encephalitis at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital near Siliguri. Photo: Kousik Roy

Encephalitis toll in West Bengal touches 83

Fever clinics have been set up in all district and sub-divisional hospitals of the region. The State government had issued a red alert in seven districts of North Bengal and cancelled the leave of hos... »
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Virtual Mechanic

Q. I’d booked a Skoda Rapid AT this May , due for delivery by June-end. Now I’ve been informed by a representative from Skoda India that no AT vehicles are in production, and to expect th... »
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Reliance's block in the KG basin

No gas from KG-D6 being supplied to Bangladesh: Govt

The government on Wednesday asserted that no gas from Reliance Industries’ eastern offshore KG-D6 block was being supplied to Bangladesh.In the run up to the general election, Aam Aadmi Par... »
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England's captain Alastair Cook.

The ghost that haunts England

Its lead batsmen under pressure, strike bowlers over-worked and lacking ideas, and a bare spin cupboard, England has an onerous task while chasing results for the rest of the series against India »
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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".

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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!

Known for seeking real-life inspirations for his films, he has opted for five newcomers for the film that revolves around the models who gain popularity after featuring in famous calendars. »

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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