A file photo of BJP leader L.K. Advani (right) and Murli Manohar Joshi
A file photo of BJP leader L.K. Advani (right) and Murli Manohar Joshi

Babri case: SC issues notices to BJP leaders

The notices have been issued on a plea against dropping off conspiracy charges against them in the Babri Masjid demolition case. »
The inmates who managed to escape from Nagpur central jail on Tuesday morning.

Five accused escape from Nagpur prison

Jail authorities suspect that the inmates might have escaped using blankets to cross the security wall of the jail. »
People cross a temporary bridge in flooded area in Anantnag district in Kashmir. Photo: Nissar Ahmad

Jhelum flowing below flood level in Valley

Although the weather has been cloudy, there has been no fresh rainfall over the past 24 hours which has eased the flood concerns »  


A rally against the Centre’s land acquisition policy may turn out to be the first public appearance of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi after his expected return around mid-April from a sabbatical at an undisclosed location abroad. File photo

Rally against land Bill to be Rahul’s comeback show

In his absence, Sonia mobilised public opinion, united the opposition »
A family returning from Yemen arrives at the Kochi International Airport on Monday.

4,000 Indians to leave Yemen in ships, planes

Centre sending V.K. Singh to Djibouti; Indian operations will comprise of a combination of civil and military efforts, including passenger ferries, IAF and Air India aircraft and naval ships »


Kutle Khan (centre) with members of the band.

Tunes from the Thar

Kutle Khan, well-known folk singer from Rajasthan, who performed in the city recently, talks to us on the enduring charm of desert music and his project to help the Manganiyar community »
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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu being shown around Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. - A TV Grab

A.P. CM seeks Singapore help to make cities clean

On the second and final day of his visit to Singapore, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu was shown around Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Tao Payoh Town in the forenoon on Tuesday. ... »
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Pro-Dalit parties call for a ban on 'Komban' ahead of its release on Thursday, alleging that it is glorifying a particular community. The issue brings to fore issues of freedom of speech and censorsh... »

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Placing Wealth over Health

The Union Budget 2015-16 continues to place healthcare at the periphery of the state's activities. Sumanth C. Raman calls for greater public allocation to healthcare by the central govt and makes the case for improving quality in govt hospitals. Read more. »


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