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Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the blessings of his mother on Wednesday. Photo: Special Arrangement
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the blessings of his mother on Wednesday. Photo: Special Arrangement

Modi seeks mother's blessings on birthday

Modi, who turned 64 on Wednesday, spent about 25 minutes with his mother Hiraba, who also donated Rs.5,001 towards Kashmir flood relief. »

Former Assam DGP Shankar Barua commits suicide

Barua was interrogated recently by the CBI in connection with the Saradha scam. »
President Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a 4-day visit on Wednesday visited the historic ‘Cu Chi’ tunnels near Ho Chi Minh City, one of the most visible and historical vestiges of Vietnam’s national liberation war. Photo: Special Arrangement

Pranab visits historic ‘Cu Chi’ tunnels in Vietnam

"I marvel at the astuteness, tenacity and courage of the heroic cadres who lived and operated from these tunnels," he wrote in the visitors' book. »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

CPI(M) MPs to donate Rs 50 lakh each for J&K relief

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday decided that all its legislators would donate Rs. 50 lakh each from their Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds for r... »
With the red carpet being rolled out in the decked-up Ahmedabad in anticipation of Chinese Premier Xi Jinping's visit on Wednesday, a huge tea kettle is on display to add to the attractions.
Ahmedabad, September 17, 2014

Red carpet welcome, Gujarati cuisine await Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Ahmedabad on Wednesday afternoon on the first leg of his three-day India visit during which trade and investment are expected to top the agenda of talks wit... »
Army spokesman did not specify if the militants were infiltrating from PoK or were already operating locally. File Photo
Srinagar, September 17, 2014

Two militants killed in encounter near LoC

Two militants were on Wednesday killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Macchil Sector of Kashmir Valley. “In the wee hours today, two unknown terro... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

Governments lack concern for female child: SC

Pulling up the Union and State governments for the “sloppy” implementation of the pre-natal sex determination law despite its existence for the past 20 years, a Supreme Court Bench of Justices Dip... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

IAF Chief oversees relief operations

Giving further push to the ongoing rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman and IAF Chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Tuesday carried ou... »
People cross the damaged Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only road that connects Kashmir with the rest of the country, near Srinagar on Tuesday.
Photo: Nissar Ahmad
New Delhi, September 17, 2014

J&K gets ready to assess damage

As floodwaters recede in Jammu and Kashmir, the State government is gearing up to the challenge of assessing the damage to infrastructure.The government asked the divisional commissioners o... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Brazil. File photo
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

China keen on pushing reactors

Beijing is expected to push its new-generation APC1000 nuclear reactors during talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. The two leaders are expected to dis... »
BEIJING/ NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

Xi’s visit a defining moment in India-China ties

China and India have described President Xi Jinping’s visit to New Delhi on Wednesday as a defining moment in ties, whose trajectory would have a major impact across the globe.President Xi w... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

Gadkari meets Maharashtra BJP leaders

In a bid to resolve the seat-sharing issue between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena for the October 15 elections in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday met Maharashtr... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

BJP slides in by-polls, but history backs trend

In the by-elections that have been held since its massive victory in the 2014 general elections, the BJP has won just over half the seats it held while the Congress has increased its tally to doub... »

Minorities’ panel to write to Rajnath to curb hate speeches

SC suggests reopening of Army gunrunning case

Jubilant Congress declares end of ‘Modi government’s honeymoon period’

Cabinet panel clears several key postings

Digvijaya takes on Rajnath for ignorance of ‘Love Jihad’

HC verdict a major relief to Vadra

Ruling parties leading in Lok Sabha bypoll

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopens for traffic

Congress wrests 3 Assembly seats from BJP in Gujarat

New Delhi, September 17, 2014

HC to hear plea against Dattu’s appointment as CJI

Justice H.L. Dattu The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea filed by an advocate and a former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) woman officer against the appointment of Justice H.L. Dattu as the next Ch... »
Mumbai, September 17, 2014

Bypoll results a shock: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday described the results of the September 13 byelections as an “unexpected shock and surprise” and said there are lessons to be learnt from it for the coming Maharashtra as... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

Freedom fighter pension claim declared bogus

Seventy-two years after he claimed to have gone underground in the national freedom struggle in 1942, the Supreme Court confirmed a man’s pension claim as freedom fighter to be bogus.A Benc... »
BEIJING, September 17, 2014

South China Sea tensions cast a shadow

Tensions in the South China Sea between China and Vietnam cast their shadow on the eve of the visit to India by Chinese President Xi Jinping, after New Delhi and Vietnam declared their intent to j... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

India warms to BCIM idea

India has warmed to the idea of the BCIM (Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar) corridor that could prove to be a game-changer in regional linkages among the four countries.The BCIM corridor, lon... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

By-poll results knock BJP off its perch

Political fortunes fluctuate and electoral waves by nature are fleeting, the Bharatiya Janata Party was reminded on Tuesday as the results of the by-elections in various States came out. ... »
New Delhi, September 17, 2014

India looks for a positive after Japanese reversal

With Chinese President Xi Jinping arriving in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, experts argue that the India-China civil nuclear cooperation could see many benefits as India looks to multiply its current nu... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being garlanded by Gujrat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel at the felicitation function organised by Gujrat BJP at Tri Mandir in Gandhi nagar. Photo: Vivek Bendre
Gandhinagar, September 17, 2014

PM calls for strengthening federal structure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for strengthening the federal structure and said everyone had to work together as ‘Team India.’ Emphasising the significance of the full major... »
NEW DELHI, September 17, 2014

SP polarised the voters: BJP

Invoking ‘love jihad’ appeared to have had a negative effect, as the Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a major setback in Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat, losing 13 of... »
Rajasthan Congress President Sachin Pilot celebrates with the party's victory in by-polls wioth the party workers in Jaipur on Tuesday.-- Photo: PTI
New Delhi, September 17, 2014

By-poll results to have bearing on BJP-Sena ties

The poor showing of the BJP in the by-elections will have implications for the party’s seat-sharing talks with its Maharashtra ally, Shiv Sena. “With this kind of a result, how can the BJP demand... »

Minister moots mandatory rest for long distance drivers

Contest to send people to space

Activists ask CJI to order SIT probe on Ranjit Sinha’s visitors’ register

Bypoll results not according to expectations: BJP

Pranab praises Modi govt.’s ‘bold’ steps

Modi’s speech to be beamed live at Times Square

BJP’s string of bypoll losses continues

Rajasthan by-polls: Congress wrests three Assembly seats from BJP

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