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Maharashtra BJP leaders Eknath Khadse and Vinod Tawde during a press conference after a meeting with party president Amit Shah at party headquarters in New Delhi on Sunday.
PTI Maharashtra BJP leaders Eknath Khadse and Vinod Tawde during a press conference after a meeting with party president Amit Shah at party headquarters in New Delhi on Sunday.
Maharashtra Assembly polls

BJP, Sena make last-ditch efforts to save alliance

BJP rejects Uddhav Thackeray’s final offer of 119 seats saying there was "nothing new" »
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, in New Delhi. Photo: V. Sudershan

Replacement of plan panel still under consideration

In reply to an RTI query, the Planning Commission said the final decision, as and when it is taken, on its replacement will be put in public domain. »
Not having a toilet remains the major problem in sanitation. File Photo
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

More men among toilet-sceptics in India

Extensive new evidence shows that building toilets alone will not eliminate open defecation in India as not everyone who has access to toilet, especially men, believe that it’s important to use it... »
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

e-evidence needs authentication: SC

Nine years after it maintained that courts could admit electronic records such as printouts and CDs as prima facie evidence without authentication, the Supreme Court has said the view is wr... »
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

Changes to MGNREGS may cut into wages

Union Minister of Rural Development Nitin Gadkari has proposed that the MGNREGS be restricted to only tribal and poor areas and the permissible labour to material ratio of expenses be changed from... »
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

Out-of-court settlement won’t absolve financial fraudsters: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said no compromises could be made in cases of financial fraud, which were not just “private or individual wrongs” but crimes against society that could trigger economic... »
Supreme Court lawyer Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, has been examined by the CBI in connection with the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. File photo
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

CBI examines Nalini Chidambaram in Saradha scam probe

Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, has been examined by the CBI in connection with the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. The CBI examined Ms. C... »
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

Portable PF account number to be launched on October 16

Retirement fund manager Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s ambitious project to provide portable Universal Account Numbers (UAN) to its subscribers will be launched on October 16.Besid... »
Plagued with complaints, Railways has stepped up efforts to improve catering services on trains. File photo: G. Ramakrishna
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

Order food via SMS on train from Sept 25

Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phone-based service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers.... »
Chandigarh, September 21, 2014

Air Force plane crash lands

One An-32 transport aircraft of the Air Force crash-landed at the Chandigarh airfield airport on Saturday evening. All eleven persons on board, including four crew members, are safe. They s... »
NEW DELHI, September 21, 2014

Sinha made no remark against Aircel-Maxis case: CBI

With its chief facing allegations in the Supreme Court that he overruled the recommendations of his investigators and the agency’s Director of Prosecution to file a charge sheet against accused pe... »
BJP leaders Muralidhar Rao and Vijay Jolly call on Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo.
COLOMBO, September 21, 2014

BJP seeks devolution of powers

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has urged Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to resume talks with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), its visiting leaders told The Hindu.In Colom... »

PM statement goes against RSS view, says Mayawati

All Naval ships will soon have stealth features

I&B ministry want more govt news to be given to DD, AIR

We’ll take every inch of Kashmir: Bilawal

Kejriwal, Bhushan put on trial in defamation case

200 heavily armed militants waiting across LoC: Army

Xi visit a success, but border stand-off a dampener: experts

CM to take final call onprobe against Ajit Pawar

Nod for probe against Ajit Pawar, Tatkare

Is it sincere, asks Khurshid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first address on the world stage will be at the United Nations General Assembly.
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

Modi to meet Netanyahu at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first address on the world stage at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will be followed by several meetings of international and regional importance. »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
New Delhi, September 22, 2014

Modi: India can rise again as global power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India had a chance to rise once again as a global economic power and suggested that, with his “clear road map” to channelise entrepreneurial capabilitie... »
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

Chinese media team calls off trip as India revokes ‘political clearance’

With the Union government withdrawing the “political clearance” granted to it, a high-profile Chinese media delegation has cancelled its trip to attend an Observer Research Foundation conference h... »
Ketan Desai
NEW DELHI, September 22, 2014

Outrage at Ketan Desai’s appointment as WMA chief

A shocked community of Indian doctors here and elsewhere has sought Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan’s intervention to stop the appointment of the “disgraced” former Medical Council of India (M... »
BSF personnels patrol on the fence at Internatinal Border in Jammu. Over 50 km of the three-tier border fencing and flood-lighting have been damaged by the recent floods along the LoC and IB in Jammu and Kashmir. File photo
Udhampur, September 21, 2014

Floods damage 50 km border fencing along LoC, IB in J&K

Over 50 km of the three-tier border fencing and flood-lighting have been damaged by the recent floods along the LoC and IB in Jammu and Kashmir and security forces are racing against time to repai... »
A view of the Madras Hight Court dome, in Chennai. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

Give reasons for seeking information under RTI: Madras HC

In a serious blow to transparency regime in the country, the Madras High Court has said RTI applicants must give reasons for seeking information as it gave relief to its Registry from disclosing f... »
Senior officers ignored colleagues’ demand for proof of allegations. Illustration: Satwik Gade
NEW DELHI, September 21, 2014
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Top cops divided on ‘love jihad’

“Love jihad” may be merely a fear fantasy of Hindutva propagandists, but the campaign has struck a chord with several senior police officers across the country. Such is the traction that... »
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

Modi, Hasina to meet in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on September 27 in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Mr. Modi wil... »
NEW DELHI, September 21, 2014

CBI seeks to book Bhushan, CPIL

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday sought the Supreme Court’s directive to register a criminal case against Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), its advocate Prashant Bhushan... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to all those who wished him for his birthday in Twitter. File Photo
New Delhi, September 21, 2014

Modi tweets ‘thank you’ for birthday wishes

People who wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi a happy birthday on September 17 are now thrilled to receive a reply to their tweets. Mr. Modi, caught up with the visit of Chinese Presiden... »

‘Muslims must take Modi’s remarks as a challenge’

DG-AIR in touch with stations through radio conferencing

More Chinese soldiers intrude into Chumar through different point

India awaits outcome of process initiated by Modi on Chinese incursions

Four militants killed in gunbattle with security forces

Tejpal reiterates plea for relevant documents

Cleanliness index soon to rank cities

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Modi confident of India-US strategic alliance

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