Kashmiri craftsmen make cricket bats from willow wood at a workshop near Srinagar. File Photo: Nissar Ahamad
The Hindu Kashmiri craftsmen make cricket bats from willow wood at a workshop near Srinagar. File Photo: Nissar Ahamad

Kashmir floods hit cricket bat industry

The waters have damaged Kashmir willow trees used to make the bats. »
People shift their belongings from Chaygaon village in Kamrup district of flood-hit Assam on Tuesday. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar

Flash floods claim 31 lives in Meghalaya

CM says actual death toll not known as many houses have been washed away »

We need help, not criticism, say Vrindavan widows

Angered by her recent remark that widows from West Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, they feel that if everyone started thinking this way, they would have no place to go. »
Kolkata, September 24, 2014

‘Sudipta met Trinamool leaders’

In a fresh development in the chit fund scam that has caused further discomfort to the Trinamool Congress, a Saradha Group employee said here on Tuesday that the company’s chairman and managing dir... »
Mathura, September 23, 2014

Speeding vehicle mows down 12 labourers in Mathura

Twelve labourers, including two women were killed while eight others injured after being mowed down by a speeding vehicle at the Kotban border in Mathura district on Tuesday, police said. T... »
Muzaffarpur, September 23, 2014

School Principal kidnapped in Bihar

The Director-cum-Principal of a school here and his driver have been allegedly abducted from near Jhapaha village of Bihar, police said on Tuesday.Satyanarayan Prasad (54) went missing alon... »
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut and BJP leader Vinod Tawde (right) at a press conference in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo: Vivek Bendre
Mumbai, September 23, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

Shiv Sena, BJP close to clinching deal

Just three days ahead of the closing of nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly election, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena appear to have sorted out their disagreements ove... »
PANAJI, September 23, 2014

Goa to work on wiping out scourge of open defecation

Goa Minister for Public Works Ramkrishna Dhavlikar on Tuesday vowed to end the bane of open defecation partially existing in the coastal tourist State, by implementing “Swatchcha Bharat” mission.<... »
SHIMLA, September 23, 2014

Ex-HC judge to look into fee hike issue in Himachal

As the student movement in Himachal Pradesh University against fee hike and banning of student union elections gained momentum after the brutal police action, the State government has started givin... »
In this September 21, 2014 photo, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addresses party MPs and MLAs in Mumbai.
MUMBAI, September 23, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

Check ground reality, Sena tells BJP

Reiterating that the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance is all set to defeat the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party government, the Sena on Tuesday taunted the BJP saying it must ch... »
LUCKNOW, September 23, 2014

U.P. launches road safety policy

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has stressed on collective efforts of the Government departments, people and the media to prevent road accidents and help mishap victims. Launching the UP State Road S... »
Gopeshwar, September 23, 2014

400 pilgrims visit Kedarnath by air

Over 400 pilgrims have visited Kedarnath temple by air since resumption of chopper service to the Himalayan shrine earlier this week after the monsoon. Choppers being operated by Himalaya... »
BHUBANESWAR, September 23, 2014

People queue up outside grievance cell for ‘instant redressal’

The City police on Monday had a tough time handling10,000 people, mostly elderly men and women, who gathered at Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell here to get their grievances redressed ‘instantly’. »

Mumbai ACB begins inquiry against suspended cop

BJP keeps options open on ties with Shiv Sena

Varun’s supporters show irk at BJP MP

Vegetarian campaign near mosque sparks clashes

Clicking till the last breath

Modi confidant leads talks with Shiv Sena

Goa Governor to welcome guests with basket of fruits instead of flowers

Police, hotel deny keeping northeast staff away during Xi visit

CBI interrogates bank officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, when the latter called on him in New Delhi on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI, September 23, 2014

Omar meets Modi, seeks rehab package for J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a special rehabilitation package for the flood-ravaged State. Such a package was necessary t... »
PANAJI, September 23, 2014

Forty Goa engineering students to be trained in developing structural concrete using plastic waste

A project on ‘Development of structural concrete using plastic waste as partial replacement for sand’, undertaken by the Goa Government Polytechnic, Mayem and University of Bath, United Kingdom wa... »
Asaram Bapu
New Delhi, September 23, 2014

SC rejects Asaram’s bail plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it could not grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on health grounds in the Jodhpur rape case as there seemed to be no urgency and critical witnesses were... »
Amitab Bachchan. File Photo: K. Pichumani
PANAJI, September 23, 2014

Amitabh Bachchan maybe chief guest for IFFI's 2014 inaugural

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is most likely to be invited as chief guest at the inaugural function of the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The IFFI 2014 will be held in Goa... »
In this September 22, 2014 photo, NCP chief Sharad Pawar arrives for the party's core committee meeting in Mumbai. Congress and NCP leaders met on Tuesday to decide on seat-sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly elections.
Mumbai/Delhi, September 23, 2014

Cong. caught off-guard

The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance in Maharashtra was still intact on Tuesday night but the latter caught its senior partner off-guard at the seat-sharing talks in Mumbai earli... »
LUCKNOW, September 23, 2014

Legendary Tunday kabab’s family in trade intrusion row

In what could be a most-watched legal battle for food connoisseurs, the owners of globally-renowned Tunday’s ‘kababs’ of the City of Nawabs now face a Rs.50 crore lawsuit over alleged trade infring... »
BHOPAL, September 23, 2014

M.P. proposes major changes in labour laws

After Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh has become the second State to propose major changes in labour laws, including the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947, and the Factory Act, 1948. Chaired by Chief... »
JAIPUR, September 23, 2014

Rajasthan to set up rehabilitation homes for the poor

The Rajasthan Rehabilitation of Beggars and Indigents Act, 2012, will come into effect from September 25.It would effectively mean that the government will set up rehabilitation homes for th... »
CUTTACK, September 23, 2014

Legal fraternity shocked over ex-AG’s arrest

Terming the arrest of former advocate General (AG) Ashok Mohanty by the CBI as “unfortunate”, the legal fraternity in Odisha have criticised the CBI for its high-handedness. The State Bar Council c... »
Rickshaw pullers wade through a flooded street after heavy showers in Guwahati on Monday.
Guwahati, September 23, 2014

Flash floods kill 15 in Assam

Army rescue teams were pressed into service after an SOS by Assam and Meghalaya on Monday following flash floods and landslides resulting from heavy rainfall since Saturday night. At least 15 peopl... »

Congress, NCP meet to fix seat sharing today

Heartburn over ticket distribution

Maurya’s comments are personal: Mayawati

Split with NCP more likely: Congress

Hindu outfit enters fray

Plan B ready, says Modi’s Maharashtra troubleshooter

Former Odisha AG Ashok Mohanty arrested in chitfund scam

Uttarakhand cops held for plotting robbery at UP jewellery store