Summons to Manmohan Singh stayed by Supreme Court

Madhya Pradesh Congress workers burn an effigy of Union minister of state Giriraj Singh in Bhopal to protest . (Photo: PTI)

(From right) Mustafa Kamal and Zaka Ashraf during a press conference in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo: AP)

Emergency services tackle an electrical fire under the pavement near Holborn, London, on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. (Photo: PTI/File)

Orissa governor S.C. Jamir and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Orissa on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Kashmiri villagers perform funeral prayers in the village of Laden at Chadoora, some 40 km west of Srinagar.(Photo: AFP)

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Asif Ali Zardari to launch daughter in politics

As Bilawal Bhutto is resolute about leading the Pakistan People’s Party on his own terms, his father Asif Ali Zardari is contemplating launching daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto as a potential leader.


1,500 companies fail to get women on board, to face Sebi action

Close to 1,500 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) will come under fire from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for failing to appoint one women director on their board.


Summons to Manmohan Singh stayed by Supreme Court

Giving huge relief to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had also briefly held the coal portfolio, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the summons by a special court for his appearance in a c


Funds for civic bodies released

In a bid to end deadlock over non-payment of salaries by BJP-ruled municipal corporations, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Wednesday decided to release their share of funds and instructed them to im


Kim Kardashian and David Cameron are cousins

In a sensational claim, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he is related to reality TV star Kim Kardashian.


Mustafa Kamal quits as ICC president, attacks N Srinivasan

Mustafa Kamal resigned as president of the International Cricket Council on Wednesday with an outspoken attack on the world governing body after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy.


Don’t put off tobacco warnings

The ill effects of tobacco use have been scientifically documented. So, to move ahead and implement the fuller recommendations of the international tobacco control treaty was the indicated course.

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Here & Now


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Chasing the last name

Be it Rahul Gandhi or Arjun Tendulkar, a famous last name often brings with it so much pressure

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.