Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav

Police charge Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad - PTI

Ex-servicemen undergo medical check-up as they continue their hunger strike. (Photo: PTI)

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Injured soldiers being evacuated in an Army helicopter (Photo: DC/ Showkat Dar)

Sheena Bora

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2015. (Photo: PTI)

International

Libya shipwreck toll rises to 111

Rescuers have retrieved from the sea the bodies of 111 migrants whose boat sank off the coat of Libya, the Red Crescent said on Saturday in a new toll.

Business

RBI not done with rate cut: Raghuram Rajan

Hinting at the fourth interest rate cut this year, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said he is not done with lowering rates and the central problem for the entire world remains slowing economic growth

Metros

Daughter releases book on Khushwant’s forgotten works

In the year he would have turned 100, a collection of Khushwant Singh’s forgotten works, as diverse as the man himself, have been put together by his daughter in the form of a book — Portrait of a Ser

Newsmakers

Lakme Fashion Week: ‘Geometric jewellery’, stars dazzle ramp

Day 4 kept up the fashion beat with a good mix of on the ramp and off the ramp events. The first half of the day saw two jewellery designers portraying different sensibilities.

Sports

Rahul Dravid gave Cheteshwar Pujara the reassurance

Relieved after notching up his first hundred in close to two years, India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Saturday thanked A team coach Rahul Dravid for reassuring him that there was “nothing wrong” wi

Editorial

In macro view, India is on a strong wicket now

The global risk aversion caused by the sudden devaluation of the Chinese currency (Yuan) during the second week of August had triggered a massive sell-off in global financial markets resulting in equi

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Hollywood

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Art of slowness

The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

Basking in sun and sand, Jordan, even sans greenery, is a soothing sight

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.