Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi during an election rally at Karkarduma in New Delhi. AP

Former minister Matang Sinh in Kolkata on Saturday. — PTI

Pieces from the 173-set Nizam jewels.

Former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan addressing a press conference in Chennai on Friday. Photo: PTI

‘Deeply pained’, says dismissed foreign secretary Sujatha Singh

BJP asks 120 MPs to join battle in Delhi(Photo: PTI)

S. Jaishankar takes charge at South Block, and says: “My priorities are the government’s priorities.”

PM Modi for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra?

International

Power supply cut to Bangladesh PM Khaleda’s office

Bangladesh authorities on Saturday cut the power to Opposition leader Khaleda Zia’s office in an apparent bid to force her to call off a crippling anti-government transport blockade.

India

Speakers must rise above political line: Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Saturday that Speakers and presiding officers of various state legislatures should rise above political lines and only then will members of all political part

Metros

Over 8,000 illicit liquor bottles seized

Just a week before Delhi polls, a joint team of Delhi police and Election Commission officials on Friday seized nearly 500 boxes of illicit liquor worth Rs 15 lakhs from west Delhi’s Uttam Nagar area.

Newsmakers

Uncourtly intrigue in Charles’ ‘Wolf Hall’

The royal household of Prince Charles is so rife with infighting and back-stabbing among his staff that it has been dubbed Wolf Hall, a new biography of the prince has claimed.

Sports

Unhappy Dwayne Bravo quits Tests

Just weeks after being dropped from the West Indies’ World Cup squad, a ‘disillusioned’ Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket.

Editorial

Team India? Where is it?

The Indian team went without a win in the one-day tri-series Down Under, thus ending a generally miserable tour of Australia on the same disastrous note as it had begun.

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Dining

Anglo Indian cuisine takes tenets from...

Modi art sells for Rs 1.30 crore

NaMo is the buzz in the art world after an artwork titled ‘Om Namo Shivay’, created by artist Satish Gupta in collaboration with PM Narendra Modi, ...

I travelled to Hampi recently and was blown away by the palace and temple ruins, and the fascinating landscape it was set in. To make it even more interesting, I stayed in a wildlife resort nearby.

President Barack Obama’s visit to India as the chief guest for our 66th Republic Day was a first since, surprisingly, no other US President had come in this capacity before.