JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar

ABVP activists protest against an event at JNU supporting Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

R.K. Pachauri

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav presents the State budget for 2016-17 at Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Photo: PTI)

Smriti Irani condemns protest march in JNU against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. (Photo: Twitter)

24-year-old Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna (Photo: Twitter)

Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old Mumbai student killed in an encounter by Gujarat police in 2004. (Photo: PTI)


Madhesis and 3 top parties to solve demarcation row

Nepal’s three major parties and the agitating Madhesi front on Friday reached an agreement to form a political mechanism to resolve delineation of provinces under the federal structure of the new Cons


Don’t panic, we are still strong: Arun Jaitley

Trying to reassure inves-tors amid biggest weekly drop in Sensex in over six years, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that investors must keep faith in the “inherent strength” of Indian ec


Al Qaeda, LeT plotted further strikes after 26/11: Headley

Pakistani-American Lashkar terrorist David Coleman Headley, on the fourth day of his testimony via video as an approver in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack trial, told the court on Friday about further p


JNU turns into political battleground

The Jawaharlal Nehru University has turned into a political battleground after its students’ union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday by Delhi police personnel in plainclothes.


Neem extract may help treat pancreatic cancer

A natural extract derived from the neem tree, commonly found in India, could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer without harming normal, healthy cells, a new study has claimed.


Indian board bans Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf for five years

Tainted Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf was on Friday banned for five years by the BCCI after its disciplinary committee found him guilty of corrupt practices and bringing the game into disrepute.


Knowledge from darkness

The world of science is agog. Albert Einstein was always right and we can say so with even greater authority now that gravitational waves have been recorded.

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I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.