The Bachchan family — Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek and Aishwarya — after voting in the Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai

AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, along with his party leaders, during a roadshow on the way to file his nomination papers

Priyanka Vadra shares a meal with a woman in a field during her election campaign in Rae Bareli on Tuesday

Sikh protesters face water cannons at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi

Pope Francis drives through the crowd after celebrating an Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi (above) holds a giant japi, a traditional hat, presented to him during a rally in Nagaon

Christians offer prayers on Good Friday at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi

Voters wait in long queues to cast their ballots for the Lok Sabha election in Moradabad on Thursday


Mulayam’s prestige at stake in this phase in UP

In the third phase of polls in Uttar Pradesh, it is the Samajwadi Party’s prestige that is at stake in an area that is known as Yadavland.


Fire claims 6 of family in Zakir Nagar

Six members of a family, including four children, were charred to death in mysterious circumstances while sleeping late on Wednesday night in the Zakir Nagar area of southeast district.


Y chromosome was born 180m years ago

The Y chromosome, which distinguishes males from females at the genetic level, appeared some 180 million years ago, according to a new study.


Shamim surges into lead

Former champion Shamim Khan added a 5-under 67 to his overnight 66 to emerge atop a packed leaderboard at the end of the second round of the Surya Nepal Masters at the Gokarna Forest Resort in Kathman


Design to polarise Hindu votes?

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s reputation turned dodgy after the Gujarat pogrom on his watch in 2002, but he gained legal relief — and political fillip — when the Supreme Court-appointed SIT held that direct evidence couldn’t be found to hold him legally culpable for the massacre for which fingers pointed at him.

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Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.