TMC supporters jubilate after their win in Kolkata Municipal Corporation election, in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

The socialite-columnist had moved the apex court against the notice issued by the Assembly Speaker. (Photo: PTI)

Nepalese victims of Saturday’s earthquake lie inside an Indian Air Force helicopter(Photo: AP)

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar (Photo: PTI)

No ‘saffronisation’ of education: Smriti Irani (Photo: PTI)

Courts’ vetting of cases hinder decisions: Finance minister (Photo: PTI)

BCCI’s Anurag Thakur hits back at N Srinivasan

International

70 years on, Nazi camp survivor recalls Dachau liberation

French former World War II deportee Clement Quentin had lost all hope and was simply “waiting to die” when US forces liberated the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau on April 29, 1945.

Business

Time Warner Cable open to merge with Charter

Time Warner Cable Inc is open to merger discussions with Charter Communications Inc following a failed $45 billion bid by Comcast Corp, according to people familiar with the matter.

Metros

Government to hospitals: Treat all disaster victims for free

The Delhi government on Tuesday instructed all government and private hospitals, including nursing homes, in the national capital to provide free treatment to all victims in case of natural calamities

Newsmakers

Salman Rushdie blasts PEN’s Hebdo tribute critics

Salman Rushdie on Monday defended the PEN American Centre’s plans to honour the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of six writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation.

Sports

Cheteshwar Pujara’s dismissal irks Yorkshire fans

India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara’s contentious dismissal in an English County Championship match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire created a mini-controversy as some home team fans booed the

Editorial

Xiaomi’s Tata coup

Industrialist Ratan Tata has created quite a flutter by becoming the first Indian to invest in the cash-rich, fifth-largest smartphone vendor in India, the Chinese $45-billion Xiaomi Corp.

Here and Now


Here & Now
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Hollywood

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Parties

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Dining

From cold soups made with cucumber,...

Social media venom

Is free speech online being too regrettably misused, most often at someone else’s cost?

The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.