Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, greets newly appointed Chief Minister of Maharashtra state Devendra Fadnavis. Photo: AP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during the 'Run for Unity' at Rajpath. Photo: PTI

A. Raja at the Patiala House courts complex in New Delhi on Friday. — PTI

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Nitin Gadkari (right) greets Maharashtra chief minister-designate Devendra Fadnavis in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

BJP President Amit Shah with Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis after a meeting in New Delhi. PTI

British defence secretary Michael Fallon (centre) speaks with military officers as he visits the India Gate war memorial. -AP

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Business

Petrol and diesel cut; BSE, Nifty at new high

The state-owned oil marketing companies on Friday cut petrol price by Rs 2.41 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on the back of falling international oil prices.

India

Run for Unity: Sardar Patel gets centrestage

In a move replete with political symbolism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually lessened the significance of Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary by marking October 31 as the birth anniversary of anot

Metros

Water, sewerage projects in illegal colonies fast-tracked

Lakhs of people living in unauthorised colonies across the city would finally have water and sewerage facilities as the Delhi Jal Board is clearing up a range of projects.

Sports

Fans call India-Sri Lanka series a mood spoiler, malaise

Even if it is doomsday, there are many in India who would not budge from their television set broadcasting a cricket match. But not every game can stick a fanatic to his chair.

Editorial

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No right-minded person would deny Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel his place in history as the strongman who merged more than 550 princely states into free India.

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For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.