Himanta Biswa Sarma (centre), along with other dissident MLAs of the Congress, addresses the media after meeting governor. PTI

Storm in Parliament over Markandey Katju’s charges

CBI quizzes ex-PM secretary T.K.A. Nair on Coalgate

India's Ravindra Jadeja, second right, celebrates with his teammates including captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni -AP

Narayan Rane quits government, attacks Prithviraj Chavan

Barack Obama slams Vladimir Putin, calls chaos at crash site ‘insult’

Children of Major Amotz Greenberg, a 45-year-old Israeli reserve soldier killed fighting a group of Palestinian militants. AFP

Manipur man, 29, beaten to death

International

McDonald’s, KFC face food safety scandal

McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare on Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

Metros

Manipur man, 29, beaten to death

A 29-year-old man from Manipur was allegedly beaten to death by five men following an argument in South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area late on Sunday night.

Newsmakers

Morning people are unethical during the night

Researchers found that the level of dishonesty was found to be heightened when people were outside of their preferred time of day. In the morning, evening people are more unethical than morning people, the study found

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Cong-NC breakup in J&K no surprise

The public announcement by the Congress that it is parting ways with the National Conference, and that the governing partners in J&K would contest the Assembly election separately later this year, comes as no surprise. The Congress-NC alliance has been an uneasy coalition over the years, and this has been manifest from time to time.

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Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.