Suresh Prabhu (right) and MoS Manoj Sinha arrive at Parliament House with Railway Budget papers—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

NDA woos its ‘friends, allies’ over land bill

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu addresses a press conference in New Delhi after presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16. (Photo:AP)

Arvind Kejriwal, MHA tussle over appointment of chief secretary

Jitan Ram Manjhi likely to launch a new party (Photo: PTI/File)

Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session in New Delhi on Wednesday. — PTI

Anna Hazare and Medha Patkar during an agitation against the land acquisition ordinance in New Delhi on Wednesday. — PTI

Rahul Gandhi to be Congress chief in April?

International

Some signs of tension among ISIS militants

As the Islamic State (ISIS) group tries to expand and take root across West Asia, it is struggling in Syria — part of its heartland — where it has stalled or even lost ground while fighting multiple e

India

Justice delayed & denied for Raja Man Singh

February 21, 2015 marks thirty years since the murder of the erstwhile Raja Man Singh, the younger brother of Maharaja Brijendra Singh of Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

Metros

Rash Driving: Drivers must be in control

A sessions court, while upholding the jail term of a trial court which had held a bus driver guilty of causing death of a scooterist, said that it was the responsibility of every driver to be in full

Newsmakers

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith win big

Singers Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran were the big winners at the 2015 Brit Awards, both artists taking home two gongs apiece.

Sports

Fans have a gala time as World Cup rolls on

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Editorial

States await the Budget

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given wings to his idea of cooperative federalism with his wholehearted acceptance of the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission, whose key recommendation was

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How does it feel to be raped?

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