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

Unconsolable father Gaya Ram reacts as the police retrieve the body of his daughter Prasamsah in Kathmandu (Photo: AFP)

Portraits and a wall clock are seen hanging in the remains of a house damaged in Saturday’s earthquake (Photo: AP)

International

Nepal quake toll could reach 10,000, Government on ‘war footing’, says PM Sushil Koirala

The death toll in Nepal's earthquake could reach 10,000, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala told Reuters on Tuesday, ordering intensified rescue efforts and appealing for foreign supplies of tents and med

India

SC stays Maharashtra Assembly's privilege motion notice to Shobhaa De

The Supreme Court today stayed the breach of privilege motion notice issued against author Shobhaa De by Maharashtra Assembly Speaker for her tweets on the state government's decision to make it manda

Metros

Documentary tracks ex-AAP leader’s political journey

It’s the autumn of 2013. A group of Aam Aadmi Party workers are campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections and in the helm of affairs is Shazia Ilmi.

Newsmakers

Just an hour of TV daily can make kids obese

Kindergartners and first-graders who watch as little as one hour of television daily are more likely to be overweight or obese than children who watch TV for less than 60 minutes each day, according t

Sports

IPL 8: Boult jolt for Kings XI Punjab

Sunrisers Hyderabad came up with a fighting performance to beat bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab by 20 runs at the PCA Stadium here on Monday.

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.

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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.