Union minister Nitin Gadkari is welcomed by supporters on his arrival at Nagpur airport on Tuesday —PTI

Haryana CM-designate M.L. Khattar meets the media in Chandigarh Tuesday. — PTI

Spurt in gold demand on Dhanteras due to lower prices

Amit Shah rejigs BJP portfolios: Om Mathur will handle Uttar Pradesh

Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP president Amit Shah after their meeting in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

Anant Geete and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI/DC)

Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show


Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of


Indian cracker industry fears rival in China firms

Workers in India’s lucrative firecracker industry say illegal Chinese imports are flooding the market and threatening their jobs as the country prepares for the festival of lights this week.


Spurt in gold demand on Dhanteras due to lower prices

The demand for gold zoomed on Dhanteras across India Tuesday as people flocked to buy the yellow metal given low prices and a pickup in economic activity.


Court seeks medical details of BSP MP’s wife

A city court on Tuesday directed the AIIMS medical superintendent to file all the medical records of former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh’s wife Jagriti, who along with her husband, was arrested in connectio


Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking


India cut ties with West Indies

Enraged BCCI throws Future Tours Programme booklet out of the window with regard to bilateral series against Windies but makes no mention of the damages it seeks to claim for the mid-tour pull-out


Nehru: Why the big fuss?

Members of the Nehru-Gandhi family being kept out of the official committee to observe the 125th anniversary of the birth of India’s visionary first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is no big deal.

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