Over 300 people died in the floods that devastated large parts of Kashmir. (Photo: PTI)

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj releases an E pasport during the Passport Seva Divas function. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering at the foundation stone laying ceremony. (Photo: PTI)

The Dalai Lama blows out a candle on a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. (Photo: AFP)

Pilgrims remain stranded after roads and bridges collapsed due to heavy rainfall near Sonprayag. (Photo: PTI)

BJP action on ministers after polls in Bihar (Photo: PTI)

Nestle begins to destroy tonnes of Maggi noodles

Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi. (Photo: PTI)


Fears of Greek euro exit hit global markets

Global stocks slumped on Monday over fears that Greece may be heading for a eurozone exit, with the single currency area’s debt-laden nations and banking equities hardest hit.


RBI says Raghuram Rajan was misquoted

Reserve Bank of India on Sunday said that a section of the press has “mis-characterised governor Raghuram Rajan’s remarks at the AQR conference at London Business School on June 25, as saying “the wor


Congress: Vasundhara Raje illegally occupying palace

The Congress on Monday accused Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje of “forcible illegal occupation” of Dholpur Palace along with Mr Lalit Modi through a private company.


Soon, get routes, frequency, timing of buses on app

In a bid to encourage Delhiites to switch to public transport, commuters in the city will soon get exact schedule, location and seat availability in DTC and cluster buses and details required to hire


Disney World bans selfie-sticks in all parks

It may be a rage to click selfies at amusement parks but Walt Disney World is in no mood to oblige and has banned selfie-sticks from its theme parks across the world, citing safety concerns.


PM can’t remain silent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regular address to the nation, through the AIR broadcast Mann Ki Baat on some Sundays which is picked up by television channels, can be thought of as an extension of his

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It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.

The declaration of a state of Emergency in India forty years ago is a matter of debate even now.