Orissa governor S.C. Jamir and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Orissa on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Kashmiri villagers perform funeral prayers in the village of Laden at Chadoora, some 40 km west of Srinagar.(Photo: AFP)

VVIP security: Arun Jaitley given ‘Z-plus’ cover

PM Modi interacts with key ministers of state to get feedback

People are rescued from their homes after flood water entered into their houses at Hamdaniya colony in Srinagar on Monday. -PTI

A J&K policeman and a civilian rescues a woman after flood waters entered Hamadania Colony in Bemina, Srinagar, on Monday. -PTI

Chief Justice of India H.L. Dattu justifies conference on Good Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Family members of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya receive the Bharat Ratna from Presiden Pranab Mukherjee. (Photo: G.N. Jha)


Syria launches cigar business despite raging war

In Syria’s north-western province of Latakia, workers roll the country’s first locally made cigars, a new product being launched despite the devastating civil conflict now in its fifth year.


1,500 companies fail to get women on board, to face Sebi action

Close to 1,500 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) will come under fire from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for failing to appoint one women director on their board.


PM Modi to UPA: Where did money go?

Terming the recent Rs 2-lakh crore coal auction as a major success, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the previous UPA government should explain where did the money go when it had allocat


CNG price cut by 60 paise in capital

A day after the announcement of reduction in prices of domestically-produced natural gas, the Indraprastha Gas Limited, a joint venture of GAIL (India), BPCL and the Delhi government, on Wednesday ann


Kim Kardashian and David Cameron are cousins

In a sensational claim, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he is related to reality TV star Kim Kardashian.


Don’t put off tobacco warnings

The ill effects of tobacco use have been scientifically documented. So, to move ahead and implement the fuller recommendations of the international tobacco control treaty was the indicated course.

Here and Now

Here & Now


Actress Amyra Dastur is simple,...


Be it nutty chocolate eggs, hot cross...

Chasing the last name

Be it Rahul Gandhi or Arjun Tendulkar, a famous last name often brings with it so much pressure

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.