Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public rally at Moran in Dibrugarh, Assam, on Friday.(Photo: PTI)

Students from different colleges hold placards and Candles during a protest against the attack on a Tanzanian Girl. --PTI

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed addresses a gathering during a protest to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Islamabad on Friday. (Photo: AFP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi in Dibrugarh. (Photo: PTI)

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti with brother Syed Tasaduq Hussain during a party meeting in Jammu. (Photo: PTI)

Sushma Swaraj and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera with kids at a meeting in Colombo. (Photo: PTI)

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Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

International

Hafiz Saeed leads anti-India rally in Islamabad

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and Mumbai 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Friday led a march in Islamabad, ranting on the Kashmir issue, showing defiance in the face of India asking Pakistan to “r

Business

Tax kitty shows shortfall of 35 per cent, officials told to act fast

Alarm bells have rung in the finance ministry after net direct tax collections are showing a 35 per cent shortfall with only two months left for closing of the financial year.

India

Land deal: Congress demands Gujarat CM resignation

The Congress on Friday latched on to a controversy surrounding Anar Patel, daughter of Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel, to pose some questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demand a Supre

Metros

Delhi L-G offers Rs 300 crore loan to 2 MCDs from DDA to end stir

In a bid to end the 10-day strike called by around 90,000 civic workers, lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung announced a Rs 300-crore loan to two cash-strapped municipal corporations on Friday, but the pr

Newsmakers

New tarantula named after Johnny Cash

Scientists scouring the fields of Folsom, California found a new kind of black tarantula which they have named after Johnny Cash, the American music legend who sang of the jailhouse blues.

Sports

Stage set for IPL-9 auction thriller

Eight seasons ago when the T20 carnival that revolutionised cricket — IPL — was launched, it broke not just a few myths but also punctured the naysayers along the way.

Editorial

Questionable sanction

The Adarsh Housing scam of 2010 in Mumbai occurred when Congress leader Ashok Chavan was Maharashtra chief minister.

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