Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Mehrishi being welcomed as the new Home Secretary at North Block in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

The police escort former media executive Indrani Mukerjea from a city court in Mumbai on Monday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

Women protesters at a mass sit-in-protest as they demand Inner Line Permit System in Manipur. (Photo: PTI)

Jitan Ram Manjhi, Ram Vilas Paswan and Amit Shah during a meeting in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Patidar community members take out a rally in Bhopal in support of the Hardik Patel-led agitation. (Photo: PTI)

Bimal Julka, Arun Jaitley and Narendra Modi during the release of the digital version of Ramcharitmanas. (Photo: PTI)

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the media on the World Hindi Conference in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Hamid Ansari with Syed Shahabuddin during the golden jubilee celebration of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat. (Photo: PTI)


Barack Obama will get survival course on a reality show

US President Barack Obama will trek through Alaska’s wilderness and get a “crash course in survival techniques” from British adventurer Bear Grylls, US television producers announced Monday.


India’s Q1 GDP growth dips by 0.5 per cent

Growth slows on account of sluggish industrial growth; experts see no correction over next two quarters


Is Arunachal second Bermuda Triangle of world?

The flying zone over the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh is turning out to be the devil’s triangle, one that has engulfed at least 10 helicopters since 2001.


Delhi to have separate cell for Northeast community, says Arvind Kejriwal

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the Delhi government will soon form a cell to proactively handle issues confronting the Northeastern community residing in the national capital and f


Dramatic grand finale mesmerises audience

Designer Gaurav Gupta’s grand finale at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 turned out to be high on drama.


India, South Africa series named after Gandhi & Mandela

Future bilateral engagements between India and South Africa will be known as the Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela series and Test matches between the two will be played for the Freedom Trophy, it was ann


Base all quotas on economic criteria

After tasting spectacular success in Gujarat, the 22-year old Patidar (Patel) leader Hardik Patel, clamouring for either bringing his prosperous community within the ambit of OBC reservations or scrap

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Here & Now
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Art of slowness

The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

Basking in sun and sand, Jordan, even sans greenery, is a soothing sight

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.