Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. AP

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in Mumbai on Tuesday. — PTI

The Prime Minister signs autographs for children in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

O. Panneerselvam after taking the oath as CM of Tamil Nadu on Monday. — PTI

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sworn in, reaches out to Taliban

India's Gold medalist Seema Punia stands on the podium during the medal ceremony. (Photo: AP)

International

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sworn in, reaches out to Taliban

Ashraf Ghani, a one-time US-based academic, was sworn in as new President of Afghanistan on Monday and used his inaugural speech to call for Taliban insurgents to join peace talks after 13 years of wa

India

RBI keeps policy rates unchanged in review

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan kept the policy rates unchanged on Tuesday and said the key to the turnaround growth path in the second half of the year is predicated on the revival of investment activity

Metros

Nine child workers rescued

Nine children, most of who were engaged as helpers, have been rescued by the city administration during a child labourers rescue operation in East Delhi.

Newsmakers

Auction house Sotheby’s announces first Asia week

International auction house Sotheby’s will launch its first “India and Islamic Week” in London, a high profile series of public exhibitions that will feature works never offered before, including pain

Sports

Kapil Dev’s dual conquest in cricket and English

Kapil Dev made an honest admission in saying that the English gave us cricket which they don’t play very well and the English language that he personally does not speak very well.

Editorial

After the promises, Modi must deliver

The jugalbandi at New York’s Madison Square Garden between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NRIs and others of Indian origin settled in America set the place on fire.

Bollywood

The actor has reserved a slot for Bang...

Hollywood

Hollywood star Brad Pitt says after...

Parties

This couple is touring the world with...

Dining

In the spirit of International Coffee...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

Egos or simple ambition? Expediency or strategy? Betrayal or good, old-fashioned politics? What lies behind the big splits in Maharashtra, virtually at the 11th hour before the elections?