Priyanka Vadra shares a meal with a woman in a field during her election campaign in Rae Bareli on Tuesday

Sikh protesters face water cannons at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi

Pope Francis drives through the crowd after celebrating an Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi (above) holds a giant japi, a traditional hat, presented to him during a rally in Nagaon

Christians offer prayers on Good Friday at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi

Voters wait in long queues to cast their ballots for the Lok Sabha election in Moradabad on Thursday

Coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express that derailed near Jagiroad station in Assam’s Morigaon district on Wednesday

Police personnel stop Congress workers who were holding a demonstration in front of the residence of BJP leader Subramanian

India

SC to hear curative plea in open court.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in open court next week the curative plea filed by gay rights activists against its order criminalising homosexuality.

Newsmakers

Astronomers discover ‘upside-down’ planet

In a chance discovery, astronomers have spotted an ‘upside-down’ planet in the first ever “self-lensing” binary star system confirmed about 2,600 light-years away.

Sports

Bedi, Yuvi join hands for youth

The Yuvraj Singh Centre of Excellence has tied up with the Bishen Bedi Cricket Coaching Trust under which camps will be conducted across the country to select a team that will be taken to different co

Editorial

Moyes for the slaughter

What chance did the “Chosen One” have in filling the boots of the football manager of the millennium? It was on the cards that David Moyes would get the boot at Manchester United, which is not only one of the English Premier League’s most successful teams but also a money-spinner to be reckoned with in world pro sport.

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Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.