Rahul Gandhi meets the families of farmers, who committed suicide due to their crop failure, in Mandya district. (Photo: PTI)

Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali.

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu launches the app on Friday. (Photo: Asian Age)

Mayawati pays tribute to party founder Kanshi Ram on his 9th death anniversary in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

PM Modi with LJP chief and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan during an election rally in Begusarai (Photo: PTI)

PM Modi waves to his supporters during an election rally in Nawada on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

Independent MLA Sheikh Abdur Rashid shouts after being thrashed by BJP legislators. (Photo: AFP)

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav addressing a press conference in Lucknow on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)


Rupert Murdoch suggests Barack Obama isn’t ‘real black President’

The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, is suggesting that President Barack Obama isn’t a “real black President.”


Standard Chartered to fire 1,000 top officers

Standard Chartered’s new chief executive Bill Winters plans to cut up to a quarter of the bank’s most senior staff to reduce costs, according to a memo sent to staff, a move likely to result in the lo


Shashi Deshpande resigns from Sahitya Akademi

Award-winning author Shashi Deshpande Friday resigned from the Sahitya Akademi General Council expressing “a sense of strong disappointment” over the literary body’s silence on the killing of Kannada


Ghulam Ali accepts invite, to perform in Delhi

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali has accepted the Delhi government’s invitation to perform in the national capital in December.


Tunisian mediators win Peace Nobel

Winners hail award as ‘tribute to martyrs’, award gets praise from world as ‘beacon of hope’ for region


Gender equality: IAF flies first sortie

he prospect of Indian women pilots roaming the skies in fighter jets soon is wonderful because it would strike a mighty blow for gender equality.

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