Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, greets newly appointed Chief Minister of Maharashtra state Devendra Fadnavis. Photo: AP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during the 'Run for Unity' at Rajpath. Photo: PTI

A. Raja at the Patiala House courts complex in New Delhi on Friday. — PTI

Warren Anderson, wanted for Bhopal gas tragedy, dies

Nitin Gadkari (right) greets Maharashtra chief minister-designate Devendra Fadnavis in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

BJP President Amit Shah with Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis after a meeting in New Delhi. PTI

British defence secretary Michael Fallon (centre) speaks with military officers as he visits the India Gate war memorial. -AP

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Business

Petrol and diesel cut; BSE, Nifty at new high

The state-owned oil marketing companies on Friday cut petrol price by Rs 2.41 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on the back of falling international oil prices.

India

Run for Unity: Sardar Patel gets centrestage

In a move replete with political symbolism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually lessened the significance of Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary by marking October 31 as the birth anniversary of anot

Metros

1 killed and 9 hurt as minibus overturns

A 50-year-old Northern Railway superintendent died while nine others, including three women, have been injured after a minibus they were travelling in turned turtle in Defence Colony area on Friday mo

Sports

Fans call India-Sri Lanka series a mood spoiler, malaise

Even if it is doomsday, there are many in India who would not budge from their television set broadcasting a cricket match. But not every game can stick a fanatic to his chair.

Editorial

The ghosts of 1971

The clashes on Thursday between Islamists and the police in several parts of Bangladesh, which were part of a nationwide strike to protest against the death sentence handed down to their leader, Matiu

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Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.