Supreme Court asks CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to keep away from 2G case(Photo: PTI)

Sant Rampal in a police cell at Panchkula on Thursday.(Photo: PTI)

China incursions don’t augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh (Photo: DC)

Suresh Prabhu puts high-speed rail corridors on fast track (Source: PTI)

A policeman keeps watch as followers leave the ashram of self-styled “godman” Rampal in Hisar, Haryana, on Wednesday. — AFP

Five Indian fishermen freed after Mahinda Rajapaksa’s pardon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter fan base crosses 8 million. Photo: AP

Senior CBI officer a mole, Ranjit Sinha tells Supreme Court

International

Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks third term in Sri Lanka polls

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared on Thursday he would seek an unprecedented third term at elections which will be held against a backdrop of growing international pressure over his gov

Business

Finance Minister asks state-run banks to ensure smooth credit flow

To boost growth, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asked state owned banks to increase credit flow to various sectors as “credit is lifeline of an economy.”

India

China incursions don’t augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh

Union home minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday China had illegally occupied Aksai, Chin and incursions by Chinese troops in Ladakh didn’t augur well for cordial ties with Beijing.

Metros

Manipuri scholar found dead

A 33-year-old Manipuri man was found murdered in his rented accommodation in South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area late on Wednesday night.

Newsmakers

The Graduate director Mike Nichols dies

Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, The Graduate and Carnal Knowledge, died on Wednesday at age 83,

Sports

K L Rahul unfazed by Australia challenge

“A little bit nervous, but excited,” said K.L. Rahul on the eve of embarking on a challenging Australia tour, a first trip with the Indian team for the talented Karnataka batsman.

Editorial

Throw law book at ‘godman’

Ham-handed police action had spun the situation created by a “godman” and his acolytes in a Haryana ashram into a full-blown crisis.

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