Amit Shah rejigs BJP portfolios: Om Mathur will handle Uttar Pradesh

Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP president Amit Shah after their meeting in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

Anant Geete and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI/DC)

Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

PM Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party’s parliamentary board meeting to assess the Assembly poll results —PTI

PM Modi is welcomed by BJP president Amit Shah and party general secretary J.P. Nadda on his arrival at BJP headquarters— PTI

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray interacts with media during a press conference in Mumbai on Sunday.(Photo: PTI )


Transgender troops seek to end taboo

For Donna Harding, joining the Australian Army was a bid to try to suppress what she had known from an early age she was a girl trapped in a boy’s body.


Ex-Maharashtra ministers told to vacate houses by today

Ministers in erstwhile Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra, which is currently under President’s rule, have been asked to vacate their official bungalows by Wednesday.


11 licences cancelled for drunk driving

Launching a crackdown against drunk driving, the city administration has suspended licences of 89 drivers for a year while licenses of 22 drivers of commercial vehicles have permanently been cancelled


Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking


Australia amnesty to dob in cheats

Cricket Australia on Monday announced an amnesty for anyone coming forward with information relating to match-fixing or doping as it steps up its fight against corruption ahead of the World Cup.


Nehru: Why the big fuss?

Members of the Nehru-Gandhi family being kept out of the official committee to observe the 125th anniversary of the birth of India’s visionary first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is no big deal.

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World’s oldest clown dies at 98 in US

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Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph