Amit Shah with Tamil Nadu BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan at the party headquarters “Kamalalayam” in Chennai. PTI

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat stokes row on conversions

Pak Taliban chief killed in airstrike?

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station at a village near Jammu on Saturday.— PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. -PTI

West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra waves to supporters as he was produced at local court. -PTI

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao distributes land 'pattas' to women at an event in Hyderabad on Sunday. PTI

26/11 plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi gets bail in Pakistan, India fuming


Pakistan Taliban chief charged in airport attack

The Pakistan government has named the chief of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, its spokesman and six others as the main accused in the terrorist attack on the Karachi Airport in June.


IAF critically short, has 25 fighter units: House report

In a shocking revelation, the parliamentary standing committee on defence has set the cat among the pigeons by pointing out that the Indian Air Force is down to just 25 fighter squadrons from a sancti


Man arrested for posing as home minister’s secretary

The Delhi police’s crime branch has arrested a 25-year-old man who allegedly posed as the secretary of the home minister as well as an Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer to cheat people.


Fast food can harm a child’s learning ability

Parents, please note! Fast food may slow the brain and make children perform worse in school, a new study has warned.


Boom Boom’ to quit ODIs after World Cup

Dashing Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced on Sunday he would retire from one-day cricket after next year’s World Cup but continue to play Twenty20 until 2016.

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