Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay along with party leaders meeting Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Indian policemen stand guard at the entrance to the cargo terminal of Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in New Delhi.PTI

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the media on one year of NDA government, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy with Power Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha. PTI

Two Indian-Americans, Vanya Shivashankar (left), 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of St. Louis, Missouri. AP

Fifa president Sepp Blatter gives a thumbs-up as the 65th Fifa congress opens in Zurich on Friday. (Photo: AFP)

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Photo: PTI/File)

International

India forced Pakistan to go nuclear: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday “surge in the aggressive designs of India” had forced Paki-stan to conduct nuclear tests in 1998.

Business

GDP rises to 7.5 per cent in Q4, overtaking China’s rate

India’s gross domestic product accelerated in the January to March 2015 period (fourth quarter of 2014-15) to 7.5 per cent, overtaking China as the fastest growing major economy in the world.

India

Smriti Irani, Rahul Gandhi in a fresh war of words over IIT-M

The ban on the Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC) by IIT Madras, for reportedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, generated political heat as Union human resources development minister Smrit

Metros

Delhi: Woman poisons kids, kills self

A 30-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan after poisoning her two children — 4 and 2 — to death in east Delhi’s Shakarpur area on Thursday.

Newsmakers

Two Indian American kids sweep US Spelling Bee

Scripting history, two Indian-Americans children on Thursday won the world’s prestigious spelling bee in a tie the second time in a row, maintaining the community’s complete dominance on the competiti

Sports

Rockstars need manager, not coach: Kapil Dev

With the BCCI set to zero in on the coach of Team India in a week’s time, former India skipper and coach Kapil Dev feels that a team with “rockstars does not need a coach” but it requires an efficient

Editorial

A sport sullied

The sweeping indictment of soccer officials by the US and Swiss authorities, and a day later of the governing body itself, is the surest sign of what the world’s richest sport has become in the hands

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Meet the past masters

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The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re