Members of the India team celebrate their historic series victory over Sri Lanka (Photo: AP)

A BJP supporter waves a party flag at NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport Ground in Bhagalpur. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport Ground in Bhagalpur. (Photo: :PTI)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia addressing a press conference on Justice AP Shah. (Photo:PTI)

Vice President Hamid Ansari with Syed Shahabuddin during the golden jubilee celebration (AIMMM).

President Pranab Mukherjee paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the the 69th Independence Day in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Mehrishi being welcomed as the new Home Secretary at North Block in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Mehrishi being welcomed as the new Home Secretary at North Block in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

International

$4.1 billion earthquake aid unused

Nepalese people carry portraits of their loved ones who lost their lives in an earthquake during a rally held to pay tribute to them in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

India

Rahul Gandhi, Lalu Prasad Yadav likely to share dais

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi could share the dais with RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in the crucial Bihar Assembly polls and campaign against the BJP-led NDA.

Metros

Congress gets boost as councillor rejoins

As the city gears up for byelections to 13 municipal wards, the Congress on Tuesday got a shot in its arm with Vivek Vihar councillor Preeti rejoining the party.

Newsmakers

New find shows ‘God particle’ behaves itself

Three years after discovering the elusive Higgs boson or so-called “God particle”, Cern physicists have drawn the sharpest picture yet of this novel particle and found that it behaves just as predicte

Sports

Ishant’s behaviour pathetic: Bishen Singh Bedi

Terming Ishant Sharma’s verbal duels with the Sri Lankans a “pathetic display of aggression”, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Test skipper Virat Kohli needs to control his own belliger

Editorial

Keep income-tax manuals simple

Whether the scrapping of the minimum alternate tax (MAT) for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) will bring the FPIs back will have to be seen, but it certainly was one of the irritants that kept t

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