Frederick Forsyth

Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav

Police charge Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad - PTI

Ex-servicemen undergo medical check-up as they continue their hunger strike. (Photo: PTI)

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley

Injured soldiers being evacuated in an Army helicopter (Photo: DC/ Showkat Dar)

Sheena Bora

International

Osama ex-aide: UK Muslims must not join ISIS

A former aide of Osama bin Laden has appealed to British Muslims not to join ISIS for the so-called jihad in Syria as he denounced the group’s beheadings and mass rape as “completely against Islam”.

Business

SBI is keen to invest in financial start-up firm

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India is keen to play a part in the flourishing start-up scene, and is open to invest in a financial sector company which can help in its operations, a senio

India

Hardik Patel set for a wider nationwide quota stir

Landing in Delhi for the first time, the spearhead of the Gujarat Patels’ quota agitation, Hardik Patel, on Sunday declared plans for a nationwide agitation seeking quotas for nearly “27 crore people”

Metros

Congress up in arms on onion prices

Scaling up its offensive against the Aam Aadmi Party government in the national capital, the Delhi Congress on Sunday staged a protest outside chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence over the recen

Newsmakers

Vintage styles, modern cuts for brides-to-be

For those who were beginning to feel that there weren’t enough bridal showcases at the Lakme Fashion Week/ Winter Festive 2015, Day 5 had the answers.

Sports

Decider in the balance

The decisive third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka hung on a knife edge after 15 wickets fell during a dramatic third day’s play in Colombo on Sunday.

Editorial

Give banks a break

The government should lose no further time in keeping its commitment to pay nationalised banks their commission for undertaking its social agenda through the Jan Dhan Yojana, Direct Benefits Transfer

Here and Now


Here & Now
Gokul Gopalakrishnan

Bollywood

Rishi Kapoor plays an 80-year-old man...

Hollywood

Mariah Carey is all set to join the...

Art of slowness

The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

Basking in sun and sand, Jordan, even sans greenery, is a soothing sight

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.

To understand the Patidar, or Patel, stir in Gujarat, let us look at the background.