Ram Gopal Varma’s Ganesh remarks kick off row

CBI charges Marans in Aircel-Maxis deal case

PM Narendra Modi felicitates a beneficiary at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. -PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in Lucknow on Thursday. -PTI

PM Narendra Modi hopes for nuke deal breakthrough with Japan

Army agrees to broker deal to end crisis in Pakistan

India's Suresh Raina celebrates getting 100 runs not out, during their ODI cricket match against England

Centre may remove Najeeb Jung as Delhi Lieutenant-Governor

International

Freed Pakistan academic taught captors’ children

A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity on Friday said how he taught the militants’ children maths and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.

Business

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 jobs in survival bid

Malaysia Airlines will slash 6,000 jobs, trim its route network, and replace its CEO under plans announced Friday to stave off bankruptcy after two air tragedies plunged the already troubled carrier d

India

Ram Gopal Varma’s Ganesh remarks kick off row

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma stirred a controversy on Friday, the first day of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, with a string of tweets about the elephant God, drawing condemnation for his “blasphem

Metros

Juveniles sexually assault 2 minors

Two minor girls have allegedly been sexually assaulted by juveniles in two separate incidents in the national capital in the last 24 hours, the police said on Friday.

Newsmakers

Dethroned beauty queen steals crown

A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct has absconded with her crown and free breast implants, the organiser said on Friday.

Sports

Spectator ejected over alleged bookie links

The fear of involvement of bookmakers in international cricket re-surfaced during the second one-dayer between India and England as police authorities reportedly threw a spectator out for allegedly su

Editorial

What is Pak Army up to?

It is a mistake to think that Pakistani violations of the Line of Control and the International Border are the result of New Delhi cancelling the foreign secretary talks with Islamabad that were to have been held on August 25 following the insistence of the Pakistani high commissioner here on meeting Kashmir’s Hurriyat leaders on the eve of the talks.

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