West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally in Kolkata (Photo: PTI)

Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi pay their last respects to veteran party leader and former Union minister Murli Deora —PTI

The tapestries of Sister Euphrasia Eluvathingal and Father Elias Chavra are displayed on the St. Peter’s Basilica — AP

HRD minister Smriti Irani in New Delhi on Sunday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi -PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election rally in Kishtwar district, about 240 km from Jammu, on Saturday.(Photo: PTI)

Worried, Nawaz Sharif asks Barack Obama to raise Kashmir issue. (Photo: DC/AP)

J&K CM Omar Abdullah with supporters at a rally in Bandipora, J&K, on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

International

‘ISIS recruits, exploits children’

Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.

Business

JSPL scraps $10bn CTL project plan

Jindal Steel and Power on Monday said it has scrapped plans to set up a $10 billion coal-to-liquid (CTL) project at Angul in Orissa following the recent cancellation of Ramchandi mine by the Supreme C

India

Insurance bill runs into ally Shiv Sena

The Narendra Modi government’s ambitious plan to get the big-ticket Insurance Bill passed during the Winter Session of Parliament seems to have run into rough weather with the Rajya Sabha Select Commi

Metros

2 held with drugs worth Rs 70 lakhs

With the arrest of two persons, the Delhi police claimed to have recovered 14 kg of drug psuedophederine worth Rs 70 lakh in the international market.

Newsmakers

Cheating may be in your genes

Women with variations in a particular gene are more likely to cheat on their partners, according to a new study which suggests that infidelity may be inherited.

Sports

Sundar Raman denies charges, files affidavit in top court

Indian Premier League’s Chief Operating Officer Sundar Raman, on Sunday denied allegations of misdemeanour in the IPL 2013 spot-fixing and betting case.

Editorial

Throw law book at ‘godman’

Ham-handed police action had spun the situation created by a “godman” and his acolytes in a Haryana ashram into a full-blown crisis.

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