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)

Manohar Parrikar clears modern artillery for Army. (Photo: DC)

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses party workers in Kolkata on Saturday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. (Photo: AP/File)

Mulayam Singh Yadav with his son and UP CM Akhilesh Yadav riding a Royal Buggy, brought from London. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally at Daltonganj in Palamu district. -PTI

International

Beijing building airfield in South China Sea: US

China is building a massive island in the South China Sea that could host an airfield in an area where Beijing is locked in bitter territorial disputes with neighbouring states, a US military spokesma

Business

FM Arun Jaitley rules out tax terrorism

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that an unsustainable tax demand would only earn the country a bad name as an investment destination, comments that come in the wake of tax department losi

India

Will fulfil Vajpayee’s dream about Kashmir: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday he has a deep affection for Kashmir and pledged to address the issue within the framework of “democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat” as was envisaged by BJP

Metros

BSES officer is caught accepting Rs 8,000 bribe

A field officer of BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) was arrested by the anti-corruption branch (ACB) for demanding and accepting bribe from a customer in West Delhi's Uttam Nagar area.

Newsmakers

Hand-dryers spread bacteria?

Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new research.

Sports

India’s focus would be on Tests Down Under

Among the more important things that the Indian players have to do on their five-month long tour of Australia, Ravi Shastri advised Virat Kohli and his team on the eve of their departure, is to switch

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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