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

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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

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

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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

We are equipped enough to tackle Mitchell Johnson, says Virat Kohli

Talking tough ahead of the of the Test series against Australia, stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli said that the team is in the right frame of mind and totally equipped to handle the dangerous Mitchell Joh

Editorial

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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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