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Eye on Rajya Sabha, PM Modi reaches out to Opposition

Faced with the daunting challenge of getting a bunch of ordinances replaced with laws passed by Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching out to key parties in the Rajya Sabha to drum up nu

Telangana eyes on Nizam jewels in Delhi

Pieces from the 173-set Nizam jewels.

The Nizam’s jewels, which were to be parked in Hyderabad but got stalled due to the lack of a proper site and security, are now back in the reckoning.

Anti-Gujarati tweets: HC dismisses PIL against Ranes

Nitesh Rane

Granting relief to former state minister Narayan Rane and his son Nitesh Rane, the Bombay high court on Wednesday dismissed the public interest litigation accusing them of making remarks against the G

Banks to keep check on suspicious transactions

Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, the Delhi poll panel has instructed the banks to monitor unusual and suspicious cash withdrawals or deposits of cash in bank accounts exceeding `10 lakh during e

L-G urges Delhiites to promote solar power

Delhi lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday appealed to the people to promote the use of solar energy while inaugurating an awareness programme on renewable energy.

PSPB teams book semi-final spots

Sourav Chakraborty

Teams from Petroleum Sports Promotion Board cruised into the semi-finals of the 76th senior national table tennis championship in Puducherry on Tuesday.

India seeks more say in peace ops

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New Delhi on Monday. 	— ASIAN AGE

India, which is one of the largest contributors to the UN peacekeeping missions, on Monday demanded a greater say from the United Nations in decision-making on UN peace-keeping missions.

Complain to DPCC now via WhatsApp and Facebook


With burning of agricultural waste adding to the city’s air pollution problem, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has taken to social media to prevent garbage, waste material or leaves being burnt.

Arvind Panagariya set to be first Niti Aayog vice-chairman

Pedestrians walk past the new signboard of Niti Aayog in New Delhi on Friday. 		 	— G.N. Jha

With the indication coming from the high ups in the government that the newly-formed Niti Aayog will start functioning from the next week, sources said, noted economist Arvind Panagariya is tipped to

Clerics seek removal of scenes

Bajrang Dal activists protest against the Aamir Khan-starrer PK in Jammu on Monday. 	— PTI

Even as Hindu organisations continue to demand a ban on Aamir Khan starrer PK for its alleged anti-Hindu content, Muslim clerics are also seeking removal of controversial scenes from the film.

Every time Pakistan says it wants to talk about Kashmir, India finds itself on the back foot.

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it