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Ansals can’t go abroad sans SC nod

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed real estate tycoons Sushil and Gopal Ansal, convicted in the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy of 1997, not to leave the country without taking its permission.

Senior babus to meet public 4 days a week

Delhi’s lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung has instructed all top officials to hear citizens grievances for redressal and hold public hearings on all the working days.

JNU students and activists stage a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi


JNU students and activists stage a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Tuesday against the rape of dalit women in Haryana.

China to join wargames in Nov.


China on Tuesday confirmed to India that it would participate in the fourth edition of joint Army training exercises between the two countries that will be held in India in November this year.

India’s children suffer bias in classroom: HRW

Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights gr

HC declares Rohit is N.D. Tiwari son

The Delhi high court on Tuesday confirmed Rohit Shekhar as the biological son of veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari after a six-year legal battle.

Verdict on junk food ban today


With the Delhi high court set to deliver a key judgment on the ban of junk food in schools on Wednesday, a panel of experts, set up to examine the harmful effects of junk food, point out that such a b

Hate speech by saffron leaders has BJP worried

With Sangh Parivar hawks unleashing an aggressive face of Hindutva, the BJP’s development plank has taken a hit.

Parakh gets CBI summons for April 25

The CBI has summoned former coal secretary P.C.

Kejriwal to file today, Modi 24th in Varanasi


Varanasi, one of the main battlegrounds of the 2014 Lok Sabha poll, will see hectic political activity in the next two days.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.