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Mobile towers in 9 Naxal-hit areas

The government on Wednesday approved the long-pending proposal to install mobile towers in nine left-wing extremism (LWE) affected states by BSNL at cost Rs 3,216 crore under the Universal Services Ob

Handle Varun Aaron with care, says ex-physio John Gloster

Varun Aaron

The Indian cricket board must take special care of injury-prone fast bowler Varun Aaron to ensure he has a long and successful international career, feels former national team physio John Gloster.

Delhi University to monitor social media campaigns

Ahead of the elections on September 12 for the Delhi University Students’ Union (Dusu), the Delhi University is gearing up to monitor the social media campaign and activities of students’ wings of var

FIRs on power theft three times more than 2013

The national capital witnessed a spike in the number of power theft cases for first four months of the current fiscal year, with the number of FIRs registered against offenders being three times more

Retired Navy man gets jail in gangrape

A Delhi court has awarded 20 years jail term to two persons, including a 72-year-old retired Navyman, and also imposed a fine of `25,000 on them for repeatedly gangraping a young woman and threatening

Thomas is new Public Accounts Committee chairman

Senior Congress leader K.V. Thomas was appointed as chairman of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday.

Saeed fuelled ceasefire violations?

The recent spate of ceasefire violations, said to be more than 20 within this month, along the Line of Control and the International Border with Pakistan is being largely linked to the recent visits o

NCP, Congress begin Maharashtra seat talks

After deciding to fight the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections together against the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party combine, top leaders of the NCP and the Congress began discussions on the crucia

High Court questions Centre, Delhi

The Delhi high court on Wednesday questioned the Centre and the Delhi government in case of ongoing ban on the plying of e-rickshaws in the city after it took note of a March 1, 2014 advertisement tha

Congress CMs won’t attend Prime Minister events

The current mood among Congress chief ministers is not to share dias with PM Narendra Modi following the Hooda-booing episode.

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.