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Row over degree: High Court notice to law minister

The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued a notice to city’s law minister Jitendra Singh Tomar and the Election Commission acting on a plea filed by BJP leader Nand Kishore Garg seeking setting aside o

Transgender role wins best actor for Karnataka star

An ecstatic Vijay, who was named best actor for his role in Kannada film Nanu Avanalla Avalu at the 62nd National Film Awards announced on Tuesday, told news agencies: “I am elated.

PM Modi talks to top ministers on options for land bill

PM Modi talks to top ministers on options for land bill  (Photo: DC/File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held consultations with senior colleagues Tuesday on the stand to be taken on the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, which couldn’t be tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to l

Over 300 students run for TB awareness

Over 300 students took part in a 3-km marathon to express solidarity with TB patients and raise public awareness about the disease on World TB Day at AIIMS campus, in association with department of bi

India, China agree on 3-step peace process

PM Modi meets Chinese state councillor Yang Jiechi, the special representative for boundary talks, in New Delhi on Tuesday.— PTI

India and China have agreed to maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas which was a “pre-requisite” for continued growth of bilateral relations as also to enhance cooperation in key areas,

As BJP, Congress trade barbs, P. Chidambaram admits law was flawed

The ruling BJP and the Opposition Congress on Tuesday crossed swords, blaming each other on the stand taken by them on Section 66A of the Information Technology Act as the Supreme Court struck down th

City hospital to use valves, stents, hearts of dead patients


A government hospital in the city has finally decided to acquire an artificial organ-like-machine to help patients whose heart stops functioning.

‘Victims’ rejoice as Supreme Court bats for free speech

“Victims” who bore the brunt of the controversial Section 66A of IT Act for posting allegedly “offensive” content online heaved a sigh of relief as the Supreme Court on Tuesday, in its landmark verdic

Amid tweet row, VK Singh says he’s not quitting

Amid tweet row, VK Singh says he’s not quitting

After a series of intriguing tweets on Monday night that sent shockwaves through the government, the pressure on minister of state for external affairs Gen. V.K.

Cairn seeks compensation from India on tax demand

Cairn Energy of UK is seeking compensation from the Indian government for the loss in value it suffered due to an “unfair and arbitrary” Rs 10,247 crore tax demand raised using a retrospective tax law

The controversy surrounding the banning of Leslee Udwin’s film India’s Daughter somehow glossed over the question as to how the permission to film the documentary was given, notwithstanding the well-e

In the early hours of January 11 this year, Priya Parameswaran Pillai, an Indian citizen, was all set to board an Air India flight to London from Delhi.