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Army Chief: India ready for ‘short, swift’ wars of future

President Pranab Mukherjee paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the the 69th Independence Day in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Ties between India and Pakistan continue to slide downhill, with Army Chief Gen.

VHP asks Hamid Ansari to apologise

Vice President Hamid Ansari with Syed Shahabuddin during the golden jubilee celebration (AIMMM).

A day after vice-president Hamid Ansari advocated assertive action for the welfare of Muslims, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday criticised him for making “political and communal” statement.

‘Congress played politics on land bill’

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Arun Jaitley accusing the Opposition party of changing its position on the land bill soon after the Centre brought the ordinance

Law panel for abolition of death penalty

In a major legal reform, the Law Commission of India has recommended abolition of death penalty in the country for all crimes other than terrorism-related offences and waging war.

Supreme Court stays Rajasthan HC ban on Jains’ Santhara

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed until further orders the Rajasthan high court judgment quashing “Santhara”, the religious practice of dying followed by Jains for several centuries.

Gold tops Rs 27,000-mark on global cues, seasonal demand

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Silver too continued its upward journey and rose by Rs 150 to Rs 35,150 per kg

‘CM approach to Modi on power impractical’

Leader of Opposition says electricity tariff determined by DERC

NDA meets to fix strategy on Bihar

Jitan Ram Manjhi, Ram Vilas Paswan and Amit Shah during a meeting in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Seats deal likely by September 6 and 7

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.