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All-party meet fails to break House logjam

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan chairs an all-party meeting at Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday.  (Photo: PTI)

An all-party meeting called by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan failed to break the ice in ending parliamentary logjam, but opened a window after the Opposition parties slammed the government for not reaching

PM pet social schemes to get a Rakhi boost

The BJP has decided to promote and publicise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet social schemes through a novel nationwide campaign, “Raksha Bandhan Samajik Suraksha Yojana”.

Corporator held in gun racket

Navi Mumbai cops recovered 8 pistols, 13 magazines, 100 rounds

Land Bill: Parties review positions

While the Congress, the Trinamul Congress and the Left are opposing the controversial land bill, the NCP, the Shiv Sena and other parties have reservations to some clauses of the bill.

Act to curb graft planned

Fadnavis said that a  person applying for a government job would have  to give an affidavit  declaring his property

Will be used to seize property of accused

Opposition not in favour of end to stalemate in Houses

The current mood in the Opposition camp is not in favour of ending the stalemate in the two Houses of Parliament under any pretext after realising that the government’s strategy is to exhaust them rat

Yakub Memon creates stir in House

Yakub Memon

Congress on backfoot as MLAs raise legislators’ letter to President

Cabbie ‘molests’ American tourist

A day after the molestation case of a 20-year-old US national by a private taxi driver in South Delhi’s CR Park was revealed, the Delhi police said that it was yet to receive a copy of the FIR which t

Milkha Singh to unfurl tricolour in Michigan

Milkha Singh

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh will unfurl the tricolour on Independence Day at Michigan this year where the Indian community will hold a function and honour the Flying Sikh.

Cabinet nod to death for hijackers

The Modi government — at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday evening — approved the provision of death penalty for the offence of hijacking.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.