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High Court rejects bail in foeticide case

The Bombay high court has recently rejected the bail application of a man who was arrested for working as an agent between a doctor and a family to facilitate a sex determination test and later illega

Burdwan blast: One more held

Another key Burdwan blast accused was arrested by the police from Pakur in Jharkhand.

Villagers run riot, vandalise toll booths

A group of over 300 villagers rioted, vandalised toll booths and burnt one of them at Budigere toll plaza on National Highway 4 in Hoskote on Sunday morning after a local resident was allegedly dragge

Delhi Metro to have driverless trains soon

The Delhi Metro is all set to get driverless trains. The new generation coaches with upgraded technology are being introduced on two upcoming lines as part of its Phase III expansion.

Finmin to meet PSU banks head to discuss problems

The finance ministry has called a meeting of heads of public sector banks on April 28 to deliberate on removing the bottlenecks that hamper implementation of major infrastructure projects.

BBC document screening: Activist on bail seeks quashing of FIR

Twenty-one-year-old activist Ketan Dixit, who was arrested for screening banned documentary India’s Daughter in the national capital, has requested the Delhi high court to quash the FIR lodged against

CPM begins new era: Sitaram Yechury elected chief

CPM begins new era: Sitaram Yechury elected chief

Senior CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury, a prominent Left voice in Parliament and seen as a moderate in the mould of the late Harkishan Singh Surjeet, was unanimously elected as its new general

Delhi University working on transgenders admission policy

A year after introducing the transgender option in the gender column of its admission forms for post-graduate courses, the Delhi University is now working to draw up modalities to enrol transgenders i

Critics ‘lying’, we are pro-poor: PM Modi

PM Modi interacts with senior BJP leaders during the “Garib Kalyan Yojana” in New Delhi on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Ahead of the second half of Parliament’s Budget Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to portray his government as “pro-poor and pro-farmer”, lashing out at “perverted” critics for their “conge

Delhi High Court order on firm’s plea worries officials

Even as the AAP government revised its orders banning the sale of chewable tobacco products, the high court’s decision on a plea filed by another company has come as a blow to the officials who are no

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.