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Don’s henchman held with pistol

The Mumbai police crime branch unit VIII arrested the alleged aide of an underworld don, who was armed with a 7.65 bore pistol and two live rounds on the Andheri-Kurla road on Thursday around noon.

‘PM serves dhokla as incursions continue’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is serving ‘dhokla’ to Chinese President Xi Jinping when incursions from that country continue, Congress leaders said on Thursday taking a dig at the BJP and Mr Modi.

Cops: Violence pre-planned

Mr Ajit Singh said that when there can be memorials for leaders like Lal Bahadur Shastri and Kanshi Ram, there can be one for his father as well

India to G20: Protect us from Federal

India has asked G20 nations to consider creating currency swap lines to mitigate the impact on emerging economies of external shocks including US Federal Reserve withdrawal of the stimulus.

Murder of woman in sack solved

Rakhadevi Vishwakarma

Sanjaykumar Vishwakarma confessed to murdering his wife, Rakhadevi, to the police

Peng Liyuan mistook Northeast students to be Chinese

During her visit to a school in the national capital, China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday mistook a group of students from the Northeast as Chinese only to be told by them that they were Indian

Court: Bashing up people not police duty

Both the police officials had allegedly thrashed a youth while prosecuting him for violating traffic rules

Shiv Sena’s ‘parking policy’ is anti-Marathi, says BJP

With Assembly elections around the corner, parties have started targeting each other on issues related to people’s interest.

Court unlikely to rule on train blasts case on friday

A special court of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) is on Friday scheduled to pronounce judgment in the July 2006 local train bombings trial.

India, China sign MoUs to increase rail cooperation

Close on the heels of India joining hands with Japan for the first bullet train project, another pact was signed on Thursday with China to take up feasibility study on a stretch to be identified later

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.