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‘Pachauri appointment disgraceful’

The news of the appointment of Mr R.K. Pachauri as executive vice-chairman of TERI has not gone down well with environmentalists and women activists.

BJP to take call on Punjab tieup

A day after SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced that the SAD-BJP alliance will remain intact, the BJP on Wednesday said the final call on the issue will be taken by its high command.

Enforcement Directorate questions Pankaj Bhujbal


NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal addresses his supporters who had gathered at Mumbai International Airport in huge numbers to welcome him. Bhujbal is facing allegations in the Maharashtra Sadan scam. (Photo: Rajesh Jhadav)

House panel to discuss regulation

A meeting of the consultative committee of MPs — attached to the ministry of information and broadcasting — to be held here on February 11, will be discussing the issue of “content regulation in elect

PM believes in work, not photo ops: Siddharth Nath Singh

Hitting back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Wednesday said that while the Congress leader does photo ops, the Prime Minister believe

Irrigation projects receive government boost

In order to have speedy decisions for small scale irrigation projects, the state government has permitted the irrigation board to clear projects up to Rs 10,000 crore from the limit of Rs 2,000 crore.

Doctor who shot his biz partner kills self

Hours after firing at his business partner and absconding, Dr P. Shashi Kumar was found dead at a farmhouse on the city’s outskirts on Tuesday morning.

India, Japan deepen relationship

India and Japan are moving to the next phase of deepening their relationship, with high-level exchanges between the countries taking place now at a greater frequency than ever before, Japan’s Consul-G

Over 2 crore cases pending in lower courts, 10 per cent older than 10 years

Union law and justice ministry statistics have revealed that over two crore cases are pending in the country’s lower judiciary, out of which more than 10 per cent have remained unsettled for over 10 y

Mayawati asks partymen to stay away from bypolls


In a seemingly bizarre diktat, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati has asked her party leaders and cadres to move out of the three Assembly constituencies where by-elections are to be held next wee

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.