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Landslides after rains lash north India

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district of Gujarat on Tuesday. 	— PTI

Moderate to heavy rains lashed most parts of north India triggering landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and causing rivers across the region to flow close to the danger mark at several plac

Maharashtra CM questions Narendra Modi on ‘silence’

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of practising “silence” since assuming power, Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday said his style of governance was “autocratic” which was “not ve

Prithviraj Chavan sure of Congress-NCP tieup

Confident that the Congress and the NCP will be able to sew up a “respectable” alliance for the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said the larger goal

21 killed, 5 hurt as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

Twenty one people were killed and five injured when a bus plunged into a 400-metre deep gorge at Katarghat on Basantpur-Kingal highway, 65 km from here, on Tuesday afternoon.

Rape-accused IPS officer denies charges

Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape and molestation by a model-turned- actress, was today grilled for nearly four hours during which he denied the charges levelled against him, police s

Wicket is easy for batsmen, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar


India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Monday blamed the pitch for the bowling attack's poor showing in the ongoing third Test as England declared at 569 for 7 in their first innings.

Row over commissioners’ oath

A row has broken out over Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administering the oath of office to new information commissioners, appointed allegedly violating rules, but the state government

Great to get hundred after strange dismissals: Ian Bell

Ian Bell brilliantly struck his way out of poor form by scoring 167 against India in the third Test at Southampton. Photo: AP

Delighted after notching his 21st Test hundred, England batsman Ian Bell said it was a huge relief to get the ton after finding "strange ways" to get himself out in previous outings.

Engineering student blackmails, rapes techie; arrested

An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23-year-old woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her, the police said on Monday.

US woos India: Modi's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is a great vision, says Kerry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry (Photo: PTI/AP)

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is a great vision, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday on the eve of his departure to India.

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.