Imran Khan heads a party core committee meeting during a sit-in in Islamabad on Friday. — AFP

BJP President Amit Shah during the inauguration programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Parliamentary office in Varanasi-PTI

Activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, forcibly taken away by police

SC questions Centre, says Leader of Opposition important for appointment of Lokpal (Lok Sabha -PTI)

Congress Mahila Morcha members protesting against Defence Minister Arun Jaitley over his remark calling the Delhi gang-rape -PTI

Top Kannada litterateur U.R. Ananthamurthy passes away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren at the inauguration of a power project

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi and Nagaland CM T.R. Zeliang during a meeting on the Assam-Nagaland border conflict in Guwahati

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Hamas publicly executes 18 Israel ‘collaborators’

Hamas gunmen executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel in the heart of Gaza City on Friday, as the deadly war between the Islamist movement and Israel reached day 46.

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Maruti Suzuki may face MSL vote

The country’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India, expects voting by minority shareholders to happen sometime in October for approval of its plans to let parent Suzuki Motor Corp own a proposed new

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CBI removes probe officer

The CBI has removed the officer heading the probe into the infamous murder case of RTI activist Shehla Masood owing to alleged goof-up in the investigations and also on the charge of tampering of evid

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City declares Sushil Kumar as its brand ambassador

Thirty-one-year-old wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has won several medals in the international wrestling championships, was on Friday declared as the brand ambassador of the national capital by the city a

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Sports

Format changes fortune

India XI, under skipper Virat Kohli, pulled-off a clinical 95-run victory over Middlesex in the warm-up match at Lord’s on Friday ahead of the ODI series.Captain M.S.

Editorial

Unstable Pak: India must remain alert

It is hard not to be struck by the fact that the two sets of agitators who sought to besiege Pakistan capital Islamabad to protest the Nawaz Sharif regime arrived on the scene at the same time, and are pressing the same demand of the Prime Minister’s resignation.

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“It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood.”The line from Shakespeare’s Macbeth might easily have been written about the legacy of World ...

With the foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan being iced due to the meeting between Kashmiri separatists and the Pakistani high commissioner, it may be worth recalling an episode from contemporaneous history.

As the old saying goes, “Can you say ‘boo’ to a goose?” Well, in India, we don’t waste our precious time booing geese. We reserve our boos for chief ministers. Each time the Prime Minister steps out to attend important functions in states that are still hanging on to their own non-BJP leaders (with time bombs ticking away), the crowds make sure nobody but Narendra Modi is heard.