Narendra Modi favours fresh polls, but not now

Priests prepare for a religious service held in memory of the victims at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight. AP

Subroto Roy will get ‘jail leave’ to meet clients

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan -PTI

Himanta Biswa Sarma (centre), along with other dissident MLAs of the Congress, addresses the media after meeting governor. PTI

CBI quizzes ex-PM secretary T.K.A. Nair on Coalgate

India's Ravindra Jadeja, second right, celebrates with his teammates including captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni -AP

Narayan Rane quits government, attacks Prithviraj Chavan

International

Over 100,000 Palestinians seeking UN refuge

The UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees has said that over 100,000 internally displaced people are seeking safety in its facilities amid deteriorating security conditions in the Gaza Strip as it

India

‘Gaza won’t affect ties with India’

In the backdrop of the Modi government having successfully stalled an anti-Israel resolution in Parliament, Jerusalem has said it will not allow the on-going Gaza conflict overtake its bilateral ties

Newsmakers

Schizophrenia linked to genes?

A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said on Tuesday.

Sports

Hearing on James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja spat fixed for August 1

The ICC-appointed Judicial Commissioner to investigate the altercation between James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja on Tuesday fixed August 1 as the date for conducting a detailed hearing within 48 hour

Editorial

The message from Lord’s

Historic as the Lord’s Test victory is, greater significance lies in it being a huge breakthrough for a young team. Not having won away from India in three years, Dhoni’s squad put away some bad memories of away Tests (10 defeats in 15 Tests) behind by winning in competitive conditions after being put in to bat on a grassy pitch.

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Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.