Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Supreme Court of India. (Photo: PTI)

Rashtriya Lok Dal President Ajit Singh (Photo: PTI)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addressing a press conference in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

The CIA tweeted an image of Osama Bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan with the caption

Rajya Sabha (Photo: Video grab)

Pakistan High commision Abdul Basit greets Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq durinng Eid Milan at Pakistan High Commision.

International

John Kerry seeks to extend truce to Syria’s Aleppo

Fresh airstrikes pummelled the Syrian city of Aleppo on Monday as US secretary of state John Kerry made a desperate bid to salvage a two-month ceasefire in the war-torn country.

Business

New law may not hasten debt recovery

A long-awaited Indian bankruptcy code may soon win parliamentary approval, but struggling creditors – above all state banks trying to recover $100 billion in bad loans — shouldn’t start celebrating ju

India

Congress raises Rajya Sabha din over CAG’s KG Basin report

The Rajya Sabha was repeatedly adjourned in the pre-lunch session on Monday after the Congress demanded a response by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the CAG pointing out anomalies in Gujarat’s KG Bas

Newsmakers

Princess Charlotte turns 1, gets £30,000 gold rattle

Britain’s Princess Charlotte, who turned one on Monday, has received numerous gifts since her birth and among them is an 18-karat white gold rattle studded with diamonds, rubies and sapphires worth £3

Sports

IPL 9: Upbeat Delhi Daredevils face Gujarat Lions

The shocking loss to laggards Kings XI Punjab in their last match, notwithstanding, table toppers Gujarat Lions will have to get their act together quickly if they wish to end their home campaign on a

Editorial

Will Parliament roll back interest rate cut?

The strong observations by the parliamentary standing committee on finance echo the protests of the helpless subscribers to the cuts in interest rates on various small savings schemes.

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