Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

“Have you ever wondered why we never see a list of the most handsome males in the IAS and IPS?” she asked in her post.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. (Photo: Video grab)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the BJP's Vikas Parv rally in Saharanpur. (Photo: PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting in Beijing. (Photo: PTI)

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee talking to the media after a meeting with State Governor in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

The site of the explosion at a chemical factory in Dombivali. (Photo: Debasish Dey)

HRD Minister Smriti Irani addresses a public meeting in Amethi. (Photo: PTI)

Metros

Sonia, Kejriwal, Lekhi meet minor rape victim at AIIMS

After Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday joined the list of politicians who made a beeline for AIIMS to meet the 13-year-old mentally challenged girl who

Newsmakers

Indian Americans sweep National Geographic Bee competition

Rishi Nair, 12-year-old Indian American student, has won the prestigious $50,000 National Geographic Bee competition in which Indian-origin contestants maintained their dominance by sweeping all the t

Editorial

BJP switches to pro-poor stance

The big ideological swing in the ruling BJP comes in sharp contrast to the derision with which the party’s elders may, in their prime, have viewed Indira Gandhi’s slogan of the 1970s — “Garibi Hatao”.

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