Sonia Gandhi, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav during the Swabhiman Rally at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Police seizes a suitcase from residential premises of Indrani and Peter Mukerjea on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Indrani Mukherjea, the accused in Sheena murder case, at Khar police station in Mumbai Saturday midnight. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing through "Mann Ki Baat" via All India Radio (Photo: PTI)

Hardik Patel, convener of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) speaks during a press conference, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

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International

Pakistan: No talks unless all issues on agenda

Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz has said that Islamabad will not resume dialogue with India unless all the bilateral issues are put on the agenda.

Business

Petrol gets Rs 2 cheaper, diesel price cut by 50 paise

The state-owned oil marketing companies announced a Rs 2 cut in the price of petrol and a 50 paise cut in diesel in Delhi from Monday midnight due to a falling global oil prices.

India

Supreme Court stays Rajasthan HC ban on Jains’ Santhara

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed until further orders the Rajasthan high court judgment quashing “Santhara”, the religious practice of dying followed by Jains for several centuries.

Metros

Delhi to have separate cell for Northeast community, says Arvind Kejriwal

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the Delhi government will soon form a cell to proactively handle issues confronting the Northeastern community residing in the national capital and f

Newsmakers

Dramatic grand finale mesmerises audience

Designer Gaurav Gupta’s grand finale at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 turned out to be high on drama.

Editorial

Base all quotas on economic criteria

After tasting spectacular success in Gujarat, the 22-year old Patidar (Patel) leader Hardik Patel, clamouring for either bringing his prosperous community within the ambit of OBC reservations or scrap

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Here & Now
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Bollywood

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Hollywood

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Art of slowness

The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

Basking in sun and sand, Jordan, even sans greenery, is a soothing sight

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.