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MHA steps in, seeks report

The Union home ministry on Monday stepped in and inquired into allegations of employees of Northeast origin at an Ahmedabad hotel reportedly being asked to stay away during Chinese President Xi Jinpin

Hefty fine for cyclists who break rules

With the government unveiling draft Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, the cyclists too could be penalised with Rs 1,500 fine if they jump the traffic signal.

‘Tunday’ kebabs in legal row

Lucknow’s Tunday kebabs, famous the world over, are now making news for all the wrong reasons.

The kebabs are now caught in a `50 crore lawsuit over trade infringement.

Narendra Modi will stay in Blair House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will stay at the US President’s guest house the 190-year-old Blair House when he travels to Washington on September 29, nine years after his predecessor

Maneka Gandhi for action plan to tackle malnutrition

Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday laid stress on putting in place a comprehensive time bound action plan in the form of “National Nutrition Mission” to tackl

BJP makes a ‘liberal offer’

Amit Shah calls up Shiv Sena chief, ready to accept 130

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

In what could be described as a setback to CBI director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea for hearing allegations levelled against him without “insisting” on knowing

Rajnath Singh asks BSF to step up vigil

Union home minister Rajnath Singh inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the BSF headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

To stall efforts of cross border terrorist outfits taking advantage of the flood-damaged border fencing which has left huge gaps on the frontier with Pakistan, the Union home minister Rajnath Singh on


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.