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PM Modi rejects Mufti Muhammad Sayeed remark on poll credit

 PM Narendra Modi speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday.— (Photo: PTI)

Disapproving of newly-elected Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s controversial remarks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made it clear the PDP-BJP government in the state

Arvind Kejriwal calls AAP rift ‘ugly battle’

Arvind Kejriwal calls AAP rift ‘ugly battle’ (Photo: PTI/File)

The ongoing crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party escalated to almost implosion level on Wednesday as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal broke his silence terming the series of events as an “ugly battle” an

Supreme Court bench to decide on consecutive life terms

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether trial courts and various high courts can award two life sentences to an accused for consecutive terms exceeding 14 years.

Man assaulted for ambulance aid in Bengaluru

A traffic police sub-inspector assaulted an ex-serviceman for removing a rope to make way for an ambulance stuck in traffic, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

Rains, snow kill four in North India

Incessant rains and heavy snowfall claimed the lives of two Army jawans in Uttarakhand and as many persons in HP, even as the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remained closed for the second day on Tues

Urban India in swine flu grip

Contrary to general belief, the deadly swine flu virus is found to have affected more of the young urban population than those living in rural areas this time.

Vrindavan widows shun white, play with colours

Sulabh International chairman Bindeshwar Pathak plays Holi with the widows of Vrindavan during a function—Pritam Bandyopadhyay

Over a 1000 widows, dressed in white saris, reclaimed colour in their lives on Tuesday when they played Holi and marked a return to the social mainstream in the holy town of Vrindavan.

Insurance bill is tabled in Lok Sabha

Congress leader Anand Sharma speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday. — PTI

Amid stiff opposition by Left and the Trinamul Congress, the government on Tuesday introduced the Insurance Amendment Bill, which seeks to raise the FDI cap to 49 per cent.

Ministry of Home Affairs asks for report on rapist interview

The NDA government has decided to take strong action in the matter related to the comments made by December 16 gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in an interview to an international media house.

kolkata a Fake note hub?

The busting of a fake currency racket in Kolkata has brought to light the reality that fake currency notes of not only India but different countries were being manufactured in the city.

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it

Listening to Suresh Prabhu presenting the Railway Budget, I wondered whether he was really promising to bring back the halcyon days of luxury on the rails. But no, he can’t and won’t.