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Congress ends Jharkhand Mukti Morcha alliance

The Congress has decided to go alone in the coming Jharkhand Assembly polls after calling off its alliance with the JMM after sharing power with the latter for more than a year.

Rahul Gandhi meets leaders in small groups for talks

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is again going back to basics, interacting with party leaders in smaller groups for the revival of the party following its crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha electio

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41, diesel Rs 2.25

State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Friday cut the petrol price by Rs 2.41 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on the back of falling international oil prices.

CBI chief may get extension

Even as the Modi government has initiated the process for selecting the next chief of the country’s premier investigating agency, the CBI, speculation is rife that the current incumbent, Ranjit Sinha,

Ministries to upload reports every month

The Modi move for transparency in the government continued with the Cabinet Secretary on Friday making it mandatory for all the ministries to upload their progress reports on the ongoing projects late

Foreign vessel scrapes Indian Naval Ship Kora

In a freak incident, Indian naval ship Kora suffered minor damages to its side on Friday after the naval vessel was “scraped” by a foreign merchant vessel about 300 nautical miles from the coast of Vi

Charges filed on A Raja, Kanimozhi

A. Raja at the Patiala House courts complex in New Delhi on Friday.  	— PTI

A special court here on Friday framed charges against the former communications minister A.

Warren Anderson, wanted for Bhopal gas tragedy, dies

Warren Anderson, wanted for Bhopal gas tragedy, dies

Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world’s most lethal industrial accidents, has di

Omar Abdullah drops Ganderbal, to contest Sonwar

Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, who is also the working president of the ruling National Conference (NC), will seek election to the state Assembly from Sonwar in Srinagar district and

The Archers and Test cricket: words you rarely find in the same sentence and more’s the pity as there’s not much else that can give greater innocent pleasure.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t