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AAP-Centre battle goes to courts today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Photo: PTI/File)

The AAP government on Thursday moved the Delhi high court challenging the Union home ministry’s May 21 notification that lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung has discretionary powers for appointments and t

RSS kills individuality: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi with NSUI President Roji M John showing a mobile application of the party.   (Photo: PTI)

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the RSS, saying it promoted dictatorship through its model of “discipline”, and cautioned people against RSS plans to capture the education mi

Gujjars call off stir as government vows quota bill

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan on Thursday.  (Photo: PTI)

The Rajasthan government will bring a new separate bill to provide five per cent reservation to Gujjars under special backward category.

Mamata Banerjee to join PM Modi on visit to Bangladesh

Putting all speculation to rest, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his two-day Bangladesh visit starting June 6.

Consciously did not take the populist course: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he consciously avoided choosing a “populist course” and instead opted for the “more difficult path” of correcting the defective government machinery during his fi

FIFA’s Sepp Blatter defies calls to quit

FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for the opening ceremony of the FIFA congress in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo: AP)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter rejected an emotional plea to resign from one of the world’s soccer greats on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing the game’s governing body drew warnings from spon

PM Modi plans to do yoga on June 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga at a public event next month, part of his international drive to increase participation in the ancient discipline.

AFSPA is lifted in Tripura

In a landmark decision Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar lifted the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from his state. It had been in force since 1997.

War vets protest at OROP delay

A significant section of ex-servicemen seem to have lost their patience waiting for the government to fulfil their demand for One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) and have called a mega-rally here on June 14,

Arvind Kejriwal vs Modi government: Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea tomorrow

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI/File)

LG Najeeb Jung met Home Minister Rajnath Singh this morning

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re