India

'Strange-looking animal' sparks panic inside Parliament complex

The mammal looked like a cross between a mongoose and a wild cat. (Picture for representational purpose. Photo: PTI)

The appearance of a "strange-looking" visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

US woos India: Modi's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is a great vision, says Kerry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry (Photo: PTI/AP)

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is a great vision, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday on the eve of his departure to India.

Minister to visit BJP HQ from tomorrow

To improve coordination between the BJP and BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, every minister will have to make himself available for the party workers at the BJP headquarters.

Babus told to speed up work by August 15

Narendra Modi plans ‘big bang’ Red Fort speech; Relook at ‘rights-based’ UPA schemes?

Saharanpur curfew eased

People rush to fill fuel in their vehicles during curfew relaxation in Saharanpur on Monday. 	— PTI

Curfew was relaxed for four hours in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, though sporadic incidents had taken place late on Sunday night.

UPSC row will be resolved in a week: Rajnath Singh

Students shout slogans against the introduction of CSAT in the civil services. PTI

The Centre said on Monday that the row over the UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test will be resolved within a week.

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.