Alliance tangle: Shiv Sena talks tough as BJP core committee meets, will they part ways?

BJP president Amit Shah (L) talks with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai (Photo: PTI)

A day after rejecting BJP's reported ‘ultimatum' to finalise a seat-sharing pact or be ready to part ways, Shiv Sena on Friday hardened its stance further, asserting it will continue to be the senior

Indian Muslims will live and die for India, will not dance to the tunes of al-Qaeda: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AP/File)

Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, maintaining that they will not dance to the tunes of terror outfit al-Qaeda.

TV anchor's number is up after naming China's Xi 'Eleven Jinping'

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: AP)

A TV news anchor has been sacked after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI, a senior official at the state telev

Chinese troops begin retreating from Ladakh hours after Modi-Xi meet

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo: AP)

After heightened tension in Chumar area in northeast Ladakh for four days, Chinese troops on Thursday night began withdrawing from Indian territory, official sources said.

New scheme against BMC’s circular for free urinals

Despite Brihanmumbai’s Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) repeated circulars on use of urinals free of cost, the Central Railways (CR) has invited tenders to start a new Rs 1 scheme where both men and wome

MSBTE to provide funds to organise competitive events

In a bid to encourage innovation and research and increase the competitiveness of students studying in institutions affiliated to it, the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE) has off

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.