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Friday , April 21 , 2017

BJP muted defence of Advani and Joshi

The BJP leadership appears to have left the two leading lights of the Ram temple movement - L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi - to fend for themselves in the Babri demolition case, while seeking...   | Read..

Nitish calls on Sonia

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today called on Sonia Gandhi at the Congress president's New Delhi residence, against the backdrop of efforts by many leaders to unite...   | Read..

Green tribunal slams Sri Sri

India's apex environmental tribunal today slammed Art of Living Foundation (AOL) founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, who has said the government should be held responsible for...   | Read..

Encroachment axe on cross

A giant cross atop a hillock in the ecologically sensitive hill resort of Munnar in Kerala was today removed by district officials as part of an ongoing court-ordered drive...   | Read..

Delhi cool to rename ploy

India today dismissed China's efforts to reassert its territorial claim over Arunachal Pradesh, saying Beijing's move to standardise the names of six towns in the border...   | Read..

Justice cry for Saibaba

Delhi University Teachers' Association president Nandita Narain borrowed English poet John Donne's lines "ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee" as...   | Read..

Cong probe call into Valley fires

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today demanded a probe into the recent fires at several places in the Valley, saying he...   | Read..

Bahubali folded-hand appeal

Bahubali director S.S. Rajamouli has appealed to pro-Kannada groups to allow the release of the blockbuster film's sequel in Karnataka, after a provocative speech by an...   | Read..

Riyadh retail job shock for Kerala

Saudi Arabia's labour minister today issued an order to restrict employment in shopping malls to Saudi nationals, setting off tremors thousands of miles away in faraway...   | Read..

Arrests for 'IS links' after raids in 6 states

Four persons were arrested and six detained in coordinated pre-dawn raids across six states today on suspicion of links with the Islamic State.   | Read..

Free speech versus dignity

The Supreme Court today decided to refer to a five-judge Constitution bench the question whether the right to free speech and expression includes "the right to insult...   | Read..

Schools threaten to sue CBSE

An initiative of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to keep an eye on private schools has drawn the ire of an umbrella body of private schools, which today...   | Read..

Bhagat parallel for Pehlu 'killer'

Self-styled cow protector Sadhvi Kamal Didi has equated one of the accused in the Alwar lynching of a cattle trader with freedom-fighters Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad...   | Read..

Rahul visits professor on fast for campus

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences late last night to meet a teacher who has been on hunger strike for the past 15 days.   | Read..

Salim, Waheeda in toilet protest

Scriptwriter Salim Khan and actress Waheeda Rehman have joined residents to demand the shifting of a public toilet installed on the Bandstand promenade in suburban Bandra.   | Read..

Petrol pumps

The oil ministry has denounced the decision of a section of petrol pump operators, mostly in southern India, to keep outlets shut on Sundays.   | Read..

Parsi woman religion poser

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine whether a Parsi woman can be deprived of her religious identity, acquired by virtue of her birth, after marrying a man of another...   | Read..

More time to tie meals to Aadhaar

The Centre is extending the deadline for linking the school midday meal and 100-day rural job schemes to Aadhaar, faced with mounting criticism and the spectre of exclusion...   | Read..

SC reduces alimony cash

The Supreme Court has reduced a divorced woman's monthly maintenance after her former husband, who has since remarried and has a son born through his second wife, moved the...   | Read..
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