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Fee leash looms over IIMs

The Indian Institutes of Management may not be able to charge as much fees as they like despite the passage of the IIM Act during the winter session of Parliament.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Rajnath hints at extension

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hinted that the Centre might extend the unilateral ceasefire beyond Ramazan, although some security agencies had told him this might increase the risk for them.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

5 elderly patients die in Kanpur ICU; hospital denies AC failure was cause

Five elderly patients have died in the intensive care unit of a state-run hospital here during the last two days, with their attendants alleging failure of the AC plant as the reason behind the deaths, a charge denied by the administration.
Jun 08, 2018 15:13 IST

Cong calls out Jaitley loan waiver 'lies'

The Congress has accused senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley of lying to deny Rahul Gandhi's accusation about government loan waivers for crony industrialists.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Portable MRI for on-site scans

A team of Indian engineers has developed a portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that could be mounted on a truck to provide on-site scans currently unavailable to millions of people across the country.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Sadhus plot BJP win, sadhus oppose BJP

Some sadhus in Ayodhya are preparing a strategy to help the BJP win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections while some seers in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, are gearing up to oppose the ruling party.
Piyush Srivastava Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Pranab pluralism message

Former President Pranab Mukherjee had boxed himself into a dark corner by accepting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh invite but appeared to salvage his pride on Thursday by denouncing all attempts to interpret Indian nationalism through the prism of religion.
Sanjay K. Jha Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Congress trains guns on Sangh

The Congress on Thursday swiftly changed its position on Pranab Mukherjee's decision to accept the Sangh invite after hearing his forthright criticism of religious bigotry and divisive politics.
Sanjay K Jha Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Sangh projects benign face

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday sought to present a benign picture of his organisation, claiming it respected India's diversity and worked not just for Hindu interests, making full use of the national attention generated by Pranab Mukherjee's presence at its Nagpur headquarters.
J.P. Yadav Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

A hit with a bit for all sides

Former President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh headquarters in Nagpur on Thursday turned into a primetime blockbuster for the Sangh parivar in its quest for "legitimacy''.
Anita Joshua Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt's science boast questioned

The Narendra Modi government has increased funding for its science and technology departments by 26 to 90 per cent, Union science minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday, releasing a 218-page document listing their "myriad" achievements over the past four years.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 08, 2018 00:00 IST

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