World  /  Published 27.08.19

Remembering Mountbatten 40 years after murder

India was the first country in the world to lower its flags on August 27, 1979, when the news came through from a small village in Ireland that Lord Mountbatten had been assassinated by the IRA (Irish...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Arun Jaitley funeral blurs party lines

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated with full state honours on Sunday in the presence of a large number of leaders cutting across political lines.The 66-year-old senior BJP leader had pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.08.19

Custody-death widow contests cop claims

Nesar Ansari’s widow on Sunday met members of human rights outfit Lok Seva Samiti to seek justice for her husband, who was found hanging in a toilet at Ratu police station on the outskirts of the ca...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Arun Jaitley: Kingmaker & BCCI’s go-to man

Arun Jaitley, who passed away in New Delhi on Saturday at the age of 66 after battling a long illness, was always seen as a kingmaker in the country’s cricket administration.He never became the pres...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Growing up with Arun, on opposite side

At the outset, my deepest condolences and deep sorrow that Arun is no longer with us. It is very unfortunate he had to go so prematurely.Two years ago as I was retiring from the Rajya Sabha when peopl...
By Sitaram Yechury/As told to Anita Joshua


North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Doctor dies of cardiac arrest

A doctor associated with the Pratiksha Hospital died of cardiac arrest and not for allegedly consuming hydroxychloroquine.Utpaljit Barman died on Sunday and soon after it was reported that he died bec...
By Moshin Khaiyam in Guwahati

World  /  Published 28.03.20

Double tragedy for Indian family

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a double tragedy in one Indian family, with the death on Wednesday of Sudhir Sharma, a 61-year-old frontline immigration officer at Heathrow’s Terminal 3, and tha...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Bihar bleeds in Pune wall collapse tragedy

All the 15 people killed in Saturday’s pre-dawn wall collapse in Pune have been traced to Katihar district of Bihar, around 320km northeast of Patna.Bihar government officials have traced 12 of them...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 29.06.19

‘Yellowy’ killer flows from taps in Mathura, 2 kids dead

Two children have died and at least 200 people fallen ill over the past two days in a Mathura village after drinking “yellow, smelly” tap water supplied from tanks managed by the nagar panchayat.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 26.03.20

'No proof of community spread'

India’s count of coronavirus patients rose by 88 to reach 694 on Thursday with the source of infection unclear now in a few patients. But health officials asserted that such anecdotal reports do not...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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