Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Law and order failure responsible for Saharanpur violence: BJP

Law and order failure responsible for Saharanpur violence: BJP

Yadav said, that entire state was ashamed with whatever happened in Saharanpur due to administrative laxity.

Lessons on how ‘gau seva’ begets kids, why not to say ‘professor’
Lessons on how ‘gau seva’ begets kids, why not to say ‘professor’

What Dina Nath Batra’s books teach Gujarat schoolchildren about science, history and geography.

Staff shortage in Guj govt's engineering & polytechnic colleges as high as 90%: CAG
Staff shortage in Guj govt's engineering & polytechnic colleges as high as 90%: CAG

CAG also pointed some of the lacuna's that exist in individual institutes.

Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow, President greets people
Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow, President greets people

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan, will be celebrated across the country tomorrow.

Four bodies, including two pre-teens, fished out of two rivers in Mizoram

Lalrinpuia and Lalrosanga had gone missing on Saturday evening on the banks of the Tuirivang river.

HC stays EC order against ex-Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan

Commission had told HC that being a quasi-judicial body, it will not defend its order passed against Chavan.

Only 6% of 12 lakh construction workers registered in Gujarat: CAG

CAG claims that only six percent of an estimated 12 lakh construction workers in Gujarat are registered.

Eid shopping in full swing

Picture of the day

Eid shopping in full swing

HSGPC issue: Court issues notice to Punjab, Haryana govt

SGPC and Shiromani Akali Dal leaders also challenged the Haryana government and HSGMC.

J&K constable guns down two women, kills self

Deceased include Urmila Kumari wife of SPO Chaman Lal and her sister Nisha Kumari.

Arrest warrant issued for police intel inspector in drug trafficking case; granted interim bail

An inspector was granted bail after Mizoram Narcotics dept obtained an arrest warrant against him for supplying meth.

VC vs AMU prof turns into academics vs ‘military rule’

On Friday, prominent historians and academics threw their weight behind Rezavi.

Jammu: doctor gives abortion pills to wrong patient, held

Jammu: 8-month foetus dead; doc was Ayurvedic practitioner

Crores spent, govt takes re-look  at Prasar Bharati’s ‘relevance’

The I&B Ministry has also conveyed to the PMO that a thorough review was in order.

Secular friends missing at Iftar party, Sonia finds comfort in Lalu, Sharad

The who’s who of the Congress, barring its leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, were present.

Zonal railway asked for Rs 10 crore, rail budget gave it Rs 25 cr

The budget sanctions Rs 25 crore for the purchase of 10 mini, portable biodiesel plants.

After Aadhaar, UPA’s NPR also gets Modi’s push

The PMO had asked the Planning Commission to collect similar information on Aadhaar and DBT with regard to five key schemes.

K V Thomas all set to head PAC

Reconstitution - First time in 30 yrs, members of five House committees elected unanimously.

Rajnath Singh holds high-level meet on civil services exam row

There are two compulsory papers of 200 marks each in the preliminary examination.

Nepal visit: Sushma Swaraj treads a line different from UPA’s

Her predecessor Salman Khurshid had ruffled many feathers in Nepal by having former PMs meet him at his hotel.

 Encephalitis toll rises to 111, CM suspends 3  senior health officials

As of now, 35 persons are admitted to the North Bengal Medical College (NBMC) with the disease, Satpathy said

Kerry to deliver major foreign policy speech on India

Kerry's speech comes on the eve of his departure to India to attend the India-US Strategic Dialogue.

Katju controversy a 'futile' issue:  Manmohan Singh

Modi Government has also demanded that the former PM should make a 'categorical' statement on the controversial matter.

Blame game starts over Saharanpur violence

Three persons were killed and 19 others, including policemen, injured in the clashes.

 Akal Takht head blames administration for Saharanpur clashes

UP govt had announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh each to the next of kin of the three persons killed and Rs 50,000 to the injured.

Akhilesh government responsible for riots: Syed Shahnawaz Hussain

Saharanpur city is currently under curfew with shoot-at-sight orders in place.

Session won't be cut short, important bills coming:  M Venkaiah Naidu

The current Budget session, which began on July 7, is scheduled to run till August 14.

Azam Khan blames RSS for Saharanpur clashes

UP Minister Azam Khan blames RSS for Saharanpur clashes. Also allegations were made against PM Narendra Modi.

Mumbai on alert after police chief receives letter threatening 'revenge' for Gaza attacks

Following the terror threat, police are leaving no stone unturned to ensure a tight security across Mumbai.

Lucknow murder: Family's dharna for CBI probe enters sixth day

"We want to meet the Chief Minister, but it seems he is not ready for this," said the victims' family.

Bhutan makes it to cover of India tourism report

The Bhutan monastery was presumably mistaken for one in either Sikkim or Arunachal Pradesh.

Top Maoist leader Arvind Bachhar arrested after police raid

The Jhargram police had issued an arrest warrant against Bachhar who had his house at Baduria's Magurkhali village.

 Solanki sworn in as new Haryana Guv, evades queries on HSGPC

Solanki was Rajya Sabha member from 2009 to 2012 and from 2012 till date in his second term.

Cong criticism on LoP issue unfair: Venkaiah Naidu

"The LoP issue is not in government's purview. I don't want to comment," Naidu rold reporters.

Bus-train collision: Condition of four students grave

The condition of four students injured in a bus-train collision in Telangana continues to remain critical.

Not a penny more, not a penny less

Akku and Shankar have four other children, including two sons.

Tension in Kerala village as school serves pork

The pork curry was prepared for a party held in the school for about 60 staffers, most of whom are Catholic.

Beating the bite

They have been going hamlet to hamlet trying to tackle the disease for a month now. 71 deaths later, they could finally be winning.

IIT-Kharagpur plans to bring flexible credit-based system in 2016

BTech students can complete their course in eight years, while a five-year dual degree course can be completed in seven years.

Arun Jaitley says decision on war memorial site soon

Government has earmarked Rs 100 crore for the construction for the war memorial and the war museum.

Congress: A-G has given an opinion to ‘please his political masters’

Congress also accused the govt of pressurising the Speaker to take a decision on LoP status in the Lok Sabha.

CAG reports security lapses and mismanagement in Gujarat jails

The CAG report has also given a detailed note on the '2013 Sabarmati jail escape bid'.

Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar backs brother on 'Hindu state under Modi' remark

Both Dhavalikar brothers, Sudin and Dipak, belonging to Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, an ally of BJP.

150-200 militants staged in camps across LoC: Army

The Army commander maintained that the militants keep moving up and down at the launching pads.

BSP demands CBI probe in Mohanlalganj murder case

BSP demands CBI investigation into the rape and murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj, Lucknow.

Opinion & Editorials

Nilekani’s efforts to convince the NDA of Aadhaar’s benefits appear to have paid off.

That’s the only way to fight Hindu fundamentalists.

On euthanasia, courts should step back, let Parliament decide.

The troubles looming for the BJP/NDA coalition are already on the surface.

In 2014, of the 1,122 new recruits for the civil service, only 53 came from those who wrote papers in Indian languages

Modi believes that there will be unnecessary delays if objections are put as file notings, as these files shuttle back and forth.

Oddly enough, they are growing in numbers, if not in stature. Here’s the new collection of odd couples.

As incomes grew, so did adultery. Divorce rose from 3,41,000 in 1980 to 2.2 million in 2013.

Both the BJP and the Congress have helped demean the office.

A ‘Femina’ cover recently challenged the size zero status quo in Bollywood, revived the conversation on stereotypes. Here, the woman on the cover writes about beauty and body types in the film industry and outside.

Coalition politics has not meant more democratic politics.

This year’s edition of the Human Development Report contains a set of practical recommendations.

BRICS summit signalled a more purposeful solidarity among emerging economies.

To consolidate its 2014 success, the BJP must weaken the Congress.

A South Asian union based on trade could reduce the incentive for war in the region.

The NDA government’s real challenge in Nepal, however, is not China.

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