Saturday, Sep 20, 2014
Carefully following process initiated by PM: MEA on Chinese incursions

Carefully following process initiated by PM: MEA on Chinese incursions

India on Saturday said it was carefully following the process initiated by Modi and an outcome was awaited.

Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation; governor intervenes
Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation; governor intervenes

tudents from Presidency University, Calcutta University and other educational institutions also joined the protest.

Four killed in cracker factory explosion in Lucknow
Four killed in cracker factory explosion in Lucknow

At least 10 people were injured in the explosion in the cracker factory in Mohanlalganj area of the district.

NCP gives Congress a day to decide on seat-sharing for Maha polls
NCP gives Congress a day to decide on seat-sharing for Maha polls

Pawar had met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on August 6 and said the two parties would go to the hustings together.

Minorities panel tells Rajnath: Act against hate speech

The panel, in its letter, cited speeches made by BJP MPs Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj on ‘love jihad’.

Non-Bailable Warrant issued against BJP MP Sriramulu

A functionary of Sriramulu's erstwhile party BSR Congress had filed the complaint in April claiming he was promised a ticket by him to contest the Lok Sabha polls.

Allahabad HC allows immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna

The district and state authorities have been asked to ensure that the immersion was carried out in strict adherence with the guidelines of the CPCB passed in 2010.

Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation, fresh probe

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Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation, fresh probe

Xi Jinping realistic, more principled than his predecessors: Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama said that it is "something new" when a communist leaders mentions about importance of spiritualism.

Arvind Kejriwal, three others put on trial in defamation case

Kejriwal and three other accused were put on trial after they did not plead guilty to the offence and claimed trial.

PM's statement to please US, shed his communal image: UP Minister

Minister for primary education urged the PM to ask RSS, VHP, Hindu Jagran Manch and other Hindutva organisations to adopt his views.

Congress holds discussions to decide candidates for 174 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls

State Cong chief Manikrao Thakre said that it was for the high command to decide on the issue of seat sharing with NCP.

Life thrown out of gear in Patna due to rains

According to state Met office, 92.6 mm rains were recorded in Patna from evening to night yesterday.

3 Pakistan traders report theft at clothing exhibition

Adnan, whose collection was well-received, added: “From next time, we hope better arrangements will be made.

Panna tigress dies in a collar

Wounded in the neck, device may have prevented T4 from soothing the wound.

Indian Muslims will live, die for India, says PM Narendra Modi

"This is a crisis against humanity, not a crisis against one country or one race," said Modi on terror.

The musician who never spoke but we all listened to
Only in the Express

When U Shrinivas played his mandolin, the raga stood in all its majesty before you, writes Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna.

Bijnor blast: Woman held for ‘aiding five SIMI men’ who fled

The ATS is also probing the role of Husna’s husband, Jauhar, who has been in Saudi Arabia for the past five months.

Richard Verma named new US ambassador to India

His appointment comes ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the US next week.

Chavan the face of Congress ad blitz

The BJP dismissed the Congress campaign as a ploy to deflect attention from its “misrule”.

Cong leaders meet Xi, then slam Modi for not taking up key issues

Sonia told Xi that consensus existed across the political spectrum in India to strengthen its relationship with China.

Five sent to 20 years in jail

The gangrape in October last year and victim’s self-immolation on Dec 31 had triggered an outrage in West Bengal.

Gates Foundation announces USD 7 lakh for J-K flood relief
Jammu and Kashmir Floods

The help came in response to a request from Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh, who hails from J&K.

Congress questions timing of Modi's statement on Indian Muslims

What is the reason that he said this ahead of his visit to the US, questioned former External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

How 'Eleven Jinping' cost a DD newsreader her job

The casual newsreader mistook ‘Xi’ in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name to be the Roman letter for 11.

Bangalore: 350 children hospitalised after having midday meal in school

Doctors were told that a lizard was found in the food served to the children.

Xi Jinping keeps tradition alive, meets family of Dr Dwarkanath Kotnis

This is not a first time that a visiting Chinese leader has met the family of Kotnis.

Centre joins hands with Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation for universal sanitation

Under Swachchh Bharat Mission to be launched on Oct 02, every household is to be enabled with toilet facility by 2019.

This MLA wipes his hands on  ex-MP’s sari, claims it’s a prank

When contacted, Rai said, “I thought it was a little prank, but the media has maligned my character by depicting it in a different way.

Security forces bust NSCN(IM) 'detention centre' in Dimapur

Security forces rescued two persons who were found tied with heavy chains around their ankles there.

With calligraphy and grace, First Lady woos students

Peng, accompanying her husband Chinese President Xi Jinping on his three-day visit to India, interacted with students who are learning Mandarin.

Alternative route to Mansarovar against religious sentiments: Harish Rawat

Rawat had opposed the proposal for an alternative route to Mansarovar even when it was first made by Modi at the BRICS summit.

Judicial probe sought into 'sexual abuse' of school girls

Anbalagan said some outfits had been holding agitations seeking intensified action against the culprits.

Jawan hurt as ULFA target army vehicle in Assam district

Assam Police CPRO said the explosion, caused by an improvised explosive device (IED), took place at about 7.30 am.

The allies carrying Sena-BJP hopes on Pawars’ western turf

Raju Shetti and Mahadev Jankar showed potential in LS polls, are demanding chunk of assembly seats

 JK facing shortage of 12 lakh measles vaccines: Omar
Jammu and Kashmir Floods

Omar said that state government will procure it from open market.

Impeachment ball begins to roll for Judge Manjunath

The other three AAP MPs who have signed the petition are Bhagwant Mann, Sadhu Singh and Harinder Singh Khalsa.

As leaders talk, soldiers face off at Chumar on LAC

India has ramped up defences in Ladakh since the 2013 face-off, moving an armoured regiment with 46 tanks to join the Kiari-based 70 Brigade.

Obama likely to pick Richard Verma as ambassador to India

Modi is due to visit Washington on September 29-30 for a trip aimed at revitalising ties.

India, China to promote cooperation in film sector

India and China also agreed that the Chinese Films Co-production Commission would interact more closely with the I&B Ministry.

Jaya rejects UGC circular on Hindi

The circular asked the universities to inform the UGC of their responses to make Hindi the main language at graduation-level.

In a first, CPM leader summoned by CBI

Rabin Deb said he had received the summons, but asked the CBI for some time before he presents himself before the investigators.

‘3 months ago, there was a Modi wave...’

Shiv Sena’s views on BJP, Prithviraj Chavan and Hafiz Saeed, as expressed in Saamna

Jaswant still in coma but family hopes he will rise from it

His family said that they are assured that Singh is in good hands here and have no plans to move him elsewhere.

INS alarm over threat by KCR

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao reportedly issued threat to the media.

BJP MP blames Modi govt for bypoll defeat, backtracks later

MP Nand Kumar Sai said that the bypoll result is an attempt by the public to bring deficiencies by the govt to our notice.

SC questions govt on CVC selection: What happened to transparency?

The court was adjudicating a PIL by NGO ‘Centre for Integrity, Governance and Training in Vigilance Administration’

20% spike in apple prices due to crop damage, delay in arrival
Jammu and Kashmir Floods

Generally, by the first week of September, apples from J&K hit the wholesale markets in the northern plains.

Sushma Swaraj to inaugurate Nalanda University tomorrow

The university will have seven schools for postgraduate and doctorate students by its scheduled completion in 2020.

Tihar Deputy SP arrested for trying to burn alive daughter-in-law

The victim alleged that she was being harassed by her husband, mother-in-law and father-in-law for dowry.

Convey Assam’s concern to China over construction of dams on Brahmaputra: Gogoi to Modi

Gogoi is concerned about the construction of a series of dams by China that would adversely impact downstream flows.

Sino-India border issues can be solved through talks only, says Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama said India has more open minded people and an approach which is more realistic.

Opinion & Editorials

It is the Congress-NCP camp that is keenly waiting for the news of a Sena-BJP split. This would allow it greater flexibility in choosing post-poll partners.

The sprinter detected with hyperandrogenism must be talked to — and heard out.

If supply-side problems are the major ailment, why not cut rates — since monetary policy can affect output without affecting inflation

Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri say what Pakistan has is not democracy. What they promise is utopia.

The US and China are isolated in their own ways.

In a dysfunctional polity, it was left to the CAG to move against corruption.

Scotland’s priorities, argue the proponents of independence, are poorly reflected in the constitution of the British government.

The SC rulings in Sarla Mudgal and Lily Thomas have not stopped the horrendous practice of married men committing fraud.

We need to learn from China not the art of running a small firm well, but of supporting a small business.

BJP’s return at the Centre reopens the question: what constitutes the middle ground of India's politics?

Sachin Pilot was looking positively happy after his party cornered three seats in Rajasthan.

Government must aim for a younger, less permanent, more diverse civil service.

BJP abandoned development for ‘love jihad’ in UP. Voters turned away.

Centre must grasp the differences and overlaps between LGB and T identities.

China’s political investment in Modi when he was the Gujarat CM has generated goodwill for Beijing with an Indian leader.

Only consistent trend in bypolls across states since the general election is the party’s loss of seats

Modi government is enunciating a doctrine of high-speed diplomacy.

RBI rules on wilful default are a throwback to the age of khap panchayats.

Maoists of all hues — are leaving the so-called “revolutionary” path they had pledged to tread.

Now, people of J&K praise army for their rescue and curse the media for publicising it.

Delhi must participate in Chinese initiatives in Indian Ocean and shape the agenda.

A new language and strategy is needed to expose Modi’s communal agenda

The party imploded in spectacular fashion, giving Indira Gandhi the chance to rise again.

Top-down approach to making buildings energy efficient has not worked

Restructure the MGNREGS to raise overall efficiency and gains to rural households.

If the outcome is a narrow margin in favour of No, the battle will not end. If it is narrowly for Yes, the game is over.

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