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August 25, 2015 8:04 pm

On the surface, this might seem like a demand for reservation, but dig deeper and what the Patidars really want is scrapping of caste based reservation.

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August 25, 2015 5:49 pm

With Bihar elections in sight and AAP supporting Nitish-Lalu alliance, there is distrust between the Centre and the state.

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August 25, 2015 3:13 pm

The statistics do make you sit up. August alone has seen 477 cases against 11 and 142 cases in the last two years, respectively.

August 25, 2015 8:54 am

The huge plunge in the stock market on Monday was not generated by a few brokers' cartel in India. It was a global seize-up.

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August 25, 2015 1:12 am

The central bank managed to add $ 34 billion through inflows from foreign currency deposits and a concessional swap facility for banks.

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August 25, 2015 1:01 am

Investors seem to have matured as well. Unlike in 2008, investment advisers did not receive many frantic calls on Monday, and investors seemed to understand the situation much better

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August 25, 2015 5:22 am

The sharpest fall in China’s stocks since 2007 came despite Beijing’s latest attempt to support the equity market.

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August 25, 2015 4:17 am

Sensex fell 1,624 points, or 5.94 %, on Monday, the most in over 6 years, raising fresh apprehensions about India’s ability to tide over uncertainties triggered by a slowing China.

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August 24, 2015 6:12 pm

Ahead of the Patel rally in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, Leena Misra analyses where each side stands.

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August 24, 2015 7:08 pm

The Defence Ministry spokesperson said the fighter aircraft had taken off from Srinagar airfield on a routine training sortie; a court of inquiry has been ordered into the cause of the accident.

August 24, 2015 3:38 pm

The government is checking out if all call drops are due to congestion as claimed by the telecom companies.

August 24, 2015 3:24 pm

West Asia, the crucible of three important faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, has witnessed centuries of competing claims to buildings, land and people.

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August 24, 2015 6:33 am

First Lieutenant Shaye Haver and Captain Kristen Griest of the US Army may not have broken the military’s brass ceiling, but they have definitely cracked it. Last Friday, they were awarded the prestigious Ranger tab to pin on their uniforms after becoming the first women to pass the 62-day Ranger training course, considered the most […]

August 24, 2015 12:26 am

4.56 lakh girls were missing on average every year for the period 2001-12. The reason is sex-selective abortions, which though declining in number, continues in the country.

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August 24, 2015 5:51 pm

How is the new bidding process different from earlier occasions? What concerns were raised by the bidders?

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August 21, 2015 1:37 pm

The civic body polls come soon after the Lalit Modi storm that had embroiled Raje and son Dushyant and the BJP had expected to fare far worse.

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August 21, 2015 8:19 am

The Nitish model has looked impressive in comparison with Lalu raj, going head to head with Modi is a different ball game

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August 21, 2015 2:08 am

New entrants to the Forest Service want this rule changed. They say it is no longer relevant, and is in fact harming the service.

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August 21, 2015 9:37 am

The Standing Committee on Defence highlighted several shortcomings that need immediate attention.

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August 21, 2015 8:10 am

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) on Wednesday made a strong pitch for scrapping the no-detention policy for Classes I to VIII, along with bringing back board exams in Class X.

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August 20, 2015 6:27 pm

A day after Bhatt's removal from the IPS following the Gujarat government’s proposal to charge him of misconduct, the government sent him a show cause notice to explain an alleged sex video.

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August 20, 2015 3:39 pm

Given India's geographical spread, reach and connectivity, these payment banks can use the mobile platform to provide basic banking transactions through mobile phones.

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August 20, 2015 12:52 am

There is no conclusive evidence that prohibition is an election game-changer.

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August 20, 2015 10:33 am

Officials could locate four carcasses in April, and going by villagers’ claims, about another dozen may have died.

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August 20, 2015 1:09 am

Young officers will now be trained in Delhi for 3 months before going to their cadres. SHYAMLAL YADAV explains the new system, and how it will work

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August 20, 2015 1:09 am

It makes sense for a telecom company to pitch for a 900 MHz band instead of 2,100 MHz or even 1,800 MHz.

August 19, 2015 3:46 pm

After the cancellation  of  talks  by New Delhi last year over a similar invitation, separatists see the repeat invite as “toughening” of Pakistan’s stand  on  Kashmir  which they welcome.

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August 19, 2015 12:59 am

As per the new draft notification, no new commercial activity such as the establishment of hotels, resorts or any construction activity will be allowed within the eco-sensitive zone.

August 19, 2015 12:28 am

The new study suggests that peer pressure can also influence other kinds of decisions, such as those on education.

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August 19, 2015 12:20 am

Babasaheb Purandare, a 93-year-old historian, is to be conferred a top honour, but Maratha outfits accuse him of distorting history. Kavitha Iyer explains the politics of what’s now a raging controversy.

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August 19, 2015 12:14 am

At 7 pm on Monday, a bomb went off at the Erawan shrine in central Bangkok, killing at least 18 and leaving more than a hundred injured.

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April 5, 2017 6:09 pm

According to the RBI Governor, the country today lacked economists with good grounding in price theory and general equilibrium analysis that are fundamental to economic policymaking.

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August 18, 2015 3:37 pm

"We have revised our GDP growth forecast down to around 7%, in light of a drier than average monsoon," said Moody's in its statement.

August 18, 2015 3:31 pm

Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections have produced a hung parliament, putting paid to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s comeback bid

August 18, 2015 1:05 am

In fact, the scientists propose, by incorporating cooked starches into their diet, our ancestors were able to fuel the evolution of our oversize brains.

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August 18, 2015 12:56 am

The understanding arrived between Modi and the UAE leadership on the nature of the threat from terrorism, and the measures needed to counter it go much farther, and are far more explicit.