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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.

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August 18, 2015 12:53 am

J&K is different from other states in that laws enacted by Parliament, except those pertaining to defence, external affairs and communications, do not automatically become applicable to it.

August 18, 2015 11:24 am

The Mission envisages an investment of Rs 62,009 crore, of which Rs 14,623 crore will be provided by the Centre. The rest is expected to be raised by states, urban local bodies, and from private players.

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August 17, 2015 9:12 pm

The two main groupings in the fray for 225 Parliament seats are the Ranil Wickremesinghe-led United National Front for Good Governance, and the Mahinda Rajapaksa-led United People’s Freedom Alliance.

August 17, 2015 6:04 pm

Chouhan and the BJP were meticulous in defence, printing and distributing booklets called Vyapam Ka Sach. It countered the Congress by coming out with details of illegalities during Digvijaya Singh’s regime.

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August 17, 2015 4:19 pm

JD (U) Rajya Sabha MP and national spokesperson KC Tyagi said, "So long as Owaisi does not officially declare his candidates, we will not react".

August 17, 2015 2:25 pm

The plan to hire laterally at the mid-level is partly fueled by the government’s wish to professionalise state run lenders and improve their efficiency.

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August 17, 2015 2:03 pm

Andrabi is the founder and chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat – the women’s hard-line separatist outfit in the Valley -- that was originally set-up as an organisation for social reforms.

August 17, 2015 1:54 am

The govt’s Rs 640 cr action against Nestle comes up before NCDRC today. But the Bombay HC has already cut the ground from under its feet.

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August 17, 2015 1:51 am

How is “indecency” defined, and what law governs behaviour in public?

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August 17, 2015 7:20 am

There is a fair possibility that the UNP and Wickremesinghe-led United National Front for Good Governance will win more seats than the UPFA.

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August 16, 2015 12:47 pm

Known as the “father of the Taliban” – a moniker many in Pakistan lay claim to – Gul was the protégé of former Pakistani dictator, General Zia ul-Haq.

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August 15, 2015 4:31 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed go beyond an assurance and make a concrete announcement on OROP.

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August 14, 2015 8:07 pm

It is interesting to note that it was immediately after mandating Trai to make recommendations on the subject, that Congress had unveiled its aforementioned “launch TV channels” campaign.

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August 14, 2015 5:05 pm

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had wiped out the Congress and BJP in Delhi, winning a staggering 67 of 70 seats – the largest ever margin in Delhi's electoral history.

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August 14, 2015 3:46 pm

The GST cannot be implemented without a constitutional amendment as the states do not have the power to impose service tax while the Centre can't levy tax on goods beyond factory gate.

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August 14, 2015 3:39 pm

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan left the benchmark rates unchanged at 7.25 per cent on August 4.

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August 15, 2015 4:13 pm

On August 15, 2014, the Prime Minister delivered his first speech at Red Fort. A year on, a recap of the headlines he made — and the story that followed

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August 15, 2015 3:51 pm

This will be Modi’s maiden visit to an Islamic country — and the first by an Indian PM in 34 years to the UAE, a country in which over 2 million Indians live and work, and send home an estimated $ 12 billion every year

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April 5, 2017 6:09 pm

The dilemma for the Commerce Minister was to start off his assignment by announcing the abolition of an export incentive in a Ministry whose aim was to push exports.

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August 13, 2015 3:01 am

Chief Judicial Magistrate Anubhav Sharma described the case as a ‘spectacular escape in which prosecution has miserably failed to prove a big conspiracy’.

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August 13, 2015 2:52 am

Nine substantive amendments had been brought through an ordinance and, subsequently, as part of a Bill. The ordinance has been repromulgated thrice.

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday rejected the mercy plea of Yakub Memon crushing all hopes of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict.
August 12, 2015 12:30 am

The I&B Ministry does not, in fact, have the mandate to regulate content on TV channels. The broadcast industry has always insisted on self-regulation.

August 12, 2015 8:46 am

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s decision to suspend 25 Congress MPs wasn’t unprecedented. Does drastic action help run a chaotic House better?

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August 12, 2015 7:11 am

India emerged as the world’s largest beef exporter in 2014, ironically the first year of the BJP-led government.

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August 11, 2015 7:49 am

Voting is now compulsory in Gujarat. What does it mean? What if you disobey?