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Pilgrims flock to Sabarimala but ‘barred’ women not allowed entry

The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala opened Saturday for its two-month-long annual pilgrimage season. An approximate 32,000 devotees offered prayers at the temple Tuesday, even as the police prevented a 12-year-old girl from Tamil Nadu to proceed to the hill shrine.

Indira Gandhi’s birth anniversary: Rare photos of the ‘Iron Lady’ from Express archives

Today marks the 102nd birth anniversary of India’s first and only female prime minister Indira Gandhi. Political leaders from across the spectrum paid rich tributes to the ‘Iron Lady of India’.

JNU campus stir spills onto streets, students march to Parliament

Heavy police deployment has been made outside JNU's campus to monitor the situation.

In photos: Justice S A Bobde, new CJI and a photography enthusiast

Once appointed, Bobde, the second seniormost judge in the apex court after Gogoi, will enjoy a tenure of one year and five months as CJI— until April 23, 2021.

Farewell CJI: Lawyers’ body bids goodbye to Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Chief Justice Gogoi presided over the Supreme Court bench for the last time on Friday.

Top quotes of S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: From Kashmir to RCEP to what he said on Pakistan

S Jaishankar delivering the fourth RNG Lecture provided an assessment of the last 70 years of India’s foreign policy choices and challenged past positions — from dealing with China on boundary issues and handling Pakistan to managing ties with the US.

S Jaishankar at fourth RNG Lecture: ‘Past handling of Pakistan raises many questions’

Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Thursday called for “an honest review of our performance” in the seven decades since independence in a “visibly changing global order”.

Dev Deepawali 2019: Devotees light earthen lamps in Varanasi

Dev Deepawali is also called the 'Diwali of the Gods' as the Gods are believed to have descended on Earth to bathe in the Ganges on this day. This year it was celebrated on November 12.

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: How devotees celebrated Gurpurab across India

Guru Nanak travelled around the world to spread his message that there is only one god. Here is a glimpse of how devotees are celebrating the festival around the country.

Local train collides with intercity express in Hyderabad, several injured

Two trains collided at Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad on Monday morning injuring several passengers.

Rising onion prices continue to burn a hole in consumers’ pockets

Onion Prices in India: The government on Saturday said it will import 1 lakh tonnes of onion to control prices that have risen sharply to around Rs 100/kg at some places.

JNU students protest over fee hike

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) protested outside the AICTE auditorium at Vasant Kunj which is the venue for the varsity's third convocation ceremony.

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