Leaders of Opposition parties will meet Election Commission (EC) officials on Tuesday to urge the panel to spell out the mechanisms to address any mismatch between voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) and electronic voting machine (EVM) tallies during the counting of votes onRead More
A five-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Friday gave the Supreme Court-appointed mediation committee time till August 15 to continue with its efforts to resolve the prolonged and strife-ridden Ayodhya title dispute.
“We do not want to shortRead More
The Supreme Court punctured the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five human rights activists arrested for suspected Maoist links on Wednesday, saying that dissent was the safety valve of democracy. Granting the activists interim relief, the court ruled that they can't beRead More
NEW DELHI: A 21-member committee has been set up to advise Prime Minister Narendra Modi on science, technology and innovations, a top official said today.
The Prime Minister's Science Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC) includes noted mathematician and Princeton University
Even before the state has fully recovered from the worst flood seen since 1924, the government in Kerala is in the eye of a storm.
If the events running up to the calamity are taken into account, it raises one crucial question to which the Left government is unable to findRead More
New Delhi: Countering the picture projected by Opposition of a gloomy economic situation and claims of rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that more than one crore jobs have been created in the last one year, hence, the campaign of lack of jobs needs to stop now.Read More
Turns out there is not enough money in the rich, extravagant Premier League after all. Every transfer window brings its own storm of wealth from the island of the football elite. Yet, so careful were some that Tottenham Hotspur spent nothing all summer — the first side to do so since theRead More
A Republican clung to a narrow lead in aRead More
New Delhi: When she was 16 years old, Meena (name changed) was determined to work hard to realise her mother's dream. She studied day and night because her family, especially her mother, wanted her to become a doctor — potentially the first doctor in the familyRead More
Despite assurances by senior railway authorities,Read More
Shoojit Sircar directorial Pink released in 2015 and changed Taapsee Pannu’s career. While TaapseeRead More
Bollywood movies are popular in China. Aamir Khan flicks even more so. That could explain why Chinese media has been crying "all is well" and advising Imran Khan, Pakistan PM-designate, to ignore what "western media" is saying on China-Pakistan ties. To make up for its lackRead More
Ant-Man and the Wasp will be crawling their way to Indian theatres this weekend. But a sequelRead More
What is Chandler Bing’s job?
If you’re thinking that transponster is not even a word and convulsing with laughter, you know the concept that I’m going to refer to shortly.
To make this slightly more difficult by alluding to more such in-references, whichRead More
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah was in West Bengal for a two-day visit — on Thursday and Friday — during which he delivered the Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Memorial Lecture organised by the Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation. Apart from that engagement,Read More
In 1904, the United States took over a French engineering project, and after a decade, opened one of the most popular conduits for maritime trade in the world — the Panama canal. At Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday, at the mere sight of a set-piece, another thoroughfare was in operation, everRead More
Mumbai: ICICI Bank, battling a crisis following whistleblower allegations, named group veteran Sandeep Bakhshi as chief operating officer and said CEO Chanda Kochhar would be on leave till completion of the external enquiry against her in the Videocon loanRead More
New Delhi: India's planned Rs 40,000-crore deal to buy the sophisticated, long-range S-400 air defence system from Russia would "complicate" building inter-operability between the United States (US) and Indian militaries, a senior US Congressman said in DelhiRead More
The leaders of North and South Korea met in the demilitarized zone separating the two countries on Saturday, hours after President Donald Trump suggested his June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un may still goRead More
Barring a mathematical miracle, IPL 2018 is over for Rajasthan Royals. It has been a season of disappointment for their high-profile players. The lack of coaching experience in the dugout has stood out and the cohesiveness that is so crucial for franchise-based T20 cricket has beenRead More