The BJP-led Maharashtra government on Saturday announced a major farm loan waiver scheme that will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer
Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani is in objection mode again, this time over the use of the word word "intercourse" in the TV promos of
Three paramilitary personnel were critically injured on Saturday during an encounter with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Till the last reports came, total five
The Centre has granted approval for a greenfield International Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida.
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju on Saturday said, "We have
The monsoon session of Parliament will commence on the day voting for the presidential election will take place.
Accorsing to reports, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary
As China continues to obstruct India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the defence experts on Saturday were of the view that Beijing has
The White House has said that there were no specific plans to raise the contentious H-1B visa issue during US President Donald Trump's meeting with
Seeking to "roll out a red- carpet welcome" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump would host him for a working dinner at
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today embarked on a three-nation tour of Portugal, the US and the Netherlands during which he will hold talks with the
Around 100 people are feared buried after a landslide smashed through their village in southwest China's Sichuan Province early today, local officials said, as they
Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors.
The company's board confirmed the move early yesterday, saying
The Sensex took off on a bumpy note -- in step with Asia -- by stumbling 63 points today as oil prices took a big
The rupee fell further by 15 paise to 64.64 against the US dollar today, with a lacklustre domestic stock market casting its shadow on the
Paytm has applied for a licence to set up a money market mutual fund that will enable the company to expand its financial offerings to
Tata Group and American aerospace giant Lockheed Martin today signed an "unprecedented" deal to produce, operate and export the combat-proven F-16 fighters in India, boosting
February 21, 2017 09:52 AM
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book, Dangerous. Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced yesterday that "after careful
February 18, 2017 04:21 PM
Gulzar today advised the young generation of aspiring writers to "become their own critics" by emulating Mirza Ghalib's practise of repeatedly editing his own writings.
January 24, 2017 03:44 PM
Bangladeshi writer and activist Taslima Nasreen whose impromptu session at the Jaipur Literature Festival yesterday drew a minor protest here, will not be invited to
January 22, 2017 06:41 PM
Booker-winning British novelist and poet Alan Hollinghurst today said he found it "depressing" that despite being the world's biggest democracy, homosexuality was still outlawed in
January 03, 2017 03:49 PM
Booker prize-winning English novelist and pioneering art critic John Berger, has passed away at the age of 90.
A lifelong Marxist intellectual, Berger died at his
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has returned Marlon Brando's best actor Oscar statuette to the US government as part of an investigation into the money laundering
Salman Khan has a huge market in Pakistan but his fans might miss the Eid release of his new film "Tubelight" as the distributors are
A writer has charged that rock legend Bob Dylan lifted sections of his Nobel Prize lecture from SparkNotes, the free online study guide aimed at
Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' has now achieved a new and huge milestone which has only been reached by four other movies in history!
The Nitesh Tiwari-directorial has
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he watched Aamir Khan-starrer sports drama Bollywood film Dangal and liked it.
India captain Virat Kohli has deleted his year-old tweet welcoming Anil Kumble's appointment as the national cricket team coach, further exposing the bitterness that had
The Indian cricket team arrived here for a limited-overs series against the West Indies amid the off-field drama surrounding Anil Kumble's resignation as head coach
The BCCI failed to resolve the differences between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli despite its best efforts, said senior board official Rajeev Shukla before assuring
He didn't take any names but the reference to Indian cricket's latest drama was hard to miss as India's lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra
Anil Kumble, who stepped down as Indian cricket team's coach on Tuesday said he was informed that skipper Virat Kohli had reservations about his work
The farmers' protest on Thursday turned violent on Thane-Badlapur highway. The protesting farmers said that their land is being acquired by the Ministry of Defence.
Incessant rains since last night brought down the temperated this morning, with the mercury settling five notches below normal in Delhi. Humidity levels, however,
Unsuccessful love stories have found a very vivid description in a Supreme Court observation wherein it has said that women sacrificing their relationship to accept
The Telangana cabinet today decided to issue four ordinances to amend existing acts.
One of these ordinances will amend the Gaming Act to ban online gambling,
Tamil Nadu government today dismissed as "rumours", claims of plastic rice in markets and said no such rice has been seized in the country so