Saturday 23 July 2016

The cricket icon is reported to have tried to curry favour with Defence Minister Parrikar for a friend's property adjoining defence land in Mussoorie. Parrikar is said to have declined to help. The recipient of India's top honour is also busy endorsing various products. Is India's legendary batsman insulting the Bharat Ratna, which was given to him after amending rules?

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Opposition parties are attacking the Modi government on the issue of alleged atrocities on dalits as they feel the crucial voting bloc was slipping away
National July 22, 2016 04:45 PM
Under mounting attack over the Parliament video row, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today said he was ready for any probe after tendering an unconditional apology
National July 22, 2016 02:16 PM
The 31-storey scam-tainted Adarsh apartments, built at Colaba in posh South Mumbai locality for Kargil war heros and war widows, will not be demolished for
National July 22, 2016 02:01 PM
Denouncing politics being played in the name of casteism and nepotism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for a BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to
National July 22, 2016 01:35 PM
An AN 32 aircraft of the IAF, with 29 personnel on board, including four officers, today went missing over Bay of Bengal on its way
International July 22, 2016 10:31 PM
At least six people are believed to have been killed in a shooting rampage in a shopping centre in the German city of Munich, a
International July 22, 2016 03:18 PM
North Korea's economy contracted for the first time in five years in 2015, the South's central bank said today, undermining leader Kim Jong-Un's stated policy
International July 22, 2016 09:23 AM
Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a popular and politically powerful cable network that help redefine US television news, has resigned under the cloud
International July 22, 2016 09:17 AM
British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she was committed to obtaining restrictions on EU migration in her negotiations with the union on leaving the
International July 22, 2016 09:11 AM
Donald Trump today promised jittery Americans of restoring law and order amid deadly shooting incidents, stop illegal immigration and bring back jobs as he vowed
Business July 22, 2016 03:24 PM
The Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income worth Rs 22,475 crore in over 9,500 surveys conducted over the past two years, Finance Minister Arun
Business July 21, 2016 02:15 PM
India has underlined the need for a judicious mix of fiscal, monetary and structural policies by major economies to deal with the heightened uncertainty on
Business July 21, 2016 10:09 AM
Market posted its worst single-day fall in nearly one month as the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by 205 points to 27,710.52 after earnings of HDFC
Business July 21, 2016 10:01 AM
The rupee today recovered from early losses against the American currency and ended marginally higher by 3 paise at 67.17 on mild dollar selling by
Business July 20, 2016 10:28 AM
Market advanced for a second day as the BSE Sensex gained 128.27 points to 27,915.89, mainly led by pharmaceutical stocks after three Indian firms received
Books July 05, 2016 04:58 PM
After a battle that lasted for over a year, Tamil writer Perumal Murugan finally took a sigh of relief. The Madras High Court on Tuesday
Books June 19, 2016 05:52 PM
At a time when the Ayodhya issue is back in spotlight ahead of the UP polls next year, a book penned by a former IPS
Books April 24, 2016 11:24 PM
World famous playwright William Shakespeare's most famous words have been given a modern rap twist as part of a project aiming to bring the bard
Books April 21, 2016 06:09 PM
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Bronte, whose intense and passionate vision of rural life in Jane Eyre has haunted generations of readers,
Books March 28, 2016 06:24 PM
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking deportation of controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen and cancellation of her visa given by the
Arts & Entertainment July 20, 2016 01:43 PM
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Arts & Entertainment July 18, 2016 10:59 AM
 Superstar Salman Khan says his father Salim Khan wanted to see him play cricket for the country. Salman, who played a wrestler in his
Arts & Entertainment July 14, 2016 02:22 PM
Actor Salman Khan today skipped personal appearance for the third time before the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW), but sent a letter to the
Arts & Entertainment July 10, 2016 06:06 PM
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma-starrer Sultan has earned Rs 150 million on the first five days of its release, setting a new record of
Arts & Entertainment July 07, 2016 07:15 PM
The Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) today issued fresh summons against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan after he failed to appear before it today for
Sports July 22, 2016 09:58 AM
Virat Kohli continued his sublime form to ease to a 12th hundred and lead India to 302 for four on day one of the first
Sports July 22, 2016 01:06 AM
Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli scored attacking fifties as India breezed to 179 for 3 at tea on day one of the first Test against
Sports July 19, 2016 01:18 PM
It was a disappointing start to the USA tour for the Indian Women hockey team as they suffered a narrow 2-3 loss to the Champions
Sports July 19, 2016 10:44 AM
International Olympic Committee (IOC) members were set for emergency talks today to decide Russia's status for the Rio Olympics after an investigation found rampant state-run
Sports July 18, 2016 10:34 PM
The far-reaching reforms in BCCI recommended by the Lodha Committee today got the stamp of approval from the Supreme Court that will keep former czars
Society July 22, 2016 03:01 PM
Three more Dalit youths allegedly attempted suicide today in Botad district of Gujarat even as the situation in most parts of the state returned to
Society July 22, 2016 10:10 AM
India has ranked a low 110 out of 149 nations assessed on where they stand with regard to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to a
Society July 21, 2016 09:55 AM
At a time when the Parliament is debating atrocities on the Dalit communityin Gujarat and elsewhere, comes a case of honour killing from Maharashtra. A
Society July 21, 2016 09:27 AM
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has come up with a new diktat. All the new students are to submit a 'general conduct'
Society July 20, 2016 07:55 PM
Three puppies were burnt alive by a group of youngsters, one of whom shot a video of it, Hyderabad police said today. The dastardly killings took