The shrine of Shiva, visited by Hindu pilgrims from across the world, was only partly damaged amid the death and destruction cloudbursts, flash floods and landslides caused in various parts of Uttarakhand. It’s raining disaster
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The probe into alleged irregularities in coal block allocations between 2006 and 2009 reached the doorstep of the prime minister's office on Tuesday with the CBI recording the statements of two former officials. HT
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Having won the first round of the battle to control the BJP, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his chief detractor LK Advani, the party patriarch who is bitterly opposed to his elevation as campaign chief. HT
With 65,000 more applications than last year, the varsity has received 2,10,000 applications - a number which, officials say, is likely to rise on Wednesday - the last day for filing applications. Shaswati Das reports.
Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the parent body of banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba that carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been allocated over Rs. 61 million by Pakistan's Punjab province government headed by PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party.
The national cycling coach was crushed to death by a speeding car on Noida-Greater Noida expressway on Tuesday morning. According to the police, Ruma Chatterjee, 51, was riding along with 22 members of the Indian junior road cycling team at Noida-Greater Noida expressway when the accident occurred. HT reports.
Football World Cup winning captain, Argentinian Diego Maradona will take home more than $490,000 after a Beijing court ruled in his favour in a dispute involving the illegal use of his name and image in an online game. Sutirtho Patranobis
It took the alertness of a 60-year-old grandfather to prevent tragedy at Safdarjung Hospital in the small hours of Monday morning as fire broke out in a nursery housing 14 newborns.
A special CBI court, hearing the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, today reserved its order on the pleas of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today said the flutter around a 10-year-old video showing him praising Gujarat chief minister and BJP strongman Narendra Modi as a potential national leader was mere “hullabaloo”. Anirban Guha Roy
Just a day after the JD(U)-BJP split, Bihar chief minister is already being flooded with proposals by wooers.
Electoral considerations weighed heavily on what is likely to be the UPA's last cabinet reshuffle before a crucial period of state polls leading to the national hustings next year.
Former army chief General VK Singh has, so far, failed to provide the CBI any clinching evidence about the sensational bribe offer allegedly made to him by retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh, agency sources told HT.
Sonia Gandhi relied on a mix of youth and experience to take the party into 2014 general elections as she reconstituted the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and her team of office-bearers on Sunday. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports. Padding up for poll season