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  • heroes
    Jan 25, 2015 12:50 IST

    Hidden heroes of the republic

    Despite India's 67 years of freedom, many of its citizens remain trapped - by poverty, circumstance, indebtedness. Often, they suffer in silence, invisible and unheard. For many, there is no chance of a happy ending. Here's a look at individuals who have fought and won battles.

  • A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols near the fenced
    Jan 25, 2015 11:53 IST

    Pakistani rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts in Jammu

    Hours before US President Barack Obama's arrival in India, Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing along the International Border in Jammu district, forcing the BSF to retaliate.

  • Barack Obama, Rashtrapati Bhavan
    Jan 25, 2015 12:20 IST

    LIVE: 'Honoured' Obama gets red-carpet welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, visits Rajghat

    United States President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on an overcast Sunday morning around 9:40am to begin his three-day visit to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him with a warm hug and a handshake at the airport. Soon after his arrival, Obama received a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Obama will be the first US president to be present at India's Republic Day parade as a chief guest.

  • Nehru
    Jan 25, 2015 11:27 IST

    Geopolitics over personalities

    Geopolitics is the best determinant of whether relations between India and the United States are on an even keel. Not personalities, not economic relations and not the number of lobbyists hired in Washington.

  • Obama
    Jan 25, 2015 00:54 IST

    Walk and talk to reciprocate Obama’s memorial gesture?

    The cancellation of Barack Obama’s Agra trip may have taken some sheen away from his India trip, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US President are expected to indulge in a ‘walk and talk’ at Hyderabad House in Delhi on Sunday — a gesture that may add some more symbolic weight to the US President’s high-on-optics trip.

  • Kirti Azad
    Jan 25, 2015 01:03 IST

    BJP’s Kirti Azad praises Mamata Banerjee, irks party

    Vouching for Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s honesty, BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said that it was unthinkable for him to doubt her credentials as he has known her for over two decades.

  • Barack Obama
    Jan 25, 2015 01:29 IST

    Obama lands today in fortress Delhi

    Obama lands today in fortress Delhi

  • Obama, Modi
    Jan 25, 2015 08:13 IST

    An odd couple: What Modi, Obama have in common

    Afew months after election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was asked why he had agreed to fly to a summit with Barack Obama. After all, the United States was the last country to end your diplomatic boycott.

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 25, 2015 09:31 IST

    US President Barack Obama arrives in India on historic 3-day visit, to hold talks with PM Modi shortly

    US President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on an overcast Sunday morning around 9:40am to begin his three-day visit to India, highlighting the remarkable turnaround in relations between the two countries from a low point a year ago. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him at Palam airport with a handshake and a warm hug. Obama, the first US President to be in India twice while in office, is visiting on the invitation of Modi, who was until last year denied a visa to visit the US.

  • beti bachao
    Jan 25, 2015 00:51 IST

    ‘Beti bachao beti padhao’ tableau will lead parade

    ‘Beti bachao beti padhao’ tableau will lead parade

  • IIT kharagpur
    Jan 25, 2015 00:50 IST

    Education pact: New IIT to reap benefits

    Even as United States president Barack Obama lands in India, the government has set the ball rolling for American cooperation in enhancing the levels of engineering education and research at IIT Gandhinagar.

  • beggar
    Jan 25, 2015 00:49 IST

    Beggars, dogs swept under the rug to give clean view to Obama

    Beggars, dogs swept under the rug to give clean view to Obama

  • Liyaqat Shah
    Jan 25, 2015 00:43 IST

    NIA absolves Special Cell’s deadly ‘terrorist’

    Former Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah who the Delhi police claimed had returned to India from Pakistan to carry out terror strikes in the national capital, has been absolved of all charges by the federal anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) after a two-year long probe.

  • Indian police women take part in a full dress rehearsal ahead of a Republic Day parade
    Jan 25, 2015 00:47 IST

    R-Day parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time

    R-Day parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time

  •  paramilitary soldier
    Jan 25, 2015 00:45 IST

    Intel alert: Lankans may target US prez on Republic Day

    Karn Pratap Singh