• Astrology
    Sep 04, 2015 22:21 IST

    'Achche din' for astrologers in poll-bound Bihar

    Vernacular newspapers are full of advertisements by palmists, astrologers and tantriks offering anything from hypnotism to rituals that can defeat rivals in politics, at the workplace and in love.

  • Kalam
    Sep 04, 2015 22:15 IST

    Odisha's Wheeler Island to be renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday renamed Bhadrak district's Wheeler Island after India's recently-deceased former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

  • Reducing emissions in power generation, transport and buildings
    Sep 04, 2015 20:30 IST

    India can’t compete with China on INDCs

    As the world eagerly awaits India’s climate action, there is absolute clarity that the country’s intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) will not be similar to that of China.

  • OROP
    Sep 04, 2015 20:20 IST

    Ex-servicemen say OROP stir will continue if demands not met

    The government may soon unilaterally declare the implementation of OROP. If it is as per our terms and conditions then we will welcome it and thank the government. If not, then the unilateral declaration is unacceptable to us. We will intensify our protests

  • surgery
    Sep 04, 2015 20:12 IST

    Indian doctors over-prescribe tests to meet revenue goals: Study

    Many doctors working in India's 'profit driven' private hospitals are under pressure to carry out unnecessary and 'risky' tests and procedures to meet revenue targets, a report published in The BMJ journal has claimed.

  • App based taxi aggregator Olacabs.
    Sep 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Jaipur: Ola cabbie arrested for molesting Finnish woman

    Suryaveer Poddar, a 28-year-old resident of Bihar, was heldfor allegedly molesting a 26-year-old Finnish woman in Shastri Nagar area of Jaipur at 1am when the woman was returning to her rented accommodation.

  • Indian navy
    Sep 04, 2015 19:50 IST

    Delhi HC allows permanent commission for women in Navy

    In a major relief for women naval officers, Delhi High Court on Friday allowed a bunch of please seeking permanent commission for them in the force, saying "sexist bias and service bias" would not be allowed to block progress of women.

  • Sitaram Yechury
    Sep 04, 2015 19:34 IST

    Joint meeting shows RSS directly controls Modi govt: CPI-M

    The CPI(M) attacked Union Ministers for presenting their report cards at the ongoing joint meeting of RSS-BJP saying their act is an affront to democracy and the exercise 'clearly' shows the Sangh Parivar was in 'direct control' of the government.

  • Modi
    Sep 04, 2015 19:20 IST

    Rural India not mentioned in Modi's Teachers' Day speech

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on the eve of Teachers' Day left many government school students disappointed as there was no mention of them in the speech.

  • Janata Parivar
    Sep 04, 2015 18:28 IST

    Lalu, Sharad try to placate Mulayam, says he is 'guardian'

    On Thursday, the SP announced to break-up from the 'Mahagathbandhan' over being offered only five seats in the 243-member Bihar Assembly. SP national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav said the party felt "humiliated" as it was not consulted while deciding seats and would contest the Assembly election in the state on its own.

  • Mohan Bhagwat
    Sep 04, 2015 17:59 IST

    Not remote-controlling govt, it's moving in right direction: RSS

    The RSS on Friday rejected criticism that it was acting like a "remote control" and lauded the Narendra Modi government for "moving in the right direction." Asked about Congress criticism, RSS said, "Congress government was run on remote control. So they have no moral right to talk about us."

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Sep 04, 2015 16:53 IST

    Sheena case: Peter Mukerjea quizzed for 3rd consecutive day

    Former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea was on Friday questioned for the third onsecutive day in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case, a day after police claimed his wife Indrani Mukerjea "confessed" to the crime.

  • Kashmiri Muslim
    Sep 04, 2015 16:40 IST

    Muslim critic stops Ramayana column after Hindu group pressure

    An acclaimed Muslim scholar of Kerala was forced to stop a newspaper column on the Ramayana after a fringe rightwing Hindu group allegedly launched a hate campaign against him for “criticising” Lord Rama.

  • Bhagalpur rally
    Sep 04, 2015 16:07 IST

    Bihar base consolidated, BJP now aims for the finishing touch

    There is no denying that the BJP has become a formidable political force in Bihar. In the outgoing assembly, it is the second-largest party with 88 MLAs — next only to former partner JD(U)’s 115.

  • Manipur
    Sep 04, 2015 16:04 IST

    Govt building gutted, minister's house attacked in Manipur

    There was fresh violence in Manipur as agitators torched a government building and attacked the house of a minister in Churachandpur district even as the curfew relaxation period was curtailed in district headquarters town, police said on Friday.