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  • Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 22:17 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam: Great scientist, extraordinary human being

    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was a great scientist, an inspiring leader and above all a truly extraordinary human being. He touched the lives of everyone who worked with him. I recall the time we were preparing to test the Agni technology demonstrator in 1989.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 08:08 IST

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam's body being flown to Delhi

    The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong on Monday evening, was being flown to Delhi from Guwahati on Tuesday by a special aircraft.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 28, 2015 07:24 IST

    Split SC bench to hear Yakub Memon's plea one last time today

    The Supreme Court bench of Justice AR Dave and Justice Kurien Joseph had divergent views, with the latter questioning the SC’s July 21 order rejecting Yakub Memon’s curative petition.

  • Gurdaspur Maruti
    Jul 28, 2015 09:28 IST

    Gurdaspur fallout: Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pak envoy

    In the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur, Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal has "called off" his meeting with the Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit, an official spokesman has said.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 20:54 IST

    Gurdaspur attack casts shadow on Indo-Pak peace efforts

    The terror attack in Punjab on Monday could deepen the mistrust in Indo-Pakistan relations, which saw signs of reconciliation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the Russian city of Ufa this month.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 20:25 IST

    'Missile Man': Ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam passes away

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday. Kalam (83) collapsed during a speech at the IIM Shillong and was rushed to the nearby Bethany Hospital where doctors said he died of cardiac arrest.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Aug 18, 2013 12:46 IST

    Failed to become pilot, Abdul Kalam became rocket scientist

    For former president APJ Abdul Kalam, becoming a fighter pilot was a "dearest dream" but he failed to realise it by a whisker as he bagged the ninth position when only eight slots were available in the IAF.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 23:56 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam: The man who opposed death penalty

    A defence scientist and a Bharat Ratna before he was elevated as President, India’s bachelor president APJ Abdul Kalam had spoken out against death penalty on at least on three occasions while in office and sent back nearly 50 cases of capital sentences back for reconsideration.

  • Drone
    Jul 27, 2015 23:06 IST

    Pak army releases pics to 'prove' Indian drone claim

    New Delhi has denied Islamabad's claim that the drone was launched from the Indian side of the Line of Control and said such a UAV was not in the inventory of the Indian military.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 21:29 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: India, Pakistan citizens battle online

    Indian and Pakistani netizens slugged it out in the virtual world as tempers flared over Monday's terrorist strike in Gurdaspur by gunmen suspected to have sneaked in from across the border in an attack that is likely to cast a cloud on resumption of talks between the South Asian rivals.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 19:23 IST

    Gurdaspur attack ends after 11-hour gunfight, 3 militants among 10 killed

    Suspected Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Monday, killing seven people and wounding 10 others in an attack that is likely to cast a cloud on resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan.

  • AJP Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 00:38 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam: A scientist who led from the front

    With the passing away of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, India has lost not just one of its most beloved elder statesmen, but a scientist who led from the front to help the country shake off its doubts and emerge stronger on the world stage.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam, from India's missile man to 'People's President'
    Jul 27, 2015 21:06 IST

    In pics: Remembering India's 'Missile Man' Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing during a lecture in Shillong, PTI reported.

  • Gurdaspur Maruti
    Jul 27, 2015 16:05 IST

    Gurdaspur attackers heard shouting Islamic slogans during siege

    Punjab Police personnel said on Monday they heard terrorists shout 'Allah hu Akbar' - Arabic for 'God is great' - as a gunfight between the attackers and security forces in Gurdaspur entered its 10th hour, indicating the assault was a suicide attack.

  • Robert Vadra
    Jul 27, 2015 18:39 IST

    Robert Vadra asked to explain Facebook post against BJP MPs

    Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was on Monday asked by the Lok Sabha secretariat to explain his Facebook comments against ruling BJP MPs.