- Mar 04, 2015 11:25 IST
The 21-member national executive (NE) of the Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Wednesday to decide the future role of veterans Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav in the party that looks split between the duo and Arvind Kejriwal’s backers.
- Mar 04, 2015 08:57 IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lowered its policy repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5% on Wednesday, delivering its second cut this year on the back of easing inflation and a government commitment to fiscal discipline.
- Mar 04, 2015 09:52 IST
Twenty minutes into the film — just as convict Mukesh Singh’s controversial interview begins — one phone rings, then another. Advisors to the filmmakers call to tell them that they are “under threat of arrest.”
- Mar 04, 2015 08:55 IST
Before I come to the point, a bit of a preamble is required. Even at the best of times, the relationship between those who perform and those who write and pass judgments on them is tenuous. And at the worst of times, it is tense and edgy. Over the years, both have generally learnt to live with each other and not cross the line between being downright rude and extra respectful, writes Pradeep Magazine.
- Mar 04, 2015 10:14 IST
The benchmark BSE Sensex breached the 30,000-mark and the NSE Nifty zoomed to hit a lifetime high of 9,119.20 in opening trade on Wednesday on buying in rate-sensitive stocks after RBI, in a surprise move, cut repo rate by 0.25%.
- Mar 03, 2015 20:01 IST
Kohli then called Sumit Ghosh, reporter of Bangla daily Ebela reporter, and had a short conversation with him. The next moment Sumit, an old friend of mine, walked toward me and said, “Sidhu, he has apologised to you for his behaviour. He mistook you for a reporter from another English daily... It was mistaken identity.”
- Mar 03, 2015 21:48 IST
British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary featuring interviews of the men convicted of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a young woman was at the centre of a controversy on Tuesday as Delhi Police said they would go to court to stop the airing of the film.
- Mar 04, 2015 08:28 IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal may not attend the AAP's national executive meeting which has been called on Wednesday to decide whether two of its senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will remain in the party's political affairs committee.
- Mar 03, 2015 22:09 IST
India and Pakistan on Tuesday agreed to work together on narrowing their differences and finding common ground on mutual concerns, the first tentative step towards resuming dialogue after a six-month freeze in ties following the cancellation of foreign secretary-level talks last year.
- Mar 03, 2015 20:30 IST
An , has surfaced in which ‘Jihadi John’ – unmasked as Mohammad Emwazi – claims that he was not an extremist and terms the September 2001 twin tower attacks in New York as ‘wrong’.
- Mar 03, 2015 19:26 IST
After two days of tug of war between two camps in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), it appears key players in the drama --Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal -- are headed for a truce.
- Mar 03, 2015 18:17 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday disapproved of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement that Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants created a conducive atmosphere for elections in the state.
- Mar 04, 2015 00:21 IST
A raging row within the Aam Aadmi Party appeared to have blown over as a rebel faction against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal struck a conciliatory note on Tuesday, but sources said differences were likely to simmer under the surface.
- Mar 03, 2015 16:44 IST
For a person who made a documentary film on the December 2012 gang-rape in Delhi and subsequent nationwide protests as a "gift to India", it comes as a bit of a shock for Leslee Udwin to be accused of giving a platform to the convicted rapists.
- Mar 03, 2015 18:09 IST
Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.