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  • 26/11
    Aug 04, 2015 14:06 IST

    Pak investigator points to his country's hand in 26/11 Mumbai attacks

    The Pakistani investigator who led the probe into the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has said sleuths uncovered a raft of evidence linking the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to the carnage that was “planned and launched” from Pakistani soil.

  • Flood
    Aug 04, 2015 14:07 IST

    In pics: Over 180 dead, 10mn affected as floods wreak havoc in 5 states

    More than 180 people have lost their lives and nearly 10 million affected by floods in West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Manipur and Odisha.

  • Pawan Hans
    Aug 04, 2015 15:10 IST

    Pawan Hans chopper with IAS officer goes missing in Arunachal

    A Pawan Hans chopper with three people on board, including an IAS officer, has gone missing on Tuesday morning in a remote area in the militant-infested Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, officials said.

  • Congress Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 14:40 IST

    'Murder of democracy vs destructive Oppn': Cong, BJP battle outside House

    The BJP parliamentary party accused the Congress on Tuesday of being a 'destructive' opposition and passed a resolution against its 'obstructionist and anti-development' policies.

  • Kamlesh Vaswani
    Aug 04, 2015 13:30 IST

    Kamlesh Vaswani: The lawyer behind India's ban on pornography

    Whenever 43-year-old Vaswani heard of such violence against women, he felt he should do something. He ended up drawing a connection between pornography on the internet and sex crimes, and filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court in 2013 seeking a complete ban on all porn websites. His petition is the only such move against online pornography in India.

  • Congress Parliament
    Aug 04, 2015 11:30 IST

    PM should listen to 'mann ki baat' of people of India: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress MPs led by president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demonstrated against the suspension of 25 party MPs outside Parliament on Tuesday, saying they would expand their protest across the country.

  • Reserve Bank of India
    Aug 04, 2015 11:12 IST

    RBI keeps policy rates on hold at 7.25%

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday kept its lending rate—the repo rate—unchanged at 7.25%, ignoring a chorus of calls from government officials and business leaders for cheaper loans to aid investment and household spending.

  • child abuse minor rape
    Aug 04, 2015 12:30 IST

    3-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Bengaluru school

    A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at her school in Bengaluru, sparking protests by parents of students who clashed with police on Tuesday.

  • Naga peace accord
    Aug 04, 2015 10:30 IST

    Naga accord: Will the 'framework agreement' end insurgency?

    The historic peace accord signed by the government and the NSCN-IM on Monday came nearly 40 years after another similar treaty inked in Shillong failed to establish peace and led to a fracturing of the Naga rebel movement.

  • Thane collapse
    Aug 04, 2015 07:21 IST

    12 killed, many feared trapped after building collapses in Thane

    A week after a building collapse in Thakurli claimed nine lives, a three-storey building collapsed near Thane railway station in the wee hours of Tuesday. Twelve people died and seven injured when Krishna Niwas building in the B cabin area of Naupada came crashing down.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 10:50 IST

    Strategy to isolate Cong could backfire, key bills may be stalled

    Within a day after the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, the government is learnt to be exploring options to pacify the principal opposition party to end the growing acrimony that threatens to derail the NDA regime's reforms agenda.

  • A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
    Aug 04, 2015 08:30 IST

    Pakistan violates ceasefire again, one civilian killed

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Tuesday fired mortal shells and targeted 12 BSF posts in Kanachack and Pargwal areas in Jammu district, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate.

  • Naga peace deal
    Aug 03, 2015 22:53 IST

    The road to peace in Nagaland will be long and arduous

    The ceasefire pact may have reduced the intensity of the violence in the region since 1997 when it was signed, but its sheer duration led to skepticism about New Delhi’s faith. 80 rounds of talks seemed to have yielded little. Was India interested in a solution at all? Or was it happy since it had tackled the violence and tamed the rebels, without needing to give anything in return, without needing to address Naga political aspirations?

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 04, 2015 02:43 IST

    Suspension of MPs would have 'disastrous fallout', warns Cong

    The suspension of 25 Congress members from the Lok Sabha may have been defended by the treasury benches, but the rancour between the two sides threatens the government’s reform agenda, with the Opposition party warning of a “disastrous fallout”.

  • NSCN, nagaland
    Aug 04, 2015 08:03 IST

    Naga peace accord: Key moments of the insurgency

    Who are the Nagas? Here is the timeline of the key moments of the Naga insurgency.