Modi defends note ban, promises long-term gains

New Delhi: A month after demonetisation triggered an unprecedented cash crunch in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended his decision saying it will..

Disruption in Parliament unacceptable: Pranab

New Delhi: Expressing strong displeasure over the continued logjam in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said “disruption is totally unacceptable in Parliament”. He More...

Replace Parsekar as CM to save alliance, MGP tells BJP

Panaji: The BJP should sack Laxmikant Parsekar and name a new Chief Minister in Goa if it wants to continue the ruling alliance, BJP ally Maharashtrwadi Gomnatak Party (MGP) More...

Talks with Pakistan must for Kashmir solution, says Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that solution to Kashmir problem would not be found until all constituents in Jammu & More...

Let terrorist Abu Dujana trapped, fierce encounter on in J&K’s Anantnag

Srinagar: A fierce encounter is on from early Thursday morning between holed up terrorists and the security forces in south Kashmir Anantnag district. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander More...

RBI keeps lending rates unchanged, lowers growth forecast

Mumbai: In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday kept its key lending rates unchanged, citing global and local uncertainties and also lowered the country’s More...

BJP is anti-Ambedkar, anti-Constitution: Mayawati

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday dubbed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre More...

Taj Mahal, Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi shrines security beefed up

Lucknow: Security at Taj Mahal in Agra and religious shrines in Ayodhya, Varanasi and Mathura would be strengthened More...

I am the biggest dork: Sunny Leone

Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who has tagged herself as the “biggest dork”, relived one of her...

‘Kahaani 2’: Forced yet convincing

Film: “Kahaani”; Director: Sujoy Ghosh; Cast: Vidya Balan, Arjun Rampal, Jugal Hansraj, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Kharaj...

‘Force 3’ wont be made without me: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been appreciated for her performances in back-to-back action movies “Akira”...

Ajinkya Rahane out of test series, Manish Pandey in

New Delhi: As Ajinkya Rahane is injured, India will be without him for the fourth and fifth Test against England, More...

Cricket set to introduce red cards, limit size of bats

Mumbai: Cricket is contemplating player evictions for the first time next year, while also limiting the size of ever-bulging bats. The..

Parthiv Patel retained for fourth Test vs England

Mumbai: Senior wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel was on Tuesday retained for the fourth cricket Test against England starting at the Wankhede Stadium..

Angela Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany

Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a burqa ban in Germany while making her pitch for a fourth More...

Saudi court sentences 15 to death for spying for Iran

Riyadh: A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced 15 persons to death on charges of spying for Iran, media reported. The convicts..

Hollande names Bernard Cazeneuve as new French PM

Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appointed incumbent Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve as the new Prime Minister to replace Manuel..