Poll Watch
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI

Once bitten in Bihar, Narendra Modi still not shy in UP

At each rally, Modi delivers retorts and repartees designed to become talking points in both social and traditional media.

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila's Peoples' Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA), contesting from three seats has fielded two women, including Sharmila herself. (PTI)

Few women make it to candidate lists in Manipur

Ruling Congress and BJP, the main contenders in the upcoming polls have fielded only two women candidates each.

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati | PTI

Mayawati speaks up for the Uttar Pradesh ki beti

With the BSP slow on the uptake as far as social media is concerned, a flavour of Behenji’s campaign can only be had at her rallies.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh. (File | AFP)

Will never take Mayawati’s support: Rajnath Singh

Singh is among top BJP leaders spearheading the party’s election campaign in UP; excerpts of his interview with TNIE.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at an election rally in Rae Bareli on Friday. | PTI

UP doesn't need an adopted son: Priyanka slams Modi

"UP doesn't need an adopted son" to work for its development, and people should not vote him, Gandhi said.

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh with his wife Swati Singh.(File | PTI)

I wanted to contest against Mayawati: Swati Singh

Swati, wife of the expelled BJP minister Dayashankar speaks about never wanting to be a politician.


After Malayalam actress’ harassment, Varalaxmi shares her haunting experience

Varalaxmi says she was asked for “other things” by the programming head of a leading Tamil TV channel after a meeting.

SIddharth Malhotra (Photo | PTI)
Siddharth showcases obsession for pets

The pet lover spent a good time with the pooches.

Madonna shares video of newly adopted twin daughters

The twins were singing "Twinkle twinkle little star".

Pop singer Madonna (Photo | AP)
Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico 

LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Trump to New Mexico.

Actor Shia LaBeouf (Photo | AP)
Singer and rapper Drake (Photo | AP)
Drake says he shouldn't win Grammys for rap

He questioned the decision to put his song in the rap category.

We are a family and will be one: Angelina Jolie

She addressed her divorce from Brad Pitt for the first time.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (Pic: Wikimedia Commons).
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Telangana
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Odisha
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Hyderabad
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi


Sitting second on the EPL table, Manchester City enjoyed a victory against Bournemouth in their last game.  | AP
Can Manchester City beat the odds against French league leaders Monaco?

So, how strong are Manchester City’s chances of beating Monaco and keeping the English dream alive in the Champions League?


Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin | PTI
Azharuddin slams Rising Pune Supergiants for Dhoni sacking

Dhoni was replaced at the helm with Steve Smith, ending his innings as captain in both international and franchise cricket.


Former WTA world number 1 Caroline Wozniacki (File | AP)
Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina

Wozniacki plunged straight back to work at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Kasatkina.


Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan | AFP
I couldn't believe it, says Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan

Rashid was one of the five Afghanistan players listed in the IPL 2017 auction and he had doubts about whether he would attract any bids.


England all-rounder Ben Stokes (File | AP)
England cricketers emerge hot buys at IPL auction; Tahir, Ishant unpicked

English cricketers Ben Stokes and pacer Tymal Mills turned out to be the hottest purchases at the IPL auction.

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Elephant blows out 56 candles on birthday cake

With a cake made of watermelon, papaya, bananas, carrots and corncobs, Guatemala's elephant Trompita celebrated her 56th birthday.

French army grooms eagles to down drones mid-air

At Mont-de-Marsan in southwestern France, a quartet of fearsome golden eagles is being trained to take out unmanned aircraft in mid-flight.

Archives of Confucius's direct descendants to be published

The archives, in more than 9,000 volumes spanning 2,000 years, contain content covering politics, economics, culture and thought.

Master minds

Cricket is a team game and it takes contributions from all 11 for the unit to be successful over a period of time. However, there come individuals who make a telling difference in collective fortunes.

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli (File | AP)
Sridhar Lakshmanan (in white shirt) with his team members|R SATISH BABU
Tapping the honey trap

A social entrepreneur and his team turn busy bees with the help of tribals to popularise and preserve the art of drawing it.

India’s wealth of performing arts has attracted learners and practitioners from across the globe.