Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File | PTI)

Modi Plays Robin Hood with audacious land giveaways

After demonetization, PM Narendra Modi’s next plan is to give away land to 300 million landless Indians by 2018.

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Friend or Foe: Indian army kills its own

42 Rashtriya Rifles patrol walked into a pre-dawn ambush prepared for militants by soldiers of the same unit.

Karnataka BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa. (File | PTI )

Yeddyurappa threatens to reveal ‘explosive deals’

Yeddyurappa sought Siddaramaiah’s resignation and dissolution of the state Assembly.

Punjab gangsters threaten prison staff

A recent report has revealed that gangsters lodged in Punjab prisons are having a field day behind bars. 

Puducherry's Lt governor Kiran Bedi (File | PTI)

I am not a rubber stamp LG, says Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi talks about the trials and tribulations she has faced. 

Langar being cooked at Golden Temple

Golden temple langar to get an iron touch

The SGPC has decided to cook langar food at Golden Temple, Amritsar, in iron utensils to make it healthy.

Devendra Fadnavis with Uddhav Thackeray

BJP rode on Fadnavis charm in civic polls

The CM’s personality, party organisation and its smooth campaign paved way for its unprecedented success.

Nitish Kumar with Tejaswi Yadav

RJD throws long net with CM pitch for Tejaswi

That all is not well in Bihar’s alliance government has become more apparent by the chorus of RJD’s leaders.

Cops with female protesters

Few female cops add to women’s woes

In absence of women police, protesters accuse male lawkeepers of misbehaving.

116 illegal structures put lives at risk in NDMC area

As many as 116 structures in the area under NDMC have been found with unauthorised constructions and changes since January.

JNU protest strands chemical stocks at IGIA

The closure of JNU following a deadlock between the administration and students has resulted to stacking up of perishable lab chemicals.

Delhi CM Kejriwal chops growth budget, keeps vote bank

The Arvind Kejriwal government will reduce its gross budget outlay for 2016-17 to nearly Rs 40,000 crore.

Clean-up drive as more oil slick washes ashore/Ashwin Prasath

Slick threatens to return, choke Chennai

The official machinery is failing to control the spreading toxic sludge, which is moving upward along the coast.

St. Stephen’s college applies for autonomy

Amid protest from students and teachers, DU-affiliated St. Stephen’s College passed the resolution seeking autonomous status.  

Desi students prefer Australia, Canada 

The US continues to remain the most favoured destination for Indian students seeking higher education.

Yogi Adityanath

Tables turn, stars shine on saffron poster boy

Yogi Adityanath appears to have made a comeback into BJP’s scheme of things to swing votes in party favour in UP.

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal casting his vote for Assembly polls in Badal village in Muktsar district on Saturday. | PTI

'Punjab will have an NDA Government or none'

BJP Vice-President Prabhat Jha maintains that there would either be an NDA government in Punjab.

E-rickshaws crossing over from India to Nepal

Voting ties beyond boundaries

If one talks about the ‘border’ that exists between two countries, it’s a misnomer here. 

Alok Madasani, who was injured in the attack in Kansas, United States

Fear and loathing on US streets

The Kansas shooting incident killing a Telugu engineer and injuring another has sent ripples across the Indian community in the United States.

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Misleading ads: Only six to eye 786 firms

Data with the Ayurveda division of the Drugs Control Department shows there are only six drug inspectors to monitor cases.

The Imphal Valley accounts for 40 of the 60 seats

Congress plays polarisation game in Manipur

As Manipur goes to polls on March 4 and 8, the Congress has virtually whipped up an anti-Naga mood in the Imphal Valley.

Cook, serve and share a smile

The 47-year-old woman behind the concept of ‘Share a Meal’ has shown how a simple idea can turn into a mass movement. 

Amethi: ‘queen’ bee of all UP poll battles

With two wives of Raja Sanjay Sinh in the fray, the pocket borough of the Gandhi family is set for battle royale.

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Kerala’s olympic medallist pines for ‘promised land’

Kerala, which is his home state, has refused to recognise the man who won open appreciation from the then Pakistan President General Zia Ul Haq.

Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary celebration in Chennai

Triangular contest marks Jaya birth anniversary

There was a three-way contest among the cadre and sympathisers of the AIADMK to organise the 69th birth anniversary of the late J Jayalalithaa.

Deepa Jayakumar

Deepa treads her own political path

Deepa Jayakumar, niece of the late chief minister J Jayalalithaa, last week launched her political forum.

The BSF’s dog training school

India to give sharp bite to Bangla forces with canine school

In keeping up with the Indo-Bangla relations, the BSF will facilitate establishment of a dog training school.

Police take away ‘Pulsar’ Suni and Vijeesh, another accused, from the ACJM court in Kochi

Fatal obsession with a perverse past 

Around six years ago, a similar abduction attempt by ‘Pulsar’ Suni had gone haywire as he picked up the wrong actress.

SBI merger squeezes jobs of sportspersons

The proposed merger between State Bank of India and its associate banks is likely to take place on April 1.

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Assaulted cop turns out to be gun thief in 11-year-old case

A 52-year-old police constable was arrested in Karnataka for allegedly stealing a service revolver of his colleague more than a decade ago.

Seven Older IITs seek Rs  21,870 cr to upgrade 

AICTE will assess the proposed investment of Rs 21,870 crore by seven older IITs to develop their institutions.

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A filtered oasis for Karnataka children 

An engineering student has developed a cost-effective solution to make safe drinking water available to everyone.

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Illegal sand boa trade bares fangs in Karnataka

Despite a ban on trading in exotic animal skins in India, the practice continues illegally and trading in sand boa species of snakes is rampant.

From ashes to ashes in the City of Joy

Residents of the posh gated community in Watgunge locality in Kolkata are yet to come to terms with the suicide of their most secluded and infamous neighbour.

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Coimbatore taps into packaged water

The monthly sale of water cans has increased to 7,000-plus in Coimbatore.