Full autonomy for IIMs soon

A quiet revolution is happening in the HRD ministry with Javadekar set to free IIMs from government control and make them globally competitive

Varun Gandhi(file Photo)

Shhh! suspecting a conspiracy?

Varun Gandhi’s lone ranger role in Uttar Pradesh is not appreciated in the highly structured BJP.

Manmohan Vaidya

Triple talaq and gm crops issues at RSS meet

On triple talaq against which the government has argued, Vaidya opted for social discussions

The AISA is accusing the BJP’s student wing ABVP of kidnapping or even harming him

JNU sitting on communal cauldron, warn cops

Student elections and politics lie at the heart of a missing case controversy

An AAP hoarding taunting the Prime Minister

Kejriwal can’t dip into mocking Modi

DIP issued a circular last week stating that all departments and autonomous bodies have to adhere to Supreme Court guidelines before releasing advertisements.


Post-retirement promotions for 80 cops

Sources said a delegation of retired officers will knock the doors of Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar

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MP quota Raj in central schools to end

Slabs for two or three different income groups, starting from less than Rs 1 lakh will get priority


No Aspirin for LDF in Babu Row

The CPI(M) then came out with a statement that with the minister’s resignation

A bombed out town in Syria

India puts Rebuild Syria programme on backburner

India had thought of bringing Moscow on board for the reconstruction proposal as it has found its position convergent with Russia’s.

CRPF Arms itself for valley winter

The force is moving special vehicles from Naxal areas to J&K as the state government shifts to Jammu

Railways sees red over green ministry’s delays

The Environment Ministry says such projects have a severe impact on wildlife and pristine forest area.


Fly on the wall

Whats been happening in Politics this week

Domestic carriers want to fly bigger planes for bigger business

Lack of air traffic controllers (ATCOs) is also being seen as a major bottleneck in way of expanding use of wide-bodied planes.

City’s shades of good, bad, ugly

To me everyone and everything here seemed in a perpetual struggle to be centre stage of some sorts.


BJP blitzkrieg begins at the booth

With extensive ground level executive network, the party has an edge over its rivals in battleground UP

Amarinder Singh with Rahul Gandhi

First families of Punjab cong resent captain’s one-ticket formula

Amarinder will contest from the Patiala (Urban) and his son Ravinder Singh will not fight from Samana.


South India IS module aimed to carry out lone wolf attacks

The term ‘lone wolf’ was popularised by white supremacists Alex Curtis and Tom Metzger in the 90s.

Parties protest against the Supreme Court’s order

Netas ride cauvery waves to stay afloat

For Stalin, Vaiko, Thirumavalavan and other Left leaders, it is a newfound vehicle to catapult on to the centre-stage

A sophisticated pistol made in an illegal arms factory in West Bengal

West Bengal staring down the barrel of modern illegal weapons

What was surprising was that modern firearms were used for the first time in West Bengal.


Congress set on collision course with DMK

The newly appointed Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president S Thirunavukkarasar, who was said to have convinced Rahul to drop in.

A home away from home for kids of K'taka prisoners

All of them are enrolled in nearby unaided schools.

Kerala movie world: mega ms's fans wage star wars

This was allegedly put out by Mohanlal fans as a ‘surgical strike’ on Mammootty fans.

Siddaramaiah comes up trumps with high-command help

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah defeats an old enemy and banks on development and the Dalit calculus to keep his clout intact in the state

an artist at work

Echoes of regional legacies

The efforts by Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is to bring positive change in the lives of these people.


European café, artfully curated

All the years spent in the industry have taught him many things

Diana Kosroyeva (left) and  Andre Bolotin in Nutcracker

Cracker of a Ballet

The big act is kept in reserve by the troupe for the finale on October 25 of the ongoing Festival of Russian Culture in India.