Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

While the valley burned 20 separatists. 200 properties

An NIA dossier on terror funding in the state reveals a list of top separatist leaders who own properties worth crores of rupees

Punjab police to bank on lockers for seized goods

The Punjab Police is planning to deposit its expensive seized items in bank lockers.

Shubha Mudgal

Steps and sounds laud legends

The Ibtida festival salutes the work of Kathak exponent late Pradeep Shankar and sarangi maestro late Ustad Siddique Ahmed Khan.

Sen Krob

Strands that stand out

A piece of white paper and a ball point pen always remain by chef Veena  Arora’s bedside.

Child swapping: will DNA join bond broken at birth?

Usually the birth of a newborn is a celebrated affair in any family. But things are quite the opposite with Ashok Kumar’s family.

Metro expansion goes off track

Officials say complying with new regulations will take time, thus delaying the next phase

Workers carrying debris of the demolished building in  West Punjabi Bagh

No end to 88-yr-old’s lonely battle against land mafia

It’s been 29 years since retired government servant Virendra Kumar Bhussry relieved himself from an upright life of service as a class- one officer. 

An ASI excavation site

Staff crunch forces ASI to outsource technical work

The premier organisation for archaeological research and protection of cultural heritage has been forced to outsource work to 'inexperienced private contractors'.​

MHA Homes in on human trafficking

MHA Homes in on human trafficking

Stage salutes stalwart

Playwright-director Gopal Sharman lives on, not in body but in spirit.

Centre aid sought to sustain troopers

The Chhattisgarh government has asked Union home ministry to fund the anti-Maoists fights.

PM Modi with Amit Shah

Professionals to help BJP  in black buck hunting

The BJP is set to keep its doors wide open for professionals, asking MPs to identify five each in their constituencies.

The children and their hapless kin

Gorakhpur deaths give new lease of life to opposition

The BRD Medical College tragedy has ironically given a new lease of life to the opposition UP.

Team India gets down to Swachh business

Swachh mission to piggyback on cricket club

Swachh Bharat Scheme will now leverage popularity of cricket to bring hygienic behavioural change in people.

Nitish Kumar

Nitish reduces his political legacy to Bihar

The JD(U) leader’s prime ministerial ambitions were put paid to when he joined NDA

Eknath Khadse

Maha govt defers old orders to keep Khadse out?

Two earlier orders on Bhosari land is held, allegedly to keep senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse out of the state Cabinet.

PM Narendra Modi with party MP Roopa Ganguly

Saffron party makes inroads into Bengal

As if TMC was not a big enough opponent, the Left in Bengal now have to take on BJP too.

MP madarsa board to help non-muslim school dropouts

 To help school dropouts from underprivileged sections, the Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board is planning to open the doors of 10 of its best madarsas for non-Muslim students.

Army given freehand to bypass red-tapism, buy ammo

An internal audit of the Indian Army recently exposed its critical deficiency of war wastage reserves.

Al Qaeda might target baramullah rail line

Al Qaeda commander in J&K Zakir Musa circulated a train derailment manual to his associates in the Valley on Saturday.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala to be BJP’s face in TN?

BJP is reportedly mulling the strategy of fielding Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman as its face in the state.

Customs, DRI peak vigil as GST triggers ‘gold rush’

Post-GST, gold smugglers are busy pushing consignments to Kerala.

A ‘military man’ without army link

The devotion towards the security personnel who laid down their lives to protect the nation has earned him the name.

JRD Tata’s aircraft suspended from  the ceiling of the ACI building

Wings of JRD’s flying licence issuer clipped

From being one of the most powerful bodies in civil aviation, the Aero Club of India (ACI) now has been rendered “homeless”.

Rs 3-crore app to make MCD men work

The municipal corporation of Delhi is creating an app to fix accountability of employees and timely delivery of projects.

Who let the dogs into IGI airport?

Charlie, a one-year-old Rottweiler, landed at the IGI Airport in a small dog kennel last week.

The long and winding road home

The Greater Noida Authority has decided to appoint a consultant as buyers have also lost confidence in builders.

Capital needs to end identity abuse

"How many people know that transgenders experience the womanhood trapped in bodies as early as 5 years? "

Delhi zoo needs to get its ducks in a row

One would naturally expect a zoo in the country’s capital to be a front runner in all aspects, but it is not the case with the National Zoological Park.

Activists urge action on complaints of animal cruelty

At a time when self-proclaimed gau rakshaks are hogging the limelight, many other cases of animal cruelty are not getting due attention.

Mediation, arbitration to enter law school curriculum

To make India a hub of mediation and arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution practices will be included in law schools’ curriculum.

In 30 days, 88 children went missing in Kerala

The fear that Kerala is fast turning a fertile ground for traffickers and begging racket forces the High Court to intervene.

PGSN Prasad keeps rainfall updates; (below) the rain gauge

Met man of karnataka

Come rain or shine, ​one man’s rainfall updates ha​ve​ a huge following on social media platforms in Dakshina Kannada’s Sullia taluk in Karnataka.

AIADMK merge: 2 steps forward, 1 step backward, 1 step sideways

Owing to internal compulsions within the AIADMK, the merger is expected to be a reality on Monday

Well-decorated deity of the Bharat Mata temple in Srikakulam district

Where bharat mata is the healer of ailments

The otherwise sleepy fishermen’s village Kapasakuddi in Kaviti Mandal was a beehive of activities on the 71st Independence Day.