Security personnel stand guard in Jammu on Wednesday during search operations following the militant attack on the Nagrota Army camp | PTI

Accountability deficit makes army bases vulnerable

Five days after the Nagrota attack, which cost India the lives of seven army personnel, including two officers, the question which everybody is asking is: who will pay for these lapses?

Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia  | PTI

Delhi Deputy CM has more staff than PM, faces inquiry

ACB probes into appointment of 63 AAP volunteers as personal staff in Manish Sisodia’s office in the last one year.

Prices of plots in these unauthorised colonies of Delhi have gone up by 30-50 per cent lately

Realty: Legal down, illegal up

Prices of plots in such colonies have gone up by 30-50 per cent lately, as the deals thrive purely on black money.

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School orders 5km walk to fetch book

A private school allegedly made a 13-year-old boy with medical problems walk 5 km back home to fetch a class work that he had failed to submit.

Betel leave farmers in Tirur

Rising Indo-Pak tension has a paan Kerala Impact

Strained relations between India and Pakistan have come as a bolt from the blue for a group of farmers in Tirur, Malappuram district.

Keeping the Pastures Alive

Exhibition, Living Lightly, takes us closer to the Indian pastoral community

People watching a video on women empowerment outside the van

Women Safety Sensitation on Wheels

In the first week the NGO has recevied an overwhelming response , especially from the young generation.

Tarun Sarda, CEO, Celebrating Vivaha

City of dreamers and flaunters

Though born in Kolkata, my journey of life began in Delhi when I was seven years old. Since then, Delhi has been a city of my dreams, my achievements, struggles and success.

Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as the new Pakistan army chief |(File Photo/AP)

Pakistan Army chief loved Chinese weaponry

Gen Bajwa cleared purchase of weapons, radar systems, gadgets for deployment along border, LoC 

Fly on the wall

What has been happening in the corridors of power this week !

Villagers banking on MPs to go cashless

Soon, people staying in villages adopted by MPs will be aware of the digital banking system.

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan interacts with participants

Harsh Vardhan Takes nukkad natak way to teach note ban

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan has taken up the street play route to inform people in his Chandni Chowk constituency to create awareness.

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Centre rolls out uniform criteria to define out-of-school children

The data for out-of school-children are different with government and state agencies.

Pakistan

Pakistan yet to chip in for south asian university in Delhi

Pakistan’s obstructionist approach to most of the SAARC initiatives has earned it the sobriquet of a “regional spoiler”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File | PTI Photo)

Modi’s ministers in a muddle after ‘declare account details’ order

Move puts lawmakers in a fix, mutes Opposition claim of BJP knowing about cash ban

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Imported doctors to heal health sector

With the aim of strengthening the health infrastructure, the government is all set to allow foreign doctors to practise in India.

Channels

Channels face flak for wrong facts in religious serials

Demon king Ravana slapping Hanuman during one of the episodes of Sony Entertainment’s famous serial Sankat Mochan Hanumana has angered BJP MP Sudheer Gupta so much that he decided to take it up in the

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Stage set for another temple run in UP

Ayodhya wants to exorcise its 24-year-old ghost that besmirched its name and make the town famous as a tourist destination

Indian Parliament. | PTI

Govt ready to discuss currency move, end parliament logjam

Amid the logjam in Parliament, the government has dropped hints of a climb-down by showing readiness to take up discussion on demonetisation by adjourning the normal business of the House.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (File|PTI)

Fadnavis stronger after winning municipal polls

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has emerged stronger and after the recent municipal council polls in Maharashtra.

Members of the right-wing Hindu Sena protest as they hold a placard and poster bearing images of Pakistani National Security Advisor (NSA) Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi on December 2, 2016. | AFP

India set to stump Pakistan's Kashmir rhetoric

With Pakistan expected to rake up the issue again, India has put a pre-emptive strategy in place to counter it

Defections decimate WB congress forts

The rust on the grandeur of the grand old party, the Congress, in West Bengal exposed chinks in its armour when it lost the Zila Parishads of last three stronghold districts to the ruling Trinamool Co

DGCA fuels safer skies

Directorate General of Civil Aviation has made guidelines making it mandatory for Indian carriers to fly with at least 1.5 times more fuel than is required during a flight.

M K Alagiri and Stalin

Deals seal return of the prodigal son

The move to get patriarch Karunanidhi’s elder son Alagiri back in the party fold may ensure a temporary truce in the Dravidian party

Restaurant Interiors

The new jewel in its crown

Anything that takes him away from the kitchen, even for a fleeting second, stirs up mild annoyance in him. Amit Rana, Master Chef of Capital Kitche

Mamma Mia Again! play

Mamma mia, here it comes again

Every morning as she dons the director’s hat, her vision for what she wants to achieve for the day doesn’t change.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Home Minister Parameshwara (File photo)

Karnataka: Which fire to fight first

Lurching from one crisis to another, the Congress has been in perpetual firefighting mode this year in Karnataka.

Telangana Congress

Telangana: A Listing Vessel

The state of the Congress in Telangana offers a glimmer of understanding of the reasons behind the party’s downward spiral nationally.

Chief minister Oommen Chandy and Home minister Ramesh Chennithala discusses a point,while KPCC president V M Sudheeran,industries minister P K Kunjalikutty and former minister K M Mani look on.(EPS)

Kerala: Long Road to Recovery

If there is one state where the Congress can nurse hopes of reviving its fortunes, it would be Kerala. But with its organisational strength drained, the party has a lot to do to regain lost ground.

Restaurant exteriors,

Mapping country’s culinary specials

Digital savviness proved to be the biggest saving grace in this cash-strapped economy for Sanjay Vazirani, MD and CEO, Foodlink Restaurants (India) Pvt Ltd.

Pandit Bhajan Sopori,

Tune in to the classic collective

Ustad Sabri Khan of Moradabad Gharana was instrumental in introducing the sarangi to audiences of the world. His son, Kamal Sabri, is earnestly trying to popularise it.

Fidel D’Souza, Mir Kashif Iqbal, Khalid Ahamed, Sachin Banandur of band Parvaaz;

Soulful uprising

Love, loss and longing define his music.