L K Advani (left) with Mohan Bhagwat

L K Advani: From PM-in-waiting to prez-in-waiting

It may not yet be curtains on the prospects of BJP patriarch L K Advani’s entry into Raisina Hills in July.

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Ministries spar over belling the holy cow

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the Ministry of Agriculture are at loggerheads over who is responsible for making such a law.

Batting smart for the city

The competence required to run the power core of the capital comes easy to Naresh Kumar. The 1987-batch UT cadre IAS officer’s current assignment is not a walk in the NDMC (New Delhi Municipal Council

A study in reticence

Everyone has a goal. Some make it; others don’t. However, those who pursue their passion and achieve success create history. Social activist Raashi Anand is one such example. She was only  23 when she

Ishita Saluja

Arbitrator of Ability

She talks fast, thinks faster and gets work done the fastest. Ishita Saluja and Nikhil Mehra introduced Kynaa in 2013, a multi-designer store, which pioneered the sale of experimental garments by upco

'Before the BJP can murder AAP, the leadership will commit suicide'

The newly formed Swaraj India is ready to fight the Municipal Corporation elections in Delhi.

‘Anybody with little self-respect will not stay in the Congress’

Former Congress minister Arvinder Singh Lovely, who recently joined the BJP, says PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation of a clean and hardworking politics

Designers with Smriti Zubin Irani

Calling all textile titans on a global platform

It’s an exciting time for Indian textiles, and it promises to just get better.

The pilgrim’s progress in a saffron swirl

CM Yogi Adityanath is taking swift and hard decisions such as banning illegal slaughterhouses and announcing `1 lakh loan-waiver to over 86 lakh farmers

Amarinder to Captain a mix-and-match game

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has a tough job, balancing pulls and pressures while expanding his Cabinet, which is expected to happen any time soon.

CM-buster ‘ghost house’ becomes guest house

Itanagar’s infamous ‘ghost house’, where four Arunachal Pradesh’s chief ministers lived to see their careers haunted by failure, has been turned into a guest house.

MCD Elections: Agenda for Delhi

With the crucial Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections set to lock the fates of the contenders today after a 10-year BJP rule, here is what the Delhiites want from the civic agencies.

Chandigarh to host first defence literature festival

The First Defence Literature Festival of the country will be held here on October 27 (Infantry Day) in which the history of the armed forces, tales of valour of our soldiers and defence policies will

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CBI to miss SC deadline on Vyapam scam probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will miss the April-end deadline given by the Supreme Court to complete its probe in the multi-crore rupees Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh.

Mulayam with son  Akhilesh and other SP leaders

UP gives BJP a success formula

After the election drubbing, the Samajwadi Party is now bracing for Season 2 of the feud in its first family

Scene at a BJP rally

BJP to brainstorm in Bihar’s Muslim hub

After failing to beat the Lalu Prasad-Nitish Kumar combine in Bihar’s 2015 Assembly polls despite an impressive show in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the state BJP is consciously eyeing Muslim voters.

BJP doubles up for Muslim women on triple talaq

The BJP is launching a countrywide campaign to mobilise support of Muslim women against Triple Talaq and to counter the All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s (AIMPLB) claim of having collected four cr

Narayan Rane

BJP yet to roll red carpet for Rane

Post his meeting with senior BJP leaders, speculations have gained momentum about the Congressman joining it

Delhi High Court shields judges from flippancy

In the backdrop of an increase in the number of complaints against judicial officers, most of them turning out to be frivolous, the Delhi HC has made it more difficult for anyone to raise allegations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other BIMSTEC leaders

BIMSTEC ramps up 20th anniversary activities to increase visibility

  Overcoming their lukewarm enthusiasm for Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)—the sub-regional grouping of countries around the Bay of Bengal

Sanjay Bhandari

Setback for India as Interpol refuses to trace Bhandari

Interpol has turned down New Delhi’s request to provide international assistance to trace fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, wanted in India for violations of the Official Secrets Act.

Mangoes sweeten the air once stalked by terror

Kasoli, a small village in the strife-torn Dantewada district, south Chhattisgarh, which was once identified with the controversial Salwa Judum camp.

Govt takes tribunal way for healthier India

In its new Health Policy 2017, the Central government has mooted a specialised health tribunal, which will only deal with cases pertaining to the segment. 

The new great game

Chinese moves to usurp Buddha’s legacy in Asia through massive bankrolling worry New Delhi

The Congress story: Not so lovely

Barring the more durable ideological chains imposed by cadre-based parties, it could once be characterised as an informal but regular exchange of prisoners within the Indian party system.

Pilot Project

Captain Indrani Singh, India’s first woman commercial pilot claims her life is enriched by doing her bit for the impoverished and the underprivileged.

Prerna Subba, Payal Sen and Fariha Ansari

Coach joins the bag-wagon

Coach was the aspirational brand of yesteryears when desis travelling abroad bought its handbags.

Theatre veterans pay a visit

The city’s sleepy theatre scene has been jolted awake with the Delhi Theatre Festival.

Choir rehersing  Life is Short

Ensemble of engaging cultures

You’ve witnessed the eclecticism of Bollywood songs. Now watch the bewitchment of Spanish zarzuelas and opera.

shekhar yadav

Birds under his wing

Gaurav’s doorbell is never tired of ringing.

River sutradhar

A few years of living in Delhi, Maheish Girri realised that the Yamuna needed urgent attention.

One small step at a time

Vimlendu Jha has an inkling that he might be fighting a losing battle to save the environment, but this does not diminish his spirit.

hemant chawla

Optimism on six strings

She likes to disrupt and disengage when things get too comfortable. At an age when people get into the trap of a secure 9 to 5 job or getting a fat paycheck, she decided to delve into the music arena,

Bicycle chief

The sight of the New Delhi-Chandigarh National Highway from Devanshu Shivnani’s home in Pitampura in West Delhi set him on a tour de force.

Feed for thought

When culinary impresario Rohit Khattar’s brainchild Chor Bizarre opened its doors in 2016 at Delhi’s Bikaner House after months of speculation, the kind of attention it garnered was no surprise.

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