The Election Commission has issued strict guidelines for electioneering parties to submit consolidated expense statement including the number of aircraft/chopper used

Star campaigners log chopper air smiles in poll lands

Maximum demand for helicopters has been in India's politically most crucial state, Uttar Pradesh, where, at least 15 helicopters have been crisscrossing the skies bearing leaders.

The AC caravan that ferried the bulls

Lankan Minister’s VIP bulls storm Jallikattu

 Sri Lankan Minister M Senthil Thondaman who got his five bulls to Alanganallur bull wrestling said, “Fans will crowd any event they are participating in. Like any other sport, we are striving to brin

Government to Extend Credit Card Fee Waiver and Cap Interest Rates

While the personal loan interest percentage varies from 11 to 18 per cent across banks, credit cards invite much higher rates.

BJP leader and MOS for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. |PTI

Minister calls triple talaq unconstitutional

He asserted the government is working within the ambit of the Constitution and hinted it is working towards building a consensus on the Uniform Civil Code.

Delhi’s fatal nights of April

Unexpected truths surface in the latest traffic police study revealing the month, day and time of deaths in road accidents on city roads.

From left:  Danish Sood, Vidushi Mehra and director Samar Sarila

When emotions find semblance to life

David Hare wrote the play in 1995, but it never seizes to surprise Sarila that the themes are still relevant.

A statue of B R Ambedkar

Ambedkar to be made in China

Last week, a delegation of ministers from Telangana held talks with the representatives of Shanghai Electric Company.

DMK working president MK Stalin. (File | PTI)

Chief Minister K Palaniswami forces Stalin to wait more

The DMK’s hopes to rule Tamil Nadu through the backdoor has been foiled by K Palaniswami, who won the mandate with ease.

Children show their placards prepared for the rally; PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Gopal Jiwarajka (inset)|shekhar yadav

Youth power to rally for environment conversation

The ceremonial boulevard of Delhi, Rajpath, will have tiny tots marching in unison, singing songs of hope for a cause.

Word’s worth

The number of companies that have set up sexual harassment committees are very few, and none address the attitude towards women employees.

Golden milestone

This a golden moment for Raja and Radha Reddy, who have complete 50 years of performing as Kuchipudi dancers.

Parties take poll position

With the battle lines drawn for elections to the three municipal corporations, the Congress, BJP and the AAP are busy formulating their winning strategies.

Delhi University

Vice-chancellor Tyagi does a phone-in for blind students

The Delhi University in collaboration with the ministry will provide blind-friendly smartphones with new features.

Black spots need urgent redressal for safer roads

The increasing number of black spots in the city has become a major problem for commuters as well as the authorities.

South still in the dark, AAP Government Pin it on BJP-led MCD

Five years after the December 2012 gangrape in south Delhi, authorities are still walking around in shadows.

Builders use NaMo name to con buyers

The misleading buzz phrase in realty hard sell in NCR is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Boxing biggies prepare to trade punches over Olympic role

Sports ministry-affiliated federation objects to the representation of professional boxing promoter on the Olympics panel.

Red Brigade of Mungeli district in Chhattisgarh

All-girl brigade becomes cleanliness crusader

They convince villagers to use domestic toilets and educate them about the impact of open defecation, lack of sanitation and poor hygiene on health.

The Bastar Tiger Battalion has  recruited around 150 men

Maoists raise their Bastar battalion to fight CRPF

Centre had approved the creation of the BB comprising three-fourth of its strength from Bastar tribal to improve the efficiency of the CRPF against Naxals.

Julekha Khatun in her temporary home

Parents Shun daughter for refusing child marriage, wanting to study

Daughter of daily wage labourers, Julekha always wanted to study science and lived near her school with her maternal relative​.

CM Harish Rawat (centre) had announced that Garisain would be the summer capital

A capital lost in transition

Politics has stalled Uttarakhand getting a permanent capital

Mulayam’s Chhoti Bahu Up against bigger odds

Even if she got politics as a legacy after marrying UP’s most famous politician’s son, her electoral debut is not a cakewalk.

UP lags behind in implementing MPLADS

The SP-BJP friction ahead of the polls has led to Uttar Pradesh emerging as the poorest performer in the MP Local Area Development scheme.

We will get an absolute majority in UP: Rajnath Singh

Dubbing the SP-Congress alliance an exercise in desperation he tells Namita Bajpai that BJP’s victory in UP is a foregone conclusion.


Bihar alliance sleeps uneasy over don

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is keen on ensuring Shahabuddin’s freedom and his political resurgence for his “air-tight hold” hold on Muslim votes.

Jats are on indefinite dharnas across 19 districts in Haryana

Jat protesters threaten to seal Delhi in coming days

Jat agitators have threatened to seal borders Delhi if their demands are not met with by Haryana government.

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar (File | AFP)

Jaish-e-Mohammad plans war on American interests

Maulana Masood Azhar has also released a list of about 20 MNCs whose products should be boycotted and operations hit.

Expo to showcase Ganga's rich heritage

The National Museum is collecting exhibits that depict the river as ‘Goddess Ganga’.

Flight| Reuters File Photo

Auditors suspect the long and short of Jaipur runway

You can land a wide-bodied jetliner at Jaipur International Airport, but it will not be able to take off.

India, Sri Lanka cruise to mend ties

India and Sri Lanka are ready to make way for better ties by resuming a ferry service from Kochi to Colombo.

Image for representational purpose only. | EPS

Punjab forest research institute just on paper

Research on the survival of indigenous varieties of trees in the state is proposed to be carried out at SFRI.

For representational purpose

CAT to get in-house redressal

To end the plaguing of cases in Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), the government has decided to have an in-house redressal mechanism.

India’s biggest sky hunt begins

The IAF announced its fresh fighter programme last year, months after it signed a contract to buy 36 Rafale warplanes from France.

Cleaning up the spill

Spill slime threatens to choke Chennai coast

Spearheaded by the Coast Guard, the clean-up operations were carried out by a host of agencies with volunteers from local fishermen and students.

The great Indian toxic food fraud

The panel was of the opinion that the punishment be graded, depending on the harm caused following consumption of adulterated food and drinks.