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‘No move to cut MPs’ privileges at airports’

The civil aviation ministry informed Parliament on Monday that there was no proposal or move to curtail any privileges currently enjoyed by MPs at airports across the country.

‘Slaughter ban will protect animals’

The Maharashtra government on Monday filed an affidavit in response to a bunch of petitions challenging the ban on possession and consumption of meat of bulls and bullocks in the state and said withou

Uttar Pradesh to launch ‘Orchard Tourism’

Want a quiet, inexpensive weekend getaway in Uttar Pradesh? Then “Orchard Tourism” is just for you.

Karnataka judge alleges wild campaign to ‘ruin career’

Raising questions about the functioning of the erstwhile Supreme Court Collegium, a senior Karnataka high court judge, whose appointment as chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court was stalled,

10 MPs complain about ‘call drops’

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya urged the Centre to investigate and take action against the telecommunication companies for non-transparency, forgery, over-billing and call drops in Mumbai and Delhi.

CBI suspects Rs 4,000 crore scam in rail freight

Suspecting a major scam of at least Rs 4,000 crore in the railways, the CBI is likely to file a case soon into an alleged under-reporting of the actual weight of loaded goods wagons through the manipu

‘Modi has achieved more than what is really possible within a year’


Former Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Sumit Mazumder recently took over as the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry.

‘BR a victim of political untouchability’

Describing B.R. Ambedkar as a victim of “political untouchability”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday credited the key architect of the Constitution for his own growth from a humble background.

Manohar Parrikar to IAF: Focus on conserving resources

Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh welcomes defence minister Manohar Parrikar. — PTI

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday asked the Indian Air Force (IAF) to focus on air-safety and “conservation of available resources” as he interacted with top commanders in the capital at the

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.