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Land Acquisition: Government may tweak land law again

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia seek the blessings of Anna Hazare.(Photo PTI)

Consent of 70% farmers to be mandatory

BJP ready for showdown?

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan leads a procession with PM Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee. Sondeep Shankar

Withdraws 3 bills in RS, set to bring all 6 in LS

Rahul Gandhi goes on a sabbatical

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who has gone on a few weeks leave. (Photo: AP)

Rumours fly: For introspection, or protest leave?

Corporate espionage: Police arrest consultant

Petroleum documents leak accused being produced at Patiala House court in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: AP)

The investigation of the corporate espionage scam widened on Monday with the Delhi police claiming to have unearthed a second module with the arrest of another energy consultant who allegedly received

Censor Board ban on expletives on hold

Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani. (Photo: PTI)

The controversial censor board list that banned 28 “objectionable” words in films is learnt to have been put on hold.

Oscars 2015: Equality issues dominate Oscars

Best actress: Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Best actor: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything). (Photo: AP)

Birdman, Grand Budapest Hotel, Whiplash share honours

Supreme Court pulls up Srinivasan for chairing BCCI meet

Former BCCI President N Srinivasan leaves after attending an emergent working committee meeting in Chennai. (Photo: AP))

The Supreme Court Monday disapproved of the action of Narayanswami Srinivasan in presiding over a working committee meeting of the cricket board on February 8 and fixing BCCI elections for March 2 des

On eve of session, PM Modi seeks Opposition help

PM Narendra Modi at Parliament House in New Delhi on Sunday.—(Photo: PTI)

Cleary wary of the daunting task ahead in getting a clutch of ordinances replaced with bills passed by Parliament, the government has reached out to the Opposition parties, with Prime Minister Narendr

Nitish Kumar takes charge as Bihar CM for fourth time

 New Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar greets former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi. (Photo: PTI)

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar returned on Sunday as chief minister of Bihar, taking the oath for the fourth time and ending a month-long political drama following a bitter power struggle in the state with

Priest held captive for eight months in Afghanistan free

Father Alexis Prem Kumar at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Sunday.—(Photo: PTI)

Indian Christian priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar was released safely Sunday. He was abducted in Afghanistan and was captive for eight months.

A political inferno has erupted in northern Myan-mar’s Shan state to expose the destabilising role of China in Asia’s strategic hinterland.

When finance minister Arun Jaitley gets up in the Lok Sabha on Saturday to present the Union Budget for 2015-16, he will almost certainly seek to emphasise how his government will ease the way busines