Eunuchs are ‘3rd gender’ in landmark ruling by SC

In a groundbreaking ruling, the Supreme Court Tuesday recognised transgenders or eunuchs as a third category of gender, and emphasised that steps must be taken to uplift them from social backwardness

Priyanka to Varun: This is no tea party, it’s war...


The “Gandhi versus Gandhi” war is escalating and the two estranged grandchildren of the late Indira Gandhi — Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Varun Gandhi — appear to be in an unrelenting mood.

Time for CBI to shed ‘dirty tricks’ image: Gopal Gandhi


Former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Monday criticised the CBI for keeping itself out of the purview of the Right to Information Act, and advised it not to continue being the “hatchet” o

BJP may push for Kiran Bedi as Delhi’s CM


There are indications that the BJP may project social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as Delhi chief ministerial candidate after the Lok Sabha elections.

R.K. Dhowan may be new Navy ChiefAge Correspondent

Navy vice-chief and current officiating chief vice-admiral R.K.

India-born poet wins Pulitzer


India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems 3 Sections.

Srini asks SC: Review order removing me

Suspended BCCI president N.

Modi scares us, but Rajnath is like Atal: Shias

After a late Monday night meeting with Muslim clerics that left several faces in the BJP red, party chief Rajnath Singh finally managed to win the support of a key section of Muslims.

Modi claims Rahul is ‘insulting’ Ambedkar


Attacks and counterattacks continued unabated Monday with BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi playing the caste card to target the Congress’ Nehru-Gandhi family of “insulting daliton ka devta (the god of d

Priyanka: I decided not to stand


In a bid to end all speculation that her joining politics and contesting the Lok Sabha polls would put a questionmark on her brother Rahul Gandhi’s abilities, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made it clear Monda

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.