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Narendra Modi favours fresh polls, but not now

Narendra Modi favours fresh polls, but not now

Prime Minister doesn’t want party be seen indulging in horse-trading to form government.

Vladimir Putin to press rebels, help probe

Priests prepare for a religious service held in memory of the victims at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight. AP

Identifying bodies could take months; first corpses to be flown to Netherlands on Wednesday.

Subroto Roy will get ‘jail leave’ to meet clients

Subroto Roy will get ‘jail leave’ to meet clients

Jailed Sahara chief Subroto Roy’s case took an unusual turn Tuesday as the Supreme Court refused to release him on bail or parole, but allowed him to sell some properties to raise funds by letting him

Tensions rising in Punjab, Haryana over SGPC issue

SGPC has sent its supporters to major Sikh zones across Haryana

Enough evidence for chargesheet on Marans: A-G

Dayanidhi Maran

Fresh trouble seems in store for former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran, with attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi saying “there is enough evidence to file a chargesheet against the DMK leader and h

Rahul Gandhi rejects CM change in Maharashtra, Assam

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan -PTI

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi appears firm on backing the party’s embattled chief ministers Tarun Gogoi in Assam, Prithviraj Chavan in Maharashtra and Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Haryana who have

Intrusion at LoC foiled, jawan killed

 A security person keeps watch near NHPC's 240 Megawatt hydro-power project -PTI

The Army said Tuesday one jawan was killed defending the Line of Control in Kashmir and two others wounded while foiling an infiltration bid from across the border in Akhnoor.

Corrupt judge charge: Katju poses 6 questions to former Chief Justice of India

Press Council Chairman and former Supreme Court justice Markandey Katju. Photo: PTI

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Tuesday posed six questions to former Chief Justice of India R C Lahot.

Assam minister, 27 MLAs to play Opposition role

Himanta Biswa Sarma (centre), along with other dissident MLAs of the Congress, addresses the media after meeting governor. PTI

Assam health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Monday submitted his resignation to Assam governor while parading 27 Congress legislators in Raj Bhavan supporting him.

CBI quizzes ex-PM secretary T.K.A. Nair on Coalgate

CBI quizzes ex-PM secretary T.K.A. Nair on Coalgate

The CBI has recently examined T.K.A.

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.