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Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar’s new education law on Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a well-known pagoda in the
Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected. The attack...
50 more die of swine flu  (07 March 02:48 am) 
Swine flu has claimed 50 more lives in the country on Friday, taking the death toll to 1,289 while close to 24,000 people had contracted the contagious disease, according to the government sources...
The Congress has planned a march on foot by farmers of Western Uttar Pradesh and party activists from Bhatta and Parsaul on March 13 to Delhi. The march will be led by former Union Minister Jairam...
Infrastructure is being built at the fastest rate in human history and could unleash a wave of road-building that puts many of the world’s remaining wildernesses at risk over the coming decades,
If we meet more regularly and exchange views, you will find ways of removing hurdles to normalisation, says Pakistan rights panel chairman
Pakistan’s Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz on Friday said the recent Foreign Secretary-level dialogue with India failed to fix a date for the next
Budget talk  (07 March 02:48 am) 
Jean Drèze’s article on the Budget, “Nehruvian budget in the corporat...
Pakistan detains 48 Indian fishermen  (07 March 02:48 am) 
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency guards arrested 48 Indian fishermen and seized eight of their boats near the Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast on Friday, the National Fishworkers’ Forum said.
Beef ban  (07 March 02:48 am) 
The ban in Maharashtra will largely affect M...
The sadness of silence  (07 March 01:45 am) 
India is a society where the poor, the nomad and the abandoned are waiting for someone to discover their silence. Today, silence is the secret untold commons of a forgotten India and our democracy
A discriminatory decision  (07 March 01:45 am) 
The manner in which the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has scrapped the judicially allowed 5 per cent reservation for Muslims in educational institutions shows it has no qualms about...
Promising first step  (07 March 01:45 am) 
The Modi government’s decision to engage Islamabad can only be welcomed given the decision to open up to South Asia in a big way. Several key initiatives of the government are contingent on a
Arguments conclude in assets case  (07 March 01:46 am) 
The Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) and counsel for the convicts completed arguments before the Karnataka High Court on Friday in appeals filed by AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa and three o...
The decision of a majority of lawyers of the Calcutta High Court to stay away from proceedings on Friday evoked a strong reaction from a Division Bench, which said the lawyers’ attitude would dis...
It says the film portrays courage, sensitivity
Gogoi condemns lynching  (07 March 01:46 am) 
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday strongly condemned the lynching of a person accused of rape by a mob that barged into the central jail in Nagaland’s Dimapur town on Thursday.The...
The Nagaland government on Friday suspended senior officials in Dimapur — the Deputy Commissioner, Wezope Kenye, Superintendent of Police Meren Jamir and Senior Superintendent of Jail in-charge
Free speech activists continued efforts to make available India’s Daughter on the Internet for the second day on Friday as demand grew more vocal for a revocation of the ban on the controve...
Blames Rajapaksa for playing China card against India
A NASA spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres after a nearly eight-year journey. Plans call for Dawn to slip into orbit around Ceres early Friday to begin a 16-month mission....
Describing the recent hike in wages of tea garden workers in Darjeeling and Dooars as inadequate, several trade unions have said that the problem of malnutrition and starvation would continue in t...
‘Saifai owes growth to Netaji’  (06 March 11:46 pm) 
With the Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh indisposed and advised complete rest, it was left to his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to make up for the patriarch’s
Thota Manikanta will continue to live in eight others after his death. His vital organs are set to give a new life to patients at hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad and Guntur. Manikanta’s hea...
Lectures, contests mark Anokha 2015  (06 March 10:46 pm) 
Guest lectures, business quiz, robotics events, stock market workshop and many such events dominated day two of Anokha 2015 on Friday. It’s a tech fest conducted at Amrita University and The Hi...