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Message from Kairana bypoll: Opposition unity works but social harmony may still…

Message from Kairana bypoll: Opposition unity works but social harmony may still…

With the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) winning the Kairana Lok Sabha by-election in Uttar Pradesh, the politics of the region may finally be entering a post-Muzaffarnagar phase. To understand the meaning of the bypoll, it is crucial to go back five years. As the Muzaffarnagar riots broke out in August-September […]

by August 16, 2018
Woman arrested for kidnap, assault of 21-year-old man in Pune

Woman arrested for kidnap, assault of 21-year-old man in Pune

A woman was arrested for kidnapping, assaulting and threatening to kill a man if his mother failed to pay money. Four others were also booked for the crime. The complainant, who works as domestic help, submitted in her complaint that the booked people kicked, punched and hit Mahesh with a […]

by August 16, 2018
Indian economy grew at 6.7% in FY18, its slowest since 2014

Indian economy grew at 6.7% in FY18, its slowest since 2014

India’s growth recovery strengthened last quarter, but doubts remain over whether it can sustain that pace amid surging oil prices and a rout in emerging markets. Gross domestic product in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year that ended in March 2018 rose 7.7%, compared with a median estimate of […]

by August 16, 2018
Kairana result will change politics before 2019 elections: Tabassum Hasan

Kairana result will change politics before 2019 elections: Tabassum Hasan

Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Tabassum Hasan is in the headlines after she won the Kairana Lok Sabha seat as the Opposition’s common candidate against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a by-election held on May 28. Also Read: Hasan, 47, defeated BJP candidate Mriganka Singh, whose father Hukum Dev Singh […]

by August 16, 2018
No takers for Air India on deadline day, govt‘s disinvestment plan challenged

No takers for Air India on deadline day, govt‘s disinvestment plan challenged

The government’s offer to sell stakes in Air India has failed to draw a single bid so far, underlining the challenge it faces in fixing the debt-laden state carrier, as well as meeting a broader target of stake sales in government-held firms. The government said no bids were received for […]

by August 16, 2018
Bioscopewala movie review: A sparkling Danny Denzongpa and the power of cinema

Bioscopewala movie review: A sparkling Danny Denzongpa and the power of cinema

BioscopewalaDirector: Deb MedhekarCast: Danny Denzongpa, Adil Hussain,Geetanjali Thapa, Brijendra KalaRating: 4/5 A life defined by loneliness and the scarring belief that your own father doesn’t love you, only to realize – eventually – that love runs deeper than its obvious display. The various shades of affection and complexities of human […]

by August 16, 2018
CBSE plans two maths papers: One easy and the other tough

CBSE plans two maths papers: One easy and the other tough

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is examining a proposal to introduce two versions of the mathematics question paper so that students who aren’t keen to take up the subject in higher studies don’t have to sit for the tougher edition of the test. The board has received representations […]

by August 16, 2018
Chandigarh airport to re-open after 20 days, 37 flights in new schedule

Chandigarh airport to re-open after 20 days, 37 flights in new schedule

Chandigarh International Airport on Wednesday released the revised schedule of various airlines ahead of the airport’s reopening on June 1. The airport was closed for 20 days due to the ongoing runway expansion. Airport spokesperson Deepesh Joshi said 37 flights are listed in the new schedule, which will be applicable […]

by August 16, 2018
34-year-old woman teacher arrested for sexually abusing 14-year-old boy in Chan…

34-year-old woman teacher arrested for sexually abusing 14-year-old boy in Chan…

A 34-year-old woman teacher was arrested in Chandigarh on Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy who was taking tuition from her. After a confrontation with the teacher on Monday, the boy’s parents ed Childline, a 24-hour, toll-free, telephone helpline service for children in distress on Wednesday and were […]

by July 25, 2018
Delhi Metro‘s Magenta Line brings many firsts to the network

Delhi Metro‘s Magenta Line brings many firsts to the network

With the deepest station, and the steepest escalator, the upcoming Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir stretch of the Magenta Line brings many firsts to the Delhi Metro network. In a media preview of the 24.8-km section of the Magenta Line on Thursday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) unveiled the section, which […]

by July 25, 2018