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AIADMK 'two leaves' symbol bribery case: TTV Dinakaran, his aide Mallikarjuna arrested by Delhi Police

In a major development in  AIADMK 'two leaves' symbol bribery case, AIADMK (Amma) leader T T V Dhinakaran was arrested in Delhi on Tuesday night.

Significance of PM Modi's Israel visit enormous: Israeli envoy

Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon on Tuesday called the coming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel as enormously significant.

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D Raja meets Sonia, discusses 'common candidate' for presidential poll

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here to discuss the upcoming presidential election and conveyed his party's stand to support a "common candidate" put up by all the "secular democratic parties".

Is Pakistan sending message of peace to India through this white pigeon? Is Pakistan sending message of peace to India through this white pigeon?

In times gone by white doves or pigeons were often viewed as traditional symbols or messengers of peace and pacifism, but, in the new millennium, when technological advances are being made in minutes, days, months and years, one would not have expected a bird to come across from Pakistan with a message of sorts imprinted under one of its wings.

Week-long celebrations to mark Yoga day in Belgium, Luxembourg

Week-long celebrations will be held in Belgium, Luxembourg and prominent European Union institutions to mark the third edition of International Yoga Day on June 19, the organisers said here on Tuesday.

Trump administration official discusses future of India-US energy partnership

To discuss the future of the India-US energy partnership, one of the first Trump administration officials to visit India from the Department of Energy (DOE) held a roundtable meet here with the think tank CEEW on Tuesday.

Baba Ramdev says 'I am safe and healthy, don't believe in any rumours' Baba Ramdev says 'I am safe and healthy, don't believe in any rumours'

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday took to Twitter to inform about his well-being after some messages went viral on WhatsApp and other social media sites saying that something unfortunate happened with him.

Anandiben Patel can be the best candidate for President: Subramanian Swamy Anandiben Patel can be the best candidate for President: Subramanian Swamy

His comments come amid intense speculation on who the BJP will select as its presidential candidate.

Sukma naxal attack: President observes two-minute silence

President Pranab Mukherjee today observed two-minute silence to pay respect to the 25 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.

We'll kill 50 Maoists to take revenge of Sukma attack, says CRPF survivor Mahendra Kumar We'll kill 50 Maoists to take revenge of Sukma attack, says CRPF survivor Mahendra Kumar

A CRPF trooper who survived the massacre of 25 colleagues by Maoists in Chhattisgarh said on Tuesday that 50 insurgents would be killed in revenge.

No plan to impose Hindi, govt only recommended its adoption: Centre

The Centre has once again clarified that Hindi will not be imposed on non-native speakers of the language in the country.

Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, IIT-Delhi among 10 websites hacked, pro-Pak messages displayed Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, IIT-Delhi among 10 websites hacked, pro-Pak messages displayed

10 websites, including that of three central universities, were hacked on Tuesday.

Northeastern students, ABVP members held for anti-China protest

A group of students from the northeast, along with some ABVP activists, were detained on Tuesday as they were going to protest outside the Chinese embassy here against the Chinese government's move to rename six towns in Arunachal Pradesh.

Chhota Rajan sentenced to seven years in jail in fake passport case Chhota Rajan sentenced to seven years in jail in fake passport case

A CBI court on Tuesday sentenced underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan to seven years in jail for holding a fake passport.

Pakistan now sending terror ideologues to 'brainwash' Kashmiri youths Pakistan now sending terror ideologues to 'brainwash' Kashmiri youths

Pakistan is relying more on terror ideologues and preachers than its foot soldiers to execute its anti-India plans.

Beijing won't make concessions to India in border dispute: Chinese expert

A Chinese expert said, India, which had more advantages in the 1962 war with China, should learn from its "erroneous strategic judgements". 

Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru dead Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru dead

 Vice President Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru died at her residence here on Tuesday morning owing to age-related complications.

Centre will review anti-Naxal strategy, says Rajnath Singh on Sukma attack Centre will review anti-Naxal strategy, says Rajnath Singh on Sukma attack

The government will review its anti-Naxalite strategy, Home minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday after paying homage to 25 CRPF men killed in a deadly ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh.

Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU admission policy based on UGC regulations Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU admission policy based on UGC regulations

The Delhi High Court has stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations.

BIG NEWS! CBSE scraps marks moderation policy; no more grace marks for difficult questions BIG NEWS! CBSE scraps marks moderation policy; no more grace marks for difficult questions

The practice of awarding grace marks will continue to ensure that a student clears an exam if he or she needs a few marks to do so.

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Amla juice found unsafe; Armed forces' stores suspend sale Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Amla juice found unsafe; Armed forces' stores suspend sale

The Patanjali Ayurveda said its amla juice is an ayurvedic medicine and test on it should be conducted as per the norms of the AYUSH Ministry.

PETA urges PM Narendra Modi to ban meat products from menus at govt meetings PETA urges PM Narendra Modi to ban meat products from menus at govt meetings

PETA India's appeal came in the wake of reports that Germany's Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks had recently banned meat from being served at meetings and events.