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Modi, Xi bonhomie sets tone for talks

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance as they walk on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad. PTI photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended a grand welcome to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Sabarmati River Front Park in the...

Schools get more time to implement guidelines

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday gave a breather to the government and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) schools by extending the deadline to implement safety guidelines by two months. DH file photo

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday gave a breather to the government and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) schools by extending...

BU reprieve for private students

In a huge relief to first year degree students who had cleared their pre-university course (PUC) in private, Bangalore University on Wednesday assured them that their admission to degree courses as full-time scholars will not be declared invalid. DH file photo

In a huge relief to first year degree students who had cleared their pre-university course (PUC) in private, Bangalore University on Wednesday...

Assam ex-DGP kills self over Saradha chit fund scam raid

Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, quizzed recently by CBI in connection with Saradha scam, allegedly shot himself dead at his residence today. The ED has gathered documents which unravel purchase of close to 68 acres of land in attractive locations of the West Bengal capital through 'benami' transactions. PTI file photo

Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, quizzed recently by CBI in connection with Saradha scam, allegedly shot himself dead...

Scotland's fate hangs in balance

Yes' campaigners gather for a rally in George Square, Glasgow, Scotland September 17, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. REUTERS

On the eve of Scotland's historic referendum, opinion polls on Wednesday showed support for staying within the United Kingdom marginally...

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Upa Lokayukta orders tahsildar to treat BDA as land-grabber

inspection: Bangalore South Tahsildar Dr Dayananda inspects the tank bed layout in Gubbalala village in Uttarahalli hobli. DH Photo

In a major embarrassment to Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), Upa Lokayukta Justice Subhash B Adi on Wednesday directed the Bangalore South...

Sports

Russell lifts Riders past Super Kings

 Chennai Super Kings' Brendon McCullumi walks back after his dismissal during the Champions League T20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI

Korea drub Indian women

Dominant South Korean women handed India a footballing lesson, romping to a

Breeze for Real, shock for Atletico

Holders Real Madrid chased away some of their early-season blues when Garet

Lack of exposure could hurt pugilists' chances

Just a couple of years ago, Indian boxers were riding the crest of...

China set to parade their might yet again

That China will top the medals table in the 17th Asian Games is...

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BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini at a function on women empowerment...

BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini at a function on women empowerment...

Differently-abled children wear masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate his birthday...

Differently-abled children wear masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to celebrate his birthday...

Villagers perform worship of elephants on the occasion of Biswakarma Puja...

Villagers perform worship of elephants on the occasion of Biswakarma Puja...

Devotees take part in a procession on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebrations...

Devotees take part in a procession on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebrations...

Younga Yoo, shoots past India's Umapatidevi Thokchom at women's first round group A soccer match...

Younga Yoo, shoots past India's Umapatidevi Thokchom at women's first round group A soccer match...

A man pulls an inflatable raft with his son, through the flood water...

A man pulls an inflatable raft with his son, through the flood water...

Cars submerged in flood water after the Jammu and Kashmir floods...

Cars submerged in flood water after the Jammu and Kashmir floods...

Sonam Kapoor and Kirron Kher during a promotional event for their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Sonam Kapoor and Kirron Kher during a promotional event for their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

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The setbacks received by the BJP in byelections in a number of states hold important lessons for the party and its government...
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Once the PMO got the initial report, it should have moved in. Its lack of action raises many questions...
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