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Actor promises to support farmers if land is snatched

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan has warned that he will sit in fast unto death if the Andhra Pradesh government tries to snatch farmlands through land acquisition.  PTI file photo

Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan has warned that he will sit in fast unto death if the Andhra Pradesh government tries to snatch...

Surjewala to head Cong communications team

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Surjewala's appointment also comes at a time when the Congress is giving opportunity to younger leaders as vice-president Rahul Gandhi gradually wrests greater control of the organisation.

The Congress on Thursday picked up former Haryana minister Randeep Surjewala to handle the way the party communicates...

Modi, Sharif likely to meet in July

Published on 06-Mar-2015
The earliest opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart M Nawaz Sharif to meet may come in July, when the two leaders are expected to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's summit at Ufa in Russia. PTI file photo

The earliest opportunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart M Nawaz Sharif...

Scrapping of Bihar ex-CM decisions invites criticism

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. PTI file photo

A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar annulled decisions taken by his predecessor Jitan Ram Manjhi's Cabinet...

2 coal blocks auctioned

Published on 06-Mar-2015
The second day of the second trench of coal block auctions ended with Trimula Industries Ltd bagging the Meral mine in Jharkhand for the non-power sector, while Mandakini Exploration and Mining Ltd got the Mandakini mine in Odisha for the power sector.  PTI file photo

The second day of the second trench of coal block auctions ended with Trimula Industries Ltd bagging the Meral mine...

Road to Kashmir closed for fourth day

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Intermittent rains in plains and snowfall in upper reaches have stopped traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway for fourth consecutive day on Thursday while several flights cancelled at Srinagar airport. file photo for representational purpose only

Intermittent rains in plains and snowfall in upper reaches have stopped traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway...

MoD ignores IAF's view on acquisition

Published on 06-Mar-2015
The defence ministry's recent decision to buy 68 basic trainer aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited not only flies in the face of Indian Air Force's suggestions to reduce the inventory but also ignores higher price of the HAL-made trainer. DH file photo

The defence ministry's recent decision to buy 68 basic trainer aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited...

HC upholds 10-yr jail term for Chautala

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Former Haryana chief minister O P Chautala and four others, including his son Ajay, on Thursday failed to get any relief from the Delhi High Court which upheld their conviction and 10-year jail term in the teachers' recruitment scam case. PTI file photo

Former Haryana chief minister O P Chautala and four others, including his son Ajay, on Thursday failed to get any relief...

58 MPs join hands to impeach high court judge

Published on 06-Mar-2015
Over 50 Rajya Sabha MPs are learnt to have signed an impeachment motion against Madhya Pradesh High Court judge Justice S K Gangele, who was accused by a woman judicial officer of sexual harassment. PTI file photo

Over 50 Rajya Sabha MPs are learnt to have signed an impeachment motion against Madhya Pradesh High Court judge ...

Tihar issues legal notice to BBC, says shorter version shown

Published on 05-Mar-2015

Tihar authorities today issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary...

Photo Gallery
Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

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