headerbannernilo

Speculation grows over Rahul ‘adopting’ Rehan
Pankaj Vohra | New Delhi

There is speculation within top Congress circles on whether Rahul Gandhi is adopting his sister Priyanka's son, Rehan, so as to enable him to use the Gandhi surname. Rehan, who had taken admission at ...

Newer | Older
New IITs in various states get Budget nod

The NDA government's pet project of setting up IITs in every state has finally got a good share in the Union Budget 2014-15. However, the bureaucracy still believes it is going to take a "slow and balanced" approach to accomplish the task. This is in view of maintaining the "brand-IIT", said ministry officials. According to Higher Education offici

Newer | Older
Sunni Arabs fume at Hamas, Iran for Gaza crisis

As Palestinian casualties rise following Israel's ground invasion of Gaza, there has been significant criticism of Hamas in the mostly Sunni Arab world. Hamas, which has been ruling Gaza since 2005, is seen as an Iranian proxy in a region where every move of Shiite Tehran is eyed with suspicion and derision. Yasser Arafat's Fatah, currently headed

LAKSHMAN MENON | 20th Jul

Two Pakistani diplomats have avoided serious criminal charges because of their diplomatic immunity, it has been disclosed. One official evaded a charg...

MADHAV NALAPAT | 20th Jul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping "bonded together" in their first meeting at the Fortaleza BRICS summit, say individuals ...

BJP’s Chances of forming government in Delhi recede
Pankaj Vohra | 20th Jul

The chances of a BJP government being formed in Delhi receded on Saturday after six Congress MLAs, who had earlier apparently agreed to support the ND...

Saji Chacko | 20th Jul

It is almost a sad end to what might been one of the most promising chapters in India's athletics' history. Dutee Chand, the 18-year-old sensation fai...

TMC driving away industries from Bengal
SUSENJIT GUHA | 20th Jul

Senior management officials at Asansol's Jamuria-based Shyam Sel and Power Ltd were allegedly threatened with murder or live burial, if they did not pay a percentage on the value of raw materials unloaded daily and transported to their factory. A local Trinamool Congress leader, Alok Das allegedly m...

Sanjay Sharma | 20th Jul

The Haryana government has ignored the Union home secretary's directive to the governor asking him to withdraw his assent to the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara...

Congress, Marandi discuss alliance
NAVTAN KUMAR & ABHIMANYU K. SINGH | 20th Jul

The Congress is negotiating with Babulal Marandi's Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) for an alliance to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the run...

Malaysian Airlines ticket prices hit rock bottom, yet Indian flyers opt for expensive options
Kirti Pandey | 20th Jul

Malaysian Airlines is witnessing a slump in the number of passengers ready to fly on the airline following the crash in Ukraine and has slashed ticket...

Rahul maintains hold on party
ABHIMANYU SINGH | 20th Jul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi appears to be in control of the Indian National Congress in spite of the party's heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. The party is soon going to hold organisational elections, one of his pet projects. Gandhi's key aides are also involved in drawing up the lis...

NAVTAN KUMAR | 20th Jul

The Department of Post, under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, is scaling down its traditional service of postcards. It is p...

Delhi varsity may get new VC
Vatsala Shrangi | 20th Jul

Delhi University may soon have a new vice-chancellor, as the present incumbent, Prof Dinesh Singh is fast losing interest in university affairs after ...

ABHIMANYU SINGH | 20th Jul

The Congress is likely to undertake for a major organisational reshuffle after the end of the Budget session of Parliament, which ends on 14 August,...

Government may curtail Budget session
NAVTAN KUMAR | 20th Jul

The government is contemplating to curtail the ongoing Budget session by one week or so as it does not have enough business in hand. Though there has ...

Urdu media ambivalent on ISIS
MOHAMMED ANAS | 20th Jul

Indian Urdu newspapers are confused about the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq. While some are calling it an extremist organisation projected by the United States to keep Iraq and Syria unstable, others see it as the voice of the oppressed Sunnis in the region. This corr...

Powered by : Star Infranet