Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Kolkata: Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged illness, an attending doctor said. She was 90. The Ramon Magsaysay winner is survived by her daughter-in-law and grandchild. Mahasweta Devi’s son pre-deceased her two

People are now chanting "Arhar Modi, Arhar Modi": Rahul Gandhi in LS
People are now chanting "Arhar Modi, Arhar Modi": Rahul Gandhi in LS

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of rising prices,

Bhagwant Mann turns
Bhagwant Mann turns 'unapologetic' after offering 'unconditional apology

New Delhi: After offering “unconditional apology” to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for exposing Parliament

Abu Jundal, 11 others found guilty in Aurangabad arms haul case
Abu Jundal, 11 others found guilty in Aurangabad arms haul case

Mumbai: The special Maharashtra Control of organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai on Thursday found 26/11 terror attacks key

SC stays warrants against Vijaykant, wife
SC stays warrants against Vijaykant, wife

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the non-bailable warrants against DMDK leader Vijaykant and his wife

Mandsaur: Woman alleges assault was at Bajrang Dal men
Mandsaur: Woman alleges assault was at Bajrang Dal men's behest; 4 held

MANDSAUR: The two Muslim women who were thrashed at Mandsaur railway station on the suspicion of carrying beef today alleged that

Apprehended militant in Kashmir, Bahadur Ali, is Pakistani
Apprehended militant in Kashmir, Bahadur Ali, is Pakistani

Srinagar: A militant the army caught on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir is a Pakistani who has been involved in

Indigo flight diverted to Mumbai after passenger shouts pro-ISIS slogans
Indigo flight diverted to Mumbai after passenger shouts pro-ISIS slogans

NEW DELHI: An Indigo Airlines flight from Dubai to Kozhikode today was diverted to Mumbai after a passenger started shouting

'Delhi Police may arrest 2 more AAP MLAs'

New Delhi:  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh attacked the Delhi Police on Thursday; saying said two more party MLAs might

Bangladesh Home Minister calls on PM Modi
Bangladesh Home Minister calls on PM Modi

New Delhi: Ahead of delegation level talks with Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan

Rajnath Singh to visit Pakistan next week to attend SAARC meet
Rajnath Singh to visit Pakistan next week to attend SAARC meet

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Pakistan to attend the meeting of the South Asian Association for

Rahul Gandhi to raise price rise issue in Lok Sabha today
Rahul Gandhi to raise price rise issue in Lok Sabha today

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to mount a scathing attack on the government in the Lok Sabha on

Delhi: Minor boy kidnapped for ransom, strangulated to death
Delhi: Minor boy kidnapped for ransom, strangulated to death

New Delhi: A three-year-old boy was allegedly strangulated to death after being kidnapped by a man for ransom in West

Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai thrashes man for allegedly breaking marriage promise
Bhumata Brigade activist Trupti Desai thrashes man for allegedly breaking marriage promise

Pune:  Activist and Bhumata Brigade President Trupti Desai on Thursday said she thrashed a 25-year-old man at Shikrapur village

Govt to launch new generation e-passports with electronic chip
Govt to launch new generation e-passports with electronic chip

New Delhi: New generation e-passport featuring enhanced security features such as bio-metric details may soon be rolled out by

Stick to my statement that Salman shot the deer, says
Stick to my statement that Salman shot the deer, says 'missing' driver

NEW DELHI: The man who was driving the jeep used by Bollywood star Salman Khan during an alleged deer hunt in Rajasthan in 1998

Delhi Police arrests former MP DP Yadav
Delhi Police arrests former MP DP Yadav

New Delhi: Former MP D P Yadav was arrested by Delhi Police on Wednesday, in a case of MCOCA, registered last year in connection

Cabinet drops 1% additional tax from GST Bill
Cabinet drops 1% additional tax from GST Bill

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet today cleared changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, dropping 1 per cent manufacturing tax and

Two Indians among Magsaysay awardees
Two Indians among Magsaysay awardees

New Delhi: Carnatic music exponent T.M. Krishna and social activist Bezwada Wilson are two Indians who have been conferred the

Direct entry for Hindu migrants from Pakistan, B
Direct entry for Hindu migrants from Pakistan, B'Desh in MBBS, BE courses

New Delhi: Hindu migrants from Pakistan and Bangladesh who are now based in India can get direct admission into the MBBS and BE

AI sets up check-in counters at New Delhi Metro station
AI sets up check-in counters at New Delhi Metro station

New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India on Wednesday said that it has set up two specialised check-in counters at the New

Two BSP MLAs accuse Mayawati of selling tickets for crores
Two BSP MLAs accuse Mayawati of selling tickets for crores

Lucknow: Two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators raised the banner of revolt against the party leadership on Wednesday and

Kashmir Valley locked down, curfew back in Srinagar
Kashmir Valley locked down, curfew back in Srinagar

Srinagar: Curfew was re-imposed in various places in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday following clashes between protesters and

'PM Modi can get us killed': Arvind Kejriwal tells AAP MLAs, Ministers

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday released a 10-minute video to attack PM Narendra Modi, for

Assam grapples with problem: How to get elephant back from Bangladesh
Assam grapples with problem: How to get elephant back from Bangladesh

Guwahati: This is an elephantine problem not confronted before, and the Assam government has set up an experts’ panel to

Tiff over Rs 2 with auto-rickshaw driver claims Mumbai youth
Tiff over Rs 2 with auto-rickshaw driver claims Mumbai youth's life

Mumbai: A 26-year old Mumbai youth lost his life following an argument over change of Rs 2 with an auto-rickshaw driver here

APJ Abdul Kalam: Unconventional President who learnt the art of the political
APJ Abdul Kalam: Unconventional President who learnt the art of the political

NEW DELHI: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam – ex-President, professor, defence technocrat and igniter of young minds passed away on July