Coal scam case

SC stays trial court order summoning Manmohan

Krishnadas Rajagopal

Where is the act of illegality, asks defence counsel Kapil Sibal.

‘Indian Muslims are IS-proof’

Suhasini Haidar

Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats.

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Do Arvind Kejriwal and his men have the ability, the foresight, and the historical sense to tread a path different from their historical forebears?

NOT JUST ANOTHER JOB: “Governorship is not an employment under the government.” Picture shows Governor Aziz Qureshi at the Raj Bhavan in Lucknow.

The exit of the Governor of Mizoram reignites debate about the institution, highlights that chosen candidates must have a blemish-free public record.

“The short film ‘My Choice’ packages feminism in a seductive manner causing more harm to the movement than good.” Picture shows actor Deepika Padukone posing with Homi Adajania, the director of the short film during its launch.

The video starring Deepika Padukone is viral, but its slick, fluffy content makes one wonder if it does more harm than good for women’s empowerment.

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Gautami’s parents rushing to the hospital in Bengaluru on Wednesday.— Photo: Sampath Kumar G.P.

‘She wanted to become a doctor’

K.C. Deepika

Gautami’s small family, comprising her father Ramesh and mother Lakshmi, is from Pavagada town in Tumakuru district.

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Gautami’s parents rushing to the hospital in Bengaluru on Wednesday.— Photo: Sampath Kumar G.P.
Koyambedu market receives 30-40 tonnes of mangoes daily. Photo: K. Pichumani
A worker engaged in raising the level of manhole on the Puliakulam Road after the Coimbatore Corporation took up the work on the road and also on Pankaja Mill Road. Photo: Siva Saravanan
Veteran athlete Milkha Singh interacts with school children at the launch of
‘Milkha SureFit' at India Gate on Wednesday. — PHOTO: SANDEEP SAXENA
From the time the Saudi Arabia-led coalition declared war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, tension and concern is palpable among 400-odd Yemeni students. Pursuing various courses, a good chunk of these expat students are presently studying in Osmania University
Indians evacuated from Yemen on board the INS Sumitra.
Rose Valley group chairman Gautam Kundu being produced in the court in Kolkata on Tuesday.
An IMFL outlet of Bevco on Pavamani Road in Kozhikode that was closed due to dry day on Wednesday. Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup
A demonstration on self-defence techniques at a workshop at St. Aloysius College in Mangaluru on Tuesday.— Photo: H.S. Manjunath
The US’ prestigious Harvard University is set to open its international offices in India, China and South Africa to facilitate research and academic work for its affiliates in those regions. File photo
Thorough scrutiny:Tourism Minister P. Rajavelu and officials from the Air Ports Authority of India take a look at the facilities at the Puducherry Airport on Wednesday. —Photo: T.Singaravelou
K. Priyanka, a special child, attempting a world record in Tiruchi on Tuesday.— PHOTO: A. MURALITHARAN
The panels in fray for Bezwada Bar Assocation (BBA) urge the Association members to elect their member by greeting them with roses and flowers at City Civil Courts in Vijayawada on Tuesday. Photo: V. Raju
A view of Venkateswara Colony at Thatichetlapalem in Visakhapatnam.— Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
The run, which will be held in the city on April 12th, this year hopes to get more women to adopt a fitter lifestyle and to raise awareness about breast cancer.


Ink it in pink

Preeti Zachariah

A report on how Chennai is gearing up for this year’s edition of Pinkathon, which will be held in on April 12 to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Author Githa Hariharan. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Almost Home

Home and heart, place and people

Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty

Githa Hariharan's latest roll-out is an attempt at narrating lives lived away from the familiar Western gaze.

Cartier's vintage car exhibition called 'travel with style, concours d'elegance' at Jaipur Polo Grounds in New Delhi on March 14, 2015. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat

Capital check

Of times gone by

Ziya Us Salam

The vintage beauties on wheels line up, some to take guard and relive those glory moments; some to tell themselves that they are still around.

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Martensopoda sanctor and Stenaelurillus albus were sighted by arachnologists near Ponmudi and Malayattoor respectively. Photo: Special Arrangement

Kochi arachnologists discover rare spiders

Special Correspondent

Researchers at the Division of Arachnology in Sacred Heart College have recorded the sighting of a huntsman and jumping spider in the Western Ghats.

Climate models indicate the central tropical Pacific Ocean is likely to continue to warm, with El Nino thresholds to be reached or exceeded by mid-year.

Pacific Ocean warms, indicates potential El Nino


Should an El Nino eventuate, the system would likely bring below-average winter and spring rainfall over eastern Australia and above-average daytime t

Tigers need their zebra crossings

S. Harpal Singh

Big cats from tiger reserves in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh have strayed into forests in Adilabad, strengthening the case for revival of an uninterru

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