BSP supremo Mayawati at Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday—Pritam Bandyopadhyay

Women take part in the Dalit Dignity rally in New Delhi-PTI

Arbaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan at a promotional event in Mumbai-PTI

Cheteshwar Pujara and Gautam Gambhir cross for runs during 3rd India-England cricket test match at Eden Garden-PTI

Leader of the Opposition and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday— PTI

Sheila Dikshit at the release of the Congress party manifesto for Assembly elections at a press conference in Ahmedabad-PTI

Participants at the 1st edition of Godrej Eon Tour De India Cycle race along the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar-PTI

Aam Admi Party Convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media in New Delhi-PTI

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‘Blackwater threatened to kill me’

The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US state department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported on Mo

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June monsoon rainfall is weakest in five years

India’s monsoon rainfall was 43 per cent below average in June, the weather office said on Monday, the weakest first month of the season in five years.Rains were 34 per cent above average a year earli

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New row over Bhabha’s Meherangir

A group of eminent personalities has opposed the demand of turning renowned nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha’s bungalow “Meherangir” into a museum.

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BJP split over taking support from Congress

Differences have cropped up in the Delhi unit of the BJP with a section of its leaders strongly supporting government formation with outside support of some Congress MLAs.

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Apple, milk can help you get rid of garlic breath

Eating an apple or drinking a small glass of milk can help you get rid of garlic breath, scientists have found.

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Bowling woes for Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men

After a not-so-satisfactory first practice game against Leicestershire, the Indians are still searching for answers when they take on Derbyshire in their second three-day tour match starting on Tuesda

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India in prestige space

So impressively precise was the launch of PSLV C23 and the placing of its five-satellite payload in preordained orbits that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was inspired to speak in the language of international science — English. Mr Modi, in an extempore speech, said the right and non-partisan things in the nicest manner imaginable.

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As finance minister Arun Jaitley prepares to present his first Union Budget on July 10, there are two big question marks hanging over his head like a Damocles sword. The problem is that neither he nor any of us have precise answers to these questions.

The crescent moon has been sighted over Delhi and Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has proclaimed the advent of Ramzan. It is meant to be a month of piety and generosity, but we will turn it once again into a season of silly vulgarity.

GMR