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

International

42 die in Ukraine, OSCE monitors freed

At least 42 people were killed in street battles between supporters and opponents of Russia in southern Ukraine that ended with pro-Russian protesters trapped in a flaming building, bringing the count

India

Panel to look into household air and outdoor pollution

Worried about poor air quality and its harmful impact on health, the Union health ministry has constituted a steering committee to look into issues pertaining to household air pollution and outdoor po

Metros

NDMC gets ‘teasing’ guns to scare monkeys away

After failing to control the monkey menace in its area by various means, the New Delhi Municipal Council has now brought in rubber-bullet guns to scare away the animal.

Newsmakers

New sex abuse claims against celeb publicist

Scotland Yard on Saturday said it is reviewing new allegations against Britain’s disgraced public relations guru Max Clifford, who has been jailed for eight years over a string of indecent assaults ag

Sports

Test cricket, not T20 lottery, should be BCCI priority

The latest ICC rankings released last week show Australia as top of the pops in both Tests and ODIs. In the hullabaloo of the IPL, this achievement has been obscured.

Editorial

Censorship shocker

The public row over the real state of the autonomy of Prasar Bharati might seem ugly but the points made by the CEO against the information and broadcasting minister must be carefully considered by the powers that be or the powers to be.

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Who is going to finish second in the parliamentary election in Varanasi? This question may be of only academic interest, as the victory of Narendra Modi from the constituency is more or less certain. However, for political watchers and those familiar with the electoral calculations of Varanasi, the question is nevertheless a subject of fascination.

Indira Gandhi-lookalike Priyanka stepped out to campaign and immediately took the headlines. How did this happen and why could it not happen with Rahul Gandhi? Would her taking charge of the campaign from the beginning have made a difference to the fortunes of the Congress?

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