Times Of India (240)

Kejriwal, Kamal join hands to fight corruption

Two like-minded men opposing corruption and communalism met in Chennai on Thursday. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and south Indian actor Kamal Haasan joined hands to fight corruption and communalism in the country.

Condemn countries using terrorism as instrument of state policy: India

Kuldeep Yadav's hat-trick helps India beat Australia

Chasing 253 on a tricky surface, Australia once again had no answer to the guile of wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Yadav , who struck at crucial junctures to bundle out the opposition for 202 in 43.1 overs.

Trump signs new order to widen NKorea sanctions

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had signed an executive order that would allow the United States to ramp up sanctions on North Korean firms in an effort to dissuade Pyongyang from pursuing its nuclear missile programme.

Kuldeep Yadav takes hat-trick as India go 2-0 up against Australia

Chasing 253 on a tricky surface, Australia once again had no answer to the guile of wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Yadav , who struck at crucial junctures to bundle out the opposition for 202 in 43.1 overs.

India taking up 116 high-impact projects in Afghan

India has announced taking up 116 "high impact community developmental projects" in 31 provinces of Afghanistan, weeks after US President Donald Trump sought New Delhi's help in the economic development of the war-torn country.

First Scorpene submarine delivered to Navy

The delivery of INS Kalvari, the first of the 6 French diesel-electric Scorpene submarines being built under the Rs 23,652 crore “Project-75” at Mazagon Docks in Mumbai, is significant because Navy currently has just 13 ageing diesel-electric submarines. The force needs at least 18 ...

IITs revoke year-old campus placement ban on 30 companies

The Indian Institutes of Technology have decided to revoke the campus placement ban on 30 companies, including some leading start-ups, imposed last year. The IITs had barred these firms from participating in the placement process after they revoked their offers or deferred joining dates.

Govt mulling Rs 500bn stimulus spending: Sources

Govt considering Rs 500bn stimulus spending in 2017-18: Sources

'No scope for me': Narayan Rane quits Congress

Aadhaar: Is linking bank, mobile really a must?

For starters, before the deadline, banks and mobile service providers cannot disable your account or number, says Apar Gupta, who had argued for petitioners in the Right to Privacy case and also represents those challenging Aadhaar.

HC allows immersion of idols during Muharram

Setback for Mamata: HC allows immersion of idols during Muharram

Live score: India v Australia, 2nd ODI

Follow the live score and updates from the 2nd ODI between India and Australia from Eden Gardens in Kolkata

Sonia writes to PM on women's reservation bill

The struggle of an 'ISIS wife' to get home

Married at 14, twice widowed at 20, life has been hard for 'ISIS wives'. Unsure with what to do with the fighters' families, officials at the Ain Issa camp have separated the "ISIS wives" from the rest of the residents.

China bans anti-Islam words on social media

China has over 21 million Muslims mostly the Uyghurs in Xinjiang and Hui community in Ningxia province, according to unofficial accounts.

Medical admission scam: CBI arrests retired Odisha HC judge, 4 others

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested five persons, including retired Odisha high court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi, for enabling private medical colleges to admit students to MBBS courses despite a Supreme Court order barring them from doing so.

Rs 1cr theft: Myntra CEO's maid admits to stealing

Seven diamond necklaces, 24 pairs of earrings, six gold bangles, four diamond bracelets were among the missing jewellery. Bhavani Muppudatti, 25, has confessed to stealing the ornaments from her employer Ananth Narayanan's residence

Divisive forces ruining India's image: Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took aim at the "divisive forces" threatening India's peace and harmony in a thinly veiled attack on the PM Modi-led BJP government.

Global kid bride racket goes bust in Hyderabad, 8 sheikhs in net

The crackdown followed a spate of child marriages in Old City. ​An Omani sheikh was caught red-handed, while he was about to wed a teenage girl on Tuesday night. Five local middlemen and four hotel owners were also arrested.

Income Tax raids on Cafe Coffee Day owner

Krishna's con-in-law VG Sidhartha is the owner of the popular Cafe Coffee Day chain. Over 20 locations in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Chikmagalur are being raided, including Cafe Coffee Day offices.

Pak's short-range nukes to counter India: Abbasi

He also asserted that the country's nuclear arsenals are safe. "Time has proved that it's a process that is very secure. It's a process that has complete civilian oversight through the NCA," Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said.

India's 'Cold Start' to deter Pak: Top facts

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday claimed that his country's short-range nuclear weapons can counter India's 'Cold Start' doctrine. But what exactly is the 'Cold Start' doctrine? Here is a short guide.

'Pak's short-range nukes to counter India's 'Cold Start' doctrine'

"We have a very robust and secure command-and-control system over our strategic nuclear assets. Time has proved that it's a process that is very secure. It's a process that has complete civilian oversight through the NCA," Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said.

HC slams Mamata over Durga idols immersion row

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday told the Bengal government that it could not block a citizen’s constitutional right to practice religion on the mere assumption that there could be disruption of law and order.

Don't draw a line between two communities: HC to Mamata govt

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday told the Bengal government that it could not block a citizen’s constitutional right to practice religion on the mere assumption that there could be disruption of law and order.

Government plans booster shot for economy

The GDP growth rate had fallen to a three-year low of 5.7% in April-June quarter. There are clear indications of an economic slowdown caused by weak private investment, which in turn has slowed down job creation.

Pak complains to US about greater role for India

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a meeting with US Vice-President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly here on Tuesday expressed concern over the greater role that Trump advocated for India in his new Afghan policy

Kejriwal, Haasan to meet: For lunch or launch?

After returning to Delhi on Tuesday evening following nine days of meditation in Igatpuri, Maharashtra, chief minister Arvind Kerjiwal is going to Chennai on Thursday to meet superstar Kamal Haasan.

HC judges under scanner for MBBS admission scam

The rot in medical education has been laid bare, with the Supreme Court and probe agencies looking into the role of sitting and retired judges of HCs in enabling private medical colleges admit students to MBBS courses despite the apex court’s order to the contrary.

Pak raises objection with US over greater role for India in Afghanistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a meeting with US Vice-President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly here on Tuesday expressed concern over the greater role that Trump advocated for India in his new Afghan policy

No one can topple my govt, says Tamil Nadu CM 

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday made a veiled attack on sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, saying those who had never faced polls were "dreaming" of coming to power, and asserted that his "stable" government could not be toppled by anyone.

At UN, Trump again targets nations backing terror

After articulating an Afghan strategy a fortnight ago when he described Pakistan as part of the problem in Afghanistan, the US President used his UN speech to go after Pakistan once again — as a safe haven for Islamist terror groups that threaten Americans.

At UN, Trump reinforces tough US stand against nations backing terror

After articulating an Afghan strategy a fortnight ago when he described Pakistan as part of the problem in Afghanistan, the US President used his UN speech to go after Pakistan once again — as a safe haven for Islamist terror groups that threaten Americans.

Beijing hits back at Trump remark on S China Sea

"For some time now, some countries have used the pretext of freedom of navigation to bring their planes near the South China Sea," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said. "Actually, I think this is behaviour that has threatened the sovereignty of South China Sea countries," Lu said.

China hits back at Trump's remark over South China Sea in UN speech

"For some time now, some countries have used the pretext of freedom of navigation to bring their planes near the South China Sea," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said. "Actually, I think this is behaviour that has threatened the sovereignty of South China Sea countries," Lu said.

Isro-Nasa joint team confirms aerosol over Asia

A joint study by Isro and Nasa, which had commenced after satellite images showed the presence of an aerosol layer over the Asia region, has confirmed the same and has also found the presence of nitrate, which is a new finding.

Govt mulling measures to boost economy: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government is considering additional measures to bolster economy that has hit a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal.

Rain batters Mumbai, 108 flights cancelled

Air services at the Mumbai airport were hit badly, with 108 flights cancelled due to torrential rain. A SpiceJet aircraft skidded, overshot the main runway and got stuck in mud, blocking it. Efforts are on to tow the aircraft away and clear the runway for operations.

Government mulling additional measures to boost economy: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government is considering additional measures to bolster economy that has hit a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal.

HC stays TN assembly floor test till further orders

AIADMK News: Justice M Duraiswamy passed the interim order on the pleas moved by 18 disqualified MLAs assailing the order of Speaker P Dhanapal.

Don't spread cyclone warning rumour: BMC

Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth reach 2nd round in Japan

Newly-crowned Korea Open champion PV Sindhu dished out another splendid performance edging past Japan's Minatsu Mitani for the second time in as many weeks to reach the second round of the women's singles at the Japan Open Super Series.

'UPA-era reports on black money being examined'

The finance ministry says it is examining three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad that were commissioned by the previous UPA regime and submitted more than three years ago.

UPA-era reports on black money being examined: Govt

The finance ministry says it is examining three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad that were commissioned by the previous UPA regime and submitted more than three years ago.

HC stays TN assembly floor test till further orders

Justice M Duraiswamy passed the interim order on the pleas moved by 18 disqualified MLAs assailing the order of Speaker P Dhanapal.

Cong couldn't deliver on jobs, nor can Modi: Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday admitted that the UPA government had been "unable" to deliver on the 30,000 jobs it promised to create, but was quick to point out that it is a goal the BJP-led NDA will also fail to meet at the current rate.

BCCI nominates Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

The Indian cricket board has nominated MS Dhoni for the country's third highest civilian award — the Padma Bhushan — for his contribution to the game. It was a unanimous decision to nominate India's most successful captain.