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Updated:May 27, 2016 12:25 PM

Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for maintaining silence over issues like Vyapam and Modigate, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday baited the incumbent Prime Minister by equating him with his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

Updated:May 27, 2016 12:23 PM

Numbers tell only part of the story when it comes to politics; the remaining part is told by the names on the guest list for the coronation ceremony and, in Bengal, the colour of the carpet.

Updated:May 27, 2016 12:22 PM

A 16-year-old boy was allegedly thrashed by a group of boys, stripped naked and subjected to unnatural sex in southwest Delhi's Inderpuri area. The incident took place on Monday, but it was reported to the police on Wednesday, following which four people have been arrested, a police official said.

Updated:May 26, 2016 10:50 AM

Washington broadly supports India and Afghanistan signing a deal with Iran for a transport corridor opening up a new route to Afghanistan via the Iranian port of Chabahar, as it outflanks the $46-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project with Gwadar as its focal point.

Updated:May 26, 2016 10:49 AM

The government is two today and Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, where he will address a public rally to launch celebrations. The highlight will be a mega show at Delhi's India Gate on Saturday.

Updated:May 26, 2016 10:48 AM

The National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) controversy continues to hog the headlines with even the Ordinance issued by the Centre earlier this week failing to put a lid on the debate.

Updated:May 25, 2016 12:10 PM

Rejecting Digvijaya Singh's claim that the 2008 encounter at Batla House in Delhi was fake, then union home minister Shivraj Patil, Wednesday, reasserted that the shoot-out was genuine.

Updated:May 25, 2016 12:10 PM

In a stateIn a statement sent to media, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two of Mansour's deputies.ent sent to media, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour's deputies.

Updated:May 25, 2016 12:08 PM

Pinarayi Vijayan is all set to be sworn-in as the next chief minister of Kerala at the central stadium in state capital Thiruvananthapuram. He will be leading a 19-member cabinet of the LDF which includes alliance partners CPI and NCP. Vijayan himself is set to handle critical portfolios of Home...

Updated:May 24, 2016 12:09 PM

Lucknow, New Town in Kolkata, Bhagalpur and Dharamsala are among the 13 urban centres picked to be developed as smart cities under the Modi government’s ambitious plan for an urban overhaul.

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