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Narendra Modi in UK: Full text of India-Britain joint statement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister David Cameron met in London on 12-13 November. The two Prime Ministers celebrated the growing strength, breadth and depth of the relations between the two countries. They emphasised that this enduring connection between the UK and India plays…

Not encroaching on Telangana govt's powers: Rajnath Singh

Hyderabad: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today dispelled apprehensions that the central government was trying to encroach upon the powers of Telangana government in matters of law and order, saying it was only implementing the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.Meeting a delegation of MPs of Telangana…

Beef raid: Kerala should stand up to Delhi bullies

The news of Delhi cops barging into Kerala House for a beef inspection is shocking. At whose behest did the Delhi Police, which works directly under the centre, carry out this raid?Staff at the Kerala House canteen has been serving beef curry for decades.…

Major earthquake hits Af-Pak, North India

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale and with its epicentre in Afghanistan shook large parts of north India, causing widespread panic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately offered help to Afghanistan and Pakistan where over a dozen people were killed. The worst…

Yuvraj in contention with selectors set to name ODI, Test squads

New Delhi: The senior selection committee led by Sandeep Patil will have to look at the bowling combination in absence of pace spearhead Ishant Sharma as they meet in capital on Monday to select the squads for the last two ODIs and first two Test…

State govts answerable for Dadri, Kalburgi murder: BJP

New Delhi: With BJP on the backfoot over beef controversy and the writers' protest against "rising intolerance", its chief Amit Shah today said BJP cannot be blamed for incidents which occurred in states ruled by other parties.Addressing a press conference in Bihar for the…

33,000 homeless people died on Delhi streets since 2004: MHA

New Delhi: As many as 33,000 homeless people have perished in the national capital since 2004 due to various reasons and the dearth of night shelters has only aggravated the problem of survival for these street people, the latest union home ministry figures reveal.According…

Is BJP unable to control Shiv Sena?

New Delhi: The Congress Party on Monday condemned Shiv Sena's protest at the BCCI Headquarters, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led-Government in Maharashtra is unable to control fringe elements."It is very unfortunate that such incidents are happening daily and Shiv Sena, which…

Only entertainment left now is Indrani's case: Sena

Mumbai: Hitting out at media for "ignoring" significant events while choosing to focus on Sheena Bora murder case, Shiv Sena today wondered whether media has justified its role as fourth pillar of democracy and if it is a true reflection of people's thoughts.The party…

Billion dollar question: Why curbing smoking is important to India?

In January this year, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking: To raise the minimum smoking age to 21 from 18, and to ban the sale of single cigarettes, which account for 70% of nationwide cigarette sales.People responded…