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Delhi outlines traffic ban plan to curb pollution

DELHI on Tuesday (December 8) outlined its plans to restrict the number of vehicles on its roads at the beginning of January, as the...

India pledges $137 bn to modernise railways

INDIA said on Thursday (February 26) it would spend $137bn to modernise its crumbling railways, pledging to restore the “backbone” of the country to...

Parrikar-opposition slugfest over surgical strikes

The bruising battle of words over the surgical strikes escalated further on Wednesday (Oct 11) with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar trashing claims of such operations under the...

India strike paralyses banks, offices for second day

INDIA’S public-sector banks and many government offices were shut on Thursday (February 21) on the second day of a general strike called to protest...

Sufi ideology integral to Indian ethos, says Modi

THE ideology propounded by Sufi saints is integral to Indian ethos but forces of extremism are trying to weaken it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Stop politicising Taj Mahal, lawmakers told

WITH conflicting claims being made over Taj Mahal, Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party on Friday (December 12) cautioned against “politicisation” of the monument and...

Protester killed in fresh clashes in Indian Kashmir

A YOUNG man was killed on Friday (April 15) in Kashmir when soldiers fired on protesters, taking the death toll to five in clashes...

Amit Shah suffering from swine flu admitted to AIIMS

BJP president Amit Shah is suffering from swine flu and was admitted to AIIMS here on Wednesday. "I have been diagnosed with swine flu for...

Pharma crusader takes India’s drug regulators to court

ONE of India's best-known whistleblowers, who exposed dangerous practices in the generic drug industry in 2013, is taking the country's drugs regulators to court,...

Air India red faced in lizard in in-flight meal

AIR India said on Saturday (June 13) it was investigating how a lizard ended up in one of its in-flight meals, in the latest...