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Pune protests at killing of anti-superstition activist

A STRIKE to protest at the killing of a leading Indian anti-superstition activist shut businesses in Pune on Wednesday (August 21) as police said...

India announces import restrictions on 101 defence items

In a major push to promote the domestic defence industry, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced restrictions on import of 101 weapons and...

Russia to stay India’s top defence partner, says Modi to Putin

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (December 11) that Russia will remain India's top defence supplier, even though New Delhi's...

Modi asks first-time voters to vote for ‘those who carried out air strike’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held Congress responsible for the creation of Pakistan. Addressing a poll rally at this town in Latur district of...

Arundhati Roy accuses TV over Kashmir protests

AWARD-WINNING author and activist Arundhati Roy has accused Indian TV channels of whipping up protests against her after her house in New Delhi was...

Modi hugs only privileged people, not farmers, jawans: Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces only privileged people and not farmers, labourers or jawans. Gandhi's remarks came...

Demonetisation bold, decisive step; to boost economy: Jaitley

Terming demonetisation as "bold and decisive" measure, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it will have a multiplier effect on the economy and will...

India police arrest suspect over rape of 5-year-old girl

INDIAN police on Saturday (April 20) arrested a man over the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl that has sparked fresh protests against sexual...

Jungle Book redux: 8-year-old girl found living with monkeys

  An eight-year-old girl was found living with a troop of monkeys in the Katarniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary here. After being spotted by locals in the...

Obama drops Golden Temple visit over headscarf fear

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has cancelled a visit to a Sikh temple in India, sources said today, over apparent concerns that photos of him...