BJP retains Gujarat, wrests Himachal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah with Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar at a felicitation function in New Delhi on Monday, after the party's win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections. PTI Photo
Fighting an exceptionally tough battle, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was retained...

Politicising Lingayat religion issue will not yield results in polls: BSY

 BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa on Monday said any effort to politicise separate Lingayat religion demand will not yield results ahead of the Assembly polls in Karnataka. PTI photo.
BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa on Monday said any effort to politicise separate Lingayat religion demand will not yield results ahead of the Assembly polls in Karnataka. <...

6 Bangladeshis get Aadhaar through tout, govt doc

Officials of Unique Identification Authority of India ( Aadhaar) with the help of bellandur police busted a racket and arrested seven persons including six Bangaldeshi nationals who have obtained Aadhaar ID forging the documents to secure jobs in It firms in and around Whitefield .DH Photo
Six Bangladeshis are among eight people arrested on Sunday for securing Aadhaar cards by forging papers. Rubiulla (23), Riya...

100 match in random vote count on EVM-VVPAT slips

PTI file photo.
There was a "100% match" in the random vote count on EVMs and paper trail slips carried out by the Election Commission in 182 Gujarat polling stations on Monday, a senior o...

Akshay's 'Gold' not a biopic on any hockey player: Producer

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Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says, contrary to reports, the Akshay Kumar-starrer "Gold" is not a biopic on former hockey player Balbir Sin...

Reveling under pressure the Karun way

On December 19 last year, Karun made the cricketing world take notice of him with a superb 303 not out against England in the fifth Test in Chennai. PTI photo.
Karun Nair did a bow-and-arrow celebration €" a style made famous by Spanish striker Alvaro Morata -- after reaching his 13th first class ton here. It...

Farm loan waivers to raise state deficits: report

Amritsar: A farmer works at his mustard field at a village on the outskirts of Amritsar on Saturday. PTI Photo (PTI12_10_2017_000053B)
The farm debt waivers announced by the five large states together will widen the combined fiscal deficit of the states by Rs 1,07,700 crore, or 0.65% of GDP this financial year, war...
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