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  • Arun Jaitley's security upgraded to Z-plus category 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Security of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been upgraded to topmost Z-plus category and he will be guarded by paramilitary commandos drawn from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) now. The move to increase Jaitley's security cover was taken by Union Home Ministry recently after assessing the threat...
  • Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan eye Indian team comeback via IPL 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said they will make their stint with the franchise count to revive their international careers. Delhi bagged Yuvraj for a record fee...
  • We appreciated General VK Singh's presence at Pakistan Day celebrations: Pakistan envoy 6 hours 7 minutes ago

    A week after the row over MoS External Affairs General VK Singh attending the Pakistan National Day celebrations, Pakistan's envoy to India tried to play down the issue. "We appreciated General VK Singh's presence at Pakistan Day celebrations," said Pakistan envoy. ...
  • Don't think it is an unusual pair; there is a nice organic balance between the two: Homi Adajania on casting Sushant Singh Rajput, Alia Bhatt for his next 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Homi Adajania says the Hindi adaptation of hit Hollywood film 'The Fault in Our Stars' is still in the scripting stage, and he will only finalise the cast when the final draft is ready. It was reported that Deepika Padukone and Varun Dhawan will play the lead roles in...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is a period film with contemporary characters: Swastika Mukherjee 12 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Swastika Mukherjee may be new to the world of Hindi cinema but in Bengal, she is one of the most popular faces on celluloid. The light-eyed actress is making her grand Bollywood debut in Dibakar Banerjee's much talked about film 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' and has already made heads...
  • J&K hit by floods after incessant rains; armed forces, NDRF launch rescue operation 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Jammu: Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a century, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. The state is in panic as several areas of the Valley and parts of Jammu are flooded following incessant rains in the last couple of days. Till now...
  • J&K floods: Centre monitoring situation very closely, says Jitendra Singh 22 hours 43 minutes ago

    Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a decade, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said there was no reason to panic and the the government is monitoring the situation in Kashmir very closely. He...
  • The dirty secret of Delhi's underworld 22 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three friends, 2 villages and a 3 acre plot, the potential harmless ingredients have cooked up the bloodiest gang war of Delhi, one which has killed over 60 people in the last 25 years. It all started in the early 1990s when a three acre plot in Najafgarh's Mitraon village was...
  • Respect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's personal lives: Yuvraj Singh Yesterday

    Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma's personal lives. Anushka, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during India's World Cup semifinal against Australia, was blamed for Kohli's failure in the match which...
  • Cartoon of the day: Unseasonal rainfall continues to damage crops Yesterday

    In the wake of the crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall across the country, the government is taking stock of the extensive damage. ...
  • Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal - who has coached two-time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar - was honoured on Monday with the country's prestigious Padma Bhushan award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Apart from Satpal, national hockey team captain...
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Sardar Singh charged up to face Australia in hockey meet Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh on Monday said the team is looking forward to meeting world champions Australia in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5 to 12. India had a fruitful 2014 when they won the the Asian Games...
  • Modi government to push for cow slaughter ban across India Yesterday

    New Delhi: India will use all its "might" to ban cow slaughter across the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in a speech to spiritual leaders, as the Hindu nationalist government moves to fulfil a poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A renewed thrust by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • Congress launches app-based membership drive Yesterday

    New Delhi: With an aim of expanding the party's base, Congress on Monday launched an online and application-based membership drive. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur launched the application at their residence in the presence of AICC spokesperson PC Chacko and DPCC chief Ajay Maken. The Congress online...
  • AIFW 2015: Designers celebrate 'Crafts of India' at the grand finale Yesterday

    New Delhi: There was music, dance, drama and style at the grand finale of the 25th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week here with 25 designers like Raghavendra Rathore, Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal and Sabyasachi Mukherjee coming together to pay an ode to the rich heritage of India through their...
  • Unseasonal rainfall continues to hamper crops, government takes stock of damage Yesterday

    New Delhi: In the wake of the crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall across the country, the government is taking stock of the extensive damage. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducted an aerial survey of the damaged areas in the Gwalior district...
  • Ex-Delhi MLA Bharat Singh, 2 PSOs shot at, condition critical Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former INLD MLA Bharat Singh and two of his personal security officers were on Sunday shot at in a suspected case of gang war in south west Delhi's Najafgarh area. A senior police officer said all the three injured were rushed to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon and their condition...
  • e Lounge Unwind: In conversation with Sushant Singh Rajput 2 days ago

    CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and director Dibakar Banerjee. ...
  • SpiceJet to add 7 planes; another Rs 500 crore infusion in April 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As it embarks on a revival path, budget carrier SpiceJet plans to lease seven more Boeing 737 aircraft by May while another Rs 500 crore is expected to be infused by its new owner Ajay Singh in April. Singh has already pumped in Rs 500 crore into the carrier...
  • Anna Hazare refuses to get involved in AAP's internal dissent 2 days ago

    Anna Hazare who is said to be the origin of Aam Aadmi Party, on Saturday refused to make any statement on the ongoing fissures in the party. "This is AAP's internal matter, why would I get into it? It's beyond my understanding," he said. ...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen 2 days ago

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • National Council meet was undemocratic, we were not allowed to speak: Dharamvir Gandhi 2 days ago

    Calling the National Council meet undemocratic, Dharamvir Gandhi said that they would continue to raise their voices. "Every AAP member has the right to express dissent," said Gandhi. ...
  • Allegations of a scuffle during the meeting are baseless: Gopal Rai 2 days ago

    "The resistence within AAP has been removed now so the party will function smoothly. Henceforth, governance will be easy. There was no scuffle at the meet, allegations are baseless," said Gopal Rai. ...
  • Violence at the National council meet was pre-planned: Yogendra Yadav 2 days ago

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav called the National council meet a sham. "Democracy has been killed," said Yadav. On the other hand, Sanjay Singh said that the talks of the fights that happened in the meeting are all false. "I can also give evidences against such allegations," said Singh. ...
  • Only Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in AAP, says Digvijaya Singh 3 days ago

    Guna: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over its current turmoil, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said only its Convener Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in the outfit, which has shown the doors to "moderate and secular" leaders. "Mein to pahle se hi kahta tha ki na...
  • Balbir Singh Sr. conferred Lifetime Achievement Award 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards here on Saturday. The action-packed ceremony culminated with the 90-year-old receiving the trophy for Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award along with a...
  • 'Jil' review: More style, less substance 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Film: "Jil" Cast: Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Kabir Singh, Harish Uthaman, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Chalapathi Rao and Srinivas Avasarala Director: Radha Krishna Kumar Rating: ** The film, according to its director, was titled "Jil" because it's supposed to have a few hair-raising moments. There are, literally, when you scratch your...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...