• BJP seems reconciled to prospects of sitting on opposition benches in BiharBJP seems reconciled to prospects of sitting on opposition benches in BiharAs its uneasy ally Nitish Kumar was racing ahead to switch sides yet again, BJP appeared to be simultaneously intrigued by the Bihar CM's latest turn and reconciled to the prospect of ending up on the opposition benches despite having finished winner in a bitterly-fought election two years ago.
  • Will Bihar see Nitish-RJD 2.0 or go the Maharashtra way?Will Bihar see Nitish-RJD 2.0 or go the Maharashtra way?Nitish has called a meeting of all its MLAs and MPs today, when he is likely to discuss the issues emerging out of the revolt of RCP Singh, the former Union minister, who has resigned from the party. The JD(U) has alleged that the BJP is trying to split the party by engineering a rebellion against him.
  • How Savarkar came to be called a 'Veer'How Savarkar came to be called a 'Veer'The professor of history at the University of California examines the roots of the honorific "veer" or brave for the freedom fighter and much-debated Hindutva ideologue
  • Maha cabinet expansion live: 18 new ministers to be inductedMaha cabinet expansion live: 18 new ministers to be inducted
  • CWG 2022: Full list of Indian medal winnersCWG 2022: Full list of Indian medal winnersTeam India finished fourth on the medals tally, behind Australia (178 medals), England (176 medals) and Canada (92 medals). Overall, Indian athletes won 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals, for a total of 61 medals.
  • Sanjay Raut used proceeds of crime to buy Alibaug land: EDSanjay Raut used proceeds of crime to buy Alibaug land: EDThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a special PMLA court on Monday that Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, arrested in a money laundering case connected to the Patra Chawl project, had utilised a considerable amount of cash, allegedly received as proceeds of crime, to purchase land in Kihim, Alibaug. The ED said the purchase had been confirmed by some of the sellers.
  • How TV drama Breaking Bad came alive in MumbaiHow TV drama Breaking Bad came alive in MumbaiThe arrest of a pharma rep with a degree in organic chemistry who became a drug kingpin is not just a case of life imitating art, but also the deep menace of a drug called Meow Meow
  • Bihar live: JD(U) to hold meet to discuss political situationBihar live: JD(U) to hold meet to discuss political situation
  • Residents want Noida neta Tyagi arrested at the earliestResidents want Noida neta Tyagi arrested at the earliestThe decision to send bulldozers to the Noida condominium to raze parts of the posh apartment of absconding neta Shrikant Tyagi drew questions from various RWAs, which pointed out that the practice of making illegal extensions and additions to flats is rampant across the city and the action against Tyagi should be replicated in other cases of violations too. Officials said in Tyagi's society alone, Noida Authority has issued notices to over 200 residents in the past on illegal constructions.
  • Sanjay Jadhav announces the sequel of his blockbuster filmSanjay Jadhav announces the sequel of his blockbuster filmActor-director Sanjay Jadhav on Monday surprised the movie buffs by announcing the sequel to his blockbuster film, 'Duniyadari'. The film, which starred Swwpanil Joshi, Sai Tamhankar, Ankush Chaudhari, Urmilla Kothare and Jitendra Joshi, became a huge hit.
  • Trump says FBI raided his Florida home, broke into his safeTrump says FBI raided his Florida home, broke into his safeThe unprecedented search of a former president's home would mark a significant escalation into the records investigation, which is one of several probes Trump is facing from his time in office and in private business. The Justice Department declined to comment on the raid, which Trump in a statement said involved a "large group of FBI agents." The FBI's headquarters in Washington and its field office in Miami both declined comment.
  • Films that restore our faith in communal harmonyFilms that restore our faith in communal harmonyWhile the constant debate of communal tension and communal harmony in India grabs headlines every other day there have been instances when certain films have explored friendship, love and selflessness by people of different allegiances towards those from other backgrounds than theirs in the most honest way. Check out this elite list of Tollywood films which are bound to restore your faith in humanity and your country.
  • Commonwealth Games 2022: India's best ever performance - Here's whyCommonwealth Games 2022: India's best ever performance - Here's why The 101 medals in Delhi 2010, included 30 from shooting, eight from archery, seven from Greco-Roman wrestling and four from tennis. None of these disciplines were part of the 2022 Games. Subtract those from the Delhi total and what we're left with is 52 medals, including 17 gold.
  • Live: India reports 12,751 new Covid cases and 42 deaths in last 24 hoursLive: India reports 12,751 new Covid cases and 42 deaths in last 24 hours
  • 'Bomb on plane' threat creates flutter at B'uru airport'Bomb on plane' threat creates flutter at B'uru airportA piece of tissue paper with a note scribbled in Hindi - 'Don't land, bomb on this plane' - and found in the lavatory of a Jaipur-Bengaluru flight sent the airport authorities into a tizzy on Sunday night.
  • In Gujarat, 10 'banned' for life from filing RTI queriesIn Gujarat, 10 'banned' for life from filing RTI queriesOver the past 18 months, 10 people in Gujarat have been banned for life from filing RTI (right to information) queries on certain matters. Among its reasons for imposing the ban, the Gujarat Information Commission (GIC) cited "filing multiple queries", "being cantankerous" and "using the RTI Act to harass government officials".
  • Constantly disrupted, monsoon session ends four days earlyConstantly disrupted, monsoon session ends four days earlyThe monsoon session which ended on Monday was to conclude on August 12. It witnessed the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passing seven and five bills respectively. While the Lower House saw a total of 16 sittings that lasted 44 hours and 29 minutes, the Upper House met for 38 hours with as many as 47 hours lost due to disruptions, something which outgoing Chairman Venkaiah Naidu lamented.
  • Telangana BJP leader dies by suicide, kin cluelessTelangana BJP leader dies by suicide, kin clueless A state executive member of Telangana BJP, Ghnanendra Prasad, 45, died by suicide on Monday morning. He hanged himself from the ceiling at his penthouse at Allwyn Colony near Kukatpally.
  • 'Sorry mom & dad': Techie dies by suicide in Bhopal'Sorry mom & dad': Techie dies by suicide in BhopalA 23-year-old Pune-based engineer died by suicide by allegedly consuming some poisonous substance at his rented flat in Bag Sewania locality on Sunday. A suicide note was recovered from the spot, where he apologised to his parents for taking the extreme step. He also referred a girl in the suicide note without naming her that he was deeply in love with her. He also requested his parents to take care of his sister.
  • Raja Bhaiya's father to be freed from house arrestRaja Bhaiya's father to be freed from house arrestRaghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya's father Uday Pratap Singh, 89, will walk free on Tuesday evening from a house arrest he was placed into last week. Police action followed 'Bade Maharaj', as he is popularly known, sitting on a dharna last week to protest erection of a makeshift gate by the Muslim community in the area for Muharram. The bone of contention happened to be a bhandara which Raja Bhaiya's father had been holding in the area - Sheikhpur Ashik village in Kunda development block of Pratapgarh district - for the past few years.