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28 January, 2016 10:58 AM Shoe thrown at Nitish Kumar to protest liquor ban

A man hurled a shoe at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday, but it missed the intended target. The incident took place during a function at which Nitish Kumar reiterated the ban on sale of liquor in Bihar from April 1, police said. The shoe landed away from Nitish Kumar and the man was detained by police. “A man attempted to throw a shoe at the chief 62

27 January, 2016 9:02 PM Cruz looks to shore up support among Iowa evangelicals

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In Iowa, the evangelical vote can make or break a campaign — which is why both Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are battling over support from the most conservative voters, as the race heats up ahead of the state’s leadoff caucus. Cruz planned to court social conservatives and evangelical voters at a Wednesday night rally 41

27 January, 2016 8:42 AM Donald Trump soars to a new high of 41 points

The 69-year-old billionaire has upended every coventional rule of campaigning NEW YORK: Less than week before the first proper votes are cast in the 2016 presidential election campaign, Donald Trump has soared to a new high of 41%, according to a new poll. The national poll by CNN//ORC found that four out of ten Republicans now say they wold back him to be the president 38

27 January, 2016 3:32 AM Maharashtra CM Fadnavis backs women on Shani ​Shingnapur temple row

Mumbai: Maintaining that women have right to pray, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday favoured a dialogue between authorities of Shani Shingnapur temple and activists to find a way out over the ban on entry of female devotees into the inner sanctum of the shrine. He urged the temple authorities to hold a dialogue with the women’s 98

27 January, 2016 2:06 AM Shani Shingnapur temple row: Women have right to pray; hold talks to resolve issue, says Fadnavis

Maintaining that women have right to pray, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday favoured a dialogue between authorities of Shani Shingnapur temple and activists to find a way out over the ban on entry of female devotees into the inner sanctum of the shrine. He urged the temple authorities to hold a dialogue with the women's group that is campaigning 39

26 January, 2016 4:00 PM Women have a right to pray, says Maharashtra CM Fadnavis on temple entry standoff

MUMBAI: Maintaining that women have right to pray, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday favoured a dialogue between authorities of Shani Shingnapur temple and activists to find a way out over the ban on entry of female devotees into the inner sanctum of the shrine. He urged the temple authorities to hold a dialogue with the women's 38

25 January, 2016 6:41 PM AIMIM’s Asaduddin Owaisi says 'vote for us if you want to eat beef’ in Hyderabad

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi played the beef card in Hyderabad as he appealed to members of the Muslim community to vote for his party if they wanted to continue eating beef. Campaigning for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections, he was quoted as saying: “If MIM is defeated in the election, I am telling you – the members of minority community 46

25 January, 2016 1:01 PM Netaji's grand nephew Chandra Bose joins BJP

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand nephew Chandra Bose on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). With the assembly polls in West Bengal round the corner, Chandra Bose is expected to be projected as the BJP's prominent face in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) bastion. Talking to the media prior to his meeting with BJP president Amit Shah, Chandra 65 1

22 January, 2016 11:09 PM 'Life And Death' Blizzard Threatens To Bury US Capital

WASHINGTON: A winter storm that could bury parts of the US Middle Atlantic region under nearly 3 feet (90 cm) of snow slammed into Washington on Friday, threatening the nation's capital with record accumulations as it barrelled up the populous East Coast. The blizzard started to blanket the Washington area during the early afternoon. Six people had died in car crashes 155

21 January, 2016 10:20 PM Grim shadow of caste over educational institutions in TN

The prejudice against Dalits continues in various forms right from schools in the State. Indian campuses are witnessing unusual caste flare-ups, highlighted by the suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad. The Hindu examines how caste fault lines are muddying higher education, and the government’s ill-crafted budget cuts and erratic decision-making 76