India wants end to border tension with China but will not cede an inch of land: Rajnath

India wants end to border tension with China but will not cede an inch of land: Rajnath

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said India wants an end to the border tension with China in eastern Ladakh, but at the same time asserted that Indian soldiers will never allow even an inch of the country to be taken away by anyone. The defence minister made the remarks after...

India should be bigger than China in power and scope: Bhagwat

India should be bigger than China in power and scope: Bhagwat

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PTI | Nagpur

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India needs to grow bigger than China in terms of shakti and vypati (power and scope), adding the world knows that country's expansionist designs. Bhagwat was speaking at the RSS's annual Vijayadashami rally, which this time was limited to an indoor...

India records 50,129 fresh COVID-19 cases, 578 deaths

India records 50,129 fresh COVID-19 cases, 578 deaths

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

COVID-19 cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours remained below 55,000 for the third consecutive day, while new fatalities recorded in a day dropped to 578 after almost three months, according to the Union Health Ministry's data updated on Sunday. India's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 78,64,811 with 50,129...

Soumitra Chatterjee's condition deteriorates

Soumitra Chatterjee's condition deteriorates

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PTI | Kolkata

The health condition of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee on Saturday deteriorated as he has stopped responding to treatments, adding to the worries of the doctors treating him at a private hospital here, an official said. Though the 85-year-old's organs were functioning "well", the platelet count has dropped and the level...

The Return of Delhi Smog

The Return of Delhi Smog

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla

As the world battles a pandemic this year, the smog situation in Delhi can wreak havoc on public health, writes Sonal Shukla, as she details the factors and challenges before the concerned governments in handling the perennial hazard A blanket of haze has been shrouding the National Capital for some days...

With Fadnavis, Covid drives 4 prominent BJP leaders out of Bihar campaign

With Fadnavis, Covid drives 4 prominent BJP leaders out of Bihar campaign

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | IANS | Patna

The Covid-19 virus is making its presence conspicuous in the Bihar assembly elections. BJP's election in-charge and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also tested corona positive on Saturday. With this a quartet of prominent BJP leaders have been compelled to keep away from campaigning in Bihar because of testing positive for...

Nitish refrains from speaking anything against Chirag or LJP

Nitish refrains from speaking anything against Chirag or LJP

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PTI | Alauli/Teghra (Bihar)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday addressed a poll rally in LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan's native Alauli assembly seat but refrained from speaking anything either against the party or its president Chirag Paswan who has been attacking him regularly. After dissociating his party from the ruling NDA in Bihar,...

MP bypolls: Pilot to campaign for Cong candidates

MP bypolls: Pilot to campaign for Cong candidates

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PTI | Jaipur

Congress leader and former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot will be campaigning for the party candidates in the Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh. Pilot will campaign for the Congress candidates in Bhind, Morena and Shivpuri, according to to statement issued by the party here on Saturday. He will hold a two-day...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer