Pinarayi Vijayan says BJP planned Sabarimala protests; party dismisses claim and aims to intensify agitation

Pinarayi Vijayan says BJP planned Sabarimala protests; party dismisses claim and aims to intensify agitation

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday alleged that the state BJP unit had planned the violence at Sabarimala in an attempt to “capture” the hill shrine and had issued a circular with the workings of its plan. At a...
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Sushma Swaraj has shattered many glass ceilings: Youngest Cabinet minister, first woman CM of Delhi and outstanding MP

Sushma Swaraj has shattered many glass ceilings: Youngest Cabinet minister, first woman CM of Delhi and outstanding MP

On Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that she will not be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due to health reasons. The 66-year-old Lok Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha has shattered many glass ceilings over the course...
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Rupee gains for 6th straight session, rises 21 paise to close at 71.46 against dollar as crude oil prices soften

Rupee gains for 6th straight session, rises 21 paise to close at 71.46 against dollar as crude oil prices soften

Mumbai: The rupee rose by 21 paise to end at 71.46 against the US dollar Tuesday on increased selling of the greenback by exporters amid softening crude oil prices, and persistent foreign fund inflows. This is the sixth straight session...
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Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested ‘6kg of plastic’

Dead sperm whale found in Indonesia had ingested ‘6kg of plastic’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Items found inside the whale included drinking cups, plastic bottles, plastic bags and flip-flops A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg (13 lbs) of plastic waste in...
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US migrant caravan: Trump’s asylum ban halted by judge

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny the possibility of asylum to migrants crossing the southern border...
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Spain Brexit: PM Sánchez threatens to vote no over Gibraltar

Spain Brexit: PM Sánchez threatens to vote no over Gibraltar

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The small peninsula of Gibraltar has been a British territory since 1713 Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said Spain will reject the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without a clarification of the text on future talks...
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Rupee gains for sixth straight session, rises 21 paise

Rupee gains for sixth straight session, rises 21 paise

The rupee rose by 21 paise to end at 71.46 against the US dollar on November 20 on increased selling of the greenback by exporters amid softening crude oil prices, and persistent foreign fund inflows. This is the sixth straight session...
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European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that pre-trial imprisonment of pro-Kurdish opposition politician Selahattin Demirtas in Turkey was “unjustified,” urging his release. In Tuesday’s judgment, the top human rights court accep...
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Racy ‘Leda and the Swan’ fresco found in Pompeii

Racy ‘Leda and the Swan’ fresco found in Pompeii

Archeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.Story continues below The figure of Leda being...
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‘We always draw a line at our self-respect’ – Kohli

‘We always draw a line at our self-respect’ – Kohli

7:44 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff India captain Virat Kohli has made it clear that he, and his side, will be drawing their own “line” about behaviour on their tour of Australia, and will not stand for conduct that goes against...
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