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From the Print Edition
Satish Sharma aide showed U.S. Embassy employee cash to be used as ‘pay-offs' in confidence vote
‘Two chests containing cash' part of a bigger fund of Rs. 50 crore to Rs. 60 crore

How India kept pressure off Sri Lanka
In the final stages of the war with the LTTE, New Delhi played all sides but discouraged international attempts to halt the operations.

U.S. was alarmed by growing flak for India's Iran nuclear vote
‘We have made it clear that dallying with Iran puts civil nuclear deal at risk.'

A quiet India-Pakistan meeting on 26/11?
CHENNAI: Pakistan and India cooperated in the 2008 Mumbai attack investigations far more than they publicly disclosed. India suspended the Composite Dialogue after the 26/11 attacks and dismissed the Pakistan proposal for a joint ...

Satellite launch in India torpedoes Italy-U.S. relations
CHENNAI: The launch of the Italian satellite AGILE on board an Indian-built rocket from Sriharikota threw U.S.-Italian relations out of kilter in 2007, after the U.S. maintained that Italy had re-exported classified U.S. defence technology to ...

Rahul to ensure family ties won't matter in politics
He told diplomat about adopting new model of candidate selection across the country.

Charge sheet against Raja by March 31: CBI
He is facing forgery charge also

Raja aide Sadiq Batcha found dead in Chennai
CHENNAI: Sadiq Batcha, aide of former Telecom Minister A. Raja, committed suicide by hanging at his residence here on Wednesday, police said. He left behind a suicide note, which said the media's coverage of the 2G spectrum allocation scam had ...

Radiation levels alarming
TOKYO/HONG KONG/WASHINGTON: Japan's nuclear crisis intensified dramatically on Wednesday after authorities announced that a second reactor unit at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant in northeastern Japan might have ruptured and appeared to ...

Japan-like scenario unlikely here, scientists tell Manmohan
“Our plants' design, method of storing spent fuel are different”

No change in India's nuclear doctrine: Krishna
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday asserted that there would be no revision of India's no-first-use nuclear doctrine and said minimum credible deterrence would be maintained in view of threats and ...

Patturajan denies charge
CHENNAI: The former Madurai Mayor, M. Patturajan, on Wednesday denied a charge contained in a U.S. diplomatic cable, accessed by The Hindu through WikiLeaks, that he had acknowledged that voters were bribed in a by-election in Tamil Nadu in ...

CBI is on the right track in Adarsh scam case: court

Australian juggernaut rolls on
Haddin and Watson steer the champion to a facile victory

Batcha's death won't hit probe: CBI
NEW DELHI: The CBI said on Wednesday that the reported suicide of Sadiq Batcha, a close aide of the former Telecom Minister, A. Raja, was an “unexpected development.” But the agency said the incident would not affect the 2G ...

Raina deserves to be in the playing XI
Yusuf is best suited for the No. 6 or 7 slots and promoting him is not a wise ploy

Appoint best prosecutor in 2G case: court
New Delhi: The Supreme Court, hearing the 2G spectrum scam case, on Wednesday asked the CBI to appoint the best person as public prosecutor to conduct the trial in the special court, to be appointed before March 29. Senior counsel K.K. ...

It is a make-or-break game for England
Chris Gayle returns to team; late-evening dew may play a crucial factor

The faceless 50 who dared to stay back

Radiation fear hits Tokyo, prompting migration
“People are starting to feel panic. Everybody is taking all they can from the supermarkets”

Jahangir portrait estimated to sell for £1 million in London
The portrait done by Abu'l Hasan at Mandu is dated 1617AD

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