1. 26 Congress leaders join BJP ahead of Himachal Pradesh elections
2. Delhi’s air quality to improve further but remain within upper end of Poor category as curbs end
3. India asks Canada to prevent anti-India activities by individuals, groups based there
4. Veteran leader LK Advani turns 95, PM Modi visits him: ‘An inspiration’ | Video
5. ‘Morbi collapse has shamed Gujarat…’: Chidambaram’s pre-poll swipe at BJP
6. Ready to supply India oil, need to find way around ‘illegal US sanctions’: Iran’s ambassador
7. In Himachal town once hit by riots, voices near Atal Chowk: ‘Immense respect for Vajpayee, but…’
8. ‘Hindu’ remark row: Graveyards to gods, Karnataka Cong leader Satish Jarkiholi known to speak his mind
9. Russian President Putin lauds India again, calls its citizens ‘talented’, ‘purposeful’
10. Packing a punchline: Why Modi’s ‘We Built this Gujarat’ has a familiar ring
11. Rahul Gandhi visits gurudwara in Maharashtra’s Nanded, resumes march after
12. PM yet to acknowledge ‘epic failure’ of demonetisation move: Kharge
13. What boycott? India’s imports from China up by 43%, but no need to worry, say experts
14. Hardik Patel, now in BJP, says Congress attacks Gujarati industrialists & Modi to appease Muslims
15. 8 ex-Navy officers detained in Qatar: Embassy making all possible efforts for their release, says MEA
16. 16 Indian sailors ‘illegally detained’ in Equatorial Guinea, appeal to Center for their release
17. The BJP is Promising a Uniform Civil Code, But How About a Uniform Moral Code First?
18. ‘Wasn’t Made Aware of Case, Didn’t Get Order Copy,’ Congress Says on Twitter Handle Blocking Order
19. AP PHOTOS: Farmers in Kashmir try growing saffron indoors
20. Feature: ‘Saw My Friends Cheering Cops’: Muslim Man Flogged In Gujarat’s Kheda
21. Dalit couple in Karnataka denied permission to wed in temple
22. India: Conjugal rights debate puts focus on jail reform
23. India’s Delhi closes schools amid smog crisis
24. Heavy snowfall in Gulmarg, other higher reaches
25. Modi regime all set to seize Hyderpora residence of Quaid-e-Hurriyat in Srinagar
26. Schools shut in Kishtwar, Ramban due to weather
27. Protesters along with Kashmir Digital Van gather outside Indian High Commission in London
28. `Each device can hatch 400 eggs’:  Meet 16-year-old Kashmiri student who developed world’s cheapest incubator
29. Top Army commanders begin 5-day deliberations
30. Multi-pronged approach helps reduce infiltration in J&K: MHA Report

South Asia

31. Bangladesh’s forex reserves fall to $34.47bn as it pays $1.3bn import bills
32. IMF steps in to bailout Bangladesh’s struggling economy
33. Crisis-hit Sri Lanka targets $1.4 billion in tea earnings