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UPSC issue to be resolved within a week: Rajnath Singh

Updated: 28 July 2014, Monday, 15:56 hrs (IST)
The row over the English tests in the civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission will be resolved in a week, the government said Monday....   | Read..

UP lobs Mohanlalganj rape case to CBI

Updated: 28 July 2014, Monday, 15:56 hrs (IST)
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday recommended that the Mohanlalganj rape and murder case of a 36-year-old woman be handed over the Central Bureau of Investigation. ...   | Read..

Dead: Bengal police officer injured in June clash between Trinamul, Congress

Updated: 28 July 2014, Monday, 15:56 hrs (IST)
An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police, who suffered splinter injuries during a clash between workers of Trinamul Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist), die...   | Read..

In UP’s restive towns, a usual suspect called poll

Moradabad and Saharanpur are 140km apart but united by two common features: upcoming polls and communal tension....   | Read..

Life beyond Bengal’s politics

One, a first-time Trinamul MP and a star. The other, a first-time BJP MP and a singer. Dev (left) and Babul Supriyo displayed a rare moment of camaraderie in the cut-t...   | Read..

Shoppers pick what voters did not

Narendra Modi’s kurtas have beaten his party in Murshidabad....   | Read..

Tata murder cuffs on warped quartet

A gang of four criminals — led by an apparently psychotic constable who masterminded motiveless gun assaults on motorists including five Tata executives in Jamshedp...   | Read..

Assam move on asylum invites Paresh scorn

Ulfa (Independent) today announced that it was against the Assam government’s recent proposal to give asylum to foreigners who had fled religious persecution in neighbo...   | Read..

Rout stokes plot scam fire

The controversy over allotment of more than one government house to influential people, including an MLA, who happens to be the son of BJD Rajya Sabha member Kalpataru Da...   | Read..

Prison food immolation

An undertrial prisoner allegedly immolated himself at Nawada divisional jail this afternoon in protest against sub-standard food served to the inmates. ...   | Read..

Silver glory for ace shooter

Shreyasi Singh has left a mark, literally, at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Glasgow on a sunny Sunday morning....   | Read..

Stage set for election unity

Arch-rivals Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar are all set to campaign together as the grand alliance of the JDU, RJD and Congress for the upcoming bypolls to the 10 Assembly seats...   | Read..
Please stop! I ask you with all my heart, it’s time to stop. Stop, please! Brothers and sisters, never war, never war! I am thinking above all of children, who are deprived of the hope of a worthwhile life, of a future.... Dead children, injured children, mutilated children, orphaned children, children whose toys are things left over from war, children who can’t smile any more - Pope Francis ...  | Read
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Our country is polio-free. And now we have to take this work forward
Amitabh Bachchan
at an event to thank polio workers
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