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CIMA Gallary

Looks like cakewalk, sounds like...
...doubts grating on some nerves

Apr 18, 2015
Conversations in several parts of the city on the eve of the corporation elections revolved around whether there would be violence on polling day.   | Read..
 

FB immunity for Didi dose

Apr 18, 2015
A little over 12 hours before polling starts, Mamata Banerjee promised free treatment for cancer and cardiac patients in the state-run hospitals of Bengal.   | Read..
 

Buffalo cupids, be warned

Apr 18, 2015
Maneka Gandhi has nudged the Union health ministry into raiding dairies suspected of raising milk yields by injecting buffaloes with a so-called "love potion".   | Read..
 

CBI chargesheets Matang Sinh

Apr 18, 2015
The CBI today submitted second supplementary charge-sheet in the Saradha Realty case against erstwhile Congress MP from Assam, Matang Sinh and former director of Saradha...   | Read..
 

Lalu talks tough on tickets

Apr 18, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today touched upon one of the most contentious issues of the Janata merger - who will get tickets and who will be denied - by warning his party...   | Read..
 

Legal lords who kept the Lord out

Apr 18, 2015
When President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates the centenary celebrations of Patna High Court here tomorrow, he will mark a break with the past.   | Read..
 

Coal corridor push to revenue

Apr 18, 2015
The Union coal and railway ministries, along with the state government, will set up a company to facilitate construction of a rail corridor to evacuate and transport coal...   | Read..
 

NTPC truce with squatters

Apr 18, 2015
NTPC's plan to develop three coal blocks in Jharkhand, held up since 2005 because of violent land protests across Hazaribagh district, may finally see the light of day with...   | Read..
 

Rethink on army act decision

Apr 18, 2015
Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju today said the Centre would review its recent decision to extend the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act to Arunachal...   | Read..
 

Mob sets train on fire at Delang

Apr 18, 2015
Angered over the death of a passenger yesterday, a mob today set afire a coach of the Puri-Barbil-Paradip Express and ransacked the stationmaster's office at Delang station...   | Read..
 
Looks like cakewalk, sounds like...
...doubts grating on some nerves
 
 
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What he is doing is actually creating more garbage

SITARAM YECHURY

on Narendra Modi's comment that the UPA had left a mess behind

 
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