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Parliament is busy: Din, demands & adjournments (but no Bills passed)

Dec 22, 2014
The Opposition on Monday paralysed the Rajya Sabha, where it is in the majority, by demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi reply not only to the debate on religious conversions, but also to...   | Read..

Mamata biggest beneficiary of Saradha Media, Kunal Ghosh tells court

Dec 22, 2014
Suspended Trinamul Congress legislator Kunal Ghosh on Monday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was the biggest beneficiary of Saradha Media.   | Read..

Fog disrupts flights, trains in this winter’s first big mess

Dec 22, 2014
Dense winter fog in the nation’s capital and many other areas disrupted flights and long-distance trains.Nearly two dozen flights were affected as dense fog stalled...   | Read..

Punish those who took people's money, repose faith in justice system: Sugata

Dec 22, 2014
Trinamul MP Sugata Bose has said those who squandered the money of ordinary people should be punished and faith should be reposed in the justice system. The MP also...   | Read..

UK student cushion cloud

Dec 22, 2014
Foreign students will be told to leave Britain the moment they finish their studies under tough plans that are apparently being drawn up by home secretary Theresa May to...   | Read..

Omar says Ratna for Atal, rivals sniff feelers

Dec 22, 2014
Chief minister Omar Abdullah today criticised the erstwhile UPA government for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, sending the political temperature...   | Read..

Bombs in tea stall and under a tree

Dec 22, 2014
A powerful blast here early this morning left three migrant workers dead and four wounded, barely a week after a similar explosion killed two non-local businessmen at a...   | Read..

Cops dig up crude bombs in Barpeta

Dec 22, 2014
Police today dug out 10 crude bombs buried at Patacharkuchi in Barpeta district of lower Assam.   | Read..

Buildings sprout without approval

Dec 22, 2014
Commercial and residential high-rise buildings have come up on government and private land without approval of the regulatory bodies such as Bhubaneswar and Cuttack...   | Read..

Nitish frontrunner in state Janata face race

Dec 22, 2014
JDU patron-in-chief Nitish Kumar is believed to be way ahead of others in the race for becoming the leader of the Janata Parivar in Bihar in the run-up to the Assembly...   | Read..

Testing times for medical entrance

Dec 22, 2014
In the coming year, medical aspirants from Jharkhand will be caught in the continuing face-off between the Medical Council of India (MCI) and health department over the...   | Read..

8000cr in dues? What rot, scoffs JUVNL

Dec 22, 2014
Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (JUVNL) today broke its silence over the public statement of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) on December 19, calling its dues of Rs 8,000...   | Read..
A man dressed as Santa Claus performs on stage during Christmas celebrations in Gurgaon on Sunday. (PTI)   | Read..
Quote of the day

Reject violence and words that harm, and turn to words that heal

Barack Obama
in an appeal to Americans after the cops were shot

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