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Massacre witness in retrial cry
Zahira Sheikh, who retracted her initial statement in court and turned the Best Bakery massacre case upside down, has announced that she will appeal for a retrial, though not in Gujarat. ...  | Read.. 
 
Cracks after purge, Murmu finds an ally
Fresh from a purge, the Jharkhand Front suffered a jolt today with one of its partners performing a somersault and threatening to walk out unless expelled leader Salkhan ...  | Read.. 
 
Atal peace push with Naga November date
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is slated to visit Nagaland in the first week of November with the aim of bolstering peace initiatives in the state. ...  | Read.. 
 
Petrol, diesel to cost more
Petrol will be costlier by Rs 1.75 and diesel Re 1 a litre with the Bengal government jacking up sales tax from July 15. ...  | Read.. 
 
Sonia salvo: Elections anyone'
‘Prime Minister candidate’ cites seven pillars of failure
Listing seven sins of the “merchants of hate” in power, Sonia Gandhi today spoiled for a fight “any time, this year or next”. ...  | Read.. 
 
Zahira Sheikh at the news conference in Mumbai. (Reuters)
 
 
Madhu Srivastava (BJP MLA) asked me to lie in court.... There was no way I could have told the truth in court

ZAHIRA SHEIKH
Pumped up, Singhal talks of temple by force
Ashok Singhal rushed from Kanyakumari to Ayodhya today to build on the victory at Lucknow witho ...  | Read..
Nadwi reveals how close board had come to a positive response
When Atal Bihari Vajpayee learns how close he had come to cracking the Ayodhya dispute, he would b ...  | Read..
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Ayodhya agenda for BJP soulsearch
The rejection of the Kanchi Sankaracharya’s Ayodhya proposal by the Al ...   | Read.. 
 
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Primary schools till Class V
State-aided primary schools that meet a set of norms will be extended ...   | Read.. 
 
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Macabre death turns more against US
The gruesome death of an Iraqi whose head was shot off inflamed anti-Ameri ...   | Read.. 
 
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‘Blessed’ Sourav now focussing on post-break demands
Sourav Ganguly is making the most of a rare break from international cricke ...   | Read.. 
 
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Six-year stall on smokestreet
Ten months from now, the state government may realise what ignoring a six-y ...   | Read.. 
 
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The failed seer
As the latest round of exchanges between the Muslim Personal Law Board and ...   | Read.. 
 
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Consensus before VAT rollout
The value-added tax (VAT) regime will not be implemented any time soon. ...   | Read..