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PM asks friend Ram to pull out
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today made an unprecedented appeal to Ram Jethmalani, his opponent in the Lucknow parliamentary seat, to withdraw from the contest, invoking their 40-year-long friendship. ...  | Read.. 
 
Grenade kills child on Bihu
Militants suspected to be from the Ulfa struck in the heart of the city on the first day of the Assamese New Year, killing a five-year-old boy and a youth to dampen Ronga ...  | Read.. 
 
How to connect, the contrasts
Western politicians always scan the crowd for an eye to catch, a hand to pump or a baby to kiss; their Indian counterparts stride imperiously past people with unseeing e ...  | Read.. 
 
500 to make ’em run
One more good day and we are through: Sourav
Whatever is being touched by Sourav Ganguly is turning gold: Promoting Parthiv Patel, vacating the No. 5 slot in V.V.S. Laxman’s favour and, of course, inserting Pakistan in ...  | Read.. 
 
A television grab of Rebecca Loos, the former personal assistant to soccer star David Beckham, showing a mobile phone text message during an intervie ...  | Read
 
 
Since this is likely to be the last elections in which we will be active participants, I expect that he will reconsider his decision

A.B. VAJPAYEE
to Ram Jethmalani
Telengana cares not for Atal, nor Sonia
The BJP and the Congress party headquarters are busy promoting their candidates in what they believe ...  | Read..
Priyanka poser on sari tragedy
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today asked the BJP why it had told the Opposition not to “politicise” th ...  | Read..
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Sympathy, why' Asks Shukla
Ajit Jogi is in hospital, but Vidya Charan Shukla would rather that he ...   | Read.. 
 
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Funds feud crack in Mamata bastion
Is there a whiff of rebellion in Calcutta South, Mamata Banerjee’s bai ...   | Read.. 
 
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$1000 a day for commandos
With a growing number among Iraq’s new police and army refusing to fig ...   | Read.. 
 
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Main ek book hoon... Let the players read, says Miandad
Javed Miandad’s presence among the all-time great batsmen isn’t disput ...   | Read.. 
 
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Hit ’n’ deny cry in roadshow row
The Poila Baisakh message from Sanjay Bakshi was loud and clear — I’m the b ...   | Read.. 
 
Opinion More.. 
Defined by merit alone
The author is professor of sociology, Indian Institute of Management, Calc ...   | Read.. 
 
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FIIs regain ground in bluechips
Foreign investors who missed out shopping in the public-offer season last ...   | Read.. 
 
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Believe it or not, May brings luck & October’s yuck
People born in May are more likely to think themselves lucky in life, ...   | Read..