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Uproar in LS over Bofors issue, House adjourned for 90 minutes

Updated: Thursday at 16:40 hrs (IST)
The Bofors issue on Thursday led to disruption in Lok Sabha with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Leftparties demanding reopening of the graft case and a judicial probeinto ...   | Read..
 
Freed Odisha MLA says he was treated well by Maoists
Updated: Thursday at 13:30 hrs (IST)
Odisha MLA Jhina Hikaka was released unharmed by Maoists at a village in Koraput on Thursday, 33 days after he was abducted from the same district by the rebels. ...   | Read..
 

India launches all-weather earth observation satellite RISAT-1

Updated: Thursday at 13:30 hrs (IST)
Achieving yet another milestone in its space programme, India on Thursday successfully launched its first indigenous all-weather radar imaging satellite RISAT-1, which wi...   | Read..
 

Pak PM convicted in contempt case; given a symbolic sentence

Updated: Thursday at 13:30 hrs (IST)
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday convicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for contempt of court for refusing to revive corruption cases against President Asif...   | Read..
 

Piaggio brings Vespa scooter back to India – in premium segment

Updated: Thursday at 17:15 hrs (IST)
Italian scooter brand Vespa has made a comeback in the Indian market after over a decade with the Piaggio Group on thursday launching a premium model priced at Rs 66,661 (ex-...   | Read..
 

Crime: ‘she wagged her finger’

A college teacher sought protection from Calcutta University a day after a Trinamul Congress leader allegedly flew into such a rage inside the staff room that his gesticulati...   | Read..
 

Economy attracts opposites

A discernible, if also limited and tenuous, compact is unfolding between the treasury and the main Opposition on the sidelines of the policy impasse that has shackled domesti...   | Read..
 

Delhi sets up Bengal debt talks

A Union finance ministry panel is likely to call Bengal’s top officials next week to discuss the request for a debt recast....   | Read..
 

Mukul niece hangs self over exam slur

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma’s 21-year-old niece Dana Silva Sangma committed suicide in her hostel room at Amity Business School at Manesar in Haryana near Del...   | Read..
 

AGP goes ballot way today

The contenders for AGP’s central committee election continued their last-minute efforts today to swing the votes of the six sister wings in their favour, which acco...   | Read..
 

Hemant plays stability card

In a barely veiled threat, the JMM today asked the BJP to withdraw its candidate S.S. Ahluwalia from the May 3 Rajya Sabha election fray or risk upsetting the political apple...   | Read..
 

Land row stalls IIM construction

A piece of land is valued either Rs 1.55 lakh or Rs 340.5 crore. Take your pick. If you recover from this shock, you can proceed to figure out who should get in part or f...   | Read..
 
Crime: ‘she wagged her finger’
 
 
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Morcha snub for Mamata govt
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today boycotted official programmes of the Trinamul-led government in th...   | Read..
Cameron flaunts Sachin bat
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Trinamul plays hard to get on aviation FDI
The Trinamul Congress today virtually spurned an effort by civil aviation minister Ajit Singh to ge...   | Read.. 
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Pilot's horror: hole on runway
Pilots need to be as watchful of craters on Calcutta airport's twin runways as drivers are of pothol...   | Read.. 
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Dairy bleeds government
The cash-strapped government has been spending almost Rs 1 crore annually on a state-owned dairy in...   | Read.. 
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Ganga bridge bonanza
Six years from now, criss-crossing the Ganga would be a cakewalk for Patna residents. They would be ...   | Read.. 
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Morcha message for garden workers
Prohibitory orders were from in five of the seven police station areas of Jalpaiguri after two days...   | Read.. 
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The Afghan spring
Taliban attacks inside and around Kabul on April 15, described by the Taliban as heralding a ‘spring...   | Read.. 
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Rayudu and Peterson
Sachin Tendulkar's guidance has worked like magic for Ambati Rayudu. Rayudu was going through a rou...   | Read.. 
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Murdoch and all his Prime Ministers
After James Murdoch, 39, appeared before the Leveson inquiry into media ethics yesterday, today it ...   | Read.. 
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Downgrade fear after SandP rap
Standard and Poor's today lowered India's sovereign rating outlook to negative from stable, raising...   | Read.. 
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SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS
Tony Stark has such a big personality. How is he going to fit into an ensemble cast? If you look at...   | Read.. 
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Integrated terminal a consolation after flight fret
So what if the buzz has touched a low, the bling is ready to soar.   | Read.. 
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Flag march to boost morale
The BSF, in the presence of Meghalaya police, conducted a flag march in the city today to instil a ...   | Read.. 
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Water issue rules civic meet
Supply of piped water to the capital's outskirts dominated the meeting of the council of the Bhuban...   | Read..