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FM announces tax relief on jewellery, defers GAAR by one year

Updated: Monday at 15: 35 hrs (IST)
Bowing to pressure, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday announced a slew of measures to provide relief to the jewellery sector and postponed implementation of the...   | Read..
 

Hillary’s excitement

Plans for Hillary Clinton’s current visit to India began with a roar but ended in much muter tones....   | Read..
 
US agrees to treat WB as partner state for investment: Mamata
Updated: Monday at 15: 30 hrs (IST)
The US has agreed to treat West Bengal as a partner state for investment in the changed political situation, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday. ...   | Read..

    • Hillary meets Mamata for nearly an hour

        Updated: Monday at 14: 30 hrs (IST)
 

India needs to do more on Iran imports: Clinton

Updated: Monday at 13:10 hrs (IST)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stepped up pressure on ally India on Monday to further reduce its Iranian oil imports, making clear Washington wanted to see further a...   | Read..
 

Pakistan not taken action against Hafiz Saeed: Clinton

Updated: Monday at 12:40 hrs (IST)
Pakistan has not taken necessary action against Hafiz Saeed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday, referring....   | Read..
 

$200m credit written off for Dhaka

India today said it would write off $200 million of a $1-billion line of credit it had offered Bangladesh and promised to implement all bilateral agreements signed during...   | Read..
 

Blunt warning to Hasina on Yunus

Hillary Clinton has spoken up forcefully for her personal friend and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, bluntly telling the Sheikh Hasina government that “I don’t wan...   | Read..
 

JMM ‘reform’ with Guruji ‘thank you’

By ensuring Sanjeev Kumar made it to the upper House of Parliament in the face of stiff opposition from ally BJP, the JMM has redeemed its dubious past of hand-picking rich p...   | Read..
 
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Left) looks on with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Writers' Building, which houses the state secret ...  | Read
 
 
Quote of the day
This is so exciting
Hillary Clinton
as she walked up the steps to the ICCR lobby
New govt to the liking of the guest: Buddha
Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee could not resist a veiled reference to Hillary Cl...   | Read..
Homework for Hillary date
Bengal’s most powerful person, known for her extempore speeches and ability to reel off s...   | Read..
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Raje shows BJP she's Rajasthan boss
Vasundhara Raje has used a resignation threat to reassert her supremacy in the Rajasthan BJP, the o...   | Read.. 
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Hillary’s date with history
To them, she was "US ka bahut bara neta….Bill Clinton ki biwi (a top leader of the US….Bill Clinton'...   | Read.. 
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Encroachment glare on party offices
Nearly 50 CPM and Trinamul Congress offices have come up on government land, a survey by district o...   | Read.. 
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Poll preparation warms up
Candidates for Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) elections are worried more about their limited camp...   | Read.. 
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Relief for Tagore event
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has made an exception for biswakabi Rabindranath Tagore by deciding not ...   | Read.. 
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In a harsh new light
There was no intention or plan to return to a particular subject in my column, but one thing leads t...   | Read.. 
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Friends turn foes today
On Saturday, the Kolkata Knight Riders were part of a match, at the Eden, where the fans had to cho...   | Read.. 
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Sarkozy out as France turns Left and against austerity
Socialist Francois Hollande swept to victory in France's presidential election on Sunday in a swing...   | Read.. 
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Mixed fate seen of bling levies
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet the nation's jewellers halfway vis-a-vis their ...   | Read.. 
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The 12th knight
Starry snapshots from the most anticipated match of IPL-5   | Read.. 
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POINTS TO POND(ER)
Once popular for its placid and pristine water bodies, Ranchi is today painting a dirty picture with...   | Read.. 
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Central aid for
The Centre is making a grand effort to turn the Northeast handloom sector into a commercial one. So...   | Read.. 
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Architects target aesthetic mess
Architects in the capital are intent on sprucing up the city's aesthetics.   | Read..