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Modi has his way as Joshi quits ahead of BJP national meet

Updated: Thursday, at 14:40 hrs (IST)
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had his way on Thursday, forcing the resignation of his bete noire Sanjay Joshi from the Bharatiya Janata Party’s National Exec...   | Read..
 

Rupee rebounds to 55-level, RBI says it is monitoring situation

Updated: Thursday, at 19:15 hrs (IST)
After plunging to a new low of 56.38, the rupee on Thursday staged a smart recovery to close at 55.64 against the dollar...   | Read..
 

Rangarajan heads panel to review method of calculating poverty line

Updated: Thursday, at 18:01 hrs (IST)
The Planning Commission has set up an experts’ group headed by noted economist C Rangarajan to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty....   | Read..
 

EGoM meet on revising diesel, LPG rates soon

Updated: Thursday, at 18:19 hrs (IST)
The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM ) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee may meet soon to decide on revising the prices of diesel, cooking ...   | Read..
 

NDA calls bandh on May 31 over petrol price

Updated: Thursday, at 14:40 hrs (IST)
Opposing the steep hike in petrol prices and spiralling prices of commodities, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has called for a nation-wide...   | Read..
 

Petrol? Squeeze last drop of blood

Petrol prices have been jacked up by nearly Rs 8 a litre, the steepest-yet hike that sought to squeeze the last drop from a fast-shrinking captive group in the name of the falling rupee....   | Read..
 

Diesel denizens feed on ‘perverse subsidy’

The raised petrol prices and the untouched diesel reflect a disturbing trend that is pushing consumers towards private diesel vehicles and hurting the country’s env...   | Read..
 

Paternity suit: HC asks Tiwari to give blood sample on May 26

Updated: Thursday, at 18:09 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked Congress leader N D Tiwari to appear in person on May 26 before it to give blood sample for a DNA test to decide the paternity suit...   | Read..
 

Court orders framing of charges against Rajesh and Nupur in Aarushi murder case

Updated: Thursday, at 16:55 hrs (IST)
A local court on Thursday ordered the framing charges against dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the double murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hem...   | Read..
 

Talk Infy, scrap act

The Bengal government has decided to repeal with prospective effect the state special economic zone (SEZ) act but insisted that every effort would be made to salvage the ...   | Read..
 

Don’t try it at home

The most “hair-raising” moment of IPL5 may belong to Sourav Ganguly but the most inimitable will go to Shah Rukh Khan who went head over heels after Kolkata Knig...   | Read..
 

Myanmar to be a bus ride away

The cabinet is set to give its approval to a weekly bus service connecting the Manipur capital, Imphal, with the Myanmar city of Mandalay. ...   | Read..
 

Knowledge City plan on drawing board

The state government has chosen Darashaw & Company Pvt. Ltd as the project development adviser to prepare a blueprint for chief minister Arjun Munda’s pet plan ...   | Read..
 

Maids to mukhyamantri: bring us home to jobs

The national capital is increasingly becoming a city of broken dreams. The bulk of its workforce in the domestic sector — maids, babysitters, cooks and washerwomen ...   | Read..
 
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