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Pranab is UPA candidate for President

Updated: Friday, 17.45 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was on Friday chosen by the ruling United Progressive Alliance as its candidate for the President's post, ending months of speculation....   | Read..
 

Mamata firm on Kalam's candidature, NDA indicates it will mobilise support for Kalam

Updated: Friday, 19.10 hrs (IST)
Shortly after Congress-led United Progressive Alliance announced Pranab Mukherjee as its Presidential candidate, an unfazed Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Fr...   | Read..
 

Mamata insists SP is backing Kalam, Mulayam ducks comment, Kalam waits

Updated: Friday, 13.47 hrs (IST)
 

YSR Cong wins nine out of 18 Assembly seats in AP bypoll, leads in six

Updated: Friday, 16.23 hrs (IST)
The YSR Congress Party on Friday continued to make gains, winning nine of the 18 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh for which bye-elections were held, and was leading in six sea...   | Read..
 

TMC retains both Bankura, Daspur seats in by-elections        

Updated: Friday, 15.22 hrs (IST)
The Trinamool Congress on Friday retained both Bankura and Daspur Assembly seats...   | Read..
 

Air India executive pilots say workload too much, schedules in danger again

Updated: Friday, 16.00 hrs (IST)
Crisis-ridden Air India faced fresh trouble on Friday with its executive pilots serving a warning that they cannot maintain the truncated global flight sche l...   | Read..
 

Surprise: Cong hasn’t blinked yet

The Congress leadership has gathered its wits, declared Manmohan Singh cannot be spared as Prime Minister and shown signs that it is willing to fight for its presidential can...   | Read..
 

Mamata pushes ties to brink

Mamata Banerjee today pushed her relationship with the Congress to the brink as she pitched for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as her “formidableÖ number one” presidentia...   | Read..
 

Trod on big toe, worm turns

The UPA leadership has for the first time found nerve to denounce in public Mamata Banerjee’s conduct, although it took care to keep hopes of reconciliation alive and n...   | Read..
 

No peace at resting place

His funeral site was meant to be a hallowed ground, a place of pilgrimage, in line perhaps with your dreams of a serene setting where you could sit listening to Bhupenda̵...   | Read..
 

HC axe on ’07 JPSC recruits

Jharkhand High Court today stalled the appointment of 147 government officials chosen by Jharkhand Public Services Commission (JPSC) in 2007 and asked the CBI to take over in...   | Read..
 
Pranab Mukherjee after the cabinet meeting on Thursday by when the Congress had started to speak up
Surprise: Cong hasnít blinked yet
 
 
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We canít afford to spare Singh as Prime Minister
Janardan Dwivedi
Congress general secretary
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'Non-secretive' M's silence
Mamata Banerjee declared A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's candidacy with alacrity. But her ally Mulayam Singh Y...   | Read.. 
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Pinki Pramanik, an Asian Games gold medallist from Purulia who was for a while hailed as the next P....   | Read.. 
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A teacher recruitment exam stalled by a Trinamul leader in East Midnapore during the Left regime wi...   | Read.. 
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We are supposed to salute when we see a car with a red beacon. How can I take action? I am a small f...   | Read.. 
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Bimal Gurung today described Mamata Banerjee as a "shrewd" lady who makes a lot of empty promises a...   | Read.. 
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It is the penultimate day of Parliament's budget session. Late in the afternoon, a minister rises in...   | Read.. 
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"The last time I was in Calcutta, it was 1989 and I came as a diplomat. I remember thinking how wond...   | Read.. 
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Assam paves path to realise dream
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi today inaugurated Kaziranga University ' the state's third and Upper Ass...   | Read.. 
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Eye on sky for rain show
Residents of the capital will have to bear the hot spell for some more time as the first showers of...   | Read..