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Nomura cuts India GDP growth forecast to 5.8 % for FY '13

Updated Tuesday at 17:30 hrs (IST)
Global financial services firm Nomura has sharply lowered India's growth forecast for this fiscal to 5.8 per cent, way below the government's projection, saying the country's monetary and fiscal policies ....   | Read..
 

Sangma seeks Mamata's support

Updated Tuesday at 17:35 hrs (IST)
Presidential candidate P A Sangma on Tuesday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek Trinamool Congress' support in the...   | Read..
 

Bengal cat out of Karat’s bag

Prakash Karat has advocated the need to utilise “fissures” in the ruling alliance and confirmed that the Congress-Trinamul “rift” played a role in the politburo’s decision to back Pranab Mukherjee....   | Read..
 

Pakistan contacts India to get details on Jundal

Updated Tuesday at 13:20 hrs (IST)
Pakistan is trying to collect details from India on the arrest of Abul Jundal, a key handler of terrorists who struck Mumbai in 2008, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday a d...   | Read..
 

Corruption case: Virbhadra Singh resigns

Updated Tuesday at 13:58 hrs (IST)
Union Minister Virbhadra Singh resigned on Tuesday in the wake of a Himachal Pradesh court framing corruption charges against him. ...   | Read..
 

Crippled Kingfisher sees flight of engineers

Updated Tuesday at 12:00 hrs (IST)
About 80 engineers have quit beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines during the past four months due to non-payment of salaries by the near-bankrupt carrier, sources said....   | Read..
 

GenE breaks bond of 1975

As student activists, Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi, Sharad Yadav and Sushil Modi had all been cradled by the JP movement of the 1970s and honed their political skills on...   | Read..
 

MK refers to Singur law ‘legal advice’

Governor M.K. Narayanan today said he was given “legal advice” that the Singur bill did not require presidential assent — an observation the government has ...   | Read..
 

Low vote-value cloud hangs over Sangma

The small vote share of the Northeast legislators and MPs will be a disadvantage for the Northeast strongman P.A. Sangma, who is banking on every single vote in the race for ...   | Read..
 

Ticked off on bear necessities

In denial for years, Jharkhand’s wildlife guardians have been forced to turn their attention on a neglected species whose numbers have been gradually dwindling, thanks ...   | Read..
 
Bengal cat out of Karatís bag
 
 
Quote of the day
Tomorrow I will give my last message
Pranab Mukherjee
a day before he quits as finance minister
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26/11 Hindi voice in police custody
Delhi police today claimed to have arrested the alleged Hindi tutor of the 26/11 gunmen who apparen...   | Read.. 
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Terminally delayed airport
Calcutta airport's litany of missed deadlines just grew longer with officials ruling out the promise...   | Read.. 
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Merry-go-wrong in Durgapur fair
A man and his wife riding a merry-go-round at a Durgapur fair last evening were flung 20 feet away ...   | Read.. 
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Strike-struck patients suffer
Medical services in the government and private hospitals across the state capital were affected on M...   | Read.. 
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Barla-Trinamul merger in air
The John Barla-led breakaway faction of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad today hinted tha...   | Read.. 
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A case of inconsistency
When I joined the finance ministry in 1991, government financial institutions were powerful, because...   | Read.. 
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CEC pushes for DRS, again
The debate over the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) continues even though the Internatio...   | Read.. 
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US immigration split
The Supreme Court today delivered a split decision on Arizona's tough 2010 immigration law, upholdi...   | Read..