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European markets fall on Spain fears, Sensex follows with plunge of 281 pts

Updated: Monday, 19:20hrs(IST)
European shares extended their losses on Monday as a move by Spain to ban short-selling on all Spanish securities raised fears that the region's sovereign debt and banking crisis may be worse ....   | Read..

Capt Lakshmi Sehgal, chief of INA women’s regiment, passes away at 97

Updated: Monday, 13:30hrs(IST)
Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, died here on Monday following a brief illness. ...   | Read..

Death toll in Assam violence rises, protestors delay Delhi Rajdhani

Updated: Monday, 19:10hrs(IST)
Fresh clashes and arson were reported from the Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD) where two more bodies were recovered on Monday taking the toll to 19 in the ...   | Read..

BJP to set up committee to identify cross voters in the Presidential polls

Updated: Monday, 14:05hrs(IST)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka on Monday said it has decided to form a committee to go into the issue that has again brought out the simmering factional...   | Read..

High Court tells Karnataka government to get serious about Lokayukta appointment

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
A week after chiding the state government over the “inordinate delay” in appointing...   | Read..

SC dismisses plea for CBI probe against Chandrababu Naidu

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged disproportionate assets owned by N Chandrababu Naidu, former C...   | Read..

Manesar villagers want CBI probe

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
Representatives of around 100 villages, who gathered at Dhana village for a Mahapanchayat, on Monday, demanded an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the ...   | Read..

Agatha meets Pawar, offers to quit government

Updated: Monday, 16:36hrs(IST)
Agatha Sangma, who had campaigned for her father P A Sangma in the Presidential polls, offered to quit as Minister of State for Rural Development on Monday....   | Read..

The President’s possibilities

Minutes after his landslide victory today, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee said: “Now I have been entrusted with the responsibility to protect, defend and preserve the Constitution....   | Read..

A ‘loss’ on Sangma’s CV

The “invincible” has finally been “conquered”. ...   | Read..

SC bar association faces the broom

The Supreme Court has cleared a plan by its bar association to weed out non-regulars and ensure that they have no voting rights in elections to the body....   | Read..

State trips on red zone road plan

The road to Naxalite-hit areas in Jharkhand may well be filled with the proverbial good intentions alone....   | Read..
Against the backdrop of a photograph of Indira Gandhi, Pranab Mukherjee allows himself a wide smile. Well-wishers made a beeline for his home after the presidential poll result was announced on Sunday. (PTI picture)
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