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Our 3-plus-1 moment

The country today found itself at the economic crossroads between “Scenario One” that demands courage and carries risks but promises rewards and another that presaged a programme of protests aimed at alleviating immediate pain....   | Read..
 

CM’s kathin economics

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee repeated that she would be compelled to take a “hard decision (kathin siddhanta)” if the Centre does not accept her rol...   | Read..
 

Wraps off Chinese leader & whisper

China’s President-in-waiting Xi Jinping today appeared in public after a two-week absence clad in Soviet-era mystery....   | Read..
 

CM proposes sops for small families

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today proposed incentives for small families and spoke of literacy programmes in the backward pockets of the state. ...   | Read..
 

Groups oppose NRC update

Three organisations of Assam today opposed Dispur’s move to update the 1951 National Register of Citizens as chief minister Tarun Gogoi reiterated in Delhi that his...   | Read..
 

CM decides to wait & watch

Chief minister Arjun Munda chose to adopt a guarded position on the Centre’s big bang reform measures, especially on multi-brand retail, saying the state government...   | Read..
 
Xi Jinping (centre) watches an experiment with children at the university in Beijing on Saturday. (Reuters)
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Quote of the day
It (Scenario I) will take courage and some risks…. The country deserves no less
Manmohan Singh
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Left lines up protest and alliance
The Left today used the government's reforms push to team up with non-Congress, non-BJP parties and...   | Read.. 
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What a shot!
Joydeep Karmakar's fourth-place finish in the London Olympics has given the city's oldest rifle club...   | Read.. 
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Threat of indefinite bus strike from Monday
Private bus operators in Bengal have threatened to keep their vehicles off the roads indefinitely f...   | Read.. 
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Promise of power funds to drive big-ticket business
Top industrialists today acknowledged that the shortage of power was a big hurdle in the way of ind...   | Read.. 
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Story of a hill station
In an interesting introduction to hill stations, the historian, Dane Kennedy, likens them to “sentin...   | Read.. 
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Virat Kohli voted ODI Cricketer of the Year
India's Virat Kohli was voted the ODI Cricketer of the Year at the ICC annual awards function in Co...   | Read.. 
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Taliban raid Harry's Afghan base
The Taliban claimed responsibility today for an attack on a sprawling British base in southern Afgh...   | Read.. 
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PC panel pill to hasten projects
Finance minister P. Chidambaram has called for setting up a National Investment Board headed by Pri...   | Read.. 
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Strike costs Rs 20 lakh
A daylong strike today by around 300 vendors brought work to a halt as they shut shop near the dist...   | Read.. 
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Call to deport illegal settlers
Thousands today participated in an Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP)-sponsored rally f...   | Read.. 
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CM slams move on Nalco
The Odisha government has opposed the Centre's decision to disinvest 12.15 per cent of its stake in...   | Read..