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Trinamool Ministers resign from Manmohan Govt

Updated: Friday at 17:40 hrs (IST)
Six Trinamool Congress Ministers on Friday submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who expressed sadness over the ally's decision in protest against allowing foreign direct investment in retail....   | Read..
 

Chidambaram abolishes duties on
non-subsidised LPG cylinders

The government on Friday abolished import and excise duties on non-subsidised LPG or liquefied petroleum gas cylinders for domestic use and asked state governments to sub...   | Read..
 

PM to address the nation tonight on FDI

Updated: Friday at 16:27 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the nation on Friday night to explain the government's recent decisions on economic reforms ...   | Read..
 

Bengal makes Delhi lick lips

The capital was in the grip of feverish speculation tonight — not about what Mamata Banerjee will do tomorrow but about who Manmohan Singh will pick and dump in the immediate future...   | Read..
 

Sita sups with Ram’s party

Sitaram Yechury is calling it “incidental” but others are viewing it as an accident that has given the CPM a black eye....   | Read..
 

Sisters, let us build an idli bridge

The botanical sisters of Indian politics are about to strike a new alliance but Manmohan Singh need not worry....   | Read..
 

Cyber teeth for Assam cops

Assam police have decided to arm themselves technically to counter cyber mischief that has the potential to create law and order problems. ...   | Read..
 

Bihar holds on to land maps

Land reforms and revenue minister Mathura Prasad Mahto today accused Bihar government of not handing over 82,000 land maps of 32,615 villages in Jharkhand even though the...   | Read..
 

Birsa Vihar on minister radar

Minister Bimla Pradhan has promised to seek an explanation from Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (JTDC) on the status of state-owned Birsa Vihar Complex that is be...   | Read..
 
Didi, nice to know you donít mix politics and personal taste ...  | Read
 
 
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We had enough friends yesterday, we have enough friends today
P Chidambaram
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Unease in CPM over Didi supporting role
CPM state secretary Biman Bose gloated this evening that the Bangla bandh was a "success", but some...   | Read.. 
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WE'RE GAME FOR A BANDH
Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday afternoon the people had rejected the bandh and hit the streets def...   | Read.. 
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Ulysses in Didi govt
Manas Bhunia has brought the zeal of Ulysses to his daily routine ' a foundation-laying spree as "e...   | Read.. 
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Rulers enforce shutdown
Life came to a standstill in the city on Thursday. From files in the secretariat to buses on roads, ...   | Read.. 
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Trinamul might in Cong den
Trinamul workers today hit the streets of north Bengal, particularly in places that are Congress s...   | Read.. 
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Nehruvian till the end
ah, well, there had been no encounters with him for the past few years, there would be no further e...   | Read.. 
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Sunil Gavaskar pep talk for Afghanistan squad in Hindi
Sunil Gavaskar, one of the living legends in sport, gave a 25-minute "pep talk" to Afghanistan's cr...   | Read.. 
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US judge denies request to block film
A US judge today denied a request seeking to force YouTube to remove an anti-Islam film trailer tha...   | Read.. 
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Retail FDI takes effect
Wal-Mart Stores Inc ' the $446 billion retail behemoth ' will be able to open stores in 22 cities a...   | Read.. 
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HUNGRY and HAPLESS
Fifty-two thousand underprivileged children of Jamshedpur and Gamharia in adjoining Seraikela-Kharsa...   | Read.. 
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Students drown in flood fury
The flood situation in Upper Assam is turning grim again and the water level of the Brahmaputra is ...   | Read.. 
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Shutdown prompts breakdowns all over
Srinivas Patra, an IT professional from Berhampur, missed an important meeting in Cuttack today, th...   | Read..