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Cong opponents trying to grab power at any cost: Sonia

Updated: 9 November 2012; 14:54 hrs(IST)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday accused the party’s opponents of attempting to grab power at any cost and asked her partymen for an aggressive response to such “false propaganda” for the next Lok Sabha polls. ...   | Read..
 

SC stays proceedings in all 2G cases in the Delhi High Court

Updated: 9 November 2012; 15:54 hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the proceedings on all petitions relating to the 2G spectrum allocation scam, pending before the Delhi High Court, on a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation...   | Read..
 

SBI net profit up 30% to Rs 3,658 cr; asset quality worsens

Updated: 9 November 2012; 15:50 hrs(IST)
Mumbai, Nov 9 (PTI) India’s largest lender State Bank of India on Friday posted a 30.16 per cent jump in the net profit at Rs 3,658.14 crore during the second quarter of current fiscal...   | Read..
 

SC quashes criminal proceedings against Sharief in graft case

Updated: 9 November 2012; 14:58 hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday quashed criminal proceedings against former Union Minister C K Jaffer Sharief in a corruption case involving alleged misuse of his official position ...   | Read..
 

Price pioneer in cancer slash

An Indian pharma company that “changed the rules of the game” in HIV treatment a decade ago has announced sharp cuts in prices of three more cancer drugs....   | Read..
 

Azhar ban illegal: Court

Andhra Pradesh High Court today struck down as “illegal” and “unsustainable” the life ban from cricket that the Indian board had imposed 12 years ago...   | Read..
 

We did what minister asked: Cops

Police officers, stung by the crackdown on the force after the clash in Birbhum, have said their colleagues executed with alacrity a court order to extricate an earth mov...   | Read..
 

NRC delay blame on Delhi, Dispur

Two former top home ministry officials today squarely blamed Delhi and Dispur for not ensuring the update of the National Register of Citizens, 1951 in Assam and sowing seeds...   | Read..
 

CBI charges ONGC official with graft

A senior Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) official has been chargesheeted by the CBI for allegedly demanding and accepting bribe to award a contract....   | Read..
 

DNA to solve riddle of 1 boy, 2 moms

His genes will decide whether he is Ravish Kumar of Ranchi’s Sukhdeonagar or Sunil Oraon of Ganeshpur village in Chanho block. ...   | Read..
 

Space crunch stalls law cradle plans

The pressure on National University for Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) to set up a new campus on the jinxed site in Nagri has mounted further with BIT-Mesra declining its ...   | Read..
 
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