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CIMA Gallary

Seriously, a no-trust motion with 19 MPs? Cong asks Mamata to think again

Updated: 19 November 2012; Monday; 17:30 hrs (IST)
The Congress on Monday took a dig at Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee over her decision to bring a no-confidence motion against the United Progressive Alliance government, saying that never in the history of Parliament a party with 19 members has pushed for such a measure....   | Read..
 
CPM unlikely to back Trinamul no-trust
 

SC pulls up Govt for being `casual’ in 2G case, says withholding of spectrum unacceptable

Updated: 19 November 2012; Monday; 17:30 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday said withholding of even 0.1 per cent of 2G spectrum, licenses for which were cancelled, will not be acceptable, and ticked of off the Government ...   | Read..
 

SC issues notice to CBI and Centre on coalgate

Updated: 19 November 2012; Monday; 16:30 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and the CBI on a plea for a probe by a special investigation team into the alleged irregularities in the coal block allocations....   | Read..
 

Katju demands action against Mumbai cops who arrested woman for Facebook post

Updated: 19 November 2012; Monday; 17:39 hrs (IST)
Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju on Monday demanded “immediate” action against police personnel for reportedly arresting a woman in Mumbai protesting ...   | Read..
 

BJP reveals Mamata call

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has “approached Sushma Swaraj” to seek support for a no-confidence motion against the UPA, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said today....   | Read..
 

Before funeral, family tension

Differences among relatives were at play in the hours preceding Bal Thackeray’s funeral that drew around 15 lakh people, a source close to the family said today....   | Read..
 

Ponty and brother, side by side

The family of Ponty and Hardeep Chadha, who died in a fratricidal shootout yesterday, put their pictures side by side in a newspaper obituary this morning but their mothe...   | Read..
 

Barack’s debut, not Obama’s

When Barack Obama lands in Yangon on Monday, he will be the first sitting American President to visit the country now known as Myanmar. But he will not be the first Obama to ...   | Read..
 

BTC smells conspiracy

Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) leaders today said they “smelt” the involvement of secret killers in the fresh spate of violence in Kokrajhar district, while a...   | Read..
 

Shah elected Sabha chief

Eminent litterateur Imran Shah was today elected the president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha, the apex literary body of Assam....   | Read..
 

Law campus back on track

The National University for Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) is pushing ahead its plan to build a permanent campus in Nagri, floating a tender on November 13 for constructio...   | Read..
 
Before funeral, family tension
 
 
Quote of the day
Mumbai was never, ever, in my 45 years here, been as quiet, disciplined and peaceful as today!!
AMITABH BACHCHAN
in a tweet
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Lakhs out, crores under 'house arrest'
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Flyover will finds eviction way
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Fare fracas keeps buses away
Bus owners in Hooghly have decided to keep their vehicles off the road from tomorrow following scuf...   | Read.. 
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Tradition and joy shake hands
Tradition and merriment adorned the city to leave a sweet taste of Kharna on Sunday.   | Read.. 
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Seal on first tech college for hills
The NHPC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration to...   | Read.. 
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Security in the balance
The Kargil review committee chaired by the late K. Subrahmanyam was followed by the setting up of fo...   | Read.. 
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Alastair gives England hope
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Body count up in Israel air strikes
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Cloak on bad loan for profit boost
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Dutt vs Dutta
Aparna Sen once told me that only deeply-felt experiences make great cinema. I have always believed ...   | Read.. 
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Shadow on Chhath sunshine
After Cyclone Nilam, shield your festive fervour against another tempest.   | Read.. 
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Puja amid bandh and curfew
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Ailing facilities hit health hub
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