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Court to hear arguments 'in-camera' in Delhi gangrape case

Updated: 21 January 2013, Monday ;18:30 hrs (IST)
Trial proceedings in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case will be held in-camera before a fast track court, which on Monday decided to hear arguments on framing of charges against five accused on January 24. ...   | Read..
 

Gangrape case: SC agrees to hear plea on shifting trial

Updated: 21 January 2013, Monday ;15:15 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of one of the six accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder case on Tuesday for shifting the trial to a place out...   | Read..
 

BJP demands Shinde's sack; RSS calls him ‘darling’ of terrorists

Updated: 21 January 2013, Monday ;19:30 hrs (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday demanded that Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde be sacked over his charge that the party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh promoted R...   | Read..
 

Govt hikes import duty on gold, platinum to 6%

Updated: 21 January 2013, Monday ;18:30 hrs (IST)
The government on Monday increased the import duty on gold and platinum to 6 per cent from 4 per cent with immediate effect - a move aimed at curbing imports of the prec...   | Read..
 

Tears wash aloof stain

Rahul Gandhi today broke the shell that tragedy and destiny had built around a family: the face that emerged did not look aloof as ....   | Read..
 

New terminal, old doubts

Calcutta airport’s new terminal opened today after failing four deadlines with two questions hovering in the background....   | Read..
 

No-nonsense Ahmed takes over reins

Governor Syed Ahmed today officially took charge of the state administration after imposition of President’s Rule in Jharkhand, with a clear message to officials ...   | Read..
 
Rahul Gandhi hugs Sonia Gandhi after his speech in Jaipur on Sunday. (PTI)
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