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Delhi gang-rape: Board says sixth accused a minor, rules out bone test

Updated: 28 January 2013, Monday ;18:30 hrs (IST)
The Juvenile Justice Board on Monday declared the sixth accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedical student a “minor, which would enable him to walk free by June 4 this year when he attains the age of 18 years....   | Read..
 

To continue ban or not: HC puts off ruling on Vishwaroopam

Updated: 28 January 2013, Monday ;14:15 hrs (IST)
The Madras High Court on Monday deferred its decision on whether to lift the state government’s ban on screening Kamal Haasan’s movie Vishwaroopam as petitioned by the actor-director....   | Read..
 

Supreme Court issues notice to Mayawati in Taj Corridor scam

Updated: 28 January 2013, Monday ;14:15 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on a petition seeking her prosecution in the Rs 17-crore Taj corridor scam cas...   | Read..
 

In K’taka, quit letters vie against disqualify plea, but BJP boss sees no trouble

Updated: 28 January 2013, Monday ;14:46 hrs (IST)
Bharatiya Janata Party chief Rajnath Singh on Monday said he is confident that Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar’s BJP government will complete its tenure, even...   | Read..
 

Hear no nuance, just jail them

An FIR against social scientist Ashis Nandy for alleged defamatory remarks on Dalits and tribals has brought to the fore a growing ....   | Read..
 

Relax Mamata, little to compare

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee hates comparisons when it comes to business meetings. So, it should come as a relief to her that chief minister Akhilesh Yadav did not make...   | Read..
 

Vietnam outgrows fear of FDI

While Indian communists see only gloom and doom in FDI in retail, socialist Vietnam is all set for a boom in foreign retail beginning this year....   | Read..
 

Centre buys time, Andhra simmers

The Congress leadership appears to have decided to explore for the time being options other than dividing Andhra Pradesh to deal with the demand for a Telangana state....   | Read..
 

Photo voter roll in bypoll

Photo electoral rolls will be used for the first time in Assam during the Algapur bypolls in Hailakandi district scheduled for February 24....   | Read..
 

Blockade starves Manipur of fuel

Manipur is fast running out of fuel as a result of the blockade imposed on the state’s supply routes by the Kuki State Demand Committee, which is calling for carving ou...   | Read..
 

14 injured in cop action

A woman was seriously injured and 13 were wounded when police tear-gassed, caned and fired rubber bullets at a group of Rabha Hasong Joint Movement Forum supporters while the...   | Read..
 

Tricolour at Saranda after 12 yrs

“Mein chahta hoon, mera antim sanskar Digha mein ho. Main yahan aata rahunga. Marne ke baad mera nam Jairam Ramesh Munda rakh dena (I want my last r...   | Read..
 
Nandy in Jaipur on Saturday. (PTI)
Hear no nuance, just jail them
 
 
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There has been more time to be at home, play with my dogs, and catch upon smaller things
Ratan Tata
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