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Mamata blocked my visit, police incited protests: Rushdie

Updated: 1 February 2013, Friday, 13.43hrs(IST)
Controversial author Salman Rushdie said on Friday that he was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata as he was told that police would bundle him out on the next flight on instructions from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee....   | Read..
 

Supreme Court stays arrest of Ashis Nandy, but tells him to watch his tongue

Updated: 1 February 2013, Friday, 13.34hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the arrest of eminent scholar and sociologist Ashis Nandy for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JL...   | Read..
 

Jet fuel price hiked by 2%

Updated: 1 February 2013, Friday, 15.18hrs(IST)
The aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price at T3 terminal in Delhi was increased by Rs 1324.84 per kilolitre (kl), or 2 per cent, to Rs 67561.04 kl from Friday, according to I...   | Read..
 

Damage control by sisters in power

Mamata Banerjee today sought to defuse the gathering storm in Darjeeling with a carrot-and-stick policy....   | Read..
 

Jaya offer to Kamal

Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa has announced her readiness to broker peace between Kamal Haasan and the groups protesting against his movie Vishwaroopam....   | Read..
 

Mamata govt asks CBI to ‘examine’ Buddha on Nandi firing

The Bengal government has asked the CBI to “examine” former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in the Nandigram police firing case....   | Read..
 

Homicide punch amid hit parade

Salman Khan, enjoying a dream run as Bollywood’s most bankable actor, will be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in a case of alleged hit and run....   | Read..
 

Rural poll cloud on meet footfall

The 72nd edition of one of the country’s biggest literary events — the biennial session of Asam Sahitya Sabha — began at the Biswaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika S...   | Read..
 

ED gets 10 days to quiz Bastawade

The designated court of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), Ranchi, today allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Anil Adinath Bastawade, hawala o...   | Read..
 

Raid yields 314kg of explosives

Security personnel this evening seized 314kg of explosives in Tamar, 70km from the capital, averting a major catastrophe in the state’s power centre. ...   | Read..
 

Rebels chase away workers

Maoist guerrillas today manhandled road construction equipment at Chhatariyatar, a village 10km from Latehar district headquarters, barely three weeks after the Amuatikar gun...   | Read..
 
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The Lokpal Bill, intended to fight corruption at high posts in the government, was cleared by the c...   | Read.. 
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Larger-than-life Mamata Banerjee smiling down from flex boards across the fairground, ministers mono...   | Read.. 
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Council swipe at CM
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Delicious ironies
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Indians face an uphill task
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Bangla riots over 1971 war trials
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Capital district tops disgrace list
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Cong, AIUDF trade charges
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