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SC notice to Centre on PIL to make IB, RAW accountable to Parliament

Updated: 11 February 2013, Monday, 14.55hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a Public Interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make intelligence agencies Intelligence Bureau (IB), Research and Ana...   | Read..
 

Stampede toll rises to 36; Railways struggling to deal with Kumbh rush

Updated: 11 February 2013, Monday, 17.00hrs (IST)
Frantic relatives on Monday mobbed officials seeking information about victims of Sunday’s stampede in which 36 persons died. The railways had a tough time dealing ...   | Read..
 

2008 blasts case accused in bid to tunnel out of Sabarmati Jail using dinner plates

Updated: 11 February 2013, Monday, 15.30hrs (IST)
A major jail break plan was unearthed in the Sabarmati Central Jail when a 18-feet long tunnel dug by Ahmedabad serial blasts case undertrials was found here, jail officials ...   | Read..
 

Valley knows but won’t be told

At four this morning, a police posse pulled up at a printing facility in Shalteng on Srinagar’s outskirts and confiscated hot-minted copies ...   | Read..
 

Kumbh station tragedy

Several people are feared dead in a stampede at Allahabad railway station, bursting with pilgrims on the most auspicious day of the Maha Kumbh that drew one of the larges...   | Read..
 

Fast poses unfamiliar test in hills

An ongoing hunger strike by Lepchas at Kalimpong has been drawing an increasing number of participants, sowing the first seeds of worry from within for the Gorkha Janmukti Mo...   | Read..
 

Assam taps Bengal over ‘fraud’ firm

Assam police have written to two districts in Bengal not to allow sale, transfer or lease of land and properties belonging to the Jeevan Suraksha Group that has allegedly...   | Read..
 

Cold lash in windy winter’s tail

The North Wind came back to torment the state as predicted, with temperatures plummeting to sub-10 in capital Ranchi. ...   | Read..
 

Unkind cut for DVC dues

The Centre is mulling deduction of a portion of Jharkhand’s proposed funds for 2013-2014 for the latter’s failure to repay its dues to power giant Damodar Val...   | Read..
 
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