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`Hit by a thunderstorm’: Former IAF Chief Tyagi denies bribe allegation

Updated: 13 February 2013, Wednesday, 13.10hrs (IST)
The former chief of the Indian Air Force, retired Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi, on Wednesday denied allegations that he was paid bribes to swing a Rs 3,600-crore deal for procuring 12 choppers from Italian firm Finmeccanica to ferry VVIPS....   | Read..
 

Nobody will be spared: Antony

Updated: 13 February 2013, Wednesday, 13.10hrs (IST)
The government will blacklist Finmeccanica SpA and cancel a deal to buy 12 helicopters from the Italian defence group if allegations of bribery are proven against the co...   | Read..
 

Exports up at last, but decimal blip in January is no match for import growth of 6%

Updated: 13 February 2013, Wednesday, 15.35hrs (IST)
India's exports looked up for the first time since May 2012, rising by 0.82 per cent to $25.58 billion in January 2013, against $25.37bn in January 2012....   | Read..
 

Former president of Maldives Nasheed in Indian High Commission after an arrest warrant

Updated: 13 February 2013, Wednesday, 16.25hrs (IST)
Former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed went to Indian High Commission to meet High Commissioner D M Mulay after an arrest warrant was issued against him by a Maldivian ...   | Read..
 

SHOOT-AT-WILL CITY

A Calcutta police officer was shot dead in daylight today over something as routine as a college election, prompting his daughter to ask a question that captured the many ills plaguing the state....   | Read..
 

Proud of dad, not his department

Tanushree Chowdhury, the daughter of sub-inspector Tapas Chowdhury and a botany honours student, speaks...   | Read..
 

Battle for spoils, not college

The college poll was one of the tickets to a stairway that led to a chaotic but lucrative goldmine teeming with a port, several medium and small enterprises and thousands...   | Read..
 

Nod to Lepcha board

The Mamata Banerjee government today passed an order in Writers’ to establish a development board for the hill Lepcha community, hours after they broke their fast in Ka...   | Read..
 

Bloodspill in poll zone

At least 10 people were killed as police tried to quell the largescale violence that erupted during panchayat polls in Assam’s Goalpara district today. Unofficial repor...   | Read..
 

Vatican duo laud papal courage

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Propaganda Fide of the Holy See, today said only “kings and great men” such as Pope Benedict XVI could have the coura...   | Read..
 

All work and no play in babudom

A for adda, Z for zzz. That’s the A to Z of Jharkhand’s babudom or so popular wisdom went before President’s Rule started on January 18....   | Read..
 

Congmen sing pro-poor tune

Finance minister P. Chidambaram’s job of budget-making, at a time when growth has slumped to the lowest rate in a decade, is going to be influenced more by politica...   | Read..
 
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Cong unease on 'unfair' hanging finds voice
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh today gave voice to murmurs in the party about the way A...   | Read.. 
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The cop, the killer and the sham
A grieving daughter's anger and anguish stunned the city's police commissioner into silence on Tuesd...   | Read.. 
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HC poser on co-operative board disbanding
Calcutta High Court today directed the state government to file an affidavit stating what prompted ...   | Read.. 
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Drumbeats to mop up taxes
Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) plans to beat drums and announce names of major commercial establi...   | Read.. 
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SC stay on Sikkim tax dues
The Supreme Court yesterday stayed the recovery of income tax dues from "old settlers of Indian ori...   | Read.. 
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Rising powers
For those seeking to discover where the Manmohan Singh government stands on the major foreign policy...   | Read.. 
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Sushil is shocked
Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar described the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision ...   | Read.. 
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N. Korea nuke blast tests US options
The big losers in North Korea's third nuclear test today are the fashion industry.   | Read.. 
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Go-slow on SAIL selloff
The government is likely to put on hold its decision to sell a stake in Steel Authority of India Lt...   | Read.. 
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'This is how Sonakshi is and will always be!'
She's got a smile to light up the dullest day. Dressed in a colourful salwar kurta, Sonakshi Sinha w...   | Read.. 
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Brink of extinction and eternity
Subernarekha, the lifeline of Singhbhum, is under threat. Again.   | Read.. 
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Rahul peps up Cong campaign
The desultory Congress campaign for Thursday's Assembly elections today received a final boost with...   | Read.. 
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Tech campuses on boil
Classes were suspended at the Institute of Technical Education and Research (Iter) at Jagamara toda...   | Read..