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Sumitra Mahajan to be LS Speaker

Updated: 05 June 2014, Thursday, 17:40 hrs (IST)
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sumitra Mahajan will be the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha, with senior leaders from all parties, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, proposing her name for the high office....   | Read..
 

PM, Advani, Sonia among first to take oath in Lok Sabha

Updated: 05 June 2014, Thursday, 12:40 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several of his Cabinet colleagues and Congress President Sonia Gandhiwere prominent among those who took oath as members of the 16th Lok Sab...   | Read..
 

Head blown off in retribution

A woman’s head was blown off in front of her children by militants in the South Garo Hills of Meghalaya, police said today, prompting the Centre to send 1,000 paramilit...   | Read..
 

Rear seat-belt nudge after death

Gopinath Munde’s death has underlined the need for passengers even in the rear of vehicles to wear seat belts and stirred India’s health minister into calling...   | Read..
 

Oh, Brother! Here come Martinians

They don’t pack the punch of Rajiv Gandhi’s Doscos but the Martinians from Calcutta may soon hit the quorum needed to form a cosy little political club in Delhi....   | Read..
 

All eyes on CM’s future moves

Both the warring Congress Legislature Party (CLP) camps are keenly looking forward to the steps embattled Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi is likely to initiate to resolv...   | Read..
 

Outfits: Zero tolerance for rapists

The killing of Josbina Sangma when, according to her mother’s statement to police, she resisted an alleged rape attempt by GNLA militants, has come as a shock to many, ...   | Read..
 

ED unit to probe two coal cases

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is conducting a parallel probe into irregularities in coal block allocations, has asked its Jharkhand unit to investigate two of t...   | Read..
 

Sacrifice in dissent season

First he gave up the post of chief minister, accepting moral responsibility for the electoral debacle. Today, he refused to accept facilities granted to him in his capaci...   | Read..
 
The body of the woman at her home on Wednesday morning
Head blown off in retribution
 
 
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