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A chance to blow medical whistle

Two health care professionals have launched an Internet-based platform inviting members of the public and the medical community across the country to share their experiences of malpractice, unethical activities, or scandals in the health care industry. ...   | Read..
 

Taken off by SC: CBI chief from 2G case

The Supreme Court today asked CBI director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself from and not “interfere” in the 2G probe, saying the allegations against him “...   | Read..
 

Taken off by ‘order’: Madan from Belle Vue

Madan Mitra, DORB....   | Read..
 

More Left than Left

The Mamata Banerjee government today tried to prove it was more Left than the Left, hurriedly mothballing a bill that seeks to allow private players to buy produce direct...   | Read..
 

Manipur scholar’s throat slit, youth found dead in Delhi

The hymns sung during the special service at St Luke’s Church here today were for Kashung Zingran Kengoo of Manipur but touched a collective conscience shocked by i...   | Read..
 

Maa-Modi-manush vs hoax cry

BJP’s Latehar nominee Brajmohan Ram’s fractured left hand is cast in plaster from his accident six days ago, but the seasoned politician who has been both MP and ...   | Read..
 

Northeast power grid system approved

The NDA government today approved the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSlP) for six states of the region — Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,...   | Read..
 

Glorious Mauryan hall lies in neglect

The excavated remains of the ancient Mauryan Palace at Kumhrar, the living signs of Patna’s glorious past, has fallen victim to the apathy of the Archaeological Surv...   | Read..
 

Leopards not strays but residents: Study

The first GPS-based study of leopards has revealed that the big cats in human habitat areas are not always “stray” or “conflict” animals but residents...   | Read..
 

JDU gag advisory for Manjhi

The Janata Dal United has been forced to issue a gag order guised in the form of an “advisory” to its own chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, asking him to refra...   | Read..
 

Vulgarity charge on Maharathy

Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy today landed in a controversy after allegedly using vulgar language against Radharani Panda, the BJP MLA from Brajanagar....   | Read..
 

Cong aims darts at PM’s dream run

Former Union minister and senior Congressman Oscar Fernandes, who reached Ranchi last night and went to Mandar this afternoon to campaign, said the grand old party might ...   | Read..
 

Buzz over Cong MLAs joining BJP

Another BJP leader in Assam today stoked the party cross-over controversy by claiming that at least 20 dissident Congress legislators had expressed their willingness to join ...   | Read..
 

Alom aides held in Dhubri

Two accomplices of Sahanur Alom, a “key conspirator” of Burdwan blast, were today detained by a team of Dhubri police from Namashersow village under Fakirganj...   | Read..
 
A police officer tries out the “magic chair” of Rampal (right), the self-styled godman who is now in police custody, at his ashram on Thursday ...  | Read
 
 
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Official thrashed, finger at Trinamul civic vice-chairman
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Kotak acquires ING Vysya
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Cops ordered to track missing kids
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Cloud on AC ride from airport
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