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PM salve on Valley TV ulcer

Aug 17, 2017
Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, one of the sharpest critics of the iron fist in Kashmir, has minced no words in hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech that hinted at a...   | Read..

Modi's mysterious math

Aug 17, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cited some figures linked to demonetisation in his Independence Day speech, prompting the Opposition to ask how he can quote exact amounts...   | Read..

Knee implant rates capped

Aug 17, 2017
The Centre today announced a range of price caps on knee implants that will allow patients to save tens of thousands of rupees on each procedure, calling it a move to...   | Read..

N Korea test for India

Aug 17, 2017
Growing US pressure on India to scale down diplomatic ties with North Korea has left New Delhi torn between the hunt for tighter ties with the Donald Trump administration...   | Read..

Intolerance wrecks Trump councils

Aug 17, 2017
President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils today after corporate chieftains quit in protest at his remarks equating white nationalist hate...   | Read..

'You cannot write off Cong'

Aug 17, 2017
A three-member team of observers of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) was on a four-day visit to the state from August 11 to 14 to discuss with state Congress leaders...   | Read..

Tamang video trial

Aug 17, 2017
The Supreme Court today refused to transfer the trial in the Madan Tamang murder case from Calcutta to Sikkim but ordered that the proceedings should be conducted through...   | Read..

Supreme Court order spurs mining dues math

Aug 17, 2017
An iron ore mine in Saranda, West Singhbhum A recent Supreme Court directive has injected the Jharkhand government with fresh enthusiasm to recover penalty running into...   | Read..

Sharad plans parallel show

Aug 17, 2017
Sharad Yadav has decided to hold a parallel party convention titled "Jan Adalat" in Patna on Saturday to coincide with the Janata Dal United's national executive...   | Read..

Water's wrath, unabated

Aug 17, 2017
The flood situation in Bihar is getting worse every hour with swirling waters killing and displacing more people and engulfing more districts.   | Read..

Call to widen scam probe ambit

Aug 17, 2017
Retired bureaucrats and sleuths who have been associated with financial irregularities of the past have questioned the method of investigation in the Bhagalpur funds...   | Read..
On Independence Day, a photograph showing a group — two children in chest-high water and two adults submerged up to their waist and knee...   | Read..
 
Quote of the Day

He (Modi) has created an environment in Jammu and Kashmir of hatred and anger

RAHUL GANDHI

 
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