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Sleepless and helpless... not voiceless

Jun 29, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today returned from abroad to an India where protests were held in several cities against the lynching of marginalised communities.   | Read..

TMC to skip midnight mela

Jun 29, 2017
Mamata Banerjee today announced that the Trinamul Congress will not attend the midnight spectacle the Narendra Modi government has planned on Friday in the Central Hall of...   | Read..

Telling factor in arrests

Jun 29, 2017
A middle-aged government employee and three youngsters were arrested today for the murder of Junaid Khan, throwing up an unsettling element.   | Read..

Matters of state can wait

Jun 29, 2017
Donald Trump appeared to flirt with an Irish reporter during a call with Leo Varadkar, the new Irish Premier, on Tuesday.   | Read..

Veil rips mindset mask

Jun 29, 2017
Kalpana Chawla, born in Haryana's Karnal, becomes the first woman of Indian origin in space   | Read..

Family too scared to speak

Jun 29, 2017
The Giridih milkman who narrowly escaped being lynched yesterday over cow slaughter rumours, Usman Ansari (50), is being treated for his injuries at Central Hospital of...   | Read..

United show of humanity

Jun 29, 2017
Thousands of ordinary people across the country came out on the streets today in a citizens' protest with the clarion call of "Not in My Name" against the recent...   | Read..

Dal '2G' test for alliance fate

Jun 29, 2017
The recent war of words among the Mahagathbandhan constituents notwithstanding, the alliance is going to stay, at least for now with the Janata Dal United focussing on the...   | Read..

Cricket murder money

Jun 29, 2017
The state cabinet on Wednesday approved ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh to the widow and two small children of Mohammad Sohail, who was murdered in Saudi Arabia for rooting...   | Read..

Real time model to forecast flood

Jun 29, 2017
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the "real time flood forecasting model" for the Mahanadi basin that will help authorities get flood information 72...   | Read..

For Trump, matters of state can wait

Jun 29, 2017
Donald Trump appeared to flirt with an Irish reporter during a call with Leo Varadkar, the new Irish Premier, on Tuesday.   | Read..

Lynch axe on 3 more

Jun 29, 2017
Three more government officials were suspended today, and departmental action ordered against them, after they were found to be negligent by a two-member committee which...   | Read..
Sleepless and helpless... not voiceless
 
Quote of the Day

For us, it is a battle of ideologies, principles and truth and we will fight it

SONIA GANDHI

about the presidential polls

 
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China escalates row
China today accused India of a "hidden agenda" behind an ongoing stand-off in Sikkim and o...   | Read.. 
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Middle path on hospital pricing
The state government and private hospitals are seeking a meeting ground as they grapple with the cha...   | Read.. 
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Narada plea
Calcutta High Court today admitted a petition moved by Trinamul MLA Iqbal Ahmed seeking an order qua...   | Read.. 
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Prequel to GST: Great Sale Time
Consumer durables such as TVs, fridges, laptops, washing machines and ACs are flying off the shelves...   | Read.. 
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Transporters seek tax waiver
A delegation of transporters and drivers based here today sought the restoration of normalcy in the ...   | Read.. 
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A case of sour grapes
for everything that is true about India, the opposite is equally true.   | Read.. 
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Andy & Kerber are top seeds at Big W
Defending champion Andy Murray's indifferent form of late did not prevent him being named top seed f...   | Read.. 
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Virus wreaks global havoc
A cyber attack wreaked havoc around the globe today, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting op...   | Read.. 
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Air India selloff gets initial nod
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) has decided on a divestment in Air India, the debt-...   | Read.. 
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Talk fish but not tenancy, says CM
Chief minister Raghubar Das launched Ranchi Aquarium on Wednesday and spoke admiringly about its exo...   | Read.. 
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Teacher murder sparks tension
Thousands of people gheraoed Baghjan police station in Tinsukia district this morning, demanding tha...   | Read.. 
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Light at end of road
The state housing and urban development department has asked the municipal corporation to submit the...   | Read..