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Jetty crash exposes infrastructure wart

Apr 27, 2017
A jetty crowded with more than 40 commuters collapsed into the Hooghly at Bhadreswar just when high tide swept in this morning, leaving three persons dead and several untraced and exposing again...   | Read..

Ebar Bangla: Slum, stats and A-word

Apr 27, 2017
BJP president Amit Shah today slummed it in Mamata Banerjee's backyard, reeled out statistics and road-tested the slogan "Ebar Bangla (This time, Bengal)".   | Read..

BJP sweeps Delhi

Apr 27, 2017
The BJP today returned to power in all three municipal corporations of Delhi, winning 183 of 270 wards that went to the polls on Sunday.   | Read..

Morning-after wisdom

Apr 27, 2017
The Centre today appointed as CRPF director-general Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, filling a two-month-old vacancy with an officer whose name was reportedly on a list that was not...   | Read..

Whodunnit? JNU deprivation mystery

Apr 27, 2017
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has said its policy is "not an impediment" to an affirmative action scheme that JNU has scrapped, striking at the root of...   | Read..

NSCN-K tax racket busted

Apr 27, 2017
The National Investigation Agency today arrested three senior officials of the Nagaland government for their alleged role in large-scale extortion and illegal tax...   | Read..

Marks-for-cash scam alert

Apr 27, 2017
A marks-for-money scam has reared its head in Bihar again, with fraudsters approaching relatives of at least three students who have taken the Intermediate exam this year.   | Read..

MLA to face coal graft trial

Apr 27, 2017
Former Union minister and Rourkela BJP MLA Dilip Ray was today put on trial by a special court here in a coal scam case related to alleged irregularities in the allocation...   | Read..

Growth plan for martyr villages

Apr 27, 2017
The state cabinet today resolved to work for integrated growth of eight native places of 12 great sons of the soil who died fighting colonial rulers.   | Read..

Law to fix school fees

Apr 27, 2017
Jharkhand is likely to have a law to regulate school fees by the next academic session, a move that has been undertaken in several states in view of the rising number of...   | Read..

Drèze rakes up Aadhaar leak

Apr 27, 2017
Right to food activists, led by economist Jean Drèze, have sought action against those responsible for an Aadhaar data leak from a Jharkhand government website...   | Read..

Now, focus on Bengal

Apr 27, 2017
BJP national president Amit Shah today made his Bengal mission clear - Ebar Bangla (This time, Bengal) - claiming that his party is close to power in the state and mocking...   | Read..

BJP clean sweep in Delhi polls

Apr 27, 2017
The BJP today returned to power in all three municipal corporations in Delhi, winning 183 of 270 wards that went to polls on Sunday.   | Read..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Wednesday. Picture by Prem Singh   | Read..
 
 
Quote of the day

I had hoped for something better than this

AJAY MAKEN

about the Congress's civic poll performance in Delhi

 
 
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