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Since 1st March, 1999
PM foreign visit trips up on early elections
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has called off his overseas trips early next month to press ahead with the agenda of early elections, possibly by late March or early April. ...  | Read.. 
Letter that turned into last straw
Cabinet secretary Kamal Pandeís note to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee appears to be the proverbial last straw that made the government decide on T.S. Krishnamurthy as the next chief election commissioner. ...  | Read.. 
Convention & Krishnamurthy get crown
T.S. Krishnamurthy will assume office as chief of the three-member Election Commission after J.M. Lyngdoh, the current head of the constitutional body, retires on February 7. ...  | Read.. 
Assault on helpless Hawking
Police investigate allegation of several recent injuries
Police in Cambridge are investigating an allegation of assault against Professor Stephen Hawking, the 62-year-old wheelchair-bound author of the best-selling A Brief His ...  | Read.. 
Laloo Prasad Yadav shows his horse to actress Manisha Koirala at his residence in Patna on Monday. (PTI)
I am not in the race for the prime ministership

Sangma Seventeen back Atal and eye AGP
The nascent North East Peopleís Forum (NEPF), comprising as many as 17 parties of the region, ...  | Read..
Rape charge shadow on global meet
An anti-globalisation conference got sucked into an allegation of rape when a South African jud ...  | Read..
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Soni survives with painless wound
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has divested Ambika Soni of the charge ...   | Read.. 
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Safety, not fare hike, on Nitish wagon
Railway minister Nitish Kumar today joined his colleagues in spreading ...   | Read.. 
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Iraq sends US scurrying to Annan
The US and Iraqi leaders asked the UN today to salvage their strategy in I ...   | Read.. 
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Brutal punch in pub kills David Hookes
Former Australian Test player and Victorian state coach David Hookes died ...   | Read.. 
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Get set for taxi-less Tuesday
A Tuesday without taxis is what the Calcutta commuter is bracing for, with ...   | Read.. 
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Congress goes to work
Itís never too late to chart a fresh course in the political arena ...   | Read.. 
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Most riders out in foreign loan boost
The Union finance ministry today relaxed external commercial borrowings (E ...   | Read.. 
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Jones gets £22 m, Melissa £50 m
After securing a record £22 million picture deal to revive Indiana Jon ...   | Read..