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Shiver down IT spine
Eight low-intensity blasts occurring in quick succession shook Bangalore today, killing a woman and wounding seven persons in the first serial bombings in India’s IT capital. ...  | Read.. 
Where? In the new suburbia of migrants
The first I heard of the blasts in Bangalore was a call from my sister, which came just after two in the afternoon. My mother had come through a minor operation, and wished no ...  | Read.. 
Disquiet brings Karat
Prakash Karat will make an “unscheduled visit” to Calcutta tomorrow to explain to Jyoti Basu and the state CPM leadership why the politburo was compelled to exp ...  | Read.. 
Outside India’s Animal Farm
Somnath Chatterjee should re-read his copies of George Orwell’s Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four if, from time to time, he now has a queer feeling that ...  | Read.. 
4-year jail for IAS officer
Suspended bureaucrat Sajal Chakraborty was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for four years and six months in a fodder scam case. ...  | Read.. 
A police sniffer dog at a blast site. (Bangalore News Photo)
Go back, please, there could be more bombs
A policeman
in Bangalore
Sonia gifts bouquet, Bengal calls
Somnath Chatterjee celebrated his 79th birthday today, posing for a picture with Sonia Gandhi a ...  | Read..
Labour loses stronghold
In a stunning coup, the Scottish National Party overturned a huge 13,507 majority in Glasgow Ea ...  | Read..
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Nut and bolt hit on tech town
The Bangalore bombers tossed up a cocktail of low-intensity explosives and commonplace but lethal n...   | Read.. 
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Loan assault nets bank official
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Jindal sea port goes to Orissa
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Police grope for answers after bullet burst
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Gangland battles
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Batsmen too flop, India in doldrums
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North Block votes for CRR hike
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