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First day, first vote
Asha Shankar ...  | Read.. 
 
Women, saluted but needle in election haystack
If Bengalis worship Tagore instead of reading him, as Rudraprasad Sengupta says in Nandikar’s reworked version of Football, Kannadigas exalt women’s power ins ...  | Read.. 
 
Peace in hills but Maoists strike
Fears of widespread violence proved unfounded as the first phase of polling in 10 of the 24 parliamentary seats in the Northeast was peaceful, barring stray incidents of ...  | Read.. 
 
A woman walks to a polling booth in Bapally, 110km west of Hyderabad, on Thursday. (Reuters)
 
 
The security forces handled the situations very effectively
R Balakrishnan
deputy election commissioner
French contender out of IAF race
French contender Rafale has been knocked out of the race for the Indian Air Force’s $10.2- ...  | Read..
Varun walks free, Maya keeps watch
Varun Gandhi walked out of jail this evening after the Supreme Court ordered his release on par ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
The Red trap
Maoists attacked security forces, detonated landmines and raided polling parties from Gaya in Bihar ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
'Ear' come the elections
When Higher Secondary 2009 ended on Thursday afternoon, Trinamul Congress youth leader Jhantu Dey lo...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Biman plays safe on Congress ties
Prakash Karat's Bengal comrades don't seem keen to burn the bridges with the Congress just yet.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
CPM throws 'growth' at rival face
The Left Front in Malda has decided to use development as its poll plank to counter Kotwali candida...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Politics, good and bad
It has become customary for an alienated intelligentsia and sanctimonious editorial class to berate ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Churchill dream comes true
Churchill Brothers' final-round I-League match against the relegation-bound Mohammedan Sporting was...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Imported Indian pipes anger US steel town
Jeff Rains, a retired steelworker at the sprawling mill here, made the discovery.   | Read.. 
Business RSS
CLB seal on Satyam sale deal
The Company Law Board (CLB) today cleared the decks for Tech Mahindra to acquire a 31 per cent stak...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Who's that girl!
Then and now. Wow, but how? You spot the difference and tell t2@abpmail.com what these femme fatales...   | Read..