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Tuesday , December 29 , 2009
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FIR must for all complaints
Police will now have to file an FIR on every complaint, the Union home ministry said today, ending the decades-old practice of lodging general diaries that allowed the law-keepers to sit on complaints without investigation. ...  | Read.. 
Boss fumes, Shashi cool
External affairs minister S.M. Krishna was today livid with junior Shashi Tharoor’s tweet questioning the new visa rules. ...  | Read.. 
Chicago in clear on Headley
The government of India has absolved its consulate in Chicago of any wrongdoing in issuing a visa to half-Pakistani David Coleman Headley, now in jail in the US accused ...  | Read.. 
Paternity suit back to haunt Tiwari
N.D. Tiwari’s troubles are not over: after the sex scandal, he faces a revival of the paternity suit against him. ...  | Read.. 
‘Unfit’ tag from match referee awaits cursed Kotla
Match referee Alan Hurst is understood to have given the Ferozeshah Kotla pitch an “unfit” rating, which, if the rulebook is followed, is almost certain to invite a ...  | Read.. 
Block hours increased
Nearly 400 members of the Gorkha Janmukti Vidyarthi Morcha were arrested today with police swinging into action, not in Darjeeling district or on the national highways but in ...  | Read.. 
Left as role model
When the BJP looks Left to bail itself out, the problem is acute. ...  | Read.. 
BJP repairs Rudy jolt with JMM unity show
Two days before installing their coalition government in Ranchi, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), BJP and the NDA put up a unity show necessitated by BJP spokesperson Rajiv ...  | Read.. 
Aapko hasana bhi tha, na (I also wanted to make you laugh)
after Sonia Gandhi burst out laughing when Dikshit mistakenly referred to Congress leader Jai Prakash Agrawal as Jayaprakash Narayan
25 killed in Pak raid on Shias
A suicide bomber blew up a Shia procession in Karachi today, killing at least 25 people, in an atta ...  | Read..
Monaco to build into sea to create more space
Prince Albert II of Monaco is planning to reclaim land from the sea with a ground-breaking sche ...  | Read..
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Jharkhand unity show after 'personal' twist
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, BJP and the Janata Dal (United) today put up a show of unity that BJP s...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Tug-of-war for city centre
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Mamata Banerjee are set to end the year just as they had begun it ' figh...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cops crack whip, but not in hills
Nearly 400 members of the Gorkha Janmukti Vidyarthi Morcha were arrested today with police swinging...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Plains groups get ready to bust blockades
Anti-Gorkhaland forces today threatened to remove by force blockades set up by the Gorkha Janmukti ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Renovating our image
A couple of hours' drive out of Delhi, there is the ancient fort of Neemrana stuck on a hill. Franci...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Lorgat: I don't want to pre-empt justice
Stung by Sunday's pitch fiasco at the Kotla, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked the ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Suspect visa not renewed: UK
The British government said today that it had acted earlier this year to reject a bid for a renewed...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
PwC stares at exodus of honchos
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is facing a large exodus from its pool of tax experts led by Dinesh Ka...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
back to school
Aki Narula was in town for his annual visit to family and friends. t2 took him back to La Martiniere...   | Read..