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MPs’ pay up three times
India’s MPs today had their pay more than trebled from Rs 16,000 to Rs 50,000 a month but some of them paralysed the Lok Sabha demanding more. ...  | Read.. 
 
Nudged, Pak accepts aid
Pakistan has accepted $5 million in aid from India for flood victims over a week after the offer was made by New Delhi and after some very public nudging by the US. ...  | Read.. 
 
Delhi splurge on Rajiv ads
Union ministries released more ads on Rajiv Gandhi’s birthday today than on the anniversaries of the rest of India’s Prime Ministers put together in the past on ...  | Read.. 
 
A leader in separated women
Men of Bengal, hold on to your wives. Not only do you keep your hearth warm, you can stop them from becoming leaders. ...  | Read.. 
 
Lip service to land rights act
Jharkhand’s implementation of the Centre’s flagship scheme to grant land rights to forest dwellers has been extremely poor, ringing hollow promises by successiv ...  | Read.. 
 
Fresh border attacks on Assam cops
Unidentified persons from Arunachal Pradesh opened fire on Assam police camps at Charaipung in Sivasagar district of Upper Assam this afternoon, less than 24 hours since repr ...  | Read.. 
 
Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad who are not happy with the raise
MPs’ pay up three times
 
 
I am half Hyderabadi, half Pathan, some Kashmiri... Punjabi wife, Kolkata team. Indian at heart
Shah Rukh Khan
in a tweet
Mamata counts rail losses
Mamata Banerjee today told Parliament that railways had taken a Rs 1000-crore hit because of Ma ...  | Read..
Poll bouncers fly at Scindia
Sunday’s Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association election, which pits two political heavyweight ...  | Read..
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Ancient use of big numbers baffles experts
Centuries before modern European mathematicians formalised the concept of infinity, ancient Indians...   | Read.. 
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Finally a pen to write, not sell
The first time Subodh Biswas took out his pen to jot down a note in his medical college classroom, h...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Experts' brake heat on Gurjant
Gurjant Singh may or may not have intended to slam his truck into Mamata Banerjee's convoy but by k...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Tower target for safe airport
The historical clock tower of the secretariat may have to be pulled down as part of a plan to remov...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Give and take to fast-track state
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has chalked out a strategy to explain to its supporters the importance o...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The edges of suffering
Looming above the sweaty congestion of Raj Bhavan’s Durbar Hall at an Independence Day reception   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
When in Delhi, no pecking please!
The organisers of the Commonwealth Games are expecting a large number of foreigners to visit India ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak to stop flood aid from radicals
Pakistan said it will clamp down on charities linked to Islamist militants amid fears their involve...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Hint of more income tax relief
Taxpayers could get additional relief after the proposed overhaul of the country's tax laws, the ch...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Flights of Fantasy
You can call it his little house of wonders or his old curiosity shop or his neverland. It is after ...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Rise in attacks forces govt to plan extra cover for foreign tourists
Perturbed by the recent attacks on foreign tourists, the state government is planning to introduce ...   | Read..