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Tuesday , December 28 , 2010
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Delhi command lost in transit
When P. Chidamabaram wrote to Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee asking him to “immediately disarm” CPM cadres he may have been unaware that his ministry was sending the explosive missive by a carrier pigeon to underscore the urgency. ...  | Read.. 
Fitting reply
Buddhadeb Bhatacharjee today admitted receiving P. Chidambaram’s leaked letter “this morning” and promised a “fitting reply’’ tomorrow. ...  | Read.. 
Singh writes to Joshi
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today put it in writing that he was ready to face a parliamentary committee on the 2G spectrum allocation in a move unprecedented in the cou ...  | Read.. 
Sedition decision ‘misuse’ of laws
I am very upset about the court decision in Chhattisgarh about Binayak Sen. It is a huge perversion of our system of justice, and particularly of the laws concerning sedition. ...  | Read.. 
Zero Hour adds glow to MPs
Our MPs may have given Parliament the miss this winter but they have not missed zero hour. ...  | Read.. 
Calcutta home for HIV child
The four-year-old HIV-positive girl who was abandoned by her family after her parents died will be shifted to Snehneer, a care home for HIV-positive children in Calcutta, ...  | Read.. 
Surgeon hurt in road mishap
Leading cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda, who had conducted a heart surgery on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last year and on chief minister Tarun Gogoi this year, was inju ...  | Read.. 
Wake-up call in rifle loot case
A five-year-old case has come back to haunt the Giridih police with Maoist ideologue Narayan Sanyal being convicted by a Chhattisgarh court on December 24 for sedition an ...  | Read.. 
Investors fail land deadline, face curbs
The state government has decided to impose restrictions on mega investors in the steel sector who have proposed units here, but failed to abide by the October 31 deadline ...  | Read.. 
Delhi command lost in transit
There are no easy catches in the slips
Rahul Dravid after becoming the first man to take 200 Test catches
Prime time relief for Bigg Boss
Bigg relief, eh! ...  | Read..
Injection to lose fat in 6 months
A drug that could help obese people drop two dress sizes in six months could be available on the ma ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Joshi takes probe sting out of BJP call
Murli Manohar Joshi appears to have taken the sting out of his party's clamour for a joint parliame...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Molest slur on councillor son
A Salt Lake councillor's son and two friends allegedly molested a young homemaker walking home from ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Rebels use bus passengers as foil to flee cops
Five suspected Maoists who were challenged by a joint forces team when they were about to set a bus...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Can't beat them? Burn them in public in protest, enjoy the warmth of their effigies in winter
With the mercury column dipping, political workers in the state have found an innovative way to kee...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Unions blamed for garden desertion
Workers of a Dooars garden who found the estate abandoned by the management when they arrived for d...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Socialists strike back
I have been caught in a storm. I have had more invitations to speak in the last week than in the thr...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
18 wickets! A king-size collapse at Kingsmead
For a while, with India on 56 for four in their second innings, it appeared as if 1996 would be rep...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Necessity pushes Pak women to jobs, peril
Dinner at Rabia Sultana's house is now served over a cold silence. Her family has not spoken to her...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Purnendu readies list for HPL top job
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Entertainment RSS
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Jharkhand RSS
Control crime or quit, says DGP
Director-general of police (DGP) Neyaz Ahmed today read the riot act to policemen who misuse their ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
NDFB rebels send feelers
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Orissa RSS
Twin protests spoil Naveen's day
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today faced protests from both Congress activists and a group of Rave...   | Read..