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Wednesday , August 17 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Anna won’t get off govt’s back
Rattled by swelling political and public anger at the preventive arrest of activist Anna Hazare, the UPA government backtracked late this evening and announced his release to a street sensed of victory against a shaken ruling establishment. ...  | Read.. 
Boy falls off racing bike on flyover and dies; cop walks to confirm as ambulance waits
A Class XII student riding pillion was crushed to death under the wheels of the same two-wheeler this morning, the gruesome incident on the AJC Road flyover bringing to l ...  | Read.. 
RS takes up impeachment motion against Sen
Updated 16:50hrs (IST)
The first impeachment proceedings against a judge was taken up in the Rajya Sabha today which converted into a court to take up a motion against ...  | Read.. 
Anna's path fraught with dangerous consequences: PM
Updated 15:30hrs (IST)
Amid storm over Anna Hazare's arrest, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Parliament that the civil activist was trying to “impose” his . ...  | Read.. 
Sushma calls for PM’s statement on Anna issue
Updated 15:10hrs (IST)
BJP leader Sushma Swaraj today demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh make a statement in Lok Sabha . ...  | Read.. 
Anna to come out of prison
Updated 14:40hrs (IST)
The stand-off in Tihar Jail is likely to be over with Anna Hazare set to come out of the prison after a night-long protest demanding . ...  | Read.. 
How they crawled
Calcutta police sent a constable walking up the AJC Bose Road flyover to find out if two school students were lying there bleeding. ...  | Read.. 
Rs 630cr DLF penalty
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) today slapped a Rs 630-crore penalty on real estate giant DLF for trampling on the rights of apartment allottees — the single-larges ...  | Read.. 
Govt heeds ‘advice’
The Sikkim government today said it would withdraw a bill that sought to ban processions and hunger-strikes, a day after the governor advised it to do so. ...  | Read.. 
Anna Hazare after he was arrested. (PTI)
Anna won’t get off govt’s back
It is a painful duty…
P Chidambaram
after Anna Hazare’s arrest
Real hurdle to e-services
A state data centre meant to be the backbone of launching much-needed e-governance initiatives ...  | Read..
RTI lady killed, stink of tiger mafia
A right to information campaigner who had raised questions on several tiger deaths across Madhy ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Anna refuses to exit jail, govt in a bind
A defiant Anna Hazare refused to leave Tihar jail tonight after the police withdrew the case agains...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Heartless city speeds past tragedy
Speed maniacs in town got their dream track in 2003, in the form of the 2.9km AJC Bose Road flyover.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata flashes DA freeze signal
A government employees' union today quoted chief minister Mamata Banerjee as saying they should not...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Anna in, citizens out
The arrest of Anna Hazare in Delhi had followers of late JP reacting on different wavelengths. RJ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Varsity curb on script re-evaluation
North Bengal University has come up with a new regulation on re-assessment to put a check on the hu...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Make peace, not war
If the world's newly-emerging diplomatic coalition of India, Brazil and South Africa can stop a four...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
James Anderson slightly doubtful
James Anderson, who has been such an impact bowler in the series, isn't at a 100 per cent and is so...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Turk final word to Syria
Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu told Bashar al-Assad yesterday military operations against...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
DLF weighs legal options on fine
Real estate giant DLF is examining its legal options to contest the Rs 630-crore penalty imposed on...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
The epilogue 19 years later...
No other scene in the eight Harry Potter films created more angst for filmmakers than the epilogue o...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
IT giants in
The hunt is on for an IT major to help the state set up an Indian Institute of Information Technolog...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Centre moves to resolve border row
The Centre has stepped up efforts to complete the groundwork vis-à-vis demarcation of the disputed ...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Govt dispensaries in coma
From warding off snakes to living in fear of a roof collapse ' staff members deplore the pathetic co...   | Read..