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CIMA Gallary
Two cards in poker at the top
Sonia Gandhi today joined the effort to tackle the infighting at the top in the UPA, holding meetings with P. Chidambaram who expressed readiness to resign if the situation demanded and Pranab Mukherjee who described his colleague as “a pillar of strength”. ...  | Read.. 
 
Maoist issue: Mamata to hold talks with interlocutors
Updated at 17: 45 hrs (IST)
A day after asking the Maoists to choose between talks and killing, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called a meeting on Thursday with ...  | Read.. 
 
Pranab to speak on 2G issue, if needed, after meeting PM
Updated at 14:30 hrs (IST)
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today maintained that he will speak, if necessary, on the finance ministry note on 2G spectrum allocation ...  | Read.. 
 
Honey, my 100 just got over
Tweenies and twenty-somethings with twitchy fingers have something to rant about. Starting tomorrow, they won’t be able to zap more than 100 text messages a day to their ...  | Read.. 
 
Bengal tweaks Maoist policy
The Bengal government has decided to intensify security operations in Maoist-affected areas, officials said today in what amounts to an undeclared strategy shift since Ma ...  | Read.. 
 
HC asks for alternative to kar seva
Orissa High Court today indicated that it might modify the bail condition of cleaning shoes of devotees at a temple to a molestation accused, but only with a substitute. The ...  | Read.. 
 
20 injured in clash at Posco site
A violent clash erupted today between a group of workers belonging to a private construction firm and those opposed to the Posco steel plant on the periphery of the proje ...  | Read.. 
 
Sufferings on for marooned villagers
An atmospheric depression that created a zone of rain across parts of Orissa caused water levels to rise in several rivers, meteorologists said today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Courting legal managers
Managers, it seems, will oil and push the wheels of justice in Jharkhand to get them move faster. ...  | Read..
 
Hill civic polls on Dec 11
Elections to the four hill municipalities will be held on December 11, more than two years after polls could not be held following stiff resistance from the Gorkha Janmuk ...  | Read.. 
 
Munda raps Plan panel poverty index
Chief minister Arjun Munda today slammed the poverty benchmark fixed by the Planning Commission. ...  | Read.. 
 
File pictures of Chidambaram.
Two cards in poker at the top
 
 

The Prime Minister is a man with a grip of steel in a silken glove
SALMAN KHURSHID
Union law minister

Sikkim govt shuts schools till October 10
All schools across Sikkim will reopen on October 10 after Puja (or Dasain) vacation, the govern ...  | Read..
Long wait for crash kin
The families of the eight builders from Tiruchy who died in yesterday’s Nepal plane crash ...  | Read..
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Spectre of life term in spectrum case
The CBI today sought the 2G trial court's permission to slap all the accused, including A. Raja and...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bungle in age of button ballot
The button that revolutionised the ballot has bowed to the ways of babudom, leaving Bengal waiting t...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CM plans Metro coach factory in Singur
Mamata Banerjee today said she planned to set up a Metro coach factory in Singur if Calcutta High C...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Water sports free of cost
The skies opened up last afternoon. The city sunk today.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
CM hits out at hydel link to quake
Chief minister Pawan Chamling today dismissed a whisper campaign doing rounds in Sikkim, blaming th...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A city strange and alive
It's tempting, when writing a foreword to a writer's work, to point out parallels between the age th...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
EB rally to make the final
Khangtang Paite struck the winner as East Bengal rallied to beat a nine-man United SC 2-1 in the Fe...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak rejects Haqqani offensive
Pakistan's military will not take action against the Haqqani network Washington blames for an attac...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Move to get closer to China
India is reaching out to China, its largest neighbour in Asia, with offers of more trade, better in...   | Read.. 
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Jharkhand RSS
Viral sting turns fatal for children
The outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in and around Ranchi has assumed pandemic proportions, with au...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Laxity costs Assam 1000 jobs
Assam has lost nearly 1,000 posts of permanent teachers for high and higher secondary schools becau...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Squalor spots at heritage sites
The state government seems to have forgotten about its promise to clean the surroundings of major h...   | Read..