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SOS to President on ‘hang-me’ Salman
The Election Commission this evening took the extraordinary step of approaching the President to seek “immediate and decisive intervention” against Union law minister Salman Khurshid for his defiance on minority reservation. ...  | Read.. 
 
Whitney Houston: a brilliant and tragic life
Update : Sunday,19:15 hrs (IST)
Whitney Houston, whose soaring voice lifted her to the top of the pop music world but whose personal decline was fueled by years of drug use, d ...  | Read.. 
 
Calm Dhoni takes India home after Gambhir heroics
Update : Sunday,18:30 hrs (IST)
Gautam Gambhir's 92 at the top and some smart batting by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the finish helped India chase down a 270-run target against Australia in Adelaid ...  | Read.. 
 
Army chief keeps everyone guessing
General V.K. Singh returned to New Delhi from Jaipur this afternoon, a day after losing his case in the Supreme Court, wondering if he should take the road to Gurgaon via Lon ...  | Read.. 
 
Back on Twitter after twin surgeries
Amitabh Bachchan underwent two abdominal surgeries at a Mumbai hospital today and was back on Twitter by night to thank his “extended family” for seeing him thr ...  | Read.. 
 
Only Rahul, no party
There’s a run on the morning’s newspaper. Bharat bhaiyya’s “Tea House” ó more a crossroads shack, though a popular one from its attendance ó s ...  | Read.. 
 
Coal dump cave-in kills 2 women
Part of a 30-feet high hillock of coal waste collapsed on two women today, killing them instantly in yet another reminder of how difficult it is to curb illegal picking a ...  | Read.. 
 

Back on Twitter after twin surgeries
 
 
Itís past your bedtime Auro!!. Stop tweeting and back to bed
Abhishek Bachchan
to Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter
Infosys waits for Bengal SEZ clarity
Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy today said the company was waiting for the Benga ...  | Read..
VS lights ‘capital punishment’ fire before party
Capital punishment, not Das Kapital, is churning the CPM in Kerala, with master theoreti ...  | Read..
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No intervention: Delhi
India today asked Maldivians to resolve their crisis and ruled out intervening in the tiny nation's...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Surviving Dickens
Sajni Mukherji on a lifetime of loving, hating and teaching the novelist who has just turned 200   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Riju's last words to mother
The last time Riju Basak spoke to his mother, he had said he was at a conference at Max Mueller Bha...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Reality brake on welfare ride
The detection of fraudulent enrolments in government schools in Bihar appears to have put a brake o...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
New reading exercises
It's not usual for me to write consecutive columns on the same subject or even connected issues but,...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Imran Khan: I have a mission and I am working towards it
Imran Khan was his confident and passionate self the day after a grenade attack at a rally he'd jus...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Sun executives arrested in graft probe
Senior executives at the Sun newspaper who were closely associated with former News International c...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
PM takes stock of telecom judgment
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today held consultations with senior cabinet colleagues to assess the...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Death hidden from father
The family members of BSF officer Rajesh Sharan, who was killed in a Maoist landmine blast in Odish...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Jorhat girl traced to Delhi
A Class IX girl, who went missing from here in August last year, was traced to a rented house in Ne...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Vacancies plague Odisha secretariat
"Babus" do not understand that their sub-ordinates cannot take it anymore, says Krushna Chandra Moh...   | Read..