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Born again: budget & tax
The big news is Bengal has a budget for the new financial year and it has proposed tax increases. ...  | Read.. 
Govt to take some difficult decisions in coming months: Pranab
Updated: Saturday, 16.00 hrs IST
Amid concerns over rising crude oil prices, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that the government would take and implement “some difficult decisions ...  | Read.. 
BJD govt hand in glove with Maoists in Odisha: Opposition
Updated: Saturday, 17.01 hrs IST
The Odisha units of the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday cited the abduction of a legislator by Maoists to allege that the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) i ...  | Read.. 
Equality in marriage law
The cabinet today approved a bill that, if passed, could remove a financial constraint that deters many women locked in abusive marriages from seeking divorce. ...  | Read.. 
Koch union calls bandh
The All Koch Rajbongshi Students’ Union (AKRSU) today called a 24-hour Assam bandh on April 2 in protest against the alleged conspiracy to brand people belonging to ...  | Read.. 
Rain data on auto pilot
Farmers will have to wait for one more year for accurate information on rainfall with Ranchi Meteorological Centre putting in place a plan to ensure they have local, area ...  | Read.. 
Dispur clears citizenship doubts
The Assam government today declared that all doubtful voters can apply for inclusion in the 1951 National Register of Citizens when the process for updating the document resu ...  | Read.. 
Born again: budget & tax
Why will I tell you how we will earn revenue?
JMM appeals to ally on RS
Prospects of Rajya Sabha candidates from Jharkhand fluctuated wildly today with JMM MLAs hopelessly ...  | Read..
Mulayam sees early elections
Mulayam Singh Yadav today talked of a mid-term poll for the first time since his spectacular wi ...  | Read..
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7% DA hike melts election freeze
The Union cabinet today increased by 7 per cent the dearness allowance (DA) paid to central employe...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Runway by Puja, rail slows to 2016
Calcutta's new airport terminal is almost ready. And the not-so-good news? The much-awaited switch ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Price of high-end cars to go up
Vroom went the VAT on premium cars to 14.5 per cent in Amit Mitra's budget today, raising the price...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Music magic at night
As the heat abated and bright lights came on at Gandhi Maidan, the drab mood on the second day of Bi...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Drivers halt water supply
The water scarcity in Kalimpong was compounded today with suppliers refusing to ferry water to hous...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The man and the persona
A year ago, while recovering from an asthmatic attack, I found some profound consolation in the morn...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
After 22 years, I know what I should be doing, says Sachin
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International RSS
US soldier charged
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Business RSS
Diesel balm on petrol burn
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Blood games
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Jharkhand RSS
One-stop vegetable mart for capital
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Northeast RSS
Panel to probe goof-ups
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Odisha RSS
Release hope for hostages
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