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Contrast shows personal liberty is enslaved by masters of FIR

Nothing illustrates the threat that the FIR raj poses to personal liberty more starkly than the arbitrary manner in which two complaints in the cartoon case were pursued....   | Read..
 

Rupee down by 37 paise vs dollar; ends at
3-mth low

Updated: Monday, 19.25 hrs (IST)
The rupee on Monday fell by 37 paise to close at nearly three-month low of 51.67/68 against the US dollar following heavy dollar demand from importers and some banks amid str...   | Read..
 

Centre ready to work with states to firmly tackle terror: PM

Updated: Monday, 13.56 hrs (IST)
Reaching out to states complaining over National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan ...   | Read..
 

Rising food inflation disturbing; Govt to take steps: Pranab

Updated: Monday, 16.12 hrs (IST)
Terming the trend of rising prices of food items as 'disturbing', finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the government will take...   | Read..
 

Inflation down marginally to 6.89% in March, but vegetables and pulses continue to be costly

Updated: Monday, 12.45 hrs (IST)
The overall inflation in March eased to 6.89 per cent on account of a sharp decline in the prices of onions, fruits and protein-based items, even as vegetables and pulses ...   | Read..
 

Bankers expect RBI to cut CRR, repo rate

Updated: Monday, 13.00 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India may cut interest rate by about 0.25 per cent and release more liquidity in its annual credit policy on Tuesday in the light of sagging factory ...   | Read..
 

Mayawati resigns from UP Legislative Council

Updated: Monday, 16.20 hrs (IST)
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati, who has been elected to the Rajya Sabha, has resigned from the membership of the state Legislative Council....   | Read..
 
Tatra deal: CBI questions Ravinder Rishi        
Updated: Monday, 19.30 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned Vectra chairman Ravinder Rishi on Monday...   | Read..
 

On its own, Kabul takes test

Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen barraged the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital and Parliament for hours today and struck at least three eastern provinces as wel...   | Read..
 

Fact meets fiction at Titanic spot

Just after 6am British Summer Time today, a Twitter message from on board the Balmoral informed the world that the cruise liner had got to the coordinates 4143’57̶...   | Read..
 

Hope of Hikaka release

Maoist captors of BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka today offered some hope for the legislator’s release by dropping the name of Naxal activist Chhenda Bhushnam alias Ghasi, from th...   | Read..
 

JVM in joint candidate cry

JVM chief Babulal Marandi wrote to Congress president Sonia Gandhi today, requesting her to propose the name of a “son of the soil” for the Rajya Sabha polls, a d...   | Read..
 
On the Balmoral, Carmel Bradburn and Andreas Storic from Adelaide, Australia, dressed in period costume in a replica of the Titanic dining room
Fact meets fiction at Titanic spot
 
 
Quote of the day
If I arrested everyone who made fun of me or a cartoon of me, I (would) run out of prison space in a flash
Omar Abdullah
Schoolboy flees Maoist clutches but fears he can never return to mom
Be a guerrilla to beat the guerrillas....   | Read..
Indians shatter moon myth
Images of a giant crater on the moon’s southern highlands have challenged a long-held ass...   | Read..
Nation RSS
Solution for SRK in well-kept Delhi secret
"Why don't you give Shah Rukh Khan a diplomatic passport?" an American diplomat who met an Indian o...   | Read..