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Friday , May 4 , 2012
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Prez candidate can be from any community, says Mulayam

Update: Friday at 16:09 hrs (IST)
The Samajwadi Party on Friday said the next President should not be chosen on the basis of whether the person belongs to the backward, minority or sche...   | Read..

Mamata's veiled warning to Centre on moratorium issue

Updaet: Friday at 20:10 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she will wait for a few days for her demand of a three-year moratorium on loan repayment to be accepted after which ...   | Read..

Women take top 2 slots in civil services exam for the 2nd year

Update: Friday at 17:40 hrs (IST)
The top two positions in the Civil Services Examination 2011 have been bagged by women, an AIIMS graduate and a social scientist, for the second consecutive year....   | Read..

Maoist mediators demand review of cases against 400 tribals

Updated: Friday at 14:25 hrs (IST)
Two Maoist mediators in the Sukma Collector abduction episode demanded on Friday that cases against about 400 tribals languishing in jails in Chhattisgarh ...   | Read..

20 killed in suicide attack in northwest Pakistan

Updated: Friday at 15:34 hrs (IST)
A teenage suicide bomber targeted security personnel in a crowded market in the restive Bajaur tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Friday , killing a...   | Read..

CM plays cat & Mulayam game

“I am the candidate.” (Prem Singh)...   | Read..

Passport and praise mix

The foreign ministry today breathed easy after a beaming Mamata Banerjee put on its table an issue that is easier to resolve than such weighty matters as Indo-US ties and...   | Read..

Glare on save-babus club

The Centre today sought to tackle persistent reluctance to sanction prosecution of bureaucrats by making it mandatory to keep a department under the Prime Minister’...   | Read..

Little details spoil US rush job

Apparent failure to pay attention to last-mile details has come to define one of the most dramatic episodes in the long, tortuous history of relations between the US and Chin...   | Read..

Allies ambush big brother BJP

BJP nominee S.S. Ahluwalia suffered a humiliating defeat with six Independent MLAs proving to be the game-changer in today’s Rajya Sabha re-election that lived up to it...   | Read..

Engineer’s body found

Villagers today stumbled upon the bullet-riddled body of an engineer who was abducted along with a colleague by unidentified gunmen from Bongaigaon district last night....   | Read..
Mamata Banerjee emerges from 10 Janpath after meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. PTI reported that when Mamata was asked if her part ...  | Read
Quote of the day
No names... there is time... be patient
Sonia Gandhi
on choice of presidential candidate
Blood test rules out Richard
A chemical analysis on a blood sample of Richard Loitam, the Manipuri student who was found dea...   | Read..
Dirty Picture to clean cause
If cleanliness has to be made a national obsession, look no further than the Dirty PictureRead..
Nation RSS
Cong reads Pranab edge in President race
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee appears to have emerged as the frontrunner for the next President...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Knights find a Korean fan club
Calcutta may be tempted to switch sides at the Eden Gardens this Saturday, but Shah Rukh Khan and hi...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cops lie and leave lady to mob
A police team has been accused of playing along with a seething mob by portraying a woman as a hist...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Plan to watch varsity outlay
The education department in its effort to bring transparency in financial matters is planning to kee...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Relay fasts start on low note
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the dissident faction of the Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Milieu makes the mood; if you are rooted in Calcutta and West Bengal, it would be impossible for you...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Pune batsmen no Warriors
Sourav Ganguly's team could not do justice to their name on Thursday. They are called the Sahara Pu...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Secret talks and Chen's escape saga
Injuries suffered in the course of a daring night-time escape. A covert appeal from underground act...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Hint of rethink on spectrum price
The Telecom Commission today asked Trai to come up with an alternative route to fix the reserve pri...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
"What's your opinion on maxi dresses in the summer? I've never found one which doesn't make me look...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Memory towers over neglect
Lucky Ranchi can leave the cares of the plains for the hills in the heart of the capital, but Tagore...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Boat tragedy toll climbs to 35
The death toll in the April 30 Medattari boat mishap climbed to 35 after 12 more bodies were recove...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Fire officer drowns in Mahanadi
An award-winning fire officer drowned as tragedy struck during a training programme for firemen at ...   | Read..