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Mamata, others refuse to yield an inch on NCTC; PM’s words cut no ice

Updated: Saturday at 16: 43 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s chat with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was a delicious grab for shutterbugs at the Chief Ministers’ meeting on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on Saturday....   | Read..
• NCTC will supplement counter-terror capabilities of states: PM
Updated: Saturday at 13: 04 hrs (IST)
•Chidambaram strongly favours NCTC
Updated: Saturday at 12: 29 hrs (IST)
 

Judge, upset by pressure tactics of Gen Tejinder Singh’s counsel, transfers case

Updated: Saturday at 18: 53 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court on Saturday refused to pass orders on a criminal defamation case against the Army Chief, General V K Singh, and four others, citing loss of confidence and ̶...   | Read..
 

Oh boy! Still at girls’ mercy

Boys cannot catch up with brighter girls without a quota crutch, an aborted initiative at one of the best-known colleges in the country has acknowledged today....   | Read..
 

Don’t look back and don’t salute

A cavalcade of around 16 to 18 cars is scheduled to lead Hillary Clinton to Writers’ Buildings on Monday but local police personnel lining the roads won’t be ...   | Read..
 

Promises buy time for Delhi

Mamata Banerjee today granted more time to the Centre to meet her request on debt relief, the announcement capping a meeting with the Prime Minister....   | Read..
 

Assam lad in IAS topper list

Mukesh Pandey of Guwahati has not only made the cut in this year’s civil services examination conducted by the UPSC but also made Assam proud by securing a rank amo...   | Read..
 

MPs hunt for pill to cure bias

People from the Northeast are free to travel and reside in any part of the country and they have the right to live without discrimination, the government and the Opposition a...   | Read..
 

Balmuchu’s 3 wise men

Basking in the glory of a stunning victory in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Congress today hit out at ally JVM for its intransigent stance, but fell short of calling off its...   | Read..
 

Bruised BJP battles rift within, Cong gets brave

Senior BJP leader and Hazaribagh MP Yashwant Sinha has alleged that the BJP did not “make sufficient efforts” to ensure S.S. Ahluwalia’s victory in the Jhar...   | Read..
 
Mamata Banerjee and Jayalalithaa at the Chief Ministers' meeting on NCTC on Saturday. Picture by Prem Singh
 
 
Quote of the day
No one calls anyone a Madrasi now
P Chidambaram
saying discrimination against people from the Northeast would similarly peter out
Another student dies in Bangalore
In an apparent case of suicide, a student of mechanical engineering from Manipur hanged himself...   | Read..
UP spares a thought for rickshaw pullers
The Akhilesh Yadav government today checked out battery-powered rickshaws — the first ste...   | Read..