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Next President: Mamata and Mulayam pull Manmohan, Somnath out of the hat

Updated: Wednesday at 19:45hrs (IST)
The Presidential race took a dramatic twist on Wednesday when the Congress declared Pranab Mukherjee as their preferred choice but two key allies, Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party, came out with a surprise response by suggesting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's name....   | Read..
 

Pranab to discuss steps to revive economy with top industrialists on June 26

Updated: Wednesday at 18:45hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet top Indian industrialist on June 26 to firm up steps to rejuvenate the manufacturing sector and the economy against the recent...   | Read..
 

Gross direct tax collection up marginally to Rs 52,232 cr in Apr-May

Updated: Wednesday at 18:35hrs (IST)
The gross direct tax collection grew marginally by 3.62 per cent to Rs 52,232 crore in the first two months of the current fiscal....   | Read..
 

SC refuses stay on HC order quashing sub-quota, issues notices

Updated: Wednesday at 14:05hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay on Andhra Pradesh high court order quashing the Union Government ‘s announcement of ....   | Read..
 

Mehdi Hassan passes away at 84, last wish to visit India remains unfulfilled

Updated: Wednesday at 15:10hrs (IST)
Two years ago, the “Voice of God” -- as Lata Mangeshkar called ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan...   | Read..
 

HC notice to Centre and AI on striking pilots' plea for salary

Updated: Wednesday at 15:30hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre and the Air India management to respond to a plea of striking pilots that their salaries and other pecuniary benefits h...   | Read..
 

M and M stir President pot

The cards-close-to-chest presidential nomination game is likely to course through political imponderables a little longer even as the Election Commission fixed July 19...   | Read..
 

Justice Sen: My judgement was based on Constitution, law and conscience

Justice Shyamal Sen, who led the committee that recommended changes to the territorial reach of a new Darjeeling set-up, has told The Telegraph his judgement was b...   | Read..
 

PhD dream ‘hacked’ by buddy

A 25-year-old youth was today arrested on the charges of logging in to a close friend’s email account and sending mail to 12 reputable US and UK universities to wreck h...   | Read..
 

Daylight robbery and murder at Machkhowa, two detained

A 58-year-old woman paid with her life while trying to resist a gang of robbers which stormed her house on Kedar Road at Machkhowa around 11 this morning....   | Read..
 

Nunisa signs draft pact

The Dilip Nunisa faction of Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) today signed a tripartite draft memorandum of settlement with the Centre and the Assam government, paving the way for ...   | Read..
 

‘Ability model’ moves Delhi

Jharkhand has proved it is both willing and able where disposing complaints related to physical disability is concerned. ...   | Read..
 

41°C pledge: I’ll go home only after casting my vote, come what may

Hatia candidates’ worst nightmares came true with barely 38 per cent of the electorate turning up to vote on a hot and humid day, the rural pockets of the Assembly ...   | Read..
 
Mamata with Mulayam at his Delhi residence . (Rajesh Kumar)
M and M stir President pot
 
 
Quote of the day
We need such a President who will work
Maneka Gandhi
backing Pranab Mukherjee
Nation RSS
Cong rejects SandP salvo on dual power
Congress leaders today accused Standard and Poor's of a lack of political understanding after the g...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Return to the dark ages at RBU
A state where the CPM had once tried to stall the entry of computers on Tuesday witnessed students f...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Open session (questions closed earlier)
Industry's open session today with minister Partha Chatterjee and a battery of bureaucrats, organis...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Station square drive crazy
Traffic remained in stop-and-start mode on Monday at the Station roundabout a day after Patna divisi...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha counters Trinamul show
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today sent two of its MLAs to Panighata to give a boost to its supporter...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Common challenges
The author is the former ambassador to the US   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Sweeping changes likely
The Board of Control for Cricket in India's technical committee, headed by former India captain Sou...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Bangla bar on Myanmar refugees
Bangladesh today turned away three boats carrying 1,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighb...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Factory blip ups RBI rate cut hope
Bankers are pretty sure that the policymakers on Mint Street will toss a number of options on June ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Masha the smasha!
Is Maria Sharapova the best-looking tennis player ever? with Masha ' as the sexy russian is popularl...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
All votes for Mahi, few for hot seat
Dhoni, Dhoni, Dhoni… 10-year-old Mayank squealed in excitement.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Assam villagers gherao cops
Armed with bows and arrows, the villagers of Gaurbasti in the Kolajan area in the disputed D sector...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Fear of flood looms large
The monsoon is less than a week away but civic authorities in the twin cities of Bhuban-eswar and C...   | Read..