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Saturday , June 16 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Pranab in, contest closes

The NDA’s options have virtually closed with the declaration of Pranab Mukherjee as the UPA’s presidential nominee and the surge of support he has drawn from various parties....   | Read..

PM balm for IIT teachers

An IIT teachers’ team that met the Prime Minister today to explain their objections to proposed admission reforms said Manmohan Singh had agreed that “major c...   | Read..

On Sonia’s day, a mom and sister send a jolt

Two women with little political experience outsmarted Sonia Gandhi’s party on a day the Congress president took on Mamata Banerjee, guiding the YSR Congress to a la...   | Read..

State Cong keeps up pitch

The Bengal Congress appeared to be straining at the leash in the Trinamul-led government and told the high command today that the party’s ministers “are feeli...   | Read..

In victory, Cong plays gracious ally

The joy of turning the tide in the presidential election with finesse came with a tinge of pain as the Congress’s biggest ally Trinamul hurtled towards the path of ...   | Read..
(From left) Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, Sushma, Gadkari, Advani and JD(U) president Sharad Yadav at the NDA meeting on Friday. Picture by Prem Singh

For sake of ‘country’ and son, another somersault

“National interest” and “the state’s interests” have been conveni...   | Read..

Village prays to help

The people of Miriti in Birbhum, where Pranab Mukherjee grew up and has his family home, did not wan...   | Read..

Finance reins back with PM

In 1974, when a 39-year-old Pranab Mukherjee was appointed minister of state in the key ministry of finance, he met a st...   | Read..

Left ponders: policy or wedge

The Bengal CPM is “not averse’’ to supporting Pranab Mukherjee but its central leaders have “res...   | Read..

Time to realise 11-year dream

Pranab Mukherjee first began toying with the idea of occupying Rashtrapati Bhavan 11 years ago....   | Read..

Salt in CPM’s Kerala cuts

R. Selvaraj, the former CPM MLA who once termed suicide a better option to joining the Congress-led United Democratic Fr...   | Read..