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Pranab exits to start ‘new journey’

A “sentimental” Pranab Mukherjee today resigned as finance minister to embark on a “new journey” that is expected to take him a kilometre further from his North Block office and a world away from four decades of active politics to Rashtrapati Bhavan....   | Read..
 

Virbhadra to play martyr

As Pranab Mukherjee today resigned from the Union cabinet proudly declaring that he was going to “embark a new journey”, another Congress veteran, Virbhadra S...   | Read..
 

Proposal to ban SEZ on tribal land, farms

A ban has been proposed on the setting up of special economic zones (SEZ) on land in tribal areas and agricultural land....   | Read..
 

Lost sons make journey home

The most significant arrivals in the Valley this summer are not tourists. They are Kashmiris returning to Kashmir after a lifetime of despairing they’d never be able to....   | Read..
 

Outrage at Pak clemency ‘flip-flop’

The Pakistan President’s office late tonight claimed “confusion” over clemency to death-row prisoner Sarabjit Singh and said another Indian prisoner would b...   | Read..
 
Over 1,000kg ammonium nitrate and thousands of gelatine sticks, enough to blow up large areas of the state capital, were seized in Jharkhand on the ev ...  | Read
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Loan home truth for men

A government credit scheme for the minorities has thrown up a statistical nugget: one in every ...   | Read..

BJP plots change of guard in Karnataka

The central BJP leadership seems set to bring in Jagadish Shettar as Karnataka chief minister i...   | Read..
 

Hunt on for Jundal allies

Security agencies have launched a hunt for two associates of the alleged Hindi voice behind the Mumbai siege, sources sa...   | Read..

Hint of frost in Pak talks deferral

The mid-July meeting between the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers has been put off, a day after the arrest of the ...   | Read..

Tough IIT test for Sibal

Human resource development minister Kapil Sibal would be bracing for a tough session tomorrow when he tries to hammer ou...   | Read..

Fire audit of J&K shrines

The Omar Abdullah government has ordered a fire-safety audit of all major shrines in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after a de...   | Read..

Presidency couple improve anti-cancer drug

Two young Indian scientists who were classmates at Calcutta’s Presidency College and pursued similar career tracks...   | Read..

Street kids to child activists

Vijay Kumar gave a high five minutes after this correspondent entered a large hall in central Delhi milling with childre...   | Read..

Adarsh quiz for Vilasrao

Vilasrao Deshmukh today told a judicial commission that he had forwarded a letter seeking land allotment for the Adarsh ...   | Read..