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Mamata announces support for Pranab, with ‘pain’ but no ‘financial gain’

Updated: Tuesday, 18:50hrs(IST)
The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday announced its decision to vote for United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee 'in the interest of coalit...   | Read..
 

Consumer confidence dips for first time since 2009 as people worry about jobs

Updated: Tuesday, 13:55hrs(IST)
Consumer confidence in India declined for the first time in nine quarters following a fall in employment sentiment and subdued spending behaviour, according to the latest edi...   | Read..
 

RBI chief pitches for producer price index to track inflation

Updated: Tuesday, 14:55hrs(IST)
Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao on Tuesday proposed a producer price index, saying that the present structure of measuring inflation does not capture the price move...   | Read..
 

Mumbai terror attack: Pakistan court won't allow judicial commission’s report as evidence

A Pakistani court has ruled as “illegal” all the findings of a judicial commission that visited India in March this year to investigate the 2008 attacks in Mumbai...   | Read..
 

Broadcast regulator says it is ready to discuss advertisement time limits

Updated: Tuesday, 16:50hrs(IST)
Broadcast regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday told sectoral's tribunal TDSAT that it was open to discussions with broadcasters to consider ...   | Read..
 

Calcutta hand in Pak cricket ties resumption

Apt, perhaps, that Jagmohan Dalmiya, the architect of Asian unity, moved the proposal to resume cricket ties with Pakistan....   | Read..
 

Pressure piles on Rahul to join ministry

Rahul Gandhi is likely to join the Manmohan Singh ministry in a cabinet shuffle expected soon if the Congress leadership succeeds in persuading him to shed his reluctance...   | Read..
 

Bose boomerangs on CM

Krishna Bose, the former Trinamul MP whose name Mamata Banerjee had proposed for Vice-President, today said her party had forgotten her for eight years, echoing a charge ...   | Read..
 

Master’s in UK, misstep in India

Ani Daniel did a master’s in advanced manufacturing technology from the University of Liverpool last year hoping to teach in Indian colleges....   | Read..
 

6 more arrests in molestation case

In a series of developments in the July 9 Guwahati molestation case today, a member of the National Commission for Women was removed from the fact-finding team for disclosing...   | Read..
 

Scribe lands in further trouble

Options are running out for television journalist Gaurav Jyoti Neog, as police will question him in the GS Road molestation case as they suspect the possibility of him be...   | Read..
 

NDFB-P renews demands

A fortnight after its peace pact with the Centre lapsed, a seven-member delegation of the NDFB (Progressive) called on Union home minister P. Chidambaram today to press f...   | Read..
 

HC hauls up Nagri ‘vested interests’

Jharkhand High Court today ruled out return of land acquired by the state government in Nagri way back in 1957-58, even as it reproached public representatives for “...   | Read..
 

SMS rescues ‘black magic’ couple

A couple condemned to death by a Latehar village kangaroo court for “practising witchcraft” and a reporter on the trail of the story were rescued today when the s...   | Read..
 
Calcutta hand in Pak cricket ties resumption
 
 
Quote of the day
There is no denying that Trinamul had forgotten me for all these eight years
Krishna Bose
Nation RSS
Chest pain melts Thackeray hearts
A dramatic and emotional reunion today between warring Thackeray cousins Raj and Uddhav that ended ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
All smoke and no Kadir
Calcutta police have little but cigarette butts to show for raids on seven locations from Mumbai to ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mom hacked to death in heist
A 35-year-old woman was hacked to death by robbers when she tried to save her husband from being as...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Dirty picture resurfaces
Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) looked like a sitting duck as several pockets of the city sunk aft...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Jumbo rescue for Jalpaiguri
Tuesday alert   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Bridge the gap
S. Pulipaka is a Myanmar scholar at the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Calcutt...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Gavaskar brings up the touchy issue of 26/11
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International RSS
Sign of purge in North Korea
North Korea's ruling party has removed a top military official close to the centre of power, sugges...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
RIL set to sell Kurdistan blocks
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is reportedly in advanced talks to sell its stake in two oil blocks i...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
We just wanna have fun
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Jharkhand RSS
Man stabs mom-in-law, hangs self
Bottled up emotions found vent in bloodspill and a death wish in the heart of the capital on Monday.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Bhutan deluge inundates Assam
Water released from the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan today flooded many districts in Lower Assam, in...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Parking problems plague capital
Parking vehicles has become an uphill task at markets and other busy areas in the city.   | Read..