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Tuesday , July 24 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Pawar boycotts, Cong tests nerves

The NCP has delayed its final decision on pulling out of the Manmohan Singh government, giving the negotiation process some more time as the Congress showed no signs of buckling under pressure....   | Read..

Agatha offers to quit as minister

Agatha Sangma today met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and offered to quit as Union minister of state for rural development....   | Read..

SC slashes VIP Haj quota

The Supreme Court today slashed the government’s VIP Haj quota from 2,550 to 300 in an effort to curtail its discretion in allotting such seats....   | Read..

Centre rolls out drought plans

The Union government today announced contingency measures, including the rollout of alternative crops and additional power for irrigation, in response to the persistently...   | Read..

City boy’s loser’s humour tickles Olympics host

Humorous bill boards featuring the work of artist Sarnath Banerjee have gone up all over East London bringing to bear a typically Bengali way of looking at the Olympics....   | Read..
Sharad Pawar and his party colleague Praful Patel arrive at Pranab Mukherjee’s house to greet the President-elect on Monday. Picture by Prem Singh
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The tai who touched countless lives

Mrinal Gore passed away a day before Rajesh Khanna did. She at her daughter’s home in Mum...   | Read..

In quick succession, loss of feisty ladies

“Captain” Lakshmi Sehgal, who headed the women’s regiment of Netaji’s I...   | Read..

LK thumps desk and stumps BJP

As L.K. Advani became the first person to thump the table with the greatest gusto when President Pratibha Patil catalogu...   | Read..

Yeddy rubs salt into BJP wounds

President-elect Pranab Mukherjee found an unusual ally today with Karnataka BJP strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa appealing to ...   | Read..

Air force flies into private zone

The defence ministry today opened the aircraft-manufacturing sector for private industry, permitting the Indian Air Forc...   | Read..

Telangana suicide strife

This northern Telangana town, weighed down by debt-ridden weavers’ suicides, today woke up to a shrill war of slog...   | Read..

Sorry, sex can be lethal

Scientists peeping into the night lives of bats and houseflies have generated the first evidence for an idea debated for...   | Read..

UP medical varsity gets back old name

The Akhilesh Yadav government today restored the original name of the 100-year-old King George Medical College, a presti...   | Read..