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Monday , August 13 , 2012
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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar over Mumbai violence

Updated: Monday at 16:00 hrs (IST)
The violence in Mumbai after a rally to denounce riots in Assam rocked the Lok Sabha on Monday with Shiv Sena and BJP members storming the Well demanding dismissal of the Maharashtra government on the issue....   | Read..

Police stops Ramdev's march to Parliament

Updated: Monday at 15:58 hrs (IST)
”There is no political agenda to this agitation. This agitation should not be seen from political prism. This is an agitation of the people of the country and not of one...   | Read..
  • Gadkari pledges BJP's complete support to Ramdev's stir
Updated: Monday at 13:49 hrs (IST)

SUSHILVER: But worth his weight in gold

On Saturday morning, hours before the officidal weigh-in, Sushil Kumar was in tears. He had been found overweight....   | Read..

Blunt belt we came to admire

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” ...   | Read..

Balbir remembers the way we were

“I have written a paper, ‘Revival of Hockey’, which I will be sending to the sports minister and also releasing at a press conference when I get back home t...   | Read..

Saudi aid for riot-hit Muslims in Myanmar

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has ordered $50 million in aid be sent to a Muslim minority in Myanmar which a human rights group said has been targeted by the authorities...   | Read..
SUSHILVER: But worth his weight in gold
Quote of the day
Silver jita wo bhi gold hai….Mithaee khao (This silver is equal to gold…. Have sweets)
Jairam Solanki
Sushil Kumar’s neighbour