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Monday , August 20 , 2012
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I am happy with rising prices: Beni Prasad Verma

Updated: Monday at 14:50 hrs (IST)
Union minister Beni Prasad Verma sparked a controversy on Monday after commenting that he was “happy” over rising prices of food items as it will benefit farmers....   | Read..

Auto in child-battering run

A four-year-old girl fell off a speeding auto and was dragged along as the driver refused to stop but three days on, police seem too scared to arrest the man lest other auto drivers create street mayhem....   | Read..

Tagore-Gandhi debate? Not in MP

A play exploring Rabindranath Tagore’s differences with Mahatma Gandhi on the ideology of nationalism was dubbed “anti-national” by the BJP culture police d...   | Read..

Pak nudged on Net rogues

Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today asked his Pakistani counterpart for Islamabad’s cooperation in bringing to book mischief-makers from across the border who h...   | Read..

Security blanket for exodus city

When the nation celebrates Id tomorrow, the country’s IT capital will turn into a fortress....   | Read..

Sonia calls for stern action

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday called for swift legal action against people behind the violence in Assam....   | Read..

Palamau tiger deaths on PMO radar

The curious case of Palamau’s missing tigers, from over 38 in 2003 to a paltry six in 2012, has finally caught the attention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh whose offi...   | Read..

DAV boy killed by friends

Saurabh Sharma, the teenaged son of a Jharia trader who went missing on Friday, was strangled to death with a gamcha later at night by his own friends before they ...   | Read..
Adrika, 4, who suffered multiple fractures and injuries and has undergone two surgeries, lies in bed at home on Sunday. Picture by Sayantan Ghosh
Auto in child-battering run
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I am sure that she is happy but not satisfied
Sachin Tendulkar
on Saina Nehwal’s bronze medal
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Bengal RSS
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Bihar RSS
Festival of fusion
The universal message of Id is same, but time, space, culture and market force, or call it, market w...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gurung gives team a year to deliver
Bimal Gurung has warned 14 executive members of the GTA Sabha that he would not hesitate to replace...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Government in disarray
Indian governments do not periodically amend or change laws, rules, institutions, procedures and so ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Dhoni's choice gets the nod
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International RSS
Assange addresses Obama from balcony
With dozens of London police officers seeking his arrest looking on, Julian Assange, the founder of...   | Read.. 
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Eye on Kuwait oil after Iran squeeze
India plans to enter into a long-term contract with Kuwait to source crude as part of its strategy ...   | Read.. 
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Jharkhand RSS
Anger, agony over DAV boy's killing
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12 feared dead in Kameng mishap
Twelve people are feared killed and two were seriously injured when a Tezpur-bound Tata Sumo (AS-12...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
River chokes, govt mum
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