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CIMA Gallary

Sonia asks Congress to “stand up and fight aggressively”

Updated: Tuesday at 14:26 hrs (IST)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday took the battle to the opposition camp and asked the party to ”stand up and fight aggressively” and accused Bharatiya Janata Party of making “political bread and butter” by holding Parliament to ransom by ”blackmail”, a combative. ..   | Read..
 

Maruti to continue investment in Haryana says MSI Chairman Bhargava

Updated: Tuesday at 13:18 hrs (IST)
Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday said it is committed to operations in Haryana and will not cut back any planned investment in the state, although the Manesar plant would function un...   | Read..
 

Cloud on Nayachar project

The Union environment ministry has raised concerns over the proposed power plant on Nayachar island, casting a cloud on the Rs 8,600-crore investment proposal ....   | Read..
 

What BJP won’t hear

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today issued a forceful rebuttal to the findings of the CAG on coal allocations, asserting that successive governments since 1993 had not tr...   | Read..
 

God’s wrath chases ‘Grand Old Party’ and Jindal

With America’s presidential election less than 10 weeks away, issues of faith and divinity, the bedrock of the Republican Party, are ironically cutting the ground from ...   | Read..
 

Salt Lake dengue patient dies

A 29-year-old Salt Lake homemaker diagnosed with dengue died in hospital last evening, the second victim of confirmed dengue in a city feared to have at least 276 people ...   | Read..
 

Shower sop in south, but deficit goes north

A low-pressure trough hovering over Odisha and Chhattisgarh resulted in moderate rainfall in several pockets of Jharkhand since last night. The surprise showers, however,...   | Read..
 

Jatra plot twists in row over ‘wives’

The state agriculture minister’s purported love life is a humdinger of a story guaranteed to keep audiences glued to the tale, twists and U-turns all welcome....   | Read..
 
What BJP won’t hear
 
 
Quote of the day
My silence is better than a thousand answers
MANMOHAN SINGH
Nation RSS
BJP spoons out vocal tonic for cadres
The BJP has accused the Congress of funnelling "mota maal" from the allocation of coal blocks to pr...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Rs 5.5cr licence to flout
Ninety per cent of Calcutta's auto drivers break rules almost as a rule because they enjoy instituti...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cong civic blow to Trinamul
The Trinamul Congress-run Kharagpur municipal board fell today after party members abstained from v...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
PU loses excellence battle
Magadh University defeated Patna University 3-1 in the centre of excellence tag race in the city.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gour Banga scraps Part III results
The Gour Banga University today withdrew the results of its Part III honours examination for BA, BS...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Hurrying will not help
The author is professor of economics, University of Warwick   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
More trouble awaits KP
Andrew Strauss appears in no hurry to meet Kevin Pietersen after yet more revelations of his destru...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Militants behead 17, including two women, at party in Taliban-controlled Afghan province
Insurgents attacked a large party in a Taliban-controlled area of southern Afghanistan and beheaded...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
SC gives spectrum sale ultimatum
The Supreme Court today agreed to the government's request to start spectrum auction from November ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Shefali to Paoli
Come November and Gulbahar Singh, a National Award-winning documentary filmmaker, goes to the floors...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Enter, the future of policing
What if the men in uniform are able to reach a scene of crime even before a criminal has struck? Com...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Policy on migrants sought post-riot
The CPI has urged the UPA government to convene an all-party meeting to formulate a policy on migra...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Twin troubles for commuters
The state government has slammed the brakes on Cuttack's plea for more city buses. The government t...   | Read..