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Saturday , December 15 , 2012
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We represent 'outdated' common man: Mamata's swipe at PM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday countered Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's criticism of those opposing FDI in retail, saying she was with the common man who was “outdated”.        ...   | Read..

Economy unlikely to slip further, and 5.5-6% growth is good enough, says Raghuram Rajan

Updated: 15 December 2012, Saturday;17:15 hrs (IST)
The economy is likely to grow at 5.5-6 per cent this fiscal with a marginal improvement in the second half of the current financial year, Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Raja...   | Read..

Three cases against Yeddyurappa, kin adjourned to January 24

Updated: 15 December 2012, Saturday;17:00 hrs (IST)
The Lokayukta court on Saturday adjourned to January 24 next year three cases against former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and some of his family members over alleged irreg...   | Read..

US classroom wipeout feared after shooting

As many as 27 people, including 20 children, were killed by a gunman on Friday morning at a school in Connecticut’s Newtown, one of the wealthiest counties in the US and counted among the safest places in the country....   | Read..

CJ asks: To honour, why stop work?

The city of felicitations and siesta was treated to a gentle wake-up call today....   | Read..

Season’s message from Goa to Didi

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has won a Christmas invitation from Goa....   | Read..

Gogoi harps on unity for rural polls

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today appealed to Congress legislators to work together to improve the party’s prospects in the ensuing panchayat elections. ...   | Read..

Centre clears split in Tripura, Manipur cadre

The Rajya Sabha today passed the North Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Amendment Bill to create separate civil services cadres for Manipur and Tripura by splitting the exi...   | Read..

Sibal admits to IT Act misuse

The Centre today conceded that that the IT Act was being misused but ruled out a dilution or “emasculation” of the law, prompting the Opposition to allege “...   | Read..

SC to look at Koda bail plea

Supreme Court today sought the response of the Union government on the bail plea of former Jharkhand chief minster Madhu Koda, facing a series of corruption charges under...   | Read..

Land bailout for tech cradle

Namkum, on the outskirts of Ranchi, is emerging as a one-stop destination for the district administration, desperately searching for land to set up permanent campuses for thr...   | Read..

Children in shock outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on Friday. (Reuters)
US classroom wipeout feared after shooting

Quote of the day
If Bengal is running Bengal today then Bengal can run India tomorrow
Mamata Banerjee
Nation RSS
Flight hiccup before visa regime
"Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Air Force," the pilot made the call sign as the C-130J military trans...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Students rise to the challenge
St. Xavier's created debating history on Friday evening, defeating two of England's oldest universit...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Clerks play gods and Sumitra turns 105
Sumitra Das is 40, going on 106.   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Hope for fog-free weekend
Chief minister Nitish Kumar missed his date with Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, as the aircraft...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gurung signal to Lepchas
The GTA Sabha today passed a resolution seeking the inclusion of a proposed Lepcha council under it...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Most valuable player
In 1997, on my first trip to South Africa, I was driving with some friends from Cape Town to Port El...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Top-order fails as James swings it England's way
Sachin Tendulkar, for over two decades, has been synonymous to Indian cricket. In every rise and fa...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Nurse note on colleagues
Jacintha Saldanha, the Indian nurse who took her own life, was critical of senior colleagues at Kin...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Inflation less of an irritant
Inflation dropped to a 10-month low of 7.24 per cent in November, prompting finance minister P. Ch...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
In between rehearsing for her dance pieces at Kala Mandir, Sreenanda had a quick chat with t2.   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Safe roads for capital
Lane driving will be strictly enforced on Ranchi's reckless roads within a month.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Plea to pardon DHD-J conduit
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has pleaded before the court for granting pardon to Samir A...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Innocence lost in crime lab
Fourteen-year-old Rabi (name changed) is a well-known face in all police stations of the city. At a...   | Read..