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Government lowers growth projection for current fiscal to 5.7%

Updated: 17 December 2012, Monday;13:42 hrs (IST)
The government on Monday lowered the growth projection for the current financial year to 5.7-5.9 per cent from 7.6 per cent estimated earlier, while pitching for supportive monetary and fiscal policies to improve investor confidence....   | Read..

Mamata opposes cash transfer scheme

Updated: 17 December 2012, Monday;17:42 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday strongly opposed Centre's cash transfer scheme, saying the poor will not get the money as there is no mechanism to i...   | Read..

Gujarat polls: 38 per cent voting till 1pm

Updated: 17 December 2012, Monday;15:05 hrs (IST)
About 38 per cent average polling was recorded across 95 constituencies in Gujarat in the first five hours of the final phase of voting today, which will decide the fate of 8...   | Read..

SP wants quotas for Muslims

Updated: 17 December 2012, Monday;14:50 hrs (IST)
The Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded proportionate reservations for Muslims through a Constitutional amendment, as pressure mounted on it to vote for creating quotas for sc...   | Read..

GM assault cry before CM show

A group of masked men have been accused of assaulting a general manager of the largest private steel investor in Burdwan at his apartment complex in Durgapur....   | Read..

Tickled Bengal govt eyes post-Tata clues

Ratan Tata has revisited his affinity for Bengal and Singur, the comments less than a fortnight before his retirement making some Bengal leaders wonder if he is trying to...   | Read..

Triumph of great traditions

Why would 10 clever adults looking forward to a good dinner on a winter’s evening choose to spend three preprandial hours being delightfully nasty to one another about ...   | Read..

Poachers kill 21st rhino in Kaziranga

Poachers killed yet another rhino at Kaziranga National Park, the 21st in the park this year, last night and took away its horn amidst claims of heightened security. The ...   | Read..

Rally augurs hope for region

Hope for improved connectivity and stronger business ties between India and Asean countries rolled in on wheels in the form of a convoy of 31 cars carrying 124 participants o...   | Read..

Blue collars lace up for face-off

It’s time for corporate honchos to roll up their sleeves and change into sneakers to test their fitness and agility in sports. ...   | Read..

A road to Birsa’s iconic battle hill

The picturesque hills of Dombari Buru, which had turned red with blood when Birsa Munda led his legendary ulgulan (rebellion) against the British more than a century a...   | Read..

Woman bishop no bar in state

Less than a month after the Church of England voted against the appointment of women bishops, Ranchi’s Gossner Evangelical Lutheran (GEL) Church, Chotanagpur’...   | Read..
GM assault cry before CM show
Quote of the day
My dua is there should be peace in Pakistan and Hindustan
Rehman Malik
Pakistan interior minister
Nation RSS
Gujarat's unique urban voter muscle
No one is quite sure whether the unprecedented voter turnout ' 70.75 per cent ' in the first phase ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Quiver full of quips in Oxbridge war
Calcutta Club The Telegraph International Debate 2012, sponsored by the Ashok Hall Group of Schools...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
School too far for cycle-less girls
A delay by the government in supplying bicycles to girl students in Jungle Mahal has robbed them of...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Brace for gloomy mornings
A deserted Frazer Road off Gandhi Maidan is a delight for commuters. But Harishankar Singh could dri...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gurung casts Morcha net wide
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today took the first step towards a pan-India presence by holding a nati...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
House with a head
Sometimes, when seen from a distance and from a certain angle, houses look like persons. Just opposi...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Time is running out for India to square series
After a rare declaration, which came even before crossing the opponent team's total, India, perhaps...   | Read.. 
International RSS
So searing, parents forgo the last glimpse
The gunman in the Connecticut shooting blasted his way into the elementary school and then sprayed ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Small comfort from spectrum cash
The government is likely to earn around Rs 13,330 crore from the sale of spectrum this fiscal (2012...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
"Sachin is a GOD. But he should have retired 3 years ago!"
When we heard Lord Jeffrey Archer was coming to Calcutta, we couldn't stop ourselves from shooting o...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Tatanagar torture for old and disabled
If you are young and fit, run up the clean overbridge stairs, sprint on the spic-and-span platform p...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Another rhino killed in Kaziranga
Poachers killed another rhino at Kaziranga National Park and took away its horn amidst claims of he...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Marigold glitters in winter race
Winter blossoms have not only brightened up the grey skies and gloomy weather, but also have pushed...   | Read..