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Wednesday , December 26 , 2012
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Constable falls to capital protests

Deepak Tomar, 20, was so inspired by his policeman father that he wanted to follow him into the force, till his dream lay shattered this foggy Christmas morning....   | Read..

SC deadline for rape trials

The Supreme Court has directed all high courts to ensure that rape trials are completed within two months and other criminal cases too are tried speedily....   | Read..

Marriage, rolled & unrolled in bidi

Merina Khatun, 20, was divorced by her husband last week because she couldn’t roll enough bidis a day to supplement the family income. She had left school aged 10...   | Read..

Hemant presents list of demands

Making a cautious play for his pound of flesh, deputy chief minister and JMM scion Hemant Soren today met his boss chief minister Arjun Munda with a new charter of demand...   | Read..

Kidnap FIR on Sita Soren

Ranchi police today registered an FIR against JMM legislator Sita Soren — one of several politicians being probed by the CBI over allegations of exchange of cash in the...   | Read..
Subhash Chand Tomar’s daughter Jyoti (left) is consoled by a family member at his funeral in New Delhi on Tuesday. Picture by Prem Singh
Constable falls to capital protests
Quote of the day
The public is responsible for this... can they return my father?
Deepak Tomar
son of the dead constable
Nation RSS
Dikshit, cops trade salvos in rape case
A war of words has broken out between Sheila Dikshit and Delhi police following the leak of a purpo...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
California girl on mission Piyali
The director at a village school 90 minutes from south Calcutta adjusts her sari, attends to morning...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Abolished: Haldia office with land brief
The office of the additional district magistrate that looked after land acquisition in Haldia has b...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
euphoria on Xmas
The early morning haze lifted as revellers welcomed a pleasant Christmas on Tuesday morning ' at hom...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Kin FIR on bruised, dead newborn
The family of a woman, who was admitted to the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for a Caes...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
All fall down
The recent re-election of Narendra Modi and his party to the state legislature in Gujarat for the th...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Kaps: Haven't seen swing bowler like Bhuvneshwar in a long time
India lost a match they should have won, considering they were 75 for no loss after 10 overs, but t...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Drugs aim to make cancers self-destruct
For the first time ever, three pharmaceutical companies are poised to test whether new drugs can wo...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Global cue to set diesel price
The Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2012-17) draft proposes to align domestic diesel prices with global rat...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Man and Woman 2012
What to say about the man who has been dishing out blockbusters as randomly and as quickly as the c...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Spot fine leash on station litterbugs
nStation etiquette #1   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Cash transfer 'launch' through PF
Assam will see the launch of the direct cash transfer scheme for tea garden employees to check frau...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
World-class hurdles for station
The proposed world-class railway station project in Bhubaneswar hangs in balance with the Centre ye...   | Read..