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Tuesday , January 8 , 2013
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Rape case off limits after court chaos

Even the magisterial “inquiry” preceding the bus gang-rape trial will be held behind closed doors, a court decided today after overcrowding and chaos in the courtroom prevented the accused being brought in for two hours....   | Read..

Glare on school age certificate

Delhi police today challenged the school age certificate that declares one of the December 16 rape-cum-murder accused as a minor, aged 17 years and six months....   | Read..

IIT agenda for Phds and global director

Key decisions taken by the IIT Council on Monday...   | Read..

Mutton chop? Try a worm instead

Dutch entomologist Dennis Oonincx would be happy if the world, in the new year, seeks to encourage the mass consumption of the subjects of his research....   | Read..

Guess why some BJP gents are shaky

From Nirmala Sitharaman’s verbal thuds and Meenakshi Lekhi’s sledgehammer blows to Smriti Irani’s theatrical entreaties, Vani Tripathi’s bouts of ...   | Read..
VIce-President Hamid Ansari and Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi at a meeting in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
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Chunnu back with Munnu

“Chunnu Raja” is back in the fold and “Munnu Raja” is ready for battle....   | Read..

Push for fast-track lady courts

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir today directed all high courts to immediately set up fast-...   | Read..

Cross-border jail push

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh should have an agreement or a wider protocol involving the Saarc countries to ensure spee...   | Read..

Kargil flights queue up for take-off

India’s civil aviation map will have a notable addition this week — Kargil. ...   | Read..

JMM makes a grab for BJP’s chair

Shibu Soren’s Jharkhand Mukti Morcha today decided to withdraw support to the BJP-led state government, acting on ...   | Read..

Cong tickled but waits

The Congress leadership is itching to snatch Jharkhand from the BJP but the high command has decided to hold its horses ...   | Read..

Agra tastes pie Calcutta lost

Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is gearing to showcase his state before global investors, an opportunity Mamata Banerjee m...   | Read..

Spotlight on marital rape

The Centre is set to make marital rape a crime under the Indian Penal Code if a committee headed by a former Supreme Cou...   | Read..

BJP snarls at ally’s ‘same coin’ jab

Janata Dal (United) MP Shivanand Tiwari today said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi were “...   | Read..

No-bail cry for verbal abuse

Even words aimed at offending a woman’s modesty should be made into a non-bailable offence, state governments have...   | Read..