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Verma files report, says praise for police chief was shocking

Updated: 23 January 2013, Wednesday ;18:00 hrs (IST)
Home Secretary R K Singh on Wednesday got a rap on his knuckles from former Chief Justice of India J S Verma for his praise of Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar in the aftermath of the Delhi gang-rape, saying he was shocked to hear this when an apology was expected....   | Read..

Rajnath becomes BJP chief, faces challenges within party

Updated: 23 January 2013, Wednesday ;18:00 hrs (IST)
Pitchforked by circumstances, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh was unanimously elected party president on Wednesday but he faces the immediate challenge...   | Read..

Karnataka BJP’s crisis deepens as 2 ministers quit assembly

Updated: 23 January 2013, Wednesday ;18:00 hrs (IST)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka faced a fresh crisis as two ministers resigned and 11 more MLAs loyal to former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa announced th...   | Read..

Grandpa war fells Gadkari

Rajnath Singh is set to be BJP president, capping an internecine battle that saw two white-moustachioed patriarchs biting the dust but not before thwarting each other....   | Read..

Safety device in the works

The Centre is planning to develop an electronic personal safety device that can send distress signals to emergency helpline numbers in case of accidents or assaults even ...   | Read..

Obama’s Chamberlain phrase

When Barack Obama spoke on the steps of Capitol Hill yesterday, echoes of his speech immediately reverberated in Jerusalem more than anywhere else. If anyone doubted whether ...   | Read..

Minister faces CBI probe

Gauhati High Court today ordered a CBI probe into allegations against Assam hill areas development minister Khorsing Engti of harassing two teenaged sisters by branding them ...   | Read..

Koda aide held in Indonesia

A Madhu Koda aide, on the run since August 2010, was detained today in Indonesia in connection with multi-crore money laundering charges against the former Jharkhand chi...   | Read..

In Class III, but can’t read schoolbooks of juniors

A national status report of education by a reputable agency has revealed Jharkhand’s latest shame score — nearly 70 per cent of Class III children can’t...   | Read..
Grandpa war fells Gadkari
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