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Thursday , January 24 , 2013
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Panel resists extreme response to rape

The Justice J.S. Verma committee has desisted from recommending the death penalty as well as chemical castration for rapists and reduction of the age for juvenile immunity. But it has said marital rape should not be exempt from punishment....   | Read..

Karnataka BJP MLAs resign

The BJP government in Karnataka plunged into a crisis today after 13 legislators, including two ministers, handed in their resignations in a mass walkout orchestrated by ...   | Read..

‘Consensus’ Rajnath back

Rajnath Singh was today “elected” unopposed as the BJP president in a choreographed show of unity that brought together L.K. Advani, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Sw...   | Read..

Rahul starts off on a positive note

If the 2014 election pits Narendra Modi against Rahul Gandhi, the Congress vice-president offered a sneak preview of how he will position himself....   | Read..

Found: 100 years of Punch

I’ll give ‘PUNCH’ a month, just a month, ...   | Read..
A girl perched on a pole during a protest for the gang rape victim at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi last December. PTI file picture
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Army shield on the line

Immunity for the security forces under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act should be withdrawn if...   | Read..

Fifteen-day ban on Kamal film

The Tamil Nadu government has banned actor Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam, two days ahead...   | Read..

Home secretary comes under fire

Union home secretary R.K. Singh faced the ire of the Justice J.S. Verma committee, which said he should have sought an apolo...   | Read..

Unhappy with rail food? Pick up phone

If you’re not happy with food served on a train or station, call 1800-111-321. The complaint will be addressed in ...   | Read..

Trinamul catch

The acting president of the Nationalist Congress Party’s Haryana wing Dinesh Joshi has switched over to Trinamul C...   | Read..

Hope for molecule memory

A chemical compound synthesised by scientists in Bengal could lead to molecule-scale memory devices for future informati...   | Read..

Posco licence row

The Odisha government today defended in the Supreme Court its decision to grant Korean steel major Posco licence to pros...   | Read..

SC nudge on torture claim

The Supreme Court today asked the fast-track court trying the December 16 gang rape case to examine, if necessary, the c...   | Read..

Teen found dead in UK canal

The search for missing Indian student Souvik Pal has ended in tragedy — the body of the 18-year-old was found at ...   | Read..