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Police officer shot dead in violence at Calcutta college over elections

Updated: 12 February 2013, Tuesday, 15.07hrs (IST)
A known criminal shot dead a Kolkata Police officer in the city’s Garden Reach area on Tuesday morning in ugly violence over college elections....   | Read..
 

Where is the recovery? Industrial output unexpectedly shrinks

Updated: 12 February 2013, Tuesday, 14.00hrs (IST)
Industrial production unexpectedly shrank for a second straight month in December, weighed down by weak investment and consumer demand, casting doubt on ...   | Read..
 

Retail inflation stays in double digits

Updated: 12 February 2013, Tuesday, 14.00hrs (IST)
Rising for the fourth consecutive month, retail inflation remained in double digits at 10.79 per cent in January, driven by higher prices of vegetables...   | Read..
 

Rarest resignation on earth

Pope Benedict XVI has announced he will stand down, stunning the world by delivering one of the most dramatic moments in centuries of Vatican history....   | Read..
 

Indian votes in next choice

Several cardinals from India are expected to be in the papal college that will pick the next pontiff of 1.2 billion Catholics, half of whom live in the global south at a ...   | Read..
 

Cardinal says he’s surprised

Cardinal Telesphore P. Toppo (74) today expressed surprise at the sudden announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would step down on grounds of ill health....   | Read..
 

Letter at Zero Dark Seven

Wails rose from a home that was already in mourning when a letter was delivered this morning — carrying a “Speed Post” label and 51 hours too late....   | Read..
 

Digha therapy beckons

Mamata Banerjee will spend two nights in Digha but only the chief minister can tell if she will heed doctors’ advice and treat the seaside retreat as a soothing hol...   | Read..
 

Power ministry push for NTPC plant

Union power ministry is understood to have decided to go ahead with its 1980MW project covering Chatra and Hazaribagh districts, overriding coal ministry objections but h...   | Read..
 
Rarest resignation on earth
 
 
Quote of the day
Though the Canon Law has provisions for resignation… I never expected this to happen
Cardinal Telespore P. Toppo
after the Pope’s announcement
Nation RSS
Afzal pens 'last message' for wife, son
Afzal Guru's last request to Tihar jail officials was for a pen and paper.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Raj Bhavan welcomes with 'na... na'
The governor of West Bengal has invited you to be his guest at the Raj Bhavan gardens but don't be s...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Snub to Delhi minister
Union minority affairs minister K. Rahman Khan said in Calcutta today that his request for an appoi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Ta price for high living
A dream home in the skies with all modern facilities is on offer for citizens aspiring slices of goo...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Low Lepcha turnout at Darj meet
A Lepcha association that supports the creation of the community's development board under the GTA ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Capitalism and equality
There is a view that the real problem with capitalism is that there is no equality of opportunity un...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Sourav supports selectors' decision to drop Gambhir
Sourav Ganguly has never minced words. Neither as a player, nor now when he dons the commentator's ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Mission to revive faith plagued by scandal
Benedict XVI always cast himself as the reluctant pope, a shy bookworm who preferred solitary walks...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Subsidy sop for oil firms
The finance ministry has issued a "comfort letter" that promises Rs 25,000 crore additional subsidy...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE!
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Jharkhand RSS
A day after Rhino kill, it's time to unwind and rewind
Unlike his normal regime of waking up early to hit the gym, German hockey ace Moritz Fürste slept ti...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Dispur, EC firm on panchayat polls
The state election commission and Dispur appear determined to go through the third and final phase ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Over, around and now under
First, it was a flyover and an underpass. Then, a flyover and a roundabout. Soon after, the plan wa...   | Read..