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From Adhir to Prince of Arcot: State cover under SC scanner

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 19.45hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Union government, all states and Union territories to furnish details of expenses incurred on providing security to various categories of persons including people with criminal background and kith and kin of VVIPs....   | Read..

Tripura maintains record of huge voter turnout

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 19.51hrs (IST)
Tripura witnessed a massive turnout of 91.6 per cent of 23,52,505 voters in peaceful polling on Thursday for the 60-member House. The percentage of polling could rise as ...   | Read..

40% voting in Tripura till noon

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 14.40hrs (IST)

What talks? Maldives denies India's claim

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 14.41hrs (IST)
Maldives on Thursday denied India's claim that it held discussions with Indian officials regarding former President Mohamed Nasheed, who sought “refuge” at ...   | Read..

Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 19.41hrs (IST)
South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting d...   | Read..

WPI inflation down in January

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 14.450hrs (IST)
Inflation measured by the wholesale price index (WPI) declined for the fourth straight month, to 6.62 per cent in January, despite a rise in prices of food items like vegetab...   | Read..

SBI third-quarter net profit up, despite higher provisioning for bad loans

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 14.46hrs (IST)
The State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, on Thursday reported a marginal 4.08 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 3,396 crore for the third quarter e...   | Read..

India's gold demand dips by 12% in 2012: WGC

Updated: 14 February 2013, Thursday, 16.06hrs (IST)
The country's gold demand dipped by 12 per cent in 2012 to 864.2 tonne, mainly on account of higher import duties, jewellers strike over proposed measures to curb im...   | Read..

Fear of mutiny forces action

An assessment that seething anger may snowball into an uprising in the force prompted the Calcutta police top brass to bypass a directive from a senior politician to “g...   | Read..

The ‘saab’ in the FIR

Police have included “a person whom people were referring to as chairman saab” in one of the first information reports related to the murder of sub-ins...   | Read..

SI’s shocked face saved targeted boy

One of the images that stood out in the stunning footage of the Garden Reach shooting was of a shirtless man ducking during the melee and then stumbling while running....   | Read..

Sahara Roy’s assets frozen

Market regulator Sebi today ordered a freeze of all bank accounts of Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy and the attachment of all his movable and immovable properties in an at...   | Read..

Dispur to seek CBI probe

Dispur has ordered Goalpara and Kamrup district administrations to register cases of violence that marred the panchayat poll in the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council area yeste...   | Read..

Eatery busts a food myth

The “myth” that Assamese food cannot go global seems to be on the way out. The first Assamese speciality restaurant outside Assam, Axomi, which has opened in B...   | Read..

Palamau tiger plan nixed

Jharkhand’s roar has ended in a whimper....   | Read..

Worthy women, please stand up

The land of yesteryear tribal superwomen Singi Dei, Phulo, Jhano, Runia, Jhunia does not have a single name to offer as a recommendation to Stree Shakti Puraskar 2012....   | Read..
Minati Chowdhury, the widow of police officer Tapas Chowdhury, and their 14-year-old son Tamal prepare for a puja in his memory at their home in Thaku ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Everybody feels at home here in Delhi
Sheila Dikshit
after Delhi was voted India’s ‘most lovable city’ in an online poll
Nation RSS
'Skyfall' chopper crores safe, says Antony
Defence minister A.K. Antony today said India would recover the amount it has paid in the euro 560-...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Cop family marks Mamata absent
Abdus Subhan, 27   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
State in favour of two-phase polls
The government has proposed that the panchayat polls be held in two phases, appearing to take a mid...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Traffic big idea: toll on roads
For a police force that struggles with managing the city's chaotic traffic, the department does come...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Arms den arrests linked to Trinamul
Police today said they busted an illegal arms manufacturing den in Kaliachak last night and caught ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Fall in word and spirit
It is the time for West Bengal to create landmarks. First, the denial of a rape; second, the arrest ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Champions Bengal not overconfident
A disappointing Ranji Trophy campaign seems to be a thing of the past for Bengal. As the defending ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Obama's Afghan plan worries India
Without mentioning India even once, President Barack Obama posed a huge foreign policy challenge be...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Trade deficit adds to worry
India posted its second highest monthly trade deficit of $20 billion in January, piling pressure o...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Designer daddy!
"I am going straight to Hollywood! It's fantastic!" laughs Anil Kapoor after checking his pictures o...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Ash Wednesday blessings
Vatican visitor Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect Propaganda Fide of the Holy See, held a mass for 5...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Repoll uncertain in riot zone
Different organisations representing tribal communities of the state were up in arms against the As...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Guns to guard seat of power
Police today decided not to give permission for rallies and demonstrations involving more than 2,00...   | Read..