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Thursday , February 21 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999

Chopper cancel threat aimed at secrets

An inter-agency team now in Italy to ferret out details of bribery in the VVIP helicopter deal is carrying the subtle message that the purchase of 12 AgustaWestland helicopters would not be cancelled if its suppliers share full details of bribes that were paid to Indians for securing the contra...   | Read..

Balwa quizzed over 2G lawyer

Swan Telecom promoter and 2G suspect Shahid Usman Balwa was today questioned over a purported conversation between a former CBI prosecutor and another co-accused, Unitech...   | Read..

Sonia panel for Dalit act review

The Sonia Gandhi-headed National Advisory Council (NAC) has sought a review of the Dalit act and suggested strengthening existing provisions and including new offences. ...   | Read..

Shinde says sorry on budget session-eve

Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde expressed regret over his reference to “Hindu terror” after the Congress deliberated for long on the choice of words a...   | Read..

Focus to shift to chopper, drought

Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde’s expression of regret for his revelation that the BJP and RSS were conducting terror training camps is expected to pave th...   | Read..
Sania Mirza appears poised for match point, this time off the turf. ...  | Read
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Realty leash on House table

Homebuyers can now look forward to a Parliament-approved safety net....   | Read..

Internal probe gives all-clear

An internal probe into the Rs 3550-crore VVIP chopper deal ordered by defence minister A.K. Ant...   | Read..

Just shame? Not enough

Bhushan Behal wanted David Cameron to come and say “sorry”. In person....   | Read..

100-year poverty poser on Vedanta

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and environmentalists whether they want tribals to live in “abject povert...   | Read..

Transport card shelved

A proposed national transport card for access to public transport across cities has been shelved after running into proc...   | Read..

Stay on hangings till verdict in delay case

The Supreme Court has extended by six weeks the stay on the execution of four associates of slain bandit Veerappan and d...   | Read..

Suspect shot dead in Delhi court

A murder suspect was shot dead by a rival gang member inside a crowded court complex in Delhi this afternoon. ...   | Read..

Indians abducted

Gunmen attacked an oil vessel off the coast of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta, kidnapping six foreigners including ...   | Read..

Secretary sack sets off Akademi row

India’s most prestigious state-run art body has run into a controversy. Thanks to a Valentine’s Day sack order....   | Read..