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Modi grabs limelight at BJP National Council meet

Updated: 02 March 2013, Saturday, 16.30 hrs (IST)
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, projected by many within the Bharatiya Janata Party as the next Prime Ministerial candidate, grabbed the limelight on Saturday at the National Council Meet when party president Rajnath Singh lauded him for three consecutive victories in Assembly polls....   | Read..

Diesel price for bulk consumers up;
non-subsidised LPG cut

Updated: 02 March 2013, Saturday, 18.37 hrs (IST)
The government-owned petroleum companies on Saturday increased the price of diesel price for bulk consumers such as the Railways by almost a rupee per litre, but cut the pric...   | Read..

Indian Railways’ site IRCTC reports record daily bookings of over 500,000 e-tickets

Updated: 02 March 2013, Saturday, 16.39 hrs (IST)
Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corp (IRCTC) booked more than 500,000 railway e-tickets on Friday, surpassing the earlier one-day sales record set in July last year....   | Read..

Govt tries to bottle tax haven genie

The finance ministry has agreed to amend a contentious tax proposal in the Finance Bill that had threatened to lift the veil and identify the real investors pumping money into India through tax havens like Mauritius....   | Read..

Work is worship: poll loser clings to minister’s chair for now

Work culture in Bengal has struck so deep a root that a minister will not vacate his chair as long as a Constitution clock keeps ticking in letter, not necessarily in spi...   | Read..

In throes, girl to Gandhi Ashram

She is so young and so delicate she cannot stand in a jostling crowd, but she can publicly call for the hanging of men. ...   | Read..

Hattrick headache for juggler Rio

The overwhelming majority of the Nagaland Peoples Front has left Neiphiu Rio, the jubilant likely chief minister-on-a-hattrick, with the difficult task of having too many MLA...   | Read..

100-hour strike hits life in Bodo belt, bike torched

Normal life was affected and a bike torched on the first day of the 100-hour bandh called by the Peoples’ Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement since midnigh...   | Read..

Meghalaya sets House in order

Mukul M. Sangma is all set to embark on a new innings as Meghalaya chief minister after AICC president Sonia Gandhi anointed him as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leade...   | Read..

Ex-allies to sit in Opposition

The United Democratic Party (UDP) and the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) have decided to occupy the Opposition benches in the Meghalaya Assembly....   | Read..

Manipur NPF pat for leaders

The Manipur unit of Nagaland People’s Front today congratulated its Nagaland leadership on its convincing comeback to power in the just-concluded Assembly polls....   | Read..
Govt tries to bottle tax haven genie
Quote of the day
Its now or never
Pervez Musharraf
on his return to Pakistan
Nation RSS
Jaitley cloud hangs over 'unity show'
The suspicion that the underhand attempts to access Arun Jaitley's call data records could be the h...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Couple's mati-manush tale with roots in Kentucky and shoots in Calcutta farm
Aparajita Sengupta, a 25-year-old English literature student doing her PhD in Indian cinema, and De...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Slide worry for Left before panchayat polls
The sharp drop in the Left's vote share in the Assembly bypolls is the continuation of a slide that...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Sir, a rose for you on your birthday (errr... it's plucked from Assembly garden)
In the corporate world, wishing the boss on birthday with bouquets is in vogue. In politics, leaders...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
GTA staff lift Mohan gherao
A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha employees' front that had blocked out GTA principal secretary Saumitra Moh...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Small signs of the times
With nine months left for another Lok Sabha election, last Monday's national debating tournament at ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Time to redraw the battle lines
You may like or dislike Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but you simply can't afford to ignore him.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Meat cleaver and a soup bowl of jargon
Sequester, meat cleaver, fiscal cliff, ATRA, ATM   | Read.. 
Business RSS
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US-based Mylan Inc is buying the specialties subsidiary of Strides Arcolab for $1.6 billion (Rs 9,0...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
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Jharkhand RSS
CID cell trap for eve-teasers
The anti-teasing cell at the all-women police station in Ranchi, set up by the CID in December 2012,...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Rhino toll 11 in two months
Kaziranga National Park witnessed the killing of yet another rhino by poachers last night, taking t...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Central winds jack up Celsius
The Celsius charts would have anyone believe that April is here even though we are just stepping in...   | Read..