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Rape accused arrested in Bihar

Updated: 20 April 2013, Saturday, 14:56 hrs (IST)
Police have arrested the man suspected to have raped and brutalised the five-year-old Delhi girl whose case sparked widespread protests and clashes with the police on Saturday....   | Read..

Protesters clash with police in Delhi over rape of 5-yr-old, condition of girl stable

Updated: 20 April 2013, Saturday, 14:30 hrs (IST)
Protests erupted in the national capital on Saturday demanding justice for the five-year-old girl who was brutally raped and punishment for policemen for their insensitivity ...   | Read..

Musharraf remanded to judicial custody
till May 4

Updated: 20 April 2013, Saturday, 13:45 hrs (IST)
Former President Pervez Musharraf was on Saturday remanded to judicial custody for a fortnight by an anti-terrorism court in the Pakistani capital, a day after his arrest in a case over the imposition of emergency rule in 2007. ...   | Read..

China quake kills 102, more than 2,200 injured

Updated: 20 April 2013, Saturday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit a remote, mostly rural and mountainous area of southwestern China's Sichuan province on Saturday, killing at least 102 people and i...   | Read..

Chits come home to roost

From Mamata Banerjee’s backyard in Harish Chatterjee Street to Contai in East Midnapore, a contagion of protests is spreading in several parts of Bengal....   | Read..

How Sen bowed his way to the top

Sudipto Sen virtually stooped to conquer — bowing readily before those in power, peppering conversations with “Sir” and managing to avoid unwelcome rada...   | Read..

Chechen dies, 1m freeze in hunt for Boston bombers

Thousands of officers with rifles and armoured vehicles swarmed the streets in and around Boston on Friday, hunting for a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Mar...   | Read..

Zubeen defies Ulfa diktat

In a state that has normally accepted Ulfa diktats quite meekly, or has at best attempted to quietly ignore them as “just one of those”, singer Zubeen Garg last night ...   | Read..

Hindi is an official language

Article 343 of the Constitution states that Hindi in Devnagari script is the official language of India. The general misconception is that it is the national language. ...   | Read..

Security for singer

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi today lauded singer Zubeen Garg for singing Hindi songs at Bihu function defying Ulfa’s diktat....   | Read..

State hails rainy third Nor’wester

After tempestuous Wednesday, it was torrential Friday....   | Read..

Holy offering now smarter

Ramnavami or the festival that celebrates the birth of Ram, an avatar of Vishnu, has effected a historic change at Baidyanath Dham here, one of the 12 most revered pilgrim sp...   | Read..
A furious agent seeks the chief ministerís intervention to ensure some other investor takes over the Saradha Group. Picture by Bivas Lodh
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