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Tuesday , January 7 , 2014
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Governor accepts justice Ganguly's resignation from human rights body

Updated: 07 January 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
West Bengal’s Governor M K Narayanan has accepted the resignation of Justice Ashok Kumar Ganguly as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, highly-placed sources said Tuesday....   | Read..

Mamta to Mamata: suspend errant cops in gang-rape case

Updated: 07 January 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
The National Commission for Women on Tuesday demanded that the West Bengal government suspend the police officials who allegedly ill-treated the family of a 16-year-old girl ...   | Read..

Devyani seeks indictment deadline extension, Bharara opposed

Updated: 07 January 2014, Tuesday, 14:40 hrs (IST)
Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has sought a one-month extension of the deadline for charging her in the visa fraud case but her plea has been opposed by the prosecution, even as the US ...   | Read..

Plucked: secret of lily-white image

If Naveen Patnaik invites Mamata Banerjee to a federal front dinner at his home, don’t be shocked in case a keen-eyed and well-informed Ajit fan among the guests blurts out: “Lily! Don’t be silly.”...   | Read..

Court order to set up green regulator

The Supreme Court today overruled the Centre and directed it to set up a national regulator to deal with the mandatory environmental impact assessment processes for forest-re...   | Read..

For Hasina, India swims against tide

The developments in Bangladesh are compounding the challenges before India’s foreign policy establishment which today decided to recognise Sheikh Hasina’s “...   | Read..

Munda answers NaMo call

Former chief minister and senior BJP leader Arjun Munda will not be contesting the coming Lok Sabha elections, indicating he would like to be the party’s backroom boy ...   | Read..
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