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SC’s message: Invest on the ground only AFTER getting all clearances

Updated: 08 January 2014, Wednesday, 15:20 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that huge investment made by companies in coal blocks without getting clearance cannot be a ground for not cancelling licences and asked the Centre to respond whether it intends to de-allocate such allocations....   | Read..

Bhushan blames BJP-affiliated groups for attack on AAP office

Updated: 08 January 2014, Wednesday, 15:50 hrs (IST)
Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan, who is under fire for his remarks on Kashmir, on Wednesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affi...   | Read..

Gaffe more telling than million letters

The National Commission for Women (NCW) today confused the father of the girl who died after being raped twice with that of another girl gang-raped in the same district in Be...   | Read..

Pride stands before deal

Negotiations between India and the US to resolve the spat over the arrest of Devyani Khobragade have hit a wall over a new proposal by American prosecutors to allow the d...   | Read..

Ganguly speaks of ‘hostile approach’

Former judge Asok Kumar Ganguly, whose resignation from the helm of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission was accepted today, has said he stepped down on account of the hos...   | Read..

Monitor push for mega investments

Jharkhand Inc. received a favourable push today when Anil Swarup, the chairman of the seven-month-old but high-profile Project Monitoring Group (PMG) under Prime MinisterR...   | Read..

Tension, confusion in Karbi Anglong

The atmosphere in the Guwahati-Jorhat Jan Shatabdi Express was normal at Guwahati. Another 200km and past Lumding, from where it enters Karbi Anglong district, the mood chang...   | Read..

State bears brunt of Congress strike

A 12-hour state-wide strike called by the state Congress today demanding dismissal of the Naveen Patnaik government in the wake of Justice M.B. Shah Commission report on ...   | Read..

Bihari pride storm over DGP letter

A letter from director-general of police Abhayanand to his counterpart in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has sparked a political row with the BJP using it to hit...   | Read..

Teased couple thrown off train

Absence of railway police on board put a newly married couple in a harrowing situation inside a passenger train when the woman was teased by a dozen youths and her protes...   | Read..
For several hours on Tuesday, some Congress optimists thought electoral manna had dropped from heaven. ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Priyanka is an important member of the family
Janardan Dwivedi
Nation RSS
Box office hit but only supporting role
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra can stoke bigger media frenzy than any other Congress leader, if the buzz ove...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Where have all the buses gone?
Wait and wait and wait for a bus.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Rights cell reduced to former cop
The state human rights commission has become virtually defunct with the resignation of chairperson ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Ban cloud on big projects
Several big-budget infrastructure projects are caught in the wrangle over the recent high court ban ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Fog cuts off Bagdogra
Twelve Bagdogra-bound flights, among them five from Calcutta, were cancelled today because of heavy...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Patriots and the game
two World Wars, a number of wars of other dimensions, revolutions, revolutions which some chose to ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Eden abuzz with activities
The Eden, on Tuesday morning, bubbled with the excitement of a kid who is anxious to show off his n...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Eight BNP leaders arrested
Eight top leaders of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), including its vice-president, were arr...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Payout pressure mounts
The finance ministry has stepped up pressure on blue-chip PSUs to pay higher or special dividends t...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Autos vow to run over rules
Auto drivers are up in arms against a one-way rule clamped for three-wheelers on a 2km stretch of Ci...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Cross-border hunt for KLO
India is looking for Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) leaders in Nepal and Myanmar where the ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Cong, BJD in cash clash on poll eve
An alleged attack by Congress activists on a BJD candidate for "moving around with cash" late last ...   | Read..