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CIMA Gallary

AAP scoffs at Binny's charges, insists he had asked for Lok Sabha ticket

Updated: 16 January 2014, Thursday, 15:45 hrs (IST)
The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday sought to dismiss the allegations levelled by its legislator Vinod Kumar Binny and said disciplinary action would be initiated against him for “baseless accusations” against the party....   | Read..

AAP deviating from principles, defrauding people, says rebel Binny

Updated: 16 January 2014, Thursday, 12:55 hrs (IST)

Court places curbs on media reporting of allegations against former SC judge

Updated: 16 January 2014, Thursday, 16:50 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Thursday restrained the media from publishing and telecasting the contents of a law intern's complaint of sexual harassment against former ...   | Read..

Tharoor caught in tweet war between wife, Pak woman journalist

Updated: 16 January 2014, Thursday, 17:05 hrs (IST)
Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Thursday landed in a controversy over a cross-border tweet war involving his wife and a Pakistani woman journalist in which allegations ...   | Read..

Struggle for education… and strife

Private schools are not popular in rural eastern India but private tuition is becoming almost indispensable, according to an extensive survey whose findings suggest teaching ...   | Read..

Student death in poll shadow

An undergraduate student fell prey to suspected campus politics in Bengal today, underscoring the state’s refusal to learn from another college poll-related murder ...   | Read..

AAP flies into blunt Gopi

Capt. Gopinath, India’s budget airline pioneer who recently joined the Aam Aadmi Party, today asked the party to desist from “cheap and populist measures...   | Read..

Blitz ’em, if PM won’t brag

Staring at diminished electoral returns in 2014, the UPA is set to unleash a mega propaganda blitz dovetailed into Rahul Gandhi’s promotion to the fore of the Congress ...   | Read..

Lalu ripples in state govt

The Congress’s indecision over continuing an alliance with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for the coming Lok Sabha elections is threatening the future of the Hemant Soren...   | Read..

Gumla home’s ‘major’ headache

Gumla observation home, which drew censure from child rights activists when a pressure cooker blew up in November 2013, injuring three resident boys, courted controversy ...   | Read..

Dispur moots new Lokayukta

The Assam government will repeal the existing Lokayukta act, to enact a new and effective legislation on the lines of the Centre’s Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013....   | Read..

SAT quota punch jolts Naveen govt

The Naveen Patnaik government is in a fix after the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) struck down Orissa Reservation of Posts and Services (for Socially and Educationally ...   | Read..

SC glare on intern delay

The Supreme Court today wondered why an intern took time to level allegations of sexual misconduct against former judge Swatanter Kumar and it refrained from ordering ...   | Read..

Nitish turns up heat on graft in govt

Chief minister Nitish Kumar today instructed government departments to dispose of around 800 cases of corruption pending against public servants within two months. ...   | Read..

IT-YT Lalu now on Twitter

Lalu Prasad, the man who had developed his unique brand of mass contact social media in the nineties and had once famous shunned technology as “Yeh IT-YT kya hota ...   | Read..
IT minister Kapil Sibal and actress Juhi Chawla at the launch of an ‘Exchange for Change’ programme for Indian and Pakistani schoolchildren in New Del ...  | Read
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