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Thursday , January 30 , 2014

Mamata to millions: TMC to fight Cong, CPM, BJP -– and corruption        

Updated: 30 January 2014, Thursday, 15:45 hrs (IST)
Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Mamata on Thursday said her party would go it alone in the Lok Sabha elections and renewed her call for a federal front. ...   | Read..

Supreme Court refuses to discharge Jayalalithaa from income tax case

Updated: 30 January 2014, Thursday, 13:15 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to discharge Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her associate S Sasikalaa from three cases against them for not filing income tax returns from 1991-94, and set a time limit of four months to complete the trial....   | Read..

Backlash against carpetbaggers

A backlash has begun in Assam against the decades-old practice of foisting carpetbaggers on states to facilitate their entry to Parliament without contesting popular election...   | Read..

Corridor hits Bengal bump

The ambitious eastern freight corridor has run into a tricky federal speed-breaker. ...   | Read..

India’s air worst in the world

A global analysis of how nations tackle environmental challenges has ranked India 155 among 178 nations and labelled the country’s air quality among the worst in the wo...   | Read..

10 dead in clashes along border

At least 10 people were killed and eight injured when armed men from Arunachal Pradesh allegedly fired on a group of people from Assam trying to prevent them from encroaching...   | Read..

Gangs of Nirbheek women

The pepper spray is passé — ladies get your gun now and be nirbheek (fearless)....   | Read..

Tiwari wages war on Nitish

Former JD(U) spokesperson and outgoing Rajya Sabha MP Shivanand Tiwari has waged a virtual war against chief minister Nitish Kumar....   | Read..

Together in turf tussle for AMU

Nitish Kumar will join the Congress chief, Sonia Gandhi, in laying the foundation stone of the Kishanganj centre of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) tomorrow in response to th...   | Read..

JMM insiders fume at outsider

JMM supremo Shibu Soren has not accepted the resignation of its three disgruntled MLAs, who lashed out against the party whip to withdraw Sabita Mahto’s candidature...   | Read..

Sajal buys time for take-off

Households buy cars, states buy copters, but both take time. ...   | Read..
Sanjay Singh, the Sultanpur MP who has filed his Rajya Sabha nomination from Assam, and his wife Amita, a potential Lok Sabha candidate from Sultanpur if Varun Gandhi contests from there, in Guwahati on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos
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