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SC stays execution of Khalistani terrorist Bhullar

Updated: 31 January 2014, Friday, 13:05 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar and agreed to review an earlier judgment by which it had rejected the 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict's plea to commute his death sentence to life term....   | Read..
 

Didi’s 3D: Delhi, dynasty & danga face

Mamata Banerjee today announced that the time had come for a change of guard in Delhi and made loud and clear her disapproval of both Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi as potent...   | Read..
 

Not bad, can do better

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday led a mass tribute to martyrs, saluting for a minute at the Brigade rally that coincided with Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary that is observed as the national Martyrs’ Day...   | Read..
 

Naysayer ignominy for Nitish ticket

The refusal of JD(U) top guns denied Rajya Sabha re-nominations to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha battle could well augment Nitish Kumar’s current image deficit. Is ...   | Read..
 

Death sentence for Ulfa chief

Ulfa’s commander-in-chief Paresh Barua was today sentenced to death by a Bangladesh special court, infusing optimism in North Block about his entrapment. ...   | Read..
 

Tuki, Gogoi seek probe into killings

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki said this evening that he would request the Union home ministry to institute an independent inquiry into the killings at Tarasso (...   | Read..
 

Governor finalises VC posts

Y.C. Simhadri has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Patna University for the second time. ...   | Read..
 

Sonia ignores CM’s attack

Sonia Gandhi today used the foundation-laying event of Aligarh Muslim University’s centre here to kick off the Congress’s campaign for the Lok Sabha polls, bl...   | Read..
 

Govt fund whip on record dance

The culture department has decided that state fund cannot be used to host dance shows involving skimpily clad girls gyrating provocatively to recorded music in the glare of p...   | Read..
 

Karat eyes tie-up with BJD

CPM general secretary Prakash Karat today said his party was trying to forge a pre-poll alliance with the BJD in the state....   | Read..
 

Hooch death blame on cough syrup

The Justice A.S. Naidu Commission, which probed into the hooch tragedy in Cuttack and Khurda districts, has found Epeecarm or cinnamon water, a medicinal preparation with hig...   | Read..
 

Time to spruce up your acting skills

Those bitten by the acting bug can now hope to hone their skills and get proper training at a city-based institute called Actors’ Studio....   | Read..
 

Nine held after mid-sea clash

Fishermen attacked turtle patrol vessels in the prohibited waters of Gahirmatha sanctuary near the Ekakula coast. This is second incident of fishermen clashing with the a...   | Read..
 

Rehab issue sparks protest at Posco site

Protesters today picketed at three entry points to Nuagaon gram panchayat to stop government and company officials from entering the proposed Posco project villages over ...   | Read..
 

Chakka jam for Sabita tears

The anger against JMM for backing an “outsider” in Rajya Sabha over the widow of popular leader Sudhir Mahto reached a new pitch today, with the powerful Kurm...   | Read..
 

4 new tribes get counted

Four new tribal groups from Jharkhand are all set to be included in the list of scheduled tribes (ST) as the Centre has accepted a proposal sent by the state government in th...   | Read..
 

Tax to hike cable TV rates

Jharkhand High Court today upheld imposition of entertainment tax by the state government on cable and direct to home (DTH) services, making television viewing a slightl...   | Read..
 
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