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Tuesday , February 4 , 2014
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NTPC tells Reliance-owned discoms to clear dues or face 2000mw supply cuts

Updated: 04 February 2014, Tuesday, 14:58 hrs (IST)
NTPC Ltd, the government-owned power producer, on Tuesday told Reliance Group distributors BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna it may be forced to suspend electricity supply to them they fail to clear their outstanding bills in time....   | Read..

Rajiv Gandhi case: SC reserves order on convicts' plea for life

Updated: 04 February 2014, Tuesday, 14:58 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on the plea of death row convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking commutation of their sentence to life imprisonm...   | Read..

In centennial corner, Indian spring

Just one way of reporting this is to tell it like a story of contrasting men in winter....   | Read..

CAT among police pigeons in Bengal

A tribunal has quashed the appointment of five IPS officers to the post of director-general of police in Bengal, including the state police chief, following a complaint o...   | Read..

In tragedy, a role reversal

Arvind Kejriwal is following in the footsteps of Rahul Gandhi, for a change....   | Read..

NE to lead growth in 12th Plan

The Northeast will continue to grow faster than the rest of the country in the Twelfth Plan, the deputy chairman of Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, said here...   | Read..

BJP in a spot over fourth candidate

The BJP state unit is in a catch-22 situation on the issue of supporting ace sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra in the Rajya Sabha election....   | Read..

Cong walkout in Odisha House

The Opposition today moved a no-confidence motion against the Naveen Patnaik government even as governor S.C. Jamir highlighted its achievements in his address to the Ass...   | Read..

Collision kills 9, sparks mob fury

Nine passengers of a pick-up van were killed this morning in a head-on collision with a trailer on Hatgamharia-Jagannath Road, West Singhbhum, the accident spurring massi...   | Read..

Teacher denies dead boy was his student

A child’s death has polarised a Chanho hamlet 40km from the capital, with parents and schoolchildren ganging up against a teacher charged with fatal assault and the...   | Read..
Khushwant Singh: Surrounded patriarch (File picture)
In centennial corner, Indian spring
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Nation RSS
Battle shadow hangs over last session
The government today betrayed its fears that the BJP intended to block the Telangana bill as well a...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
First look: museum after makeover
The Indian Museum, which turned 200 on Sunday, will reopen on Tuesday. It was closed since September...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Just what party didn't need
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who had once rued the CPM's contribution of "gherao" to the dictionary, ha...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
CITY OF FEAR: 2km chase of
A tease-and-chase episode on the city's roads on Sunday has again highlighted the increasing number...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Village finger at CPM for murders
Neighbours of the four men who had been found dead at a village in Balaram yesterday said today tha...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Modernizing populism
I devoted two columns to the prime minister's complaints against his contemporaries that they were u...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
A quiet arrival for Woods
Tiger Woods made a quiet arrival in the capital on Monday evening for a short visit to the country....   | Read.. 
International RSS
Economy toll on Bangla
The worst fear of the business community in Bangladesh has come true as the central bank has cut its...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Cash clue in spectrum show
The government's gambit to auction spectrum ahead of the interim budget is paying off with bids lik...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Lid off state's food safety farce
The time has come to watch out for not what you eat, but where you eat.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Cops cane KMSS protesters
Police today fired tear gas shells and caned Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti activists who were protes...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Goons strike, loot Rs 77 lakh
In true Bollywood style, armed goons fired on a cash van of a bank, injured its two guards and fled...   | Read..