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Modi slams Left & Third Front, goes soft on Mamata in Bengal

Updated: 05 February 2014, Wednesday, 18:00 hrs (IST)
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi made his debut in West Bengal in campaigning for the general elections late this year with a blistering attack on the Left parties and the Third Front, saying they will make India a “third rate” country. ...   | Read..

HC asks AAP & its leaders to reply to PIL on foreign funding

Updated: 05 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:25 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Aam Aadmi Party and its founding members, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on a plea for registration...   | Read..

Telengana rocks Parliament, Lok Sabha adjourned but manages to speak up for NE

Updated: 05 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:35 hrs (IST)
The Telangana issue rocked both Houses of Parliament on extended winter session’s first day, prompting Speaker Meira Kumar to adjourn the Lok Sabha for the day...   | Read..

Before Parliament session, Chidambaram gloomy , PM less so

Updated: 05 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:30 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Wednesday it was doubtful whether any key pieces of legislation, except for the vote-on-account, will be passed in the current sess...   | Read..

MicroSatya uploaded, Bill in backup

He buys more books than he can finish, signs up for more online courses than he can complete and quotes Oscar Wilde....   | Read..

I played with God & heard him go OMG!

God came to India yesterday. In the punyabhumi that is Bharat, there are 330 million and one gods and goddesses — the last, Santoshi Ma, being Bollywood’s ...   | Read..

India altered Bluestar plan, not us: UK

Britain today confirmed that it aided India in Operation Bluestar but the “assistance was purely advisory, limited and provided” over three months before the ...   | Read..

Minister quit jolt to Nitish before polls

In a major setback to the JD(U) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, social welfare minister Parveen Amanullah today resigned from the Nitish Kumar cabinet....   | Read..

PM condemns death, govt mulls panel

The Centre today proposed a five-member committee of former bureaucrats to look into the harassment of northeasterners, taking the cue from Rahul Gandhi’s suggestion ye...   | Read..

Finally, state keeps a promise

Chief minister Hemant Soren today handed a job letter to acid attack survivor Sonali Mukherjee, keeping his promise made to the gutsy 28-year-old woman who had almost los...   | Read..
Tiger Woods tees off at the Delhi Golf Club on Tuesday. (Reuters)
Nation RSS
Chief protester turns butt of protest
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today got a taste of his own medicine from Northeasterners pro...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Brushstrokes on busiest bridge
Howrah bridge is set to be repainted for the first time in eight years, a task as imposing as the 26...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Doubts on NTPC plant
Government officials have pointed to at least three hurdles to the Rs 10,000-crore NTPC project in...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Licence to flout food rules
From Wednesday, most eateries in Patna will function illegally.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha meet invite
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has invited leaders of various hill communities to attend the party's me...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A common agenda
The author is former foreign secretary of India   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Had a blast:
If Tiger Woods was battling an inconsistent form, it did not show on Tuesday. Woods, in his first o...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Cerebral, collaborative, not a bombastic boss
The selection of Satya Nadella as the Microsoft CEO, which was widely expected, was accompanied by ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
City surprise in spectrum race
The 2G spectrum auction has put the spotlight on Calcutta which has emerged as the only telecom cir...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
When the long arm falls short
UP police found minister Azam Khan's missing buffaloes in much less time than what their Jharkhand c...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
NPF fears power struggle
Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio's decision to contest Lok Sabha polls is likely to lead to a su...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Multi-level remedy for parking woes
The Kalinga Stadium area will shortly get a multi-level parking site.   | Read..