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Thursday , February 6 , 2014
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BSES moves SC to stop NTPC from cutting power over unpaid bills

Updated: 06 February 2014, Thursday, 13:05 hrs (IST)
The two Reliance Group-owned power distribution companies in Delhi on Thursday approached the Supreme Court against NTPC's notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues. ...   | Read..

Second day of Parliament washed out over Telangana, other issues

Updated: 06 February 2014, Thursday, 16:20 hrs (IST)
Controversy over Telangana along with a number of other issues washed out proceedings in Parliament for the second day on Thursday. Two members, including one Congress me...   | Read..

Modi dishes out laddoos too bitter for Didi to swallow before polls

Narendra Modi today saw something that no BJP leader had ever seen from a party platform in Bengal: over 1.5 lakh people. Then he proceeded to address a single individual who...   | Read..

Rethink on sledgehammer swagger

The disclosures in the UK on its advice to India on Operation Bluestar in 1984 has led to a revision in the understanding of the military leadership that designed and led the...   | Read..

Lawyers begin strike

Lawyers under the aegis of the Central Action Committee of All Western Odisha Bar Associations today started an indefinite hunger strike outside the office of the revenue...   | Read..

House to take up no-trust against BJD

A no-confidence motion, moved by the Congress against the Naveen Patnaik government, will be taken up for discussion on February 12. The BJP has decided to support the Co...   | Read..

Funds breather for MLAs

Bihar legislators now have something to cheer about. They have been empowered to recommend work under the Chief Minister Area Development Scheme (CMADS) up to Rs 7.5 lak...   | Read..

System that stifles & suffocates

Parveen Amanullah today lashed out at the Nitish Kumar government, saying corruption was rampant and there was no regard for transparency or accountability in the existing s...   | Read..

Nod to Lokayukta proposal

The state cabinet today formally cleared a legislative proposal to set up the institution of a Lokayukta in the state — which will probe into complaints of corrupti...   | Read..

Crorepatis in RS poll fray

High-profile BJD leader and former minister A.U. Singh Deo does not own a car even though his and his spouse’s wealth runs into several crores....   | Read..

‘Eggcellent’ fury at AAP list

Do not underestimate the power of a common man, especially if he is an Aam Aadmi with a capital A. His anger can shatter eggshells. ...   | Read..

Heritage purse stuffed with apathy

Many Jharkhand’s historical sites have withstood the sands of time, but may prove unequal to the twin onslaughts of an inept state government and an indifferent conserv...   | Read..
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Quote of the day

Bangal mein parivartan aaya hai. Delhi mein hamein mauka dijiye.... Aap ke dono haathon mein laddoo ho jayenge (A change has happened in Bengal. In Delhi, you give me a chance.... Then, you will have laddoos in both hands)

Narendra Modi

Nation RSS
Sonia punctures caste quota balloon
As Congress leaders wondered whether senior general secretary Janardan Dwivedi's statement against ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Rally brigade bucks the trend
Twenty cars stood bumper to bumper in front of the Calcutta Ladies' Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CPM smacks lips, Trinamul squirms
The CPM today latched onto Narendra Modi's reluctance to criticise Mamata Banerjee at the Brigade r...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
TISS sets campus date in 2015
IIT, AIIMS, IRMA and now TISS ' the list seems to be endless for the state on the national education...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Unity sermon, not poll stand, on Gurung lips
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today requested all hill communities to "remain united ke...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Why the AAP still matters
One reason why the Aam Aadmi Party is of such consuming interest to politically engaged desis is tha...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Still have a great deal to give: KP
Maverick England batsman Kevin Pietersen's brilliant but controversial international career has com...   | Read.. 
International RSS
UN slams Vatican over abuse by priests
A UN panel sharply criticised the Vatican today for putting the reputation and interests of the Holy...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Tweak in insurance dollar flow
The government has allowed foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and non-resident Indians (NRIs) t...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
The powerful Mahto-Kurmi community, which saw red when JMM withdrew the Rajya Sabha ticket for popu...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
'Early return to Tibet unlikely'
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today signalled that his immediate return to the "roof of t...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Slo-mo life on foggy morning
Residents woke up to a surprise fog this morning. Some enjoyed the unusual weather, while many suff...   | Read..