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Parliament proceedings get washed out over Telangana

Updated: 07 February 2014, Friday, 15:50 hrs (IST)
Row over Telangana and the harassment of Tamil fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy rocked Parliament for the third day on Friday, washing out the first week of the extended Winter Session....   | Read..
 

Bengal Rajya Sabha election marked by defection from Left, Cong

Updated: 07 February 2014, Friday, 15:40 hrs (IST)
The Rajya Sabha polls for West Bengal, held on Friday for five seats, was marked by surprises and defections from opposition camp, putting the ruling Trinamul Congress in...   | Read..
 

Wanted, a house for an ex-PM

Unlike Rajiv Gandhi a quarter century ago, Manmohan Singh will be spared the need to joke about “ghosts” after stepping down as Prime Minister....   | Read..
 

Bewildered by inaction: Ganguly

Asok Kumar Ganguly, the former Supreme Court judge who was forced to resign from the helm of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, has expressed dismay at the panel...   | Read..
 

From computers to middle-class clinics

Shiv Nadar, the engineer-turned-entrepreneur who had used a garage apartment 38 years ago to start what has become the fourth largest Indian information technology company, h...   | Read..
 

Independents jolt Cong on poll eve

The Congress received a jolt with two Independent MLAs joining the BJD as its associate members on the eve of the elections to four Rajya Sabha seats from the state....   | Read..
 

All files lead to CM’s office

The resignation of Parveen Amanullah has raised questions about the functioning of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar with more and more allegations about lack of transparency...   | Read..
 

Cong has last laugh on RS poll eve

The Opposition alliance enters tomorrow’s high-stake Rajya Sabha polls in Assam with a huge disadvantage as one of its members, AIUDF legislator Ataur Rahman Mazarb...   | Read..
 

Committee to address NE concerns

The Union home ministry today set up a six-member committee to look into the concerns of people from the Northeast, particularly in metropolitan areas, and suggest remedial m...   | Read..
 

Civic polls largely peaceful

Voters’ enthusiasm marked polling in the Cuttack civic elections today with over 57 per cent voters exercising their franchise. The polls were by and large incident...   | Read..
 

Naveen faces flak over fund facts

The Congress today sought to move a privilege motion against Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik for “misleading” the Assembly regarding release of central ...   | Read..
 

Fiscal funds’ shameful obesity

Have money, can’t spend. The 2013-14 fiscal may be ending with a first-time chief minister at the helm of Jharkhand, but the state is in the ever-familiar territory of ...   | Read..
 

Parveen ready for LS bout

Parveen Amanullah, who quit Nitish Kumar’s ministry two days ago, joined the Aam Aadmi Party today and said she could contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bihar....   | Read..
 
Cross-vote cloud on RS calculations
 
 
Quote of the day
It is wrong to make personal attacks on Opposition
Rahul Gandhi
 
Nation RSS
IB boss, not Shah, in Ishrat chargesheet
The CBI today charged former Intelligence Bureau special director Rajinder Kumar with murder and co...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
No 1. push to Presi
Mamata Banerjee has set 2017 as the deadline for Presidency University to become "No. 1", assuring t...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Nandi kin move court
The family members of those killed in the police firing in Nandigram in March 2007 today moved an a...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Rush hour parking pangs
Unauthorised parking on Exhibition Road and Station Road amid construction of two key overbridges le...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Don't carp, says Gurung
Bimal Gurung has asked Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders to refrain from speaking about the state gove...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Big day and small slam
Memory has whims of its own, and is all the while choosy. Or perhaps it has its own rationale which ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Maria allays security fears
The build-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics has been blighted by concerns for safety but Maria Sharapo...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US in toothpaste plot warning
The alert is the most specific yet by western intelligence but comes after weeks of warnings that t...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Bigger Mistry role in Tata Motors
Cyrus P. Mistry, the 45-year old chairman of the Tata group, is assuming a more hands-on role at Ta...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Clean fuel hope up in smoke
Jharkhand is allergic to change, especially when it is for the better.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Manipur starts talks on Nagas
The first round of political-level talks among Naga organisations, the Manipur government and the U...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Axe effect to pave way for parking
Axe will shortly fall on Kalinga Kanan plantations on the stretch near the Kalinga Stadium as the c...   | Read..