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Saturday , February 8 , 2014
 
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CIMA Gallary

TMC+Left+Cong = TMC 4

The Trinamul Congress today injected unpredictability and intrigue to the ritual-like habit of winning elections by snatching votes from the Left and the Congress to win all the four seats it contested in the Rajya Sabha polls....   | Read..
 

Nothing comical about it

A TV documentary on a brain infection and a visit to the Ganga Sagar Mela in Bengal inspired Bangalore-based artist Ari Jayaprakash into conceiving and crafting a ...   | Read..
 

Cong-BPF sweeps RS polls

The ruling Congress-BPF alliance today swept the Rajya Sabha elections in Assam by winning all three seats. ...   | Read..
 

BJD fails to sculpt clean sweep

Poor poll management saw the BJD-supported Independent candidate conceding victory to the Congress even though the ruling party comfortably managed to win the three other Raj...   | Read..
 

Question mark on non-Cong alliance

An easy victory for all the three candidates of the ruling Congress-BPF alliance, including Sanjay Singh, has raised doubts about the feasibility of a united non-Congress Opp...   | Read..
 

Twin-victory boost to Naveen in poll year

Striking the right chord before the general elections, barely two months away, the ruling BJD today won a thumping majority in the prestigious Cuttack Municipal Corporati...   | Read..
 

Parveen theory finds few takers

People who have been in the thick of running the administration have little sympathy for Parveen Amanullah. ...   | Read..
 

Rahul listens & spouts new-age ahimsa

In February 2012, Rahul Gandhi had torn a piece of paper with election promises of opponents at a Uttar Pradesh rally before the state Assembly polls, earning a jibe from...   | Read..
 
Mithun Chakraborty, who was elected to the Rajya Sabha later in the day, being embraced by finance minister Amit Mitra in the Bengal Assembly ...  | Read
 
 
Quote of the day
Bengal is a politically mature state
Mamata Banerjee
 
Nation RSS
Turbulence engulfs biggest 'French kiss'
The French kiss is coming loose. People are looking. Some are overjoyed.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Football's cry: it's not cricket!
The diversity of sports and exigencies of sports scheduling necessitate identifying certain content ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Turncoat turmoil at RS turnstile
The Left today suffered the ignominy of witnessing three of its MLAs vote for a Trinamul nominee in...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Norms poser on House annexe
Violating several norms, the super structure of the gigantic annexe building of the state legislatur...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Front retracts on Malihabadi
The Left today suffered the ignominy of witnessing three of its MLAs cross-voting for a Trinamul ca...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The sick state of India
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Sports RSS
Waqar and Moin apply for head coach's post
Former captains Waqar Younis and Moin Khan have applied for the post of head coach of Pakistan's na...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Russia: US crudely interfering in Ukraine
The tense Russian-American jockeying over the fate of Ukraine escalated yesterday as a Kremlin offi...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Comfort clue in growth forecast
The Indian economy is projected to grow 4.9 per cent this year ' just a tad higher than last year'...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Ray of hope for power, water
The state seems to have found a sunny solution to the twin problems of water and electricity shortag...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Three-layer security for Modi
Elaborate traffic arrangements have been made ahead of Narendra Modi's rally at Veterinary College ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
BJD retains Cuttack, MLAs jolted
The BJD today retained control over Odisha's second richest civic body bagging 36 of the 59 wards t...   | Read..