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HC halts Kejriwal subsidy for protestors who did not pay power bills

Updated: 19 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:20 hrs (IST)
Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the city government not to implement the 50 per cent subsidy announced by it to people who did not pay their power bills from October 2012 to December 2013. ...   | Read..

Kiran Reddy resigns as Andhra CM, quits Congress to protest Telangana

Updated: 19 February 2014, Wednesday, 13:25 hrs (IST)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned on Wednesday to protest the decision to break up the state and create Telangana. He has also resigned fro...   | Read..

Kiran Reddy terms Telangana decision ‘arbitrary, unreasonable, unconstitutional’

Updated: 19 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:35 hrs (IST)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who on Wednesday quit his post and the Congress party, has expressed disappointment over the manner in which the state ...   | Read..

Rajiv killers to be freed from jail in 3 days

Updated: 19 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:25 hrs (IST)
The Tamil Nadu government decided on Wednesday to free within three days all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, a day after the Supreme Court comm...   | Read..

Tehelka case: Court allows Tejpal to get copy of hotel CCTV footage held back by cops

Updated: 19 February 2014, Wednesday, 14:30 hrs (IST)
A court here has allowed Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal to get the CCTV footage that has been cited as evidence by Goa Police in its charge-sheet accusing him of sex...   | Read..

Birth pangs you missed on TV

The Lok Sabha today pushed through the Telangana bill but the nation could not see live a milestone in the imminent birth of the 29th state of the Union because of a “t...   | Read..

Yet to pass legal muster

The Lok Sabha today passed the Telangana bill by a voice vote on the assumption that only a simple majority is needed for such legislation....   | Read..

Delay saves Rajiv killers

Three men convicted of killing Rajiv Gandhi escaped the gallows today after the Supreme Court commuted their death sentences to life imprisonment, saying the Union government...   | Read..

Salt Lake child attack after spraying mom

A West Bengal Civil Service officer has complained to police that his wife was knocked down and rendered unconscious by a sweet spray and their three-year-old daughter wa...   | Read..

Right choice test for Naveen

As the countdown for the elections begins, the BJD seems to be facing a problem of plenty. With too many high-profile aspirants vying for party tickets, chief minister Na...   | Read..

SAIL boot for backdoor recruits

CBI pressure has forced SAIL corporate headquarters in New Delhi to crack down on 23 “backdoor recruits”, the hiring of whom allegedly started seven years ago...   | Read..
Birth pangs you missed on TV
Quote of the day
You always want to lead from the front as a captain and I havenít always done that
Brendon McCullum
after scoring 302 against India
Nation RSS
Blackout or not, TV goes on the blink
Breaking news at 7:08pm: Congress minister Rajeev Shukla says Speaker's decision to black out Lok S...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Celsius strikes 13, spies 11 today
Calcutta woke up to the bite of 13 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, a chilly comeback that the weather of...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Seth letter sparks attack on leaders
Suspected supporters of former CPM MP Lakshman Seth today gheraoed three senior leaders, including ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Road rogues spark frenzy fire
A private passenger bus speeding down the wrong side of a congested road smashed head-on into a moto...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha words not Telangana echo
Bimal Gurung today, while reacting to the passage of the Telangana bill in the Lok Sabha, said he w...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
There is struggle ahead
"Lord of answers,/ cure us at once/ of prayers."   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
A captain is only as good
With India completing a dismal tour of New Zealand with a draw in the second Test on Tuesday, quest...   | Read.. 
International RSS
4 die as Thai police, protesters clash
Four persons, including a police officer, were killed and at least 64 were injured today as anti-go...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Diesel decontrol nears reality
Diesel will retail at market rates early next fiscal even if the government fails to bite the bulle...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
CM steers six-lane dream
Jharkhand hit its maiden six-lane expressway on Tuesday as chief minister Hemant Soren formally inau...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Hunt on for missing traders
Authorities have failed so far to trace two traders, hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, wh...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Tulasi Sarovar: Next beauty spot
The municipal corporation will renovate the 16th century Santh Tulasi Sarovar on the city outskirts...   | Read..