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India extends search area for missing plane after request from Malaysia

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 18:00 hrs (IST)
India has extended the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane missing for nearly a week to the entire eastern coast following a request from the Malaysian government on Friday....   | Read..

Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL on
INS Sindhuratna tragedy

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 12:25 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a Public-Interest Litigation seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS Sindhuratna and a compensation of Rs 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers who died in the incident....   | Read..

After quality slap by US regulator, Ranbaxy now in Supreme Court’s sights

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 14:40 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Union government and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on a public interest litigation seeking cancellation of the company's ...   | Read..

Acharia, Baby in CPM's 2nd list for polls

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 16:30 hrs (IST)
Names of CPI(M)'s Lok Sabha leader Basudeb Acharia, Politburo member M A Baby and several sitting MPs figure in the second list of 49 candidates for the upcoming ele...   | Read..

Hazare says he skipped Mamata’s Delhi rally because he was misled, blames organiser

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who left Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee red-faced two days back, said Friday he had skipped the poorly-attended rally beca...   | Read..

Inflation eases to 9-month low of 4.68% in Feb

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 13:35 hrs (IST)
Inflation fell to a nine-month low of 4.68 per cent in February after the rise in prices of kitchen staples such as onion and potato slowed down....   | Read..

Goa court allows Tejpal to visit ailing mother

Updated: 14 March 2014, Friday, 13:40 hrs (IST)
Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, lodged in jail for allegedly raping a junior woman colleague, was on Friday granted permission by a court here to meet his ailing mot...   | Read..

Plane-hunt armada steams towards
India’s backyard

The Indian Ocean is becoming the focal point in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370, drawing an armada of warships and military aircraft to the region....   | Read..

Delhi scores, Devyani still in grey zone

When S. Jaishankar, India’s new ambassador in Washington, arrives in New Delhi for consultations on Tuesday on his maiden visit after presenting credentials to Pres...   | Read..

War room shows Cong shift

Rahul Gandhi’s control over the Congress’s election management process is so complete that his team has opened a parallel war room, rendering the old one larg...   | Read..

Ma, they call her Luprisca

Long before humans, kangaroos or dinosaurs, there was mother’s love — and she wasn’t a doting Bengali mom but a tiny shrimp-like creature....   | Read..

Unease puts list on hold

A raging rebellion in the ruling JD(U) today forced the party leadership to hold back its list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls. ...   | Read..

Ram Kripal to battle Misa

Ram Kripal Yadav, once Lalu Prasad’s trusted lieutenant, will take on the RJD chief’s daughter Misa Bharti from Pataliputra in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. ...   | Read..

Congress plays cop card

The Congress today released its second list of candidates for six Lok Sabha seats, fielding a retired IPS officer from Mayurbhanj, while it retained its sitting MPs in four o...   | Read..

13 on BJP list, one on Cong

Two national parties made back-to-back announcements of nominees late tonight with the Congress sticking to Subodh Kant Sahay for Ranchi and the BJP fielding Jayant Sinha...   | Read..

Scam on lap, ticket in hand

The Congress high command may have re-nominated sitting MP Subodh Kant Sahay for the prestigious Ranchi seat, but the former Union minister has been saddled with possibly a ...   | Read..
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