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Wednesday , March 19 , 2014
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One M at play, M and M bond

Mamata Banerjee today overcame her limited facility for “Rajasthani” and spoke a language that the business community understood at a time its attention is being hogged by Narendra Modi....   | Read..

Expert hands altered path

The first turn to the west that diverted the missing Malaysia Airlines plane from its planned flight path to Beijing was carried out through a computer system that was mo...   | Read..

An outsider dominates Bihar battlefield

Not since Indira Gandhi has any non-Bihari come to dominate the state’s political discourse as the BJP’s prime ministerial pick from the far end of the country, G...   | Read..

Rahul preaches language of love

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi made pit stops at Ziro-Hapoli in Arunachal Pradesh and Resubelpara in Meghalaya today, as the race to Parliament gathered momentum....   | Read..

‘Simpleton’ in supari muddle

A BJP veteran, who “unknowingly” asked a fellow party worker to shelter three supari killers behind the murder of Ajsu leader Tileshwar Sahu, today sur...   | Read..
Mamata Banerjee tries on a safa, a traditional turban, at the event and interacts with the participants. The chief minister swiftly took off the headgear, probably because of her aversion to symbols of power, but encouraged her cabinet colleagues to keep theirs on. Pictures by Amit Datta
One M at play, M and M bond
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Rahul Gandhi
Nation RSS
Advani keeps Bhopal contest option open
Gandhinagar and Bhopal "want" L.K. Advani as their Lok Sabha candidate.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Dual-role Dev delivers with sword and smile
Dev the warrior. As the swashbuckling Rudra in full battle gear and shoulder-length hair, he slices...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Dynasty antidote, spoon-fed
Mamata Banerjee today sought to draw a distinction between those "born with a golden spoon" and oth...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Bureaucrats obey beacon ban
Bye-bye to yellow beacons.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Trinamul at GNLF door
The Trinamul Congress leadership has approached the GNLF to seek support for its candidate in the D...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Afghanistan's choices
In an interview on February 26, 2014, the American secretary of state, John Kerry, argued that his n...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Madras High Court restrains channels
The Madras High Court on Tuesday restrained Zee Media Corporation Ltd and News Nation Network from ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Questions over absence of cellphone calls
When hijackers took control of four airplanes on September 11, 2001, and sent them hurtling low acr...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Cairn buyback trips on tax tiff
Cairn Energy Plc, the British oil and gas explorer, today suspended its $300-million share buyback ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
No storm in sight, Celsius to surge
The summer of 2014 will be intense if not extreme, weathermen have warned.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Rural visit dare to Gogoi
Firebrand BJP youth leader and vice-president of the Assam unit of the party, Kamakhya Prasad Tasa ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Parking woes for market regulars
Indiscriminate parking is causing inconvenience to people visiting the Unit-II market.   | Read..