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Tuesday , March 25 , 2014
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Supreme Court says Srinivasan must step down as BCCI chief

Updated: 25 March 2014, Tuesday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed N Srinivasan to step down immediately as chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to facilitate a fair investigation into allegations of betting and spot fixing....   | Read..

Naveen denies BJD tickets to 35 sitting MLAs and 6 MPs

Updated: 25 March 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
Naveen Patnaik, chief of Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal, on Tuesday sought to overhaul his party’s prospects in the Lok Sabha as well as assembly elections ...   | Read..

After bumpy ride to rally in Bengal, Rahul questions Mamata govt over funds use

Updated: 25 March 2014, Tuesday, 14:55 hrs (IST)
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress government over the state of development, alleging that said funds sent ...   | Read..

Bad weather halts search for debris of Malaysian plane

Updated: 25 March 2014, Tuesday, 14:55 hrs (IST)
The multinational search for the Malaysian jet's debris was suspended on Tuesday following bad weather in the southern Indian Ocean, a day after it was announced that th...   | Read..

EC stuns Reliance, blocks gas price

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Ltd suffered a huge setback tonight after the Election Commission directed the petroleum ministry to put off plans to introduce a gas pricing policy from April 1....   | Read..

Plane went down in ocean

Malaysia’s Prime Minister said today that an analysis of satellite data had confirmed that the missing airliner went down in the southern Indian Ocean. ...   | Read..

Harder than loss of father decades ago

Lalitha Kumaramangalam knows what it means to lose a close relative in an air crash. But for the Tamil Nadu BJP leader and her family, the loss they were asked to accept ...   | Read..

Might of viral vigil

I was only joking my dear...   | Read..

Why bury explosive ex-factor in a hurry

What could have been a symbolic guns-blazing ballot battle in Palamau reserved SC seat between a former top cop-turned-MP hopeful and former-Maoist-turned-sitting MP-and-riva...   | Read..

Raghunath pays dowry slur price

Former law minister Raghunath Mohanty has paid a heavy price for the dowry torture controversy surrounding his family. The stalwart, who held sway in Balasore district for ov...   | Read..

Dal axe on Sheohar candidate

The JD(U) today expelled former Rajya Sabha MP and the party’s Sheohar parliamentary seat candidate, Sabir Ali, for praising the BJP’s prime ministerial candi...   | Read..
Mukesh Ambani (left) and Arvind Kejriwal
EC stuns Reliance, blocks gas price
Quote of the day
An election is like a T20 match in which anybody can be a winner on a given day
Trinamul candidate
talking of his chances of winning the New Delhi seat

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In fray, Jaswant cries 'NaMo tamasha'
A rebellious Jaswant Singh today filed his nomination from home turf Barmer as an Independent, defy...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Candidate Bose faces Presi poll
Harvard professor Sugata Bose has had an election thrust on him even before he could file his nomina...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Seth rethink foisted on CPM
CPM leaders in East Midnapore owing allegiance to Lakshman Seth today demanded at a meeting with Bi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Ground gets its greenery back, walkers their favourite space
The city's landmark has been bestowed its original charm.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Waiting for Bhutia, claps for Cong
The Congress candidate for Darjeeling, Sujoy Ghatak, was accorded a rousing reception today by supp...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Shadows of time past
There is a fear abroad. It is the fear of authoritarianism. Driving that fear is the prospect of Nar...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
A matter of
Kapil Dev and Ravi Shastri, former India captains both, are convinced that senior-most pro Yuvraj S...   | Read.. 
International RSS
'Doppler effect' helped pinpoint MH370's path
Britain's Inmarsat used a wave phenomenon discovered in the nineteenth century to analyse the seven...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
FII buy propels stocks
The Sensex closed above the 22K-mark for the first time after scaling an all-time high of 22074.34,...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
AAP birds of different feathers
Overriding Aam Aadmi Party central leadership's choice of IITian-Oxonian Amanullah Aman for the Ranc...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
6 get 10yr RI in rape case
All the six convicts in the Williamnagar gang-rape case were today awarded 10 years' rigorous impri...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Fire station launch stuck in poll code
A new fire station building near the state secretariat is ready for inauguration. It is expected to...   | Read..