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Gay sex: SC agrees to consider curative petition in open court

Updated: 03 April 2014, Thursday, 12:45 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to consider the plea for an open court hearing on curative petitions filed by gay rights activists against its verdict criminalising homosexuality....   | Read..

Not forecasting total turnaround but it will be partial, says Buddha

Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is hoping for a “partial turnaround” in the CPM’s fortunes in the coming Lok Sabha polls even as a section of ...   | Read..

A thorn in rain of roses

Sonia Gandhi had just stepped off a bed of roses and into the arena when the question rang out....   | Read..

Bengal firm wins bank race, titans lose

The RBI today decided to award banking licences to Bengal-based Bandhan Financial Services and Chennai-based IDFC, snuffing out the hopes of several big boys of industry ...   | Read..

Rajnath hits out at Odisha’s mine mafia

The BJP is sparing no efforts to win over the tribal heartland of the state over which it had a firm grip once as an ally of the BJD....   | Read..

Modi targets ‘Pink Revolution’

Narendra Modi today again reached out to the Yadavs by reiterating his allegation that the Congress-led central government had promoted a “pink revolution” by su...   | Read..

Power tariff hike barely a poll away

Power tariff hike is imminent in the state. The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has taken a decision to this effect, but the announcement is not being made in...   | Read..

3 district collectors in eye of storm

Election commissioners today said that they had received complaints from political parties against three district collectors....   | Read..

BJD in snatch bid

The BJD is sparing no efforts to capture the Sanakhemundi Assembly constituency, the only constituency in Ganjam district which was won by the Congress last time. ...   | Read..

Naveen and Bijoy engage in verbal duel

Poll scenario generated heat today in seaside Mahakalpada Assembly seat with chief minister Naveen Patnaik hitting the campaign trail and launching an attack on his polit...   | Read..

Autopsy trauma for CM’s relative

The bereaved family of an East Singhbhum block welfare officer (BWO), who was found dead at a weekly market on March 31, had to wait for two days for a post-mortem because a ...   | Read..

Modi bells UPA ‘cat’, mocks shehzada

In his third poll campaign in Jharkhand since December 2013, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made two pit stops in Koderma and Palamau seats today before hi...   | Read..
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee during the interview at the CPM headquarters on Alimuddin Street. Picture by Amit Datta
Not forecasting total turnaround but it will be partial, says Buddha
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I am not telling you that the party will stage a total turnaround, but it will be a partial turnaround
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
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EC bolsters 'biased' state poll office
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Green rath response to saffron
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GNLF pushes back decision to April 4
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The compleat economist
I have always been bothered, if not baffled, by the expression, 'economist's economist'. Once you cl...   | Read.. 
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Lanka and Windies on an even keel
The romance of the cricketing whites had long ago been dramatised by multicoloured designer outfits...   | Read.. 
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Six killed in quake off northern Chile
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Hope for unlucky bank bidders
The crestfallen applicants for banking licences who failed to make the cut on Wednesday need not lo...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Relative boon, rebel trouble
"It's all about loving your family," Karan Johar had said while promoting his magnum opus Kabhi Khus...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Majuli flooded, but with VIPs
Majuli, one of the nine constituencies of Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat, became a hotbed of electioneeri...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
New road trips over two posts
A newly constructed road between Raj Mahal Square and Sishu Bhavan Square is lying unutilised becau...   | Read..