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Friday , April 4 , 2014

Time running out as underwater search begins for black box of Malaysian plane

Updated: 04 April 2014, Friday, 17:05 hrs (IST)
The arduous hunt for the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered a new phase on Friday with two hi-tech ships scouring a large area in the Indian Ocean for the black box of the jet before pings from it fall silent. ...   | Read..

Kerala rape victim gets justice after 18 years as prime accused gets life in jail

Updated: 04 April 2014, Friday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
The Kerala High court on Friday handed down life imprisonment to the prime accused in the 1996 Suryanelli gang-rape case, in which a minor girl was passed around and raped by scores of persons during a 40-day ordeal....   | Read..

Calcutta HC takes note of rape victim's suicide, asks for report

Updated: 04 April 2014, Friday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
The Calcutta High Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of the suicide by a rape victim in Malda district after she was humiliated by a kangaroo court that allegedly quest...   | Read..

BJP asks Poll Panel to black out Cobrapost sting on Babri issue

Updated: 04 April 2014, Friday, 13:45 hrs (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to top the publication and telecast of a purported sting operation on the Babri Masjid demolition, alleging that it was “sponsored” and accusing the Congress of using “pawns” to vitiate the atmospher...   | Read..

Too sacred to serve up at one go

Over 75 lakh Indian voters will not be blessed with the BJP’s “pavitra dasthawez (sacred document)” before they head to the polling booths on Monday ...   | Read..

Kangaroo court tied to suicide after taunt

A young mother who had alleged a rape attempt committed suicide after being taunted and humiliated at a Malda kangaroo court that asked the accused merely to seek forgive...   | Read..

Bond built by travels to remotest parts

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh easily straddles disparate worlds....   | Read..

BJP trio on top, Soren leads heavyweight collapse

Tall talk, vote bank and personal charisma apart, of the 14 MPs in Jharkhand, only three have passed the electorate test, if the MP performance report card released today...   | Read..

Manipur party joins Cong

The Manipur State Congress Party (MSCP) today merged with the Congress en masse along with all five party MLAs just days ahead of polls to the state’s two Lok Sabha...   | Read..

Sonia powers attack on Nitish ‘mask’

Sonia Gandhi unleashed a scathing attack on Nitish Kumar for “changing face time to time” in her maiden election rally in the state today....   | Read..

Maneka chides Varun

A day after Varun Gandhi embarrassed the BJP by “praising” cousin Rahul, his mother and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi today said her son’s remark on Amethi...   | Read..

Suniel Shetty bats for Hikaka

Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty today added colour and glitz to electioneering as he participated in a road show and campaigned for ruling BJD candidates in Odisha’s ...   | Read..

Ferry service on Hirakud dam queers poll pitch

Thirty residents of this town perished in a boat tragedy in the Hirakud reservoir nearly two months ago, but the people still discuss the incident, albeit in hushed tones wi...   | Read..

Tough fight for former CM

The Sundargarh Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing a fierce battle among former chief minister Hemananda Biswal of the Congress, former Union minister Jual Oram of the B...   | Read..

Biswal eyes a hat-trick

The Choudwar-Cuttack Assembly constituency, from where BJD’s Pravat Ranjan Biswal is eyeing a hat-trick win, is the perfect example of a changed electoral matrix....   | Read..

Naveen’s second trip intensifies poll battle

The battle for the state’s tribal heartland intensified with BJD president Naveen Patnaik today making a whirlwind visit to Kalahandi and Nuapada districts for the ...   | Read..

BJP talks special status

The BJP state unit today joined the BJD chorus for the special category status for Odisha....   | Read..

Scorecard amid poll juggernaut

How crucial each of Jharkhand’s 14 Lok Sabha seats is to forming the government at the Centre is evident from the marquee line-up in the state this week — Rahul G...   | Read..
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