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Wednesday , April 9 , 2014

The Draupadi dice

A group of villagers sat around a board playing chausar, supposedly the game of dice mentioned in the Mahabharat....   | Read..

Riot poison in sugar bowl

Mithaas mein zehar ghol diya hai (The sweet atmosphere has been poisoned)....   | Read..

Poll box-office formula: wave more, speak less

A tricolour band around his head, Bhojpuri star-cum-BJP candidate Manoj Tiwari trundles through the narrow by-lanes of Gokulpuri in an e-rickshaw....   | Read..

Tough test for Maken in hurry

The clock shows 10am. It’s a weekday and the mercury is steadily climbing. Most office-goers are already at work. A thin crowd of retired people waits for Aj...   | Read..

Modi attacks Cong and Left in Kerala

The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, today attacked the Left and Congress coalitions in Kerala, saying their policies over the years had converted ...   | Read..
Sisauli villagers supporting Modi play the game of dice associated with the Mahabharat. Picture by Prem Singh
Nation at a Glance

Arunachal power woes

Opposition by residents and activists to construction of dams in Arunachal Pradesh has stalled proje...   | Read..

Permit cry in Meghalaya

Despite having produced a Lok Sabha Speaker, Purno Agitok Sangma, and a number of Union ministers, M...   | Read..

From poison to mobile ‘non-phones’

Nila Majhi’s hands tremble as he chops firewood in his courtyard; wife Pushei guides him lest a drunken Nila hurt ...   | Read..

History not with Gadkari

Nitin Jairam Gadkari has three main rivals and an intangible adversary that takes no sides....   | Read..

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Houston, Modi has a problem

The Congress today fielded local strongman Ajay Rai against Narendra Modi in Varanasi, a choice seen by the ranks as a d...   | Read..

Kejriwal attacked, again

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by an auto driver during a roadshow in the Sultanpuri area of North W...   | Read..