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NCW issues notice to Mulayam over his ‘boys-make-mistakes’ rape remark

Updated: 11 April 2014, Friday, 17:45 hrs (IST)
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday sent a notice to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav over his reported remarks on rape during an election rally in Moradabad.        ...   | Read..

Bengal minister’s son-in-law, 3 others, arrested for assault on EC staff

Updated: 11 April 2014, Friday, 18:55 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Police on Friday arrested the four persons, including the son-in-law of a minister, accused of beating up Election Commission personnel in Malda's Manikchak ...   | Read..
• EC tells Bengal’s police chief to arrest attackers

India’s exports up a tad to $312bn; dip in gold imports helps narrow trade gap

Updated: 11 April 2014, Friday, 14:55 hrs (IST)
India's exports grew by a little less than four per cent in the year to March 31, 2014, while imports dipped by over eight per cent during the period, narrowing the ...   | Read..

Car sales down for 2nd year running; job loss seen at 1.5 lakh

Updated: 11 April 2014, Friday, 15:25 hrs (IST)
Car sales in India fell for the second consecutive year in 2013-14 as the industry struggled for traction in a sluggish economy. Even exports were flat....   | Read..

High Court stays judge’s order asking Bengal’s police chief to appear before him

Updated: 11 April 2014, Friday, 16:15 hrs (IST)
A Calcutta High Court division bench on Friday stayed a judge’s order asking the state’s police chief to appear before it and passing caustic observations against...   | Read..

High court: What is the message CM’s photo will send? Are we in safe hands?

Calcutta High Court today wondered aloud “are we in safe hands?” and “what is the message this will send?”...   | Read..

Öbut Modi’s missiles are music to Didi

Narendra Modi has launched for the first time a scathing attack on Mamata Banerjee, which must have been music to her ears as she has been trying to put as much distance ...   | Read..

United against Modi, Muslim vote splits

The Muslim vote in Delhi has split between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, raising the possibility of Narendra Modi’s BJP sailing through most of the capital...   | Read..

Black ink defies red diktat

A first-time voter confidently spoke on her power to change India, a citizen aged 100-plus recalled a party that existed between 1951 and 1977, a man on a wheelchair waited ...   | Read..

From booth No. 36, a message for Ramesh

One vote, cast by mistake at a humble polling booth atop a forested hillock in Lohardaga Lok Sabha seat, holds out a valuable lesson for all parties and politicians, includin...   | Read..

Power of black defies Red threat

A homemaker in her fifties from Nawada who voted to make a difference: she wants to improve the plight of the primary healthcare centre, which doesn’t work, and schools...   | Read..

Mizoram polls today

The 696,448-strong electorate will decide the fate of three contestants for Mizoram’s single Lok Sabha seat in 1,126 polling stations across the state tomorrow after th...   | Read..

People brave sun, cast vote

More than 67 per cent voters turned up at booths across south and west Odisha to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling in the state today, which passed off p...   | Read..

Cops seize Rs 1.17cr in special road raid

Police seized Rs 1.17 crore unaccounted cash from an SUV and detained five persons during a special checking drive at Saguna Mor this afternoon....   | Read..
High court: What is the message CMís photo will send? Are we in safe hands?
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