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Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh leave trail of dead: six poll staff, five CRPF men

Updated: 12 April 2014, Saturday, 16:28 hrs (IST)
Suspected Naxals struck at two separate places in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, killing six members of a polling party in Bijapur and five paramilitary troopers in Bastar distric...   | Read..

Azam Khan booked for his Kargil remarks, remains defiant

Updated: 12 April 2014, Saturday, 14:48 hrs (IST)
The Ghaziabad police on Saturday booked Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan for his comments on India’s 1999 conflict with Pakistan, using charges of promoting enmity on ground of religion and other offences...   | Read..

Notification issued for penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls

Updated: 12 April 2014, Saturday, 16:28 hrs (IST)
Notification was issued on Saturday for the penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections to be held on May 7 in 64 constituencies spread across seven states. ...   | Read..

Untold accidents at the top

Sanjaya Baru’s fresh-off-the-press account of Manmohan Singh’s first term has drawn a quick punch from the outgoing Prime Minister’s office. And probably dealt the book a high-powered kick-start....   | Read..

Police observers in all 42 seats

Police observers will be deployed in all 42 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal this time, making it the first and so far the solitary big state where the police administration wil...   | Read..

Photo finish: govt relief after red face

A Calcutta High Court division bench headed by the chief justice has stayed for three weeks the order of a single bench asking the director-general of police to explain why a...   | Read..

Militants call off bandh, polls on

Preparations are in place in the three Assam constituencies of Silchar, Karimganj and Autonomous District as well as in East Tripura (ST) constituency where polls will be hel...   | Read..

Modi fires, Sonia retaliates

Barbs flew as poll temperature reached a flashpoint with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi targeting each other, without taking n...   | Read..

Statute bombshell for Lalu

A paragraph innocuously written in 1997 when Lalu Prasad walked out of the Janata Dal to form his own party — the RJD — is being now used to seek the disqualifica...   | Read..

Modi’s past in boxing ring

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar branded Narendra Modi a “hawa-hawai neta” busy building castles in the air, and accused the BJP of using money and mu...   | Read..
Untold accidents at the top
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Bounty and new board
A combination of factors has rekindled hope for the East-West Metro after a stop-start-stop year ' f...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata cherry-picks Modi thorns
Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP and Narendra Modi of trying to divide Bengal but studiously s...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Purse strings set loose for win
Polling on the doorsteps, Patna Sahib candidates and their supporters are pulling out all stops, err...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Brother's palm casualty to party loyalty
Party loyalty proved thicker than blood in Islampur today when a Congress supporter hacked the palm...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A dream of modernity
Hordes of mosquitoes were battening on a fox caught in a thicket when a tiger offered to clear them ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Suspended cop taken off IPL probe moves SC
In a twist to the IPL betting/spot-fixing scandal, G. Sampath Kumar, an IPS officer who probed the ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Russia troops 'poised near Ukraine border'
Nato released satellite photographs yesterday showing Russian military equipment, including fighter...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Infy starts hunt for Shibulal substitute
Infosys today announced that S.D. Shibulal, managing director and chief executive officer of the Rs...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Idle time spent in neta debate
Every morning Prem Prakash sits idly in front of his garment store at New Market Complex ' one of th...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
HC raps Dispur on land allotment policy
Gauhati High Court has asked Dispur to review its 1989 land policy and questioned the Assam governm...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Power cuts? Cesu says forget
Residents of the city can expect to have a more comfortable summer this year than previous years as...   | Read..