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Saturday , April 19 , 2014
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Rahul hits out at Modi, says Mamata govt shielding Saradha scam accused

Updated: 19 April 2014, Saturday, 17:50 hrs (IST)
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party and Narendra Modi of being divisive like the British Raj, and also attacked Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamul Congress government in West Bengal for failing to take action against those accused in the Saradha scam....   | Read..

BJP denies Modi had sent emissaries to Kashmiri separatist Geelani

Updated: 19 April 2014, Saturday, 14:49 hrs (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday demanded an apology from Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for his claims that Narendra Modi, Gujarat’s chief minister ...   | Read..

Money & manpower: Tejpal wants to know how much govt is spending to nail him in rape case

Updated: 19 April 2014, Saturday, 14:49 hrs (IST)
Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal who has been chargesheeted for raping a junior woman colleague in Goa last year has sought information under Right to Information (RTI) re...   | Read..

Court warns Kejriwal: show up on May 24 in defamation case or face coercive steps

Updated: 19 April 2014, Saturday, 14:49 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court on Saturday warned Arvind Kejriwal and three other leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party that it would initiate “coercive process” if they fail to appear b...   | Read..

Saradha quiz list in the works

The Enforcement Directorate is drawing up a list of persons to be questioned in the Saradha scandal that today touched off a full-blown clash on the campaign trail....   | Read..

A life worth waiting for in solitude for hundred years

His works have outsold everything in the Spanish language except for The Bible. His literary flair has drawn comparisons with Mark Twain and Charles Dickens....   | Read..

Invite that never was

One warm afternoon, sometime in April 1982, Mrinal Sen received a phone call from the Cannes film festival’s Gilles Jacob, who requested him to join the jury. ...   | Read..

State basks in turnout glory

The Election Commission today revised voter turnout figures for Jharkhand’s second round of elections held yesterday across six constituencies to 63.45 per cent against...   | Read..

Teen rapes shock states

The body of a 13-year-old, suspected to have been gangraped before being murdered yesterday, was recovered from a deep gorge in Tripura’s West district this morning....   | Read..

BDO beaten up over EVM stockpile

BJP workers today roughed up the Marshaghai block development officer (BDO) and heckled some other senior district officials after a vehicle loaded with electronic voting mac...   | Read..

Misa lodges FIR to counter poll officers

Misa Bharti, the RJD candidate in the Pataliputra constituency, today lodged a counter-FIR against polling officers of a booth she allegedly entered yesterday with...   | Read..
A life worth waiting for in solitude for hundred years
Quote of the day
Your life, dear Gabo, will be remembered by all of us as a unique and singular gift, and as the most original story of all
Colombian pop star on Gabriel Garcia Marquez