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Sunday , April 20 , 2014
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Open season on Saradha scandal

Rahul Gandhi today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of protecting those behind the Saradha scandal, picking up from where Narendra Modi left off and seeking to chip away at her so far invincible shield of probity....   | Read..

Two nations blend, candidate tries to

Twenty-five-year-old Rabiul Islam stands on a stupid border, a grocery in India’s Haripukur village on his right and a mosque in Bangladesh on his left, and says he̵...   | Read..

Date coincidence swirls around Lokpal meeting

The striking coincidence of the Lokpal selection panel earmarking dates that cover the retirement day of the highest judge of the land has prompted suggestions that Chief Jus...   | Read..

NE sites on Unesco list

The Apatani cultural landscape in Ziro Valley and Thembang Dzong, a fortified village near Bomdila, are lined up for a place on Unesco’s World Heritage list, along wit...   | Read..

Bengal doc in Tripura cop custody for scam

A senior Calcutta doctor has been arrested on charges of duping two persons, including a doctor in Tripura, with false promises of admitting their wards into medical inst...   | Read..

Saranda now has a friend

The change most palpable in Saranda forests today is people’s faith in the security forces, primarily the CRPF. And if the former Maoist hub turned out in large numb...   | Read..

Truck kills eight baraatis on highway

What was supposed to be the happiest occasion for a groom and his family turned tragic when a speeding truck mowed down eight members of the baraat in Dhanbad las...   | Read..

Protest erupts after EVM row

Large areas in Kendrapara district, including the township, today witnessed protests with people hitting the streets and staging demonstrations after 28 electronic voting mac...   | Read..

One hurt in Unit-IV cop-goon gun battle

A 26-year-old man, suspected to be part of a gang of illegal gun runners, was injured in an exchange of fire between police and goons outside a hotel at Unit-IV this afte...   | Read..

Shrota Swati : Unfinished work on unsung talents

His unfinished autobiography has been published in three volumes. It brings the story of his life only up to 1947. It is couched in his usual fictional style. It contains a va...   | Read..

Modi asks Cong to explain RSVP model

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today made a frontal attack on Sonia Gandhi’s family asking it to explain the RSVP model. ...   | Read..

Old identities trample ‘Naya Bihar’

Blacktop highways, powerlit villages, teeming schools, beehive health centres and block offices are not the news from Bihar any longer. The news from Bihar is you fetch no ...   | Read..
The avalanche that killed at least 13 Sherpas barrels down a mountain in the Mount Everest region on April 18. ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Please tell us about the RSVP model
Narendra Modi
referring to ‘Rahul, Sonia, Vadra and Priyanka’ while defending the Gujarat model
Nation RSS
ABCD of elections in Bihar
Blacktop highways, powerlit villages, teeming schools, beehive health centres and block offices are ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Foodprints on the web
Restaurant reviews as appetiser, recipes old and new for the main course, anecdotes for dessert ' ci...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CM dares Centre to arrest her
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today dared the Centre to arrest her, hours after Rahul Gandhi accus...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Gadkari hurls caste taunt
Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari today said casteism is in the DNA of Bihar politics.   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A concert of magics
I've always had this fantasy that one day I would read Gabriel García Márquez in the original Spanis...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'SC has given chance to change the perception'
Shashank Manohar has, on the eve of possibly a path-breaking emergent meeting of the Board of Contr...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US discovers a rock star economist from France
French economists who boldly question the dominance of capital over labour ' and call for a progres...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
CIL project in Africa faces delay
Coal India's exploration plans in Mozambique is moving at a slow pace because of procedural delays ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Minors shot dead, finger at rebels
Three minor boys who had just appeared for matriculation examination were allegedly shot dead by re...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Tiger carcass found in Orang
A carcass of a Royal Bengal tiger was recovered from Gorabhanga area of the Orang National Park tod...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Prices of potato, onion rise
Potato and onion prices are rising in the city and residents fear that if no steps are taken to che...   | Read..