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Thursday , April 24 , 2014
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Merciless sun is kinder than the frying questions

In Malda, it all seems to depend on how much sun one is taking. The big guns can come and go. Mithun Chakraborty, for example, led to a new saying when he visited Disco Mor on April 16, accompanying Mamata Banerjee, to a meeting in support of the Trinamul candidate, Bhumi singer Soumitra Roy. ...   | Read..

If there’s a Modi wave, it takes a detour here

Mahdipur is a spectacular border-crossing. The drive to it from the Indian side is on a narrow but smooth road that winds through Malda’s famous mango orchards and the r...   | Read..

‘Pauper’ vs chopper in Varanasi

Arvind Kejriwal filed his nomination papers today, Narendra Modi will do so tomorrow. Varanasi votes in the last phase on May 12 but this pilgrim city has already been hu...   | Read..

Just what doctor ordered

A Priyanka dose a day is fortifying the Congress as it battles Narendra Modi in a tough election....   | Read..

Pressure shows on Mulayam

Under pressure, Mulayam Singh Yadav is known to crack up or fight back. In the 12 seats that vote on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party chief is doing a bit of bot...   | Read..
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iPhone & a wink, 2G Raja sells 3G

Andimuthu Raja loves 3G. Far away from Delhi, where he is facing trial in the 2G scandal, the former...   | Read..

Two Ms key for ‘runaway’ Azhar

Age and a fixing scandal may have snuffed out Mohammed Azharuddin’s chances of playing cricket...   | Read..

Principal slams Modi’s model, BJP complains

The BJP has complained to the poll panel against the principal of St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, accusing him of try...   | Read..

Monsoon test stares at new govt

A poor-performing summer monsoon may be among the earliest challenges for the new government that takes over in May this...   | Read..

Cauliflower Hema haunts lotus Hema

The young schoolteacher’s parents had paid Hema Malini a tribute by naming their daughter after her. Their favourite fi...   | Read..

Stage set for Modi vs Lady vs Daddy

In this southern stage it has come down to Modi versus the Lady versus Daddy. Sample these statements: ...   | Read..

‘Unholy’ plea to holy city

Arun Jaitley, the suave and witty lawyer and top BJP leader, is asking for votes in the name of piety. ...   | Read..

Statue mirrors Congress fate

In a country obsessed with statues, this one speaks volumes. All the more so in election season....   | Read..