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Modi is lying, never had friendship with him, says Ahmed Patel

Updated: 02 May 2014, Friday, 17:15 hrs (IST)
The controversy over Narendra Modi's interview to Doordarshan intensified on Friday with Sonia Gandhi's political aide Ahmed Patel denying Modi’s claims of closeness between them, saying the remarks were “baseless” and “a complete lie”. ...   | Read..

Court summons Raja, Kanimozhi in money laundering case

Updated: 02 May 2014, Friday, 17:10 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court on Friday summoned former telecom minister A Raja, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam lawmaker Kanimozhi and 17 other accused in the 2G telecom spectrum case...   | Read..

11 killed in militant attacks in Assam

Updated: 02 May 2014, Friday, 12:45 hrs (IST)
Militants of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) gunned down 11 people in two districts of Assam falling under Bodoland Territorial Administration area ...   | Read..

‘Soft rigging’ under commission’s radar

The Election Commission’s special observer, Sudhir Kumar Rakesh, today said he could not say whether the third phase of polling in Bengal was peaceful but added that it...   | Read..

Screams EC didn’t hear

A homemaker in the heart of Burdwan town recounted on Wednesday how a group of men on bikes surrounded her house around midnight on Tuesday, threw stones, smashed glass panes ...   | Read..

‘Politics’ around Case 102

The investor whose complaint has been cited by Bengal police to break open a bank locker at night and summon CPM leaders in the Saradha case has said “politics is being...   | Read..

IIT in world’s top young 100

The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, has shown the way....   | Read..

Record turnout in peaceful elections

People came out to vote in large numbers today in the seven parliamentary seats in the Mithilanchal and Kosi region. ...   | Read..

Fresh tension along border

Mizoram home minister R. Lalzirliana today visited a disputed area on the Mizoram-Assam border as tension escalated following alleged violence in Buhchangphai village, 130km ...   | Read..

Harsh on Ma-Beta, Modi mild on Lalu

Soft on Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi and their daughter Misa Bharti, Narendra Modi today went hard after “Ma-Beta (Sonia and Rahul Gandhi)” in his election spee...   | Read..

Report cloud on Chanho ‘rape’

The BJP worker was not raped, a report tabled by Sadar Hospital medical board has claimed, to which her party has responded by demanding she be re-examined at Rajendra In...   | Read..

Ambush probe nails Dumka SP

DGP Rajeev Kumar has recommended the suspension of Dumka SP Nirmal Kumar Mishra after an inquiry held him and deputy commissioner Harsh Mangala responsible for ignoring secur...   | Read..
CPM supporters sit under a tree, 400 metres away from the polling booth at Kurmitha village in the Bolpur constituency in Birbhum on Wednesday. Sitaram Balmiki (in white vest and holding a stick) said: “I entered the booth to cast my vote but a local Trinamul leader caught me and ordered me to cast my vote for Trinamul. I refused and walked out. After we informed our comrades, they decided not to go to cast their votes.”
‘Soft rigging’ under commission’s radar
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I was waiting that Modi will quit politics but he didn’t
Salman Khurshid
on Narendra Modi’s claim that he would rather quit politics than hurt a martyr’s family
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