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Thursday , May 8 , 2014
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EC justifies denial of permission to Modi rally

Updated: 08 May 2014, Thursday, 18:05 hrs (IST)
The Election Commission on Thursday justified the decision to deny permission to Narendra Modi's rally in Varanasi city and came to the defence of the District Magistrate whose removal is being demanded by the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...   | Read..

Denied public meet at Varanasi, Modi questions EC's neutrality

Updated: 08 May 2014, Thursday, 11:55 hrs (IST)
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi on Thursday questioned the Election Commission’s neutrality after it denied him permission to hold a meeting at a congested ...   | Read..

Stung BJP on warpath in holy city

The BJP has lashed out at the Election Commission and threatened to hit the streets of Varanasi tomorrow morning, alleging that Narendra Modi was denied permission to hold th...   | Read..

Rigging shout softer, but let-down cry

A few CPM and BJP polling agents were allegedly beaten up, and FIRs were lodged against two Trinamul leaders, one of them an MLA accused of casting over 100 false votes....   | Read..

Long-held Tata dream gets licence to fly

The Tatas appear set to return to the Indian skies after more than 60 years with AirAsia India, the new carrier being partnered by the group, securing the flying licence ...   | Read..

Poll boycott in Afzal land

At first glance, everything seemed all right as the thwack of the willow sent the ball arching into the air. Or was it a stone?...   | Read..

‘Hot’ Sahara boss gets a cold shoulder

If you are in the cooler, it’s just not cool to ask for a cooler....   | Read..

Large-scale teaching vacancies paralyse varsities

Academic and research activities in state-run universities across Odisha have been badly hit by large-scale vacancies in faculty, thanks to red tape and enforcement of the mo...   | Read..

Nor’wester freeze for 72 hours

The mercury took a double-degree stride overnight in most parts of Jharkhand, heralding another hot and dry spell as maverick winds scuttled chances of stormy relief in the n...   | Read..

Missing boy blot on rescue mission

A Jharkhand government team, which went to Bangalore last month to rescue 14 child workers, returned today with 13, a 10-year-old Bokaro boy mysteriously lost in transit. Read..

Cong veteran raises voice

Trouble seems to be mounting for chief minister Tarun Gogoi with senior-most Congress legislator Rameswar Dhanowar seeking his resignation over his “failure” ...   | Read..

CM to snap ties if BPF is guilty

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said his government would break the alliance with the Bodoland People’s Front in “five minutes” if its involvement in...   | Read..

Civilian victim of poll firing

The death of a civilian in police firing in Sitamarhi, stray violence in Muzaffarpur and high turnout marked the Lok Sabha polls today in seven constituencies in the stat...   | Read..

Modi deflects ‘cheap’ salvo at opponents

Narendra Modi today said the people behind rotting of foodgrain in godowns and the Commonwealth Games scam were indulging in neech rajniti (cheap politics), not he...   | Read..
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