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Wednesday , May 14 , 2014
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BJP goes into huddle ahead of counting of votes

Updated: 14 May 2014, Wednesday, 16:00 hrs (IST)
The top brass of the Bharatiya Janata Party went into a huddle on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of the party forming the government at the Centre and changes in the organisation ahead of counting of votes on May 16....   | Read..

Patnaik non-committal on supporting NDA govt

Updated: 14 May 2014, Wednesday, 16:40 hrs (IST)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, whose Biju Janata Dal was once close to the Bharatiya Janata Party, was non-committal on supporting a BJP-led National Democratic Al...   | Read..

May 13, more distant than just a decade

The Indian voter delivers the most dramatic verdict in nearly three decades, sweeping away the India Shining years with the stroke of a finger. Sonia Gandhi deadpans “normally this happens”, asked if the Congress Parliamentary Party leader would become Prime Minister, setting in ...   | Read..

Modi keen to nip dual axis

Narendra Modi has indicated that were he to become Prime Minister, he would also like to head the NDA parliamentary party as Atal Bihari Vajpayee did when he was in power....   | Read..

Cops name nine rebels

Assam police today revealed the names of nine militants of the Songbijit faction of the NDFB, who allegedly carried out attacks in three villages of the BTAD, killing at ...   | Read..

Gogoi rejects exit poll signs

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said he did not believe in exit polls after they predicted the ruling Congress getting anywhere between two and five Lok Sabha seats in...   | Read..

Go under the robot’s knife

Robotic surgery will be introduced by year-end at the state-run SCB Medical College and Hospital here. Robots will assist doctors during advanced surgical procedures at the h...   | Read..

Teacher ‘rapes’ 10-yr-old

A 35-year-old teacher allegedly raped his 10-year-old student inside a toilet of a private boarding school in Dhanbad this morning, showing once again how vulnerable girl...   | Read..

ED finally attaches Shahi property

Enforcement Directorate (ED) today ordered the attachment of one-time minister and kingmaker Bhanu Pratap Shahi’s property spread across India, putting Garhwa’s C...   | Read..
Modi keen to nip dual axis
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