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CWC members likely to resign;
to attack Rahul's advisors

Updated: 19 May 2014, Monday, 16:17 hrs (IST)
Congress Working Committee members could offer their resignation at its meeting Monday to take the blame for the party’s worst-ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections, and to shield vice-president Rahul Gandhi by gunning for his advisors....   | Read..

Sahara offers to sell hotels abroad, but SC asks for ‘logical & acceptable’ proposal

Updated: 19 May 2014, Monday, 18:25 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Sahara Group to come out with a “logical” and “acceptable” proposal on paying Rs 10,000 crore for getting its ch...   | Read..

Sensex, Nifty at fresh closing peaks

Updated: 19 May 2014, Monday, 18:30 hrs (IST)
Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended at new peaks for the third session in a row on Monday, boosted by gains in power and capital goods shares and continued optimism over...   | Read..

Modi tries to temper high hopes

Narendra Modi has set cabinet-formation talks in motion amid a general indication that veterans should not get too high on hope and that a few heavyweights may be held back for party work....   | Read..

The revenge of the veg bhavan

For years, Gujarat Bhavan in Delhi could do little but munch on its vegetarian fare and envy the reign of Andhra Bhavan, the badshah of bhavans that is built on a menu of...   | Read..

Hunt for House cushion for Rahul

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi may not hand the parliamentary party’s reins to Rahul Gandhi immediately and could opt to give the job to veterans who have weathered po...   | Read..

Collective Party of India (Marxist)

Biman Bose, the CPM’s Bengal chief, today offered to take responsibility for the party’s rout in the Lok Sabha elections in the state but was swiftly turned down ...   | Read..

Nitish to sleep over Dal clamour

The political stalemate in Bihar continued with Nitish Kumar, who resigned as chief minister yesterday, coming under intense pressure from JD(U) legislators to continue in th...   | Read..

Lalu breaks political ice

Narendra Modi has ensured a telephone conversation after 20 years between friends-turned-bitter rivals Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar....   | Read..

Poll results echo defiance

Singlehood is not the only thing common to Naveen Patnaik, Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee. With a streak of defiance, they have emerged as formidable regional satraps who s...   | Read..

Exit Ramesh, enter doubts

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s tweet after BJP’s thumping victory said: “India has won, acchhe din aanewale hain.” Saranda Development Pl...   | Read..
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Rout blame on ministers
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Clinical KKR win
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Policy test after poll success
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Jharkhand RSS
Capital comes of age but for a price
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Rahul seeks poll debacle report
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Museum in makeover mode
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