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Tuesday , June 3 , 2014
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Minister Munde dies of cardiac shock after car crash in heart of Delhi

Updated: 03 June 2014, Tuesday, 13:40 hrs (IST)
Gopinath Munde, Union Rural Development Minister and a popular backward class leader from Maharashtra, died on Tuesday apparently of shock and cardiac arrest suffered during a road accident early in the morning. ...   | Read..

Bail for driver behind Munde’s death

Updated: 03 June 2014, Tuesday, 18:22 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to Gurvinder Singh, the man arrested in connection with the accident that led to the death of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath ...   | Read..

SC turns down plea of Campa Cola apartment owners in Mumbai against demolition

Updated: 03 June 2014, Tuesday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea of the residents of illegal flats in Mumbai's Campa Cola Housing Society against an earlier order asking them to vaca...   | Read..

Quick footwork by Didi, Eden detour for cup sip

Mamata Banerjee has taken a “reverse swing” from north Bengal to pad up for a free-hit set up by IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens....   | Read..

Shah Rukh recounts a graceful lesson

“Sport teaches you to respect opponents, to be graceful.”...   | Read..

Rahul passes House buck

Veteran Karnataka leader Mallikarjun Kharge has been named the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, ensuring that Rahul Gandhi will not have to bear the burden of lea...   | Read..

New mantra: 3S or 3C

If groups of ministers are tossed out, bank on another kind of GoM: the Goodwill of Mates....   | Read..

Youths in judicial custody for rampage

The court of chief judicial magistrate (Jorhat) today sent 19 youths, arrested on the charges of causing violence and damaging public property yesterday morning in Jorhat...   | Read..

Gogoi in Delhi to clear air

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi left for New Delhi this afternoon to hold talks with the AICC team set up by party president Sonia Gandhi and meet vice-president Rahul Gandh...   | Read..

Merit eased out in please-all rejig

Beema Bharati (40), who was among the 14 new faces inducted in the Jitan Ram Manjhi ministry today, has been more in the limelight for fighting a raging battle of divorce and...   | Read..

Godda discovers bitter truth about orphanages

Four of Abdul Kudus Ansari’s children are among at least 200 from Jharkhand who were rescued from a station in Kerala on May 25, busting what the authorities claim is a...   | Read..
Shah Rukh Khan hugs his daughter Suhana at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore after the KKR victory on Sunday night. (Bangalore News Photos)
Quote of the day
Thank you my KKR for making us so happy
Shah Rukh Khan
in a tweet
Nation RSS
Eye on UP in officer extension
The Centre today approved a six-month extension for cabinet secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, less than a ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Party Knight before home hurrah
The somersault, the song and the shake-a-leg at the stadium with his Knights were the trailer of the...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata on Modi: 'Do I have to go?'
Mamata Banerjee has discounted the possibility of an immediate meeting with Prime Minister Narendra...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
DU forms debut with chaos
Rush, chaos, confusion and crash ruled the Delhi University campuses and website as soon as the sale...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Rohit gets mates, wait for mom to make up mind
His name would change with the address, but for now, nine-day-old Rohit Das has found nine eager co...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
In a sombre mood
Europe is going through one of its recurring periods of acute discomfort. Eurocrisis seems to have b...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Gambhir, Yusuf and Kallis top the popularity chart
Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey weren't on the same flight as most of their Kolkata Knight Riders (...   | Read.. 
International RSS
25 years on, Tiananmen tremors spill out
On a spring evening in 1989, with the student occupation of Tiananmen Square entering its second mo...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Sops for taxpayers in the works
The finance ministry may raise the exemption floor for taxpayers from the current Rs 2 lakh in the ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Backlog blow to e-district
Ranchi is honoured at the e-India Governance Summit in Hyderabad for best use of information and co...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
'Good progress' at border meet
Assam today maintained that "good progress" is being made at the nodal officers' level in the effor...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
BMC and people in action mode
Solid waste collection in the city started today with the corporation pressing into action new dust...   | Read..