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On Tripura border, villagers lynch BSF soldier after mob member is shot dead

Updated: 07 June 2014, Saturday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
A Border Security Force soldier was lynched by villagers after a man was killed in alleged firing by the security personnel during a clash which broke out near the Indo-Bangladesh border. ...   | Read..
 

The nation doesn’t want to know daily

Narendra Modi has told his MPs not to deliver “an address a day to the nation” or provide media bites on subjects they are unfamiliar with or “ignorant about”....   | Read..
 

Opposition slices await four parties

The BJP has sounded the AIADMK on the deputy Speaker’s post and is not averse to the Congress filling up the Opposition leader’s slot, sources said....   | Read..
 

Curious case of Cong kid gloves for Shashi

If Narendra Modi has told his flock not to address the nation every day, the Congress has turned permissive overnight....   | Read..
 

The last wave

A parade of Presidents, Prime Ministers, kings and queens marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings that launched the Normandy invasion and contributed to the defe...   | Read..
 

Panel pours water on new bench cry

The judicial commission, which was looking into the issue of setting up Orissa High Court benches in various parts of the state, appears reluctant towards the move....   | Read..
 

Dissidents’ powerful salvo at Nitish

Dissidence in the JDU got a fillip today with at least four of its MLAs parroting what the BJP had...   | Read..
 

Hamren SP killed in ambush

Suspected militants gunned down Hamren superintendent of police Nitya Nanda Goswami and his proximate security officer Ratul Nunisa during an encounter at Rongfu along the As...   | Read..
 

Fear of death hangs in the air

“We have to live in constant fear. We need security,” says Winkle Sangma, 45, of Rongpakgre village in Chokpot. ...   | Read..
 

Give us our maps or see you in court

Chief minister Hemant Soren has threatened to file a case against Bihar if it failed to hand over maps of over 32,000 revenue villages, bringing up the thorny issue of messy ...   | Read..
 
Fred Glover, 88, a British D-Day veteran of the Normandy campaign, watches a display by 300 multinational paratroopers in Ranville, in the lower Normandy region, that marked the anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Reuters)
The last wave
 
 
Quote of the day
How can I ignore women, when I am one myself?
Sumitra Mahajan
Lok Sabha Speaker on the long-pending women’s reservation bill
 
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Kejriwal faces trial, senior leaders bicker
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Door open for online entry
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Bihar RSS
To belt or not to belt
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North Bengal RSS
Green light to Buxa rides
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Opinion RSS
The language of difference
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Security strategy under scan
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Odisha RSS
Lens on errant Opolfed kiosks
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