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Tuesday , July 1 , 2014

I apologise unreservedly: Trinamul MP Paul says sorry for rape comment

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 19:00 hrs (IST)
Trinamul Congress member of Parliament Tapas Paul on Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology for his threat to kill CPI(M) workers and having their women raped after he was asked by an embarrassed party leadership to do so following widespread outrage. ...   | Read..

• Trinamul seeks unconditional apology

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 17:15 hrs (IST)

DU admissions – & the cutoff madness – begin

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 16:45 hrs (IST)
Admission season at Delhi University finally took off on Tuesday after a week’s delay caused by the standoff between the university and the University Grants Commission over the four-year undergraduate programme....   | Read..

Prices of LPG and jet fuel also marked up

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 13:45 hrs (IST)
The oil marketing companies on Tuesday marked up the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 16.50 per 14.2kg cylinder and that of jet fuel by Rs 414 per thousand litres, citing the surge in international oil prices caused by the Iraq crisis. ...   | Read..

Rangarajan files report on poverty formula, now for govt to draw the line

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 15:15 hrs (IST)
Chakravarthi Rangarajan, former head of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, has submitted his report on the Suresh Tendulkar Committee’s ...   | Read..

Tarun Tejpal granted regular bail

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 16:45 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted regular bail to Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case filed by his colleague with a warning that it will be ca...   | Read..

British Airways retrieves Amjad Ali’s sarod

Updated: 1 July 2014, Tuesday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, was restored to the iconic musician by British Airways after it went ..   | Read..


Video footage broadcast today showed Trinamul Congress MP Tapas Paul making statements that left little to the imagination....   | Read..

Madam, will you forgive and forget if Tapas Paul does this?

The Trinamul Congress was quick to distance itself from the statements of its MP Tapas Paul....   | Read..

Sexual harass slur on ICC top gun

A senior official of the International Cricket Council (ICC), associated with its anti-corruption and security unit, is understood to have “sexually harassed”...   | Read..

Dispur cracks eviction whip

Dispur today launched an eviction drive, which most within the establishment said was a now-or-never initiative to save Guwahati from going under water even after a brief sho...   | Read..

Waterway dream few steps away

Work on the proposed National Waterway No. 5 will begin shortly with the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) deciding to execute a part of it through a joint ventu...   | Read..

Cops play musical chairs

The government continued to make changes in the police brass, transferring 36 IPS officers today barely a week after it unceremoniously removed Abhayanand as director-general...   | Read..

State gears up for forest e-clearance

Jharkhand is gearing up to follow the central system of time-bound online forest clearance launched by the Narendra Modi government to help investors acquire forestland faste...   | Read..
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