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Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi out of BJP Parliamentary Board, moved 'upstairs'

Updated: 26 August 2014, Tuesday, 17 hrs (IST)
The generational shift in the Bharatiya Janata Party was complete on Tuesday with its founders Atal Behari Vajpayee, L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi being dropped from the Parliamentary Board, the highest decision-making body, which has the stamp of Prime Minister Narendra Modi all over now....   | Read..

Governors named for Karnataka, Goa & Maharashtra; Kalyan Singh gets Rajasthan

Updated: 26 August 2014, Tuesday, 17 hrs (IST)
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, 82, was on Tuesday appointed Governor of Rajasthan, and three more Bharatiya Janata Party leaders were named for the ...   | Read..

• Mizo students: Don’t make us dumping ground

  Updated: 26 August 2014, Tuesday, 17 hrs (IST)

Cases against 3 students, 2 teachers of
Scindia School over ragging

Updated: 26 August 2014, Tuesday, 14 hrs (IST)
Police on Tuesday registered cases against three students and two staffers of the prestigious Scindia School at Fort here in connection with the suicide attempt made by Adarsh Singh, son of Bihar Cooperatives Minister Jai Kumar Singh, after alleged ragging. ...   | Read..

Onion farmers & traders cry foul over essential-commodity tag

Updated: 26 August 2014, Tuesday, 14 hrs (IST)
Farmers and traders here have questioned the government’s July 2 decision to bring onions under the Essential Commodities Act (ECA)...   | Read..

Coal allotments over 17 years
illegal: SC

The Supreme Court today declared as “arbitrary and illegal” the allocation of 153 coal blocks by the Centre between 1993 and 2010 — nearly two decades that straddle the NDA and the UPA regimes....   | Read..

Bypoll thorn in 100-day bouquet

The Assembly bypolls have proffered Prime Minister Narendra Modi a moth-eaten bouquet as he approaches his first 100 days in office: it’s a tale of wilted returns f...   | Read..

The ‘general’ who made Gandhi


Two more deaths in Dhemaji

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim with two more deaths reported in Dhemaji district while the Subansiri in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh continues to...   | Read..

Govts served border notices

Gauhati High Court today issued notices to Delhi and Dispur over the recent clashes between police and protesters in Golaghat district that killed three persons. ...   | Read..

Another scam rocks state

Another land scam — this time related to hospitals and nursing homes — has hit the state government in its face even as it tries to wriggle out of the BDA and...   | Read..

Violated by husband, jeered by cops

Tara Shahdeo, the national-level shooter who has accused her husband of hidden identity, forceful conversion and physical assault, has now blamed Ranchi police of inactio...   | Read..
The ‘general’ who made Gandhi
Quote of the day
I am standing in an endless line of those who completely adored him
Steven Spielberg
on Richard Attenborough
Nation RSS
Dickie and his darlings
In the arts world inhabited by "luvvies", Richard Attenborough was known as "Dickie".   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bus fare hike and fuel price cushion
The Mamata Banerjee government on Monday raised bus fares by Re 1 across slabs and said it would for...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Price rider in potato export plan
The Bengal government today told potato traders they would be allowed to export 700 tonnes to other...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Police zero in on boy's tormentors
Gwalior police have zeroed in on the students of The Scindia School who allegedly bullied the son of...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Dooars garden section to open today
Work will resume tomorrow in Dima Tea Estate in the Dooars, where a worker had thrashed a garden of...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Forsaken by history
The significance of the year 1937 as a major milestone in the colonial history of India is often eit...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
No decision on Fletcher beyond the ongoing tour, asserts Yadav
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's comments in Bristol on Sunday may have come as manna from heaven for head co...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Egypt in secret Libya strikes
Twice in the last seven days, Egypt and the UAE have secretly teamed up to launch airstrikes agains...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Court call clouds coal course
The Supreme Court's ruling on coal block allocations sparked a spontaneous sale on the stock market...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Knot legal, says Maji
The July marriage of national-level shooter Tara Shahdeo to a man with two identities ' Rakibul Hass...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Murder protests echo in House
The execution of 16-year-old school student Priya Basumatary by NDFB (S) militants that has been dr...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
BMC to unwrap gifts on Aug 31
On August 31, which is observed as local self-government day, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC...   | Read..