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Wednesday , August 27 , 2014

PM pulled up errant ministers, kin? Plain lies & malicious intent, says PMO

Updated: 27 August 2014, Wednesday, 15:12 hrs (IST)
The Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday dismissed media reports about the alleged misconduct of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son, dubbing these as ”plain lies, motivated and malicious attempt” to tarnish the image of the government. ...   | Read..

SC leaves it to PM, CMs to keep people facing criminal charges out of ministry

Updated: 27 August 2014, Wednesday, 13:51 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Prime Minister and chief ministers should desist from making ministers out of people facing criminal and corruption charges, but stopped short of prescribing the disqualification....   | Read..

SC tells DLF to pay up Rs 630cr CCI fine in
3 months, rejects plea for 6

Updated: 27 August 2014, Wednesday, 17:23 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed real estate major DLF Ltd to deposit the Rs 630-crore fine imposed on it by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for allegedly resorting to unfair business practices...   | Read..

Kerala cabinet ratifies bar ban, but clubs and beer parlours get a breather

Updated: 27 August 2014, Wednesday, 14:05 hrs (IST)
Kerala’s cabinet on Wednesday ratified the state government’s new liquor policy under which all bars attached to hotels below the five-star category will be c...   | Read..

Oh, Mr Mitra, what a miss!

Cyrus Mistry had just been asked whether he would be a little more aggressive, why he did not smile more often and what he thought of investing in Bengal....   | Read..

A house rebuilt

Chabad House, the Jewish outreach centre that was attacked during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks nearly six years ago, reopened on Tuesday. Besides 25 rabbis from across Asia...   | Read..

CMC to cut tax on tenanted property

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has decided to slash tax on tenanted properties....   | Read..

WHO calls for stiff curbs on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes, including bans on their use indoors and on advertising and sales to minors i...   | Read..

From ji to g (guide)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi have been dropped from the supreme policy-making body of the party they built....   | Read..

Judicial probe into girl killing

Dispur will institute a judicial probe into the killing of school student Priya Basumatary by NDFB (Songbijit) militants in Chirang district on August 20....   | Read..

Nitish trumps with Modi ace

Nitish Kumar subtly and silently adopted the very tactics ideated by Narendra Modi to script the BJP’s phenomenal victory in May to beat his rivals at their own game in...   | Read..

Gwalior school expels 3 students

The Gwalior school at the centre of a ragging controversy today expelled three senior students for alleged harassment of a junior, who remained critical in hospital after...   | Read..

Investment pedals in with Hero

Bihar got something to cheer about on the investment front with Hero Cycles today inaugurating its plant at the Bihta Industrial Park. ...   | Read..

Tribunal relief for OCS candidates

The Odisha State Administrative Tribunal (OSAT) today invalidated the evaluation process adopted for selection of candidates for the Odisha Civil Services (Main) Examinat...   | Read..

Marandi tops Cong wish list for poll pact

Blanked out from Jharkhand in Lok Sabha, the Congress seems to have changed its decision of going solo in Assembly polls and is fishing for regional alliances including B...   | Read..

Centre lens on Tara torment

The Union home ministry has sought a report from the Jharkhand government on a purported case of ‘love jihad’ involving a young markswoman and her R...   | Read..
Cyrus Mistry at the annual general meeting of Tata Global Beverages in Calcutta. Picture by Kishor Roy Chowdhury
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