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Parrikar to resign tomorrow, Parsekar likely to succeed him as Goa CM

Updated: 07November 2014, Friday, 14:40 hrs (IST)
Manohar Parrikar, who is tipped to get the Union Defence portfolio, said on Friday that he would resign as Goa Chief Minister on Saturday....   | Read..

PM adopts village in constituency that elected him, seeks end to female foeticide

Updated: 07November 2014, Friday, 14:42 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly pitched for ending the practice of female foeticide as he adopted Jayapur village in his Lok Sabha constituency, urging vi...   | Read..

Held: Saradha thorn in TMC side

A former Trinamul associate, who was questioned by the CBI on the Saradha scandal and had embarrassed the party by speaking of overnight riches of some leaders, was arrested ...   | Read..

Rs 51-lakh prize? Be proud, don’t be a cynic

Mamata Banerjee’s vision — Bangla abar jagat sabhaye sreshtho ason lobey (Bengal will regain the top spot in the world) — will come close to frui...   | Read..

Navy boat sinks, 1 dead and 4 missing

A sailor drowned and four others were missing after an Indian Navy vessel sank just outside the Visakhapatnam naval dockyard around 8pm today....   | Read..

Planet birth image, up close

Astronomers have captured an image of the birth of planets around an ...   | Read..

Weather forecast may or may not be as clear as daylight

“Rain and thundershowers at isolated places over West Bengal and Odisha” on November 7....   | Read..

Letter war against CM office

Forest department officials have launched a letter campaign against Hemant Soren, accusing the chief minister and his office of pulling strings for politically motivated tran...   | Read..

Court the lotus, wilt hopes of partymen

Ajsu supremo Sudesh Mahto might have traded his “politically correct decision” with peace of mind, as rebellion within party ranks over his “unequal pol...   | Read..

For Sudesh, BJP best choice for stability

Ajsu president Sudesh Mahto is in the thick of things, ever since he sealed a seat-sharing deal with the BJP, agreeing to contest only eight seats....   | Read..

BJP seeks probe into AIUDF role

The BJP today demanded a police investigation into the alleged role of AIUDF members in sending youths from Assam to Bangladesh for jihadi training....   | Read..

Global meet on jumbos

A two-day international conference, beginning here today, stressed on conservation of elephants in India, Bhutan and Myanmar. ...   | Read..

Manjhi isolated in battle within

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, on the backfoot over the purported violation of rules to favour his son-in-law, today found himself isolated within his own government with a...   | Read..

Janata unites over Nitish

The Mandal chieftains of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar drowned differences today to project Nitish Kumar as the face of the united Janata parivar — seen as a move to coun...   | Read..

MP passes buck and cash to party

The BJD has faced embarrassment following the statement of Mayurbhanj MP Rama Chandra Hansdah, currently in CBI custody, that Rs 28 lakh seized by the central agency from his...   | Read..
Salman Khan meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
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