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Centre lists LG's powers, Kejriwal claims BJP backing transfers racket

May 22, 2015
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the Union government on Friday after it notified the role and powers of Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor, whose choice of an acting chief secretary had...   | Read..

Jaya to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM tomorrow, retains old faces

May 22, 2015
Jayalalithaa, 67, will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister tomorrow along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was forced to...   | Read..

Corruption-free government, stage set for double-digit growth: Jaitley view of 1 yr

May 22, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said that one year of decisive and corruption-free governance at the Centre has set the stage for a double-digit growth rate and...   | Read..

The changing colours of Didi (but take it with a pinch of saffron)

May 22, 2015
Mamata-watchers were tickled pink (or orange) on Thursday when the chief minister turned up for an administrative meeting in a sari with a generous dash of a...   | Read..

Benevolence rule: check pocket first

May 22, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a $1-billion line of credit, an English-medium school and an IT centre as gifts for Mongolia last week, his hosts had clapped...   | Read..

Lalu holds back cards on CM face

May 22, 2015
Lalu Prasad today refused to commit Nitish Kumar as the chief ministerial face for the Bihar elections, throwing clear hints that the much-hyped Janata family unity stood...   | Read..

Nitish gets his blitz brain

May 22, 2015
The author of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's famed chai pe charcha has switched tables and joined bête noire Nitish Kumar ahead of the critical Assembly battle for...   | Read..

Daily ordeal: Tale of bridge too far

May 22, 2015
Tension was writ large on the face of Bhuwaneshwar Sah after the ambulance in which he was carrying his ailing father-in-law from Samastipur to Patna got stuck in Gandhi...   | Read..

CM Raghubar plays pothole inspector

May 22, 2015
Chief minister Raghubar Das this morning inspected a 6km dilapidated stretch of road from Booty More to Kantatoli Chowk, stepping down from his car at least a couple of...   | Read..

PM yes to Sindri plant rebirth

May 22, 2015
The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today okayed reviving the urea unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) at Sindri with an investment...   | Read..

Assam loses SAF Games to Kerala

May 22, 2015
The venue of the SAF Games, scheduled for November this year, has been shifted to Kerala, with the Assam government expressing its inability to host the event. Kerala had...   | Read..
The changing colours of Didi (but take it with a pinch of saffron)
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