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Wednesday , July 22 , 2015
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RS adjourned thrice before noon over Lalit Modi, Vyapam issues

Jul 22, 2015
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned thrice on Wednesday in the pre-noon session because of Opposition protests over the Lalit Modi and Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.   | Read..

Lok Sabha Day 1 washed out as Cong wants ministers' heads, TRS wants Telangana HC

Jul 22, 2015
Proceedings in Lok Sabha were washed out on Wednesday on the first working day of the Monsoon session with an aggressive Opposition seeking removal of External Affairs...   | Read..

LG rejects Maliwal's appointment as chief of Delhi women's commission

Jul 22, 2015
Delhi's Lt Governor, Najeeb Jung, has rejected the appointment of Swati Maliwal as chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women by the Arvind Kejriwal government, saying...   | Read..


Jul 22, 2015
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee crowed on Tuesday that her “martyrs’ day” rally had “broken all records in the history of rallies in...   | Read..

Afterthought whiff on Amit

Jul 22, 2015
A statement issued by an advertising agency today has injected a curious element into the question whether Amitabh Bachchan agreed to promote Doordarshan Kisan channel free...   | Read..

Out: foreign minister (not big India's)

Jul 22, 2015
Bhutan, the South Asian mainland's youngest democracy, has sacked its foreign minister over corruption allegations even though a court acquitted him at a time the world's...   | Read..

Report card on Lalu strike day

Jul 22, 2015
Chief minister Nitish Kumar would release a report card on the achievements of the state government's performance over the past 10 years on July 27, the day his ally Lalu...   | Read..

SC refers migrants' kids issue to bench

Jul 22, 2015
The Supreme Court today referred the issue of providing Indian citizenship to children of illegal migrants born in this country to a Constitution bench.   | Read..

Seat hike waits for court nod

Jul 22, 2015
Orissa High Court today directed the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Committee - 2015 to notify that admissions to the enhanced seats in government engineering...   | Read..

Row over 'courtesy visit'

Jul 22, 2015
The visit of 12 Congress MLAs from Odisha to New Delhi to meet the party high command has raised an eyebrow in the party circles in the state.   | Read..
Quote of the day

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the seven-year-old who played a mute Pakistani girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Nation RSS
Siren wails to signal all-out House war
The Centre's combative posture on the first day of the monsoon session has prompted the Congress to ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Women bear the brunt, app cab to auto rogue Uber driver held for harass
An Uber driver was arrested on Monday night after a woman complained to police that he harassed her ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata sure of election result, not rivals
Mamata Banerjee today launched her campaign for the 2016 Assembly polls and predicted Trinamul's vic...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
A new dimension to urban life coupled with an ethereal feeling - the inauguration of the 2.275km-lon...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Trinamul nets Left tea union leader
Trinamul today managed to bring to its fold the first CPM tea union leader from the Dooars, a belt w...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Paying for one's sins
The European Union was mooted in 1945 after World War II. A united Europe was the answer to the repe...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Eden is picked to host T20 final
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officially announced on Tuesday that Eden Gardens w...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Death highlights dangers of jogging
The question of whether jogging is safe has come up again following the death of the late David Fros...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Infosys delivers Sikka scorcher
IT services provider Infosys on Tuesday said a business revamp initiated by its first non-founder bo...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Steel city under siege
Jamshedpur students and parents faced chaos on Tuesday as tension gripped the steel city after overn...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Bhojpuris call for top-level inquiry
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today came down strongly on Ulfa (Independent) for "banning&qu...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Safety concern for twin cities
Armed robbers looted two houses in the city in the early hours today. This comes after a series of r...   | Read..