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Friday , January 22 , 2016
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PM breaks silence on Vemula suicide, faces angry slogans (at UP varsity)

Jan 22, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over last Sunday’s suicide of Hyderabad University student Rohit Vemula, but faced angry slogans at the gathering here that he chose to break...   | Read..

Vemula death: Students insist suspension be lifted without terms

Jan 22, 2016
Students stepped up their protests on Friday over the suicide of Hyderabad University doctoral candidate Rohit Vemula, demanding ”unconditional” revocation of...   | Read..

At Davos, Rajan explains India's reforms: direction right, level 'wrong'

Jan 22, 2016
Economic reforms in India are going in the right direction, but the level is “wrong”, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has said, referring to some...   | Read..

Supreme Court refuses to stay HC's contempt notice against Arundhati Roy

Jan 22, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a criminal contempt notice issued by the Bombay High Court against author Arundhati Roy for a magazine article questioning the...   | Read..

SC orders CBI to probe 2005 killing of BSP MLA

Jan 22, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into the murder of Bahujan Samaj Party leader Raju Pal in 2005 in Uttar Pradesh.   | Read..

Owaisi's MIM fields Dalit from Muslim-dominated seat in Uttar Pradesh Assembly bypoll

Jan 22, 2016
Asaduddin Owaisi’s Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has decided to field a Dalit candidate from the Muslim-dominated Bikapur constituency of Faizabad in Uttar...   | Read..

Suspense over Rafale deal persists

Jan 22, 2016
Suspense over the $9 billion dollar Rafale fighter plane deal continued on Friday as French Ambassador Francois Richier here said a “complex negotiation” is...   | Read..
'Deceptive answers' in Pathankot lie test
Quote of the day

Politicians should not interfere in university affairs

M. Venkaiah Naidu

Nation RSS
Silent PM, glib colleagues botch reaction
Ill-advised comments by Smriti Irani and BJP general secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, and Narendra Modi'...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Taste of history, Tridib to Tolstoy
One question had been following Agnitra Ghosh like a shadow ever since he read The Shadow Lines thre...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Paddy politics: nose cut off to spite face
The Mamata Banerjee government's plan to buy 45 lakh tonnes of paddy directly from farmers to boost ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
"A dark winter night! It seemed even the stars in the sky were shivering. Halku was sitting in ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
CM's message for Morcha
Mamata Banerjee today asked the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to refrain from violence and talk to the stat...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Pulled to the Centre
The Narendra Modi government's decision to abolish the National Development Council is a further blo...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
For Mike, Dhoni's still best man to lead India
Former Australia cricketer Mike Hussey has backed Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that is long-time Chen...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Taliban raid renews Pak fears
Attacks on education have long been a signature atrocity of the Pakistani Taliban, whose militants h...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Double breach of thresholds
The rupee today closed below the 68-mark against the dollar, a 29-month low, while the Sensex, the B...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Sub-10 chill set to return
Call it winter's parting shot.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Protest on green tribunal order
The National Green Tribunal order on Tuesday for the demolition of eateries along the stretch of Nat...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Race hots up for mayoral bypoll
All eyes are set on the mayoral by-election scheduled here tomorrow.   | Read..