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Plea against Pratibha rejected
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a public interest litigation petition that sought cancellation of the nomination of Pratibha Patil for the Presidential election. The plea wanted Ms. Patil disqualified on the ground that she ...
UPA, Left parties condemn campaign against Pratibha
"Sanctity of constitutional process being destroyed by interested parties”
Metamorphosis of a Mahavira image
How a seventh century Jain sculpture became an Amman idol in rural Tamil Nadu
Allegations baseless, says Sushma Swaraj
NEW DELHI: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Tuesday rejected as “false and baseless” the charges levelled against its Presidential candidate Bhairon Singh Shekhawat for some of his actions as Chief Minister of Rajasthan. ...
Eight persons killed as rain lashes Kolkata
Public transport hit, educational institutions closed, large parts of the city submerged, many stranded
Court rejection embarrasses BJP
Recruitment of the educated, a concern
NEW DELHI: As investigations are on into the near-successful car-bomb attack on Glasgow airport — the first known instance of Indian nations having participated in an al-Qaeda linked act of terrorism — both the United Kingdom and ...
Rain continues, 21 die in Gujarat
GANDHINAGAR: At least 21 persons were killed in heavy rain and floods in Gujarat during the past 24 hours even as Chief Minister Narendra Modi requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make available the services of the Air Force for rescue ...
Mistaken identity: Haneef’s father-in-law
BANGALORE: Afshaq Ahmed, father-in-law of Mohammed Haneef, who has been detained in Brisbane for his suspected role in the U.K. terror attack, claimed that his son-in-law was innocent. “The SIM card that my son-in-law gave to his friend ...
Kalam returns power Bill to West Bengal Assembly
KOLKATA: The Electricity (West Bengal Amendment) Bill 2005, passed by the West Bengal Assembly, has been returned by President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam through the Governor for reconsideration and deletion of three clauses, Speaker H.A. Halim said ...
Centre to ease norms for new medical colleges
To help States with low health indicators
India acquires Gandhi’s manuscript
The document was withdrawn from Tuesday morning’s session by Christie’s
No fuel price hike for now, says Deora
NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the continuing rise in international prices and the India crude basket getting dearer, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora on Tuesday ruled out a hike in petrol and diesel prices for the present. “We stand by ...
Naxal leader held in Chhattisgarh
HYDERABAD: An important naxalite leader, believed to be responsible for many attacks on the police in Chhattisgarh and the adjoining areas of Maharashtra, was arrested on Tuesday. A huge quantity of explosives and weapons was recovered ...
Mamata seeks CBI inquiry
Protest rally against policies of West Bengal Government
Another soldier kills himself in Jammu
Jammu: In yet another case of suicide by Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir, a soldier shot himself with his service rifle. Rifleman Vishnu Pratap Singh of Rajput Rifles killed himself at the Ratnuchuk Army Camp at 10 p.m. on Monday. A ...
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