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Wheat procurement target crossed
Centre hopes to lift about 180 lakh tonnes for PDS, which will be the highest in five years
Minister endorses Speaker’s action
PUDUCHERRY: Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning V. Narayanasamy on Friday endorsed the decision of Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee to refer cases of “disorderly behaviour” of 32 MPs of different ...
Cabinet clears Cr.PC amendments
Basu: situation in Darjeeling grim
Kolkata: The situation in the Darjeeling Hills of West Bengal is grim in view of the ongoing agitation there by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu said here on Friday. The agitation that the GJM ...
“I have some apprehensions”
KOLKATA: The coming panchayat elections in West Bengal should go the Left Front’s way, though apprehensions persist on the question of unity among its constituents at certain levels and in some areas, veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu ...
Another man falls victim to moneylenders
LUCKNOW: In a stark reminder of the stranglehold of moneylenders, a daily wage earner in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh committed suicide, unable to repay a loan. It is said that following threats by moneylender Brijendra Singh, ...
Fatal flaws in Indian death penalty verdicts: Amnesty International
The only remedy: this punishment should go
Court seeks information on vacant PG medical seats
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the governments of six States to furnish the list of candidates who had opted for the all-India quota for admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses. Chief Secretaries and ...
Take fresh look at Nepal-India treaty: Yechury
KATHMANDU: Communist Party of India (Marxist) Polit Bureau member Sitaram Yechury has said the Nepal-India treaty signed in 1950 should be given a fresh look. Mr. Yechury, who was here on a two-day visit, was talking to journalists ...
HAL’s comeback appeal pays off
BANGALORE: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s initiative in wooing back some of its officers who left for greener pastures seems to be paying off. Speaking to The Hindu , senior officials of the public sector company ...
Army airs discontent with pay panel
NEW DELHI: The Army has officially acknowledged its unhappiness with the Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations, saying that the implementation of the recommended pay scales will have a deleterious impact on morale. So far the ...
Vanzara role alleged in another ‘encounter’
AHMEDABAD: A “petition-in-rejoinder” filed in the Gujarat High Court on Friday alleged the involvement of the former Gujarat Deputy Inspector-General of Police, D. G. Vanzara, in yet another fake encounter. The petition was ...
Surat policemen suspended for torturing minor boys
AHMEDABAD: Three policemen of the Salabatpura police station in Surat were placed under suspension on Friday for allegedly torturing three minor boys in custody. The suspension was ordered on a notice by the Gujarat State Human Rights ...
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