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BJP frantic to resolve internal differences
NEW DELHI: Frantic efforts were being made by the Bharatiya Janata Party here on Monday to resolve inner-party differences and break the deadlock with general secretary Arun Jaitley so that a “united” picture can be presented here ...
Easy to be armchair critics, says Congress
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday described the criticism of the United Progressive Alliance by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in its manifesto as “unfair, hypocritical and dishonest.” At the party’s routine ...
Third Front has no leader, no agenda: BJP
NEW DELHI: The very concept of a Third Front once again come under attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party, which dismissed the March 12 Tumkur rally as a “successful photo opportunity.” While the country needed a stable government ...
Gowda flays Congress’ ‘we-alone-can-rule’ stand
NEW DELHI: The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda, on Monday went hammer and tongs at the Congress which, he said, thought no party, except it, was fit to rule the country. “I can give any number of examples of their attitude ...
Basu for alternative government at Centre
“One that will serve the common man’s interests and adopt the secular line”
Plea seeking cancellation of ‘lotus’ symbol dismissed
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed at the admission stage a special leave petition against a Delhi High Court order rejecting a public interest litigation plea seeking cancellation of the ‘lotus’ symbol allotted to ...
Amar Singh: not joining Third Front
New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Monday ruled out the possibility of his party joining the Third Front. He said with CPI-(M) leader Prakash Karat at its helm, he saw no such hope. “Had comrade Harkishan Singh ...
Congress renominates 4 Jharkhand MPs
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday cleared candidates for five of the six Lok Sabha seats it will contest in Jharkhand as part of an arrangement with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). While the JMM will ...
BJP finalises seven candidates for Assam
NEW DELHI: BJP president Rajnath Singh has finalised seven candidates for Assam. The party is contesting eight Lok Sabha seats in alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad and all, except the candidate for Dhubri seat, have been finalised. AGP will ...
Naveen Patnaik is a traitor, says Sushma Swaraj
‘He has also cheated Oriya people’
Advani reiterates ‘one rank, one pension’
NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani on Monday once again made an appeal in favour of ‘one rank, one pension’ for retired personnel of the armed forces. He said the party would implement it if voted to ...
Sabharwal is envoy to Pakistan
NEW DELHI: Sharat Sabharwal was on Monday named the next High Commissioner to Pakistan at a time when bilateral ties between the two countries have entered a phase of chill following the Mumbai terror attacks in November last year. Mr. ...
India welcomes end to Pakistan standoff
NEW DELHI: India on Monday welcomed the end to the political crisis in Pakistan and hoped that the government there would be stable to act as a “bulwark” against extremism and devote its attention to fighting terrorism. ...
Nail-biting moments & the winner is… Surabhi
CHENNAI: A standard XII student who wanted to tackle recession by starting a labour-intensive industry to fuel demand. An engineering student who knew that someday he would prove Einstein wrong. The would-be filmmaker who did not believe in ...
She is no stranger to schoolchildren
NEW DELHI: Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who arrived in the capital on Monday on a five-day visit, is familiar to Indian children who have studied about her in an NCERT book. President Bachelet, the first woman to hold that ...
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