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In Bihar, RJD to contest 25 seats, LJP 12; Congress given a mere three
Congress rejects Bihar seat-sharing accord
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday described the seat-sharing arrangement for Bihar proposed jointly by allies, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) as “unacceptable” but maintained that the United ...
It’s between Lalu and Congress: Paswan
New Delhi: Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday the allotment of seats to the Congress in Bihar was a matter betwen Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad and the Congress. “We tried to ...
Varun in trouble for inflammatory speeches
Election Commission orders filing of criminal cases
Varun communalising situation: Congress
Party obtaining CDs of his speeches for legal examination to lodge formal complaint
BJP speaks in two voices on Varun
NEW DELHI: The reported communal remarks by Varun Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate from Pilibhit and son of Maneka Gandhi, at several rallies in his constituency were strongly criticised by the party’s two Muslim faces ...
Maritime recce aircraft deal in final stage
U.S. proposal approving sale is before Congress
IPL drops New Delhi, Jaipur, Vizag venues
New Delhi: New Delhi, Jaipur and Visakhapatanam have been dropped as venues in the latest schedule for the second edition of the Indian Premier League(IPL), which is still awaiting the green signal from the Home Ministry. In the ...
Speaker’s vote saves Meghalaya government
Casting vote comes after a 27:27 tie in 60-member House
President’s rule likely
NEW DELHI: Meghalaya appears to be heading for a spell of President’s rule as Governor R.S. Mooshahary on Tuesday sent a report to the Centre on the fragile political situation in the State. Highly placed government sources said ...
“Third Front is the only alternative”
KOLKATA: The “Third Front” is the only alternative in today’s national political scenario; if it is in a position to form a government at the Centre after the coming Lok Sabha polls the Communist Party of India (Marxist) ...
Arun Jaitley continues to avoid election panel meetings
NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Arun Jaitley stayed away from two central election committee meetings on Tuesday also. He had absented himself from the March 13 meeting. Mr. Jaitley earlier indicated to his friends ...
Recession damming money for water
An already under-funded sector vital to growth, says World Bank
Mahindra’s Faridabad unit on stream
To produce specialised vehicles for armed forces and police
Experienced stars are the real assets
Dhoni stresses on the importance of counsel from the seniors in the team
Bat once, bat big should be India’s plan
Vettori’s men will have a very hard time if India’s batting dominance continues, writes John Wright
I can plot Tendulkar’s downfall, says school boy
Hamilton: What could not be decoded even by legends like Shane Warne is being claimed to have been unravelled by a New Zealand school boy, who feels he can perhaps plot the downfall of Sachin Tendulkar. St. Paul’s Collegiate ...
Federer, Murray on course for showdown
Bhupathi, Paes knocked out of doubles event
Charles, Camilla meet a veteran
QUITO: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have met the last surviving member of a subspecies of giant Galapagos tortoise, and they came away impressed by his girth. Upon seeing the tortoise called Lonesome George, Charles said to ...
Jade Goody views sunset, asks for Coke
London: Cancer-stricken British reality star Jade Goody, who is living her last few days at her residence here, defied all odds to view the sunset and asked for cans of Coke on Monday night. “The doctors are amazed. Jade managed to ...
Egypt to open inner chamber of pyramid
CAIRO: Travellers to Egypt will soon be able to explore the inner chambers of the 4,500-year-old “bent” pyramid, known for its oddly shaped profile, and other nearby ancient tombs, Egypt’s antiquities chief announced on ...
Police to use software to track down traffic violators
CHENNAI: Chennai City Traffic Police will soon use software to track down vehicle registration numbers and provide within minutes the complete registration details of traffic violators captured on CCTV cameras installed in many locations in ...
Appointment of 14 additional judges cleared
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