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Only an alternative government can reverse slowdown: Yechury
Change in internal policy needed to improve situation, he says
BJP: we’ll not seek political mileage from Pilibhit episode
LUCKNOW: Within hours of Varun Gandhi being declared as the new “saffron hero,” the Bharatiya Janata Party now wants the Pilibhit issue to end. Kalraj Mishra, who is in charge of the BJP’s Uttar Pradesh affairs, described Mr. ...
A dangerous development
NEW DELHI: The CPI(M) on Saturday said the manner in which things unfolded at Pilibhit leading to Varun Gandhi’s surrender in a court in connection with his alleged hate speech clearly revealed the BJP’s real face as ...
Congress sees BJP, BSP nexus
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday alleged a nexus between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party in the way Varun Gandhi was allowed to surrender with fanfare in Pilibhit earlier in the day. Congress general secretary ...
Pranab objects to Beijing’s remarks
Jangipur (West Bengal): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India and China’s observations about the State are absolutely untenable. Mr. Mukherjee said China’s demands ...
Focussed primary health care can transform lives: Haines
National Rural Health Mission will have global significance if it achieves targets
Anbumani, Velu quit Cabinet
Decision unfortunate, says Manmohan
Anti-Sikh riots case: CBI files final report
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed the final report on the probe into a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case involving the former Union Minister, Jagdish Tytler, in a court here on Saturday. He is now the Congress candidate for ...
ELECTIONS2009 - KEYCONSTITUENCY
Statehood under the scanner
Geographically, the Autonomous District constituency comprises Assam’s biggest district, Karbi Anglong (almost the size of Tripura), and the North Cachar Hills district. Both these hill districts enjoy autonomy under the Sixth Schedule of ...
ELECTIONS2009 - TOUR DIARY
The return of the voters
In Orissa’s Ganjam district, migrant labour could tilt the scales
Cricket and commuting
It’s not often that you see your MP travelling by train or playing cricket with boys in the neighbourhood playground. So, early morning commuters at the suburban Sonarpur railway station were pleasantly surprised to see Sujan Chakraborty, ...
The machine count
Come April 16, the election juggernaut of the world’s biggest democracy will roll on with a whopping 15 lakh Electronic Voting Machines being pressed into service in more than eight lakh polling stations across the country, including remote ...
Mother tongue not enough here
Candidates typically seek votes by speaking to the electorate in their mother tongue. But what happens when the voters are a mix of Telugu, Kannada and Marathi? This peculiar situation confronts candidates in the Jukkal (SC) Assembly ...
Tough going for former naxals
Maoist rebels, who gave up their armed struggle and joined the mainstream, have been elected to local mandal parishads and zilla parishads, but have not been able to make it to the State Assembly or Parliament so far. A commander of the ...
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