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Now, Congress promises to provide rice at Rs. 1 per kg
BHUBANESWAR: For many parties fighting the coming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Orissa, it is now time to garner votes by promising to provide rice to the poor at a throwaway price. The Congress joined the bandwagon on Saturday by ...
PM can fight for the beard: Amar
New Delhi: In the backdrop of the observation of Supreme Court judge Justice Markande Katju in a recent case where a student was not allowed to sport a beard against school regulations, Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Saturday expressed ...
Arjun Singh unhappy over denial of ticket to his children
Terms Varun Gandhi’s arrest under NSA “unfortunate”
Emotional outburst: Congress
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday described senior party leader Arjun Singh’s expression of “disappointment” over denial of Lok Sabha ticket to his children in Madhya Pradesh as an “emotional ...
India 54th in networked readiness index
The country has come up with a “very mixed performance,” says report
‘Synthing’ virtual culture
Court: file report on child labour in match units
Indicate steps taken to disengage children
Kodnani sent to police custody for a day
AHMEDABAD: The former Gujarat Minister of State for Women’s Welfare, Mayaben Kodnani, was sent to police custody for the next 24 hours to be produced again on Sunday for remand, while her co-accused, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader, ...
West Bengal government plans police action in Lalgarh
KOLKATA: The West Bengal government will finalise its plan of police action in Lalgarh in Paschim Medinipur within the next seven days, State Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen said. This was necessary to ensure elections in that area, which has ...
Chiranjeevi is worth Rs. 88 crore
Hyderabad: Film actor and Praja Rajyam Party chief Chiranjeevi, who filed his nomination papers for the Tirupati Assembly seat for the April 23 election, declared assets worth over Rs. 88 crore in his and his wife Surekha’s name. ...
ELECTIONS 2009 - LOOKOUT
A housewife’s crusade
MISSION STATEMENT: I want this antiquated, inhuman law [Land Acquisition Act of 1894] overhauled. I don’t want anyone else to suffer the way I have. Mary Francis knows pretty well that hers is a losing battle. But the ...
Rahul has assets worth Rs. 2 cr.
SULTANPUR: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, has movable and immovable assets worth over Rs. 2 crore, but even after about five years as an elected representative he does not possess a vehicle. These facts are mentioned in the ...
Include social charter in manifestos: Aruna Roy
Social activist ’s appeal to political parties
Assam’s official astrologer
Kalpurush Purnanga Panchika is the almanac traditionally consulted by most Assamese. It is annually published around Bohag Bihu (April 14-15), marking the beginning of the Assamese New Year. Kalpurush provides guidance in the conduct of the ...
The Akhil Bharatiya Jan Sangh, founded by Prof. Balraj Madhok, is planning to contest the elections on the plank that reservation should not be caste-based. “We are anti-reservationists. Dalits are basically the helpless and poor, ...
Rebellion in the ranks
Miffed at being denied tickets, Independent candidates are mushrooming in Maharashtra. Rebel candidates have filed nominations in western Maharashtra and other areas of the State. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Sadashivrao Mandlik has ...
A village looks back in anger
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