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Bar on exit, opinion polls comes into effect
No more hate speeches: Varun
Submits affidavit to District Magistrate for despatch to Supreme Court
BJP candidate for Kandhamal held, remanded to custody
BHUBANESWAR: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s nominee for the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat Ashok Sahu was arrested on the charge of making a provocative speech, as campaigning came to an end in 10 parliamentary constituencies and 70 Assembly ...
‘LTTE continued attacks during lull in fighting’
COLOMBO: With the 48-hour pause in the offensive against the LTTE due to end at midnight on Tuesday, the government reiterated that the Tigers holed up in the 17-sq. km. No-Fire Zone (NFZ) continued to fire at security forces stationed in the ...
Clerical error may have caused DNA mix-up
Fresh Pakistani questionnaire on November 2008 attacks expected this week
Enough evidence given to Pakistan, says Manmohan
26/11 trial today at Arthur Road jail
Mumbai: With 26/11 trial set to begin on Wednesday, the Arthur Road jail here has turned a security fortress. A special sessions court will convene and the prosecution will open the case. Arthur Road is dappled with khaki. At every ...
Rahul targets Advani
“Manmohan is the pride of Sikhs, India”
“Manmohan is the pride of Sikhs, India”
TALWANDI SABO (Bathinda): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, L.K. Advani’s comments on the Kandahar hijack issue indicated that either the then Prime Minister, A.B. ...
BJP changes tack on nuclear deal
NEW DELHI: Changing tack on the India-United States nuclear deal, the Bharatiya Janata Party now says that, if voted to power, a BJP-led government will try and change it “to accommodate our concerns.” Just before the start ...
Chopper lands Lalu in trouble
Garwah (Jharkhand): Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad was on Tuesday arrested for a violation of the Model Code of Conduct but was granted bail and released soon after. Mr. Prasad was arrested on the dais of an election meeting here, ...
It’s a three-way contest: Karat
KOLKATA: Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat on Tuesday ruled out any political understanding with the Congress, while expressing confidence that the Third Front would emerge as the largest combination after the ...
Collective decision on PM after polls: Pawar
PANAJI: Nationalist Congress Party president and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday left the choice of the UPA’s prime ministerial candidate open, stating “it would be a collective decision after the ...
Jayalalithaa to keep post-poll options open
Chennai: Indicating that she would keep her post-election options open, All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said it was premature to talk of what would happen after the elections, but “a good ...
Getting the best of both worlds
Almost 2,000 voters on the Andhra Pradesh-Maharashtra border enjoy ‘dual’ franchise and continue to be wooed by politicians of both States
UPA divided in Jharkhand
BJP looking to avenge its 2004 humiliation and add to NDA’s overall seat tally
The Kannada vote in Kasargod
Kannada speakers, who comprise 35 per cent of this sensitive constituency, hold the key
A battle of the heavyweights
Delimitation has not only created new constituencies but also opportunities for political heavyweights to shift their base to escape incumbency. Chevella, the newly created Lok Sabha constituency in Ranga Reddy district, carved out of Hyderabad ...
Madhavan Nair, Abhinav Bhindra receive Padma awards
Cuba does not want charity: Castro
HAVANA: Cuban leader Fidel Castro called for an end to the U.S. embargo and said Cuba was not asking for “charity,” hours after U.S. President Barack Obama lifted curbs on travel and money transfers by Cuban-Americans. Mr. Castro ...
Insecurity of employment haunts Satyamites
Tech Mahindra, Satyam form a team to ensure a smooth integration of operations
Maruti unveils second K-series engine
It will be fitted with soon-to-be-launched Ritz
IPL a blessing in disguise before T20 World Cup: Gambhir
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament in South Africa will provide India the perfect platform to prepare for the Twenty20 World Cup in England in June, feels opener Gautam Gambhir. Gambhir said getting ...
I am more confident now, says Abhinav
NEW DELHI: Shooter Abhinav Bindra, reigning World and Olympic champion, was presented the Padma Bhushan by President Pratibha Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Tuesday. “It feels great to be recognised for your work. This ...
Journalists urged to prepare status report on Parliamentary constituencies
CHENNAI: Chalking out a task for the media pre-elections, former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam urged journalists to prepare a status report on all 543 Parliamentary constituencies within a month. Mr. Kalam, who was in the city to ...
Public wells turn into garbage dumps
CHENNAI: Many public wells in the southern suburbs of Chennai, once the most important source of drinking water for hundreds of residents, are now a picture of neglect with several of them becoming mini garbage dumping yards. Long before ...
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