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Lalgarh tribals block traffic in Kolkata
Resistance group protests against alleged police high-handedness towards some supporters
Campaign hots up in royal heartland
GUNA: As the date for polling for the second and final phase in Madhya Pradesh draws near, campaigning in the adjoining Guna and Gwalior Lok Sabha constituencies is witnessing the increased presence of members of the erstwhile royal Scindia ...
PM: anti-terror steps won’t single out any community
Kanpur: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the United Progressive Alliance government was taking tough steps to fight terrorism but would not allow any particular community to be targeted in the process. “We cannot take ...
Modi says he has nothing to apologise for
New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said he has nothing to apologise vis-À-vis the Godhra riots. “I have nothing to apologise for,” he said in an interview to a news channel. Defending himself ...
M.P. Chief Minister to write to Sonia
After her statements over a State government scheme
EC to look into attacks on ANHAD activists
Despite complaints to the police no case was registered
‘Manmohan our choice’
HALOL (GUJARAT): Ignoring the reservations expressed by some of the alliance partners of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, on Friday gave a clear indication that Manmohan Singh would be her ...
We expect good things soon: Chidambaram
CHENNAI: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Friday and expressed hope that the Sri Lankan government would take a “good decision” in a couple of days on the issue of ...
Moves on to replace CMD of Air India
NEW DELHI: The government has begun the exercise to replace senior IAS officer Raghu Menon, Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of the National Aviation Company of India Limited (NACIL), the holding company of the Air India-Indian Airlines ...
Asphyxiation caused schoolgirl’s death: report
NEW DELHI: The post-mortem report has hinted at asphyxiation due to an asthma attack as the cause of death of Aakriti Bhatia, a student of Modern School in Vasant Vihar here. “It is a case of natural death as far as the post-mortem ...
U.S. bill for tough H-1B visa terms
Washington: Setting tough conditions for the U.S. firms hiring overseas professionals, a bill has been introduced in the Senate on reforming the H-1B and L1 visa programmes, under which local qualified workers are needed to be given a chance ...
2 killed as militants ambush Bodo candidate’s convoy
The Bodo leaders were on their way to Panbari village
Rahul Gandhi criticises West Bengal government
SILIGURI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed that even the Chinese were baffled by the policies of the government in West Bengal, where the situation was “far worse” than in Uttar Pradesh on the development ...
Renuka Chowdhury meets Aakriti’s parents
NEW DELHI: Following the outrage expressed by a section of parents and students of Modern School in Vasant Vihar over the tragic death of 17-year-old Aakriti Bhatia, the authorities decided to keep the school closed on Friday and announced ...
Advani is shirking responsibility: Priyanka
Unchahar (Rae Bareli): Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday joined the band of Congress leaders attacking BJP leader L. K. Advani in the wake of his party colleague Jaswant Singh’s claim that Mr. Advani was not in agreement with the idea of ...
A click away
The internet is a mine of information on the polls
Polling was the easy part
Getting electronic voting machines (EVMs) back to the strong room appears to be more difficult than conducting polling in a remote place like Vijaynagar in Changlang district under Arunachal East Lok Sabha constituency. Although polling went off ...
Desert to hills
Jaswant Singh’s candidature from Darjeeling came as a surprise — even to him
Mission Congress in Goa from May 1
Rahul Gandhi charms the crowd in Purulia
Congress leader alights, connects with crowd, and departs — very quickly
ELECTIONS 2009 - LOOKOUT
Mission statement: I will continue to strive for my people’s aspirations. In political terms, it is a huge transition — from demanding Azaadi as a part of the separatist camp to taking the plunge into electoral ...
It’s brazen manipulation in Hazratbal, says Mehbooba
“Instead of rejecting flawed papers, Election Commission has rescinded poll notification”
7 rebels shot dead
IMPHAL: Seven rebels have been gunned down in encounters with the State and Central security forces in Manipur. While two rebels were killed in two incidents in Imphal West and Thoubal districts on Friday and two pistols recovered from ...
Charge sheet to be filed against Goa Minister
PANAJI: Panaji Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Sharmila Patil on Friday directed the Old Goa police (north Goa) to comply with the undertaking given before the Bombay High Court at Goa to file a charge sheet against Goa Health Minister ...
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