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Third Front is poised to form next government, says Karat
‘Naveen Patnaik will play a key role in government formation’
Supreme Court suggests panel to examine impact of ragging
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday recommended the appointment of a committee of mental health specialists to examine the impact of ragging on young students as well as the reason why seniors torment their juniors. It also ...
R.K. Raghavan hails verdict
CHENNAI: Among the people for whom Friday’s Supreme Court judgment on ragging made tremendous sense is R.K. Raghavan, a man who, nearly two years ago, recommended that urgent action was required to solve problem of ragging in the ...
Rajender Kachroo hails ruling
NEW DELHI: Rajender Kachroo, whose son Amann lost his life after he was ragged in a medical college in Himachal Pradesh, has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling directing all State governments to constitute committees to ...
Moves on for forming Ministry in Meghalaya
Show-cause notice on Sangma, sons
Developing countries more susceptible to A(H1N1): WHO
It could hit a third of world’s population
It’s either BJP or Congress: Advani
Kolkata: Dismissing any chance of a Third Front government coming up at the Centre after the elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Lal Krishna Advani, on Friday said it was either the BJP or the Congress ...
BJP questions EC probe team’s visit to Patna
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party has raised objection to a visit to Patna by an Election Commission team for investigating polling in five constituencies that went to the polls on April 16. The party also said it was not satisfied ...
Advani expresses surprise at Mulayam’s statement
Bhopal: Expressing surprise at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh’s comment that he would support anybody who dismisses the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, BJP leader L.K. Advani on Friday said the Constitution does ...
Witness recounts Ajmal’s capture
Mumbai: The circumstances that led to the arrest of the lone surviving gunman in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, were recounted in court on Friday when the prosecution produced the first witness in the case. Police ...
Pakistani scholar says her country must be helped
NEW DELHI: Acknowledging the fact that India and Pakistan might not agree with each other on everything, Pakistani scholar Ayesha Siddiqa on Friday said that as long as it was appreciated that the majority of the people wanted to live in peace ...
Fishermen net aircraft wreckage off Beypore coast
It could date back to World War II: navy sources
Vindication of our stand: BJP
NEW DELHI: The BJP has described the recommendation of the State Advisory Board of the Allahabad High Court to revoke the imposition of the NSA against Varun Gandhi as a vindication of the party’s stand that the application of the law in ...
Of Kittus, Bittus, Bunnys and Goldys
Or why Punjab’s politicians prefer catchy easy-to-remember nicknames to their traditional surnames
Of major metros and poll apathy
Voter turnout in big cities remained poor despite high-profile appeals
NGOs seek action on environment
Himalayan Niti Abhiyan wants political parties to implement an agenda for sustainable development
Actor’s South Chennai link
The South Chennai parliamentary constituency twice elected dancer and actor Vyjayanthimala. When she contested for the first time in 1984 as the nominee of the Congress, she took on Era Sezhiyan, Janata Party leader and seasoned parliamentarian. ...
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