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Bt cotton ineffective against pest in parts of Gujarat, admits Monsanto
Firm asks farmers to switch to its second-generation product to delay resistance further
FIR filed against ashram manager
A pall of gloom descends on the six affected villages in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh
Ex gratia for stampede victims
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has condoled the deaths in Thursday's stampede at an ashram in Uttar Pradesh. At the outset of his reply on Friday to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address to Parliament, ...
Pradip Gogoi released on bail
Guwahati: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) vice-chairman Pradip Gogoi was released on bail from Guwahati Central Jail on Thursday night which temporarily ended his nearly 12- year -long detention. Immediately after coming out of ...
No place for lung or muscle power in House, says Gurudas Dasgupta
NEW DELHII: If the government has worked out a strategy for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill, it is keeping it close to its chest. One source indicated it would take a “call” on Monday morning. There are different ...
Budget will aggravate price rise, says Yashwant Sinha
KOLKATA: Criticising the Union budget as one that would aggravate the problems of price rise and fiscal deficit, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said here on Friday that he is “deeply ...
Maoists aiming to overthrow Indian state by 2050: Centre
NEW DELHI: The Union government on Friday said the objective of the Maoists engaged in an armed ‘liberation struggle' was to overthrow the Indian state by 2050, as indicated by documents seized from them. Union Home Secretary G.K. ...
Ideology can't be wiped out by attacking tribals: Arundhati Roy
NEW DELHI: Dubbing the Centre's talk of ceasefire and talks with naxals “non-serious,” members of democratic and civil rights organisations on Friday demanded that the state stop the military offensive, Operation Greenhunt, ...
Brumby: best investigators handling child's case
NEW DELHI: “Distressed” by the death of three-year-old Gurshan Singh Channa in Melbourne, Premier of Victoria John Brumby on Friday assured the Indian community Down Under that investigators from the Commonwealth would be called ...
PM bets on growth to tackle poverty, disease
NEW DELHI: Expressing his concern over the rising food prices, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday that speeding up the growth process was critical to tackling poverty and disease. Replying to the debate on the Motion of Thanks ...
‘Despite progress in equality, women behind on job front'
NEW DELHI: Despite signs of progress in gender equality over the past 15 years, there is still a significant gap between women and men in terms of job opportunities and quality of employment, according to a new report by the International ...
‘Paid news': Centre plans to empower PCI
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday said it was mulling over giving more powers to the Press Council of India (PCI) to tackle the ‘paid news syndrome' that was influencing the functioning of a free Press. “The PCI, an autonomous ...
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