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Recall Bhardwaj, demands BJP
Parades MLAs before Pratibha, urges her not to impose President's rule in Karnataka

Bhardwaj defends recommendation
BANGALORE: Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj on Tuesday, for the first time after submitting a special report to President Pratibha Patil three days ago, said he had indeed recommended President's rule in the State, and he had also defended his ...

Goof-up in the list of fugitives given to Pakistan
Wazhul Khan is very much in Thane

Free rice distribution scheme from June 1
Existing norms to be continued, according to government order

ULFA keen on talks: Chidambaram
Agartala: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said ULFA leaders had expressed their willingness to resume peace talks. “ULFA leaders met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and expressed ...

Governor invites Mamata to form government
“My Ministry will be small in size for now”

Life term for BSP MLA, 2 others in murder case
LUCKNOW: A Faizabad court on Tuesday held guilty the BSP MLA from Milkipur in Faizabad district and former Minister, Anand Sen Yadav, and two others in the kidnapping and murder of a young Dalit woman in October 2007. Special Judge (SC ...

India and Uzbekistan to firm up communication, security links
President Islam Karimov arrives; to hold talks with Manmohan

Wazhul: Why my name on the list?
MUMBAI/THANE: In a development which has left the government and investigating agencies red-faced, one of the ‘most wanted fugitives' on the list given by India to Pakistan has been found to be living in Thane, near Mumbai, a stone's ...

Gogoi elected CLP leader
GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was unanimously elected the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader on Tuesday. He will take the oath of office and secrecy on Wednesday, becoming Chief Minister thrice in a row, second only to the ...

Congress wraps up a fair deal in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram: A day before Oommen Chandy is to be sworn in as Chief Minister, the Congress leadership in Kerala on Tuesday wrapped up the distribution of ministerial berths with various constituents of the United Democratic Front in a ...

India urges Sri Lanka to expedite resettlement, genuine reconciliation
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday urged Sri Lanka to expeditiously implement steps to ensure the resettlement and genuine reconciliation, including early return, of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes, restoration of normality in ...

Bhardwaj misusing office: Yeddyurappa
NEW DELHI: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who is demanding the immediate recall of Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, has alleged that Mr. Bhardwaj, who had earlier publicly stated that he was first and foremost a Congressman, “has ...

Gilchrist and Marsh savage RCB
The pair sets a record stand in T20; Kings XI posts IPL-IV's highest

Can Super Kings make it 7/7 at home?
A win will assure Mahendra Singh's Dhoni's men a place in the play-offs

BCCI reserves judgement on Warne-RCA spat
Mumbai: The BCCI on Tuesday reserved its judgement on an acrimonious public spat between Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne and RCA secretary Sanjay Dixit after summoning both of them for a hearing here. Both Warne and Dixit appeared ...

We'll look to finish on a high: Parthiv Patel
Chennai: Parthiv Patel, captaining Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the absence of Mahela Jayawardane, admitted that the side will be playing for little more than pride when it takes on CSK in its final league match on Wednesday. “We still ...

In China, a rediscovery of Sanskrit
Peking University to train more than 60 Chinese students in the language

Sanitary napkins for rural girls from August
Napkins will be sold at subsidised price of Rs. 6 per pack

First Muslim body donor in Assam
GUWAHATI: The body and organ donation movement in Assam, initiated by the Ellora Vigyan Mancha (EVM), got a boost when the family members of the former Communist Party of India (Marxist) legislator, Nizamuddin Khan, donated his body to the ...

Girls outshine boys in ICSE
NEW DELHI: Girls have outshone boys in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. Girls notched up a pass percentage of 99.15 as opposed to 98.19 achieved by boys. The overall pass ...

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Southern region tops
NEW DELHI: The Southern region has secured the highest pass percentage of 98.28 in the Indian School Certificate Examination, the results of which were declared on Tuesday. Overall, girls have outperformed boys by securing a pass percentage of ...

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