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India's anti-Iran votes were coerced, says former U.S. official
`New Delhi should walk away from Iran pipeline project'

Nithari: NHRC unhappy with State's explanation
Seeks clarifications on missing persons

No alternative to setting up of factories: Buddhadeb
We will ensure the welfare of agricultural workers, he says

Book railway tickets from shopping malls!
A historic step aimed at revolutionising reservations across the country

Manmohan hopes fuel price cuts will curb inflation

Protest against disappearance of man in 'Army custody' in Srinagar
People have been taking to the streets against disappearances

Lalu praises TTE
NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Thursday praised the Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) who caught his parents-in-law travelling without tickets on the Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express, stating it would set a lesson for those ...

Rights Watch seeks independent probe
SRINAGAR: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Government of India to launch a credible and independent investigation into all ``disappearances'' and fake ``encounter killings'' in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy began in 1989. The New ...

Pressure mounting on UPA
Government `squarely responsible' for galloping inflation: CPI (M)

CPI (M) to discuss steps for betterment of Muslims
To focus on education and employment based on Sachar committee report

Supreme court awards death term to couple for killing seven of family
Their intention was to grab property worth crores of rupees

Hypersonic reusable missile next: Pillai
It will attack the target and return to base, he says

Mulayam should quit: Mayawati
LUCKNOW: : Bahujan Samaj Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday said that by allowing her party's writ petition filed before the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court seeking the disqualification of 37 ...

No confusion over number of disqualified MLAs: Mulayam

Italian Minister calls on Railway Minister
NEW DELHI: Italian Minister for Infrastructure Antonio Di Peitro on Thursday called on Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and held discussions with him. Mr. Lalu told the Minister that Indian Railways had taken important initiatives towards its ...

Iran Minister calls on Soz
NEW DELHI: Iranian Energy and Water Resources Minister Parviz Fattah met Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz here on Thursday and discussed cooperation in urban water management and hydrological studies. The two also talked about the ...

ONGC officers threaten stir
Against outsider heading organisation

Plan to ensure Dabhol power plant reaches full capacity by November
Pipeline from Dahej to Uran and to Dabhol has been delayed due to protests

Rivalry spoiling Congress chances
Though the BJP house is no better, the situation there is not as alarming

No overheating of economy: Kamal Nath
NEW DELHI: The Government would attempt to ease supply side pressures that were leading to inflation through a more liberal import and fiscal regime. "Prices are rising because supply has not kept pace with demand in a rapidly growing economy. ...

Return farmland, demands Mamata
BARASAT (WEST BENGAL): : Accusing the West Bengal Government of creating a conflict between agriculture and industry, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked authorities to return farmland "forcibly" acquired in Singur for ...

SAARC car rally begins on March 15
Motto is to connect people

Leadership question after poll, says Vora
Decision not to allow senior leaders to contest taken in the larger interest of the party

Mufti: revoke special powers with the Army
JAMMU: The former Chief Minister and founder of the People's Democratic Party, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, on Tuesday demanded the revocation of all special powers vested with the armed forces active in Jammu and Kashmir for counter-militancy ...

Vindicates our stand that Government soft on terror: BJP
POTA could have gone a long way in prosecuting terrorists effectively: Rudy

Bt cotton has failed in Vidarbha: study
`Its high input costs have increased farmers' indebtedness'

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