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No compromise on decision-making process in organisation
Communalism, casteism nation’s foes: Manmohan
Terms Varun Gandhi’s inflammatory remarks ‘unfortunate’
Varun seeks anticipatory bail
New Delhi: Varun Gandhi, BJP candidate for the Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the criminal case filed against him for his alleged inflammatory communal ...
CIA chief meets Chidambaram
NEW DELHI: Terrorism, post-26/11 Mumbai terror strike, the security scenario in South Asia, the situation in Pakistan and Bangladesh and cooperation in operational areas of security were some of the topics that came up for discussions which ...
Meghalaya brought under Central rule
NEW DELHI: Meghalaya was brought under President’s rule on Thursday and the Assembly kept under suspended animation. According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson here, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil approved the decision ...
People of Pakistan love democracy: Pranab
“There is no particular tension between two nations”
U.S. wants India to de-escalate on border with Pakistan
Ecalation on the border was entirely on the Pakistani side: India
Seeking Congress support a post-poll issue: Yechury
HYDERABAD: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) will consider seeking the support of other political parties, including the Congress, to the proposed alternative after voters deliver their verdict in the next elections. CPI (M) Polit ...
Sino-Indian border tranquil: Menon
NEW DELHI: The Sino-Indian border is tranquil and both sides are maintaining the status quo, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here on Thursday. Pointing out that both sides had their own perceptions about the boundary, Mr. Menon said ...
Inflation plunges to 30-year low
The drop in price rise is good for the economy, says Montek
French denounce job, wage cuts
Paris: An estimated three-million-plus people struck work and marched through the streets of Paris and major French towns on Thursday to protest against low wages, job insecurity and rising unemployment. This impressive general strike was the ...
Steady batting by India on day two
Tendulkar unbeaten on 70; Gambhir, Dravid too carve out half-centuries
Dravid pleased with his show
HAMILTON: Rahul Dravid, who made his 54th Test half-century on Thursday, said he was pleased with how he batted on a surface “where you never really feel you are in”. Dravid, who was involved in a partnership of 105 with ...
The passion, the restraint
Natasha Richardson, actor and ‘wonderful woman’, mourned
Bydagi chilli now seeks the GI tag
CHENNAI: “Bydagi chilli” is now seeking Geographical Indication (GI) registration to protect the rights of farmers in a region in Karnataka to grow and market it exclusively. Grown in nine districts in Karnataka including ...
More books for Sony e-book reader
NEW YORK: Google is making half a million non-copyrighted books available for free on Sony’s electronic book-reading device. It is the first time that Google has made its vast trove of scanned public-domain books available to an ...
Man Booker International race hots up
LONDON: Mahasweta Devi and V.S. Naipaul are among the 14 writers from 12 countries who are in the running for this year’s Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 award, instituted in 2004, is different from the annual and ...
Lawyers to end boycott of courts
Hotel owner gets life term in murder case
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday convicted P.Rajagopal, proprietor of the Saravana Bhavan hotels, under section 302 IPC (punishment for murder) and sentenced him to undergo life imprisonment. The court reduced the total fine ...
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