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Manmohan Singh pitches for Mumbai’s dreams
Prime Minister promises inclusive growth
Advani seeks Sonia’s apology
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Bharatiya Janata Party’s senior leader L.K. Advani has sought an apology from Congress president Sonia Gandhi for stating that people within the country were more dangerous than foreign terrorists. Mr. Advani, ...
Prime Ministership not an issue, says Rahul
“I will fight for democracy in Congress and for poor people”
Sonia blasts BJP, Advani for questioning PM
‘Manmohan did not make a noise, shout or scream but pressured Pakistan to own up Mumbai attack’
Rahul harps on Centre’s pro-poor policies
Thiruvananthapuram:Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a strong pitch for the pro-poor policies of the party and sought a vote for continuity that would enable the Manmohan Singh-led government to implement with ...
Mulayam against making English compulsory
Stricter norms for affiliation to schools
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed all the States and Union Territories to implement the safety measures prescribed by the national Building Code of India, 2005 in all government and private schools. The court issued a ...
Centenarian awaits D-day
At 108, Chodipalli Lakshmana Dora, who says he has voted in every election since 1951, still retains his keenness to cast his ballot
With a little bit of help from the voters
At a time when the media is full of reports about distribution of money and liquor to voters, there is one candidate who is seeking donations for running her campaign. Tupakula Munemma, of the Yanadi community, was the first candidate announced ...
AICC general Secretary Rahul Gandhi was asked at a media conference in Kochi whether he wanted to respond to the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s jibes at the Congress. “I do not react [to the jibes],” was the pithy ...
Green voice from Kerala hinterland
Kunjan Pulayan looks sadly at his empty barn as his wife Ammini asks him to borrow paddy from a relative. “I am a landless farm worker. Sometime back, I leased some land and started farming. But now farmlands in the village are shrinking ...
Inter-Council committee soon to check ragging
Centre firm on foiling naxalites’ designs
NEW DELHI: Concerned over the sudden spurt in naxal violence in Chhattisgarh and Orissa at a time when the Lok Sabha elections are about to be held, the Centre on Monday said apart from the deployment of Central Para Military Forces (CPMFs), ...
‘Western lifestyle causing morbidity’
CHENNAI: Increasing westernisation of lifestyles is resulting in morbidity scenarios which were prevalent in Europe and the U.S. two decades ago, shaping up in Asia, Latin America and Africa, Eamonn Quigley, president, World Gastroenterology ...
HuJI militant remanded
KOLKATA: A suspected Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) militant, who was arrested by sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) here on Sunday in connection with a foiled assassination bid on Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...
Candidate found dead in Uttar Pradesh
LUCKNOW: Political temperatures rose in Uttar Pradesh following the death of the Indian Justice Party candidate from the Jaunpur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Bahadur Sonkar, in suspicious circumstances. His body was found hanging ...
In Maharashtra’s poorest districts, politicians strike it rich
MUMBAI: You wouldn’t know that the 13 constituencies in eastern Maharashtra that go to the polls this Thursday are in the midst of one of the worst-ever agrarian crises looking at how well the region’s political leaders have done ...
Goenka awards for 29 journalists
NEW DELHI: P. Sainath, Rural Affairs Editor of The Hindu , Karan Thapar, Nidhi Razdan and Neelesh Mishra are among the 29 journalists who were conferred the coveted Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards on ...
“Vaiko’s comments not poll-related”
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Monday washed its hands of the controversy over MDMK general secretary Vaiko’s statement that Tamil Nadu would witness a bloodbath if any harm befell LTTE chief Prabakaran. Mr. Vaiko also ...
“BSP will get 35-40 seats”
NEW DELHI: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will make major gains in Uttar Pradesh, bagging around 40 seats, while the Samajwadi Party will lose in a big way in the Lok Sabha polls, according to an opinion poll by NDTV channel. The survey ...
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