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Julian Assange on Manmohan Singh's disputation of the authenticity of the U.S. Embassy cables
National Spectrum Act proposed
NEW DELHI: Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) would give fresh licences and renew the old ones for 10 years instead of the current norm of 20 ...
Quit panel if you see no merit in Bill, Hazare tells Sibal
NEW DELHI: Social activist Anna Hazare, whose last week's fast forced the Centre to form a joint committee to draft the Lokpal Bill, on Monday asked Communications and HRD Minister Kapil Sibal to resign from the panel if he felt that it would ...
Hazare returns home to rousing welcome
‘Lokpal Bill will give a new direction'
U.U. Lalit made special public prosecutor for 2G trial
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Special Court dealing with the 2G spectrum case, in which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed its first charge sheet on April 2, to conduct a day-to-day trial. A Bench ...
Over 70 % polling in Assam final phase
GUWAHATI: An estimated 70-75 per cent of the electorate voted in the second and final phase of elections to Assam's 64 Assembly seats on Monday. The official estimate of polling till 3 p.m. was 70.35 per cent. Polling was marred by stray ...
Japan thanks India for ‘timely aid'
NEW DELHI: Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has thanked the government and people of India “for doing so much to help us” following the March 11 tsunami and earthquake. Taking note of the dispatch of 25,000 blankets, 13,000 ...
Plea for SIT probe into cash-for-votes scam
India Rejuvenation Initiative moves Supreme Court on WikiLeaks exposé
We cannot abandon Kashmir: Hafiz Saeed
ISLAMABAD: Critical of the federal government for succumbing to pressure and accepting the offer of friendship from India, Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed on Monday said the people of Pakistan would not abandon the Kashmir cause under ...
Manmohan Singh leaves for China today
To attend BRICS summit in Sanya
Hope for Indians in Sri Lanka prison
We can work it out if India makes a request: Rajapaksa
Reprieve for 44 deemed universities
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday gave a reprieve to the 44 deemed universities (DUs) facing de-recognition on the basis of the deficiencies pointed out by the Tandon Committee, by extending the status quo order (viz., restraining the ...
Binayak's bail plea hearing deferred
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred hearing rightsactivist Dr. Binayak Sen's petition seeking bail and suspension of the life sentence awarded to him by a trial court and confirmed by the Chhattisgarh High Court on charges of ...
ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2011
Will the tide turn in West Bengal?
While the Left hopes it will be able to stem the rot, the Trinamool Congress believes it can cash in on the momentum of its recent electoral successes, says MARCUS DAM
Q & A
‘Opposition is using terror tactics'
In the midst of hectic campaigning and juggling meetings, press conferences and interviews, Biman Bose, Chairman of the West Bengal Left Front committee, spoke to ANANYA DUTTA on some of the factors that will influence the coming election. ...
Bardhaman: Left under siege
BARDHAMAN: Across Bardhaman district, from the coalfields and industrial units of the Asansol-Ranigunj-Durgapur belt to the lush green paddy fields in the rural east, conversations at every Communist Party of India (Marxist) office centre ...
The changing face of electioneering in Kerala
Issue-driven modes of campaigning have morphed into cut-throat, candidate-focussed races
Why the Bodo vote matters
GUWAHATI: In 2006, the Bodos, the largest plains tribe in Assam, played kingmakers in Dispur. The Congress, which failed to secure the majority in a House of 126 members, formed a coalition government with the support of 11 Bodo legislators, ...
A time-honoured welcome
Voters in villages are greeting candidates with the traditional aarathi
Bent but not bowed Centenarian casts her vote
Manning's treatment “inhumane”
Washington: A group of 250 legal experts including a former professor of United States President Barack Obama has written a letter condemning the U.S.' treatment of Bradley Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst held responsible ...
Industrial growth slips to 3.6 per cent in February
Dismal show by manufacturing and mining sectors
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Seven-wicket win for Pune Warriors
Kings XI Punjab disappoints; Wagh is Man-of-the-Match for his three for 16
Kallis stars in Knight Riders' first win
Deccan Chargers' chase breaks down after periodic jolts
Music can become a medium of national development: Kalam
The Hindu Saregama M.S. Subbulakshmi Award presented to Carnatic vocalist Nisha P. Rajagopal
Government to issue biometric PAN cards to taxpayers
Four Indian students win Gates Scholarship at Cambridge
They are among the 60 from 29 countries
Indian wins Indu Sharma Katha Samman
London: Indian novelist Vikas Kumar Jha has been chosen for the 2011 International Indu Sharma Katha Samman, for his novel ‘McCluskieganj ' . The award will be presented to Jha at a function in the House of Commons here on June 27, ...
Campaigning comes to an end
CHENNAI: The intense campaign of political parties for the Assembly elections, slated for Wednesday, came to a close at 5 p.m. on Monday. The notification for the polls was issued on March 19. After the withdrawal of nominations by ...
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