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I-T under pressure to stop probing Hawala network
Pankaj Vohra | New Delhi

Moin Akhtar Quereshi, a leading meat exporter and president of the Doon School Old Boys Association with close connection with ministers, bureaucrats and other influential people, is being probed for ...

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Nursery admissions in Delhi are a mess

With no state government in place, nursery admissions in the capital have become a mess. For the first time, the academic session has not yet begun for nursery classes in Delhi's private-unaided schools. Three stays put on admissions in this month, two by the High Court and one by the Supreme Court, have left parents clueless as to when their child

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Execution halted by victim’s mother in Iran

The crowd in the Iranian town of Royan was waiting for Balal. And so was death. The guards dragged Balal, blindfolded, to the waiting gallows, slipped the noose around his neck and placed him on the scaffold chair. All that remained was for his victim's mother to kick away the chair from under his feet. But even as Balal took what he thought must

NAVTAN KUMAR | 19th Apr

The voters of Pilibhit backed Maneka Gandhi to the hilt on Thursday as they wanted to see Narendra Modi as Prime Minister. She is seeking her sixth te...

MAMTA SEN | 19th Apr

A section of Dalit leaders in the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee are miffed with party vice president Rahul Gandhi for skipping Chaitya Bhoomi...

Obama quietly reverses Hillary’s ‘get Modi’ policy
MADHAV NALAPAT | 19th Apr

US President Barack Obama has quietly reversed a policy initiated by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to "get Narendra Modi" — ostensibly ...

Shruti Setia Chhabra | 19th Apr

Winning Patiala will not be easy for Congress' sitting MP Preneet Kaur. Her constituents are feeling angry and resentful toward her. They say that the...

Woman’s murder tars Congress campaign in Latur
Kirti Pandey | 19th Apr

The murder of Kalpana Giri, a 26-year-old Youth Congress functionary in Maharashtra's Latur became an election issue in this constituency which went t...

Pankaj Vohra | 19th Apr

The matter concerning the controversial elections to the Delhi Public School society in January in which former CAG V.K. Shunglu, considered to be a m...

BJP sweetens deal with Naidu to save alliance
S RAMA KRISHNA | 19th Apr

The BJP top brass reached out to TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to reassure him that he was an important ally to the NDA, to save the electoral tie-up...

‘There’s a Modi wave in my heart’
Molly Gambhir | 19th Apr

Using a stick for support, 83-year-old Chandrakanta walks with difficulty to the polling booth. In contrast to her frail figure, her voice is rock sol...

Gorkhaland statehood a poll issue in Darjeeling
Sourav Sanyal | 19th Apr

Her old wrinkled face pops out from the small wooden window of her quaint, tiled house near Lebong. On the road below, a group of five women animatedl...

NOOR-UL-QAMRAIN | 19th Apr

Dr Farooq Abdullah was greeted with stone-pelting and a shutdown at Hajin village in Bandipora on Thursday. Only a thin crowd showed up to listen to t...

BJP locked in tough battle with SP in Moradabad
MOHAMMED ANAS | 19th Apr

Moradabad seemed headed for a direct fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Samajwadi Party after Thursday's record polling of 67.28% and a ...

NAVTAN KUMAR | 19th Apr

Congress' Praveen Singh Aron will find it difficult to retain the Bareilly seat, which he had bagged from BJP's Santosh Kumar Gangwar in 2009. Gangwar...

Rane colours go missing from angry Konkan
MAMTA SEN | 19th Apr

Large posters and hoardings promoting Nilesh Rane, which were a permanent staple in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections were conspicuously absent from Kankav...

Jaitley will have to fight to win in Amritsar
Diptosh Majumdar | 19th Apr

Chaddha House, in the heart of Amritisar is brimming over with people. And if you are from Delhi, you'll track down many an acquaintance. For Supreme ...

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