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In Orissa’s ‘liberated’ zone, two villages take on the Maoists

Jan.jpg Armed with an axe, Rukmani Majhi, 45, of Gatibeda village in Sunabeda wildlife sanctuary area, takes a break from household chores every evening to take position on a “morcha” (a fortified platform), ......read more

Shinde: I'll be happy to see Pawar PM

Shinde.jpg Just days ahead of the AICC session on January 17, where the Congress is expected to make its stand clear on party vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s candidature as its prime ministerial candidate, Union H......read more

Thousands spoil durbar debut

Kejriwal.jpg The first of Arvind Kejriwal’s planned daily janta durbars collapsed an hour after it started Saturday, after a heaving crowd of over 20,000 people threatened to physically swamp the chief minister an......read more
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Six dud firms to transfer money to Virbhadra, family

Front.jpg The web of financial transactions between Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, members of his family and controversial businessman Vakamulla Chandrashekhar involve money transfers from him......read more

After telling Delhi to sting, AAP wants Lokpal to snoop

Front.jpg After urging citizens to sting corrupt government officials, the AAP government is pushing hard to pass its version of the Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi. While the process to draft the bill is already unde......read more

Delhi businessman overtakes Vadra’s car, booked for rash driving

Front.jpg A Delhi businessman was penalised by traffic police for “rash driving” after his car overtook the cavalcade of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi. A police officer, who did no......read more
Kickbacks In Chopper Deal

Does AP mean Ahmed Patel, asks prosecutor in Italy court; middleman says don’t know

Front.jpg Prosecutors in an Italian court Thursday asked the key middleman in the IAF’s VVIP chopper deal whether the initials ‘AP’ in an alleged “budget sheet” for bribes to politicians referred to Ahmed Patel......read more
Posco Deal

Posco, biggest FDI, gets green flag after 8 long yrs

Front.jpg The environment ministry under Veerappa Moily has approved the $ 12.6 billion Posco steel plant in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in India. The proposed 12 million-tonnes-per-year plant......read more
Sexual harassment

Another intern alleges sexual harassment by another Supreme Court judge

Front.jpg Saying that she was emboldened by the stand taken by her fellow student who complained of alleged sexual harassment by former Supreme Court Justice A K Ganguly, another young woman and former student ......read more
Muzaffarnagar Violence

'Lashkar' imams spent night at my home after riots, says UP headmaster

Muzaffarnagar.jpg On October 13, one month after the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts in western Uttar Pradesh began, two imams from Haryana’s Mewat district — Hafeez Rashidi and Shahid — visited t......read more
AAP Helpline Number

Have a phone? Go sting the corrupt, CM Arvind Kejriwal tells Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal.jpg In a step unprecedented in governance, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, while announcing an anti-corruption helpline on Wednesday, said each citizen armed with a phone could “use audio or video t......read more
Indian Diplomat Row

Devyani wants freedom to return to US but MEA has other plans for plea deal

Khobragade.jpg Even as India stepped up pressure on the United States by ordering the closure of some facilities at its embassy in Delhi in connection with the alleged visa fraud case against its New York-based dipl......read more

Lok Sabha elections: In UP, Amit Shah picks RSS men as poll coordinators

Shah.jpg Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders have been appointed as coordinators and paalaks (caretakers), in-charge of campaigning and other election-related activities, for BJP candidates in over 40 of......read more

Madras HC judge protests against 'upper-caste bias' in collegium

High Court.jpg A Madras High Court judge created a flutter inside a packed courtroom Wednesday when he walked in and expressed his displeasure over the selection of additional judges by the collegium when a division......read more