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Row over Rajnath's visit to enclaves as Mamata questions motive

A controversy on Tuesday erupted over Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Teen Bigha in West Bengal bordering Bangladesh with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee questioning the motive behind the......

A storm's brewing outside Mayawati's farmhouse

A grey stone wall with iron spikes demarcates around 100 bighas of land from the rest of Badalpur village. On the other side of the wall and the closed black gates, windows of a palatial......

Caste no bar in Bihar's politics

Association of caste with the way people have tended to vote in Bihar has somewhat weakened, says Mayank Mishra. Sahdev Rai, popularly known as Mukhiyaji in his Musepur village, used to be an......

Sachin Pilot: Damocles' sword of dispossession hangs over our farmers

Livelihoods and lives are being destroyed in the name of building a ‘better’ India, writes Congress leader Sachin Pilot, in an exclusive column for Rediff.com. A few days ago, a......

Farmer's kin claim his suicide was due to stress over crop loss

The family of the farmer from Rajasthan, who on Wednesday committed suicide at a public rally in the national capital, claimed that he took the extreme step due to “unexpected loss” of......

Is Bengal ready for re-industrialisation?

"Sudhu bigha dui, chilo mor bhui, aar sab-i geche rine, Babu balilen, "Bujhecho Upen, e jami loibo kine."(After losing everything in debt, I had only two bighas of land left. But the Babu said,......

A Gujarat farmer who supplies power to grid

When he is not using the solar pump on his field for irrigation, Raman Parmar uses it to evacuate power to utility grid Solar irrigation pumps seem to be a new ray of hope for farmers with poor......

Kolkata's rickshaw pullers stare at a bleak future

The West Bengal government wants to replace hand-pulled rickshaws with battery-operated ones. But the rickshaw pullers are apprehensive that they will lose their livelihood   Image: A rickshaw......

Jindal Steel betrays Salboni's poor farmers

JSW Bengal Steel, which was supposed to change the lives of people in the region, has been stuck for years with both the govt and JSW accusing each other for the delay. In early June, a crowd......

Maruti's Gujarat plant site draws real estate developers

With Maruti Suzuki deliberating on when to start work at its proposed Gujarat plant, the real estate lobby has sensed an opportunity. It is trying to build a land bank in the Mandal-Becharaji......

Quiz Time: Name the film starring Rajinikanth and Sridevi?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. Name the film starring Rajinikanth and Sridevi? A.......

Classic Revisited: Bimal Roy's satirical gem, Parakh

In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like......

Lata Mangeshkar returns to singing!

A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:Lata Mangeshkar will turn 85 later this month but the veteran singer has not retired from her illustrious career yet. She......

'I intend to offer Shweta Prasad a role in my next film'

Here's a look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to support National Award-winning actress Shweta Prasad, who was caught......

'Cinematic works like Bimal Roy's are national treasures'

Minutes before the inauguration of the Bimal Roy exhibition Life and Times of Bimal Roy on July 7 at the prestigious Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, in south Mumbai, a deluge......

Ferguson must cope with life without Rooney

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson reacted with a flash of anger when asked recently if his team were too reliant on Wayne Rooney. What, Ferguson was asked, would United do if their......

Images: England survive, Argentina and Brazil win

Substitute Jermain Defoe struck twice after the break to spare the blushes of England's defenders and earn Fabio Capello's side a 2-2 draw in a friendly with the Netherlands on Wednesday. England......

For this 15-year-old, diving is a 'Daley' routine

While diver Tom Daley is already something of a celebrity, neither he nor his coach expected him to be world 10-metre platform champion at the age of 15. To his visible disbelief the pint-sized......
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Promoters had set sights on factory plot, say cops

KOLKATA: The gruesome murder of a factory owner at Dum Dum's Satgachhi has led investigators to stumble upon some land deals, while the family... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Promoters-had-set-sights-on-factory-plot-say-cops/articleshow/48243930.cms
Dhumal attacks CM

SHIMLA: While chief minister Virbhadra Singh is claiming to make the properties owned by former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and his family... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Dhumal-attacks-CM/articleshow/48230384.cms
'God's gift' from spice plant

The interiors of the spice plant. Telegraph picture Guwahati, July 26: Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited (APPL), the second largest... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150727/jsp/northeast/story_33857.jsp
BJP launches Vyapam counter-offensive, targets Katare over assets growth

BHOPAL: Like in the Centre, BJP in Madhya Pradesh has also started its counter-offensive on Congress party which has been pressing for chief... ...

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Widespread shock, anger over reckless and irrational felling of apple-laden trees in Mandi

Mandi, Jul 24 (UNI) Widespared Shock, anger and resentment prevails over Himachal Pradesh's High Court's order to the forest department of the... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/regional/widespread-shock-anger-over-reckless-and-irrational-felling-of-apple-laden-trees-in-mandi/139590.html

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