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How Rahul plans to get rid of the old timers

'The so-called old guard is uneasy and resentful. These are the makings of a new Congress where there will be little or no role for them. And in their opinion, it is not a Congress that will win......

'I hate these Pakistanis'

During the 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1965 War, the leadership of two men -- Lal Bahadur Shastri, then India's prime minister, and Y B Chavan, then the defence minister -- have been......

Hoax bomb alert disrupts 3 international flights at Delhi airport

Two international flights were called back while one which was preparing for departure from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi was taken to an isolation bay due to a bomb scare......

53 infants dead in 11 days at Odisha's Sishu Bhavan

The shocking death of 53 infants in the last 11 days at Sishu Bhavan in Cuttack have raised questions about poor infrastructure and shortage of doctors in major hospitals in Odisha. The Sardar......

Lalu-Mulayam-Mamata-Mayawati absence makes Sonia's iftar a political miss

Sonia Gandhi's iftar was meant to be a powerful show of unity of Opposition parties to take on the Modi Sarkar, but that was not to be... Sheela Bhatt/, who attended the iftar discovers......

You're a raja, not an interpreter

When Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee entered the Committee Room in North Block for the empowered group of ministers' meeting on fuel price hike on Monday, he found Communications Minister A Raja......

Faltering US, global economy behind Fed decision: Rajan

'Industrial countries are still struggling, with a few exceptions, to grow and the uncertainty about growth in the US as well the world is probably what impelled the Fed to stay on hold.' RBI......

GST is a big reform, the govt has to get it right

The GST is, by definition, a destination-based tax. To add a one per cent tax on inter-state transactions is to violate the very principle of the GST, says Dorab R Sopariwala. So, the goods......

It's the best time for Railways to bring a historic turnaround

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu aligns priorities, funding and organisation to shape a transformation agenda, notes Vinayak Chatterjee. It is not easy being railway minister. Ask Union Railway......

Pressure mounts on Rajan to cut rates; Will he relent?

Industry veteran DK Pant, chief economist at India Ratings, has described Rajan as ‘a person with a vision’ As Governor Raghuram Rajan, known for his hawkish approach to inflation,......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

No room for More at team hotel

Selection Committee Chairman Kiran More and his co-selectors V B Chandrasekhar and Bhupinder Singh Sr had to seek alternative accommodation in Margao on Saturday after being turned away from the......

What it's like to have the second-most important job in India?

'Of the 32 captains who have led India in Test cricket, only four have been pure bowlers -- Ghulam Ahmed, Venkatraghavan, Bishan Bedi and myself.' 'The captain must lead with only one idea in mind......

Why FIFA boss Blatter has become the focus of a criminal investigation

- A Swiss national who has run soccer's powerful governing body for the past 17 years, 79-year-old FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has now for the first time become the focus of a criminal investigation. -......

Why Shastri was given an extension as Team India Director

'The coaching job is done by Ravi Shastri. The players are also happy with him' 'I think he is doing a very good job and he can continue' IMAGE: Team India Director Ravi Shastri, left, with India......

'Delhi police didn't force confession out of spot-fixing accused'

'The investigations were done properly and thoroughly. We established a link between Dawood Ibrahim and the core group that was accused of match-fixing.' 'The moment you increase the possibility of......
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