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Who will be the leader of the Opposition in the new Lok Sabha?

Nothing turns on the hair-splitting argument that the Congress does not have 55 seats because that is not a legal requirement to be the single largest legislature party in Opposition in the Lok......

The real truth about Rahul Gandhi's RTI

While Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi insists the Act brought transparency into governance, Congressmen say it has become the party's bane, says Kavita Chowdhury The United Progressive......

A diplomat ahead of his times

'His negotiations with Idi Amin and his men for compensation for the Indians, who left Uganda, were particularly tough. Apparently, Amin warned him that the body of the British negotiator, who came......

Lanka fails to get assurance from India on UNHRC resolution

Brushing aside opposition from the Dravida Munetra Kazhagam and other parties in Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa but did not give him......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

NGOs cry 'witch-hunt' after tax notices

Non-government organisations are reeling from the shock of notices from the income-tax department. Some of the notices are not only for taxes but for cancellation of the NGOs' registration as......

Finance Minister P Chidambaram's speech

Mr. Speaker, SirIt is my privilege to present the Budget for 2007-08.I. A MID-TERM REPORT CARD ON THE ECONOMY2. In November 2006, the UPA Government crossed the midpoint of its term of office. A......

3 Deewarein: Eminently watchable

I joined the 800-strong audience in giving actor-director Nagesh Kukunoor's 3 Deewarein a standing ovation after a special screening at Mumbai's Sterling Cinema on July 28. That most people in the......

Report of chromosome pattern test of Pinki ready

The chromosome pattern test report (Karyotyping) of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik to determine her gender was on Monday received and would be sent to a court at Barasat in North......

Human Rights panel wants probe into 'inhuman torture' on Pinki

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission has directed the home, health and police departments to inquire into the alleged 'inhuman torture' on Asiad gold medalist Pinki Pramanik in police and jail......

Fennel leaves satisfied

Commonwealth Games Federation president Michael Fennel said he is "leaving with great sense of satisfaction" following his visit to Delhi, during which he approved the newly set-up Executive Board......

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Property disputes, love affairs kill more in Bihar

t another distinction of having the highest number of killings for property disputes and cases related to love affairs and sexual offences in the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/property-disputes-love-affairs-kill-more-in-bihar.html
One Rape Case Reported In India

BANGALORE: Rape, one of the most grievous and horrific forms of sexual violence against women is increasing in a developing country like India.... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/general/Every-day-Every-Hour-Every-30-Minute-One-Rape-Case-Reported-In-India-nid-170284-cid-1.html
Union Banks Bad Loans at Over Rs 3350 Crore

Union Bank of India has non- performing assets (NPAs) worth about Rs 3,350 crore from 20 defaulters. Replying to a Right to Information (RTI)... ...

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Time to give more teeth to spineless National Commission for Women

The National Commission for Women (NCW) is responsible for and answerable to 50 per cent of the Indian population. But the ground reality is that... ...

http://news.oneindia.in/feature/time-give-more-teeth-spineless-national-commission-women-1491496.html
A woman is raped every 30 minutes in India, says a study

New Delhi : Campaigners in India are calling for tougher penalties for sex offenders after a massive rise in the number of rapes. According to the... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/rape-woman-raped-every-mins-in-india-reports-39741.html

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