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Pioneer of anti-Mandal stir dies

Rajiv Goswami, who grabbed the headlines when he attempted self-immolation to protest against the Mandal Commission's recommendations in 1990, died at a private hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday.The......

Hardik Patel fallout: Home Secy Goyal gets the boot

The Narendra Modi government on Monday sprang a surprise when it appointed senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi as Union home secretary in place of incumbent L C Goyal, who sought voluntary retirement......

Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM for 4th time, rewards loyalists

New Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeting by former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi after he took oath at Raj Bhawan in Patna on Sunday.Photograph: PTI Photo Nine months after he stepped down,......

Nitish escalates JD-U stand-off; takes battle to President

Nitish Kumar on Monday escalated the stand-off in the ruling Janata Dal-United in Bihar to the battle to the President Pranab Mukherjee while expelled chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi sought a trial......

Won't go without a fight: Bihar CM Manjhi asks for assembly dissolution

Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and JD(U) president Sharad Yadav after a closed-door meeting in Patna. Photograph: PTI photo The last-minute patch up efforts between Jitan Ram Manjhi and......

Three finance secretaries in 15 months!

The way the present government has dealt with appointments of civil servants remains to be a cause for concern, notes A K Bhattacharya. Facts should speak for themselves. The Narendra Modi......

Is gold a good mortgage asset?

Recent spurt in gold prices has spruced up the value of the yellow metal further. Not only is it providing golden returns but is also helping get good mortgage value. In a high interest rate......

Why India must stabilise its ties with Iran

The recent arrangement reached by India and Iran, under which India would pay for oil imports from Iran in rupees, concludes the effort to find an alternative mode of payment, following the......

At 80, Murdoch is still ace dealmaker

It was 1953, and he was 22 years old. His father's death prompted him to return from Oxford to take charge of the family business. He became the managing director of News Limited. And thus......

Onions may not be a good investment in 2011, if . . .

'Biggest reforms are not the ones that make the headlines, but the one's concerned with the details of governance, which affect the everyday life of the aam aadmi.' -- Pranab Mukherjee, Budget......

Ash, Madhur unveil Heroine at Cannes

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who's creating waves at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival with her fashionable appearances, attends the photocall at the Majestic Beach Pier announcing her new film...

Hrithik celebrates Mahashivratri with family

Hrithik Roshan and his family visited a Shiv temple in Panvel, which is 22 km from Mumbai, to conduct a pooja on the ocassion of Mahashivratri on Wednesday. The actor has been making this annual......

Kickstart V-Day with B'wood's hottest kiss

Aseem Chhabra recommends viewing Band Baaja Baraat, which boasts one of the best kissing scenes in Indian cinema, this V-Day. In the middle of director Maneesh Sharma's debut film Band Baajaa......

Rajiv Anchal speaks about directing the Malayalam film, Pattinte Palazhi

Director Rajiv Anchal believes in experimenting with different themes. With films like Butterflies, Kashmeeram, Guru and Made in USA among others, he has handled various subjects that have......

Five sparkling movies to lighten up a dull weekend

The recent spate of supposed blockbusters at box office is turning out to be a disappointing affair. So what does one do when one's in the mood for the good old movie watching experience, the......

CL T20: KKR qualify despite loss to Somerset

Kolkata Knight Riders lost their final qualifying round match against Somerset by 11 runs but still managed to qualify for the Champions League Twenty20 main tournament in Hyderabad on Wednesday. -......

Images: Exhausted Watson goes aerial for record

Fatigue in hot and humid conditions persuaded Shane Watson to take the aerial route and hit as many balls over the boundary rope as he could during his world record breaking one-day innings of 185......

Video: Strauss critical of his bowlers' performance

England captain Andrew Strauss was critical of his bowlers' performance after the six-wicket win over the Netherlands in Tuesday's World Cup match in Nagpur. - Scorecard......

Chris Martin keen to end wickets drought in new season

After an unimpressive last season, lanky New Zealand fast bowler Chris Martin wants to make a positive start to the new season by doing well at the upcoming Test series against India, a country he......

Saina Nehwal conferred Khel Ratna

Badminton ace Saina Nehwal, whose phenomenal rise was highlighted by three top-flight international titles recently, was on Sunday conferredthe coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratnaat a glittering......
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Complete list of Congress, JDU, RJD candidates

(Clockwise from top left) RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Yadav and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi... ...
SRS State chief inaugurates ‘ADS-Talent Show’ pre-auditions

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Mum Eventz organised ‘ADS-Talent Show Season-1’ pre-auditions at Shalimar Palace, near Goswami Cricket Academy,... ...
Eden Gardens bids BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya adieu

KOLKATA: Even in death, Jagmohan Dalmiya's power to unify the Indian cricket board's bigwigs was in evidence. As the president's body was brought... ...
Troubled times for Indian bureaucracy?

New Delhi: From having their precious lunch hours curtailed to watching high profile exits and sackings of senior officials, the nation's pampered... ...
CPI(M) slams Modi over removal of bureaucrats

KOLKATA: The CPI(M) today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "abrupt removal" of bureaucrats in the Central government, saying it only... ...

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