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Winter session of Parliament appears headed for washout

The winter session of Parliament appears to be headed for a virtual washout with the third week ending on Friday without transaction of any substantial business because of the Opposition ruckus......

19 new faces inducted into Modi sarkar, 5 face the axe

The reshuffle was aimed at infusing more “experience, expertise and energy” into the government.   Seventeen new faces, including Bharatiya Janata Party leaders S S Ahluwalia, and......

Mamata's TMC sweeps aside opposition in West Bengal

Led by mercurial Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress on Thursday stormed back to power in West Bengal getting more than two-thirds majority decimating the opposition Left-Congress alliance......

What are the RSS/BJP after? Global change made Nehru, Indira irrelevant

'One big problem for the RSS is, while they spread their ideology of hard, Hindu-ised Indian nationalism, the absence of their own pantheon of modern nationalist giants. They missed out on the......

Why I support Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chief

The opposition to Gajendra Chauhan's appointment has more to do with his background and less with anything else, feels Syed Firdaus Ashraf. At the height of the communal tension ahead of the Babri......

Congress alleges Rs 45,000-crore telecom scam

Congress party has alleged that Modi government is surreptitiously taking steps to protect the interests of six leading telecom companies. The Congress on Thursday alleged a staggering Rs......

One year on.....Modi's 14 big hits and one big miss!

When Narendra Modi came to power in May 2014, just about every sector had an unfinished task or issues left pending by the United Progressive Alliance government’s indecisiveness or......

ABP to buy out STAR from TV news venture

Media giant Ananda Bazaar Patrika is parting ways with the Rupert Murdoch-controlled STAR Group, after months of discontent over editorial and other strategic issues.The two have been operating the......

Cracks in STAR-ABP ties

Besieged media baron Rupert Murdoch may have to face new challenges - not just in the UK but in the key Indian market as well.After eight years of joint operations in news television, the......

Foreign tourists flock to Kashmir

Notwithstanding the terror strikes on Mumbai, India continues to attract tourists with a majority of them flocking Kashmir, a top Indian tourism official has said."India is a safe destination and......

Part 2: FANTASTIC movies coming up in 2017!

Which one are *you* looking forward to? We're looking at 52 promising movies coming up for in the next 52 weekends of 2017. The first part had an amazing line-up. Here's looking at the concluding......

'India is such a fantastic country'

Image: Prasoon Joshi cleans the streets outside the Sofi Mahal building in Lalbaug, South Mumbai, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Photograph: Sahil Salvi 'I was......

Meet the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs contestants

Which of these young talents will YOU vote for? The fifth season of Zee TV's Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs kicked off on December 27. This time, boys will be pit against the girls. Check out the 12......

Review: Stanley Ka Dabba is a marvellous debut

Raja Sen reviews Stanley Ka Dabba. Post YOUR reviews here!In many ways, Amole Gupte's directorial debut plays out like a classic Western. A grumpy old Sheriff, a veritable bloodhound, starts......

Sarkar inspires television show?

Waaris, a family drama set against the background of the underworld,tells the storyof the true waaris for the position created by a senior don. The makers doesn't deny that the television show is......

Bowlers put Bengal in control against Railways

Medium pacer Sourav Sarkar andcomeback man Shib Shankar Paul shared five wickets between them as Bengalreduced Railways to 214 for nine in the Ranji Trophy Group A encounter in Kolkata, on......

Bangladesh 'A' reeling after India 'A' take 183 runs lead

Bangladesh ‘A’ need something special on the third and final day to save the unofficial Test against India ‘A’ at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru. At stumps on......

Ranji round-up: Karthik's unbeaten ton to TN's rescue

Tamil Nadu batsman Dinesh Karthik celebrates after completing a hundred during the Ranji Trophy match against Bengal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI......

Ranji round-up: Sehwag sizzles with unbeaten ton on green top at Lahli

File picture: Virender Sehwag celebrates his century. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Lahli: Veteran opener Virender Sehwag is making most of his hard-earned form as he blended caution......

Ranji round-up: Mumbai avoid follow-on embarrassment vs Railways

Tail-ender Javed Khan, batting with a finger injury, saved Mumbai from following-on while chasing Railways' first innings score of 242 in the rain-truncated Ranji Trophy match, in Delhi, on......
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State BJP chief writes to Centre for CBI probe into Srinu Naidu murder

KHARAGPUR: After Trinamool, the state BJP has started ferreting the conspiracy theory, though with a difference. While Mamata Banerjee has been... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/state-bjp-chief-writes-to-centre-for-cbi-probe-into-srinu-murder/articleshow/56606326.cms
A small fish who befriended crocodiles

The shooting took place at 2.45 pm on Wednesday. A car with unidentified men arrived at the TMC office in Kharagpur. It has been over 24 hours... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/kharagpur-tmc-office-shooting-srinu-rao-a-srinivasan-naidu-sharma-rao-gunned-down-4471671/
Militants attack GREF camp in Akhnoor sector near LoC

'Achche Din 'Star Wars' 'Vardah' "Aashiqui 2" "Ek Villain 1000 12 AW-101 VVIP helicopters 1984 riots case 2004 tsunami 2016 2017 26/11 2G 500 74th... ...

http://www.dayafterindia.com/2017/01/09/militants-attack-gref-camp-in-akhnoor-sector-near-loc/
Trump and I are opposites in some ways, says Obama

US President Barack Obama said his successor Donald Trump and he are opposites in some ways but admitted that both have a high degree of confidence... ...

http://www.dayafterindia.com/2017/01/09/trump-and-i-are-opposites-in-some-ways-says-obama/
Ravi Shankar Prasad

The powerful thrust on digital India is for building an empowered India, an honest India, and an accountable India. This was long overdue. Union... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/since-nov-8-we-are-winning-all-polls-lets-leave-the-final-analysis-to-the-people-of-india-ravi-shankar-prasad-4464091/

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