What is the biggest challenge the Trinamool Congress (TMC) faces during the three-tier West Bengal Panchayat elections scheduled in July this year? Literally the Trinamool itself, thanks to the infighting. Koushik Dutta and Snigdhendu Bhattacharya report.
Infosys' co-founder NR Narayana Murthy will provide strategic direction to the global software major on return as executive chairman, outgoing chairman KV Kamath said today.
Title favourites India produced yet another clinical performance as they outplayed arch-rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in a high-voltage group league encounter of the ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham on Saturday. Scorecard
In a blow to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’s government, senior cabinet minister Babu Bokhiria has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment in a R54-crore illegal mining case, HT
A minor girl was allegedly raped in Parvarpur village in Kamlapur area in Sitapur, police said today.
A day-long bandh began today morning in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh in response to a call given by TRS, which accused the Congress government of resorting to repressive measures to put down the statehood rally.
The Arunachal Pradesh government has budgeted sanitary napkins to ensure pubescent girls do not miss classes during their periods. HT
The US House of Representative passed an amendment linking the American military aid with the human rights in Pakistan, in particular those of religious and ethnic minorities.
With the split in the ruling coalition in Bihar looking imminent, state NDA convenor Nand Kishore Yadav and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi today refused to meet chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani won Iran's presidential election today, the interior ministry said, scoring a surprising landslide victory over conservative hardliners without the need of a second round run-off.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,who was recently elected a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam for the fifth consecutive term, will take oath on June 17.
A 'murdered' man and his alleged ‘killer’ were both found to have been serving jail terms, in two different countries. Girja Devi 48, of Bihar’s East Champaran district is in jail for the ‘killing’ of a co-villager, who, it now transpires, is alive and currently lodged in a prison of Nepal. Sagar Suraj reports.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar admitted for the very first time today, that the ‘political situation had turned difficult’ and a decision on the continuation of the NDA alliance in Bihar was now into the crucial discussions within his party. Mammen Matthew
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With uncertainly threatening Bihar's ruling coalition, most BJP ministers including deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi skipped office for a second straight day today.
Unable to afford costly treatment for their six-month-old daughter, a daily-wage labourer and his wife strangled her to death and dumped her body in a ditch near their home, Tripura Police said Friday.