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Updated: Apr 24, 2014 12:40 PM
Congress's inclusion and partnership versus BJP's divisiveness and concentration of power Under Narendra Modi’s leadership, the BJP's ideology has acquired a “particularly virulent character,” and as a result, the current election has
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 01:01 PM
Enthusiastic citizens exercised ther franchise during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election, in 117 constituencies in 11 States and one Union 7erritory, began on Thursday. Polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election, in 117 constituencies
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 11:57 AM
The Centre's move indicates that the decision in this regard might be left to the new government after the general elections. The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of chairperso
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 11:57 AM
In the middle of a whirlwind tour of Gujarat on Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, took on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, intensifying the war of words between him and the Gandhi family. At a meet
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CTamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan cast their ballot here Thursday.Other actors who also voted include Ajith Kumar, Jiiva, Khushbu Sundar, Prasanna Venkatesan and Senthil.Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan voted along with his live-in partner Gautham
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Two contract workers died when they fell down from a ladder at Hindustan Shipyard Limited, a Government of India Undertaking here on Thursday.The deceased were identified as Mohammad Ali, 40 and Ramesh, 41. The incident reportedly occurred at abo
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The police have booked Mumbai south-central Shiv Sena candidate Rahul Shewale's wife and 16 party workers for allegedly assaulting a policeman on duty. The incident happened in the Trombay area of the city. According to the police, on the eve of M
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"In the last two elections we managed to win 10 out of 11 seats in Chhattisgarh. This time we will win all 11 seats" With three consecutive victories in assembly elections and good performance in last two Lok Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh, everything
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“I am not going to any hill station,” says Stalin; Anbumani in Tindivanam After sweating it out for the Lok Sabha election campaign that went beyond a month, political leaders in Tamil Nadu are preparing to take a break from a tough and exha
Sport
Apr 24, 2014 12:50 AM
There may not have been much of a local element to Bengaluru FC’s championship-winning side, but nurturing talent from the region is still a priority, the club insists. Vishal Kumar was the only player from Bangalore to spend any significant time on
Apr 24, 2014 12:48 AM
Adil Kalyanpur and Siddhant Banthia kept India on course for qualification as the host beat the fifth-seeded Japan 2-1 and topped Group C in the Asia Oceania world junior under-14 tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on Wednesday.The Japanese relied
Apr 24, 2014 12:47 AM
Grandmaster and former national champion B. Adhiban bounced back from an inferior position to beat Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh and remain in joint lead after the sixth round of Asian Continental chess championships here on Wednesday. Thanks to the hard-e
Apr 24, 2014 12:45 AM
The BCCI has adopted a cautious stance in the aftermath of the Supreme Court asking the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to probe further into allegations of corruption in the IPL.BCCI vice-president Ravi Sawant, however, said there was no erosion of the Bo
Apr 24, 2014 12:44 AM
Kohli’s men eyeing a hat-trick of wins to go to the top of the points table Unbeaten so far, Royal Challengers Bangalore would be eyeing a hat-trick of wins to go to the top of points table even as Kolkata Knight Riders look to shake off its last
Opinion
Apr 24, 2014 12:17 AM
Accurately estimating the numbers of those dead in any conflict is notoriously difficult. In Bangladesh, these practical difficulties are exacerbated by the partisan nature of the politics On April 17, the Bangladesh’s War Crimes Tribunal initiate
Apr 24, 2014 01:49 AM
Once again, the credibility deficit of the Board of Control for Cricket in India stands underlined. A three-member committee recommended by the BCCI to hold an investigation into charges concerning the Indian Premier League matches last year has not found
Apr 24, 2014 12:08 AM
In September 2012, an alert Egyptian doctor working in a Saudi Arabian hospital isolated a new human virus in samples taken from a man who had died of pneumonia and kidney failure. The virus came to be known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronav
Business
Apr 23, 2014 10:42 PM
Officials are impounding cash and merchandise, which restricts mobility The Indian diamond and jewellery industry is perturbed by the model code of conduct in place during the country’s ongoing elections. According to the rules, which are in place
Apr 23, 2014 10:41 PM
PC-maker Dell is the latest consumer electronic company to join the anti-e-commerce bandwagon.A shiny new notice, that points out that Snapdeal is not a Dell authorised reseller, now greets customers who click on Dell India’s website. “Snapdeal
Apr 23, 2014 10:39 PM
Royal Enfield Motors continues to see its bike sales zoom even as its leadership position is expected to be challenged by upcoming competition. The company has been a leader in the mid-size category (above 250cc to 650 cc) of superbike market in the cou
Apr 23, 2014 10:37 PM
Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has tied up Export Credit Agency (ECA) facility of up to $550 million, co-financed by the Japan Bank for International Corporation (JBIC) and a group of other Japanese banks backed by Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (
Apr 23, 2014 10:36 PM
The agri division of Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) signed a joint venture agreement with HZPC of Holland, a leading innovator in potato breeding, seed potato growing and seed potato trading, to offer best quality seed potatoes to farmers within and ou
Features
Apr 23, 2014 07:11 PM
Dayanita Singh leaves to chance the shape her work will take at the Kochi Biennale 2014 If the phone battery had not died Dayanita Singh would probably have begun conceptualising an entirely different story for the year-end Kochi Muziris Biennale where s
Apr 23, 2014 05:58 PM
The SteerToSafety campaign is an attempt by Social Cops to transform citizens’ voices into tangible data to solve on-ground problems When your car swerves dangerously as you try to avoid yet another pothole or you navigate a darkened road nervousl
Apr 23, 2014 06:33 PM
Shadows stalk sidewalks of de Monte Colony which remains uninhabited following an exodus 10 years ago After a late-night horror movie, a group of college students went to de Monte Colony to see if the place was indeed haunted. These youngsters may be for
Apr 23, 2014 08:45 PM
Rama upholds a king’s Kshatriya dharma even during the period of exile in the Dandakaranya forest. The very term Kshatriya means one who is fearless and protects those who trust him. This is explained to Sita when she gently points out that the duty
Apr 23, 2014 07:11 PM
Arun V. C. captures the drama of the small world in his solo photography show There is love, passion, war and sentiment. There is action, romance, feeling and thought. The universe of the little creatures is as real as ours. Photographer Arun V.C. train
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Apr 23, 2014 05:09 PM
Pavements in Delhi are often hidden, almost always unusable. A photo-feature on the state of the city’s footpaths. Text: Ziya Us Salam Photos: S. Subramanium, Sushil Kumar Verma
Apr 23, 2014 09:29 AM
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