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Satgonda Revgonda Patil. Photo: Uday Deolekar
Satgonda Revgonda Patil. Photo: Uday Deolekar

Congress pins hopes on 93-year-old Sa Re Patil to win Shirol

The Congress is banking on 93-year-old Appasaheb alias Satgonda Revgonda Patil (93) to carry the day in Kolhapur’s Shirol constituency. ‘Sa Re Patil’ — as he is affectionately cal... »

Varsity set up by BSP confers D.Litt. on Mulayam Singh

Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh was conferred with D.Litt. (honoris causa) by the Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University at its first convocation here on Tuesday. Go... »

‘Villagers to re-occupy land acquired for Posco project’

They pass resolution not to divert forest land for non-forest purpose »
Nationalist Congess leader Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo: Vivek Bendre
MUMBAI, October 1, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

Pawar blames Chavan for split

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar squarely blamed Maharashtra Congress leaders, mainly the outgoing Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, on Tuesday »
Anand Kumar with Manjul Bhargava.
Patna, September 30, 2014

Anand of Super 30 invited to MIT, Harvard

Anand Kumar, founder of Super 30, a Patna-based coaching institute for India Institute of Technology, especially for the poor and underprivileged students, has been invited by the prestigious Massa... »
Guwahati, September 30, 2014

Gogoi to constitute GoM to study North-east floods

: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday announced that a Group of Ministers (GoM) would be constituted soon to study the causes of havoc wreaked by the current wave of flood in Goalpara and Ka... »
Meerut, September 30, 2014

Squabble over Rs. 50 triggers clash

What would have been otherwise an innocuous petty fight between two youths, turned a sleepy Meerut village into a battlefield on Sunday evening. In an indication of heightened communal tempers in... »
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi. File photo
Patna, September 30, 2014

Bihar Chief Minister claims temple was ‘purified’ after his visit

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has, in a controversial statement, alleged that a temple in Madhubani district was cleaned and the deity washed after he left its premises. This was immediate... »
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice President Rahul Gandhi interact with flood-affected people in Dehruna Matipora in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
SRINAGAR, September 30, 2014

A family that lost its dream house

Kulsoom and her family members had eagerly been waiting for Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi to visit them on Monday.The senior Congress lea... »
NEW DELHI, September 30, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

To be or not to be in coalitions?

The collapse of two long-standing political alliances in Maharashtra points to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s growing confidence in its ability to break fresh ground and to the Congress’s increasing... »
Mohit Kamboj
MUMBAI, September 29, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

BJP fields the ‘richest’, CPI(M) the ‘poorest’

Mohit Kamboj, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Mumbai’s Dindoshi constituency is the richest candidate in the Maharashtra Assembly election. Mr. Kamboj has declared assets worth Rs. 3... »
Chandigarh, September 29, 2014

Bhagat Singh’s sister passes away in Canada

Parkash Kaur, the younger sister of revolutionary and freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, has died in Canada, a family member said here on Monday.Ms. Kaur (96) was the only surviving member of th... »
Republican Party of India (Athawale) president, Ramdas Athawale. File Photo
Mumbai, September 29, 2014

Sena lashes out at Ramdas Athawale for allying with BJP

Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the Republic Party of India(A) chief has “betrayed” dal... »

Singing for change in Chhattisgarh

Rajasthan plan to merge schools decried

WHO’s Heart Day advice: reduce salt intake

Flood-hit Kashmir village redoubles call for freedom

BJP plans rally blitz across State

Kavita Karkare in coma

President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra

Violence continues unabated in Vadodara

International tourism meet begins in Shimla

Residents of Lucknow are taking bath in the polluted water of river Gomti. The river, which is a tributary to mighty river Ganga and a lifeline of Lucknow city has been highly polluted by the industry affluent and sewerages of several townships. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury
Lucknow, September 30, 2014

Gomti to be cleaned on lines of river Ganga: Rajnath

Noting that the health of rivers is reflective of a country’s condition, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced cleaning up of river Gomti here on the same lines as river Ganga.... »
BJP MLAs protesting against the U.P. Government in front of Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow on Monday.
LUCKNOW, September 30, 2014

BJP MLAs stage dharna

Upping the ante against the Akhilesh Yadav government, BJP MLAs on Monday began their two-day-long dharna against alleged failure on part of the State government to check deteriorating law and orde... »
In this April 25, 2014, photo, senior PDP leader Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari (centre) looks on as a supporter shakes hands with party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (left), during an election rally in Srinagar. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
Srinagar, September 30, 2014

PDP MLA Iftikhar Hussain Ansari passes away

Moulvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Opposition People's Democratic Party MLA in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly and prominent Shia cleric, died in Srinagar on Tuesday following prolonged illness. ... »
NEW DELHI, September 30, 2014

NJAC: Mamata poser on Governor’s role

Even as the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill sailed through in the Rajasthan Assembly, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed doubts over it. At least... »
NEW DELHI, September 30, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

BJP to highlight MP, Gujarat model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign for the Maharahstra and Haryana Assembly elections will follow a two-pronged strategy. “The first strategy is to advertise the development of Madhya Pradesh... »
Ahmedabad, September 30, 2014

Over 100 held for Vadodara violence

Five days after the simmering communal tension in Vadodara led to incidents of arson, vandalism and assault, the police have arrested over a hundred people on the charge of rioting in various part... »
New Delhi, September 29, 2014
Maharashtra Assembly polls

With Sena out of NDA, hectic poll campaign awaits PM

Immediately after his return from the United States on October 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election preparations in Maharashtra and Haryana and devote... »
MUMBAI, September 29, 2014

Adarsh: Present evidence absolving Chavan, court tells CBI

Taking the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to task, the Bombay High Court on Monday gave it one week to present a report showing that the agency had found no evidence against Ashok Chavan fo... »
A bane: Every year, plastic flags flood the market on the eve of national festivals.
MUMBAI, September 29, 2014

Bombay HC directs centre to strictly ban manufacture of plastic flags

  The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Union Government to strictly implement the ban on manufacture of national flags made from plastic. The Ministry of Home Affairs has bee... »
Anant Geete
Mumbai, September 29, 2014

Shiv Sena Minister Anant Geete to quit Union Cabinet

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday announced that his party will exit the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). His decision comes four days after... »

Man held for harassing woman on Rajdhani

‘Take action against seniors making reckless comments’

J&K to get flood forecast system in 2 years

West Bengal Opposition compares TN assets case to Saradha

Shivsainiks target BJP on social media

NCP spokesperson misses deadline for Assembly polls nomination

Govt preparing comprehensive policy on Kashmir: Rajnath

Multi-polar contest on cards in Haryana Assembly polls


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