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Hillary meets trafficking victims in Kolkata

KOLKATA: The US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton on Sunday spent the first day of her two-day trip to Kolkata, a city she returned to after about 15 years, with a socio-cultural itinerary, meeting young women rescued from human traffickers and visiting the British era Victoria Memorial.

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Pranab says he is in the dark over presidential candidate

DHAKA/BANGALORE:  With the Congress playing its cards close to its chest, the Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, widely regarded as a front-runner for the presidential candidate, on Sunday said he was “in the dark” over the issue while the Left parties said they would back a candidate with “wider acceptance”.

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Lalu castigates Nitish over Modi handshake

PATNA/NEW DELHI:  Mr Nitish Kumar, who was clicked shaking hands with Mr Narendra Modi at the NCTC conference, on Sunday  came under attack from the RJD chief Mr Lalu Prasad who said the Bihar Chief Minister stands “thoroughly exposed” over his “secular facade”.

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Running a coalition govt an art: Pawar

MUMBAI: Taking a jibe at Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr Prithviraj Chavan, NCP chief and Union Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar said on Saturday that running a coalition government was an art. He said it after he spoke of advantages of a single party rule.

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