PM unveils new tax reforms

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Bhushan guilty of contempt of court: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday held activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt for his two derogatory tweets against the...

Multilayered security arrangements for I-Day

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Modi replaces Vajpayee as longest-serving non-Cong PM ever

New Delhi: Narendra Modi has yet another milestone to his credit – becoming the longest serving non-Congress Prime Minister of India.

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No Maoist threat to polling on April 17 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There was no Maoist threat in the second and last phase of polling in Odisha for 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and 77 Assembly seats on April 17, while stringent security was in place, state election officials said today.

Lalu’s daughter goes hi-tech with hubby to win Patliputra

Patliputra: Battling two heavyweights in her debut in the political arena, Misa Bharti is banking on hi-tech poll strategies and family support in her bid to salvage the pride of her

BJP leader moves EC over ballot numbers in Mathura

Mathura: BJP here today filed a complaint with Election Commission alleging that the district election office flouted norms in placing names and allotting ballot numbers on the EVM to various candidates contesting the Mathura Lok Sabha seat.

Bengal casts first votes for Lok Sabha on Thursday

Kolkata: Stretching from the globally famous hill tourist town of Darjeeling in the northern tip, to the world's largest mangrove delta Sunderbans that washes into the Bay of Bengal in the south, the elections in West Bengal have never been

Jolt to Nitish, Kisanganj candidate withdraws in Congress favour

Kisanganj: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today suffered a jolt as JD(U) candidate from Kisanganj withdrew in favour of Congress nominee in the parliamentary election. "I have decided to withdraw myself from election in favour of sitting Congress candidate to check split of minority votes," JD(U) candidate Akhtarul Iman said.

CBI can no longer be Dept of Dirty Tricks, govt’s hatchet: former WB Governor

NEW DELHI: CBI was in for some harsh words on Tuesday when former Governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishen Gandhi said the central probe agency had gained notoriety as

Govt woman employee can get uninterrupted two-year leave for child care: apex court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness.

Charges framed against 5 in Muzaffarnagar riots case

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Charges have been framed against five accused in a local court here in connection with the murder of two youths during Muzaffarnagar riots.

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