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Sword hangs over several heavyweights facing cases

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Congress MP Rasheed Masood may have been the first to be struck by the Supreme Court’s order disqualifying convicted lawmakers. But that is not the end of the story.

Cabinet adopts Rahul line, dumps ordinance

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a function to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur

After days of high drama and overriding objections of a section of its allies, the UPA-2 government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh toed the Rahul Gandhi line on Wednesday and withdrew the contro

New medical panel to examine Bhullar

Death row convict Devinder Singh Bhullar got a breather as the government agreed to constitute another medical board to ascertain his medical condition.

‘India’s e-waste will rise by 400% in next 5 years’

The threat of electronic waste (e-waste) destroying the ecological health is looming large over India.

Pilot spots defence aircraft on runway, aborts takeoff

An accident was narrowly averted at the New Delhi IGI airport on Wednesday afternoon when an aircraft of a domestic airline had to abort takeoff after the pilot saw a defence aircraft crossing the run

Army to SC: Rajputs, Jats, Sikhs for post, no caste bias

The Indian Army has told the Supreme Court that only Hindu Rajputs, Hindu Jats and Jat Sikhs are recruited to the President’s bodyguard (PBG) due to “functional requirement” but there is no caste or r

CBI likely to quiz Amit Shah again

The CBI is likely to question former Gujarat’s minister of state for home, Amit Shah, again in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case.

Congress, BJP in slugfest over who gets credit

The BJP and the Congress on Wednesday engaged in a slugfest after indications started coming that the ordinance on convicted legislators will be withdrawn.

Toilets first, temples later, Modi tells students

Launching a counter-attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had appealed to secular forces to combine to face the onslaught of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the Gujarat chief m

Naidu meets Modi; TDP to join NDA?

Amidst growing speculation in the political circle of a possible BJP-TDP alliance, TDP chief N.

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