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UPA govt had almost clinched deal in 2012

Published on 04-Aug-2015
Former Union minister Oscar Fernandes. DH file photo

It has emerged that a formula drawn up in 2012 was put the Manmohan Singh government close to a peace agreement...

Bengal flood toll rises, 60 lakh affected

Published on 04-Aug-2015
 A man carries an LPG cylinder through flood water in Howrah district in West Bengal on Tuesday. PTI Photo

The flood situation in southern West Bengal remained grim on Tuesday with the death toll reaching around 90. Almost 60 lakh..

Disaster agency posts vacant, says House panel

Published on 04-Aug-2015
PTI file photo for relief camp

A Parliamentary panel has refused to buy Union Home Ministry's argument that there is no shortage of staff in National...

Flood situation in UP grim; toll reaches 58

Published on 04-Aug-2015
PTI photo for representation

The flood situation in Uttar Pradesh remains grim on Tuesday with several rivers continuing to be in spate.

Villagers in Manipur mend broken bridges themselves

Published on 04-Aug-2015
The temporary bridge built by villagers after Chakpikarong  bridge - that serves more than 40,000  people of both Thoubal and Chandel districts of Manipur- collapsed on July 31 due to flash floods. DEEPAK OINAM

Every day, NTS Plowish used to cross the Chakpikarong bridge to reach his workplace in Thoubal district, the concrete bridge...

Bad weather hits Amarnath pilgrimage

Published on 04-Aug-2015
PTI file photo for representation.

Frequent cloudbursts and bad weather continue to hinder the smooth flow of Amarnath pilgrimage and the number of pilgrims...

Sonia, Rahul & Manmohan lead Cong protest

Published on 04-Aug-2015
Determined lot: Congress President Sonia Gandhi shouts slogans with party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, senior leader Mohsina Kidwai and other leaders during a protest against suspension of 25 party members, at parliament on Tuesday.  PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday led...

LS on business despite boycott

Published on 04-Aug-2015
Lok Sabha. PTI file photo

After two weeks of disruptions, Lok Sabha on Tuesday began transacting business despite the combative opposition boycotting...

Cong claims credit for BJP backtracking on land bill

Published on 04-Aug-2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. PTI file photo

The Congress on Tuesday claimed credit for forcing the Narendra Modi government's U-turn on the land acquisition bill...

'Readiness to accept land bill report not climbdown'

Published on 04-Aug-2015
The parliamentary panel is expected to submit its report on August 7

The government on Tuesday said that its readiness to accept the report of a parliamentary panel on land Bill should...

Photo Gallery
Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Locals wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on River Ganga at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Foreign tourists wade through a waterlogged road after high tide on Ganga river at Kalighat...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Children sitting on the roof of a house in a flooded village at Satul in Murshidabad...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Manish Malhotra with actress Aishwarya Rai on the ramp at the India Couture Week...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Juhi Chawla at an interactive session on health hazards due to mobile radiations in Mumbai...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bhopal on Monday to promote his upcoming film 'Manjhi - The Mountain Man'...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Sonam Kapoor walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Kohli reacts at a hotel staff after arriving at Hotel Taj in Colombo...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

Chitrangada Singh walks the ramp during India International Jewellery Week...

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