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Modi enters BJP parliamentary board, Chauhan ignored
Politics

Modi enters BJP parliamentary board, Chauhan ignored

Narendra Modi, ironically, is inducted back into the BJP's Parliamentary Board, by the same man who pushed him out.

Battle for home-cooked food: LPG blackmarket coming in big way
Politics

Battle for home-cooked food: LPG blackmarket coming in big way

The Union Government’s decision to put a cap on six subsidized cylinders per year and three in the remaining part of the current financial year has brought a series of accounting and distribution problems

Whatever euro's fate, Europe's reputation savaged
Economy

Whatever euro's fate, Europe's reputation savaged

Whether the euro lives or dies, the chaotic way Europe has tackled the crisis could undermine the region's geopolitical clout for years to come and leave it at a distinct disadvantage in a rapidly changing world.

Developing nations need Euro crisis defence: Zoellick
World

Developing nations need Euro crisis defence: Zoellick

Developing countries needed to "prepare for the uncertainty coming out of the euro zone and the wider financial markets", Zoellick told Britain's Observer newspaper.

CBI begins questioning Jagan Reddy, while in custody
India

CBI begins questioning Jagan Reddy, while in custody

The investigating agency grilled Jagan for three days before arresting him on May 27. It, however, told the court that he did not cooperate during the questioning and sought his custody for 10 days.

Jagan's mother blames Sonia for arrest
Politics

Jagan's mother blames Sonia for arrest

She said Jagan was being targeted just because he defied Sonia Gandhi and went ahead with "Odarpu Yatra" to console the family members of those who committed suicide or died of shock following YSR's death.

Will Bofors cost the UPA a govt, much like Rajiv's?
Politics

Will Bofors cost the UPA a govt, much like Rajiv's?

In our daily Firstpost Video Views, Senior Editor, Venky Vembu, says that there's probably not as much power as there should be in the howitzer guns anymore.

Bofors allegations anguished me, relief on exoneration: Big B
Politics

Bofors allegations anguished me, relief on exoneration: Big B

The former Swedish police chief has said that the actor's name was dragged into the controversy by Indian investigators. Following the revealation the actor said he was relieved to be exonerated and said no one understood his anguish over the allegations.

India successfully launches long range missile Agni -V
India

India successfully launches long range missile Agni -V

India joins elite missile club of US, Russia, France, China with the successful launch of Agni-V

Troop movement: Did Army chief suspect something 'fishy'?
India

Troop movement: Did Army chief suspect something 'fishy'?

That there were some talk about the mid-January movement of two elite Army units towards the capital which had exercised Army Chief Gen VK Singh's mind is evident in an interview to The Week.

Meet Mukul Roy: The man who would be Railways Minister
Politics

Meet Mukul Roy: The man who would be Railways Minister

The man who refused to visit a rail accident site while he was the minister of state for railways is set to be the railway minister. Meet Mukul Roy, the man Mamata had always wanted for the post she once held.

Dinesh Trivedi resigns; Railway fare hikes may be rolled back
Politics

Dinesh Trivedi resigns; Railway fare hikes may be rolled back

According to CNN-IBN sources, Dinesh Trivedi has sent a resignation letter to the Prime Minister. Mukul Roy may become the new Railway Minister

Oil supply to EU nations not stopped, says Iran
World

Oil supply to EU nations not stopped, says Iran

Iran trumpeted advances in nuclear technology on Wednesday, citing new uranium enrichment centrifuges and domestically made reactor fuel.

Is baby Falak the victim of an adoption racket?
Delhi

Is baby Falak the victim of an adoption racket?

The teenager who was with Rajkumar, reveals that he might well have been looking to adopt another baby after Falak.

Pakistan PM Gilani offers to resign: Report
World

Pakistan PM Gilani offers to resign: Report

According to media reports, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today offered to resign shortly after the Supreme Court served him a notice for contempt of court.

Mr Obama, rest easy. Indian students have hit rock bottom
India

Mr Obama, rest easy. Indian students have hit rock bottom

The PISA results, which measure the competence levels of students, have been a disaster for India. Our rotten education system has brought us to the bottom of the world

'Rajat Gupta became the illegal eyes for his friend'
World

'Rajat Gupta became the illegal eyes for his friend'

A total of 56 people have been charged in insider trading cases since Bharara, an Indian-American assumed office shortly before Rajaratanam's October 2009 arrest.

Kejriwal attacker says he was in Congress, Seva Dal says no way
Politics

Kejriwal attacker says he was in Congress, Seva Dal says no way

"Whatever facts Pathak has told us, he took the step as he does not agree ideologically with Anna Hazare's campaign," the SP said. "As of now we have taken him into preventive custody and are examining what action can be taken.

German vote won, but is Merkel hungry for more?
Politics

German vote won, but is Merkel hungry for more?

Germany will shoulder up to €211 billion of the fund's €440 billion worth of guarantees, but critics fear it is already clear this will not be enough and taxpayers will be asked for more.

Rate and petrol hike a double whammy: Ficci's Kumar
Investing

Rate and petrol hike a double whammy: Ficci's Kumar

The RBI has hiked its policy rate, the repo rate, by 25 basis points to 8.25 percent. The reverse repo rate has also been raised higher by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent.