Coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express that derailed near Jagiroad station in Assam’s Morigaon district on Wednesday

Police personnel stop Congress workers who were holding a demonstration in front of the residence of BJP leader Subramanian

Vice-president Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (second from left), Lok Sabha Speakar Meira Kumar

Devotees assemble at the banks of the Ganga to take a holy dip on the occasion of Baisakhi in Hardwar on Sunday

Supporters shower flower petals on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as they ride

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi during a roadshow in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday

Riot victims make their way to a polling station in their native village Hasanpur, in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi displays the victory symbol before filing his nomination from the Vadodara constituency

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at an election rally at Kukshi, in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday.

Newsmakers

Tilting planets can harbour life: Nasa

Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a sort geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, Nasa scientists have found.

Sports

Big win for S.S College

Skipper Hitesh Gemini and Deepak Punia took three wickets each as Swami Shardanand College defeated Subhania Cricket Club by seven wickets to enter the quarter-finals of the 24th All-India Om Nath Soo

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Central bank’s autonomy vital

The former US Federal Reserve chief, Ben Bernanke, has touched on a very sensitive issue, namely the growth and inflation debate that erupts like a volcano every time inflation figures and industrial production figures are released and on the eve of every credit policy announcement by the Reserve Bank of India.

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Wah, yeh Lakhnawi andaaz

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