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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Cong stir outside Swamy residence

Congress workers on Tuesday held a demonstration outside BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s Nizamuddin residence for his controversial statements against the party leadership.

Newsmakers

‘Charles refused to back Rushdie’

Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel The Satanic Verses because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims

Sports

Salwan boys post second victory

An all-round show by Prashant Vashishth helped Delhi’s Salwan Boys Senior Secondary School hammer Dehinagar KCR Vidya Pith of West Bengal by 141 runs in a league match of the Coca-Cola Cricket Cup Und

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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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