Suresh Prabhu (right) and MoS Manoj Sinha arrive at Parliament House with Railway Budget papers—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

NDA woos its ‘friends, allies’ over land bill

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu addresses a press conference in New Delhi after presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16. (Photo:AP)

Arvind Kejriwal, MHA tussle over appointment of chief secretary

Jitan Ram Manjhi likely to launch a new party (Photo: PTI/File)

Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session in New Delhi on Wednesday. — PTI

Anna Hazare and Medha Patkar during an agitation against the land acquisition ordinance in New Delhi on Wednesday. — PTI

Rahul Gandhi to be Congress chief in April?


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Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith win big

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World Cup 2015: It’s now or never for Proteas

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States await the Budget

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