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Teachers pin hopes on BJP govt

The Left-inclined teachers are pinning their hope on the BJP government, as the party has assured students it will scrap the controversial four-year undergraduate programme after it comes to power.

4 Cong MPs keen to contest Assembly polls


Four of the seven Congress MPs in Delhi are said to be keen to contest the state Assembly poll.

Fire claims 6 of family in Zakir Nagar


Six members of a family, including four children, were charred to death in mysterious circumstances while sleeping late on Wednesday night in the Zakir Nagar area of southeast district.

PM: Modi wave media creation

In what may be the most expensive vote in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday flew down to Guwahati in a special aircraft to cast his vote for the Lok Sabha polls.

No Lokpal now, Centre tells SC

The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that it does not intend to take any immediate decision on the appointment of the chairperson and members of the Lokpal, and no meeting has been schedu

Ex-CAG told by SC to audit wealth of top Kerala temple


The centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, whose administration has been facing charges of large-scale fiancial bungling after gold, silver and precious stones worth crores of rupees wer

Fire kills 6 in Delhi, suicide is suspected

Six members of a family, including four children, were charred to death while sleeping in New Delhi’s Zakir Nagar on Wednesday night.

Bharti attack: Kejriwal sits in meditation

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday sat in meditation at the Assi Ghat to protest against Wednesday evening’s attack on his colleague, Somnath Bharti.

BJP sees gain in 19 east UP seats

It had nothing to do with astrology, just sheer electoral strategy.

Modi turns Varanasi into a sea of saffron


The holy city of Varanasi virtually turned into a sea of saffron as it went on a holiday on Thursday to welcome the man who is most likely to become India’s next Prime Minister — Narendra Modi.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.