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    Rahul is right alternative to ‘divisive’ Modi: Tharoor

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    New Delhi: Union minister Shashi Tharoor has backed Rahul Gandhi for prime minister, saying people with lesser credentials than the Congress vice president have in the past turned out to be good leaders and Gandhi was the “right alternative” to a “divisive force like Modi”.

  • India’s forex reserves jump by $1.83 billion

    Mumbai: India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $1.83 billion to $297.28 billion for the week ended March 14, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

  • India’s forex reserves jump by $1.83 billion

    Mumbai: India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $1.83 billion to $297.28 billion for the week ended March 14, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

  • J&K’s AIP to contest LS polls, announces 3 candidates

    Srinagar: Awami Itehad Party, headed by MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid, today announced candidates for three Lok Sabha seats of Kashmir Valley, vowing to act as a bridge between India and Pakistan to solve all outstanding issues.

  • Trinamool manifesto focuses on ‘roti, kapda and makaan’

    Kolkata:Describing roti kapda aur makaan (food, dress and shelter) as the party’s focus, the Trinamool Congress Saturday released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, promising electoral reforms, transparency and a corruption-free India.

  • Narendra Modi’s look-alike launches campaign for him

    Vadodara: With BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi busy campaigning across the country, city-based Jitendra Vyas, a look-alike of the Gujarat Chief Minister, has launched a campaign to ensure his victory from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat from where he will contesting besides Varanasi.

  • Govt ‘laid back’ about appointing Navy Chief: BJP

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the Navy chief’s post lying vacant for nearly a month, BJP today attacked the Congress-led UPA government for its “laid back” approach in filling up the top post and said it may lead to compromise on national security.

  • Will miss Chidambaram: Jaitley

    New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Saturday said he would miss P. Chidambaram after the finance minister opted out of the Lok Sabha elections.

  • 11 injured in CPI(M)-Trinamool clash

    Chinsurah (WB): Eleven persons were injured in a clash between CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress at Pandua in Hooghly district today.

  • Gul hits out at Bansal, questions CBI clean chit in rail scam

    Chandigarh: Launching a scathing attack on former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over cash-for-post scam, AAP candidate and former Miss India Gul Panag today questioned the clean chit given by CBI in the case to her rival from Chandigarh seat and said he cannot simply brush aside the alleged involvement of his nephew in the scam.

  • ‘People to decide if me or Rohit will contest from Nainital’

    Pithoragarh: Congress veteran N D Tiwari, who is currently on a 10-day tour of Nainital parliamentary constituency along with his recently acknowledged son Rohit Shekhar, today said his visit is meant to find out if people want him or his son to contest from the seat.

  • Vasundhara Raje has faith in me, says Sonaram as Jaswant fumes

    Jaipur: As his selection from Barmer seat virtually sparked a revolt by Jaswant Singh, Sonaram Chowdhry today made it clear that he had the support of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje but evaded queries on the veteran leader, saying the issue will be handled by seniors.

  • Ready for Amritsar fight: Amarinder

    Chandigarh: Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said that he was ready for the high-profile battle Saturday, a day after he was announced as the Congress candidate to take on senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat.

  • MP: Parties submit list of star campaigners with EC

    Bhopal: The Congress, CPI(M) and Samajwadi Party here have :submitted lists of their star campaigners in Madhya Pradesh with the Election Commission and Office of the Chief Electoral Officer.

  • ​Rahul Gandhi interacts with tribal women in MP

    Mandla (MP): Facing a tough election, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today reached out to the tribal women engaged in collection of tendu leaves, and patiently heard the problems being faced by them.