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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Apostle of peace, humanity personified (Comment: Special to IANS)
A 28-year-old dhoti-kurta clad young man was jostling to push his blanket-wrapped baggage into the unreserved compartment of a passenger train at Delhi Railway station on May 8, 1953.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 7:16:23 PM

Important bills passed in winter session
The important bills passed in parliament's winter session, which ended Tuesday, are as following:

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 7:12:23 PM

United opposition leaves imprint on parliament's winter session (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The performance of the two houses stood in stark contrast as the month-long winter session of parliament concluded Tuesday with the Lok Sabha having passed a "record" 18 bills while the Rajya Sabha lost a majority of its working days to disruption.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 7:02:18 PM

Justice not done to Netaji in free India: Bengal governor
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Observing that justice was not done to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in post independence India, West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi Tuesday called for declaring his birth anniversary (Jan 23) as a national holiday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 7:02:17 PM

Elephant mowed down by train in Bengal
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) An adult elephant was mowed down Tuesday by a speeding train in West Bengal's Bankura district, a forest official said.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:46:16 PM

Jharkhand gets BJP government, Modi says its for stability (Roundup)
Ranchi/New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday emerged victorious and prepared to form its government in Jharkhand, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the people have "voted for stability which is essential to realise the true potential of the state".

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:38:04 PM

Bengal lags, centre eager to develop it: Gadkari
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Regretting that West Bengal continues to lag due to the lack of politics of development, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the centre government is eager to help the state government to usher in progress.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:26:21 PM

Cycle pump sterilisation case: 2 suspended in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) The Odisha government Tuesday suspended two medical officers in connection with the use of a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomens during sterilisation surgeries in a community health centre (CHC) in Angul district.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:24:09 PM

Rahul Gandhi pays last respects to Venkatswamy
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday paid his last respects to veteran Congress leader and former union minister G. Venkatswamy, who died Monday evening after prolonged illness.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:20:16 PM

'Mamata will end up defending herself in court'
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Asserting that pointing fingers at the CBI probe will not absolve the Trinamool Congress of its involvement in the Saradha scam, BJP secretary S.N. Singh Tuesday claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will end up defending herself in the court.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 6:20:15 PM

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